William Hayes is a Seattle based multi-instrumentalist and composer. He creates music and sound design for film, dance and theater, contributes to a various artists as a performer and improviser, and is guitarist and collaborator with experimental electronic band Newaxeyes who recently released their debut LP Black Fax (2018, Important Records). Working alongside producer Randall Dunn (Sunn O))), Earth), William has played guitars on Jóhann Jóhannson's score to Panos Cosmatos' upcoming film Mandy (2018), Myrkur's award-winning album Mareridt (2017, Relapse Records), and has toured internationally as keyboardist for Wolves in the Throne Room, and as guitarist for Kate Wallich’s Industrial Ballet with composer/producer Johnny Goss.  William received a Bachelor of Music in classical composition from Cornish College of the Arts in 2013, where he studied with Wayne Horvitz and Jarrad Powell