About

Kay Buchheim is a musician, based in Hamburg, Germany. In addition to his given name, he appears under the moniker Digger Barnes.
Being a songwriter, recording artist and touring musician for more than 20 years, he currently works as a composer for stages and screens.
Port de la Selva represents Buchheim’s more adventurous side, drawing influences from ambient, drone, library music and free improvisation.

Film/ TV :
2020: “Die erste Welle“, Turnus Film/ SRF (directed by Annina Furrer)
2020: “Unorthodox“, Netflix (directed by Maria Schrader)
2019: “Franz Wright – Last Words“, Slowboat Films (directed by M.A. Littler)
2019: “NZZ Format: Die Indianer von Pine Ridge“, SRF/ 3sat (directed by Annina Furrer)
2019: “Vom Lieben und Lügen“, Lomotion, SRF/ 3sat (directed by Annina Furrer)
2016: “Brevet“, Curly Pictures (directed by Michael Reis-Müller)
2016: “Armenia“, Slowboat Films (directed by M.A. Littler)

Theater:
2019: “Die große Gereiztheit“, Schauspielhaus Zürich (directed by Karin Henkel)
2018: “Lazarus“, Schauspielhaus Hamburg (directed by Falk Richter)
2016: “Diamond Motel“, Schauspiel Leipzig (directed by Barnes & Quincy)
2015: “Schuld und Sühne“, Schauspielhaus Hamburg (directed by Karin Henkel)
2013: “Monarch“, Schwankhalle Bremen (directed by Kristina Brons)
2012: “Krieg“, Schwankhalle Bremen (directed by Kristina Brons)

Readings/ Misc.:
2020: Simone Buchholz/ Franz Dobler: “Sünde und Sound“, Elbphilharmonie Hamburg (with Simone Buchholz, Franz Dobler)
2020: Judith Schalansky: “Atlas der abgelegenen Inseln“, Uebel & Gefährlich Hamburg (with Gala Othero Winter, Pencil Quincy)
2019: Jörg Fauser: “Das Schlangenmaul“, Schauspielhaus Hamburg (with Charly Hübner, Lina Beckmann, Rocko Schamoni)
2014: Raymond Carver: “Warum tanzt ihr nicht?“, Hamburger Kammerspiele (with Oliver Sauer)
2014: Franz Dobler: “Diamond Motel“, Schwankhalle Bremen (with Franz Dobler, Pencil Quincy)
2013: Louise Jakobs: “Fräulein Jakobs funktioniert nicht“, Schwankhalle Bremen (with Louise Jakobs)

Tour/ Studio:
Chuck Ragan (Hot Water Music), Austin Lucas, Emily Barker, Jim Ward (At The Drive In),Tim Barry (Avail), Anderson Family Bluegrass Band, Butch Meier, Allie Parker, Jenny Owen Youngs, Joey Cape (Lagwagon), Audra Mae, Ben Nichols (Lucero), Alain Croubalian (The Dead Brothers),Tom Gabel/ Laura Jane Grace (Against Me), Frank Turner, Possessed By Paul James, Jon Snodgrass and others.

Discography:
Port de la Selva: “Remote Islands“ (2020, Abroad)
Port de la Selva: “Pine Ridge“ O.S.T. (2020, Abroad)
Port de la Selva: “Last Words“ O.S.T. (2020, Abroad)
Digger Barnes: “Near Exit 27“ (2017, B&Q)
Digger Barnes: “Frame By Frame“ (2014, Hometown Caravan, B&Q)
Digger Barnes: “Every Story True“ (2012, Hometown Caravan, B&Q)
Digger Barnes: “Time Has Come“ (2009, Hometown Caravan, B&Q)
Digger Barnes/ Allie Parker: “Digger & Allie“ (2007, Sabotage)
Digger Barnes: “My Name Is Digger“ (2007, Sabotage)
Digger Barnes: “The Trailer Tapes“ (2006, Self-released)