Hear Arca’s startup chime for the rebooted Sega Genesis console

The Mega Sg is a remake of the 16-bit console, and is available now for pre-order.

March 15, 2019

Arca has composed the start-up music for a video game console called the Mega Sg. Listen above via Pitchfork. With thick, spaciously ambient keys and rustling scratches, it's 20 seconds of pure Arca.

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The Sg is a remake of the Sega Genesis, a 16-bit console that competed with the Super Nintendo in the 1990s. It's available for pre-order here.

Arca's last project, his self-titled third album, was released in 2017. Since then he's worked with Björk on her album Utopia, and released the song "Fetiche." Read his 2014 FADER cover story here.

Thumbnail photo by Daniel Shea for The FADER

Hear Arca’s startup chime for the rebooted Sega Genesis console