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Arca – “Vanity”

Arca, the Venezuelan melting-trap producer and Björk collaborator, has been throwing new tracks up online lately. The last one was last week’s “Washed Clean,” and now he’s followed it up with “Vanity.” The new song sounds like a gothic rave banger that’s been atomized and reassembled by curious, benevolent aliens. As Pitchfork points out, its […]

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Arca – “Washed Clean”

Arca shared a new track called “Washed Clean” earlier today on Twitter, responding “you’re welcome” to a fan that remarked that “the beat didn’t drop.” It sure doesn’t — the new track has the same kind of surprising, elegant structure that marked his debut full-length, Xen. A quiet start builds to gentle chimes, which transition […]