Zola Jesus - 'Taiga'

Zola Jesus - 'Taiga'

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 busied herself with covens and witchcraft rather than...

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Zola Jesus & JG Thirlwell feat. Mivos Quartet - 'Versions'

Zola Jesus & JG Thirlwell feat. Mivos Quartet -...

Nika Rosa ‘Zola Jesus’ Danilova talks a good, high-minded artistic game, one that’s echoed by much of what’s written about her. It all serves to make her music appear more scary and imposing than it actually is. Scattered across her three...

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Album Review: Zola Jesus - 'Conatus'

Zola Jesus - 'Conatus'

It’s funny in a way that Nika Roza Danilova has chosen to name her third album after a philosophical idea that describes the innate drive of living beings to develop themselves. If there’s one thing we thought about the glorious, gloomy...

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10 Tracks You Have To Hear This Week

10 Tracks You Have To Hear This Week

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 of the will to live, the driving force inherent in all living...

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Album review: Zola Jesus - 'Stridulum II'

Album review: Zola Jesus - 'Stridulum II'

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 more popular peers? They used to have the monopoly...

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