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SHARER (Young & Sick And JD Samson) – “Body Tonight” (Stereogum Premiere)

SHARER is the collaborative project of Band To Watch alumnus Young & Sick and radical punk veteran JD Samson. Young & Sick is the moniker of Dutch artist Nick van Hofwegen, who has his hands in so many different ventures, one being creating the single art you see above, that he just calls Young… More »

By: Grace Birnstengel / July 28, 2015 - 10:00 am

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