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Next year, YouTube will celebrate its 10th anniversary. For nearly a decade, then, music videos have belonged almost entirely to the internet. Once upon a time, video directors made their work for TV, expecting you to run across their images when you were flipping through channels. By the time YouTube hit its second year, that… More »

In 2014, rap’s biggest names more or less sat the year out. Kanye West never got around to releasing that populist masterwork he’s been promising. Drake threw a bunch of great songs up on Soundcloud rather than compiling those songs into an LP. Jay Z went on tour with his wife but gave us no… More »

I’ve always had a problem with Girl Talk, and my problem has been this: When he piles on those shards of pop hits so quickly that you barely have time to register what the song is before it’s over, I mostly just find myself wishing I could hear the whole damn song. That ADD hyperblitz… More »

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Freeway & Girl Talk – “Lived It” Video

There are few things in this world more life-affirming than watching local rap stars moving through their hometowns, shaking hands and kissing babies. Philly vetera…
Tom Breihan | December 2, 2014 - 11:46 am

Girl Talk & Freeway – “Suicide (Remix)” (Feat. A$AP Ferg) Video

Earlier this year, Girl Talk and Freeway released a pretty great collaborative EP called Broken Ankles. A$AP Ferg hopped on a remix of EP track…
James Rettig | October 20, 2014 - 6:10 pm

Confused Newsbusters Outraged By Girl Talk Reference On MSNBC

Girl Talk is ostensibly one of the more successful DJs of the past decade, embarking on countless college tours, becoming a staple on the festival…
James Rettig | September 18, 2014 - 10:26 am

Girl Talk & Freeway – “Tolerated (Wolf Eyes Remix)”

Before he was out there pushing the concept of mashups to an unforeseen extent, helping indie kids bring their love for pop music into the…
Chris DeVille | June 26, 2014 - 4:27 pm

Girl Talk & Freeway – “Suicide (Remix)” (Feat. A$AP Ferg)

Last month, Girl Talk teamed with the Roc-A-Fella veteran Freeway to release Broken Ankles, a surprisingly smooth EP-length mixtape that did a nice job finding…
Tom Breihan | May 19, 2014 - 2:52 pm

Watch Girl Talk Give Advice To Teenage Girls

Rookie Mag has a long-running series called Ask A Grown Man where teenage girls can ask grown men questions and get some advice from a…
Miles Bowe | May 1, 2014 - 11:34 am

Did Pharrell’s “24 Hours Of ‘Happy'” Rip Off Girl Walk // All Day?

Last year, well before "Happy" became the inescapable 10-week reigning #1 single it is today, Pharrell released a star-studded, globetrotting 24-hour music video for the…
Chris DeVille | April 18, 2014 - 5:21 pm

Coachella 2014: The 8 Best Things From Friday

The first day of Coachella brought us the first Outkast concert since 2006, the fourth Replacements concert since 1991, and the first time Haim wa…
Chris DeVille | April 12, 2014 - 12:07 pm

Download Girl Talk & Freeway Broken Ankles Mixtape

You've seen the tremendous(ly violent) video for the Enon-sampling, Waka-featuring "Tolerated." You've heard the fiery NIN-sampling, Jadakiss-featuring "I Can Hear Sweat." And now you ca…
Chris DeVille | April 8, 2014 - 2:59 pm

Girl Talk & Freeway – “I Can Hear Sweat” (Feat. Jadakiss)

Tomorrow, we'll get to hear what happens when Gregg Gillis makes rap beats for extended periods of time and doesn't shoot them full of Bo…
Tom Breihan | April 7, 2014 - 12:34 pm

The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

Last week, in this space, I lamented that fact that, Gwar, who built a low-budget DIY empire partly because of their music video aesthetic, had…
Tom Breihan | April 4, 2014 - 2:05 pm

Girl Talk & Freeway – “Tolerated” (Feat. Waka Flocka Flame) Video

This, right here, is the best music video I've seen in a long-ass time. Philly rap firebreather Freeway and party-starting Pittsburgh producer Girl Talk have…
Tom Breihan | March 31, 2014 - 5:38 pm

Watch Girl Talk And Freeway Debut New Song “Tolerated”

Greg Gillis, bka Girl Talk, and rapper Freeway are slated to release a free collaborative EP, Broken Ankles, this fall. Philly Freezer fans fret not…
Claire Lobenfeld | October 8, 2013 - 11:23 am

Hear Girl Talk’s New Daft Punk, Kanye Mashups

Listening to some of this summer's bigger songs, about a million listeners have drawn some quick conclusions: Daft Punk's "Get Lucky" sounds like Michael Jackson,…
Tom Breihan | July 18, 2013 - 3:11 pm

S.S. Coachella Jamaica Diary & Photos

The S.S. Coachella sailed from Fort Lauderdale, FL to Jamaica and back between 12/19 and 12/23, along the way featuring performances from Pulp, Hot Chip,
Andrew Youssef | December 26, 2012 - 3:15 pm

MusicfestNW 2012 In Photos

Yesterday, Portland’s MusicFestNW wrapped up five days of concerts at over a dozen venues throughout the city. Among the acts who performed were Passion Pit,…
Stereogum | September 10, 2012 - 4:15 pm

S.S. Coachella Lineup 2012

The rumored Coachella cruise is on, scheduled for two voyages — a three-day trip aboard the Celebrity Silhouette to the Bahamas and a four-day tri…
Corban Goble | July 17, 2012 - 4:48 pm
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