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Arca’s Mutant;Faith Was A Captivating, Challenging Display Of Experimentation

"Performance art" can be a dirty word. "Pretentious" and "impenetrable" are terms that may come to mind. But what about performance art by one of…
Connor Duffey | September 30, 2019 - 11:20 am

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Premature Evaluation: Björk Utopia

Björk has already been to hell. Her 2015 album, Vulnicura, was a raw portrait of grief, written and recorded in the months after she and…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | November 20, 2017 - 10:20 am


The 50 Best Albums Of 2017 So Far

Lizzy Goodman’s new book, Meet Me In The Bathroom, documents an era in rock music that many of us remember well. It uses oral history…
Stereogum | June 6, 2017 - 11:00 am

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Arca Talks New Album KiCk i Featuring Björk And Rosalía

The last time we heard from Arca was just a couple weeks ago, when she released the mammoth 62-minute single "@@@@@," a companion of sorts…
Ryan Leas | March 9, 2020 - 7:30 pm

Arca – “@@@@@”

It's been a bit since we've gotten proper new music from Arca, but now we're getting a whole lot of it. Today, the experimental producer…
James Rettig | February 19, 2020 - 2:08 pm

Frank Ocean – “Little Demon (Arca Remix)” (Feat. Skepta)

For the last couple weeks, Frank Ocean fans have been on high alert. Ocean has dropped two new tracks, "DHL" and "In My Room," and…
James Rettig | November 4, 2019 - 9:24 am

Frank Ocean’s PrEP+ Club Night Returning With All-Queer Lineup

Just one week ago, Frank Ocean made headlines for hosting what ended up being a controversial club night, called PrEP+. But on Thursday (Oct. 24),…
Stephen Daw / Billboard | October 24, 2019 - 2:50 pm

Hear Arca’s Bootup Music For Mega Sg, A New Video Game Console Emulating The Sega Genesis

Superstar Venezuelan producer Arca recently wrote a short op-ed for Interview entitled "My 2,500 Hours Playing Guild Wars," in which the artist called for greater…
Connor Duffey | March 15, 2019 - 11:11 am

Red Dead Redemption 2 Soundtrack Includes New Music From D’Angelo, Willie Nelson, Nas, Arca, Josh Homme, & More

Earlier this week, what sounded like a new D'Angelo song appeared online, plucked from the wildly popular new video game Red Dead Redemption 2. Today…
Chris DeVille | October 31, 2018 - 10:48 am

Arca Designs $6450 BDSM Headphones

Arca is no stranger to high fashion, fetish gear, or, of course, music. And now, as Pitchfork points out, the Venezuelan experimental producer has combined…
Peter Helman | May 9, 2018 - 5:04 pm

Arca – “Fetiche”

Arca had a good 2017. Exactly one year and three days ago, the Venezuelan producer released his fractured, beautiful self-titled album. And then, seven months…
Peter Helman | April 10, 2018 - 7:13 pm

Björk Addresses Fans Who Are Upset That Arca Is In Her New Video

Björk's 2017 release, Utopia, opens with an epic song called "Arisen My Senses," and just yesterday we were treated to a video for it. Jesse…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | December 19, 2017 - 11:30 am

Björk – “Arisen My Senses” Video (Feat. Arca)

Björk released her new album Utopia last month, and she's already made lush, surreal videos for the album tracks "The Gate," "Blissing Me," and "Utopia."
Tom Breihan | December 18, 2017 - 9:34 am

Stream Björk Utopia

Utopia is Björk's proverbial light at the end of the tunnel. Having plumbed the depths of sorrow on 2015's Vulnicura, on her new LP she…
Chris DeVille | November 24, 2017 - 12:00 am

Wench – “Sick” & “Elmo” Videos

A couple years ago, Arca and Hood By Air's Shayne Oliver unveiled their new collaboration Wench. The project's been pretty quiet since then, but today…
James Rettig | September 12, 2017 - 2:08 pm

Björk On New LP: “This Is Like My Tinder Album”

Yesterday, Björk launched a pre-order for her new album -- the follow-up to 2015's Vulnicura -- with the promise that it was "coming out very…
James Rettig | August 3, 2017 - 11:51 am
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