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Recent Past
03.07.20 Hatchers @ Jerry’s on Front w/ Valise, Cienfuegos, & Fratesi
02.14.20 Hatchers @ House of Yarg PHL w/ Slack
02.07.20 EMBARKER @ INC Miami
12.21.19 Hatchers @ Century Bar with Human Adult Band
11.9.19 EMBARKER @ The Dust Bunny w/ Liz Meredith, Comfort Link, Street Rat & Kyle Press
11.2.19 @ Pageant Gallery - Brian Osborne Record Release,  Michael Barker / Tamio Shiraishi duo & Wall Wymyn
10.11.19 Hatchers @ Jerry’s on Front w/ Gold Dime & Carnivorous Bells
04.12.19 @ Jerry’s on Front w/ Eva Aguila & Eric Barry Drasin
08.25.18 @ Spleen Coffin Festival  Baltimore, MD

Bio: m.barker (Embarker) is the solo sound project of audio visual artist Michael Roy Barker. Based out of Philadelphia, PA USA, Mb uses a variety of electronics, modular synthesizer, homemade instruments and voice to create hyperkinetic sound collages and compositions that often provide a live sound track to found and interactive video. Mb has performed throughout the United States, Europe, Canada, and Japan and has released numerous recordings on a variety of formats. He currently plays in the electronics and drums duo “Hatchers”. He also has an accidental MFA from the Maryland Institute College of Art’s Mount Royal School of Art.

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The Answer Tapes are a series of found and stolen answering machine tapes. The tapes were acquired from 2000-2005 in Maryland, Delaware, New Jersey, New York and Pennsylvania, USA. Originally released on Heresee records in 2005.