Girl Talk

Real Name:
Gregg Michael Gillis
Mash-up artist from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA. Born October 26, 1981.
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Girl Talk - Secret Diary album art Girl Talk Secret Diary (Album) Illegal Art US 2002 Sell This Version
Girl Talk - Unstoppable album art Girl Talk Unstoppable (Album) Illegal Art, Spasticated Records Australia Australia 2003 Sell This Version
Girl Talk - Night Ripper album art Girl Talk Night Ripper (Album) Illegal Art US 2006 Sell This Version
Girl Talk - Feed The Animals album art Girl Talk Feed The Animals (Album) Illegal Art France 2008 Sell This Version
Girl Talk - All Day album art Girl Talk All Day (Album) Illegal Art US 2010
Girl Talk - Broken Ankles album art Girl Talk & Freeway Girl Talk & Freeway - Broken Ankles (Album, EP) Not On Label (Freeway Self-released) US 2014

Singles & EPs

12AP03 Girl Talk - Stop Cleveland Hate album art Girl Talk Stop Cleveland Hate(12") 12 Apostles 12AP03 UK 2004 Sell This Version
Girl Talk - Bone Hard Zaggin' album art Girl Talk Bone Hard Zaggin' 333 Recordings US 2006 Sell This Version
SPI016 GT1 Girl Talk - Unstoppable album art Girl Talk Unstoppable(12", EP, Ltd) Monza Recycled Music SPI016 GT1 Australia 2009 Sell This Version
none Girl Talk - Tolerated album art Girl Talk & Freeway Girl Talk & Freeway - Tolerated(File, MP3, Single, 320) Girl Talk Music none US 2014


none Girl Talk Hold Up Instrumental (2004 Demo)(File, MP3, 320) Not On Label (Girl Talk Self-released) none 2016
none Girl Talk - Friday Night album art Girl Talk Friday Night(CD) Not On Label none US Unknown Sell This Version

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August 4, 2017
If you like shit music combined with good music this is for you. If you don't like shit music even when it's mashed up with something good, go somewhere else. This is utter tripe.


August 7, 2015
In my opinion, the best cut up/ mash up artist around. What this man does takes an open ear and the ability to take keys, chords and melodies and assign them perfectly with other tracks. Not to mention that it takes time and patience to hone in on that skill set and the software being used. To be able to mash-up 6 songs at a time is more than just a craft, its a definite musical ability. I love what he does. It was very unique for a time. You can surely listen as he progresses his talent through each of his albums. Although its just him, a laptop, and maybe a drum machine while playing live. He has an amazing stage presence that keeps ticket holders going wild for the entirety of the show. If you enjoy listening FOR mixes, where they start and stop, if there is "looping" involved... things like that... His albums will keep you busy and having fun for months.


August 26, 2008
The future of pop music, or even pop entertainment and partying, is here, no less.
To make a cooking analogy : like any good, 5-star chef, GT mixes ingredients that could sound too simple or dull or totally uncompatible isolated, but finally taste like heaven when put together in the right measure.
This guy Gregg Gillis can make Journey or Ace Of Base elements sound uberdope, with a special craft for the best hiphop accapella placement in the history of mash-ups, thanks in part to the evolved technologies available (Audiomulch apparently in his case) but mostly to his otherworldy ability to spot the right bit in any song and wonderfully combine the whole.
Anyway this is beyond any nerdy discussion about mixing/non-mixing/mash-ups etc...
Truth is, this guy is currently creating a meta-oeuvre that goes through all supports (demented live, amazing video assemblages equivalent to the sounds etc) ; that is like the ultimate homage to 40 years of mass popular music, twisting and revealing the life into the most formatted stuff out there, putting most of these songs back where they belong : a simple, humble, passive part of a whole entertaining system that in real life can be seen as hegemonic and brainwashing, but that GT turns into something positive, thrilling, fun and ultimately entertaining, so much greater than the sum of its parts.
IMO, that makes him one of the greatest pop-art-ists of our times (2008 that is), that puts to shame all the other musicians and DJs playing in the same "trash/pop culture referenced" fields who mostly fail on too much irony or "litteral" treatment ; or lacking his unbelievable technological abilities (ie 2Many DJs, Justice etc).
I am truly amazed.


December 8, 2007
Gregg Gillis makes music that makes you think. Not in the sense that classical music is supposed to make you smarter, but in the sheer speed and fragmentation of his music. He is a purveyor of Plunder-phonics to the highest level, with the utmost craft. The result is music that is catchy and fun, but the whole time you're trying to place the samples and guess what comes next. Unlike Illegal Art label-mate Oh Astro who focuses on a few specific songs to make each new track, Girl Talk makes songs from a dizzying collection of pop music samples. And if you thought his studio music is impressive, you should see him mixing live.

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