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Arca - Xen Album

Performer: Arca
Genre: Electronic / Rap & Hip-Hop
Title: Xen
Country: UK
Released: 03 Nov 2014
Style: Instrumental, Experimental
Label: Mute
Catalog Number: CDSTUMM374, RCDSTUMM374
FLAC version ZIP size: 1680 mb
MP3 version ZIP size: 1615 mb
WMA version ZIP size: 2177 mb
Rating: 4.1
Votes: 789


4Sad Bitch1:55
5 Rough Trade Bonus Disc
8Bullet Chained2:51
11Lonely Thugg2:56
12Family Violence2:13
13Slit Thru2:12
14Held Apart1:20
15Now You Know3:58


CategoryArtistTitle (Format)LabelCategoryCountryYear
CDSTUMM374Arca Xen ‎(CD, Album)MuteCDSTUMM374UK2014
724596961353Arca Xen ‎(15xFile, WAV, Album)Mute724596961353US2014
LSTUMM374Arca Xen ‎(LP, Album + 10" + Ltd)MuteLSTUMM374UK2014
STUMM374Arca Xen ‎(LP, Album)MuteSTUMM374UK2014
ISTUMM 374Arca Xen ‎(15xFile, MP3, Album, 320)MuteISTUMM 374UK2014


  • ArtworkJesse Kanda
  • Written-ByAlejandro Ghersi


Rough Trade exclusive with a bonus CD in a thin card sleeve – a reissue of Arca's 2013 release '&&&&&'. Bonus disc has catalogue number RCDSTUMM374 (shown only in the disc matrix).
The CD Album comes with a 12 page art booklet.

(p) 2014 Alejandro Ghersi under exclusive license to Mute Artists Limited
(c) 2014 Alejandro Ghersi under exclusive license

Printed in the EU


  • Barcode: 5051083083690
  • Label Code: LC27958
  • Other (Bonus disc cat. no.): RCDSTUMM374


  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – Alejandro Ghersi
  • Copyright (c) – Alejandro Ghersi
  • Licensed To – Mute Artists Ltd.
  • Exclusive Retailer – Rough Trade


Xen is the debut studio album by Venezuelan electronic musician Arca, released on 4 November 2014 through Mute Records. The album was recorded over a largely improvised six-month period in 2014. The title of the album is a reference to Ghersi's feminine spirit as portrayed in the album artwork and videos. According to the artist, the designer Jesse Kanda asked if I had a girl's name when I was a kid, I told him that I have this image in my head when I listen to a song of mine that I really love or. Video by Jesse Kanda Xen. Album 2014 15 Songs. Music Videos. More by Arca. KiCk i. Genre: Wonky. Xen is a clear demonstration of Arcas potential as a producer. The experimentation with weird noises and textures is pretty interesting. However, this project lacks in energy. Most of it feels so lifeless that its almost like Im listening to an endless video game soundtrack. By the end of it, I was getting pretty bored and annoyed to be honest. BEST TRACKS: Xen, Sisters, Slit Thru, Thievery WORST TRACKS: Failed, Wound, Tongue. The debut album by Arca - out now. Subscribe to Arca's YouTube album is named for his ambiguous alter ego, Xen, a sort of Sasha Fierce for alternative kids that embraces both sides of the gender binary in his brain, a way of expressing how he can feel masculine and feminine at once. I used to play lots of online video games, and I made a girl character for an online role playing game named Xen, he says. Then I started signing my diary, Dear diary, love Xen. If I was making music I was happy with, Id close my eyes and move slower or in a gentler way: thats Xen. I guess all of us have a little bit of both, masculinity and femininity, and bridging t. Discover all of this album's music connections, watch videos, listen to music, discuss and download. Xen 2014. Album by Arca. Hasta Abajo Official Remix by Don Omar feat. Daddy Yankee 2009. Arca is the incarnation of Alejandro Ghersi, a 24-year old Venezuelan producer and musician releasing his debut LP, Xen in the fall. Xen is a very personal record for Arca, with the underlying concept revolving around gender without defining the album. Rather gender is a vessel with which Arca can expose his own vulnerability. Arca works closely with visual artist, Jesse Kanda who created the album cover for Xen. Track Listings. Disc: 1. Now You Know. Xen is a music album by Arca released in 2014. Xen is ranked 5,544th in the overall chart, 1,095th in the 2010s, and 117th in the year 2014. This album is rated in the top 18 of all albums on . Xen by Arca Year: 2014 Release date: 2014-11-04 Overall rank: 5,544th. Average Rating: 75100 from 77 votes