Photos: Steve Aoki (c)akes on the Rec

Electro house musician Steve Aoki took the stage inside a packed Rec Center this past Friday night.

Steve Aoki brings down the (electro) house

The doors would open any minute, and anticipation was tense. Associated Students, Inc. and event staff ran around the Recreation Center’s main gym like chickens with their heads cut off, blowing up balloons, adjusting decorations and deciding how to avoid a stampede when it was time to remove the barricades for the horde of impatient Steve Aoki fans outside.