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Event Archive - Girl Talk, Bloody Wilma, Ishkan, Dj Murge

Wed. July 23rd 2008 9:00 pm Sugar (No Minors) 9:00 pm
$15.00
Tickets at: Lyles Place, Ditch Records & Cds, www.ticketweb.ca
Presented by: Atomique Productions
Girl Talk is the stage name of music producer and mashup DJ Gregg Gillis (born October 26, 1981). Gillis, who is based in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, has released three CD albums on Illegal Art and vinyl releases on 333 and 12 Apostles. He began making music while a student at Case Western Reserve University. He specializes in sample-based remixes, in which he uses at least a dozen elements from different songs to create a "new" song. At his early shows, Gillis became notorious for his exhibitionist antics on stage, spontaneously removing most or all of his clothing mid-performance. He has given different explanations for the origin of his stage name, once saying it alluded to a Jim Morrison poem and once saying it alluded to an early Merzbow side project. Girl Talk was featured in Good Copy Bad Copy, a documentary film about remix culture.

Girl Talk

From Pittsburgh USA, Gregg Gillis – AKA everyone’s favourite A.D.D-top-of-the-pop’s-enthusiast Girl Talk, has earned the rep as the ultimate party act. Infamous for his faster-than-a-speeding-bullet sampling, Girl Talk tries to cram as much get-low booty grooves and sugar-sweet pop into every moment as is super humanly possible. The Girl T... more info

Bloody Wilma

bad bunny. more info

Ishkan

Ishkan is one of those rare breeds of emcees that can rock over any beat, say anything, and still sound tight as hell. He has a gift for creative word play and is known among the City Planners as the dude who will try and make slang out of anything. The funny thing is, most of them catch on; similar to his rhymes which will stick in your head after... more info
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