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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.

  • Just in time for Halloween! Grab your audio recorders and UMF readers, it's time to contact the dead.

  • Want tickets to any of the sold out shows? Expect to pony up $500 or more—each.

  • Either way, this band was a festival highlight.

  • The former space of Ming’s and the 24-hour cafe features sit-down breakfast from 6 to 11 a.m. (other sections are open 24/7); late-night and gourmet pizzas; soup station; create-your-own salad bar; sandwich station; sushi bar; and noodle bar.

  • Lots of good local bands and a drawing for a PBR guitar. Good times.

  • The "best band in late night" was also one of the best bands of this festival.

  • This was one act that truly left everyone wanting more.

  • Will people stand for 10 hours in the sun just to see Kanye West? Yes.

  • Start planning your festival experience around these dozen acts.

  • LIB's learning element is stacked with inspirational speakers.

  • Orchestral renditions of "Eleanor Rigby" and professional aerialists? You won't want to miss this.

  • One of the things setting Life Is Beautiful apart from other festivals is its impressive culinary component. Try these five bites!

  • It's renditions of well-known songs, but she makes them her own.

  • One writer's reasons for sticking with the social media website.

  • A nine-piece band and dancers in industrial-inspired costuming take Vegas down the rabbit hole once again.

  • “Life is sh*t for a lot of people. And sometimes you gotta embrace that.”

  • “Las Vegas has truly become the world’s restaurant capital,” said celebrity chef Emeril Lagasse. “Las Vegas has the best collection of celebrity restaurants and chefs of any city in the world.”