Tag: Mikey Lion

Desert Hearts Goes International With Summer Tour

Emerging from their annual 72 hour festival and debut Coachella appearance, Desert Hearts pushes into the summer with an eleven date international tour. Culminating at Oregon Eclipse, the crew of Mikey Lion, Lee Reynolds, Marbs, and Porkchop will also descend on Exchange (Los Angeles), Trade (Miami), Monkey Loft in (Seattle), a follow up to their sold-out alignment with Brooklyn’s Devotion family, as well as festival takeover stages at What The Festival?!, Sonic Bloom, and Eclipse. Additionally, Desert Hearts will continue to make waves off the North American continent, with Mikey Lion and Lee Reynolds traveling to Colombia and Ecuador for ... Read more

Desert Hearts Is Dress Up For Adults Set To The Pulse Of House Music Heart

Most people in California are currently prepping for the “beginning” of festival season next week at what most consider the mecca of Californian festival culture, Coachella. However, for those of us who have become part of the intimate Desert Hearts community we know festival season is already well underway. Last weekend this blossoming community of desert dancers and fashionistas came together to celebrate living through music, art, and fashion. Unlike massive festivals like Coachella, Desert Hearts feels more like a family reunion. The venue is surrounded by trees and in the shady corners friends come together under a bright pink ... Read more

Desert Hearts Announces Lineup Featuring 72 Hours Of Transcendental House and Techno

Desert Hearts announced the line-up today for their intimate spring festival at Los Coyotes Indian Reservation (Orange County, California) March 31st- April 3. We knew it was going to be an amazing collection of house and techno artists, but honestly had no idea it would be this packed with so many artists to play 72 hours of music for an intimate crowd. The lineup features way more than just the traditional Desert Hearts crew, made up of Mikey Lion, Porkchop, Lee Reynolds, and Marbs — this year the festival features a versatile mix of house and techno acts: like the ... Read more

Party Report: Minimal Effort NYE

2016 is finally over, and for us techno and house music fans in LA what better way to ring in 2017 than in a dark club, surrounded by music lovers, dancing to a lineup curated by the crew at Minimal Effort. Once again this lineup represented a collection of the best house and techno artists available featuring MainStage acts like: Francesca Lombardo, Stephan Bodzin, Henry Saiz (live), and Recondite (live). Plus two stages curated by local parties: the upstairs stage was run by Space Yacht, a weekly party featuring the bouncy g-house sounds typical to Los Angeles, including Londonbridge and ... Read more

Lightning In A Bottle: The Family Festival

This past weekend in Bradley, California festival culture had its annual family gathering at Lightning in a Bottle (LIB). This festival in its seventh official year has grown into a movement with roots in many cultures and as it grows it extends its arms to embrace more of those truly seeking connection.This is not a place of discrimination, but a place of deep understanding of other and of self. It is a festival about awakening. This year, for the first time in history, LIB sold out. This left the community of dancers, yogis, chefs, and children alike wondering: will lighting ... Read more

Rave For Bernie Sanders With Los Angeles’ Dance Underground’s Best

The shit show that is the 2016 US Presidential election pretty much has one redeeming quality (nee: person), in the form of Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders. Unfortunately, those Feeling the Bern may be left without much to happy happy for with a rigged system heavily leaning toward the double headed monster that is Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump. Still though, with its high delegate count, the state of California does provide something of a silver lining. With virtually all remaining electoral focus on the US most populated state, Bernie Sanders wide range of entertainment supporters are pulling out all the ... Read more