Even when they first became a band, Devo knew a lot of things man wasn't exactly supposed to know. They knew that progress wasn't a given and that societies or even species can evolve toward the primitive instead of the sophisticated. They knew, as did sci-fi author Philip K. Dick, that revelatory things could be discovered in a culture's trash. And they knew—as founding member and bassist/synthesizer player Gerald Casale explained in a vintage bio—that Devo was an idea they'd... More >>>