IDLES

IDLES came just when we feared punk, aggression, and rock with a message was gone.  Thank god for IDLES.

Here is an interview from the Live4ever Media Lounge from 2017.  Stay tuned for some new stuff—cause a crazy video is coming soon (it’s being edited).

And here are some videos to get a sense of why we LOVE them…

 

 

Placebo | Alt.Russia [Mipcom 2018]

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Synopsis: From Donald Trump to World Cup—the traditional media narrative of Russia is far different from the what exists artistically deep inside. In Alt.Russia, the band Placebo charmingly bring you on their unexpected journey of Russia in this multi-award winning film that plays out like Anthony Bourdain for artists—as the band spends time with artists, architects, animators and musicians—embracing the country’s alternative creative culture and celebrating all it has to offer.

Official Trailer:

Easy

LA Rockers EASY are hard pretty damn hard to ignore.  We got turned on to these guys from Ian who generally has a good sense about these things!  Stay tuned.  More to come on this front…

From their site…

​At the end of 2016 the world seemed to be headed for a total meltdown. The Los Angeles hills were on fire, there we’re mass shootings in nightclubs, Zika virus, water crisis and worst of all somehow a television clown had been elected president. In the midst of these crisis’ a couple of jam sessions took place between Josh Landau from The Shrine and professional skateboarder Don “Nuge” Nguyen. They instinctively delved into heavy, psychedelic riffs that would last 30 minutes. On a weekend bender in New York City, Josh played an acoustic demo of a short, fast, 2 minute power pop sort of song titled “She Says Goodnight When She Wants To”. Deciding that this style would be something unexpected and totally fresh for both of them, when they returned home to Los Angeles they enlisted their regular wrecking crew of Jordan Jones on second guitar, Ben Brown on synth and Wilder Zoby on drums. Their debut show was a private festival in early 2017 hosted by photographer Atiba Jefferson titled “Last Night,” where they played alongside Future Islands, Animal Collective, Explosions in The Sky.

Sundara Karma

We first met Sundara Karma in 2017 at the Live4ever Media Lounge at SXSW and they quickly hit heavy rotation in our office.  Oscar (Lulu) Pollack fronts the band as if his parents were David Bowie and Patti Smith.  Musically, he’s an old soul from rock royalty.  The band is extremely tight (they’ve been playing together longer than their years would suggest) and they sound as good live as they do on their records.

They played some incredible sets that year, and we were really happy to see them again at the Troubadour in LA. Here’s a tipsy pic from SXSW that first year. Oscar may be holding me up.

And here is the Live4ever interview from 2017… and below are some videos.

 

Sundara Karma are a band to know to say the very least.

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.

See the full article here

‘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!

And here is a recent video…

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

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Page Six covers “I’m With The Band”

We’re so excited, and so proud of Miss P for creating buzz for “I’m With The Band” all over again. Well done! Check out this coverage in Page Six! (though let’s be honest… she didn’t really lose her chance to sleep with Mick!)

 

 

 

 

 

Mick Jagger spent a sad night alone after the tragic Altamont Festival in 1969 because Pamela Des Barres mistakenly thought he was planning a threesome with her and Michelle Phillips of the Mamas & the Papas.

Des Barres wrote about that mournful night at San Francisco’s Fairmont Hotel in her best-selling memoir “I’m With the Band.”

Now the legendary groupie, in her debut column for PleaseKillMe.com, out Tuesday, reveals how badly she was confused after four people died on what has been called “rock’s darkest day” and “the end of innocence.”

Des Barres said she wasn’t interested in a three-way. “As pretty and charming as Michelle Phillips was, I’m an old-fashioned, one-on-one bona fide romantic.”

Two decades later, when the two bumped into each other at a club, Phillips told her: “I was with Gram Parsons that night, not Mick Jagger.” (Parsons, of the Flying Burrito Brothers, fatally OD’d in 1973.)

“Before I could stutter an apology, she stood, slid her chair back and disappeared into the trendy crowd, leaving me soaking in the horror of my youthful mistake.”

 

LocoDistro at SXSW [12-18 March, 2018]

LocoDistro will be at SXSW in collaboration with The British Consulate/Great Britain Campaign—as well as Pirate Studios,  Live4ever, and JA Films. We’ll also be presenting some exciting artist opportunities in areas of distribution, publishing, music content management, and content creation.

Managers, Artists, Distributors, Acquisitions, Technology, Rights-holders—Reach out to schedule a meeting with us.