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Band To Watch

Artist To Watch: SASAMI

Sasami Ashworth is determined to make it. In a sense, she already has. She's scored short films and commercials, taught in an elementary school, and…
James Rettig | January 9, 2019 - 10:08 am

The Week In Pop

The Week In Pop: The Mis-MGMT Of Foster The People

Every few years, a musician achieves that rare combination of commercial dominance and critical acclaim -- and therefore inspires lots of copycats -- only to…
Chris DeVille | March 20, 2014 - 3:58 pm

Straight To Video

The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

Hey, no new Beyoncé video this week! Actually, this week's list is pretty much entirely comprised of inventively low-budget indie rock videos (or, in a…
Tom Breihan | November 4, 2011 - 5:11 pm

More Soko stories


Launder – “Keep You Close” (Feat. Soko) Video

Somewhere at the intersection of '90s lo-fi and shoegaze lies Launder's new track "Keep You Close," a fuzzy, retro-futuristic daydream that will probably make you…
Sara Nuta | March 26, 2018 - 9:35 am

Soko – “Lovetrap” (Feat. Ariel Pink) Video

We premiered Soko's excellent new album My Dreams Dictate My Reality back in February, and now she's shared self-directed a video for one of her…
Caitlin White | March 23, 2015 - 1:06 pm

Stream Soko’s My Dreams Dictate My Reality (Stereogum Premiere)

Soko has always been a through-the-looking-glass girl. Sometimes she's an alien, other times she's in love with monsters, and the song that launched her career
Caitlin White | February 24, 2015 - 9:24 am

SOKO – “Girls On Film” (Duran Duran Cover) (Stereogum Premiere)

Our latest preview from the Manimal-curated double-LP Duran Duran tribute Making Patterns Rhyme comes courtesy of SOKO. The French pop singer offered up a slow-jam…
Chris DeVille | August 6, 2014 - 2:24 pm

Foster The People Working With Amber Coffman, Soko, Night Beds

Foster The People are arguably the most boring successful band on the entire planet, and years after "Pumped Up Kicks," they are still showing up…
Tom Breihan | July 1, 2014 - 10:25 am

SoKo – “Love Letter”

The late French sculptor Niki de Saint Phalle spent a great deal of the 20th century building an impressive body of work with an extremely…
Miles Bowe | February 10, 2014 - 1:44 pm

Soko – “Monster Love” (Feat. Ariel Pink) Video

French singer Soko duets with L.A. lo-fi don Ariel Pink on half-ethereal, half-barren bass jam "Monster Love." For the VHS-recorded video, which she directed, she's…
Claire Lobenfeld | June 26, 2013 - 10:49 am

Soko – “Destruction Of The Disgusting Ugly Hate” Video

The French singer Soko has been responsible for some remarkable music videos in the last year, and her latest self-directed effort, for "Destruction Of The…
Tom Breihan | July 13, 2012 - 12:10 pm

SoKo – “We Might Be Dead By Tomorrow” Video (NSFW)

The French singer SoKo has already made utterly charming videos for "I Thought I Was An Alien" and "First Love Never Die," two songs from…
Tom Breihan | May 23, 2012 - 4:26 pm

Stream SoKo I Thought I Was An Alien (Stereogum Premiere)

26-year-old Stéphanie Sokolinski is SoKo is a French artist with already substantial global popularity -- she's the sort to put up YouTube numbers in the
Amrit Singh | February 13, 2012 - 5:22 pm

SoKo – “First Love Never Die” Video

French chanteuse SoKo, who last graced our pages with a touching video she co-directed (with Spike Jonze) for an affectingly charming song of hers, is…
Amrit Singh | January 30, 2012 - 1:21 pm

Soko – “I Thought I Was An Alien” Video

Soko is a French artist of considerable international popularity -- her key track "I'll Kill Her" has racked up over 1.5MM YouTube views -- and…
Amrit Singh | October 31, 2011 - 2:45 pm