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Album Of The Week

Album Of The Week: Jay Som Anak Ko

Nostalgia has long been the sound of the future. Popular music is largely a game of reassembling existing pieces in stylish and appealing ways, of…
Chris DeVille | August 20, 2019 - 12:40 pm

Stereogum Sessions

Watch Jay Som’s Stereogum Session

Next week, the second Jay Som album, Anak Ko, will finally be out in the world. And the singles have promised a worthy successor to…
Ryan Leas | August 14, 2019 - 5:08 pm

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

Every week the Stereogum staff chooses the five best new songs of the week (the eligibility period begins and ends Thursdays right before midnight). This
Stereogum | August 9, 2019 - 4:19 pm

More Jay Som stories

Stereogum Sessions

Watch Jay Som’s Stereogum Session

Next week, the second Jay Som album, Anak Ko, will finally be out in the world. And the singles have promised a worthy successor to…
Ryan Leas | August 14, 2019 - 5:08 pm

Jay Som – “Nighttime Drive” Video

The sophomore album from Jay Som, AKA Melina Duterte, is due later this month. We've already heard two tracks from Anak Ko, the follow up to…
Keely Quinlan | August 8, 2019 - 10:01 am

Jay Som – “Tenderness” Video

Jay Som is following up her excellent 2017 debut, Everybody Works, with a new album called Anak Ko next month. We've heard "Superbike" from it…
James Rettig | July 11, 2019 - 10:00 am

Chastity Belt – “Ann’s Jam” Video

Since Chastity Belt put out their last album, I Used To Spend So Much Time Alone, in 2017, the members of the Seattle group involved…
James Rettig | July 10, 2019 - 11:37 am

Jay Som – “Superbike”

Everybody Works, Melina Duterte's 2017 debut as Jay Som, was so obviously great that we named her an Artist To Watch. She's been busy winning…
Chris DeVille | June 4, 2019 - 10:00 am

Jay Som – “Simple”

Jay Som has shared a new track, "Simple," as part of Adult Swim's singles series. It's the Oakland-bred, now Los Angeles-based musician's first…
James Rettig | February 18, 2019 - 3:01 pm

Justus Proffit & Jay Som – “Invisible Friends”

Last month, Jay Som and LA singer-songwriter Justus Proffit announced that they had teamed up for a collaborative EP called Nothing's Changed. It's the latest…
James Rettig | September 25, 2018 - 12:02 pm

Justus Proffit & Jay Som – “Nothing’s Changed”

Last year, Artist To Watch Melina Duterte released her debut album as Jay Som, Everybody Works. We named it one of the best albums of
Julia Gray | August 15, 2018 - 11:02 am

Sounding Board

10 Unique Acts To See At Primavera 2018

The lineup of Barcelona's Primavera Sound Festival is always stacked. It's one of the best-booked festivals in the world, always boasting an impressive and diverse…
Ryan Leas | May 25, 2018 - 12:57 pm

Jay Som – “Hot Bread”

Jay Som just released two outtakes off her debut album, Everybody Works, and today she's sharing something that seems to be a little more recent.
James Rettig | February 2, 2018 - 10:38 am

Jay Som – “O.K., Meet Me Underwater”

Jay Som released her breakout album last year to critical acclaim. Everybody Works was a testament to her soft-spoken grit and captivating authenticity, a refreshing…
Julia Gray | January 26, 2018 - 11:13 am

Jay Som – “Pirouette”

Last year, Jay Som put out one of the best albums of the year -- her proper debut, Everybody Works -- and she's starting off…
James Rettig | January 11, 2018 - 11:15 am

2017 In Review

Stereogum’s 80 Favorite Songs Of 2017

If you've been reading Stereogum for long enough, you may have noticed something about your Stereogum staffers: We don't agree on shit. We argue constantly,…
Stereogum | December 11, 2017 - 11:49 am
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