Aug 16, 2021
Austin Wintory chats with Mark
Mothersbaugh about his long career in music including
his band DEVO; his work in film and
television; his transition into video games; his thoughts about
game development and interactive systems; and how his family has
affected his thoughts on music.
Mark Mothersbaugh is a celebrated composer, musician, singer, and songwriter best known for being one of the founders of the rock group DEVO. 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. He has composed music for several hit video game franchises including the Jak and Daxter Series, the Crash Bandicoot series, the Sims series, and the recently released Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart.