Tag: Desert Hearts

DHL Mix #191 By Dance Spirit

Dance Spirit, a philosophy based on attaining subconscious harmony through rhythm, timbre, melody, and movement, combines its members formal music and computer programming training with a burning passion for dance music and DJing. The duo have graced the stages of festivals and events like Coachella, Desert Hearts, Piknik Electronic, City Fox, Lightning in a Bottle, and Sacbe. They are also residents of the infamous Flying Circus parties, and have played various nights in cities such as San Francisco, Miami, New York, Los Angeles, Tulum, and held residency at the brand’s Ibiza nights in 2014. Past releases include their groundbreaking LP ... Read more

DHL Mix #165 By Öona Dahl

Over the past two years Öona Dahl has garnered the attention of an eclectic group of underground music lovers. Veering effortlessly from electronica to ambient and back again with a penchant for standout melodic techno and house along the way, Öona Dahl’s DJ sets are the kind of experience witnessed at Desert Hearts sunrises, Symbiosis Gatherings, and (of course) the dusty plains of The Playa. As a Producer, she has released on the likes of Igloo-Rec, Stripped and All Day I Dream. Now, Öona Dahl has her debut artists album out coming via Hallucienda. Entitled ‘Holograma,’ the album is 50 ... Read more

Premiere: Wolf Story - Maasai (Original Mix)

Following their remix “Ke Rico” of George Acosta and “Voice of Reason” on Yoshitoshi, Wolf Story lands on Great Stuff recordings. The Miami based duo came up with a song called “Maasai” it features ethnic sounds, low frequencies and is overall a reverberating sleek tech-house creature. We did a little bit of research and it is generally agreed the “Maasai” tribe is the most authentic tribe in Kenya. They reside in both Kenya and Tanzania, living along the border of both countries. Despite education, civilization and western cultural influences, the Maasai people have clung to their traditional way of life, ... Read more

Interview: Detlef

Always gracing the decks of dance music’s best locations, Detlef is an all around star (rapidly) rising throughout the world. Since beginning his career in Greece back in 2010, Detlef’s music has found itself on the likes of Hot Creations, Moon Harbour, Viva Music, Defected, FFRR, Repopulate Mars and Relief, while his DJ sets have been heard everywehere from Space Ibiza to Elrow, DC-10, The BPM Festival, Eastern Electrics, and more. Boasting support from industry heavies like Marco Carola, Steve Lawler, Lee Foss, Mathias Tanzmann and Jamie Jones (who dubbed him a Paradise resident), its no wonder Detlef most recent ... Read more

DHL Mix #135 By Lee Reynolds

Lee Reynolds has a lifetime’s worth of experience bringing the weird and the wonderful to the dancefloor, earning his cred up and down the West Coast’s dustier institutions––Moontribe, Moonshake, LiB. It was here where he developed his endlessly wide palate, penchant for mysticism, and an understanding that a dance party should be a spiritual experience. In 2011, alongside Mikey Lion, Deep Jesus, Marbs, and Porkchop, Reynolds formed Desert Hearts and the rest is history in motion. Over the past few years of the crews relentless touring, “Papa” Lee Reynolds has developed into the patriarch of the fastest growing and most ... Read more

Interview: SAAND

SAAND is not just your typical house music DJ, he is someone who has transformed himself in the past few years and that transformation fuels this next step his music is taking in 2017. Over the past year he has gotten in touch with his body and his health. This has made him a happier person and brought a transcendental lightness to the new tracks which will be released over the course of this year. I met SAAND at a Wine and Cheese party thrown by a few Desert Hearts dwellers who just couldn’t wait for the next event. Last ... Read more

Label Showcase 20: Desert Hearts Records

Desert Hearts Records is a tribute to House, Techno, & Love. What started as an intimate renegade gathering in the Mojave Desert has since blossomed into a movement that celebrates love, life, and music. With multiple Desert Hearts Festivals year round and one-off City Hearts events popping up around the US, the idea is to spread love through music towards a better way of life. The belief is in a society where acceptance, creativity and passions flourish. The Desert Hearts goal is to provide a safe haven away from Babylon for people to connect with nature, be themselves, and do ... Read more

Premiere + Interview: Dance Spirit + David Scuba – Dust (Original Mix)

Between his gigs in NYC, London, and L.A, David Scuba is a pretty busy DJ. He is behind the respected imprint Superfreq, running it with his partner Mr. C. He is also an accomplished producer with several EPs out on Desert Hearts Records, some of them with his Spaniard buddies Dance Spirit and a few on his own label, working with the likes of Pattern Drama, Silky, and Finley. It is no surprise that the New York native is a workaholic, touring the world on the weekends and managing a team at his corporate job in Los Angeles during the ... Read more

Have A Very Free Download XMas With DJ Sabo And Desert Hearts

Tulum, Mexico, an area known for it’s radical healing energy and gorgeous off-jungle beaches, home to an ancient Mayan civilization that disappeared somewhere around the 16th century. Although much mystery remains, we do know they were one of the most astronomically and spiritually advanced civilizations of their time who left behind a calendar set to end on Dec. 21st, 2012. While some believed The Maya predicted an end of the world others believed the date represented a shift towards “a new era that will usher in an age of higher consciousness, greater peace, and enhanced understanding among the diverse people ... Read more