Amani of Desert Dwellers (Android Jones show in Santa Fe 10-9-11) by Desert Dwellers published on 2012/09/02 21:33:19 +0000 *** Dj Set Recorded at Android Jones artshowing Santa Fe 10-9-2011 *** Amani of Desert Dwellers tastefully weaves soundscapes that immerse the listener in a journey to inner spaces and otherworldly sonic dimensions. He is a pioneering electronic music producer in the realms of electronic, dub and world fusion, having spent the past 24 years exploring where these dynamic styles of music co-exist. As the primary creative force behind the Desert Dwellers music catalog, Amani has produced six albums for White Swan Records in a series called DownTemple Dub. His latest offering in 2012 is called DownTemple Dub: Remixed, drawing on an amazing network of cutting edge ethnic-dub music producers to re-imagine the earlier Desert Dwellers chill yoga tracks into a kaleidoscope of midtempo breaks and ornately textured ambience. Aside from Desert Dwellers, Amani has also co-founded the YogiTunes digital music store, where he is currently head of A&R and music acquisition; he has produced several full length Desert Dwellers albums on the YogiTunes music label; he has co-founded an electronic music label with music partner Treavor Moontribe called Desert Trax, featuring two more Desert Dwellers remix albums in 2012 called Recalibrated vol 1 & 2; he has remixed artists such as Karsh Kale, David Starfire, Kalya Scintilla, EarthRise SoundSystem, Adham Shaikh, Deva Premal, Jai Uttal, Donna DeLory, Girish, and Deep Forest, and his music can be heard on countless yoga DVDs by teachers such as Shiva Rea, Hemalayaa, and Duncan Wong; in addition to Desert Dwellers, Amani is involved in many other unique music collaborations such as Shaman’s Dream, Liquid Bloom, Variant Field, and Chase the Lazer; he is also known as a visionary artist, graphic designer, and produces the majority of his album covers.