Noise Pop: Desert Daze Caravan makes a stop at The Chapel

Temples (photo: Jon Ching) Desert Daze, the Joshua Tree festival of music entering its fifth year, has taken to the road with the Desert Daze Caravan, opening its month-long tour at The Chapel on Tuesday night as part of Noise Pop 25. The packed house was treated to a psych-rock filled night accompanied with live tie-dye projection art swirling and bulging behind the incredibles sets of JJUUJJUU, Froth, Deap Vally, Night Beats, and headlined by Temples.

By |February 23, 2017|Tags: |

Ticket Giveaway: Desert Daze Caravan to kick off at The Chapel

Many moons ago, in the mystic haze of desert night, a map was drawn. In the right hands, it would lead to dazzling spectacles of light and troves of sonic majesty. Now, the map has been unearthed, plotting a path across the nation on a journey named the Desert Daze Caravan tour. Taking part in this year's Noise Pop Festival, the journey will begin in our backyard at the beloved Chapel. From top to bottom, the bill for the night is a treasure in and of itself. Just weeks ahead of the release of their second LP, Volcano, Temples will [...]

By |February 21, 2017|Tags: |

Giveaway: Fun in the sun with Blonde Redhead and more at Desert Daze

Desert Daze, the annual off-Coachella festival that happens down in the blaring sun of SoCal, has just announced its full lineup for 2014. And what a lineup it is. Highlights include Blonde Redhead, The Raveonettes, Liars, Autolux, Unknown Mortal Orchestra, and DIIV. The lineup is stacked with all things psych rock. The only Bay Area act is the dude Al Lover, but you know he'll represent us faithfully alongside contemporaries (and frequent Bay Area visitors) like Cosmonauts, Night Beats, and Allah-Las. Want to win a pair of tickets to Desert Daze? Email by this Friday, February 7, 2014 at [...]

By |February 4, 2014|Tags: |

Win tickets to see Tinariwen, Warpaint, Chelsea Wolfe, and more at Desert Daze, 4/20/13

The good folks who put on the annual Moon Block Party in Pomona, CA are once again hosting Desert Daze—a psych fest out in the desert, where shit gets real trippy. The festival happens around the same time as Coachella, and is meant as a much more affordable way to see some killer bands under the Southern California sun without all the hassle. As you can tell from the pics I posted from last year's Moon Block Party, these people know how to throw one hell of a show. This year, the Desert Daze lineup is absolutely mindblowing: Tuareg psych [...]

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