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Nocturnal Admissions

Nightlife Podcast: Max Vangeli

December 29th, 2010

2010 was a very good year—for Max Vangeli.

  • No shortage of skimpy things and skin in 2010.

  • Talking about mushrooms with DJ/producer Mark Farina before his gig at Eve.

  • The trip-hop pioneer tells us why his eyes glow in DJ Hero game and more.

  • A live Twitter feed display + blue champagne = hilarious results.

  • Antoine Becks of Second Sun recounts their first disastrous gig with Paul van Dyk, pills and Eddie Murphy's "Party All the Time."

  • A first encounter with the man behind the mau5head.

  • Dance music fans, brace yourselves: Fabulous Fest has been canceled!

  • A chat with the German DJ/producer about “2 Many Shots of Jägermeister” and more.

  • Why do ladies like the lyrics? The 50-year-old DJ answers that question, plus new electronic artists you need to know, the evolution of the DJ, David Guetta’s career and what he thinks is the remix of the year.

  • If Mick Fleetwood had a brother from another mother who stepped into a DJ booth, he might be Donald Glaude.

  • Dirty Dutch, pigeon attacks and eating chicken with Lil Jon in Vegas (really!).

  • Plans for a new museum? The restoration of his Vegas home? The famously flamboyant showman is back in the spotlight.

  • The crowd felt restrained, as if holding out for a moment to really let loose. For some, it never came.

  • The space where Little Buddha once thrived finally gets filled.

  • Plus the Violent Femmes and Train—on the same bill.

  • MGM Resorts International and Live Nation announced this morning their new music festival: Route 91 Harvest. Originally known as Route 91, the three-day country music extravaganza takes its name from Las Vegas Boulevard.

  • The new Downtown hot spot's menu was a collective effort among Andrews, Kerry Simon and Cory Harwell.

  • Planes: Fire & Rescue is dull, predictable and flat, with decent animation but lifeless characters.

  • If any reviewer ever deserved to have a documentary made about his life, it’s Roger Ebert.

  • Timing and characterization are critical—but both are lacking across the board.

  • The Sheffield singer and bassist talks playing the U.S., comparisons to The Smiths and more.

  • Don't let your fine mind become a liability, Virgo.

  • Made official this morning with a release from the show’s host hotel, the Cosmopolitan, is that “Vegas Nocturne” indeed played its last shows Saturday night at the restaurant, lounge and entertainment fortress Rose. Rabbit. Lie. ...

  • Considering Las Vegas' sexy Sin City image, how provocative can performance be on Las Vegas Boulevard?

  • As great nights with old friends tend to, it flew by, leaving the audience buzzing but also a bit bummed.

  • Amid chatter about the unsteady future of “Vegas Nocturne” at Rose. Rabbit. Lie. in the Cosmopolitan, an online report posted today says the show is effectively being put to sleep. The same story said the show might surface at the soon-to-open SLS. ...

  • The Weekly's Spencer Patterson points you to Carla Bozulich, Morgan Delt, Innercity Ensemble and more.

  • From fireworks shows to community events to nightclub parties, how to celebrate America's big 238.

  • Cosplay costumes, a role-playing game called DrunkQuest and more.

  • Plus live music at Lavo, a Kickstarter and upcoming releases from Vegas locals.