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INTERVIEW // Minnesota :: Bass Heads in the South, The Road to Sonic Bloom, and “Sensitive” Bass Music

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Few artists have been as relentlessly on our radar as Minnesota.  It doesn’t seem like too long ago when he was the new generation of dubstep’s best kept secret; now you almost can’t avoid a confrontation with his beautiful, booming … Continue reading

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INTERVIEW // Jesse Fleming :: Community Vibes, Burning Man, and Building the LiB Experience


One of the best aspects of Lightning in a Bottle: you never know who you’re going to bump into next.  The executive producer of the festival is sitting right there, you say?  A perfect opportunity to get to the bottom … Continue reading

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INTERVIEW :: Govinda :: Horace the Sun God, Mysticism, and Shaking your Ass

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Austin-based musical genie Govinda (Shane Madden) is a master of mystic flair.  It’s easy to look steezy when you’re sitting back in the most plush of dressing room tents with two beautiful dancers lounging around, but Shane had won us over … Continue reading

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INTERVIEW :: Big Gigantic :: LIB Blessings, Bubble Gum, and Leaving No Trace

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We knew Big Gigantic was going to own it at LIB, and we got plenty of satisfying “I told you so” moments after they blew the leaves off the trees at the Lightning Stage.  Their pictures would end up in SPIN … Continue reading

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INTERVIEW // Random Rab :: The Guzheng, Community Vibes, and The Conundrum of Human Existence

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We were blessed with the unexpected honor of chatting up Random Rab before his Sunday set at Lightning in a Bottle.  With a myriad of scented chakra-charging oils laid before us (the third chakra oil is for confidence and smells like … Continue reading

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INTERVIEW // Dream Rockwell of Lucent Dossier Experience :: Realizing the Dream, The Lucent Temple of Consciousness, Alien Visitors and Group Prayer.

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If you want to get to the bottom of the LIB experience, Dream Rockwell is a fantastic person to get to know.  Not only is she a founding member of the Lucent Dossier Experience and The Do LaB as well, but … Continue reading

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INTERVIEW // Shena Turlington :: Sustainable Practices at Lightning in a Bottle

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It’s a sunny day on the festival grounds.  Birds are chirping, the wind is gently blowing from the lake.  But more importantly, a few days of festival action hasn’t ruined the natural feeling of Silverado Canyon: no smog from the … Continue reading

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INTERVIEW // Apparat :: War & Peace, Melancholy and Bliss, and Hypnotizing Lightning in a Bottle

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Apparat played a sunset set on the first day of LIB, a perfect soundscape to lay straight back and watch the twilight clouds crawl by overhead.  Not more than an hour before, we had a chance to catch up with … Continue reading

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INTERVIEW // Signal Path :: Honoring the Seasons, mixtaEP and Musical Cuisine, and Hippie Bass

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Ryan Burnett is the guitarist/producer in the Denver-based livetronica group Signal Path, who recently released a six-track EP and will be coming to Denver next weekend.  We contacted him to learn more about mixtaEP and the artistic process of live electronic they’ve created. … Continue reading

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SINGLE // Shiny Objects :: Just Fabulous (Eats Everything Remix) + Eats Everything Interview

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Eats Everything is one of our favorite bass-house producers as of late.  He and a slew of other producers from the UK like Julio Bashmore, Mosca, and Joker, are spearheading the rise of a new wave of EDM that is … Continue reading

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INTERVIEW // The Congress Gets Ready for Album Release Party at The Bluebird Theater

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Denver-based rock band, The Congress, celebrates their album release party tonight with The Oak Creek Band and Musketeer Gripweed at Bluebird Theater. Our friend Brianna Hernandez of Early Bird // Night Owl chatted with lead guitarist, Scott Lane, about The Congress’ new album, … Continue reading