Mark Mothersbaugh of Devo is moving ahead with some changes in his real estate portfolio, listing side-by-side houses in Hollywood Hills West.
Apparently he decided it was time to go forward and most recently listed a 768-square-foot bungalow built in 1951 at $799,000. With two bedrooms and a bathroom there’s not much room to store energy domes (those flower-pot like hats the new wave band popularized).
The similar vintage contemporary next door is also for sale at $1.299 million. Described in the listing as an artist’s retreat, the 2,206-square-foot gated home has three bedrooms and three bathrooms.
Mothersbaugh, 64, is a founding member and frontman for the band, which was formed in the early 1970s – think “Whip It.”
He is a composer for numerous television shows, including “House of Lies,” “The Carrie Diaries” and “Regular Show.” More recently he wrote the film score for “The Lego Movie.”
The singer-guitarist is also a painter. A show of his art and music will open at the end of the month at the Museum of Contemporary Art in Denver.
He bought the smaller property in 1993 for $911,270. The larger house last changed hands in 2000 for $439,000, public records show.
Mothersbaugh owns several properties in the Los Angeles area.
Debi Raveh of Rodeo Realty is Mothersbaugh’s living agent.