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Interview with Girl Talk’s Gregg Gillis (audio)

Girl Talk, a.k.a. mash-up mastermind Gregg Gillis, will be the main attraction Sunday night (Feb. 28) at the University of Puget Sound Field House. And if you caught this guy at last year’s Sasquatch! Festival you know to expect quite the spectacle; ribcage-rattling bass, toilet paper guns, kids jumping around onstage – maybe Gillis dancing around in his tighty whities.

Recently, I caught up with the Pittsburgh-based producer on the phone. I’ve got a related story coming up in the Friday’s GO section. Meanwhile, click the link to hear a clip of him talking

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Nasty Left to pay tribute to D-Child Friday night

Seattle’s Mad Rad headlines a promising hip-hop/electronica bill that Artifakt has put together for Jazzbones this Friday (Nov. 13). But a lot of local music fans will be more focused on the opening act, Tacoma’s Nasty Left.

The band’s vocalist died from cancer this summmer. And as promoter Matt Eklund explains, “This is Nasty Left’s first show since the untimely passing of front man Daniel Colin Cline, aka ‘D-Child.’ We are paying tribute to him with the celebration of music. D-Child has performed with the Biznautics & Nasty Left. Come show your support

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