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Girl Talk

This sample artist leads a secret double life

Gregg Gillis, who moonlights as Girl Talk, mixed music from more than 150 artists for his latest CD. Gregg Gillis, who moonlights as Girl Talk, mixed music from more than 150 artists for his latest CD.
By Joan Anderman
Globe Staff / January 19, 2007

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There are more than 300 songs on Girl Talk's third CD, "Night Ripper." Sounds outrageous, we know, even considering that Gregg Gillis, the 25-year-old biomedical engineer who moonlights as Girl Talk, is a DJ, or a mash-up artist, or -- his preferred term -- a sample-based act. The opening track on "Night Ripper," which clocks in at just under 2 ... (Full article: 837 words)

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