Alejandro Ghersi, who records and performs as Arca, is the Venezuelan producer behind the cavernous dread on songs from Yeezus and FKA twigs’ LP1. Last year Ghersi released his debut album Xen to emphatic reviews from critics and it earned him a place at Björk’s side while she finished her recent masterpiece Vulnicura. He is also working with Kelela — America’s answer to FKA twigs — who will release her debut Hallucinogen later this year.
Arca isn’t sitting still though. Over the weekend, he shared a black hole of a track called “Washed Clean”. The song is best summed up by the following Twitter exchange: