Lightning in a Bottle – A Festival Window

Paul E. Amori is the mayor of Lightning in a Bottle. Amori is the well-dressed casanova behind Amori's Casino & Burlesque. A sign outside reads “Floozies Welcome, Inquire Within.” A little person named Julio mi...

Lightning in a Bottle – A Festival Diary

Paul E. Amori is the mayor of Lightning in a Bottle. Amori is the well-dressed Casanova behind Amori's Casino & Burlesque. A sign outside reads “Floozies Welcome, Inquire Within.” A little person named Julio mi...

Festival Window: Lightning in a Bottle

Lightning in a Bottle has been on my radar for nearly half a decade now. Organizers The Do Lab have been manifesting high-profile interactive art at both Burning Man and Coachella for years. Sonic Bloom fes...
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Hindsight: Beats Antique @ The Boulder Theater

I can't pinpoint the specific moment Beats Antique appeared on my radar, but I can guarantee Bassnectar is to blame. Several years ago, he added his signature whomp to their tune “Roustabout”, then invited them to join his traveling circus for a Left Coast jaunt or two. Burn night with Suze Q was definitely my first time experiencing their “live” act, normally consisting of two producers/DJs--one of which who peppers sets with both violin and sitar-sounding guitar--and a tribal belly dancer named Zoe Jakes.