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I Got My Phone Stolen, Lost My Friends, and Still Believe in Desert Daze

In a year of reckoning, the festival reminds us that counterculture might change, but it can't be killed.
Andrea Domanick
10.19.18
Festivals 2018

The Most Tripped Out Photos of Desert Daze 2018, Man

If you left early, you messed up.
Andrea Domanick
10.15.18
Festivals 2018

Get Ready for Lift-Off, Baby, 'Cause Desert Daze 2018 Is Here!

Soundtrack your trip with our playlist and check out Noisey and VICELAND programming on-site all weekend long.
Andrea Domanick
10.12.18
Noisey Mix

JJUUJJUU’s Noisey Mix Is a Deep Trip into Psych From Around the World

The LA band's Phil Pirrone—who also founded the heady fest Desert Daze—pulls together a set of mind-expanding music.
Colin Joyce
10.5.18
Festivals 2018

Get Your Mind Blown at Desert Daze's Outer Space with Noisey and VICELAND

We're bringing you a DEVO Q&A, an ayahuasca doc, and much more. Check out the full lineup of the fests' side programming, and don't forget to take your protein pills.
Andrea Domanick
9.28.18
Premieres

Imagine If Michael Scott Took Some Acid

Watch the premiere of JJUUJJUU's new video for "Zionic Mud," and don't miss the LA psych rockers and Desert Daze founders on tour with Primus and Lumerians this fall and winter.
Andrea Domanick
9.12.18
Festivals 2018

Hot Damn, Desert Daze 2018 Adds Slowdive, Wooden Shjips, IDLES, and More

Plus daily schedules, new programming, and single day tickets.
Andrea Domanick
8.28.18
Festivals 2018

Desert Daze Adds My Bloody Valentine, Julia Holter, and More to 2018 Lineup

Plus lectures, discussions, boat rides, and a bunch of other new stuff.
Andrea Domanick
7.24.18
Festivals 2018

Desert Daze Adds Uncle Acid, Beak>, Jarvis Cocker, and More to 2018 Lineup

Check out a new slate of additions to the SoCal psych fest, going down October 12-14.
Andrea Domanick
5.8.18
Festivals 2018

Announcing Desert Daze 2018 with Tame Impala, Mercury Rev, Warpaint, and More

The desert psych fest is back for a seventh edition Oct. 12-14 with a new SoCal location and the first phase of this year's lineup.
Andrea Domanick
3.28.18
Premieres

JJUUJJUU's "Zionic Mud" Blows Up Everything You Think Psych Rock Sounds Like

Listen to the title track from the Desert Daze mastermind's debut album and its tandem remix from Warpaint's Jennylee.
Andrea Domanick
3.22.18
Festivals

Can Desert Daze Be America's Answer to Glastonbury?

Black metal yoga, the Institute of Mentalphysics, hippies—surely the only thing separating the two is the weather.
Kevin EG Perry
10.27.17
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