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The director Grant Singer came very, very close to topping this list for the second week in a row, an unprecedented feat and a clear sign that Singer is ready to bang with the Nabils and the Hiro Murais of the world. But then (spoiler alert) Kanye West had to come along with his adorable… More »

There’s a building on the Upper East Side of Manhattan, between 66th and 67th, called the Park Avenue Armory. Though anomalies aren’t uncommon in New York, the Armory comes off as a more extreme paradox than most — nestled near Central Park and amongst some of the most expensive real estate in the world, you’re… More »

If you perform with a giant light-up mouse helmet on your head, chances are you understand how to grab people’s attention. Whether Twitter-feuding with Arcade Fire, describing a rival DJ/producer as “McDonald’s,” or admitting that entertainers like himself mostly just press play on stage, Joel Thomas Zimmerman has repeatedly proven to be a natural bor… More »

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Zola Jesus – “Nail” Video

Zola Jesus is still pumping out videos for songs off her latest album, Taiga, which came out last October. The last one we got wa…
James Rettig | 10:13 am

Watch David Byrne, St. Vincent, Dev Hynes, Ad Rock, & More Debut Original Color Guard Soundtracks In Toronto

David Byrne's Contemporary Color color guard project features original compositions from artists like St. Vincent, Dev Hynes, How To Dress Well, and Ad Rock. The…
Caitlin White | June 23, 2015 - 3:26 pm
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Karen O, Sky Ferreira, Duran Duran, And A Dozen More Artists Paid Tribute To David Lynch (And Die Antwoord Heckled The Whole Time)

Amongst the shabby, shuttered vaudeville theaters that line Broadway in Los Angeles, the Theatre at Ace Hotel burns bright. A line stretched from the theater…
Molly Bergen | April 2, 2015 - 11:05 am
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Jim James, Karen O, Wayne Coyne, Sky Ferreira, Twin Peaks To Play David Lynch Tribute Concert

On April 1st, the Ace Hotel in Los Angeles will host a celebratory concert to commemorate the 10th Anniversary of the David Lynch Foundation. The…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | February 10, 2015 - 7:12 pm

Zola Jesus – “Compass”

Zola Jesus is about to release "Hunger," a song from her 2014 album Taiga, as a single, and she's got a new song that'll serve…
Tom Breihan | February 5, 2015 - 11:16 am
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Zola Jesus – “Hunger” Video

Fresh off of playing outside in the snow, Zola Jesus has shared the video for "Hunger," a track off of her shoot-for-the-mainstream record Taiga. The…
James Rettig | January 28, 2015 - 11:25 am

Watch Zola Jesus Sing “Nail” Outside In A Blizzard

Last night, Winter Storm Juno rolled through and paralyzed much of the northeast, even though it looks like most of you only got a few…
Tom Breihan | January 27, 2015 - 9:36 am
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Zola Jesus – “Go (Blank Sea) (Diplo Remix)”

You know Zola Jesus is really serious about this whole shooting-for-pop-stardom thing when she gets herself a Diplo remix. Diplo has just reworked "Go (Blank
Tom Breihan | October 16, 2014 - 10:48 am
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Run The Jewels’ Meow The Jewels Campaign Enlists Geoff Barrow, Zola Jesus, Baauer, & Boots

One of Run The Jewels' many joke deluxe editions for their upcoming sophomore album is Meow The Jewels, a recreation of the new record using…
James Rettig | October 8, 2014 - 9:49 pm
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Stream Zola Jesus Taiga

On her new album Taiga, the former noise-goth queen Zola Jesus moves completely into the light, delivering an LP’s worth of music that welcomes way…
Tom Breihan | September 29, 2014 - 1:52 pm

Zola Jesus – “Go (Blank Sea)”

Zola Jesus has a new album called Taiga coming out next month, and from everything we're hearing, it continues her move away from operatic noise-goth…
Tom Breihan | September 17, 2014 - 2:51 pm
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Zola Jesus – “Dangerous Days (The Juan Maclean Remix)” (Stereogum Premiere)

Nika Danilova -- better known as Zola Jesus -- gave fans a massive introduction to her new album Taiga with "Dangerous Days." That single came…
Miles Bowe | September 3, 2014 - 11:35 am

Zola Jesus – “Dangerous Days” Video

Zola Jesus returns this fall with the new album Taiga, and its first single, "Dangerous Days," is a sweeping and beautiful piece of starry-eyed synthpo…
Tom Breihan | August 28, 2014 - 10:26 am
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Zola Jesus – “Dangerous Days (Maps Remix)”

Over a month ago, we heard "Dangerous Days," the first single from Zola Jesus' upcoming LP Taiga. It'd be hard to top the pure anthemic…
Peter Helman | August 11, 2014 - 12:37 pm
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The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

The challenge in compiling the 5 Best Songs Of The Week isn't determining which songs deserve to be included and which don't, it's determining which…
Stereogum | June 27, 2014 - 4:27 pm
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Zola Jesus – “Dangerous Days”

We knew something from Zola Jesus was on the way since the artist teased us all with the trailer for her new album, Taiga, and…
Miles Bowe | June 23, 2014 - 11:07 am
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Watch A Trailer For Zola Jesus’ New Album Taiga

Zola Jesus has announced the follow-up to 2011's Conatus (not counting Versions, the orchestral reworkings collection she released in 2013). It's called Taiga, and it'…
Chris DeVille | June 18, 2014 - 12:58 pm
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