Sunday, November 27, 2022

The PBS on-demand streaming service, WPBS Passport, is now available in Canada! Learn More

HomeVideoHow one artist put a new spin on mashing up new and...

How one artist put a new spin on mashing up new and old music tracks

For the last 20 some years, Gregg Gillis, better known as Girl Talk, has been creating mashups, or musical reimaginations of contemporary and classic songs. Streaming services have made hearing those mashups easier, but now for the first time, Gillis is releasing an album with fully licensed samples. Christopher Booker reports.

Stream your PBS favorites with the PBS app: https://to.pbs.org/2Jb8twG
Find more from PBS NewsHour at https://www.pbs.org/newshour
Subscribe to our YouTube channel: https://bit.ly/2HfsCD6

Follow us:
Facebook: http://www.pbs.org/newshour
Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/newshour
Instagram: http://www.instagram.com/newshour

Subscribe:
PBS NewsHour podcasts: https://www.pbs.org/newshour/podcasts
Newsletters: https://www.pbs.org/newshour/subscribe