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The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

Tom's out so I'm taking on 5 Best Video duty this week, and what a week it has been for good lookin' videos. I left…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | February 24, 2017 - 1:15 pm

Band To Watch

Artist To Watch: Jay Som

"Jay Som has always been based around the comfort of solitude," Melina Duterte tells me over the phone from the Bay Area, where she grew…
James Rettig | February 23, 2017 - 11:19 am

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

We're living in hard times, but every now and then, a little light shines through and brightens the darkest of days. Yes, we are talking…
Stereogum | February 3, 2017 - 5:18 pm

More Jay Som stories

Jay Som – “One More Time, Please” Video

A few months ago, Artist To Watch Jay Som released Everybody Works, the Oakland musician's first fully-formed album. She's been touring in support of it…
James Rettig | May 18, 2017 - 9:33 am

Jay Som – “Turn The Other Cheek”

We're finally approaching the end of Our First 100 Days, the anti-Trump charity singles series that has over the last few months delivered us new…
Pranav Trewn | April 27, 2017 - 12:09 pm

We Gave Girlpool, Japanese Breakfast, PWR BTTM, & Vagabon Disposable Cameras To Document SXSW

Stereogum gave a few of our favorite bands disposable cameras to document their experience in Austin for this year's SXSW festival. Girlpool, Japanese Breakfast, PWR
Stereogum | March 27, 2017 - 11:52 am

Artist Portraits From SXSW 2017

A lot of bands descend upon Austin for SXSW every year, and this year a lot of those bands rolled through the Mazda Studio At…
Stereogum | March 20, 2017 - 5:01 pm

Stereogum’s Austin Oasis 2017 Yearbook

Congratulations to the SXSW Class Of 2017! For the third year in a row, Stereogum presented a marathon show at Austin's Hole In The Wall.
Gabriela Tully Claymore & James Rettig | March 20, 2017 - 2:26 pm

She Shreds Mag Puts Women And Gender Nonconforming Artists First At SXSW

She Shreds is a print magazine dedicated to women guitarists and bassists that's been around since 2011. Past covers include Laura Jane Grace, Corin Tucker,…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | March 15, 2017 - 1:40 pm

SXSW 2017 Band To Watch: Jay Som

Ahead of South By Southwest, Stereogum is highlighting a handful of our Band To Watch alumni who have busy schedules at this year’s festival. If
Gabriela Tully Claymore | March 14, 2017 - 11:30 am

Downtown Boys, PWR BTTM, Sheer Mag, More Sign Open Letter Demanding SXSW Remove Deportation Clause

SXSW has drawn heavy criticism over a clause in its artist agreement that allows the festival to "notify the appropriate U.S. immigration authorities" if it…
Peter Helman | March 2, 2017 - 9:05 pm

Stream Jay Som Everybody Works

Oakland wunderkind singer-songwriter Jay Som, aka Melina Duterte, gained exposure following the reissue of a collection of her songs known as Turn Into as well…
Kim Ilkowski | March 2, 2017 - 9:35 am

Band To Watch

Artist To Watch: Jay Som

"Jay Som has always been based around the comfort of solitude," Melina Duterte tells me over the phone from the Bay Area, where she grew…
James Rettig | February 23, 2017 - 11:19 am

Jay Som – “1 Billion Dogs”

The propelling blunder of Jay Som's latest, "1 Billion Dogs," is pleasantly dizzying. 22-year-old singer-songwriter Melina Duterte's vocals are ashy and veiled, speaking of a…
Margaret Farrell | February 2, 2017 - 12:01 pm

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

My fellow gummers, 'tis with a heavy heart that I let you know today is my last day on staff at Stereogum. I picked a…
Stereogum | January 13, 2017 - 5:22 pm

Jay Som – “The Bus Song”

Jay Som is the project of Melina Duterte. She’s been putting out music since 2012, and last month, Polyvinyl Records reissued Turn Into, a collection…
James Rettig | January 12, 2017 - 10:13 am
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