Sunday, December 27, 2009

"Phases : Three" among Zola Jesus 2009 Favorites


22 Dec 2009

After dropping two fine singles last year, Danilova kicked off 2009 by releasing the excellent Tsar Bomba EP, followed by the New Amsterdam CD-R and finally, her much anticipated debut album The Spoils this summer. Good year for Zola Jesus.
Here's a list of her favorite releases from 2009.

In no particular order:
COUM Transmissions: The Sound Of Porridge Bubbling [Dais]
Le Syndicat: Timespace Losses [Monochrome Vision]
Macronympha: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania [Trash Ritual]
Various Artists: Pundartugg [Styggelse]
Factums: Flowers [Sacred Bones]
Sewer Goddess: Sewer Goddess [Baseborn]
Fever Ray: Fever Ray [Rabid Records]
Mauthausen Orchestra: they never learn [Trash Ritual]
Bloodyminded: Phases:Three [Rococo]
Grey Wolves: Judgement [Hospital Productions]
Naked on the Vague: Chitty Chat 7" [Sacred Bones]