February 2024: From the Postcard Diaries by Mark Mothersbaugh

From The Postcard Diaries – February 7, 2018 by Mark Mothersbaugh

From The Postcard Diaries
By Mark Mothersbaugh
Published Issue 122, February 2023

Mark Mothersbaugh is one of this era’s most unique and prolific composers. Deeply aware of the ability of precise, multi-faceted artistic expression to deliver vital social commentary, he has perpetually challenged and redefined musical and visual boundaries. Mothersbaugh co-founded influential rock group DEVO, and then parlayed his avant-garde musical background into a leading role in the world of scoring for filmed and animated entertainment, interactive media and commercials.

From The Postcard Diaries – February 18, 2019  by Mark Mothersbaugh

As an award winning composer, his credits include Moonrise Kingdom, 21 Jump Street, Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs, Enlightened, Rushmore, The Royal Tenenbaums, The Life Aquatic, Pee Wee’s Playhouse, and the hugely successful Rugrats television, stage and film franchise.

From The Postcard Diaries – October 30, 2018  by Mark Mothersbaugh

Through his multimedia company, Mutato Muzika, Mark has scored hundreds of commercials. Mothersbaugh received the BMI Richard Kirk Award for Outstanding Career Achievement at the organization’s 2004 Film/TV Awards. He can currently be seen as the art teacher on the hit television series, Yo Gabba Gabba!

From The Postcard Diaries – March 9, 2018 by Mark Mothersbaugh

Check out Mark’s January install, Beautiful Mutants: “Fibi, Dedicated Family Watchdog,” the companion art to Brian Polk’s, Every Day It’s Getting A Little Easier To Admit Life Is Getting Much Harder, or head to our Explore section to see more by this talented creative.