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13 tracks from the wildest Desert Hearts festival yet

The rising stars of the event stole the show

  • Words: Carré Orenstein | Image: Jess Bernstein
  • 7 April 2017
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1 Ejeca ‘Dizorn’ (Sacha Robotti edit)

Sacha Robotti, Sunday: By Sunday at 10pm, we really, desperately needed some techno. While we knew what we were getting into when the initial line-up was released, it was still surprising that none of the primetime slotted DJs on Friday or Saturday had managed to move beyond party tech-house. This moody 2017 release from Ejeca appropriately changed the vibe and reminded everyone that you don’t have to drop another Latmun track in order to rouse the Desert Hearts crowd. ‘Dizorn’ is out now on Sasha’s Last Night On Earth label (unfortunately Sacha's edit isn't online yet).

2 James Blake ‘Limit to Your Love’ (Daniel Bortz remix) VS Oscar L ‘Alors On Danse’ (Sacha Robotti edit)

Sacha Robotti, Sunday: Sacha mashed these two killer tracks together, crafting a hefty edit that ignited a fire in the crowd, just as any version of ‘Limit To Your Love’ tends to do. This 2012 Bortz edit is a distinctive techno tune that was an easy one to ID, but it was thanks to Sacha that we were able to find the name of the 2015 Oscar L track that filled out this mix.

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