This week Dirty Beaches will play his first ever shows in his birthplace, Taipei. GigGuide.tw caught up with Alex Zhang Hungtai of Dirty Beaches just after he arrived in Japan last week. And he has lots to say about immigrants, process, definitions, diasporas, dark German all-weekend party culture, nightness and excesses of Japanese matcha.
If you thought Death Metal was intense, how about serving it up with a chip on its shoulder? Triumphing over recent adversity, Revilement is back in action with a renewed commitment to increase the brutality. Vocalist Joe Reviled discusses spontaneous combustion, touring, drinking beer out of shoes, and the meaning of life.