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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.
The Most Tripped Out Photos of Desert Daze 2018, Man
If you left early, you messed up.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Hot Damn, Desert Daze 2018 Adds Slowdive, Wooden Shjips, IDLES, and More
Plus daily schedules, new programming, and single day tickets.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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