JM and I have recently taken to the album "Feed the Animals," a wild mash up by a guy who calls himself Girl Talk. The music he samples is so disparate and from such distinct moments that it can invoke a clanky mash up of memories if you're not careful. He uses this music without permission of course, and the New York Times has called him "a law suit waiting to happen." Say what you will about this Pittsburgher with an engineering degree from CMU, he has a tremendous ear. He and his saran wrap-covered laptop are coming to town soon, but alas, the show is sold out. (It's okay, I may have averted a seizure.) Oh! And his videos are cool too. Here's a sample (snort), in which my grad and undergrad years are laid right next to each other:
And here he is at work.
And finally, this one is my favorite song on the album, quite possibly because of Rich Boy ("candy red lollipop" ) flipping into some Rod Stewart: