Arca shares cataclysmic "Soichiro" off upcoming album Mutants
Venezuelan producer Alejandro Ghersi, a.k.a. Arca, burst onto the scene last year with the beautiful, intricate, and stark soundscapes of his debut album Xen. (He's also had production credits for Bjork, FKA Twigs, and Kanye West.)
Arca announced his upcoming LP, Mutants, late this summer and now he's given us a taste of what to expect with a brand new track "Soichiro." In a cascade grinding metal pangs, sharp strings, and slow-motion collisions "Soichiro" feels ominous and apocalyptic. The track takes its name from frequent Arca collaborator Jesse Kanda's Japanese middle name and is accompanied by visuals from Kanda. The blue-tinted music video is an intimate yet distorted view of Ghersi as he uncomfortably shifts around through a fish-eye lens.