| Dec 26, 2011
| 7:13 PM
Band name: The Hood Internet
Sound: The mash-up maestros are best known for merging indie rock backing tracks and hip-hop lyricists (Lupe Fiasco rhymes atop the Handsome Furs on one cut, while Devin the Dude mingles with Les Savy Fav on another) like a...
| Feb 17, 2012
| 7:00 AM
Girl Talk has been booked to perform at Power Plant Live on St. Patrick's Day, the venue is announcing today. The Baltimore act Height with Friends will open.
The two acts will perform on the outdoor stage March 17 for the venue's day-long St. Patrick's...
| Feb 17, 2012
| 12:30 PM
Here's a round-up of our week at Midnight Sun:
Erik and I wanted to aid in your romantic endeavors so we handcrafted Valentine's Day Spotify playlists. He went with Maxwell, Janelle Monae and Robyn. I chose The-Dream, Jeff Buckley and Ghostface Killah....
| Jul 20, 2011
Miss Texas Teen USA, Danielle Doty, was crowned Miss Teen USA 2011 this past Saturday at the beautiful Atlantis, Paradise Island in the Bahamas on July 16, 2011. The 18-year-old winner is from Harlingen, Texas.
She says "Being crowned Miss Teen USA is...
| Aug 5, 2011
| 11:57 PM
Day 1 of Lollapalooza 2011 is in the books, as the first of 130 bands played on eight stages Friday in Grant Park. Attendance was maxed out – with 90,000 people expected each of three days at the festival. Here’s how Friday went down, with...
| Aug 6, 2011
| 6:46 AM
While you were losing your mind at Girl Talk (more on that later), one of the world's few remaining megabands took to the Bud Light stage on the north end of Grant Park.
Coldplay opened with a wild laser light show. It didn't last long enough for some, a...
| Aug 7, 2011
| 4:31 AM
Day 2 of Lollapalooza in Grant Park has crossed the finish line. Here’s an hour-by-hour account with reporting from yours truly (GK) and the ever-vigilant Bob Gendron (BG):
11:44 a.m.: Want to go to Lollapalooza without having to buy tickets?...
| Aug 31, 2011
| 8:28 PM
Pittsburgh mash-up artist Girl Talk, aka Gregg Gillis, will headline Towson University's homecoming concert on Sept. 18 in the Towson Center, reports the Towerlight. Boston rapper Sam Adams will also perform.
Campus Activities Board Director Sam...
| Aug 6, 2012
| 7:46 AM
Star Slinger is the stage name of Darren Williams, a quickly rising a producer/DJ from the UK. He has made his name on incredibly inventive instrumentals and rap remixes which often improve on the original, a rarity for most. He played the ever popular...
| Aug 13, 2012
| 1:00 PM
Miraculously, Girl Talk’s Gregg Gillis has managed to keep his career — mashing up samples of songs by other artists into new, dance-frenzy tracks — going, without having his ass repeatedly sued into submission.
“As far as the...
| Aug 28, 2012
Take a deep breath. OK, now you’re ready for another summer music fest, right?
We hope so. This weekend’s North Coast Music Fest (running through Sunday in Union Park) offers plenty of reasons to be excited for another weekend-long music...