"We both like to pair our dance music with critical theory; we both make dance music that's informed by all of these other weird influences."
Posts Tagged ‘Le Tigre’
Riot grrrl's in the middle of a cultural victory lap. In the past year alone, the early-'90s punk feminist movement has seen some noteworthy milestones: Sara Marcus published Girls to the Front, a terrific and meticulously documented history of the movement; NYU's Fales library opened the first comprehensive archive of riot grrrl zines; and Kathleen [...]
Even if you haven't heard the name Sia Furler before, you've definitely heard her music. Her 2005 single "Breathe Me" could be heard in commercials for the Beijing Olympics and the 2006 Victoria's Secret televised fashion show, and it most memorably appeared during the final six minutes of the Six Feet Under series finale.
With her [...]
Partyline (2005-present): Fascination with the riot grrrl movement burned brightly and briefly, but the members of Bratmobile—which formed in 1991—kept making music, on and off, until 2002. Sort-of based in D.C., Partyline isn't the first other project for singer Allison Wolfe, but it's had the most staying power. The band's name sort of reminds me [...]