Find Le Tigre discography, albums and singles on AllMusic. Directed by Sini Anderson. “It was 1999 and the Riot Grrrl movement was kind of over, or it had imploded,” Kathleen Hanna says. we are one art-damaged, deconstructive, performance-art, electronic pop off-shoot of the grassroots punk feminist organizing and cultural production of the nineties! The ur-riot grrrl has a lot to say on this year's election and a new pro-Hillary song recorded with her former band Le Tigre. Feminist Sweepstakes, an Album by Le Tigre. Released 16 October 2001 on Mr. Lady (catalog no. Yesterday I went to the independent bookstore Bluestockings for a reading of Lisa Darms' The Riot Grrrl Collection with Johanna Fateman, Ramdasha Bikceem and Molly Neuman. While I was sitting in the audience I thought about my first encounter with the Riot Grrrl movement. Riot grrrl bands such as Veruca Salt, Sleater Kinney, Le Tigre, Hole, and Bikini Kill had prominent followings and became the faces of the movement. tell me about riot grrrl! Genres: Riot Grrrl, Dance-Punk, Indietronica. Originally conceived as the live backing band for her Julie Ruin solo project, Bikini Kill founder and quintessential riot grrrl Kathleen Hanna formed Le Tigre, another bold, feminist-oriented trio, with… With Kathleen Hanna, Carrie Brownstein, Kim Gordon, Joan Jett. MRLR-19; CD). All orders are custom made and most ship worldwide within 24 hours. Le Tigre lyrics - 44 song lyrics sorted by album, including "Eau D' Bedroom Dancing", "My Art", "My My Metrocard". Riot grrrl is an underground feminist punk movement that began during the early 1990s within the United States in Olympia, Washington and the greater Pacific Northwest.It also expanded to at least 26 other countries. We are proud that Le Tigre is often considered one trajectory of Riot Grrrl, i.e. Their songs discussed women’s topics and reminded their listeners that they weren’t alone in their struggle. Like The Butchies, Le Tigre were a sort of post-riot grrrl act: they came into being after the original movement faded away, but have become associated with riot grrrl in the minds of many both because of their politics and because of the involvement of particular musicians. In ‘98, Kathleen Hanna turned her attention to Le Tigre, the glitching electro-rock band who advocated for feminism and LGBT equality atop warped pop beats. A look at the life of activist, musician, and cultural icon Kathleen Hanna, who formed the punk band Bikini Kill and pioneered the "riot grrrl" movement of the 1990s. High quality Le Tigre gifts and merchandise. Riot grrrl is a subcultural movement that combines feminism, punk music and politics. Inspired designs on t-shirts, posters, stickers, home decor, and more by independent artists and designers from around the world. I was thirteen years old when I first heard the song Rebel Girl by Bikini Kill.