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11 Best Songs of the Week: Silverbacks, POND, Bachelor, Beak>, and More

Plus Damon Albarn, Proper., Suuns, The Dodos, and a Wrap-up of the Week’s Other Notable New Tracks

Sep 03, 2021

Welcome to the 33rd Songs of the Week of 2021. We liked enough new songs this week to form a Top 11. More

Bachelor Share New Song “I See It Now”

Doomin’ Sun Out Now via Polyvinyl

Sep 01, 2021

Bachelor (a duo between Melina Duterte of Jay Som and Ellen Kempner of Palehound) released their debut album, Doomin’ Sun, back in May via Polyvinyl (stream it here). Now they have shared a brand new song “I See It Now,” that was recorded after the sessions for Doomin’ Sun were completed. More

May 28, 2021

Bachelor (a duo between Melina Duterte of Jay Som and Ellen Kempner of Palehound) have released their debut album, Doomin’ Sun, today via Polyvinyl. Now that it’s out, you can stream the whole thing here. Also, on Thursday we posted our new interview with Bachelor and our review of the album. Plus, they have shared a new video for the album’s “Back of My Hand” that stars the duo as obsessed Harry Styles fans. More

Apr 22, 2021

Bachelor (a duo between Melina Duterte of Jay Som and Ellen Kempner of Palehound) are releasing their debut album, Doomin’ Sun, on May 28 via Polyvinyl. Now they have shared a new song from it, the relaxed “Sick of Spiraling.” More

Apr 13, 2021

Anjimile has announced a new EP which will feature expanded orchestral versions of songs from his debut album, Giver Taker, along with collaborations with artists Jay Som, SASAMI, and Lomelda. The EP’s lead single, “In Your Eyes (Reflection),” which features Jay Som, has also been shared. Reunion will be out on May 7 via Father/Daughter. More

Bachelor (Jay Som’s Melina Duterte + Palehound’s Ellen Kempner) Announce Album, Share New Song

Doomin’ Sun Due Out May 28 via Polyvinyl; Watch the Video for New Single “Stay in the Car”

Mar 24, 2021

Bachelor (a duo between Melina Duterte of Jay Som and Ellen Kempner of Palehound) have announced their debut album, Doomin’ Sun, and shared a new song from it, “Stay in the Car,” via a video for the single. More

10 Best Songs of the Week: Wolf Alice, Nick Cave and Warren Ellis, Bachelor, and More

Plus Flock of Dimes, Real Estate, Julien Baker, and a Wrap-up of the Week's Other Notable New Tracks

Feb 26, 2021

Welcome to the seventh Songs of the Week of 2021. This week’s big music news was probably that Daft Punk had broken up. More

Feb 25, 2021

Bachelor (the newly-announced duo between Melina Duterte of Jay Som and Ellen Kempner of Palehound) have shared their debut single together, entitled “Anything at All.” It is available now via Polyvinyl. More



Interviews

May 27, 2021

Bachelor is the recently formed duo of Palehound’s Ellen Kempner and Jay Som’s Melina Duterte. The now fast friends originally met on a brief run of West Coast dates in 2017, which budded into a series of cross-country online hangs over the years. More


Reviews

May 27, 2021

Bachelor is a new collaboration from two of indie’s most expressive and acclaimed songwriters of recent years: Melina Duterte of Jay Som and Ellen Kempner of Palehound. Fans could likely already see that this was a match made in heaven. More