The 101 Best Albums of the 2010s

Why now? Because — and there's no reason to ignore the elephant in the room: SPIN stewardship has changed hands many, many times since we made…
SPIN Staff / June 30, 2020

Arca Composes Start-Up Sound for Sega Genesis Console Remake

Venezuelan-American producer Arca is behind the start-up sound for the new Mega Sg console. Designed by the video game hardware company Analogue, the device represents…
Rob Arcand / March 16, 2019

Arca – “Fetiche”

Arca returns with a new 11-minute video that is as strange and mesmerizing as the experimental dance track accompanying it. The clip for "Fetiche," directed…
Israel Daramola / April 11, 2018

Video: Bjork – “Arisen My Senses”

Björk has released a new video for "Arisen My Senses," a song off of her tenth studio album Utopia. The clip features Björk and Arca emerging from…
Arielle Gordon / December 18, 2017

Björk Announces Utopia Release Date, Shares Cover Art

Ethereal Icelandic goddess Björk has shared the cover art and release date for her highly anticipated upcoming album, Utopia. Out on November 24, her new album features…
Arielle Gordon / October 31, 2017

Björk’s New Album Out This November

Björk has finally announced a release month for her new album. Following rumors of an announcement "coming soon" for the self-described "Tinder album," the upcoming…
Rob Arcand / September 9, 2017

Bjork on Her New Record: “It’s Like My Tinder Album”

Yesterday, Bjork gave word of an imminent new record through a short statement on her Instagram, saying the as-yet untitled album would be "coming out very…
Dale Eisinger / August 3, 2017

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
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