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Willis Earl Beal – Monotony (via)

A Chicago-based singer/songwriter/artist,
Willis Earl Beal will release his debut full-length “Acousmatic Sorcery,” due out on March 5th via Hot Charity/XL Recordings.



“The album’s 11 songs are taken from a series of recordings Beal made while living in Albuquerque, New Mexico. After living in the Chicagoland area for his entire life, Beal felt compelled to be near the desert, an idea he had long romanticized.”  –Leor Galil, CHICAGO READER




Willis Earl Beal – Evening’s Kiss
Illustrated and directed by Willis Earl Beal.
Taken from the first single from Willis Earl Beal’s forthcoming debut album “Acousmatic Sorcery”.


FOUND’s Magazine #7 contains the true-life tale of Willis Earl Beal, who’s responsible for perhaps the sweetest and oddest looking-for-love flyer ever created.

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The latest video for the title track from Gil Scott-Heron‘s long awaited new album “I’m New Here” (XL Recordings).  The song was written by Bill Callahan for his “A River Ain’t Too Much To Love” album under the name of Smog (Drag City/2005).  Directed by Iain Forsyth and Jane Pollard.  Accompanied by a guitarist, Pat Sullivan of Oakley Hall.

















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Gil Scott Heron – Johannesberg