This 5 song EP, Intermission, marks their return and departure in relocating to Brooklyn. They’re donating a portion of proceeds from the EP to The Trevor Project, The NAACP Legal Defense Fund, and Planned Parenthood.
By John-Paul Shiver Jay Som The Bus Song Everybody Works Polyvinyl Records There is a strong presence of the artistic community that runs all the way through “The Bus Song” video, Melina Duterte aka Jay Som’s sincere ode to public transportation. Former tour mate of Duterte, Michelle Zauner of Japanese Breakfast, directed the ebullient video that captures a […]
Childhood Californian Light Universal High By John-Paul Shiver Per the stoic and charming Ben Romans-Hopcraft, front man for the psych-pop soul group Childhood, their current euphoric single “Californian Light”, was born out of a deceiving situation for the lead singer. “Ironically, the sentiment of ‘Californian Light,’ has nothing to do with the sunshine state at all,” Romans-Hopcraft explained to The […]
Thao & The Get Down Stay Down Meticulous Bird Directed by Jonny Look By John-Paul Shiver There is an all-night grocery store in the video “Meticulous Bird” by Thao & The Get Down Stay Down, that would fare better if it kept regular hours and groceries. Thao Nguyen, who sings and performs in this San Francisco band, dances like a recalled […]