Desert Magic is an LA-based music collective that specializes in musical interpretations of the cosmos, nature, and the Tao Te Ching.
In 2015, the band released their debut album piecemeal on the solstices and equinoxes on www.a-round-the-sun.com and in 2018, they released an interactive solar system sonification app for iOS, Mac, and Android. They are currently working on musical settings of the Tao Te Ching and will release a new album of this music in May of 2019.
Desert Magic has performed at venues such as the Satellite, The LA Arboretum, Radius Gallery, and at their music deep listening workshops at Yogala in Echo Park. The band's current line-up is composer/singer Alex Wand, guitarist Steven Van Betten, multi-instrumentalist Logan Hone, and bassist/coder Luke Williams.