JD Samson

JD Samson is a musician/producer/artist living in Brooklyn. She is one third of feminist punk band Le Tigre and lead singer of the band MEN. She currently teaches at the Clive Davis School of Recorded music at NYU. You can follow her on Twitter here.

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Tune-Yards Is Addressing What It Is to Be a “Colonizer”

By JD Samson | January 30, 2018

Tune-Yards Is Addressing What It Is to Be a “Colonizer”

I can feel you creep into my private life grapples with the inherent racism of whiteness.

JD Samson (Le Tigre, MEN) Talks Enya’s Dark Sky Island

By JD Samson | November 20, 2015

JD Samson (Le Tigre, MEN) Talks Enya’s Dark Sky Island

Our writer felt like an outsider while listening to this record, but she’d love to do a remix.

JD Samson (Le Tigre, MEN) Talks the Go! Team’s The Scene Between

By JD Samson | April 8, 2015

JD Samson (Le Tigre, MEN) Talks the Go! Team’s The Scene Between

JD Samson loves the new Go! Team album, but she has some issues with its press campaign.

JD Samson (MEN, Le Tigre) Talks Tensnake’s Glow

By JD Samson | March 11, 2014

JD Samson (MEN, Le Tigre) Talks Tensnake’s Glow

Tensnake is a man who makes dance music. And, quite humbly, he makes the music dance too. He’s a man who gives respect to those for whom it is due:

JD Samson (Le Tigre, MEN) Talks CocoRosie’s Tales of a Grass Widow

By JD Samson | May 27, 2013

JD Samson (Le Tigre, MEN) Talks CocoRosie’s Tales of a Grass Widow

This isn't my first review of a CocoRosie record. I have sat alone with my best headphones and thought. Just like this. And I have choreographed...

JD Samson (Le Tigre, MEN) Talks Bat For Lashes’ The Haunted Man

By JD Samson | April 3, 2013

JD Samson (Le Tigre, MEN) Talks Bat For Lashes’ The Haunted Man

I could write this piece like a fellow musician, producer, woman, or feminist, or just your average music listener. And probably, I will end up...