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Trummors – Spanish Peaks
taken from Trummors‘ 3rd album “Headlands” on May 12th via Ernest Jenning Record Co..

Begun in 2010 in Greenpoint, Brooklyn, Trummors is a duo formed by songwriters Anne Cunningham and David Lerner. Dave, known to some for his years of work with Ted Leo & the Pharmacists.

Headlands was recorded and mixed by Jarvis Taveniere (Woods, Real Estate), and produced by Kevin Barker (Vetiver, Fruit Bats), whose b-bender telecaster work accompanies every track. Additional musicians include Dan Horne (Cass McCombs, Circles Around the Sun) on pedal steel, Kyle Forester (Crystal Stilts, Woods) on piano and saxophone, with Chad Laird & Steve McGuirl (Prince Rupert’s Drops) on bass and drums, respectively. Will Dyar (who performs with the band on occasion) mastered Headlands at Hills Audio in Santa Fe, NM. —- Ernest Jenning Record Co.

The Aislers Set are back!  Here‘s a new tune by Av Linton, featuring Kevin Barker (Currituck Co., Vetiver) on banjo.  And Aislers Set’s first two albums (Terrible Things Happen and The Last Match) are re-issued from Slumberland Records and Suicide Squeeze Records, Pre-order, HERE and HERE.  Also singles/rarities compilation will be appeared from Slumberland in 2015!

a special screening of The Family Jams
“The Family Jams”上映会決定!
2013.01.26.(sat) @SOUP
presented by ユリシーズ&レコキンスタ


First look teaser for LAST KIND WORDS. 
Premiering March 24 at the ATLANTA FILM FESTIVAL.

“When Eli returns to the farm of his parents’ youth,
he discovers that within its forests a different line is drawn
between the living and the dead …..”

Brad Dourif and Kevin Barker (via)

Last Kind Words” is a new feature film written and directed by Kevin Barker, produced by Duane Andersen. Starring: Brad Dourif, Sarah Steele, Alexia Fast, Spencer Daniels, Marianne Hagan, Clay Wilcox.
The music in the film includes Geeshie Wiley’s ‘Last Kind Words‘, P.G. Six, Espers (‘Dead Queen’), Sibylle Baier (‘Girl’), Feathers (‘Tiny Lights’), and Robert Aiki Aubrey Lowe (aka Lichens) composed a number of new pieces especially for the film.

Some of the songs used in the film Last Kind Words.

”Los Pajaros Del Rio” by Vetiver (featuring Devendra Banhart)
Stormy Records Space, Detroit, MI June 15, 2004.

Part of over 30 minutes of bonus live footage of Devendra Banhart, Joanna Newsom and Vetiver from the DVD special features of THE FAMILY JAMS, a documentary feature film by Kevin Barker, to be released in 2012 by FACTORY 25.

and …. Listen to the “Happy enchilada mix” by Kevin Barker on, now!

Track List:
Harpers Bizarre – Leaving On A Jet Plane
Joe Ely – Treat Me Like A Saturday Night
David Bromberg – Diamond Lil
John Prine – That’s The Way That The World Goes ‘Round
Shiva’s Heasband – Ripple
Norman Blake & Tony Rice – I’m Not Sayin’
Chris Weisman – Working On My Skateboarding
Hoover – Leave That For Memories
Country Joe and The Fish – She’s a Bird
The Flatlanders – Tonight I’m Gonna Go Downtown


I Wish That I Was Beautiful For You” by Darren Hanlon

Music Video directed by Kevin Barker
Starring Eli Wallach and Anne Jackson – Frankie Rose (Frankie Rose and The Outs) – Darren Hanlon

Darren Hanlon is an Australian singer/songwriter who plays urban folk music. The song ‘I Wish That I Was Beautiful For You’ was originally appeared on his 2004 album “Little Chills,” enlisting a few special guests including Doug McCoombs (Tortoise) and Nick Luca, recorded by Craig Schumacher (Calexico, Giant Sand, Neko Case).

Also….. “Last Kind Words“(2011) is a feature film written and directed by Kevin Barker, starring Brad Dourif (“One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest” and “Deadwood”), Sarah Steele (“Spanglish”) and Spencer Daniels (“Star Trek” and “The Curious Case of Benjamin Button”). Summary: When Eli returns to the farm of his parents’ youth, he discovers that within its forests a different line is drawn between the living and the dead….

Antony and the Johnsons will release their five track EP “Thank You For Your Love” on August 24th via Secretly Canadian.  The title-track is the lead single from the forthcoming album “Swanlights” out on October 12th.  The album is now available for pre-order including bundles consisting of the full length CD and EP, vinyl LP and EP, and book with CD and EP will be available for sale on August 5th. Those who purchase the bundles will instantly receive an advance download of the EP.

Track List:
1. Thank You For Your Love  2. You Are The Treasure  3. My Lord My Love 
4. Pressing On – Bob Dylan cover, feat Kevin Barker (Vetiver) on guitar 
5. Imagine – John Lennon cover, collaboration with avant-garde ambient composer William Basinski, feat Kevin Barker on guitar.