“Something about the wavelength they're on is definitely working“
"Practically perfect in every way..."
-BBC Introducing in the West
"Gone will have people believing that the future of trip-hop has arrived. The track is stunning."
Formed in Bristol by Gina Leonard and Tom Fryer The Desert are gaining rapid attention with their blistering, bitter-sweet, dark-pop world.
With warm, weighted synths, perfectly placed percussion and a universe of otherworldly sounds, their cinematically beautiful sound is the perfect backdrop from where Gina Leonard masterfully unravels her poetic world.
They first came to the world’s attention in June 2017 with the release of their haunting debut single ‘Just Get High’. It’s release gained immediate attention and received praise and airplay on BBC Radio 1, BBC 6 Music, Radio X and the Apple Music Chill List. This and the subsequent praise for the follow up EP lead to highly acclaimed singles ‘Gone’ and ‘Distract Me’ in later 2018.
After touring much of the UK in 2018 and early 2019 the band head to the US for the first time at this years SXSW.