âAt Desert Sessions, you play for the sake of music. Thatâs why itâs good for musicians. If someday thatâs not enough anymore, or thatâs not the reason behind you doing it--thatâs not your raison dâetre--then a quick reminder like Desert Sessions can do so much for you, itâs amazing. Itâs easy to forget that this all starts from playing in your garage and loving it."- Josh Homme
The Desert Sessions are a musical improv series "that cannot be defined". Founded by Josh Homme in 1997. Artists such as PJ Harvey, Jeordie White, Dave Catching, Nick Oliveri, Mark Lanegan, John McBain?, Josh Freese, Chris Goss, Alain Johannes, Dean Ween, and many others from the Palm Desert Scene have contributed as songwriters and musicians.
The Sessions began in August 1997 at a place called Rancho de la Luna in Joshua Tree when Homme brought together musicians from the bands Monster Magnet, Goatsnake, earthlings?, Kyuss (his own band) and Soundgarden. The ranch is an old house filled to the brim with rare and unique...