Tag Archives: Girl Talk

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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Thursday News Roundup

The new album from The Cave Singers finally has a name. On February 22, their Jagjaguwar debut, No Witch, hits stores and now you can finally learn the titles of the songs you’ve been hearing them play live, like this one, now called “Haller Lake”:

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Out This Week 11/16

Yesterday, to everyone’s surprise, Gregg Gillis, aka Girl Talk, released his fifth album of cut-up songs, All Day, on the label Illegal Art. The album, featuring 373 samples in just over 70 minutes, is like his last album… free! But this time, further flaunting a recording system has become more about rights ownership than anythingRead more…

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Monday Morning News Fix

After originally stating that This Is Happening would be LCD Soundsystem’s last album, James Murphy has lately been making it seem like the band’s status going into the future is more up in the air than he originally led people to believe. I guess we can only hope. In the meantime, the band recently recordedRead more…

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Interview with Girl Talk

by RJ Cubarrubia These days, laptop musicians are big: they’re in rock bands, pop bands, R&B groups, behind rappers, and even DJ’s. Mashups have gone from a fun and rare adventure into sampling done by skilled DJ’s to a common and pedestrian event performed by countless computer kids. And then there’s Greg Gillis aka GirlRead more…

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Sasquatch photos from Day 3

Well, it’s finally over and everyone’s back home salving their sunburns and getting caught up on some much needed sleep. By all accounts, the 2009 Sasquatch Music Festival was a raging, and raving (thanks to Girl Talk and Chromeo), success. For those brave enough to weather all three days, the last day payed off withRead more…

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Oh, Messy Life: Three days of Coachella

Coachella Day One: Crystal Castles, Girl Talk, Morrissey, Paul McCartney, Genghis Tron I had flown back home from a school language trip to Sevilla, Espana two days before I left for Coachella. I spent the night in Indio before the show was supposed to begin and planned my route for the inevitably sweaty and funRead more…

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Friday Nite Spotlight: Girl Talk – Feed the Animals

It was a summer night in Seattle and I was spinning a live radio show from a dark, airplane-hanger-like club called Neumo’s. There were hundreds of people in the room. The Capitol Hill Block Party was raging through the streets and I think the Neumo’s doormen let way too many people in by accident. ThenRead more…

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