Don’t Miss These Latinx Stars at Lightning in a Bottle
Are you going to Lightning in a Bottle? Passes are available for each festival day, from 05/08 – 05/13. Take a look at the Latinx artists in the lineup and let us know if you plan on going in the comments.
Partial LIB Bio: A powerfully progressive synthesis of electronic sound and Afro-Caribbean language, ÌFÉ is the bold new musical project from Puerto Rican based African-American drummer/producer/singer Otura Mun.
Mun, an Ifá priest (or Babalawo) in the Yoruba religion, has been a vanguard artist in the Puerto Rican music scene since his arrival there in the late 1990’s. He has produced critically acclaimed albums and songs for many of the islands most important musical voices.
Partial LIB Bio: LUM (Argentina via Tulum) Is delivering his sounds as a spiritual encounter and taking you on a journey of a ritual for acquisition of one’s essence, a ceremony. Through the mixing of various instruments with electronic explorations, LUM’s music transcends time, space, and culture. It tugs at the mind and heart. Some say this is what the real dancing is about, some say LUM is one of the most beautiful souls you’ve ever heard in your life. We highly recommend.
Partial LIB Bio: Subsuelo is a global bass crew located in Los Angeles that experiments with futuristic dance parties and old-school tropical music.
Last year, Subsuelo hit the road, rocking the Boiler Room at MoMA in New York City, as well as the Manana & Musicabana Festivals in Cuba, Supersonico in Los Angeles, Genius Loci in Mexico, Joshua Tree Music Festival, Northern Nights, Woogie Weekend, Boogaloo and others.
Partial LIB Bio: Doc Martin’s live set truly brings people together. The variation in musical style is endless. What makes him so different from the rest? A unique ability to spin everything from deep house vocals that carry depth and meaning to us all in some way, to funky tribal Bass lines mixed with threads of acid. His massive collection of rare and classic records are so unique some can only be heard at his gigs. Doc Martin has garnered respect as a house DJ, and it’s this stamp of approval that keeps him constantly touring. From New York to London, Japan and everywhere in between.
Grand Artique Stage
Partial LIB Bio: Since its inception in 1995, innovation and creativity have defined Ozomatli. Hailing from Los Angeles, the group found a way to represent the city’s eclectic culture through music that appeals to the local community and the world beyond. Ozomatli’s success is exemplified in an impressive variety of genres from classic to modern Latino, urban, hip-hop and other world styles. The “Dioses del Baile,” or “Gods of Dance,” have created one of the most exciting, captivating and flat-out fun live shows touring today. They continue to harness their musical instincts by conceiving new concepts and forging new sounds that keep fans on their toes and the world dancing.
Partial LIB Bio: Venezuelan artist Danni G holds down the underground scene of bass music in California. His crew, and the so called “perfect weather” never fail to support the artist, the stage, and dance floor. The cultural music he performs interweaves his background in dance with a range of styles: hip hop, footwork, dub and break beats. Danni G creates a world sound unlike any you have ever heard before. He fuses unpredictability and fun. Danni G has played many acclaimed music festivals around the world including: Envision, Lighting in a Bottle, Genius Locis, and others. He’s also shared the stage with artists like: The Glitch Mob and El Papa Chango.
Partial LIB Bio: Based in Buenos Aires, after more than a decade honing his sound, Facundo Mohrr has become an influential artist within the Latin American scene on an international level.
Partial LIB Bio: L.A native G-Dubbs has been a fixture in the house music scene for more than two decades. With countless appearances to his credit, he is a true purveyor of quality house music in Southern California.
He established Sacred Grounds in 1995, an epic fiesta known as a “tribal gathering” upholding the multicultural spirit of the movement. The event is still going strong to this day and is known as a staple in the underground house scene.
Partial LIB Bio: DJ Marjo Lak found her roots at Brazilian Music Festivals, taken with the collective celebration that is DANCE. Marjo’s passion for the slippery sounds of buttery bass lines stir entire dance floors; a musical lubricant that whips bodies into rhythmic movements. Her eclectic soundscapes range from Deep House, Techno, Tech-house, Electro Swing, Brazilian Pop, World, Soul, Funk, Dub to disco, and jazz. She can soothe a chill gathering with soft and creamy downtempo beats, or whip the dance floor into frenzy with the energetic, greasy textures of techno, tech-house deep house, melodic and progressive beats.
Partial LIB Bio: Straight from the depths of the Burning Man Playa, armed to the teeth with a deep house collection full of dust, Massio is the Co-Founder of the Los Angeles based Label Techlepatic. He has been pushing the underground scene globally since 2006 by hosting a monthly radio show for UB Radio in Bangkok, which showcases the genuine compilation of records for the hottest producers around. He promotes major events in the region and has been producing his own original material which has been released worldwide. He currently plays in major events such as Coachella, Burning man, Latin Grammys, and the list goes on.
Partial LIB Bio: Patricio has been forging a style of his own since the first time he stepped behind the turntables in 1992. Sharpening his skills spinning vinyl at small clubs in LA, Patricio’s experience in the early ’90s converted into a profound knowledge of what people want to feel on the dance floor. Drawing on the passion and soul instilled in him growing up in Buenos Aires, Argentina, he has ignored all confines of genres. Patricio’s sound has been known to move all over the musical spectrum but ultimately developed into a deep, driving and sometimes even psychedelic side of house and techno, layered with hypnotic melodies and luscious bass lines.
Partial LIB Bio: Bringing together all forms of progressive music, Soulection is an independent music platform, radio show, and artist collective that was founded in Los Angeles in 2011. By consistently bringing visibility to meaningful music and curating memorable experiences, Soulection has broadcast it’s vision and created a culture that brings together hundreds of thousands of supporters worldwide.
LIB Bio: Climbing PoeTree harnesses creativity as the antidote to destruction through their award-winning spoken word, hip hop, and world music. Co-creators Alixa Garcia and Naima Penniman have independently organized more than 30 national and international tours, taking their work from South Africa to Cuba, the UK to Mexico, and throughout the U.S. including 11,000 miles toured on a bus converted to run on recycled vegetable oil.