Tag Archives: Girl Talk

Tuesday Music News

It’s been three years since we’ve heard new music from Gregg Gillis, better know by his stage name Girl Talk and the wait will soon be over. He has enlisted the help of rapper Freeway for the upcoming album, Broken Ankles, which will feature Gillis’ signature mash-up style. The two of them announced their collaborationRead more...

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Capitol Hill Block Party 2013: Friday

Capitol Hill Block Party got started with a bang last night. Too many incredible options to count, this year’s festival has already been one for the books. Check out the first half of our photo coverage from day 1 below: Seattle indie rock band Telekinesis help build great energy on the main stage early inRead more...

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Friday Music News

Vampire Weekend has just released an amazingly hilarious cover of Robin Thicke’s summer hit “Blurred Lines”, performed live on BBC’s Radio 1. On it, Ezra Koening really nails the falsetto, but it’s his “rapping” that will make you chuckle. When a band has this much fun, it’s contagious. [Pitchfork]

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2013 Capitol Hill Block Party: Initial Lineup Revealed!

It’s hard to believe that the Capitol Hill Block Party is on its 17th year, but it’s no surprise that it keeps getting better each year. Now a premiere Northwest festival, the Capitol Hill Block Party has announced a stellar lineup for 2013. On July 26th through 28th, you’ll be able to see The FlamingRead more...

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Movie Review: Girl Walk / All Day

Earlier this year, KEXP previewed the Seattle premiere of Girl Talk’s unofficial full length music video, All Day, set to his 2010 album of the same name.  Funded through donations on Kickstarter and of his own money, director Jacob Krupnick set out to shoot a dance video that, while viral in spirit, was different inRead more...

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MFNW announces 2012 lineup

Today, Willamette Week announced the lineup for Portland’s premier music festival, MusicfestNW 2012. Celebrating its twelfth year, and featuring one if its best lineups ever, MFNW will own all of the Northwest from September 5th through 9th, as over 150 bands perform at 16 clubs around town. This year’s headliners include Silversun Pickups, Passion Pit,Read more...

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Sasquatch! Music Festival: Day 1

Allen Stone and his band were the first act on the mainstage Friday night, and without a doubt, they opened up Sasquatch! with a bang. Stone’s set was 45 minutes of pure energy. He played all of the crowd favorites, including “Sleep”, “Satisfaction”, “Unaware”, and his wonderful version of Bob Marley’s classic “Is This Love”.Read more...

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Event Preview: Girl Walk

If you haven’t heard of the party-rocking mashup art-form known as Girl Talk, your life is about to change forever. Once a biomedical engineer, Philadelphia native Greg Gillis decided one day that he wanted to take songs and bash them together until they stuck. For over ten years, Gillis has been releasing music under theRead more...

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Live Around Town This Week

Tuesday, March 15 GIRL TALK @ Showbox SoDo My first experience with Girl Talk came unexpectedly at a music festival a few years ago. At the time, my friends and I weren’t terribly familiar with Girl Talk - who he was, what he did, or what kind of following he had - and we wereRead more...

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Saturday Afternoon Artist - Girl Talk

When I first heard Girl Talk, I was reviewing his 2006 album, Night Ripper.  It was this kaleidoscopic mix of DJ samples made into songs. And the variety of the parts was staggering.  Commercial hip-hop rode on rock riffs, 70′s soul crashed into 80′s new wave,  Brit-pop floated above electronic beat hits.  I had heardRead more...

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