Sunday, July 17, 2011

Le Tigre

One of my disappointments with Bikini Kill was that members of the band got married and became comfortable with mainstream work, so much so two years ago they were reportedly in the studio with Christina Aguilera (how is that radical feminism, the major influence on their lyrics?) So I avoided Le Tigre, Kathleen Hanna's other band.

I like the music, though the politics are not nearly as overt. I like the combination of electrobeat with the delivery of the lyrics, which reminds me of the yelling quality of so much punk music. That said, they are not nearly as fascinating as Bikini Kill, but it would be hard for any band to beat that band in that way.

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