Nika Roza Danilova aka Zola Jesus released a new LP Arhkon, which might be her best to date. A true piece of modern art and an exciting audiovisual journey, filled with big, anthemic choruses.
It is very complete and is best experienced as a whole — each song naturally flows into another, and the soundscapes created stay in your head for a long time after it is finished.
Vocals are in the spotlight on Arkhon, and you can’t help but admire the work that Zola Jesus has done here, as she is one of the best vocalists nowadays. The hooks are super strong and combined with the dark, abstract lyrics they are creating the basis for this record, with the stunning variety of sounds of piano, violin, cello, viola and modular synthesizers completing it perfectly. A fantastic soundtrack to our turbulent and unstable reality.