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Nocturnal Admissions

Nightlife Podcast: Manufactured Superstars

April 27th, 2010

Two dudes from Beatport, orange space suits, and the belief that Michael Jackson is still alive.

  • Oh, the things you can learn from a bisexual at the Griffin.

  • Time for indulging in audio aphrodisiacs. That’s what one DJ/producer wants listeners to experience with his music.

  • The DJ/producer chats about Jägermeister hangovers, lost laptops, and his album release party in Vegas.

  • "I don’t think you have to play a top 40 track to get someone to understand music."

  • If a jazz trio went electronic, it might sound like Ooah, Boreta and edIT. Or not...

  • Once in a while a photo simply begs the question, "Huh?"

  • The producer/remixer/DJ chats about his new album and filming a music video in a rusted-out train in this week's podcast.

  • Emerging from behind a car while pulling up her lacy black undies, she cried out, "Happy birthday!"

  • Some DJs can rock a party for a night. 56-year-old Swedish Egil has been making people move for more than 20 years.

  • Time bathroom visits not to miss any Billy Joel or Neil Diamond covers and other lessons gleaned from a night at Pete's Dueling Piano Bar.

  • Menno de Jong started partying before puberty. He's also got a bad-ass USB stick.

  • 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.