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RYBO, Lubelski, and Wyatt Marshall talk giving back to house music with Percomaniacs [Interview]

House music is currently going through a third Renaissance. The first took place in the late ’70s when the distinction between disco and house became clear. The four-on-the-floor beat diverged from the glossy strings and sequin outfits. The second, around 1997 when the styles of Chicago that Frankie Knuckles and company pioneered became worldwide, with […]

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RYBO, Lubelski, and Wyatt Marshall talk giving back to house music with Percomaniacs [Interview]

House music is currently going through a third Renaissance. The first took place in the late ’70s when the distinction between disco and house became clear. The four-on-the-floor beat diverged from the glossy strings and sequin outfits. The second, around 1997 when the styles of Chicago that Frankie Knuckles and company pioneered became worldwide, with […]

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RYBO, Lubelski, and Wyatt Marshall talk giving back to house music with Percomaniacs [Interview]

House music is currently going through a third Renaissance. The first took place in the late ’70s when the distinction between disco and house became clear. The four-on-the-floor beat diverged from the glossy strings and sequin outfits. The second, around 1997 when the styles of Chicago that Frankie Knuckles and company pioneered became worldwide, with […]

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RYBO, Lubelski, and Wyatt Marshall talk giving back to house music with Percomaniacs [Interview]

House music is currently going through a third Renaissance. The first took place in the late ’70s when the distinction between disco and house became clear. The four-on-the-floor beat diverged from the glossy strings and sequin outfits. The second, around 1997 when the styles of Chicago that Frankie Knuckles and company pioneered became worldwide, with […]

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Desert Hearts’ joint-founders Mikey Lion and Lee Reynolds set to return to Toronto’s CODA Nightclub

Known for their nomadic and intimate-natured musical gatherings, the members of Desert Hearts has carved the pathway to a mixture of house and techno bliss. Collaboratively founded in the heart of the Mojave Desert by Mikey Lion, Lee Reynolds, Porkchop, Marbs, & Kristoff McKay, the transition from a party to an international collective and record […]

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Doc Martin and Desert Hearts take over Brooklyn’s Scott Ave warehouse

After a remarkable few years of growth, Desert Hearts is now one of the most beloved house and techno labels on the west coast. Now bringing their Mojave Desert-inspired vibes to Brooklyn’s 99 Scott Ave warehouse, November 17 is a big day for the New York underground scene. A follow-up to their March event at […]

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Seismic Dance Event announces house-heavy inaugural lineup

Seismic Dance Event is a new festival hosted by local Austin, Texas promoter RealMusic Events. Known for their house-oriented electronic lineups, Seismic Dance Event seems to be a top-notch event for festival goers looking to find hard beats and dirty grooves, and some of the genre’s finest beatsmiths are headed to Carson Creek Ranch for […]

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Get to know your Desert Hearts: wAFF & Mikey Lion

It’s hard to believe that Desert Hearts is already crossing into its fifth birthday. The Southern Californian transformational brand has grown from a humble, grassroots gathering into a veritable institution over its half-decade of existence, and only continues to thrive with its City Hearts offshoots. Now, Mikey, Lee, Marbs, and Pork Chop are celebrating their brainchild’s birthday […]

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Get to know your Desert Hearts: Mikey Lion & Andreas Henneberg

It’s hard to believe that Desert Hearts is already crossing into its fifth birthday. The Southern Californian transformational brand has grown from a humble, grassroots gathering into a veritable institution over its half-decade of existence, and only continues to thrive with its City Hearts offshoots. Now, Mikey, Lee, Marbs, and Pork Chop are celebrating their […]

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Desert Hearts lets 2018 lineup loose, gives away free pair of tickets for the wait [CONTEST + ANNOUNCEMENT]

The time to enjoy three unhindered days of House, Techno, & Love under one Desert Hearts stage is imminent, with April 28 less than a month away. Accordingly, the beloved tranformational brand’s crew has unveiled potentially its most stacked lineup to date. Damian Lazarus stands out as a veritable “star of the show,” with the […]

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Mikey Lion ushers in the New Year with a selection of delectable tunes [EXCLUSIVE]

Desert Hearts has grown far past its roots of an intimate gathering in the Mojave, becoming one of the most beloved transformational festival brands on the market. Its inclusive mantra of “we are all Desert Hearts” oozes out of each of its founders and into its loving crowds, leaving a cult-like following behind in the […]

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Pan for gold with the Desert Hearts crew or jam out with Justin Jay ahead of their Goldrush Festival performances [Giveaway]

This year’s inaugural Goldrush Festival is gearing up to take place ahead of Thanksgiving in Arizona, wrangling together a star-studded dance and hip-hop leaning lineup across November 18 and 19. The event’s first year headliners include Dillon Francis, RL Grime, Migos, and Marshmello with additional top-name bookings that include Claude VonStroke (and Barclay Crenshaw), Baauer […]

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Good Morning Mix: Mikey Lion and Porkchop get the party started at Dirtybird Campout 2017

Somebody had to get the party started at this year’s Dirtybird Campout.There are few better duos to kick off one of the best parties of the year than Mikey Lion and Porkchop delivering the Desert Hearts mantra of “house, techno, & love.” Currently taking their fervent parties far and wide, the globetrotting party brigade may have been […]

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Mikey Lion + RYBO – B.O.B.B.Y EP [Free Download]

Two of Desert Hearts‘ staple members have teamed up to deliver a cataclysmic, bass-thumping new delivery in the form of the B.O.B.B.Y EP, out now on the collective’s label. For the first track off the record, Mikey Lion and RYBO have joined together their deft house production abilities into a new dancefloor demolisher titled “B.O.B.B.Y.” Filled to the […]

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Meet house music’s new sibling supergroup: Super Bash Bros

Supergroups are nothing new in house music, yet a foursome comprised of two separate brotherly duos may very well be a first.Enter Super Bash Bros: the new sibling super squad comprised of Justin Martin, Christian Martin, Mikey Lion and Porkchop. The pairing unites two of dance music’s most cherished party crews, Dirtybird and Desert Hearts, […]

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