Arca - "Thievery"
Arca, much like Aphex Twin did with "minipops 67 [120.2][source Field Mix]," introduces us to his new album with a track that we could realistically dance to but is still as experimental and unique sounding as we'd hope for. "Thievery" has multiple moments where beautiful, shimmering melodies are allowed to take center stage, before being suddenly twisted or interrupted by glitchy vocal samples, but then let free again.
The track is full of the twists, turns, and surprises that we've come to expect from Arca, but paired with some really accessible moments. Exciting times for experimental electronic music are ahead.—Constant Gardner