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The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

We are getting deep into the Halloween season, and yet the Halloween music-video season has not yet really begun. Typically, the two weeks before Halloween…
Tom Breihan | October 13, 2017 - 12:32 pm


The 50 Best Albums Of 2017 So Far

Lizzy Goodman’s new book, Meet Me In The Bathroom, documents an era in rock music that many of us remember well. It uses oral history…
Stereogum | June 6, 2017 - 11:00 am

Straight To Video

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

More Jay Som stories

Jay Som – “The Bus Song” Video (Dir. Japanese Breakfast)

Oakland-based songwriter Melina Duterte, better known as Jay Som, has had a heck of a year. We named her an Artist To Watch and hailed
Sophie Israelsohn | October 10, 2017 - 10:01 am

Watch Jay Som’s Stereogum Session

Jay Som released one the best albums of the year so far, Everybody Works, and they're currently on tour. Melina Duterte and crew stopped by…
James Rettig | September 20, 2017 - 1:16 pm

Melina Mae (Jay Som) – “Time Off Work”

Melina Duterte, better known as Artist To Watch Jay Som, is about to embark on a summer tour in support of her fantastic debut album…
Peter Helman | July 17, 2017 - 11:30 pm

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