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Dillon, W. M. (2011) Video and Website

Dirtfoot (in pre-production) CD/DVD/Short Film of a Live Prison Performance

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Xavier (2010) Zay’s Music In Your Hands

Young, F. (2016) Die Jim Crow: The EP Kickstarter