Tagged: Arca


Arca Announces DJ Tour with Total Freedom and Jesse Kanda

Following eyeball-scorching scenes from Trauma—his film with visual artist pal Jesse Kanda that debuted at MoMA PS1 at the end of last year—Venezuelan producer Arca has announced he’ll be hitting the road this September for … read more »

POSTED July 29, 2014 10:00AM IN MUSIC NEWS Comments (1) TAGS: , , ,
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Open Wide for Scene 2 from Arca and Jesse Kanda’s Trauma Film

Venezuelan producer Arca and artist pal Jesse Kanda have been working together for a minute now and it’s a relationship that makes perfect, crystalline sense. Kanda’s visuals are as hypnotically warped as Arca’s moaning, elastic … read more »

POSTED May 8, 2014 12:08PM IN MUSIC VIDEO TAGS: , ,

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 (11) TAGS: , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

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: , ,

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: , , ,

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: ,

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: , , ,

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: , , , , , , , , ,

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: , , ,

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: , ,