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Old 08-17-2019, 09:51 AM
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I agree with the mentions of Devo and They Might Be Giants -- though, to be fair, both bands intentionally cultivated a vibe (weird in the case of Devo, nerdy in the case of TMBG) in their look and their music.

For a successful band that was unintentionally / unironically dorky, I nominate Rush.