Arca

New Music: Arca – “Reverie”

In advance of his self-titled third album, the singular electronic composer and producer Arca has shared "Reverie," a new song and accompanying video. The track…
Andy Cush / March 16, 2017

Video: Arca – “Anoche”

Five years since the project's inception, it feels strange that we've heard so little of the voice behind Arca. The project of Venezuelan producer Alejandro…
Rob Arcand / February 24, 2017

New Music: Arca Shares “Piel,” Announces Self-Titled Album Out in April

Arca has announced a new self-titled album, the followup to 2015's Mutants and last year's Entrañas EP. Arca, the first XL Recordings release for the slippery electronic music composer and producer,…
Andy Cush / February 22, 2017

Hear Adult Swim’s New NOISE Compilation, Featuring Pharmakon, Arca, Prurient, and More

Today, Adult Swim shares NOISE, a new compilation of experimental music with a stacked roster of contributors. Though the title and blacked-out cover art might convey the…
Andy Cush / December 20, 2016

New Music: clipping. – “Body for the Pile” ft. SICKNESS

On December 20, Adult Swim will release a new, free compilation called NOISE on their label Williams Street. Today, they have released "Body For The…
Sadie Bell / December 15, 2016

Arca Shares 14-Track ‘Entrañas’ Mixtape on Independence Day

Arca delivered one of the the bigger non-NBA surprises on Independence Day. The Venezuelan electronic enigma dropped a new project entitled Entrañas on his SoundCloud. The 14-track mixtape is his…
Brian Josephs / July 5, 2016

Dean Blunt: A Primer on the Shapeshifter’s Uncompromising Art

It's a Thursday night in March, I'm at Bushwick DIY stronghold Market Hotel, and the thermostat is set to 80 degrees; the space is so saturated with…
Harley Brown / March 21, 2016

Arca Announces New Album, ‘Reverie,’ and Shares Short Teaser

Moody, experimental electronic composer Arca has announced that he's got a new album coming out. "I'm almost done with a new album titled Reverie and…
James Grebey / February 28, 2016

Arca Posts a Hair-Raising New Track, ‘Urchin’

Venezuelan destroyer of noise worlds Arca continues to give presents this holiday season in the form of one-off tracks he's been posting to his SoundCloud:…
Harley Brown / December 30, 2015

SPIN’s Best #LongReads of 2015

A manic-depressive punk who still believes in the redemptive powers of rock'n'roll and refuses to compromise his vision. A young R&B star climbing the ranks…
SPIN Staff / December 24, 2015

Arca Shares Icy New Track, ‘Monstruosidad’

Though he very recently released 2015's Mutant, Venezuelan producer Alejandro Ghersi, aka Arca, has shared a brand-new track called "Monstruosidad." Consisting entirely of metallic, swaying soundscapes,…
Rachel Brodsky / December 22, 2015

The 25 Best Music Videos of 2015

Whether you were Asleep in the Deep or busy practicing your Dope Walk, we're betting that you carved out time this year to watch some…
SPIN Staff / December 10, 2015

Trend of the Year: Arca and Rabit’s Mutant Noise Takes the Power Back

In an abandoned bank vault in Manhattan's financial district back in May, Björk took the stage — in secret — for a DJ set. Face…
Colin Joyce / December 3, 2015

Arca’s Sensuous ‘Front Load’ Video Is Very, Very NSFW

Venezuelan producer Alejandro Ghersi releases his second full-length of notional electronic compositions Mutant today and to celebrate he's shared a video for "Front Load" that…
Colin Joyce / November 20, 2015

Review: Arca Explores the Sexuality of Electronic Abstractions on ‘Mutant’

At the peak of every Arca live show, the Venezuelan producer born Alejandro Ghersi interrupts his otherwise mute meditations with a scream: "It's too much…
Colin Joyce / November 19, 2015
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