This year at Burning Man, Robot Heart hosted Thievery Corporation for an unannounced sunset performance. The appearance was a product of three years of planning. Today, to celebrate Thanksgiving, Robot Heart and Thievery Corporation have released the audio from that set as a free download. Enjoy!
Desert on your skin, under your nails, and in your sleeping bag. Waking up to dub step, scorching arid heat and the booty dance. Those sunsets though. It’s an addiction, we have a dependence and associated withdrawls. Only 9 months (273 days exactly) to go until the gates open on Burning Man 2015.
I was thinking about you as the sun melted the shea butter I had just smoothed on my skin. It was hot and impossible to imagine that it would get even hotter during the day. The air smelled of propane but I had almost got used to it. The desert was kind to us today. No storm. Just the noise of shoes scraping the sand, hard sand that every night turned to a silk road. People were heading back from raves, to their tents to regain energy for tonights’ rave.
I was riding back from the Beaver camp’s workshop about female ejaculation. The bike was without gear and stubborn to ride. But it’s ok. I’m at fucking Burning Man!
I can’t even describe it to you. Finally feeling that I’ve found home. I was seriously crying over this. The feeling of when love is shared in such a massive concentration of people. Where intimacy…
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Yup, it’s December 2014 and we are already starting work for OKNOTOK at Burning Man in 2015. Some call us insane, some roll their eyes and say its ‘too early’. But if you are a Burner, ask yourself honestly, does it ever ‘stop’ once you are introduced to the culture and experience of Black Rock City?
While some will relish the time off between Burns, others continue building, making, and turning inspiration into reality, lighting up the sky in August. Without giving away the fun details about what is in the works for camp OKNOTOK, there will be some changes and new sights to behold. Make sure you party with us on the Playa in 2015!
Burning Man creates a city in a desert every year that lasts for a week, and then is completely removed. Among the many structures that Burners erect for the week of Burning Man each year are temples. The Huffington Post looks at ten years of temples and the spirituality of Burning Man that they reveal.
It’s an hour long, but this panel is full of great discussion of the different ways that Burning Man, and groups influenced by Burning Man, create and nurture communities.