Elisabeth Vincentelli
November 19, 1999 AT 05:00 AM EST

Le Tigre

type
Music
Current Status
In Season
Producers
Mr. Lady

We gave it an A-

If the Shangri-Las were ’90s punkettes with samples and drum machines, they’d be Le Tigre. The band (including ex-Bikini Kill singer Kathleen Hanna and video maker Sadie Benning) not only revives the sassy attitude of ’60s girl groups but also brilliantly updates their infectious, sashaying groove. On ”My My Metrocard,” they turn an ode to public transportation into the battle cry of women reclaiming a city. And yes, you can definitely dance to it. A-

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