William Hayes is a Seattle based multi-instrumentalist and composer of music and sound design for film, dance, and theater. He is contributor to a various artists as a performer and improviser, and 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 recently 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. 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