Tuesday, October 03, 2006

Girl Talk, Night Ripper

Girl Talk is Gregg Gillis. Gregg Gillis is Girl Talk. He is an electronic music producer who specializes in creating new songs by sampling parts of numerous other songs. I have found myself repeatedly listening to his 2006 release Night Ripper, which was released in May on Illegal Art. Listen to three tracks from this album below...

mp3: "Hold Up"

* 0:00 Mariah Carey - "It's Like That"
* 0:00 James Taylor - "Your Smiling Face"
* 0:12 Ludacris - "Number One Spot"
* 0:21 50 Cent - "In Da Club"
* 0:24 Timbaland - "Indian Flute"
* 0:32 Pixies - "Where Is My Mind?"
* 0:39 Young Gunz - "Can't Stop, Won't Stop"
* 0:43 Nas, Puff Daddy - "Hate Me Now"
* 1:46 D4L - "Laffy Taffy"
* 2:08 Buckwheat Boys - "Peanut Butter Jelly Time"
* 2:28 Weezer - "Say It Ain't So"

mp3: "Smash Your Head"

* 0:00 X-Ray Spex - "Oh Bondage Up Yours"
* 0:02 Fall Out Boy - "Sugar, We're Going Down"
* 0:02 Trina - "Don’t Trip"
* 0:07 SWV - "I'm So Into You"
* 0:24 Public Enemy - "Rebel Without A Pause"
* 0:24 James Brown - "Get Up Offa That Thing"
* 0:27 Lil Wayne - "Fireman"
* 0:27 Young Jeezy - "Over Here"
* 0:33 Nirvana - "Scentless Apprentice"
* 0:59 Young Jeezy - "Soul Survivor"
* 1:28 The Pharcyde - "Passing Me By"
* 1:31 Elton John - "Tiny Dancer"
* 1:39 The Notorious B.I.G. - "Juicy"
* 2:29 Beyonce Knowles - "Check on It"
* 2:42 Juelz Santana - "Clockwork"

mp3: "That's My D.J."

* 0:01 George Benson - "Breezin'"
* 0:10 Slim Thug - "3 Kings"
* 0:39 T.I. - "Bring Em Out"
* 0:42 Green Day - "Brain Stew"
* 0:43 Lil' Wayne - "Go DJ"
* 0:43 Chicago - "25 Or 6 To 4"
* 0:54 Crime Mob - "Knuck If You Buck"
* 1:16 Three 6 Mafia - "Stay Fly"
* 1:36 Manfred Mann - "Blinded by the Light"
* 1:37 Bow Wow ft. Ciara - "Like You"
* 2:06 Paula Abdul - "Straight Up"


Apparently his live show is known for its antics, "as he is often seen jumping up and down, half naked, gyrating around his laptop." You can catch Girl Talk on tour in the following cities:

Oct 6 2006, Azul - Decatur, GA
Oct 7 2006, Shiloh - New Orleans, LA
Oct 12 2006, Club Firestone - Orlando, FL
Oct 13 2006, Common Grounds - Gainesville, FL
Oct 14 2006, Club Downunder - Tallahassee, FL
Oct 20 2006, Spin Gallery - Toronto
Oct 21 2006, Lambi - Montreal
Oct 27 2006, Appel Commons - Ithaca, NY
Oct 28 2006, Black Cat Backstage - Washington, DC
Nov 1 2006, Mercury Lounge - CMJ Fanatic Event - New York, NY
Nov 3 2006, Ezra Stiles Residential College - New Haven, CT
Nov 10 2006, Holocene - Portland, OR
Nov 11 2006, Bill Graham Civic Auditorium - San Francisco, CA
Nov 20 2006, WRCT Pittsburgh - 88.3 FM, PA
Dec 1 2006, Pleasant Street - Morgantown, WV
Dec 2 2006, Local 506 - Chapel Hill, NC
Dec 7 2006, Bar Broadway - Sydney
Dec 8 2006, Revolver Upstairs - Prahran, Melbourne VIC
Dec 9 2006, The Order of Melbourne - Melbourne
Dec 10 2006, The Bakery - Northbridge
Jan 12 2007, The Indepedent - San Francisco, CA
Jan 13 2007, Echo - Los Angeles, CA
Jan 26 2007, Varsity Theater - Minneapolis

Girl Talk official: http://www.girl-talk.net
On Illegal Art: http://www.illegalart.net/girltalk
MySpace: http://www.myspace.com/girltalkmusic

1 comments:

Anonymous said...

Hold Up was my track of the month a while ago - contender for track of the year. Thanks for the other two, and the analysis! Excellent.

Reviews of London shows on my blog - hope to add Girl Talk sometime very soon...

jane