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Want a good roadtrip? Find a Girl Talk concert.

Entertainment Column
Written by Nathan Mattise
Photos by Nathan Mattise courtesy of SPIN & Canon

Ask someone what makes a good roadtrip and the responses you get are as widespread as location possibilities. It may be the sort of entity where you only know what works after you’ve experienced it. So follow me here:

This week I won a concert photo contest sponsored by SPIN Magazine and Canon. The prize was two tickets to a private SPIN-sponsored Girl Talk performance in NYC, a new Canon digital camera and the opportunity to take photos at the event that may or may not be used by SPIN in the future. It was a rather easy decision to tackle the 8-hours plus of driving and Girl Talk, as usual, didn’t disappoint.

Now ask someone what makes a Girl Talk concert and the answers will also run the gamut. Plenty of folks have tried to capture it (myself included, twice even) but it’s such a unique concert experience that you never really understand until you go. So maybe it was the anticipation for this event or the loads of reflective travel time it took to get there, but I realized something so incredibly simple.

A Girl Talk show is the perfect roadtrip because the show itself has what you look for in a roadtrip. Continue reading

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April CNY Music Podcast: The rise of Phantogram and Girl Talk at Cornell University

Geography | Entertainment Podcast
Recorded and produced by Nathan Mattise

It’s long, it’s informative and most importantly it’s finished. Take a listen, check out the linear notes after the jump and send along any and all comments, questions or concerns.

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