Findlay @ The Live4ever Media Lounge

LocoDistro was a proud sponsor of the Live4ever Media Lounge at SXSW2018. Get to know Manchester’s own… Findlay

Born and raised in Manchester, Findlay visits the Live4ever Media Lounge armed with a healthy dose of Rock Star attitude and fun laughs to talk about her rising music career and more.

For more on Findlay and other great emerging artists visit Live4ever at http://www.Live4ever.uk and don’t forget to subscribe to their channel. Live4ever breaks Indie and Brit Rock bands first!

Sam Fender @ The Live4ever Media Lounge

LocoDistro was a proud sponsor of the Live4ever Media Lounge at SXSW2018.

Our interview series continues with English Singer-Songwriter Sam Fender visiting our SXSW suite high atop the OMNI hotel in Austin. Sam’s favorite tools of the trade you ask – well his Fender guitars of course!

For more on Sam and other great Indie artists visit Live4ever’s flagship zine/website at http://www.Live4ever.uk and don’t forget to subscribe to their channel. Live4ever breaks Indie and Brit Rock bands first!

‘I’m With The Band’ in The Guardian UK

Barely 30 seconds in and Pamela Des Barres has not so much name-dropped as chucked her diary on the table. I compliment the author of I’m With the Band – one of the all-time classic rock’n’roll memoirs – on her ornate necklace, and she says it used to belong to Psycho actor Janet Leigh. When I ask if she still has the jewellery gifted to her by Led Zeppelin guitarist Jimmy Page, she replies, bereft: “No, it was stolen, by a kleptomaniac married to one of the Beach Boys.”

Then, as we scan the menu in the rapidly busying Friday night dining room of an in-crowd Hollywood hotel, I idly enquire as to her dietary habits. “I haven’t eaten red meat for 45 years. I went with Don Johnson, one of my dudes,” she says of the then-future star of Miami Vice, “to the first vegetarian restaurant in LA. And I saw on the back of the menu how we get the red meat. And I was so appalled that I stopped that day.”

I’m With the Band, the classic confessional of Des Barres’s sexual and romantic escapades with a cacophony of rock stars, is republished in a 30th anniversary edition this month. In bracing detail, the woman born Pamela Miller in Reseda, California, details her high jinks on the Sunset Strip of late-60s and early-70s Los Angeles.

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The Independent celebrates ‘I’m With The Band’

 

Ok, I’m pushing 70 and I’m doing pretty well. I was thinking earlier today, when I couldn’t sleep – look at this stuff I’m still doing! It’s pretty amazing, when I remember what I tried to imagine myself as at 70, it certainly wasn’t this. I’m very single and I’d like to meet someone who can deal with me. It takes a strong guy, really, someone pretty fearless.

The things that happen in I’m With The Band aren’t ‘now’, and people don’t quite understand that. I wanted to be there. And so people have got quite bored with my answers when they ask about consent and #MeToo, because they’re looking for some kind of new scandal. And it wasn’t like that for me. Someone the other day pointed out about Noel Redding leaving me downstairs – well, these things happen! He forgot, he was so stoned he forgot I was even down there. But, of course because I was young I took it very personally. I didn’t hold back in the book, I don’t hide disappointment. Everybody in this world has relationships that fall apart.

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https://www.independent.co.uk/arts-entertainment/music/features/pamela-des-barres-interview-im-with-the-band-book-extract-mick-jagger-a8329766.html

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‘Band’ in UK’s Daily Star Sunday

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

MICK Jagger has got “big stones” in his pants. A former groupie has lifted the lid on her sex romps with him.

And she claims that far from “getting no satisfaction”, like The Rolling Stones hit, he was a real stud between the sheets.Pamela Des Barres, right, said: “He has huge b***s.

“We made love for hours. I was dizzy. Mick personifies sex.”

Pamela, 69, who has also had flings with Jimmy Page, Don Johnson and Woody Allen as well as the late Keith Moon and Jim Morrison, has revealed all in a memoir called I’m With The Band.

It is now set to be turned into a movie.

And she would love to see One Direction star Harry Styles playing Jagger.Pamela said: “He has the look. Harry would be perfect.”

She also told how girls still write to her asking how to meet idols.

Pamela said: “I get e-mails from young girls who are like ‘How can I get near Jimmy Page?’

“They are 17. And he is 60 years older but it does not matter to them.”

 

Starcrawler @ The Live4ever Media Lounge

LocoDistro was a proud sponsor of the Live4ever Media Lounge at SXSW2018

Just don’t call them a nostalgia band! We sat down with Arrow De WIlde and the boys from LA buzz band, and this year’s SXSW Grulke Prize winners ‘Starcrawler’ to talk about the young group’s musical influences, putting out an analog recorded album with producer Ryan Adams, their crazy fans and much more!

For more on Starcrawler and the Indie music scene visit us online at http://www.live4ever.uk

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