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Dirty Beaches

The project of Alex Zhang Hungtai, Dirty Beaches' spanned low-slung, lo-fi, post-rockabilly to ambient instrumentals. Born in Taiwan, Hungtai moved to Canada at an early age. Starting in 2005, he released a slew of albums, EPs, and cassettes on labels such as Night People and Fixture Records. Hungtai's music is equally familiar-sounding and surreal, mixing a croon worthy of Elvis or Roy Orbison with Suicide-like drum machines and a fondness for found sounds and hypnotic loops. He moved to Zoo Records for his official debut album, Badlands, which was released in early 2011. Hungtai remained busy, issuing singles on Suicide Squeeze and a split with Xiu Xiu in 2011 and 2012. He released the Water Park soundtrack on A Records in March 2013 and the double album Drifters/Love Is the Devil that May. In 2014, Hungtai announced that his album Stateless would be his last under the Dirty Beaches name. Featuring viola courtesy of Italian composer Vittorio Demarin and mixing by Dean Hurley, Stateless was released in November 2014. ~ Heather Phares
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  1.   Song
  2.   A Train
  3.   Reconstruction Surgery
  4.   True Blue
  5.   I Know
  6.   Time Washes Away Everything
  7.   I Dream In Neon
  8.   Floating Underwater Watching Waves
  9.   Stye Eye
  10.   This is Not My City
  11.   Midnight Runner
  12.   God Speed
  13.   Woman
  14.   White Sand
  15.   Night Walk
  16.   Elli
  17.   Somewhere
  18.   In the Night
  19.   Love is the Devil
  20.   Greyhound At Night
  21.   Belgrade
  22.   Tides and Shadows
  23.   Vertigo
  24.   Canadian Prairies
  25.   Night City
  26.   Alone At the Danube River
  27.   Mirage Hall
  28.   The Road
  29.   Like the Ocean We Part
  30.   Water Park Theme
  31.   Berlin
  32.   A Hundred Highways
  33.   Shadows
  34.   Black Nylon
  35.   L Train
  36.   Like the Wind
  37.   Shangri-La
  38.   Displaced
  39.   Paris
  40.   Landscapes In the Mist
  41.   Lone Star
  42.   Stateless
  43.   Neverend
  44.   Sweet 17
  45.   Ghost On Highway 13
  46.   Phases
  47.   Au Revoir Mon Visage
  48.   Merry Xmas Michael
  49.   Death Valley
  50.   Don't Let the Devil Find You
  51.   Crosses
  52.   Lord Knows Best
  53.   Coast to Coast
  54.   I Don't Know How To Find My Way Back To You
  55.   Hotel
  56.   Horses
  57.   Good Bye Edmonton
  58.   Night Drive
  59.   Fast Girls
  60.   Low Rider
  61.   Casino Lisboa
  62.   Pacific Ocean
  63.   Black Kawasaki
  64.   Speedway King
  65.   Night City Theme
  66.   Lone Runner
  67.   Elizabeth's Theme
  68.   Tu Ne Dis Rien (Dirty Beaches)
  69.   Like Dreamers Do

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