Zola Jesus: Okovi – Additions [Album Review]

Zola Jesus Okovi: Additions Sacred Bones Records [2018] Who: Nika Roza Danilova, back for seconds after last year’s release. Sound: Goth-pop with deep, soulful vocals. TFN Final Take: Okovi: Additions is a companion to last year’s LP, Okovi. Additions has four new tracks and four reimagined songs from its predecessor. Of the previously unreleased work, … Read more

Zola Jesus: Taiga [Album Review]

Zola Jesus Taiga Mute Records [2014] Fire Note Says: Zola Jesus’s fifth studio album continues the trend of a career of strong output. Album Review: Zola Jesus makes pop music for people who like to think. For people who like for their pop to have a sharp serrated edge to it. In that sense Zola … Read more

Zola Jesus Reveals Artwork, Announces Live Dates, New Single

Zola Jesus has revealed more details, including cover art and tracklisting for her forthcoming album, Taiga, out October 7th, 2014 on Mute. Select US performances begin in San Francisco on October 8th, hitting major US cities before she heads to UK & Europe. Tickets go on sale beginning Friday July 18th. You can hear the … Read more

Zola Jesus: Versions [Album Review]

Zola Jesus Versions Sacred Bones Records [2013] Fire Note Says: Zola Jesus makes a bold play with uneven payoff on Versions. Album Review: Zola Jesus’s fourth LP Versions is a collaboration with a string quartet led by J.G. Thirlwell. The album’s concept is to take songs in the Zola Jesus catalog and strip them to … Read more