Arca announces debut album for Mute, Xen, stream 'Thievery'

Arca will release his debut album, Xen, on November 3.

After a period spent darting around US underground staples like UNO NYC and Hippos in Tanks, Arca has settled on Mute as his record label. It marks a follow-up to last year’s &&&&& mixtape, and comes with artwork by regular Arca collaborator Jesse Kanda.

Arca, of course, was one of several underground producers drafted in to work on Kanye West’s Yeezus, and also contributed production to Twigs’ LP1.

Stream the first track from Xen, ‘Thievery’, below.


1. Now You Know
2. Held Apart
3. Xen
4. Sad Bitch
5. Sisters
6. Slit Thru
7. Failed
8. Family Violence
9. Thievery
10. Lonely Thugg
11. Fish
12. Wound
13. Bullet Chained
14. Tongue
15. Promise

Arca DJ Tour
w/ Total Freedom & Jesse Kanda (Visuals)

9/18 – Fashion Tech – Portland, OR
9/20 – Dome at Science World – Vancouver, BC
9/23 – Gray Area Art & Technology Theater – San Francisco, CA
9/24 – EMP Sky Church – Seattle, WA
9/25 – First Unitarian Church – Los Angeles, CA



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