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MIKEY LION, LEE REYNOLDS (DESERT HEARTS)


Saturday, August 14, 2021


Club Room:

Mikey Lion (Desert Hearts | San Diego)

Lee Reynolds (Desert Hearts | San Diego)

 

Flash Bar: CAT NGUYEN BIRTHDAY GIRL!

Jon Charles



Doors 10:00 PM
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Saturday, August 14, 2021 - Doors 10PM

Advance Tickets on sale July 14th.

Get Tickets: Desert Hearts Advance Tickets - Event Brite

 

Flash welcomes back Mikey Lion and Lee Reynolds of Desert Hearts. Landing a partnership with Twitch, the Desert Hearts crew were at the forefront of electronic music during lockdown, with each of their streams landing 10-15,000 viewers. As live shows are returning, so is the Desert Hearts Crew, bringing an all night set to the District.

 

Club Room:

Mikey Lion (Desert Hearts | San Diego)

soundcloud.com/MIKEYLION 

deserthearts.us

Lee Reynolds (Desert Hearts | San Diego)

soundcloud.com/lee_reynolds 

deserthearts.us

 

Flash Bar:

Dave Rosenberg’s Birthday, Lineup TBA 


 

Mikey Lion :

After honing his craft with weekly marathon DJ sessions at Sala Razzmatazz in Barcelona, Mikey was introduced to Burner culture at Lightning in a Bottle, 2011. It was at his first Burning Man in 2011 that he found a community calling and merged forces with his brother Porkchop, life long friends Marbs & Deep Jesus, and the inimitable Lee Reynolds to form The Desert Hearts Crew.

In November 2012, Desert Hearts began as a seedy, 200-person renegade gathering deep in the Mojave Desert. The intrepid crew barely survived a set of extreme weather conditions and unfortunate circumstances, but that first party sparked a fire. The entire point of that first Desert Hearts was to create as much love as humanly possible, and now that same gathering has evolved into the darling of the West Coast house and techno scene. The Bi-annual festival is capped at 3500 attendees in order to create the best possible vibe. Built upon beautiful people getting as weird as possible to deep and trippy house and techno, Desert Hearts has already achieved iconic status in the North American Festival Scene.

Desert Hearts has given rise to a family of thousands and it's safe to call it a bonafide movement of love. And while Desert Hearts Records launched in 2014 as a totally-free record label, pushes the sonic aesthetic of the scene, the crew’s busy international calendar of bookings has the DH message spreading far and wide. At the center of it all is Mikey Lion, the dusty prince of desert hearts, a beacon of weird far and wide, and one of this generation’s most compelling agents of love.
 

Desert Hearts Records · Live @ Desert Hearts 2019 - Mikey Lion - 105

 

Lee Reynolds:

In 2011, It was an encounter with a plucky bunch of San Diegans barely out of their teens that was the calling Lee Reynolds had spent his whole life working towards. Alongside Mikey Lion, Deep Jesus, Marbs, and Porkchop, Reynolds formed Desert Hearts and the rest is history in motion. Over the past three years of bi-annual renegade ragers and relentless touring, “Papa” Lee Reynolds has developed into the patriarch of the fastest growing and most visible cultural movement in all of stateside dance music.

“My real role in Desert Hearts is more on a spiritual level, making sure we spread a positive message and do the right thing,” says Reynolds. Wise words, maybe, but behind the decks, Reynolds is a maniacal presence as he channels his past lives, tastes, adventures, and perspectives into a dancefloor magic that captures you upon first beat and does not release: House, techno, acid, and breaks, they’re all conjured up in a plume of purple haze and that little mad bastard is at the center of it all.

Dance music now is so often about fast rises and immediate gratification, but Lee Reynolds’ story is a reminder that some beats taste better when slowly fried over the course of 25 years. “I’ve been obsessed with this shit forever and I’ve always believed the madness was coming,” says Reynolds. Well, the madness has commenced, and it seems like it’s here for good––and Lee Reynolds is conducting the score.

(Full bios on https://deserthearts.us/dh-crew)

 

Desert Hearts Records · Live @ Desert Hearts 3 Year Anniversary - Lee Reynolds - 048


 

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