Brian LeBarton

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Brian Lebarton
OriginLos Angeles, California, USA
GenresAlternative rock, Electronic
Occupation(s)Musician, Producer
Instrumentskeyboards, drums, bass
Associated actsBeck
Jamie Lidell

Brian LeBarton is a keyboardist, composer, and electronic musician from Los Angeles, California.

Work with Beck[edit]

Keyboardist for Beck from 2004-2010. He joined the band for the Guero tour and continued on for The Information album/tour of 2006 and Modern Guilt album/tour of 2008–2009.

Notable contributions include his work on Beck's Grammy-nominated 2007 self-released single "Timebomb",[1] the score to Nacho Libre.[2]

Lebarton contributed to Beck's cover of Bob Dylan's "Leopard-Skin Pill-Box Hat" for the War Child: Heroes charity album,[3] and was an early member of the Record Club,[4] a project launched for Beck's website in 2010 featuring contributions from Nigel Godrich, MGMT, St. Vincent, The Liars, Thurston Moore and Wilco.

Side projects and other[edit]

Jamie Lidell : JIM, Compass and his most recent "Jamie Lidell" on Warp Records.

Beck served as the composer for Behaviour Interactive's Wet.

Contributed music to the film Scott Pilgrim Vs. The World. Credited as "Sex Bob-Omb" bassist and drummer. His recording "Threshold 8-bit", used in the end credits, was sequenced on a Commodore 64 computer.

Musician and writer on Feist's album Metals.

Co-writer and producer on "Fire In The Water", sung by Feist for The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 2 film and soundtrack.

Credited as engineer on "Manhattan" and "Always On My Own" from the Cat Power album, Sun.

Credited on vocals as "Notrabel" on the track "Streaker" by Tobacco, for his album Ultima II Massage.


  1. ^ "New Beck Single". Archived from the original on 2009-02-20. Retrieved 2009-02-17. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link) Timebomb Press Release
  2. ^ Nacho Libre Soundtrack Credits
  3. ^ "Beck". Archived from the original on 2009-02-24. Retrieved 2009-02-17. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
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