Bill MacKay is a Chicago based guitarist, composer and improviser. Two years after Esker, he announced the release of a new album. Fountain Fire is out on March 22nd via Drag City. As the press release reports, he melds slide, acoustic and distorted electric tones on Fountain Fire to explore the enigma at the end of a continent, civilizations that precede others, and how we all end up the same. We already shaeed “Try It On”; “Welcome” is a new excerpt. Listen below.