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Interviews, Music | by — February 18, 2011

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by Joanna Orland As we mentioned in our review of the MEN gig as part of the Shockwaves NME Awards shows, you may recognize MEN lead JD Samson from the band Le Tigre. Often noted for their political, feminist & LGBT themes which were prevalent in their awesome tunes, JD Samson has taken what she […]

Shockwaves NME Awards Show: MEN, Teeth, Sleigh Bells

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Features, Music, Review | by — February 15, 2011

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Feb 14th @ HEAVEN London by Joanna Orland You may recognize MEN’s lead singer JD Samson from the band Le Tigre, but she is certainly carving out her own legacy with the Brooklyn-based band MEN. They are more than a band, but an art collective also featuring Michael O’Neill and Ginger Brooks (who sadly hasn’t […]

Men, Animals and Baby Hoff

JD Samson (Le Tigre) and her new band MEN release their new single Off Our Backs this MONDAY! Their debut album Talk About Body will be out January 31, 2011. — Animal Collective will be curating All Tomorrow’s Parties at Butlins in Minehead which runs from May 13th – 15th 2011. The first ATP line […]

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Features, Music, Review | by — November 6, 2010

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Electrowerkz, London November 5, 2010 by Joanna Orland MEN are a Brooklyn-based band fronted by JD Samson of Le Tigre fame. This band hasn’t even released their debut album yet, but they seem to have quite the dedicated following! Albeit, at the Electrowerkz gig it was a 95% lesbian following, this band’s music transcends their […]

Le Tigre

by Joanna Orland & Isla MC A band that almost called themselves “Hot Sweater”, or “Monitor”, but opted for something more, je ne sais quoi…French? Formidable electro-punk band Le Tigre is comprised of Kathleen, Johanna and JD, who met each other on the field in the thriving feminist art / music scene of New York […]