Photos: Jay Som + Boy Scouts at the Fillmore

Jay Som (photo: Norm deVeyra)

The Bay Area's rock darling Melina Mae Duterte, better known by her stage name Jay Som, gave a hometown performance at the beloved Fillmore in support [...]

By |September 17, 2019|Comments Off on Photos: Jay Som + Boy Scouts at the Fillmore
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    Live This Month: Old favorites and new voices come to town in September

Live This Month: Old favorites and new voices come to town in September

Summer in the Bay has provided no shortage of opportunities to chase the elusive sun while getting a shot of adrenaline via a well-curated music festival.

From the small stages [...]

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Boy Scouts release new single and video, “Hate Ya 2”

Just in time for their fall US tour, Boy Scouts have released a new single and accompanying video "Hate Ya 2."

Raised in California's Central Valley, Boy Scouts (also known [...]

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Jay Som announces sophomore album, tour with Boy Scouts

Jay Som, the moniker under which musician Melina Duterte releases music, recently announced her new album Anak Ko (2019) and an accompanying fall tour.

The title translates to “my child” [...]

By |June 11, 2019|Comments Off on Jay Som announces sophomore album, tour with Boy Scouts

Best of 2018: Robert Alleyne’s favorite photos from 2018

The Seshen (photo: Robert Alleyne)

I moved from San Francisco back to London early in 2018, and in some ways I thought I’d left the Bay Area music scene behind. Then [...]

By |December 31, 2018|Comments Off on Best of 2018: Robert Alleyne’s favorite photos from 2018
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    What’s Happening This Weekend? A Guide To Shows Around The Bay, Nov 31 – Dec 2

What’s Happening This Weekend? A Guide To Shows Around The Bay, Nov 31 – Dec 2

Friday, November 30
Jay Som, Justus Proffit @ Starline Social Club
Though she recently relocated to (guess where) LA, Jay Som will always be ours. There, she linked up with label-mate [...]

By |November 30, 2018|Comments Off on What’s Happening This Weekend? A Guide To Shows Around The Bay, Nov 31 – Dec 2
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    Live This Month: November 2018 — an audio guide to upcoming Bay Area concerts

Live This Month: November 2018 — an audio guide to upcoming Bay Area concerts

Download: Live This Month: November 2018 (Podcast #435)

In Live This Month, we sample some of the great local and out-of-town bands performing in the coming month in the San [...]

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Beyond The Bay: Jay Som at Oslo in London

Jay Som (photo: Robert Alleyne)

One of our favorites from the Bay, Melina Duterte — better known by her stage name Jay Som — tore up the stage in London at Oslo on [...]

By |June 18, 2018|Comments Off on Beyond The Bay: Jay Som at Oslo in London

New ‘Pirouette’ 7″ coming soon from Jay Som

Jay Som's Everybody Works was one of last year's best Bay Area releases, so we're really excited about the announcement of the Pirouette 7" (out this month on Polyvinyl [...]

By |January 18, 2018|Comments Off on New ‘Pirouette’ 7″ coming soon from Jay Som

Mixtape: Highlights from Bay Area Music in 2017

This episode originally ran on KQED.org.


Download: Mixtape: Highlights from Bay Area Music in 2017 (Podcast #419)

With each passing day, 2017 appears increasingly determined to solidify its place as the [...]

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Jay Som tops Paste’s 50 Best Albums of 2017

Our own Jay Som just won her first year-end accolade: Paste's 50 Best Albums of 2017.

Granted, there will be a lot of these lists in the coming days. If [...]

By |November 27, 2017|Comments Off on Jay Som tops Paste’s 50 Best Albums of 2017

Photos: Jay Som at Great American Music Hall

Jay Som (photo: Kristin Cofer)

San Francisco's own Jay Som is enjoying a rise in in the indie rock world, and she rocked an enthusiastic crowd at Great American Music [...]

By |October 26, 2017|Comments Off on Photos: Jay Som at Great American Music Hall
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