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Death Valley Girls Share New PEACHES Remix “When I’m Free” & Announce UK Tour Dates

April 22, 2022


Share new Peaches remix “When I’m Free” out now via Suicide Squeeze Records
Announce UK tour dates 

 LA-based punk band Death Valley Girls have shared a new remix of their track “When I’m Free” by Peaches via Suicide Squeeze Records and have also announced a full run of UK tour dates starting in June. 

For nearly a decade, Death Valley Girls have made it their mission to remind the punks, psych rockers, garage aficionados, and desert mystics of the communal, transcendental, and triumphant power of music, as evidenced most recently in the riotous affirmations of their 2022 track “When I’m Free.”

The song fuses Bonnie Bloomgarden’s passionate vocals, Larry Schemel’s anthemic guitar chords, rousing sing-along choruses, and feverish organ lines into a perfect three-minute shot of adrenaline and dopamine. Despite the old-school nature of their instrumentation, Death Valley Girls are well aware of the revolutionary power of the dance floor, so they approached one of their heroes to help re-envision “When I’m Free” for the club crowd.

What better way to reinforce in the liberating spirit of the song than to give it to Peaches—an artist who continues to push boundaries in a career that spans over two decades, and who has helped so many people navigate sexuality, gender, identity, and being comfortable in one’s body in the new millennium.

Under Peaches’ meticulous care, “When I’m Free” transforms from a scrappy rock song to a throbbing, minimalist club banger. The musical key switches from major to minor, taking the song from celebratory mode into a leaner and meaner message of empowerment. Bloomgarden’s impassioned vocals remain in place along with a few organ glissandos, though the rest of the original is excised in favor of stark four-on-the-floor beats and pulsing synth bass. The sound may prompt a different type of gyration than the original, but the spirit of freedom and revelry remains and takes on a whole new angle under Peaches’ masterful manipulations.

What a mighty collaboration on every level. This mammoth remix will keep you fixated on the expressive landscape, continuing to grow and escalate with the imperative beats. This intoxicating journey keeps the distinct vocals resonating throughout whilst this cutting atmosphere relishes this vibrant, fun essence. This will make you move, make you dance. This rework controls your mood, completely addictive from start to finish.

Death Valley Girls live:
13/05/22 – US – San Pedro, CA – The Sardine
19/05/22 – US – Everett, WA – Fisherman’s Village Music Fest
31/05/22 – FR – Paris – Supersonic – FREE SHOW
02/06/22 – FR – Aix-en-Provence – 6MIC
03/06/22 – FR – Bourg-en-Bresse – La Tannerie
04/06/22 – FR – Angers – Levitation Fest
06/06/22 – DE – Koln – Sonic Ballroom
07/06/22 – DE – Munster – Gleis 22
08/06/22 – DE – Berlin – Urban Spree
09/06/22 – SW – Malmo – Plan B  
10/06/22 – DK – Copenhagen – Loppen
11/06/22 – SW – Goteborg – Showdown
13/06/22 – FR – Le Havre – Mc Daid’s
14/06/22 – UK – Birmingham – Hare & Hounds
15/06/22 – UK – Leeds – Brudenell Social Club
16/06/22 – UK- Newcastle – The Clunny
17/06/22 – UK – Nottingham – The Bodega
18/06/22 – UK – London – The Lexington
19/06/22 – UK – Brighton – The Hope & Ruin

21/06/22 – SP – Barcelona – Upload
22/06/22 – SP – Valencia – Loco Club
23/06/22 – SP – Madrid – Wurlitzer Ballroom
24/06/22 – SP – Vigo – La Iguana Club
25/06/22 – SP – Oviedo – La Salvaje
26/06/22 – SP – Sopelana – La Triangu
28/06/22 – IT – Ravenna – Hana-Bi
29/06/22 – IT – Perugia – Fat Art Club 
30/06/22 – IT – Livorno – Ultima Cecina
01/07/22 – IT – Padova – Sub Cult Fest
15/07/22 – US – San Francisco, CA – The Chapel
16/07/22 – US – Santa Cruz, CA – Crepe Place
17/07/22 – US – Cayucos, CA – Schooners – FREE SHOW
05/08/22 – US – Indianapolis, IN – Back Alley Ballyhoo Fest

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