Lo Sound Desert is a documentary by Joerg Steineck about Californian desert rock. The film provides an intimate view on the scene’s past and progress, narrated by some of the main protagonists: JOSH HOMME, BRANT BJORK, MARIO LALLI, SCOTT REEDER, NICK OLIVERI, ALFREDO HERNANDEZ (MEMBERS OF WELL KNOWN BANDS LIKE QUEENS OF THE STONE AGE, KYUSS, FATSO JETSON ETC) – TO NAME A FEW.
They lead through unconditioned rehearsal garages, wasteland venues in the nowhere of the Californian desert and smoked-up european backstage rooms.
LO SOUND DESERT explains the origin of a specific sub-genre of underground rock music and its spreading variations until today:
There’s a whole bunch of interchangeable terms that try to catch this genre’s attitude – call it Stoner or Desert Rock.
Watch the trailer: