is the convergence of music producers Amani Friend and
Treavor Moontribe, who honed their individual
in the mystical deserts
New Mexico and California
, long before electronic music reached
mainstream. Amani and Treavor
combine the raw sounds of the natural
world, wrapped in dance
floor and chill
out productions; blending deep
bass, earthy percussion, etheric voices, and cross
into a sonic incense for the mind and body. Desert Dwellers’ unique gl
sounds are a bridge between worlds, and their label Desert Trax has
become a platform to spotlight similar alchemical artists.
Brought together in the late ‘90s through the legendary Moontribe
gatherings, in 2019 the duo celebrated their 20th anniv
ersary of making
music together, adding depth to their reputation as a pioneering and
prolific downtempo, psybass, and tribal house act from the United States.
The culmination of two decades of par
tnership has forged their
on Black Swan Sounds,
20 musicians and vocalists o
Desert Dwellers’ studio output is matched only by their extensive touring
history, which juxtaposes performances at America’s most iconic
like Red Rocks,
Symbiosis, Lightning in a Bottle, Burning
Man, and Coachella, with high
powered sets at the biggest trance festivals
around the world; BOOM in Portugal and Rainbow Serpent in Australia.
lers are equally at home in clubs as they are in
and the jungles, deserts, and mountains of far
flung international festivals.