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Live Recordings
Live Recordings Get live sessions from the CCYM camps at Noisetrade They're available to download and are totally free always. They're never perfect but are a great record of the friends who ...
Start Your Engines!
We've been slow for a while putting stuff online but that changes now! Our third studio album, 'Stone' is due out in July 2017 which we're really excited about. To ...
New live mp3s

Our latest live recordings are on noisetrade.com

2014 CCYM Sessions are here
The live recordings from the 2014 CCYM camps are now posted on Noisetrade. There's a full praise session from each of the camps and you can find them noisetrade.com/desertseeds ...
2013 Junior Camp Praise Session
2013 Junior Camp Praise Session The Junior camp praise is now posted on Noisetrade. Find it here complete with a booklet containing lyrics and chords for each track We tried out a total of 5 ...
Chords and lyrics

Here are the chords and lyrics to the Friday night Senior camp praise session

Aug 2013 Senior Camp Friday Night Praise Session posted on Noisetrade
Noisetrade

We've just posted the entire session from the CCYM Senior camp on Noisetrade. You can listen to it or download it here for free It's warts and ...
Mixtape on Noisetrade
Noisetrade
We've just posted a mixtape of tracks we've recorded from live sessions and our two albums on our favourite music site NOISETRADE.COM There's a bunch of tracks from ...
Full length praise sessions from CCYM camps 2012
Soundcloud
We've posted full length praise sessions from the two camps on Soundcloud and the links to them are here. We recorded most of the sessions over the ...
2012 CCYM camps done
We're finished both CCYM camps for 2012 and they were great. Junior camp went from July 29th to Friday 3rd August and catered for children from 6-11. Senior camp went ...
Album number 3 underway
So we've started our next album. It's untitled as yet but it sounds very noisy and fast and it will be a praise and worship album filled with songs for ...
alive released!
'Alive' our second album is now officially available on www.desertseeds.bandcamp.com! It's 14 brand new tracks of praise designed for younger children to sing and dance to. Included in the download is ...
New videos
We've posted two new videos posted from CCYM Junior Camp 2010 on the VIDEO page. Our good friends Paul Boyle and Oliver Moss filmed the songs over a number of ...
Delays!
For those of you waiting with bated breath for 'Alive' to be released (all 2 of you) please exhale! We've been hit with a few delays, all unavoidable, some good, ...
CCYM Countdown to Christmas in Drewstown
We've just finished working at the 'Countdown to Christmas' in Drewstown house. This was a CCYM weekend for teenagers and it ran from Friday Nov 26th to Sunday 28th. All ...
Alive nearly ready
We're almost there. Alive, our second album is virtually mixed in full. We just need to agree on an order and finalise the sleeve art and we will release it. Mack and ...
Some pics from Armagh Marketplace gig, 3rd Sept 2010
Here are pictures of some ugly mugs in the Marketplace theatre, Armagh. Thanks to Pat for taking them and sending them on. Grumpy old men Our poster ...				</dd>
				
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The morning after the night before! We supported Inflame last night as they launched their CD in the Marketplace theatre in Armagh and had a great time. It was probably the ...
Shine video
Eventually! I've posted the 'Shine' video on our new video page. I've tried to make the images work with the lyrics which are:
You became nothing so I could shine like a ...
Armagh Theatre
We're playing support to Inflame in the Armagh theatre on the 3rd September. We're going to try some different things and pull out a few tracks we haven't played in ...
Camps 2010 are over!
Camps are over! We've just finished two weeks in Drewstown house in Co. Meath working with children and teenagers. We work as part of a team called Chrysalis who run camps, ...
Website Update
We're currently updating the DesertSeed's official website (this one you're reading right now!) so if you notice some anomalies or quirks don't worry, it's just us messing about. We wanted ...
Chords and songs and things
We have a few other sites littered around the worldwide web and they all have different media on them so please check some of them out if you want to ...
Camps are over! August 17th 09
We have just finished a great two weeks at chrysalis summer camps. We had sixty children the first week and seventy teenagers the second. We made a decision that we were ...
Camps are soon
I can't believe it! Camps! Week and a half away! Arrrrrrrrgh! We're really looking forward to the Chrysalis summer camps this year. We have a full programme, of which praise is only a part, ...
What a gig!
What a night! It's the day after the gig we played last night with Mel wiggins and Leo Mullen which was a charity gig to send one of the DesertSeeds, ...
Mel Wiggins Gig in Richhill, June 20th 09
I'm exhausted! We have a gig coming up this weekend in Richhill Elim church. It's a strange one for us because it's not a worship set, it's actually a gig. ...
Still working away! April 22 09
The second album is progressing nicely. Most of the vocals are now recorded and all of the drums will be completed on Friday. The acoustic guitars are also finished while ...
Mack in Malawai
Hi everyone. Well, what can I say? As you no doubt know, I went to Malawi in south eastern Africa in November. I went because there was a need for someone with ...
Inside Out March 6th 2009
Friday afternoon finds me a tad nervous. The charity group i work with, Chrysalis, are starting a new teen programme tonight in Dundalk. It's called 'Inside Out' and will have worskshops, ...
Desert Seeds in Africa - Oct 23 2008
Mack, one half of the Desert Seeds team, has just confirmed that he will be travelling to Malawi, Africa in the near future as part of a missionary trip. He ...
New Album News Oct 23 2008
The Desert Seeds are in Word Salad studios again to record their second album. It is currently untitled but work is well underway. This will be a children's praise and ...
Chrysalis Summer Camps - Part 2 - Oct 1 2008
The Chrysalis Senior camp kicked off on 10th August, 2008 and we had over fifty young teenagers for a full week in Headfort School, Kells. The Desert Seeds are the ...
Summer Camps - Part 1 - Oct 1 2008
I know it's now officially Autumn but i just want to mention the Chrysalis summer camps that were held at the end of August. Chrysalis is the group that myself ...
The new year has begun! Oct 1st - 2008
The Desert Seeds website has been pretty quiet of late but we want to inform you of a few items of interest that are happening right now. 'Shine' is now ...
Chrysalis Children and Youth Ministries
In August 08 Ian and Mack will work as part of the Chrysalis Children and Youth Ministries team in Kells, Co. Meath. They have led the worship in CCYM's summer ...
Welcome to the new Desert Seeds website
Welcome to the new Desert Seeds website. We're really excited about getting it up and running and will be adding loads of new material soon so do call back. You ...
Our debut praise album
We're just putting the finishing touches to our debut praise album. The last few tweaks as well as the final mix and the mastering are being done in Word Salad ...
LifeFM - New Christian radio station
LifeFM are a new Christian radio station based in Cork city in Ireland and have just added the song 'Shine' to their daily playlist. If you're in the Cork region ...
Calling all budding musicians!
Calling all budding musicians! Check out the lyrics and music pages and try playing one (or all!) of the songs in the media player. We promise that they're easy and ...