Gregg Gillisʼ alter ego, GIRL TALK will get the party started when he hits power on his two glad-wrap-covered laptops for his fifth Australian jaunt to play Big Day Out 2012. Girl Talk will also treat Sydney and Melbourne to a dance off at headline sideshows at the Enmore Theatre, Sydney on Saturday, January 28 and the Palace Theatre, Melbourne on Tuesday, January 31. Mash-up maestro Girl Talk has clocked up more than a decade of sample-obsessed production and relentless touring across five albums. Channelling the spirit of a house party, live audiences become a mass of sweaty bodies dancing as though they are in their living room, and nobody is watching. After playing 150 shows in one year, Girl Talk earned himself the reputation as the ultimate party starter. "His seamlessly mixed set grabbed the entirety of popular music by the neck and shoved its tongue down its throat." LA Times, March 2011 "This will go down as one of the parties of the year... Girl Talk bring[s] an incredibly danceable mix of music from a wide range of eras and genres." Fasterlouder, January 2010 Recent release "All Day" landed critical acclaim for Girl Talk. Following on from his two previous albums, "Night Ripper" and "Feed The Animals", it showcases Girl Talkʼs complex "pop collage" style with his signature mix of current smashes, hip-hop, 80ʼs pop, 90ʼs alternative, and classic rock. Featuring large catalogues of both blatantly appropriated melodies and blasts of unrecognizable fragments, "All Day" clocks in at 71 minutes and 373 samples. All Day is available for free download here, http://illegal-art.net/allday/. Donʼt miss the Girl Talk antics. Tickets to Sydney and Melbourne shows are on sale noon, Monday 28 November.