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Nocturnal Admissions

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...

  • 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.