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

La Roux

Saturday, Sep 20, 2014

[DUB-DISCO] For the first time in years, U.K. synth-pop darling La Roux is operating mostly as a solo act. Singer Elly Jackson parted ways with her ...

9 pm | $22 advance, $23 day of show.
Wonder Ballroom 128 NE Russell St. Portland Map

Heart

Saturday, Sep 20, 2014

[CLASSIC ROCK] Heart has endured longer than most other classic-rock contenders—and a hell of a lot longer than most people ever thought it would. With Seattle’s ...

6:30 pm | $44 advance, $48 day of show.
McMenamins Edgefield 2126 SW Halsey St., Troutdale Troutdale Web | Map

Rocco DeLuca, Motopony

Saturday, Sep 20, 2014

[DEEP BLUE] Crediting a few irrationally devoted acolytes with the career success of Rocco DeLuca isn't entirely fair. However limited DeLuca's appeal may seem—nar ...

9 pm | $12 advance, $14 day of show.
Doug Fir Lounge 830 E Burnside St. Portland Web | Map
Also At Mississippi Studios

An Evening With Blake Mills

Monday, Sep 22, 2014

[GUITAR HERO] Right up until a local heckler disrupted their fateful first show at the Newmark Theatre last October, the intrigue surrounding Fiona Apple's fall tour ...

9 pm | $21.50 advance, $24 day of show.
Mississippi Studios 3939 N Mississippi Ave. Portland Web | Map

Snowmine, Nightbox

Wednesday, Sep 24, 2014

[EXPERIMENTAL POP] The breezy psychedelia and neo-classical orchestration of Snowmine’s sophomore effort, Dialects, can seem like an odd pairing. Songs such ...

9 pm | $10 advance, $12 day of show.
Mississippi Studios 3939 N Mississippi Ave. Portland Web | Map

Kopecky Family Band, Avid Dancer, Joseph

Thursday, Sep 25, 2014

[BIG INDIE] They might not share the same ancestry, but the members of the Kopecky Family Band—who met in college and make records focused around strings, trumpet ...

9 pm | $10 advance, $12 day of show.
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