News / 04.01.24

City Girls’ JT teases collaboration with Arca

The City Girls rapper hinted to a potential collaboration after sharing a snippet of a new track seemingly produced by the former Crack Magazine cover star to social media

News / 28.09.23

Arca is looking for personal assistants

Prospective candidates must be “based in Barcelona”, be “fluent in both English and Spanish” and be “responsible, organised, diligent and reliable”

News / 24.04.23

Arca shares new Albert Moya-directed video for Ritual

The track featured as bonus material on Arca’s ‘Kick’ compilation

News / 01.03.23

Shygirl to release Nymph deluxe edition featuring Björk, Tinashe and Eartheater

Slated for release in April, ‘Nymph_o’ leads with a new version of track ‘Heaven’ featuring Tinashe. Listen here

News / 09.12.22

Arca releases fan-voted Kick compilation featuring bonus and unreleased tracks

The new compilation, out now via XL Recordings, collates fan favourites from the artist’s five-album series, ‘Kick’

FKA twigs © Justin French
News / 28.09.22

FKA twigs, Arca and Venus X join Musicians for Palestine

The Musicians for Palestine pledge calls on their peers to sign the letter “refusing to perform at Israeli complicit cultural institutions”

Sónar Lisboa 2022: Cutting-edge electronics paired with the city’s historical grandeur

Sónar doubles down on its firm commitment to innovation with its first-ever Lisbon edition

News / 06.04.22

Arca has been recreated as a Bratz doll

The brand has previously also shared doll versions of SOPHIE, Charli XCX, Doja Cat and Rina Sawayama

News / 19.01.22

Arca has remixed Laurie Anderson’s 1982 track Big Science

The new 10-minute remix, out today (19 January), was produced by Arca in her home studio in Barcelona

Arca: KICK ii, KicK iii, kick iiii, kiCK iiiii review

With this genre-defying anthology, Arca reaches into the mystical folklore of her Venezuelan heritage to design a non-binary future

News / 31.12.21

New Arca artwork to be broadcast on billboards worldwide on New Year’s Day

The ‘KICK’ artist’s latest work, dubbed ‘Untitled’, was created using AI. It’ll be shown on a global network of screens in London, Milan, New York, Seoul and Tokyo on New Year’s Day and throughout January

News / 17.12.21

FKA twigs and The Weeknd release video for new single Tears in the Club

‘Tears in the Club’ was co-produced by Arca, Cirkut, and El Guincho

News / 03.12.21

Arca releases new album kiCK iiiii, featuring Ryuichi Sakamoto

It’s the final instalment in the former Crack Magazine cover star’s ‘Kick’ album series

News / 19.11.21

Arca unveils new album kick iiii

The record, which features Oliver Coates and Planningtorock, will be released next month along with two other previously announced albums

News / 09.11.21

Arca announces new album KicK iii, shares lead single Electra Rex

The 12-track LP, which was unveiled today (9 November), is slated for release on 3 December

News / 03.11.21

Arca’s new video features two songs from her forthcoming album KICK ii

Watch the new ‘Prada / Rakata’ visual now

News / 04.10.21

Arca announces new album KICK ii

Alejandra Ghersi Rodriguez will release her next album on 3 December via XL Recordings

News / 09.09.21

Arca and Weirdcore have collaborated on a new film

Italian festival C2C is behind the new short film, which was shot during an event in Ibiza earlier this summer

News / 10.08.21

Arca to appear on Lady Gaga’s Chromatica remix album

“Y’all are gonna gag”

The Weeknd Arca
News / 02.08.21

The Weeknd wants to work with Arca

Arca has since responded online

News / 24.06.21

New Bottega Veneta digital journal features original music from Arca

A selection of unreleased Arca pieces are premiering via the luxury brand’s Issue 02 zine

Dior Cruise 2022
News / 23.06.21

Arca and Oliver Coates worked on Dior’s Cruise 2022 runway soundtrack

Models walked to orchestral arrangements of Arca’s No Queda Nada and Wound

News / 12.04.21

Arca mints first NFT Rorscharch;KiCk

The artist’s been discussing the pros and cons of digital art and the NFT hype…

News / 09.04.21

NTS Radio enlists Arca, Amaarae and Mica Levi for 10th anniversary celebrations

The London-founded station has tapped 10 special guest curators for a week of birthday broadcasts….

News / 08.04.21

Deftones to release remixes from Arca and Telefon Tel Aviv on Record Store Day

Arca takes on Feiticeira, while Telefon Tel Aviv tackles Digital Bath. Deftones are releasing a…

News / 22.01.21

Arca releases new project Madre

The four-track project features a collaboration with London-based cellist Oliver Coates

Action / 03.08.20

Arca, Jessie Ware and more sign open letter pledging to combat racism

Over 700 music industry figures have signed the letter. Figures from across the music industry,…


Arca – KiCk i

Arca’s latest is a love letter to queer Latinx clubkids

News / 17.06.20

Arca shares new single Mequetrefe

The latest single from her upcoming album KiCk i. Arca has released a new single,…

News / 20.05.20

Rosalía, Björk and SOPHIE all feature on Arca’s new album

Arca’s fourth album is shaping up to be another landmark release

do it
News / 14.05.20

Arca, FKA twigs, Kelsey Lu and more contribute to global art exhibition do it (around the world)

do it (around the world) is encouraging people to make art in their homes. Arca,…

News / 30.04.20

Arca shares new single Nonbinary

Watch Arca’s new video now. Arca has shared the first single from her new album…

News / 13.03.20

Arca postpones North American tour due to coronavirus

Arca’s tour was set to kick off in NY on 25 April and end in LA on 15 May.

News / 09.03.20

Arca announces fourth album KiCk i

Björk and Rosalía appear on the LP, too

News / 19.02.20

Arca releases 62-minute track @@@@@

The single premiered via her NTS collaboration Diva Experimental FM

News / 19.02.20

Arca to share new music on NTS today

Diva Experimental FM: @@@@@ will be premiered on the station

Arca Burberry
News / 17.02.20

Arca soundtracked Burberry’s AW20 runway show

The former Crack Magazine cover star was on the decks for the British fashion house’s latest catwalk collection

rewire 2020
News / 22.01.20

SOPHIE, Arca, Beatrice Dillon join Rewire 2020 line-up

Rewire 2020 takes place 3-5 April in The Hague

News / 16.01.20

The Chemical Brothers, Arca, Dave and more announced for Sónar 2020

The Barcelona festival takes place from 18-20 June

Bjork © Santiago Felipe

Björk’s Cornucopia live show paints a multi-sensory picture of a brave new world

A report from the Cornucopia live show’s stop at London’s O2 Arena

Frank Ocean, Arca, Skepta
News / 04.11.19

Frank Ocean enlists Arca and Skepta for new track Little Demon

Arca’s remix of the track premiered on blonded RADIO’s latest episode

News / 24.10.19

Frank Ocean enlists Arca and Shyboi to play second PrEP+ club night

Leeon and Papi Juice will also perform at New York’s BASEMENT tonight

Arca FKA twigs
News / 11.09.19

Arca reveals she worked on FKA twigs’ Holy Terrain single

The producer has confirmed the collaboration


Sónar 2019: A vision of the future in Barcelona

With standout shows from Holly Herndon, Arca and Lotic, as well talks from Robert Del Naja and all manner of digital delights, Sónar 2019 was a seamless celebration of music and technology.

The Japanese composer Ryuichi Sakamoto
News / 21.01.19

Ryuichi Sakamoto reveals he became an Arca fan after meeting him at a Björk concert

The composer recalls their first encounter in an interview with Gilles Peterson on Worldwide FM

News / 11.04.18

Arca shares new 11-minute track Fetiche

Accompanied by a video of Prada heels stamping on a bouquet of flowers

The Japanese composer Ryuichi Sakamoto
News / 09.01.18

Ryuichi Sakamoto reveals final tracklist for remix album async remodels

Featuring reworks from Arca, Oneohtrix Point Never, Alva Noto and more

News / 18.12.17

Björk and Arca share ethereal video for Arisen My Senses to WeTransfer

Taken from the Icelandic artist’s album Utopia, the new visual can be viewed now on WeTransfer

Arca: Look Within

Niloufar Haidari sits down with Alejandro Ghersi at his London home for a candid conversation about otherness and transformation

© Andrea Macchia

At Turin’s Club To Club, the avant-garde collides with the popular

From theatrical performances to full-throttle techno and glossy pop, the festival explored the intersection of accessible and groundbreaking acts

News / 11.10.17

Björk has confirmed that Utopia is finally complete

“just having sent the last files to mastering, album ready…!”

The Japanese composer Ryuichi Sakamoto
News / 22.09.17

Ryuichi Sakamoto announces async compilation featuring Arca and Oneohtrix Point Never

The album will include remixes from Yves Tumor, Fennesz and more

against all logic
News / 14.09.17

Crack Magazine to host Main Stage at Club To Club

Nicolas Jaar, Arca, The Black Madonna and a host of Crack favourites will be performing at the Italian festival

Events / 19.05.17

Arca, Nicolas Jaar, Actress and more unveiled for Club To Club Festival

A number of killer acts have been added to the Italian festival’s line-up

Arca unpacks the layers of his persona at The Roundhouse

Perhaps it was the surprise of special guest Mica Levi’s opening DJ set or simply…

News / 10.04.17

Arca unveils new video for Desafío

‘Desafío’ is the third visual directed by regular collaborator Jesse Kanda in support of Arca’s eponymous album

Arca – Arca

Raw and cathartic, Arca finds Ghersi shedding his cluttered production to give his voice space. The result is a blindsiding work of art

News / 24.03.17

Arca releases new track Saunter

It’s also been revealed that the Venezuela-born artist is joining Björk on stage for two festivals

News / 16.03.17

Arca unveils a new video for the track Reverie

In which he’s portrayed as a wounded matador

'Anoche', Arca
News / 24.02.17

Watch Arca’s sublime new video for ‘Anoche’

The experimental producer dances in a room of nude people for his haunting new offering, ‘Anoche’

Arca Bjork
News / 23.02.17

Arca reveals that working with Björk encouraged him to find his voice

“I don’t know if I would’ve ever sung on this record if it weren’t for Bjork,” he claims in an interview with Wolfgang Tillmans

News / 22.02.17

Arca announces self-titled album

Arca is back! The producer just announced a self-titled album to be released via XL…

News / 23.11.16

Rewire announce first names for 2017 edition

Returning for its seventh year, Dutch festival of adventurous and experimental music, Rewire Festival have…

Elysia Crampton:
Tectonic Force

Elysia Crampton’s provocative meditations on landscape and identity form part of a defiantly placeless movement in electronic music

Elysia Crampton Presents: Demon City

Elysia Crampton presents: Demon City feels like a sonic reinterpretation of Bosch’s Dante’s Inferno –…

News / 05.07.16

Arca shares free mixtape featuring Mica Levi and Total Freedom

Arca’s follow up to Mutant is a 14-track mixtape called Entrañas Venezualan producer Arca has…

6 New Videos You Need To See

Black eyes, alternate worlds and an Irish council estate appear in our picks of the most interesting videos about this week

Ash Koosha

Koosha is enticed by technology – it’s the full realisation of his approach, one entirely concerned with the new

Long Reads / 04.04.16

Reclaim the Club

Music critic and Discwoman member Michelle Lhooq discusses the recent debates around the “safe spaces” club policy

Events / 15.03.16

#C2CMLN announces 2016 line-up

Dean Blunt’s Babyfather, Arca, Animal Collective, Powell, Micachu, DJ Marfox and more will appear at…

News / 11.02.16

Arca and Shayne Oliver share Sick

Venezuelan producer Arca and Hood By Air founder Shayne Oliver have released Sick their first song…

Turning Points: Daniel Miller

The man behind pioneering independent label Mute speaks to us about signing Depeche Mode, the Britpop fallout, and what keeps him challenged

Venus X

The tastemaking DJ redefines goth through her GHE20G0TH1K brand. In our styled shoot, she explores the dark beauty and strength at the core of her work

6 New Videos You Need To See

The videos from the past week that are well worth your precious seconds

Arca – Mutant

As the western world’s rigidity towards androgynous art thaws, Venezuela-born artist Alejandro Ghersi aka Arca…

News / 16.11.15

Dean Blunt drops UK2UK mixtape

Dean Blunt’s new mixtape features Arca on one track Enigmatic producer and Hype Williams member…

Visionist – Safe

‘Safe’ separates Visionist from context and restrains you into its echo chamber, calamitous and anxious in its mutations

News / 29.09.15

Arca reveals first cut from second LP

Soichiro is also complemented by a murky video from the ever-evolving producer Arca’s long-awaited second album Mutant…

News / 03.08.15

Arca announces new album via tweet

The Venezuelan producer says Mutant will be with us “this fall” Arca has announced a…

“The future is my favourite time”: Sónar 2015 reviewed

18-20 June

Sónar: Day One Report

Fira Montjuïc, Barcelona | 18 June


Arca x Jesse Kanda

The inner sanctum of the church of St John’s presents a screen ready to display…

News / 13.06.15

Mykki Blanco announces that he is HIV Positive

“Fuck stigma” Former Crack cover star Mykki Blanco has revealed that he has been HIV…

Internet Songs Of The Week

The most notable jams from the last week of web. We like to think of…

Events / 16.04.15

Sonár reveals full line-up for 2015

The much loved Barcelona festival rounds off its line-up with a bang. Premier electronic music…

September Playlist

Opening up with a brilliant new track from newcomer Hannah Lou Clark, Crack’s new playlist…