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Girl Talk releases new album "All Day" for free

The cover of Girl Talk's

The cover of Girl Talk's "All Day" album. Photo Credit: Illegal Art

      Girl Talk strikes again, with a new album “All Day,” dropped on an unsuspecting world today for free. Yes, free. (Download it here.)
      It will take weeks to unpack all the surprises the sly Gregg Gillis has compacted into the album – which boasts 373 samples in 71 minutes – especially considering how everyone is still processing the leak of Kanye West’s new album.
     But it will be fun to try. So far, hearing him drop Jay-Z’s “Can I Get a…” on top of General Public’s “Tenderness” and “Teach Me How to Dougie” backed by Jane’s Addiction’s “Jane Says” is quite a good time. And, man, does Skee-Lo's "I Wish" over T'Pau's "Heart and Soul" sound awesome right next to Wu-Tang Clan's "Shimmy Shimmy" over Radiohead's "Creep." It also shows Gillis is still bent on bridging the rock-rap gap.
     And did we mention it’s totally free? The website is straining under the pressure at the moment, but Girl Talk promises that the album will remain free for download indefinitely if you’ve got that kind of patience.

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