Trying to understand contemporary music in the High and Low deserts is no easy task. It’s a sound born of the canyons, sand dunes, gated estates, meth labs, utopianism, conservatism, tourism, high design, and hopelessness — a sound deeply informed by the surreal extremes of its environment.
Coachella Music and Arts Festival sold out in record speed. However, not all is lost if you couldn’t score tickets to either weekend’s shows. Check out our list of activities happening in the desert, April 12-21, 2013
In the High Desert, two prefab glass-and-steel “iT Houses” embrace the extreme elements and provide an outback brand of minimalist luxury
Inspired by the landscape, German artist and experimental filmmaker Stefanie Schneider made Morongo Valley her surreal home sweet home in 2005.
A couple pays homage to their home’s flamboyant previous owner, while creating a space of their own