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 [...]

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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 [...]

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Mixtape: Highlights from Bay Area Music in 2017

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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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    Favorite Haunts: Hazel English on Beauty’s Bagel Shop, East Bay comforts

Favorite Haunts: Hazel English on Beauty’s Bagel Shop, East Bay comforts

Hazel English (Illustration: Rob Goodman)

I first saw Hazel English when she performed a stripped-down set this past spring opening up for Thao Nguyen at Gundlach Bundschu Winery in Sonoma. [...]

By |July 12, 2017|Comments Off on Favorite Haunts: Hazel English on Beauty’s Bagel Shop, East Bay comforts

Mixtape: Northern California’s Best Music Festivals

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Download: Mixtape: Northern California's Best Music Festivals (Podcast #407)

Music festival season unofficially kicked off over Memorial Day weekend, with the latest installment of the [...]

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    What’s Happening This Weekend? A Guide To Shows Around The Bay, April 21 – 23

What’s Happening This Weekend? A Guide To Shows Around The Bay, April 21 – 23

Between Record Store Day, Pop-Up Shop, and some choice DJ sets, this weekend's all about wax.

Friday, April 21
Emily King @ The Chapel
The Grammy-nominated soul singer is presenting a special [...]

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    Announcing the 2017 Phono del Sol Music and Food Festival: Thee Oh Sees, The Coathangers, Jay Som lead an amazing musical lineup!

Announcing the 2017 Phono del Sol Music and Food Festival: Thee Oh Sees, The Coathangers, Jay Som lead an amazing musical lineup!

Phono del Sol — the Bay’s beloved community-centered nonprofit music and food festival — is back for amazing seventh year in Potrero del Sol Park.

Come hang with music fans [...]

By |March 14, 2017|Comments Off on Announcing the 2017 Phono del Sol Music and Food Festival: Thee Oh Sees, The Coathangers, Jay Som lead an amazing musical lineup!

The Bay Bridged Band-To-Band Relay: First Edition

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In this age of oversaturation, musical curators are so important to those who need help sorting the wheat from the chaff. Algorithms chime in on this [...]

By |December 14, 2016|Comments Off on The Bay Bridged Band-To-Band Relay: First Edition
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    Premiere: From our new fundraiser compilation, Madeline Kenney and Jay Som team up for “Always Around Me”

Premiere: From our new fundraiser compilation, Madeline Kenney and Jay Som team up for “Always Around Me”

Through our work, The Bay Bridged provides critical exposure for local artists, but we can only continue to do this with your support of our 2016 fundraising campaign. With [...]

By |December 13, 2016|Comments Off on Premiere: From our new fundraiser compilation, Madeline Kenney and Jay Som team up for “Always Around Me”

Review + Photos: Jay Som at Brick + Mortar Music Hall

Jay Som (photo: Robert Alleyne)

“It’s very weird and strange to be here,” said Jay Som’s Melina Duterte, at her band’s vinyl debut show in San Francisco on November 18. Turn Into, [...]

By |November 23, 2016|Comments Off on Review + Photos: Jay Som at Brick + Mortar Music Hall
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