Arca

The 50 Best Albums of 2017 So Far

It's safe to say none of us will be nostalgic for the first six months of 2017. Rarely has the national and global situation felt…
SPIN Staff / June 5, 2017

Video: Arca – “Desafío”

Days after releasing his exceptional self-titled album, Arca has dropped the video for the project's revelatory centerpiece "Desafío." The bleak video shows the Venezuelan producer, bruised…
Brian Josephs / April 10, 2017

Arca’s Sweeping Self-Titled Album Is Now Available for Streaming

Arca's self-titled third full-length marks a major development in his short and intriguing career: It's the first record to feature raw, untreated vocals from the shapeshifting…
Andy Cush / April 7, 2017

Review: Arca’s Self-Titled Album Is His Most Engaging, Emotionally Draining, and Confrontational Record Yet

While Alejandro Ghersi already had amassed production credits ranging from FKA twigs and Kelela to Kanye by the time he turned 25, it was his…
Andy Beta / April 6, 2017

New Music: Arca – “Saunter”

Arca's new self-titled album is out April 7, and we've already heard "Piel," "Anoche," and "Reverie."  Today comes a fourth and presumably final advance track, "Saunter,"
Anna Gaca / March 24, 2017

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
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