Tagged: Arca

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FKA Twigs: Power Play

FKA Twigs knows exactly what she wants From the magazine: ISSUE 91, April/May 2014 It’s only February, but the tree outside Twigs’ apartment is already blooming with clusters of tiny purple flowers. Tucked away on … read more »

POSTED April 22, 2014 1:50PM IN FEATURES, MAGAZINE Comments (4) TAGS: , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
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Watch the First Scene from Arca and Jesse Kanda’s Short Film, TRAUMA

Last fall, I went to MoMA PS1 to see a preview of a film I’d heard that Arca was working on with London filmmaker Jesse Kanda. Arca was jamming on some choral vocal samples inside … read more »

POSTED March 18, 2014 12:07PM IN MUSIC VIDEO TAGS: , ,
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Tired, Poor, Huddled: New York City Is Better Than David Byrne Thinks

I was born on the Upper West Side of Manhattan in the summer of 1982. My mom was a 30-year-old nurse at Sloan Kettering, and my dad was a 35-year-old lawyer at ABC. They did … read more »

POSTED October 9, 2013 2:21PM IN MUSIC NEWS Comments (6) TAGS: , , ,
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Download Arca’s &&&&& Mixtape

It’ll be interesting to see how a little thing like producing for Kanye’s album Yeezus will change things for Brooklyn producer Arca, née Alejandro Ghersi. For now, though, it’s all beautiful progress: this morning, he … read more »

POSTED July 23, 2013 10:28AM IN MP3 / STREAMS Comments (9) TAGS: ,
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Point/Counterpoint: Kanye West’s Yeezus

The FADER doesn’t do straight album reviews, but when something gets everybody talking, we think it’s a good practice to examine big points of contention from a couple different angles. Here, in our first edition … read more »

POSTED June 20, 2013 7:00PM IN MUSIC NEWS Comments (9) TAGS: , , ,
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Twelve to Watch in 2013

DJs, labels and video directors to keep an eye on next year. Jerome LOL Los Angeles, CA AGE: 25 SOUND: Like a syrupy, house-informed pop musician who is dating the drummer from a middle school … read more »

POSTED December 13, 2012 6:00PM IN FEATURES Comments (6) TAGS: , , , , , , , , ,
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Photos: FADER #82 Release Party with French Montana, Arca and DJ/Rupture

We announced FADER #83, our new issue featuring cover stars Miguel and Christopher Owens, last week. But yesterday, we looked back at FADER #82, which Hurricane Sandy prevented us from celebrating at the time of … read more »

POSTED November 20, 2012 8:00PM IN FADER EVENTS Comments (3) TAGS: , , ,
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GEN F: Arca

Arca is Alejandro Ghersi, a 22-year-old producer with cheerful brown eyes and a wisp of an accent that’s tough to place. “Speaking two languages fluently makes each language not so important,” he says. Born in … read more »

POSTED October 29, 2012 9:50AM IN GEN F Comments (1) TAGS: , ,
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Video: Arca, “Manners”

Often, Arca’s music is jittery and fragmented. There’s a cohesive line throughout some of his tracks, but it can be hard to find. It’s what makes his music so compelling, but it’s also what makes … read more »

POSTED October 23, 2012 10:41AM IN MUSIC VIDEO TAGS: ,

Download The FADER #82 Podcast

We supplement every issue of The FADER with a podcast showcasing jams from the magazine’s featured artists, and this time, for a special global-themed issue, we scoured the globe to find them. Hear Moroccan expat … read more »

POSTED October 17, 2012 10:52AM IN MP3 / STREAMS, The FADER TAGS: , , , , , , , , ,