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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.   Hotel
  3.   Like Dreamers Do
  4.   Tides and Shadows
  5.   A Train
  6.   True Blue
  7.   Shangri-La
  8.   In the Night
  9.   Tu Ne Dis Rien (Dirty Beaches)
  10.   Mirage Hall
  11.   Lone Star
  12.   Canadian Prairies
  13.   Water Park Theme
  14.   Don't Let the Devil Find You
  15.   Landscapes In the Mist
  16.   Neverend
  17.   The Road
  18.   Horses
  19.   Lone Runner
  20.   Fast Girls
  21.   Reconstruction Surgery
  22.   Black Nylon
  23.   Time Washes Away Everything
  24.   Displaced
  25.   Death Valley
  26.   White Sand
  27.   L Train
  28.   Black Kawasaki
  29.   This is Not My City
  30.   Crosses
  31.   God Speed
  32.   Vertigo
  33.   I Dream In Neon
  34.   Lord Knows Best
  35.   Like the Wind
  36.   Elli
  37.   Woman
  38.   Elizabeth's Theme
  39.   Au Revoir Mon Visage
  40.   Greyhound At Night
  41.   A Hundred Highways
  42.   Night City
  43.   Pacific Ocean
  44.   Belgrade
  45.   Night Drive
  46.   I Know
  47.   Sweet 17
  48.   Stye Eye
  49.   Coast to Coast
  50.   Night City Theme
  51.   Paris
  52.   Night Walk
  53.   Love is the Devil
  54.   Like the Ocean We Part
  55.   Casino Lisboa
  56.   Stateless
  57.   Phases
  58.   I Don't Know How To Find My Way Back To You
  59.   Alone At the Danube River
  60.   Ghost On Highway 13
  61.   Shadows
  62.   Somewhere
  63.   Speedway King
  64.   Low Rider
  65.   Berlin
  66.   Midnight Runner
  67.   Good Bye Edmonton
  68.   Merry Xmas Michael
  69.   Floating Underwater Watching Waves

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