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

Arca Shares Four New ‘Mutant’ Tracks on BBC Radio 1

Arca's new album Mutant drops next Friday, but the experimental producer stopped by BBC Radio 1 yesterday to share a bunch of new tracks from the…
James Grebey / November 12, 2015

Arca Shares Intimate Video for ‘Vanity’

Arca's latest collection of otherworldly electronic explorations Mutant is out on November 20 and today, the producer born Alejandro Ghersi has shared a video for…
Colin Joyce / November 8, 2015

Arca Shimmies in High-Heeled Go-Go Boots in the ‘EN’ Video

Arca has shared another song — and the track list — from his forthcoming album Mutant (due November 20 via Mute), the follow-up to last…
Harley Brown / October 15, 2015

SPIN Singles Mix: Arca, Dive In, Pity Sex, and More

Welcome to SPIN’s Singles Mix! SPIN staffers have rounded up their favorite, must-hear tracks for your personal playlists. Collecting the finest from Venezuelan super-producers, ambient…
SPIN Staff / September 30, 2015

Arca Shares a Bodily Visual for ‘Soichiro’ Single

Between Arca's work on Yeezus in 2013, his own debut album Xen last year, and his involvement in Björk's Vulnicura earlier this year, Venezuela-born producer…
Colin Joyce / September 29, 2015

SPIN Singles Mix: Arca, Dux Content, Leon Bridges, and More

Welcome to SPIN‘s Singles Mix! SPIN staffers have rounded up their favorite, must-hear tracks for your personal playlists. Collecting the finest from London glitch-pop pros,…
SPIN Staff / June 2, 2015

Arca Banned From Instagram For ‘Vanity’ Single Artwork

Update: Arca's account has been reinstated on Instagram. Here's his first post after getting back on the service: BUT THEN THEY…
Colin Joyce / June 1, 2015

Arca’s New ‘Sad Bitch’ Video is a Trypophobic’s Worst Nightmare

Arca and his frequent collaborator, digital artist Jesse Kanda, have a knack for making intriguing, somewhat creepy music videos. Their latest — for the Xen cut "Sad Bitch"
James Grebey / April 16, 2015

Watch Kelela Get Animated in Her Stark New Video For ‘A Message’

In her new video for the Arca-produced single "A Message," Kelela glimmers in a dark room as she lets her world-weary voice and eye-locking stare…
Brennan Carley / March 3, 2015

Arca Releases Eerie Score for the Hood By Air Fashion Show

Recently announced Vulnicura producer Arca recently scored a Hood By Air fashion show for Pitti Uomo 87 in Florence, Italy, and today, he released that original music as a free download.
James Grebey / January 15, 2015
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