Le Tigre

For a band that wasn’t even supposed to be a band, Le Tigre got off to a great start. Comprised of ex-Bikini Kill leader Kathleen Hanna, zinemaker Johanna Fateman and video artist Sadie Benning (who left in 2000 to continue her film career and was replaced by JD Samson), the Brooklyn-based trio gathered initially to…

Add N to (X)

Be thankful for the mid-’90s uprising of stale, tasteless techno; without it, London’s electro-mod pioneers Add N to (X) might never have existed. Fueled by discontent with what was then passing as electronic music, Barry Smith, Ann Shenton and Andrew Averling formed the group as a merger between ’60s-era Moog lust and Alec Empire’s early…