Real Name:
Michael Roy Barker
EMBARKER is the solo project of audio visual artist Michael Roy Barker. Currently based in Philadelphia, he also plays / has played with such as Sharks With Wings, George Steeltoe Ensemble, and Hatchers. Mb uses a variety of electronics, modular synthesizer, homemade instruments, voice and processed audio collages to create hyperkinetic ADHD infused music that is often used as a soundtrack to found videos or as an interactive audio visual experience. He has performed widely in the US, and has also studied at STEIM in 2007 and been artist in Residence at the Experimental TV Center in Owego NY 2006-2007.



MLR005 Embarker - Embarker album art Embarker Embarker(LP, Album, Ltd) Malleable Records MLR005 US 2008 Sell This Version
SP-24-CS Embarker - Big Gary album art Embarker Big Gary(Cass, Album) Spleencoffin SP-24-CS US 2011 Sell This Version
RS010 Embarker - Habitrail album art Embarker Habitrail(Cass, Album, Ltd, Num, C23) Refulgent Sepulchre RS010 US 2015 Sell This Version

Singles & EPs

024 Embarker - The Sayer album art Embarker The Sayer(CDr, Mini) Heat Retention Records 024 US 2008 Sell This Version


PHR-58 Embarker - Needle Bank album art Embarker Needle Bank(Cass, Ltd, C16) Phase! Records PHR-58 Greece 2008 Sell This Version
none Embarker - The Lamprey Chronicle album art Embarker The Lamprey Chronicle(Cass, C20) I Just Live Here none US 2010 Sell This Version
35 Embarker - Accidental Plagiarism album art Embarker Accidental Plagiarism(Cass, C35) Heat Retention Records 35 US 2013 Sell This Version
BM345 Embarker - Live album art Embarker + Newton (4) Embarker + Newton (4) - Live(Cass) Breathmint BM345 US 2014 Sell This Version