JEFF WINNER is a music & film producer, historian, and researcher. He has written for the Oxford University Press "GROVE DICTIONARY OF AMERICAN MUSIC," the MIT Press anthology "SOUND UNBOUND" (with Chuck D of Public Enemy, Moby, Scanner, and Steve Reich), features in "ELECTRONIC MUSICIAN" magazine, and liner notes for the DVD/CD series "OHM: THE EARLY GURUS OF ELECTRONIC MUSIC" (with Sonic Youth, Bob Moog, John Cage, and Brian Eno). Mr. Winner is also editor/interviewer for "WE ARE DEVO," the band's first biographical book (Firefly Press), and is the Consulting Producer of the forthcoming official Devo documentary film.
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As we enter the final week of our Kickstarter funding campaign, watch this exclusive early edit preview focusing on DEVO's mysterious origins during the Kent State shootings in 1970. (Note: This alternate trailer is using an old working title. The title of the film will be "ARE WE NOT MEN?") Donate via the Kickstarter page for our film here:
Thank you for helping us raise $40k during our first week. We've met our initial goal, but that was in fact a modest step to move forward, and we really need much more to deliver the Film U Want. Please summon all Spuds in this Wiggly World to contribute so we can secure the rights, archives, and all cultural textures that surround this amazing group and their history: http://kickstarter.com/projects/1409838010/authorized-devo-documentary-film/posts/264862
BoingBoing: "I get many requests every day from people asking me to post about their Kickstarter project. I'm sometimes tempted to filter all email with "kickstarter" in it. But then I get something likeJeff Winner's Kickstarter for a Devo documentaryand I realize that I can't do that. This documentary about one of my favorite bands looks amazing."