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  • She first garnered notice as an upstart while in college in Madison, Wisc., and the past couple of years have been kind to a pair of striking EPs and "Conatus," a full-length album from 2011 that tethers her deep, throaty voice to a skulking, electronic-rock sound.

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  • Among the funds attending was Conatus Capital Management, with $2.5 billion under management.

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  • _Conatus ad Delineationem naturalem nonnihil perfectiorem Scarabæi

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  • Zola Jesus is a Russian-American sphinx with a piercing wail and heavy, electro-industrial melodiousness; her 2011 album, "Conatus" Sacred Bones, landed like a heavier screed from Siouxie Sioux.

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  • She has spoken of putting herself through a "personal ritual of self-martyrdom", a ritual that peaked during the recording of Conatus.

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  • Her third album, September's Conatus, ratcheted up the grandiosity further, with her pipes likened to those of Florence Welch.

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  • In college, she studied philosophy, though this interest has extended well beyond academia: The title of her new album, Conatus, refers to a philosophical idea that describes the natural desire of living beings to continue their self-development.

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  • Launching her new album, Conatus, under her Zola Jesus moniker, the 22-year-old from

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  • Her new album, "Conatus" Sacred Bones, expands her sound a bit: It adds live drums, a violin, more powerful and complicated rhythm tracks.

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  • Zola Jesus' new album, Conatus finds Nika Danilova, a.k.a.

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