As part of our Album Of The Week feature, Benji had a chance to sit down with Beirut’s Zach Condon to discuss the sonic fullness of the band’s excellent new Gallipoli, as well as the intricate production that Beirut has become famous for.
Further in, the leadman, who has literally been all around the world, goes into the influences that traveling has had on his sounds and the best city to write abroad. Also, find out where Condon would like to record his next album. Here’s a hint: it’s about the farthest place from Italy, which is where Gallipoli is located.
Listen below to the full interview.