During Steve Aoki‘s busy stop in Las Vegas to perform at this year’s Electric Daisy Carnival, he sat down backstage with Live Nation TV as part of their Set Lists series to discuss the difference in preparations between his massive festival sets and intimate club venues. He talks about hype and the best way to get a crowd going, and finally gives some advice to young up-and-comers about throwing the best parties.

To view the Set Lists interview and get a deeper look one of dance music’s most prolific DJs, watch the exclusive interview below.