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Mash-ups

Girl Talk: Documentary Star?

If you have 200 minutes or so to spare, I highly suggest you check out the documentary, RIP: A Remix Manifesto. Its a 2008 doc by Brett Gaylor that takes a look at the copyright controversy in today’s media. Greg Gillis aka Girl Talk is one of the main focuses of the film and gives […]

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albums Mash-ups

Favorite Albums of the Decade: Girl Talk – The Nightripper

Girl Talk – Night Ripper (2007) I had heard of Girl Talk in early ’07 via My Old Kentucky Blog. Admittedly, I initially didn’t give him a chance based on his ridiculous name. As the number of blogs in my RSS feed grew, so did the places I saw Greg Gillis’ ridiculous moniker. In June, […]

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albums

10 Albums I Can’t Live Without

Whitney over at Pop Candy was calling for reader lists of “10 Albums You Can’t Live Without“. Albums that maybe aren’t critically the best of all time, but records that if you were stranded on a desert island (for some reason, I kept think of the island on “Lost”) you’d have to have. My list […]

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Electronic

Junk Culture: Sampled "Art"

In another example of random music findings, I’ve found what I think might be my next favorite new artist, Junk Culture. Don’t ask me what I was looking for at Impose, but out of the corner of my eye, I saw a post titled “Junk Culture not a Girl Talk biter“. Half expecting another hack […]

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Concert Mash-ups

Girl Talk: The Live Bootleg Collection

There was quite a response from my post about the latest Girl Talk live bootleg, Live at Yale.  So much in fact that, track 6 (“I’m Ill) was the most popular song on the Hype Machine for a day (yes, if I had glasses, I would push them up now).  A pretty big deal for […]

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Mash-ups

Girl Talk: Live @ Yale's Spring Fling

At this point, I may be one of the few people who care about this, but another Girl Talk concert bootleg is loose on the internets.  Greg Gillis unleashed a party at Yale’s Spring Fling this April and freeculturemusic found it worthy enough for the masses. Wikipedia now lists 6 live Girl Talk bootlegs and […]

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Festivalist

Festivalist '09: Wanderlust Festival

I’ve gotta say, this is a really cool and unique idea for a music fest. What: Wanderlust Festival 2009 When: July 24th – 26th Where: Lake Tahoe, CA Headliners: Michael Franti & Spearhead, Spoon, Girl Talk, Sharon Jones and the Dap Kings Artist Highlights: Andrew Bird, Jenny Lewis, Rogue Wave, Broken Social Scene, Gillian Walsh, […]