Anak Ko by Jay Som
Anak Ko by Jay Som is available to order on Red, Orange and Pink Splatter 12″ vinyl from The LP Cafe. Released 23rd August 2019.
Out of stockNotify me when this item becomes available
Melina Duterte, aka Jay Som, wrote most of her brilliant new album, Anak Ko—pronounced Ah-nuh Koh and meaning “my child” in Filipino—in a burst during a self-imposed week-long solo retreat to Joshua Tree. As in the past, Duterte recorded at home and remained the sole producer, engineer, and mixer. Honing in on simplicity and groove, refining her skills as a producer, Duterte cracked her sound open subtly, highlighting its best parts: She’s bloomed.
Inspired by the lush, poppy sounds of 80s bands such as Prefab Sprout, the Cure, and Cocteau Twins—as well as the ecstatic guitarwork of contemporary Vancouver band Weed—Anak Ko sounds dazzlingly tactile, and firmly present. The result is a refreshingly precise sound.
- If You Want It
- Peace Out
- Nighttime Drive
- Anak Ko
- Get Well