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MEN – “All The Way Thru”

The former Bikini Kill/Le Tigre leader Kathleen Hanna is back with her new band the Julie Ruin, and that is a glorious thing. But Hanna isn't the only ex-Le Tigre member currently getting ready to drop an LP. JD Samson, who joined Le Tigre in time for sophomore album Feminist Sweepstakes and who was last… More »

By: Tom Breihan / August 5, 2013 - 4:33 pm

Le Tigre’s JD Samson Is Totally Broke, You Guys

The Le Tigre/MEN member JD Samson has an article up on the Huffington Post in which she talks about the financial difficulties faced by musicians in general and herself in particular: "I'm 33 years old and I can't make coffee. I don't know how to use Excel, or bartend, or wait tables, and I'm officially… More »

By: Tom Breihan / October 10, 2011 - 12:00 pm

Indie Rockers Respond To NY Legalizing Gay Marriage

New York just became the 6th largest state to approve same-sex marriage. Yes! The Senate bill passed 33-to-29, Governor Cuomo signed the measure shortly after, and the law goes into effect in 30 days. A historic night to be sure, one probably best not spent in front of a laptop. Too late. But in case… More »

By: Scott Lapatine / June 25, 2011 - 12:26 am

Warm Up 2010 At MoMA PS1 Schedule

A couple of months ago MoMA PS1 Director Klaus Biesenbach -- the person who organized MoMA's ridiculously popular Marina Abramović exhibition, among other things -- asked me if I'd want to help curate shows for this summer's Warm Up series at PS1. You may have attended one/more of these Warm Up events in the past… More »

By: brandon / June 28, 2010 - 11:00 am