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Nightlife Podcast: Avicii

August 10th, 2010

The Swedish DJ/producer's first world tour is underway and he's headlining in Vegas... all before he even turns 21.

  • The DJ/producer chats about working with a New Orleans jazz band, playing Vegas and his early days as a rave DJ.

  • “I’m really fortunate to be invited and to be there on one of your biggest holidays and celebrate with you,” says the famous German DJ/producer.

  • He concedes his English isn’t great, but we think his music sure is. Even if you’ve never stepped foot in a nightclub, there’s a good chance you’ve heard a track or remix by Grammy-winning Italian DJ/producer Benny Benassi.

  • A chat about his Vegas residency, yo-yos, "DJ Hero 2" and peeing in the booth.

  • Vegas is being taken over by the mafia again. This time, it’s Swedish. Its weapon of choice? House music.

  • What to do with your not-so-water-resistant possessions?

  • A chat on topics including the music video contest for their single “Sine Language” with LMFAO, dogs that sound like pigs and pissing off Fox News.

  • Dirty South's in town. The DJ/producer. Not the genre of hip-hop music.

  • The DJ/producer chats about a 3-D show, why he wears sunglasses at night, and “Sex Weed.”

  • He’s collaborated with Snoop Dogg and the Black Eyed Peas, but this weekend, the German producer/DJ is bringing jackin' house.

  • A DJ that received death threats? He seemed like a pretty nice guy to us...

  • Half of the long-running and market-topping KXMB 94.1 “The Mix” morning radio team has announced a departure. Mark DiCiero, who teamed with Mercedes Martinez for 18 years ...

  • Ryan North has been thinking about King Midas for a while.

  • Plus new material from Love Vendetta and a SquidHat Records showcase

  • Time to start a few new traditions that don't involve Bing Crosby or Andy Williams.

  • Las Vegas’ nerd-out capital, the Sci Fi Center, has done it again.

  • Hakkasan Group initiated a major shakeup of the Strip’s nightlife business today with plans to acquire another prominent nightlife company, The Light Group, for $36 million. Morgans Hotel Group ...

  • All I wanted for Christmas were some new Imagine Dragons tracks, which didn’t seem unreasonable.

  • Extreme Thing attracted the high school and early-20s sets, who have taken to Facebook demanding answers.

  • Also: Bass Drum of Death at Beauty Bar, Zola Jesus and The Growlers at Bunkhouse.

  • Everyone knows about 2014's Zeppelin, Dylan and Springsteen sets. Here are three others you might have missed.

  • Watch the Scarecrow dance down the yellow-brick road to a live rendition of "Brain Damage" this week.

  • Vegas Uncork’d by Bon Appetit returns to the Strip from April 23-26. Star chefs including Michael Mina, Masa Takayama, Jean-Georges Vongerichten and Guy Savoy will join Gordon Ramsay. Julian Serrano also will debut his restaurant Lago at Bellagio.

  • "I realized what I was missing. I was meant to be on a billboard!"

  • Star chefs Emeril Lagasse and Daniel Boulud created the ultimate in fabulous food with five courses before “Cake Boss” star Buddy Valastro wheeled in one of the largest 10-story cakes ever made for the Strip.

  • AVN wants to know: Who has the best T and A in the porn industry this year? Plus, a reality TV-turned-adult-film starlet sets her sights on AEE.

  • And a mashup of a traditional nativity play and L. Ron Hubbard.

  • In pre-Internet days, this used to only happen every so often, but social media has turned the spoiler into a virus one can catch any time.