KDES 98.5FM is one of the premier stations in the Coachella Valley and one of the first stations many people think of when they come to the desert. Our community involvement has been strong for 50 years. KDES believes all the valley communities rely on us for entertainment and up to the minute news and information about our communities. Playing music that brings back memories and creates new ones. Tune in to hear The Next Generation of 98.5 KDES!