Posts tagged "Zola Jesus"

Zola Jesus Just Wants to Believe in Her Anthemic ‘Compass’

Shortly after releasing her "Hunger" video, notable blizzard-singer Zola Jesus has unveiled the single's soaring B-side, "Compass." Utilizing her powerful vocals to…
By: Rachel Brodsky / February 5, 2015

Zola Jesus Feels the ‘Hunger’ in Minimal New Video

Just a couple of days after facing #WinterStormJuno in Brooklyn, Nika Roza Danilova — known more commonly as Zola Jesus —…
By: Rachel Brodsky / January 28, 2015

Zola Jesus Performs Outside in New York City Snowstorm

When a massive snowstorm hits, most people stock up on canned goods, ready their Netflix queue, and prepare to hibernate until further notice. But…
By: Rachel Brodsky / January 27, 2015

Shopping With Zola Jesus: Pumpkin Spice Lattes and Social Media Anxiety

Zola Jesus finally feels like she might be strong enough to take on the music industry. "I struggle with feeling incredibly vulnerable at every point…
By: Brennan Carley / August 29, 2014

Zola Jesus Flees the City for the Forest in ‘Dangerous Days’ Video

Zola Jesus dances around nature wearing flowing capes before going totally digital in the music video for her new single, "Dangerous Days." Take…
By: Brennan Carley / August 28, 2014

Hear Zola Jesus’ Elegant Synth-Pop Banger ‘Dangerous Days’

Last week, Zola Jesus' Nika Rosa Danilova announced her fourth studio LP Taiga with an airy teaser video, and now she's returned with the first…
By: Colin Joyce / June 23, 2014

Zola Jesus Teases ‘Taiga’ Album With Atmospheric Video

In 2011, Zola Jesus wowed us with her third album Conatus, a pop-goth set propelled by her stunning vocals. Rather than follow that up with…
By: Dan Reilly / June 18, 2014

Zola Jesus Goes Chasing Waterfalls in Gorgeous ‘Fall Back’ Video

Even if you're not into the headier aspects of art, you'll enjoy Zola Jesus' new video for "Fall Back," the sole original cut from…
By: Dan Reilly / August 29, 2013

Zola Jesus’ String-Laden ‘Versions’ Finds Warmer, Subtler Goth-Opera Catharsis

Little-known fact about Zola Jesus: She's a soprano. Classically trained in opera, the 24-year-old singer born Nika Roza Danilova exalts in the murky, gothic boom…
By: Puja Patel / August 22, 2013

Zola Jesus on Mariah Carey’s Oversinging and the Guggenheim’s Inspiring Weirdness

Since her 2011 breakthrough Conatus, Zola Jesus' has built a stirring catalog on the strength of her dramatically keening vocals and icy synthesizers.
By: Paula Mejia / August 21, 2013

Hear Zola Jesus’ Stunning ‘Fall Back,’ Her Orchestral Album’s Lone New Song

Zola Jesus' Versions features string-aided reworkings of her back catalog courtesy of the Mivos Quartet and composer JG Thirlwell, stripping away her electronic productio…
By: Dan Reilly / August 15, 2013

Zola Jesus Buries the Guggenheim in Beauty in Live ‘Avalanche (Slow)’ Video

Zola Jesus will soon unveil Versions, a 10-track album featuring alternate, uh, versions of some of her previously released material. Due August 20 via Sacred…
By: Kyle McGovern / August 6, 2013

Zola Jesus’ String-Swathed ‘Avalanche (Slow)’ Delivers Minimalist Majesty

Zola Jesus is set to release an album of orchestral interpretations of her oeuvre dubbed Versions on August 20 with Sacred Bones. Inspired by her…
By: Chris Martins / June 25, 2013

Zola Jesus Strings Up Her Songbook for Orchestral ‘Versions’ Album

Last year, Zola Jesus collaborated with industrial innovator J. G. Thirlwell (of Foetus) for a performance at New York City's Guggenheim Museum. The electro-opera singer…
By: Kyle McGovern / June 10, 2013

Mount Kimbie Big Up the Chili Peppers, Afro-Psych, and Tokyo

In 2010, Dominic Maker and Kai Campos — known as Mount Kimbie — burst out of London as the progenitors of post-dubstep. (A label of…
By: Josh Stillman / May 3, 2013

Zola Jesus Shines in Murky Cover of Rihanna’s ‘Diamonds’

The metamorphosis of Nika Roza Danilova continues. On last year's Conatus, the operatic voice behind Zola Jesus cast off the lo-fi shroud of her…
By: Marc Hogan / November 16, 2012

Zola Jesus to Ring in Apocalypse at Sacred Bones Anniversary Gig

Since forming five years ago, Sacred Bones Records has carved out a singular aesthetic, releasing records by such cult-beloved artists as Zola Jesus and Blank…
By: Marc Hogan / November 2, 2012

Watch EL-P, Linkin Park, Gaslight Anthem, and the Jacksons Shake Up Late Night

Yesterday was the kind of day you could find veteran MC El-P collaborating with a Jedi-hooded Zola Jesus on one late-night show, and LMFAO spitting…
By: Devon Maloney / June 28, 2012

Why Lana Del Rey, Cults, and More Indie Heartachers Lurk in the Shadows of ‘Twin Peaks’

"There was something a bit wrong about the bands we were playing with," says Jimmy Lee, guitarist for Trailer Trash Tracys, four hazy London dream-catcher…
By: Christopher R. Weingarten / April 27, 2012

Best of SXSW 2012, Wednesday: Fiona Apple, Zola Jesus, High on Fire

Fiona Apple: There's always talk of how much Lady Gaga borrows from Madonna, but her secret soul sister has always been fellow piano pounder Fiona…
By: SPIN Staff / March 15, 2012
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