Mark Mothersbaugh

  • Detail of Polysics’ cover of Oh! No! It’s Heavy Polysick!!! (Sony Music Entertainment Japan, 2011).

    Mark Mothersbaugh

    2011 WAS A GOOD YEAR to celebrate de-evolution! Being proved correct in this context hasn’t always been a cause for joy, but here are a few of the things that brought me happiness:

    1 Polysics, Oh! No! It’s Heavy Poly­sick!!! (Sony Music Entertainment Japan) I first came across this group while touring in Japan. Observing a Polysics show in Tokyo is a lot like attending a political rally/aerobics class/religious event that seeps beyond the traditional borders of entertainment.

    2 The Octopus Project, Hexadecagon (Peek-A-Boo) After observing the Octopus Project for some time, I have become interested