In this episode: Mark Mothersbaugh is one of the founding members of the band Devo and an acclaimed TV and film composer. But Devo is one small part of a decades-long exploration of what Mothersbaugh considers a kind of cultural “de-evolution." Mothersbaugh’s many different visual depictions of this de-evolution are the subjects of a new book, Mark Mothersbaugh: Myopia.
Then: Perfume Genius' newest album, Too Bright, is an electronically-textured telling of painfully personal stories inspired by bullying and homophobia. Hear him perform his single "Queen" and more in the Soundcheck studio.