[Audio] JD Samson & MEN’s ‘All The Way Thru’

 

JD Samson & MEN

Here’s the first single from the new record from JD Samson & MEN. It’s been a couple of years since the ex-Le Tigre Samson’s MEN’s last album, Talk About Body, and we weren’t even sure if a new album was coming, so we’re pretty pleased about this announcement and this first tune, All The Way Thru, promises good things.

Co-produced with Yuksek (he gets everywhere these days, doesn’t he?), All The Way Thru is a lot slicker that we’ve previously heard from MEN. A more polished affair, it’s a slick mixture of Deep House, Progressive House and ElectroPop, with a bit of an Indie-Electro edge to it. What all that means is woody basslines, big synth sweeps and some really nice, heartfelt vocals. The single comes equipped with a Pop mix (!) and three other reMixes.

♫ JD Samson & MEN – All The Way Thru

MEN’s new album, Labor, is released 22nd October.

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[MP3] French Horn Rebellion’s ‘Girls’

French Horn Rebellion

Not content with leaving it at just Poster Girls, New York duo French Horn Rebellion, even the inclusionists are now releasing a tribute to all Girls. Helped along the way by JD Samson, from Le Tigre & MEN, and rapper Fat Tony, French Horn Rebellion pull out all the stops to get the party started right here.

The new single a fun, feel good, tune with a laid back, but heavy, vibe. Rocking a bassline you can’t help but move to. Punchy synth stabs rub shoulders with  fleeting strings and a rolling electric piano riff in a multi layer tune where French Horn rebellion’s vocals are complimented by Samson and a breakdown from Fat Tony. Summery  and infectious, Girls will undoubtedly put a smile on your face.

French Horn Rebellion (Feat. JD Samson And Fat Tony) – Girls

French Horn Rebellion’s Girls is released 5th March.

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MEN Vs. Lesands

MEN

Le Tigre’s JD Samson’s MEN are currently on tour with CSS, which I can imagine is a just a pretty chaotic holiday with occasional shows involved.

To draw attention to this, and to the fact that if you are attending a show you can pick up a limited edition tour 7” featuring CSS and MEN reMixing each other, the band are giving away this reMix of ‘Simutaneously’ be Lesands. Interesting Indie-ElectroPop with a funky little bassline, here you have the prefect warm up for your gig attending.

MEN – Simultaneously (Lesands Mix)

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MEN’s ‘Credit Card Babie$’ video

This is the video for New York Indie-Disco act MEN’s début UK single ‘Credit Card Babie$’.

Starting out with a core duo of Le Tigre members JD Samson and Johanna Fatema, MEN has expanded into a full on band and art/performance collective. The video for their insanely catchy Indie-Electro-Pop début was directed by Matt Wolf.

‘Credit Card Babie$’ is released 6th September.

MEN @ Beatport

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Catch the MEN

MEN

JD Samson of Le Tigre’s band MEN are finally heading for the UK for a bunch of shown in London and to drum up a little bit extra interest they’ve dropped a couple of reMixes of their ballad ‘Simultaneously’.

New Brooklyn based outfit Tête-À-Tête really do a good job, turning the tune into a full-on ElectroPop floorfiller complete with House piano and Soaring lead lines. Hipster DJ Lauren Flax chills things out more with a deep spacey mix.

MEN – Simultaneously (Tête-À-Tête reMix) (zShare) (MediaFire)

MEN – Simultaneously  (Lauren Flax reMix) (zShare) (MediaFire)

Catch the MEN (yes, that was a bad Front242 joke!) while they are in the UK:

16th January @ Free Butt, Brighton
18th January @ Hoxton Bar & Grill, London
19th January @ White Heat, Madame JoJo’s, London

MEN @ Beatport