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New wave stalwarts Devo have finally released their ode to Seamus Romney, who was famously tied to the roof of the Romney family car on one of their road trips in 1983. The band says they don’t have a full album in the works, but are not against posting songs as they are created.

(via RollingStone.com)

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Devo last released an album of new music 19 years ago. The band of nerds is back in 2010 with a new album, and today’s Spotlight song is the first from the new effort. “Fresh” is not breaking any molds for Devo, but it isn’t just the same old thing, either. While sounding like Devo, the song doesn’t sound stale or dated. It’s nice to hear a band take such a long break and pick up right where they left off.

Reaction to the song was very positive. Jeff said, “I would call that an instant classic.” Chris said, “I liked it; it sounded like Devo. They aren’t deviating from their normal thing, so I like it.” Pauly gave it 3.5 stars saying, “Not sure yet. Sounds like devo aright.”

If you missed today’s Spotlight, you can stream the song (and get a free download) on the band’s official website. Devo can also be found on Facebook, Twitter and MySpace.

What do you think of the song?

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Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival Announces 2010 Lineup

This has been a great Tuesday so far. First the M’s sign pitching ace Felix Hernandez to a 5 year extension at bargain bin prices. Then news that the Seahawks will hire John Schneider as their GM (he was the Green Bay Packers Director of Football Operations). And to top it all off, the Coachella lineup comes out, and it is RIDICULOUS.

Friday, April 16:
Jay-Z, LCD Soundsystem, Them Crooked Vultures, Vampire Weekend, Deadmau5, Public Image Limited, the Specials, Grizzly Bear, Passion Pit, Echo and the Bunnymen, Benny Benassi, Fever Ray, Grace Jones, She & Him, Erol Alkan, the Avett Brothers, Calle 13, the Whitest Boy Alive, the Cribs, La Roux, Yeasayer, Lucero, DJ Lance Rock, Dillinger Escape Plan, Proxy, Ra Ra Riot, Deer Tick, Wolfgang Gartner, Aeroplane, Iglu & Hartley, Sleigh Bells, P.O.S., Baroness, Hockey, Little Dragon, White Rabbits, Wale, Kate Miller-Heidke, As Tall As Lions, Jets Overhead, Alana Grace, Pablo Hassan

Saturday, April 17:
Muse, Faith No More, Tiesto, MGMT, David Guetta, the Dead Weather, Hot Chip, Devo, Coheed & Cambria, Kaskade, 2ManyDJs, Major Lazer, Dirty Projectors, Gossip, Z-Trip, the xx, John Waters, Les Claypool, the Raveonettes, Mew, Sia, Camera Obscura, Tokyo Police Club, Porcupine Tree, Old Crow Medicine Show, Aterciopalados, Bassnector, Frigtened Rabbit, Dirty South, Flying Lotus, Corinne Bailey Rae, Pretty Lights, Shooter Jennings, Rx Bandits, the Almighty Defenders, Edward Sharp and the Magnetic Zeros, Craze and Klever, Zoe, the Temper Trap, Portugal the Man, Band of Skulls, Girls, Beach House, Steel Train, Frank Turner

Sunday, April 18:
Gorillaz, Pavement, Thom Yorke ????, Phoenix, Orbital, Spoon, Sly and the Family Stone, De La Soul, Julian Casablancas, Plastikman, Gary Numan, Charlotte Gainsbourg, Sunny Day Real Estate, Yo La Tengo, MUTEMATH, Deerhunter, Infected Mushroom, Club 75, Matt & Kim, the Big Pink, Gil Scott-Heron, King Khan and the Shrines, Florence + the Machine, Yann Tierson, Little Boots, Miike Snow, Talvin Singh, Ceu, B.o.B., Babasonicos, Owen Pallett, the Glitch Mob, Mayer Hawthorne, Local Natives, Rusko, the Middle East, Hadouken!, the Soft Pack, Kevin Devine, Paparazzi, Delphic, One eskimO

For more details, visit coachella.com.

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