Anton Barbeau — NATURAL CAUSES

Natural Causes is Anton Barbeau’s not-very-long awaited follow-up to 2016’s Magic Act. Awash in ancient Mellotrons, analog synths and 12-string guitars, Natural Causes is Barbeau’s 23rd record, a bright, open, sometimes sad and often shimmering collection of new songs and splendid remakes. Release date: 13 April 2018. Label: Beehive (US) / Gare du Nord (UK)

Allyson Seconds — LITTLE WORLD

Singer Allyson Seconds and songwriter/ producer Anton Barbeau have teamed up again for a new album. “Little World” picks up nicely where Allyson’s 2009 debut, “Bag of Kittens,” left off, matching her honey-velvet vocals with Ant’s layered and harmony-rich psych-pop songs. As heard on NPR’s Fresh Air! Listen here: Singer Allyson Seconds Revitalizes Power-Pop On […]


7″ single CLUBBING IN BERLIN + new music video Nov. 2014 on Beehive CLUBBING IN BERLIN sees psychedelic troubadour Anton Barbeauturning back toward his earliest synth-pop roots. Written in a jet-lagged shower shortly after moving to “the electronic music capitol of the world, apparently,” the track is half Barbeau’s self-deprecating commentary on “life as an ex-pat/eternal tourist,” half infectious electro Instant […]

Video: LASHER KEEN — Dancing Sounds

From the self-released album “Mantic Poetry, Oracular Prophecy,” by Lasher Keen. Filmed in Nevada City and Grass Valley, CA. Video by Julia VBH.

Meri St. Mary + Th’Mole: PROTAGONISTA! 7″

PROTAGONISTA! unites punk-poet-chanteuse Meri St. Mary with mutant-trip-hop producer Th’ Mole. A veteran of the San Francisco / Los Angeles punk underground, Meri brings her charismatic vocals and compelling poetry in a new direction with her first electronic release. The EP features four of St. Mary’s songs, brought to vivid sonic life — layered, psychedelic, […]