High Desert Reggae


A half dozen hearts, a bowl full of talent, and a smokin’ good time - that’s what you’ll find when you bring yourself and as many as you can involve in a listening session that involves New Mexico’s best High Desert Reggae offering, The Riddims. have been bringing their talents to stages all across the greater part of the United States with a particular focus on the Southwest for nearly half a decade now - and they aren’t stopping any time soon. Myles Chavez, lead guitarist, is accompanied by Tony Gallegos on Bass, Pete Gabaldon on the keyboards, Chris Cruz on percussion, Kevin Sanchez on drums, and Donavon Ortiz on rhythm guitar.

Rhythm is something that isn’t lacking in this six piece. They’ve got quite the barrage and arsenal of funky desert beats, bearing Burque born lyrics that tell a tale like only the Duke City can. This six-pack power packed super group, released their first EP aptly titled “Homegrown,” in 2016, and is gearing up for a second batch of goodness in 2019.

With shows as opener for the Dirty Heads in their rearview, this crews future is bright. The band rolls deep and will keep you a mile high with lyrics about, love and life Keep an eye and ear out for when they’re in yours or a neighboring town, and download them NOW. Just press play.

Music Recordings

Past Tours

See you Again Tour Flyer

See You Again Tour

Move Slow Tour Flyer

Move Slow Tour


The Riddims claim their spot as New Mexico's leading reggae band.

Dominick Vitelli, Kurple Magazine Vol 6.2

Best New Band

Best of Burque Music Showcase 2017, Alibi

Best New Album - Homegrown EP

Best of Burque Music Showcase 2017, Alibi

Best New Single - "Smoke and Mirrors"

Best of Burque Music Showcase 2017, Alibi


Social Media

3100+ Likes

1800+ Followers

37k+ Plays

160+ Followers

200+ Subscribers

100+ Followers
7600+ Likes/Plays

15k+ Plays

70+ Trackers

1000+ Spins
70+ Stations