The Interview Issue

The EDM icon with the most cake talks about becoming the first megaclub superstar to move to Las Vegas.

The Interview Issue: Resident DJ Steve Aoki

May 1st, 2014

The EDM icon with the most cake talks about becoming the first megaclub superstar to move to Las Vegas.

  • Nightlife

    Cheap drinks get 'em in the door, but these two keep 'em coming back. Maybe the Jameson, too.

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    From the Swedish Chef to Deadmau5 to Anthony Bourdain, the people we'd really like to chat with.

  • Dining

    There’s a sandwich for every occasion. Jake Leslie points us to the right one for when you end up on a blind date with your ...

  • FeaturedThe Interview Issue

    "My dad put me to work, thinking I’d be unhappy doing it, but I kinda liked it."

  • FeaturedThe Interview Issue

    I’m impossibly uncomfortable in elevator conversations, so I had a couple shots and jumped right in.

  • FeaturedThe Interview Issue

    A piece of the Berlin Wall you can pee on, happiness and a solid music scene. It's all available in Vegas.

  • Dining

    The head pastry chef at Raku Sweets talks $25 strawberries and pizza-flavored potato chips.

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    "It’s very, very difficult to be competitive. I think maybe some people are more idealistic, and may need a dose of reality."

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    "The tourists of today are going to gravitate to these kind of social spaces. They’re collecting social experiences like I collected baseball cards."

  • FeaturedThe Interview Issue

    Talking card tricks, Swedish hotness and Godzilla's table manners with the Dhalsim of the magic world.

  • NewsAllAggregate

    A years-delayed multibillion-dollar casino-resort project on the Las Vegas Strip that would cater to the city's Chinese and Chinese-American tourists announced that it is pushing ...

  • NewsAllAggregate

    SLS Las Vegas announced Tuesday it had agreed to be purchased by Alex Meruelo and Meruelo Group, the owners of the Grand Sierra Resort Hotel ...

  • A&E

    The Red Barn sign — from one of Las Vegas' first gay bars — will be the first Neon Museum piece to visit the Fashion ...

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    The final show of Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus is Sunday. Las Vegan Jon Weiss spent 25 years working for the circus and ...

  • A&E

    Chris Cornell, one of the most lauded and respected contemporary lead singers in rock music with his bands Soundgarden and Audioslave, killed himself Wednesday by ...

  • A&E

    Performing in a Las Vegas Strip showroom with his name over the door was never a goal for Mat Franco. For that matter, neither was ...

  • Arts & EntertainmentNightlifeMusic

    It’s not an unreasonable thing, given how much sports franchises cost in terms of infrastructure and staffing, to ask why we’re going all-in on one ...

  • AllSportsAggregate

    Papale, who gained fame when his improbable journey from high school teacher to being a 30-year-old rookie with the Philadelphia Eagles was made into the ...

  • Reviews

    The Polish dumplings might be ubiquitous in my hometown of Chicago, but fresh ones are rare finds in the desert.

  • Industry Weekly

    Local favorite El Dorado Cantina’s fast-casual expansion is among the offerings.

  • A&E

    The country trio is set for eight shows in October at the Venetian Theatre.

  • Intersection

    This year, the goal is to admit eight new students, and the original five are working to help.

  • Music

    “Someday I’d like to have something living in Vegas. Some sort of residency would be optimal.”

  • Intersection

    The Vegas alt-rock quartet—along with producer Jacknife Lee (U2, Snow Patrol)—recently concluded six weeks of work.

  • Intersection

    He’s preparing to talk to several urban-friendly chains, including Sprouts, 365 by Whole Foods and Trader Joe’s.

  • A&E

    Plus, grass-fed beef, farm-range eggs and honey made by bees on the premises.

  • Industry Weekly

    Get ready for eight momentous parties over two weekends.

  • Dining

    In a city of infinite toppings and flavor combinations, I find myself craving simple and classic.

  • A&E

    Also: three for the film lovers and an intro to hockey