JD Samson is the stage name of Jocelyn Samson, a member of the Feminist ElecktroPunk band Le Tigre. Samson grew up in Cleveland, Ohio. She came out as a lesbian at age 15. She graduated from Sarah Lawrence College with a degree in film in 2000.
Samson joined Le Tigre in 2000 as a replacement after working as the band's projectionist. She is also a member of the band The New England Roses and a member of electro-punk artist Peaches' live band, The Herms. In 2006, Samson collaborated with Junior Senior on the song "Can I Get Get Get".
JD Samson will be appearing at Chicago's Beauty Bar Friday, June 18th at 10pm.