Director Anthony Yano Hays immediately sets the tone for the hyper-anxious, “Stop Shooting” – a djemba-thumping track whose erratic visual counterpart begins with a precautionary seizure warning. What may seem gimmicky at first, quickly becomes justified as flashes of neon and disorienting effects thrash alongside producer Mount Cyanide‘s pulsing bass and drum rhythms. It’s thunderous foundation gallops along as if to replicate a tribal war-time … Continue reading Old Man Saxon busts back with new “Stop Shooting” video
Desert Daze is a festival that isn’t built in the desert, but rather, is born from it. Where other fests go to great lengths to create a certain on-brand ambiance that goes beyond its own grounds, Desert Daze chose simply to embrace the mystic properties that Joshua Tree itself is already notorious for. if this is everything A post shared by k e n j … Continue reading Overheard Desert Daze: A Festival Recap Via Ridiculous Quotables
Desert Daze will descend upon the enchanted Joshua Tree National Forest again in just two days, where thousands of kindred spirits shrouded in denim and paisley will gather to celebrate the desert’s mystic properties via music, art and all sorts of other weird, trippy shit (like black metal yoga, and modular sound baths…whatever the fuck that is). The festival makes its return to The Institute of Mental … Continue reading Five Desert Daze Undercard Acts You Will Trip Out On
Will Smith, the mastermind behind turn of the century hip-hop bangers such as, “Miami” and “Gettin’ Jiggy Wit It,” has returned with a genre-defining new single entitled, “Get Lit” — and it’s just as cringe as it sounds. Listen Below: It’s peculiar to me that everyone kind of knows that Will Smith makes music, but no one really wants to talk about it. It’s like when your … Continue reading Wack Track Of The Week: Will Smith Pioneers ‘Dad-Step’ With New Single, “Get Lit”
The following is purely speculation that derives from an extremely naive state of wishful thinking, but, goddamnit, it’s possible. Hear me out: According to a story-post on the festival’s official Instagram account, an unknown Desert Daze affiliate/organizer attended the highly exclusive Grizzly Bear show Wednesday night at the Moroccan Lounge in Los Angeles; a relatively small venue with a mere 275 person capacity. This particularly … Continue reading Could Grizzly Bear Be A Secret Desert Daze Headliner?
Dustin Lovelis Been Hit Before Friendship Fever / Porch Party Records I recently picked up Dustin Lovelis’s Been Hit Before at my local record store and it hasn’t left my turntable since. Not because it’s printed in lime green and looks cute as fuck while it’s spinning around, but because its grooves are filled with exactly the right blend of dreamy, psychedelic pop that is just like … Continue reading Dustin Lovelis’s ‘Been Hit Before’ Shoots You Through A Wormhole Straight To A Pool Party
Luke 21:25 regarding the end of times: “There will be signs in pop and rock and hip hop, and on the earth dismay among genres, but mostly in perplexity at the roaring of the screams and the breakdowns, men fainting from fear and laughter of the Screamo renditions which are coming upon the world; for the powers of the heavens will be shook. “Then they … Continue reading The Five Absolute Worst Screamo Covers On The Internet