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Straight To Video

The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

Their new video is not on this week's list, but I'd just like to include a special open letter to the Chainsmokers and Kelsea Ballerini:…
Tom Breihan | November 16, 2018 - 3:40 pm

2017 In Review

The 50 Best Music Videos Of 2017

In this space in past years, I've usually written about which music-video directors had the best years. It's a variation of the auteur theory, as…
Tom Breihan | December 18, 2017 - 11:23 am

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Watch Zola Jesus Cover Black Sabbath’s “Changes”

"Changes" represented a drastic change for Black Sabbath. On their 1972 album Vol. 4, the metal inventors briefly halted their bottomless doom-crunch for a moment…
Tom Breihan | August 5, 2019 - 9:57 am

Randall Dunn – “A True Home” (Feat. Zola Jesus) Video

Producer Randall Dunn has worked with metal and indie acts like Sunn O))), Wolves In The Throne Room, Anna Von Hausswolff, and Marissa Nadler, and…
Peter Helman | November 13, 2018 - 10:58 am

Stream Zola Jesus’ EP Of Johnny Jewel Remixes

Zola Jesus and Johnny Jewel are a match made in swirling, atmospheric goth heaven. Jewel is the man behind Chromatics, Glass Candy, and a whole…
Tom Breihan | October 12, 2018 - 9:30 am

Zedd & Maren Morris – “The Middle (Zola Jesus Remix)”

Zedd and Maren Morris' "The Middle" has become a welcome grocery store aisle music respite, and today the hit song has gotten a remix courtesy…
James Rettig | October 4, 2018 - 2:45 pm

Zola Jesus – “Ash To Bone (Johnny Jewel Remix)” Video

Johnny Jewel remixed Zola Jesus' "Ash To Bone," off of her 2017 release Okovi, which made it onto our 50 Best Albums list. The duo…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | April 3, 2018 - 9:34 am

Blanck Mass – “Please (Zola Jesus Remix)”

Last year, Fuck Buttons' Ben Power released his latest Blanck Mass album, World Eater. It found Power moving the project forward, leaping from its noise…
Ryan Leas | March 16, 2018 - 1:20 pm

Alice Glass – “Stillbirth (Zola Jesus Remix)”

Earlier this week, Zola Jesus shared the new track "Bound" and announced the impending release of her companion-piece album Okovi: Additions. She also announced that…
Tom Breihan | February 23, 2018 - 9:47 am

Zola Jesus – “Bound”

We were big fans of Zola Jesus' 2017 release Okovi -- like, so big that we called it one of the year's best albums and…
Chris DeVille | February 21, 2018 - 1:02 pm

2017 In Review

The 50 Best Albums Of 2017

We made it! Well, we mostly made it. The world could well end in the next 25 days. But we've made it through 11 months…
Stereogum | December 5, 2017 - 11:00 am

Straight To Video

The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

Taylor Swift's "...Ready For It?" is a pretty bad video, and it's not even bad in the ways that you would expect a Taylor Swift…
Tom Breihan | October 27, 2017 - 12:36 pm

Zola Jesus – “Siphon” Video

Last month, Zola Jesus was in Upstate New York to play a stunning headlining set at the Basilica Sound Festival. (I interviewed her there.) While…
Tom Breihan | October 24, 2017 - 10:18 am


Q&A: Zola Jesus On Living In The Wilderness, Making Bangers, And Learning To Let Go

There may be better places to see Zola Jesus than a desiccated upstate New York factory full of intense-looking art-goths, but there probably are not…
Tom Breihan | September 19, 2017 - 9:25 am
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