In a new weekly roundup, Glide drops caustic commentary on selected tracks from release day Friday. Martin Courtney – “Sailboat” Coming off the slight pastoral flicker of his solo debut,
Versions sounds both familiar and new, both surprising and self-evident; the songs here aren’t rebuilt from scratch so much as refined, clarified, crystallized. Only time will tell whether Versions is the end of the first chapter of the Zola Jesus discography or the beginning of the second, but it’s a worthwhile and fascinating effort in either case.
It was a beautiful ending to a day full of amazing music, fantastic performances and an enthusiastic audience that was there to fall in love with these musicians.
Photos from Day 3 (Sunday, May 27) of the Sasquatch! Music Festival at the Gorge Amphitheatre in Quincy, WA. All photos by Joan Bowlen.Bands included: Hospitality (@hospitalityband), Here We Go Magic (@herewegomagic), Gardens & Villa (@gardensandvilla), The War On Drugs (@warondrugsjams), Deer Tick (@deertickmusic), Wild Flag (@wildflagmusic), The Walkmen (@TheWalkmen), Zola Jesus (@ZOLAJESUS)
It’s surprising, and quite rare indeed, when a performer is younger than the average age of the audience in attendance; however, 22 year-old Niki Roza Danilova, better known as Zola Jesus, drew such a crowd to her performance at the historic Great American Music Hall in San Francisco last night.
Zola Jesus reveals a new track “Seekir” off the forthcoming album Conatus, out October 4 on Sacred Bones Records. Stream the track below: Zola Jesus – Seekir by sacredbones Daytrotter