When it comes to dark sounds, nobody holds the torch higher than Zola Jesus. The diminutive ice queen has established herself as a versatile experimentalist, moving beyond her lo-fi industrialized beginnings into realms of cold, moving beauty. After the success of her last LP Stridulum II, she’s once more pricking ears with ‘Vessel’, the first preview we’ve been given of her upcoming Conatus LP, due out October 4th on the great Sacred Bones. Bring a taste of autumn leaves and chill winds into your summer; listen below.
Published June 30, 2011.