Yes, it’s a crap band name. Yes, sub-editors everywhere will default to “Boyz to MEN” for their feature headlines. Yes, they’re based in Brooklyn. Yes, it’s an “art/performance collective” and yes, members of feminist electro-clashers Le Tigre (JD Sampson mainly – that’s her in the middle with the ronnie) are involved.
Regardless of lady moustaches, MEN’s music – is a sweet amalgamation of electro, synths and warm vocal tones. ‘Off Our Backs’ was the immediate ear perkup as it has a killer beat but the Bloc Party-esque ‘Simultaneously’ and the catchy chorus/ funk of ‘Credit Card Babies’ suggest a nice varied approach to things. so far, MEN only have a demo which you can hear below and