Dirty Beaches’ low-slung, lo-fi, post-rockabilly is the project of Alex Zhang Hungtai, who was born in Taiwan but moved to Canada at an early age. Mixing a croon worthy of Elvis or Roy Orbison with Suicide-like drum machines and a fondness for found sounds and hypnotic loops, Hungtai’s music is equally familiar-sounding and surreal. He released a slew of albums, EPs, and cassettes on labels such as Night People and Fixture Records, then moved to Zoo Records for his official debut album, Badlands, which was released in early 2011.

Dirty Beaches and Zulu Pearls Collaborate for "Lightweight" ft. Sapphire

Dirty Beaches and Zulu Pearls Collaborate

Berlin-based, by way of Washington, DC, Zulu Pearls have shared their latest collaboration. This time Zach Van Hoozer, the creative force behind the project, teamed up with avant-garde experimentalist Dirty Beaches and Tokyo’s Sapphire Slows for an atmospheric take on his latest single “Lightweight”:

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Dirty Beaches Announces New Album 'Stateless' out 11/4 on ZOO Music, the first track from the release "Displaced" is now streaming on Northern Transmissions

Dirty Beaches Announces New Album ‘Stateless’

The new instrumental record Stateless is the 6th full length release of Dirty Beaches an artistic identity of 33 year old, Taiwanese-Canadian artist Alex Zhang Hungtai. Here we see the artist venturing further into cultivating the instrumental side of,

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Dirty Beaches shares details of new double LP, gives away mixtape

Dirty Beaches Announces Double LP

This week we were given another glimpse of the new Dirty Beaches double LP coming out on May 21st on ZOO MUSIC with the release of a new track “Landscapes In The Mist.” Drifters/Love is the Devi

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