A conversation about independent music and how artists and fans are working with new digital technologies to rebuild DIY music culture, with Zola Jesus and Chal Ravens.
The American musician Nika Roza Danilova has been recording and performing as Zola Jesus for over a decade, releasing five solo albums of dark, industrial-influenced pop and a suite of string interpretations of her work. In 2017 she moved back to the Wisconsin woods where she grew up and in recent years has focused on building her fan community through Patreon, where she offers access to new songs, mixes, reading lists and more.Website
Chal Ravens is a British music journalist whose bylines have appeared in The Wire, Pitchfork, The Face and Crack Magazine. She is also the host of Relevant Parties, a podcast about independent music labels.Twitter
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