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Zola Jesus on New Album, Taiga: “I Had to Overcome a Lot of Fear”

The 25-year-old singer says why her fourth LP feels like her first When artists stop by the office to share music, we almost always ask them to take a “FADER Selfie” for our Instagram. Nika … read more »

POSTED July 3, 2014 5:29PM IN MUSIC INTERVIEWS 0 Comments TAGS: ,
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Listen to Zola Jesus’ Huge-Sounding “Dangerous Days”

Last week, Nika Roza Danilova teased Taiga, her new full-length as Zola Jesus, with a short trailer. Today, you can stream that record’s first single, “Dangerous Days,” a pretty huge-sounding pop song that’s—predictably—a nice showcase … read more »

POSTED June 23, 2014 11:47AM IN MP3 / STREAMS Comments (2) TAGS: ,
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Watch a Trailer for the New Zola Jesus Album, Taiga

Last we checked in with Zola Jesus was when she and J.G. Thirlwell were releasing orchestral-minded Versions of her stone-faced pop songs and performing them live in old Brooklyn churches. Today the singer/songwriter shares a … read more »

POSTED June 18, 2014 2:33PM IN MUSIC NEWS TAGS: ,
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Live: Zola Jesus at Brooklyn Cathedral for Wordless Music Series

One thing you probably know about Nika Roza Danilova, better known as Zola Jesus, is that her voice is big. Whether it’s a dissonant cover of a Jefferson Airplane song, the intro track on M83’s … read more »

POSTED September 16, 2013 1:51PM IN MUSIC TAGS: ,

Zola Jesus Covers Rihanna’s “Diamonds”

A gift from Zola Jesus to all of us listening to Rihanna’s incredible new single who are not on the 777 tour. Shine bright like a diamond! They should duet this. This is great. Stream: … read more »

POSTED November 15, 2012 11:09PM IN MP3 / STREAMS Comments (3) TAGS: ,
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Video: Zola Jesus, “Seekir”

Remember when the Backstreet Boys went through that Wicca phase in the mid 90’s, and they were all about their communal séances as a means to practice killer dance moves? That’s because it never happened. … read more »

POSTED July 9, 2012 2:00PM IN MUSIC VIDEO TAGS: , , ,

Interview: Zola Jesus and The-Dream at vitaminwater uncapped

The Los Angeles installment of vitaminwater’s 2012 uncapped series jumped off in a major way, headlined by FADER favorites Zola Jesus, The-Dream and Rick Ross, along with a special surprise appearance from Ross’s newest signee, … read more »

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Live: Rick Ross, The-Dream and Zola Jesus at vitaminwater uncapped LA

FADER and vitaminwater’s uncapped performance series kicked off last night at LA’s American Legion Post 43, an active legion hall in Hollywood with high, arched ceilings that’s rarely open to the public. DJ Brenmar warmed … read more »

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Boy Friend, “The Lair (Alex DeGroot Remix)” MP3

Alex DeGroot, an engineer and member of Zola Jesus, has remixed “The Lair” off Austin duo Boy Friend’s debut LP. Before, under a shroud of reverb, the chorus felt one impatient glance away from calling … read more »

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Striking a Chord: Eight New Musicians Look at the Wide Influence of Philip Glass

TYONDAI BRAXTON: Figures like Philip Glass helped to tie classical culture to the modern age. The connection he made was profound and helped usher in a new way of looking at music of hundreds of … read more »

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