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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

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

More Zola Jesus stories

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

Interview

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

Album Of The Week

Album Of The Week: Zola Jesus Okovi

Seven or eight years ago, I saw Nika Roza Danilova lift a mace over her head in a Chicago bar, and the image has stayed…
Tom Breihan | September 5, 2017 - 10:58 am

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

The world moves on, another week, another column. Yes, friends, as we head into Labor Day Weekend, we present to you our latest edition of…
Stereogum | September 1, 2017 - 3:44 pm

Zola Jesus – “Siphon”

Zola Jesus' upcoming album Okovi was recorded in the midst of personal tragedy, and "Exhumed" and "Soak," the two songs we've heard from it so…
Peter Helman | August 29, 2017 - 10:11 am

Zola Jesus – “Exhumed” Video

Zola Jesus, who will be releasing her album Okovi in September, announced it by sharing the cinematic single "Exhumed." Today, we get to see the…
Margaret Farrell | August 3, 2017 - 10:05 am

Stereogum Sessions

Watch Zola Jesus Debut New Songs “Siphon” & “Doma” In A Solo Piano Stereogum Session

Zola Jesus was the latest musician to perform a Stereogum Session at our New York offices today. Her solo piano performance began with the debut…
Chris DeVille | August 1, 2017 - 2:04 pm
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