The latest DEVO related news.
Jerry Casale of DEVO hosted a tasting event for his 50 by 50 wine at The Record Parlour in Hollywood, CA recently (June 30th, 2015). DJ Lance Rock of Yo Gabba Gabba sent us this photo of himself, Bootsy Collins of Parliament/Funkadelic, and Jerry Casale at the event. For more info on 50 by 50 wine, please visit: http://www.thefiftybyfifty.com/.
RollingStone.com premieres promo video for DEVO's Booji Boy bobble figure...with new music composed by Mark Mothersbaugh.
AUGUST 14th & 15th (Friday Night & Saturday All Day & Night)
Gerald V. Casale of DEVO
A very special event is scheduled for this year's DEVOtional:
Sat. Aug. 15th events start Noon-1pm in AKRON for a SPECIAL UNVEILING OF A PERMANENT DEVO STREET ART INSTALLATION based on the classic "Chili Dog Mac" photo by Janet Macoska (snapped on the streets of Akron in 1978). Presented as a tribute to DEVO and the City Of Akron by the Akron Civic Committee.
GERALD V. CASALE of DEVO will be a guest in Akron!
FREE CHILI DOGS & TACOS
At: 182 S. Main St. Akron, OH 44308.
Afterwards we will all meet at The Beachland Ballroom for the DEVOtional 2015 in Cleveland at 2pm for the rest of the day & night (featuring Guest Speakers, Live Bands, a never-before-seen DEVO concert movie, and much more!).
The first 100 Ticket Pre-Orders will receive this limited edition DEVO: Nutty Buddy live at the Eagle Street Saloon 1977 cassette tape! A gift from DEVO and Futurismo.
NOW FOR THE FUTURE: AN INTRODUCTION TO ART POP PIONEERS DEVO IN 10 RECORDS
An indispensable introduction to the music of oft misunderstood art rock synth poppers Devo through 10 essential records (well, 9 and one DVD). Deconstructing the De-volution is Del Jae Williams of Futurismo, the label responsible for the brilliant release of Devo’s 1977 live show Miracle Witness Hour.
Two of DEVO's earliest songs will be included on an Akron, Ohio themed compilation from Soul Jazz Records in the UK. "Mechanical Man" and "Auto Modown".
Buy it at SOULJAZZRECORDS WEBSITE: http://www.souljazzrecords.co.uk/index.php
Bob "Bob 1" Mothersbaugh's infamous 2x4 styled La Baye Guitar will be reissued in 2015.
Eastwood Customs will create two models:
1) Standard Version: Street price of $399 with stop tail.
2) "Bob 1 Signature" edition with Bigsby and upgraded pickups @ $599. This will also include a DEVO gigbag and a signed Certificate of Authenticity. Available in Red or Black. Specs: Alder body, maple neck. 24 3/4" scale. Dual mini-humbuckers, 2 vol 2 tone controls, 3-way switch.
We expect them to ship by April 2015!
More Info at Eastwood Customs Web Site:
Saturday, Jan. 17 - 7:30 PM
6712 Hollywood Boulevard
Hollywood, CA 90028