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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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Girl Turk: Feed The Animals Meets Mechanical Turk

The great Andy Baio of has painstakingly compiled metadata on Girl Talk's latest sample party, using Wiki and Amazon's Mechanical Turk, to create downloadable…
Amrit Singh | September 11, 2008 - 10:17 am

All Points West: Friday In Photos

It's time to brave the ferry lines for another day in Jersey, but first: pretty pictures via the eye of Abbey Braden. As…
Amrit Singh | August 9, 2008 - 1:16 pm

Lollapalooza 2008: Sunday In Photos

By Scott Lapatine & Amrit Singh It wasn't always smooth, but it was definitely memorable: Lollapalooza's top-heavy booking panned out this year, giving each…
Amrit Singh | August 4, 2008 - 5:58 pm

Girl Talk Talks Unauthorized YouTube Tributes

DJ Gillis has seen your fan-made videos and he's not gonna take it lying down. Gregg (or a hippie imposter) tells Butter Team, "People who…
Scott Lapatine | July 21, 2008 - 3:30 pm

Feed The YouTube

We've already fed the Wiki; now some diligent YouTuber's taken the next step and begun a 14-part project stitching together video samples for each of…
Amrit Singh | July 15, 2008 - 2:19 pm

Jenny Lewis Offers Her Acid Tongue This Fall

Today P4K confirms most of what's been floating around regarding the next Jenny Lewis solo album: there will be a next Jenny Lewis solo album,…
Amrit Singh | July 14, 2008 - 5:02 pm

Girl Talk Goes Track-By-Track Through Feed The Animals With MTV

Feed The Animals has been out for a week. Anyone who's listened knows it's worth paying for, regardless of philosophical, aesthetic, or knee-jerk thoughts on…
brandon | June 26, 2008 - 9:22 am

Girl Talk Talks To Us About Feed The Animals

It seems like an ages ago when Gregg Gillis was a biomedical engineer moonlighting as a mixmaster. Over the last year and a half, the…
brandon | June 20, 2008 - 9:37 am

Feed The Wiki

You've already started playing spot the sample with Feed The Animals. Now compare notes with the Wiki nerds. They're fast. …
Amrit Singh | June 19, 2008 - 4:05 pm

Girl Talk’s Feed The Animals Is Out Today

When we posted "I" on Monday, I later spoke to Gregg who told me, "It's not on the album but i wanted to give people…
brandon | June 19, 2008 - 9:48 am

New Girl Talk – “I”

The first noises from Feed The Animals (on sale soon for ? dollars) sound more like the nocturnal middle rumbles of Svarte Greiner or Xela
brandon | June 16, 2008 - 12:58 pm

Pay What You Want For Girl Talk’s Feed The Animals

According to, the new Girl Talk is gonna be ready for download sometime "over the next few weeks." Gregg says this is his chamber…
Amrit Singh | June 6, 2008 - 3:11 pm

Vampire Weekend, The Hold Steady, Girl Talk To Crash 2008 Capitol Hill Block Party

We all need one more festival, right? Guess nobody sells records these days, so live shows are where it's at, etc. Anyhow, if you're in…
brandon | April 16, 2008 - 10:23 am

Naked Dude At Girl Talk Show: “Don’t Tase Me, Bro”

According to a P4K report, someone aside from Gregg Gillis was shirtless at Friday night's Girl Talk show at Wash U in St. Louis. Later,…
Stereogum | November 12, 2007 - 2:19 pm

Tay Zonday/Dan Deacon/Girl Talk @ First Ave, Minneapolis 10/9/07

Difficult to do anything aside from IM and email about here on what feels like Christmas morning, and it makes us feel dirty to post…
Stereogum | October 10, 2007 - 12:07 pm

New Grizzly Bear Snippet – “Blackcurrant Jam” (And Lots Of “Knife”s)

All we've got to go on is a snippet here (53 seconds at that), but for fellow Grizzly fanboys and girls, it's the best way…
Stereogum | September 26, 2007 - 5:46 pm

Girl Talk Talks Tay Zonday

All it takes these days is telling a newscaster that you like turtles, and a few clicks later, your internet ubiquity has been cemented: Welcome…
Stereogum | August 14, 2007 - 7:34 pm

Pitchfork Music Festival 2007 [Sunday; 7/15] Rating: 6.2

Wouldn't be a series of Pitchfork scores without at least one bearing little-to-no relation to the verbiage that followed, right? Well, day last…
Stereogum | July 16, 2007 - 10:29 pm

Bonnaroo: Saturday 6/16/07

If Friday's 'Roo music trolling left something to be desired, Saturday's lineup was more than just compensation. Of course it was all about…
Stereogum | June 17, 2007 - 4:12 pm

Coachella: Saturday’s Best Of The Rest

Superlatives get tired quick, but here goes ... Saturday may have been the greatest single day festival experience we've had yet. Staving off the 106º…
Stereogum | April 29, 2007 - 7:47 pm