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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.

  • 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.

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

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

  • 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.”

  • Twinkies for breakfast and applauses that are "almost" better than sex. Almost.

  • Because if you're a true fan, you'll work your way through the good and the bad.

  • Hakkasan Las Vegas at MGM Grand (along with other Hakkasan locations) is celebrating Golden Week (Sept. 29-Oct. 12) with an authentic and special set menu — and it is special and cause for celebration.

  • LuckyRice is a highlight of the annual culinary calendar, and Saturday night did not disappoint with delectable Asian street food and modern variations. Also, the autumn weather could not have been more cooperative.

  • From concert posters to old-school gadgetry, Vic Wilburn has fine-tuned his favorite spot in the house.

  • Her legendary character will be featured on some Bally slot machines.

  • Prince makes up for lost time with Art Official Age and PlectrumElectrum.

  • "My plan is to play the first show, gauge the reaction and season to taste after that."