Desert Daze

10.22.18

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

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

10.16.18

The Most Tripped Out Photos of Desert Daze 2018, Man

If you left early, you messed up.

10.8.18

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.

9.13.18

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.

3.23.18

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.

10.27.17

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.

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10.20.17

Iggy Pop Is a Middle Finger to Mortality

That Iggy is still playing shows to rave reviews all over the world is a giant “fuck you”: to common sense, the laws of physics, and everything you were told about drugs in school.

10.18.16

Full Color: The Scenes and Sounds of Desert Daze 2016

Primus, Deerhunter, Television, The Brian Jonestown Massacre, The Sonics, and more descended on Joshua Tree for the three-day psych fest.

10.18.16

Desert Daze Is a Strange Trip of a Festival, and It Kicks Ass

The weekender is a mental and physical escapade to the sand-y confines of a prehistoric enclave.

4.24.15

Desert Daze: We Asked DIIV, Deap Vally, White Lung, and Chelsea Wolfe Questions Like "How Would You Like to Die?"

Them, plus a bunch of other bands like Warpaint, play the Desert Daze Festival this May.