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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.

  • FeaturedThe Interview Issue

    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 ...

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

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    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.

  • Intersection

    Organizers praise "an amazing event" for the Sin City 8 weekender despite multiple venue changes, vow to try again in 2019.

  • FeaturedLas Vegas Strip

    Las Vegas continues to diversify. That’s why 2020 could go down as the biggest yet for the Strip and its ongoing evolution as a world ...

  • Dining

    Antonio Nunez and Scott Commings plan to debut their new breakfast, brunch and tea room in early July.

  • Dining

    The second annual Summer Cookout raised more than $18,000 for Three Square Food Bank.

  • FeaturedLas Vegas StripRaiders

    Skeptics say the money should have gone to education, but Mark Davis believes the benefits of having the Raiders here will help ease tensions.

  • NewsAllSports

    The Golden Knights’ amazing inaugural season ultimately came to an end with a gut-wrenching loss in the Stanley Cup Final, but the world of hockey ...

  • NewsAllAggregate

    On the worst days, there’s a toilet bowl ring of smog around the valley. You may not notice it if you spend most of your ...

  • A&E

    Manilow is expected to return to the stage on June 21.

  • Music

    "After five months I think I’m fitting into the character and making it my own."

  • Dining

    Running June 18-29 this year, it provides affordable opportunities to dine at spots you’ve always wanted to try, with a portion of the proceeds going ...

  • NewsAllAggregate

    In the little time Samantha Mejia has been in Las Vegas, she applied for about 20 jobs and had six interviews. However, she said being ...

  • Nightlife

    Not only does it provide free entry to all guests every day of the week, it has affordable cabanas and drinks, plus live entertainment.

  • Dining

    Blending cultures and cuisines has always been at the heart of what he does.

  • Reviews

    Hold on. There’s meat here, and it’s treated well.

  • Nightlife

    His rap battle with Drake might grab headlines and spark memes, but it can’t overshadow the brilliance of Pusha’s first album since 2015.

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    As teachers dismiss their classrooms for the last time, students rush to embrace a summer free of math tests, book reports and science projects. But ...

  • FeaturedLas Vegas Convention Center

    It will draw 610,000 new convention attendees per year and create an additional 7,800 additional full-time jobs, according to the LVCVA.

  • Dining

    Get the most bang for your buck with the combo plates, featuring pork ribs and chicken.

  • Music

    If you showed up expecting “Closer,” “Down In It” or “Hurt,” frontman Trent Reznor sent you home thirsty.