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DEVO - THE BEGINNING WAS THE END

DEVO - THE BEGINNING WAS THE END

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285 PAGES

"THE BEGINNING WAS THE END is the definitive account of DEVO's vibrant early history, from the authors of the first-ever book about the band. THE BEGINNING WAS THE END features never-before-seen images of the band members and their visual history as it tells the unlikely story of a collection of creative misfits who formed a musical kinship, drawing material and inspiration from the industrial Midwestern environs of Northeast Ohio. With the May 4, 1970, Kent State shootings as a catalyst, DEVO channeled protopunk energy into a sprawling art project that would pioneer the use of music videos, innovate technology in pop music, define the aesthetic of the 1980s New Wave/MTV era, and maintain an edge of social, political, and cultural criticism that continues their relevance fifty years after their formation"--

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