26 Mar 2016

Girl Talk

From RNZ Music, 3:30 pm on 26 March 2016
Girl Talk performing at Auckland City Limits

Girl Talk performing at Auckland City Limits Photo: Raymond Sagapolutele

With his insatiable appetite for Top 40 chart fodder and tireless championing of fair use laws, Pittsburgh DJ and producer Girl Talk remains a powerful proponent of mash-up culture, a scene in which songs and samples are sliced and diced into new forms in quick succession, challenging both attention spans and copyright laws.

Girl Talk mashed up the party at the inaugural Auckland City Limits, armed with a new bank of source material. Before taking the stage he revealed some of his party-starting secrets to Sam Wicks:

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