Girl Talk

Essays

Girl Talk Has Quietly Become a Great Rap Producer

A new track with Young Nudy is just the latest in a long run of excellent hip-hop singles that the mash-up star has been involved with.
Colin Joyce
8.15.19
Features

Before the Rise of Girl Talk, A Green Day Mashup Album Showed the Form's Mainstream Potential

Eleven years later, we caught up with the former American radio DJ and Australian university manager behind Dean Gray's 'American Edit.'
Max Mertens
11.28.16
Interviews

Cracked Foundations: What Happened to Kate Nash?

"I was surrounded by men that made a shit load of money from me. Nobody nurtured me, nobody gave a fuck about this young girl."
Tom Rasmussen
9.1.16
Features

Were Mashups Literally the Worst Thing Ever?

Rap over folk! Grime over EDM! Polka over Balinese gamelan! Kill us! Please!
Josh Baines
8.9.16
Features

Why a Canadian Composer’s Controversial 80s Work is Still Ahead of Today's Copyright Laws

Before Girl Talk and the major label lawsuits, John Oswald's plunderphonic records proved sampling's possibilities.
Michael Rancic
7.13.16
Broadly Meets

Kate Nash on Feminism and the Internet

The singer, songwriter, and activist talks to host JD Samson about how she harnesses the internet to create a post-riot grrrl feminist community.
Broadly Staff
8.19.15
Film

This 'Mad Max' Supercut Gets You So Close You Can Smell the Exhaust

Get in the crosshairs of the original trilogy with Rishi Kaneria's 'Driving & Dying: Point-Of-View Shots In Mad Max.'
Emerson Rosenthal
5.27.15
Words

What the Hell is Girl Talk Up to These Days?

Between taking his dog to the vet, Girl Talk is making hip-hop productions and fighting the good fight for sample-based music.
VICE Thump
10.10.14
New music

Kate Nash's New Video "She Rules" Is the Perfect Birthday Extravaganza Keepsake for Kate Nash's Friends and Yours

Check out the cool DIY video, along with exclusive commentary from Kate Nash.
Sarina Bloodgood
7.14.14
Interviews

We Had a Calm Conversation with Noted Ankle Breakers Girl Talk and Freeway

We talked about mashups, Ice Cube, and the weird state of rap labels.
Skinny Friedman
6.7.14
Coachella 2014

Coachella Day One: SPRING BREAK BITCHES!

Coachella is strewn half-naked bodies, everyone’s excavating each other's tonsils, they're daggering to no music, they’re wearing t-shirts that say “Wild Child” and “America Fuck Yeah.”
Kim Taylor Bennett
4.12.14
Features

Pirate Bay And Other Piracy Heroes

Let's celebrate stealing music!
5.31.12