Interview with Alex Zhang Hungtai of Dirty Beaches, 2013

Badlands (2011) album cover

It is hard to think that Dirty Beaches is a band and not a movie soundtrack playing on a loop in your daydreams. Every time a Dirty Beaches track ends you open your eyes and sigh, lamenting that you weren’t actually lying naked on warm sand, or walking down a humid palm tree lined street. Perhaps at twilight, or dawn, or sunset, or any kind of moment you wish could last forever. This is the…