Death Valley Girls Release Reimagined Single “When I’m Free” Courtesy of a Peaches Remix

Earlier this year, Death Valley Girls released ”When I’m Free” as part of a two-sided, 7-inch vinyl mash up with Le Butcherettes. Now, they’ve come back to their single, expanding on its theme of liberation and self-identity by placing it in the crafty and boundary pushing hands of multi-disciplinary artist Peaches, who has turned the song into a club worthy remix.

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Originally a sharp, psychedelic chant to express feelings of being disencumbered from the veil of society’s expectations, ”When I’m Free” is transformed into a minimal, electro-fused club banger suitable for getting lost on the dance floor. Atmospheric, novel and with plenty of looping beats and synth-soaked melodies, the single is taken from its 60s inspired instrumentation to a more modern, avant-garde style.

Still relying on the captivating and steadfast vocals of Death Valley Girls’ Bonnie Bloomgarden, Peaches builds off the single’s sentiments of empowerment but with a new, hypnotic twist. Whereas before, the single swayed and moved to an enchanting melody, it now gyrates and pulsates to a wavelength of insatiable energy. Freedom and self-expression remain at its core as Peaches’ remix merely shows us an alternative way to channel this blessed energy from within.

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Both Death Valley Girls and Peaches have tour dates this spring and summer. Death Valley Girls kick off their tour close to home with a show in San Pedro at The Sardine on May 13, ending their tour mid-July with dates in San Francisco at The Chapel (July 15), Santa Cruz’s Crepe Place (July 16) and in Cayucos at Schooners (July 17).

Peaches, on the other hand, starts her Teaches of Peaches Anniversary tour in the Pacific Northwest, making her way down the coast for the following California dates: May 20 in San Francisco at The Masonic; May 21 in Pasadena performing for the Just Like Heaven Festival; and May 22 in San Diego at The Observatory North Park.

Words: Patti Sanchez

For more on Death Valley Girls, make sure to visit their Bandcamp and follow them on Instagram and Twitter.

For more on Peaches, make sure to visit her website and follow her on Instagram and Twitter.

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Death Valley Girls:
May 13  San Pedro, CA @ The Sardine
May 19  Everett, WA @ Fisherman’s Village Music Fest
May 31  Paris, FR @ Supersonic
June 2  Aix-en-Provence, FR @ 6MIC
June 3  Bourg-en-Bresse, FR @ La Tannerie
June 4  Angers, FR @ Levitation Fest
June 6  Koln, DE @ Sonic Ballroom
June 7  Munster, DE @ Gleis 22
June 8  Berlin, DE @ Urban Spree
June 9  Malmo, SE @ Plan B
June 10  Copenhagen, DK @ Loppen
June 11  Goteborg, SE @ Showdown
June 13  Le Havre, FR @ Mc Daid’s
June 14  Birmingham, UK @ Hare & Hounds
June 15  Leeds, UK @ Brudenell Social Club
June 16  Newcastle, UK @ The Clunny
June 17  Nottingham, UK @ The Bodega
June 18  London, UK @ The Lexington
June 19  Brighton, UK @ The Hope & Ruin
June 21  Barcelona, SP @ Upload
June 22  Valencia, SP @ Loco Club
June 23  Madrid, SP @ Wurlitzer Ballroom
June 24  Vigo, SP@ La Iguana Club
June 25  Oviedo, SP @ La Salvaje
June 26  Sopelana, SP @ La Triangu
June 28  Ravenna, IT @ Hana-Bi
June 29  Perugia, IT @ Fat Art Club
June 30  Livorno, IT @ Ultima Cecina
July 1  Padova, IT @ Sub Cult Fest
July 15  San Francisco, CA @The Chapel
July 16  Santa Cruz, CA @ Crepe Place
July 17  Cayucos, CA @ Schooners
August 5  Indianapolis, IN @ Back Alley Ballyhoo Fest 

The Teaches of Peaches Anniversary Tour 2022:
May 15  Vancouver, BC @ Harbour Event Centre
May 16  Seattle, WA @ The Showbox
May 17  Portland, OR @ Wonder Ballroom
May 20  San Francisco, CA @ The Masonic
May 21  Pasadena, CA @ Just Like Heaven Festival
May 22  San Diego, CA @ The Observatory North Park
May 25  Montreal, QC @ MTelus
May 26  Toronto, ON @ Rebel
May 28  Brooklyn, NY @ Great Hall at Avant Gardner
May 29  Boston, MA @ House of Blues
June 4  Bergen, NO @ Bergen International Festival
June 5  Stockholm, SE @ Berns
June 6  Malmö, SE @ Malmö Live
June 10  Brighton, UK @ Brighton Dome
June 11  London, UK @ Grace Jones’ Meltdown Festival
June 13  Glasgow, UK @ SWG3 Galvanizers
June 14  Manchester, UK @ O2 Ritz Manchester
June 15  Liverpool, UK @ Invisible Wind Factory
June 16  Bristol, UK @ Marble Factory
June 19  Amsterdam, NL @ Paradiso
June 20  Paris, FR @ Le Trianon
June 21  Brussels, BE @ AB
June 26  Dublin, IE @ The Mother Pride Block Party
July 1  Porto, PT @ GBT+ Music Festival
July 9  Bilbao, SP @ Bilbao BBK Live
July 16  Graz, AT @ Elevate Festival
Sept 1-3  Lisbon, PT @ Kalorama Festival 

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