Home / Events / Music Calendar / Dirty Beaches, SISU, Chasms

Dirty Beaches, SISU, Chasms

MATTHEW SINGER
9 pm., Tuesday September 24 | $12.
Mississippi Studios
3939 N Mississippi Ave.
 
[ONE-MAN NOIR] A few fun ways of describing the sound of Alex Zhang Hungtai, aka Dirty Beaches: Suicide scoring Blue Velvet; Chris Isaak if he grew up in downtown New York’s art scene in the 1970s; Roy Orbison with a drum machine and an Ambien cocktail. I could go on. Suffice to say, the Taiwanese-born, Canadian-raised sonic architect makes darkly evocative music, shrouded in lo-fi mystery and infused with the danger of a ’50s biker flick. Latest album Drifters/Love Is the Devil has two sides—one featuring eerie, analog-electro pop songs, the other ambient instrumentals that unfurl like fog through the darkness on the edge of town. It all plays out like a stroll through David Lynch’s subconscious, and it’s as simultaneously unsettling and irresistible as that sounds. 

Where: Mississippi Studios
Phone: 288-3895
Address: 3939 N Mississippi Ave.
Website: www.mississippistudios.com

 
 

Mississippi Studios

3939 N Mississippi Ave.
Portland, OR
 
Other events in Music Calendar

Partynextdoor

Saturday, Jan 31, 2015

[PARTY&B] Drake’s OVO Sound is very much a love 'em or hate 'em sort of label, so I should note that, personally, I wear the owl-branded OVO hoodie proudly. Dr ...

8 pm | Sold out.
Roseland Theater 8 NW 6th Ave. Portland Web | Map

Sage Francis, Sapient, Dalton

Saturday, Jan 31, 2015

[POETIC RAP] Large, bearded MC Sage Francis has long fallen somewhere between a spoken-word poet and a conscious rapper. With a style that is simultaneously introver ...

9 pm | $20 advance, $25 day of show.
Alhambra Theatre 4811 SE Hawthorne Blvd. Web | Map

Black Witchery

Saturday, Jan 31, 2015

[SATANIC DEATH METAL] When it comes to keeping it troo, cvlt, necro, blackened and dirty, American metal doesn’t get more filthy than Black Witchery. Hailin ...

9 pm | $12 advance, $14 day of show.
Rotture 315 SE 3rd Ave. Portland Web | Map
Also At Mississippi Studios

Mascaras, the Domestics, the Century

Thursday, Feb 05, 2015

[ROAD-TRIP ROCK] Relatively new Portland band the Domestics are about as all-American as you can get, in the best way possible. While they don’t cling to Second Am ...

8 pm | Free.
Mississippi Studios 3939 N Mississippi Ave. Portland Web | Map

Deep Sea Diver, the Delines, Holiday Friends

Friday, Feb 06, 2015

[SMART INDIE POP] It’s not Jessica Dobson’s reputation that precedes her, but her resounding repertoire. She's lent her intricate touring chops to a bevy of top- ...

9 pm | $10.
Mississippi Studios 3939 N Mississippi Ave. Portland Web | Map

S, the Ghost Ease

Monday, Feb 09, 2015

[BEDROOM CONFESSIONS] Band of Horses and Grand Archives weren’t the only byproducts owing to the unexpected disintegration of slowcore heroes Carissa’s Wierd. Fo ...

9 pm | $8.
Mississippi Studios 3939 N Mississippi Ave. Portland Web | Map
  • Currently 3.5/5 Stars.
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
comments powered by Disqus
 

Web Design for magazines

Close
Close
Close