#NewReleases – Episode 129: Playlist 3/29/2016

Artist – Song Title (* indicates new release)

Sacha Robotti – Girl Scout Cookies*

Jamie Jones – new Skool Acid (Matthias Tanzmann Remix)*

Mario Ochoa – Invasion*

Mario Ochoa – Make You*

Jamie Jones – Illicit Behaviour*

Monococ – Black Roses*

Victor Calderone – Inside*

Tiga – Planet E*

Ben Egger – Warehouse*

Tiga Interview (will be posted on soundcloud)

Tiga – Blondes Have More Fun*

Khesis – Heatshield*

Code 23 – Girls*

Mella Dee – Deep Soul*

Breakage – The Version*

SpectraSoul – From The Jaws*

Ossie feat. Sadie Walker – Colours (Mitekiss Remix)*

My Nu Leng & Flava D – Soul Shake (1991 Remix)*

Spectrasoul – SM1*

INTERVIEW: Marbs Talks Art & Desert Hearts

WOLFshoes and Ms. Indigo Jones speak with Marbs. He is in charge of the Desert Arts program, creates the Desert Hearts Records album artwork and he will also be DJing at the Spring edition of Desert Hearts happening April 1 – 4, 2016 at Los Coyotes Indian Reservation.

For tickets and more info visit www.deserthearts.us.

#DesertHeartsTakeover – Episode 128: Playlist 3/22/2016

During tonight’s episode we had the opportunity to interview Marbs from the Desert Hearts Crew. We will be posting the interview on our soundcloud tomorrow. Stay tuned!

Artist – Song Title (* indicates new release)

Mikey Lion – A Taste of Desert Hearts Mix from Soundcloud

Joyce Muniz – Footworks*

Fritz Carlton – Like This

Super Flu & Viktor Talking Machine – Plastik

Latmun – Once Again

Onionz – Spaceslave

YokoO, Morgan – Spiraling

Lonely Boy – Don’t You Think

 

 

TICKET GIVEAWAY: Desert Hearts Spring Festival April 1-4, 2016

This Tuesday (3/22) we are doing a special Desert Hearts Takeover show and  giving away 1 pair of tickets to Desert Hearts Spring Festival happening on April 1st-4th, 2016 at the Los Coyotes Indian Reservation located in Warner Springs, CA. The lineup features  Superflu, Extrawelt, Jozif, Siopis, Atish, HeartThrob, Manik, DJ Harvey, and Fritz Carlton as well as the Desert Hearts crew – Mikey Lion, Lee Reynolds, Marbs, Porkchop, and DEEP JESUS. The event is 21+. Tune in from 10pm – 12am PT for your chance to win!

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#BestOfWinter16 – Episode 127: Playlist 3/15/2016

Artist – Song Title (* indicates new release)

Eyes Everywhere – Tochal*

Saison – Do You*

Sparky – Signals

D.E.C.A.D.A – Lips Don’t Lie

Tiga – Don’t Break My Heart (Shiba San Remix)

Audiojack – Vibrate ft. Kevin Knapp

J.Phlip – Say my Name

Get Real – Mind Yo Bizness*

Robert James – Future Acid

Eduardo Drumn, Fercau – Live It’s Party

DKA & Igor Vicente – Open Myself*

Sacha Robotti, Look Like – Drop Out

Riton – Rinse & Repeat ft. Kah-lo

Alok, Shapeless – Who Gives

Wood Holly & Sage Armstrong – Ass Out*

Genghis Clan – Crave Me ft. Mikey V

Kaiserdisco – Skinny Cat ft. Forrest

NT89 – Subsequent

Danism, Rae – Sirens

Mak & Pasteman – Oh Baby (Mella Dee Remix)

Fake Blood – Hornets (Benton Remix)

Rico Tubbs – Chemistry*

DJJ – Just A Lil

Blank Body – Endless Sephora*

Oshi – Take Flight

Sully – Flock

Kattch – Warriors*

Fibre – Nouvel Elan*

 

Neon Indian @ The Observatory 2.23.16

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Neon Indian is currently on a North American tour promoting their latest album VEGA INTL. Night School, which was released October 2015. The show began at the Observatory a little later than expected. The band was sound checking for about 15 minutes and the crowd began to grow restless with excitement. One of the band members came on stage to switch on two neon lighted signs. One pink VEGA INTL. sign to the left of the stage and one blue Night School sign to the right.

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Soon after, Neon Indian took the stage and everyone cheered while someone shouted “Take your shirt off!”. The band started their first song with great enthusiasm. Alan Palomo, the lead singer, took a second to take a sip of tea, mentioning that he just got over the flu but you could never tell based on the consistency of his voice.

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The band members include Jason Faries on drums, keyboardist Drew Erickson, Max Townsley on guitar, and Jorge Palomo, Alan’s brother, on bass. People sporting sequin jackets and flannel shirts alike were grooving to tracks reminiscent of 80s synthpop and chillwave.

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About half way through the show, Alan said “We’re going to keep playing some songs for you guys because we have a symbiotic relationship going.” He was right, as the energy from the band rose, so did the energy from the crowd.

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Two crowd favorites from the night were Polish Girl, off the 2011 album Era Extraña, and Slumlord off their latest release VEGA INTL. Night School. Slumlord featured Alan Palomo playing a Korg MS-20 and Max Townsley on the timbales.

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The show made me feel like a character in a nostalgic 80s movie on the way to the swankiest party in town and who doesn’t want to feel like that. Neon Indian’s next stop is Las Vegas, NV Friday, March 11 at the Neon Reverb Music Festival. For tour dates and more info visit neonindian.com.

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Article and photos by Lily Colovic

#DnBBnD – Episode 126: Playlist 3/8/2016

Artist – Song Title (* indicates new release)

Posij – Hunger*

Andy C – New Era (VIP)*

J Majik ft Jonay & Louie Cabrera – Drop It*

Tantrum Desire – Nationwide Rocker*

Wickaman – Tryptamine*

Lion Babe – Impossible (Special Request Remix)

Prizna feat. Demolition Man – Fire (Urban Shakedown Mix)

Urban Shakedown – Arsonist (Some Justice 95)

Blinkie – Don’t Give Up (On Love)

1991 – Sprites*

Metrik – Terminus*

Intern Ryan’s Playlist

Deep city soul & Groove Assassin – I Need You (Deep City Soul Main Mix)

Shoffy – Downtown (feat. Sondrio)
Papa Marlin, Kinspin – Big Girls
Bordertown – Rapture (VIP Mix)
House Bros – Let the Music (Deep City Soul Mix)
Dirty Androids – Golden Palms (Extended)
Pablo J & The Lobsterettes – Dance Till Dawn
Dirty Androids – Spinning Around
Kevin Yost and Guy Monk – Eyes of Gold

TICKET GIVEAWAY: Serenity Gathering March 17-20, 2016

This Tuesday (3/8) we are giving away tickets to the Serenity Gathering happening March 17-20 at the Joshua Tree Retreat Center. The lineup features Del The Funky Homosapien, Shpongle, Ill Gates, Bleep Bloop, Big Wild, Clozee, the Moon Tribe Collective, the Desert Dwellers Live Experience and many more. Tune in 10pm – 12am PT for your chance to win!

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Serenity Gathering
March 17-20, 2016
Joshua Tree Retreat Center (Joshua Tree, CA)
All Ages

Desert Hearts Releases Spring Festival Lineup with Superflu, Extrawelt, Jozif, Atish, Manik, Butch and More!


Following their City Hearts Winter is Coming tour, the Desert Hearts crew is ready to ring in the new season with their Spring Festival. For those who have never been, it’s one stage with a bangin’ non-stop groove. The 21+ event is set to take place at Los Coyotes Indian Reservation and tickets are selling out fast. Superflu, Extrawelt, Jozif, Siopis, Atish, HeartThrob, Manik, DJ Harvey, and Fritz Carlton are among the 37 artists that are set to take the stage April 1-4. You can also expect our dearly beloved Desert Hearts crew to be taking decks as well. This impressive lineup has us getting our dance shoes ready and our hearts racing.

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Check out this warm up mix for Desert Hearts Spring 2016 that Mikey Lion just put out today for free download.

 

Serenity Gathering Celebrating the Spring Equinox in Joshua Tree March 17-20

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Do you have plans to celebrate the Spring Equinox? If not, Serenity Gathering has you covered! This is the festival’s third year in existence and the lineup is better than ever, full of bass and good vibes. The lineup features Del The Funky Homosapien, Shpongle, Ill Gates, Bleep Bloop, Big Wild, Clozee, the Moon Tribe Collective, the Desert Dwellers Live Experience and many more.

The festival’s mission is “to bring happiness through the use of sound and human connection”. It will feature an array of workshops, activities and art installations at the beautiful Joshua Tree Retreat Center March 17-20.  For more information visit http://serenitygathering.com/