Pere Ubu and Devo are the new wave bands most closely associated with Ohio. But they were only part of a much wider — and equally original — punk scene, says Jon Savage. On the 40th anniversary of Roxy Music's debut, Simon Reynolds reassesses their journey, marked out in a new box set, from aural insanity to elegant perfectionism. New wave oddballs Devo used to warn that consumerism was crumbling. Now they're back to say we told you so. Pat Long tips his funny hat. David Lynch, Devo and others remember the murdered outsider Peter Ivers, who dressed in spandex, sang about frankfurters and pre-empted the pop energy of MTV. Published: 27 Dec The Ohio institution will select its cohort at a ceremony in Brooklyn next March.
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