|Birth name||Gregg Gillis|
|Born||October 26, 1981|
|Origin||Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States|
|Genres||Mashup, Electronic, Dance, Glitch, Experimental music, Pop|
|Years active||2000 — present|
Gregg Gillis, better known by his stage name Girl Talk, is an American musian who remixes music. Gillis, who lives in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, has released four LPs on Illegal Art and EPs on 333 and 12 Apostles record labels. He began making music while studying Biomedical Engineering at Case Western Reserve University. He specializes in mash-up style remixes, in which he uses often a dozen or more unauthorized samples from different songs to create a new song; The New York Times Magazine has called his music "a lawsuit waiting to happen."
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Albums[change | change source]
- Secret Diary CD (2002, Illegal Art)
- Unstoppable CD (2004, Illegal Art)
- Night Ripper CD (2006, Illegal Art)
- Feed the Animals CD (2008, Illegal Art)
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References[change | change source]
- Walker, Rob. "Mash-up Model". The New York Times Magazine, July 20, 2008, p.15. http://www.nytimes.com/2008/07/20/magazine/20wwln-consumed-t.html?partner=rssnyt&emc=rss. Retrieved 2008-09-26.
- Watercutter, Angela. "The 2007 Rave Awards". Wired Magazine, April 24, 2007. http://www.wired.com/culture/lifestyle/multimedia/2007/04/ss_raves?slide=10. Retrieved 2008-09-26.