Archive for the 'Willis Earl Beal' Category

Tuesday, August 18th, 2015

Willis Earl Beal is a musician, writer, and actor whose work captures the often uninvestigated corners of the psyche. His first album, Acoustimatic Sorcery, was released in 2012 and was comprised of recordings Beal cut on a cassette karaoke machine. His latest record, Noctunes (out August 28th through Tender Loving Empire records) is something special. […]

Wednesday, January 21st, 2015

Willis Earl Beal returns this week with Noctunes, a record of songs inspired by night-time. Limited to a 300 compact disc release, this new collection is being self-released through Beal’s Electric Soul Records. Those interested in a copy, should reach out to the man directly via his site. Below, two tastes from the record. These […]

Thursday, January 8th, 2015

“Like a waking dream…located somewhere between blue midnight and grey dawn” While the above quote describes Willis Earl Beal’s self-released 2014 collection, Experiments in Time, it can easily be applied to Beal’s latest vehicle as well — the minimalist film Memphis, written and directed by Tim Sutton. Shot on a low budget and quietly released […]

Monday, April 23rd, 2012

Wednesday, May 2nd, Spaceland Productions and Aquarium Drunkard present Willis Earl Beal at The Autry The Echo. I’ve been wanting to see this guy live for months – his debut LP, Acousmatic Sorcery, is out now via XL. We’re giving away three pairs of tickets to AD readers (you can also purchase tickets, here). To […]

Thursday, February 23rd, 2012

In a era of near constant spin, hype and worse it’s increasingly rare to engage with art on one’s own terms sans any preconceived notions. It’s for this reason I shared two tracks by Willis Earl Beal without commentary in an effort to present the music context free. Earl’s story has become the toast of […]

Monday, February 13th, 2012

Take me away right now if you believe. Right now. MP3: Willis Earl Beal :: Wavering Lines (via)