Before ‘Taiga’’s opening song skitters into an Aphex Twin-like barrage of glitches, cloistral calls herald the return of Zola Jesus, making a sound you’d imagine Lykke Li might if she…

It’s funny in a way that [b]Nika Roza Danilova[/b] has chosen to name her third album after a philosophical idea that describes the innate drive of living beings to develop…

1. Zola Jesus – ‘Vessel’ Adapt or die is the rule of this hard world, my children. Just as Nika Danilova’s third album ‘Conatus’ is named for the philosophical idea…

Remember when goths were the most castigated tribe in the school playground? Huddled together in the corner, clad in their dodgy-smelling leather, seeking shelter from the vicious barbs of their…