Exposure: William Arcane
Exposure is our scrapbook of our favourite new bands. Today's exposure features London-based producer, William Arcane.
- Name: William Arcane
- Location: South London
- Genre: Electronic
- For Fans of: Baths, Gold Panda
- Website: Facebook
German composer Richard Strauss famously proclaimed: "The human voice is the most beautiful instrument of all" and with his vocal-driven electronica, London-based William Arcane seems to have taken this to heart. Delicate murmurs and wisped blips act as the perfect backdrop for Arcane’s haunting and often mutilated lyrics, whilst the sprinkle of intricate and intelligent beats means his tracks are all but gaunt. His debut Permanence EP was released earlier this week through Pictures Music and has already gained acclaim from the likes of the Sunday Times and Pitchfork.
London born, Austria based, producer S O H N has unveiled his debut single, 'The Wheel', which comes out via Aesop on 5th November. The song's smooth vocals and juddering synth patterns dominate, with layered intricacies showing a great depth of imagination. Stream it here. [read more]
It sounds like: chilled-out techno glitches draped in fuzz. [read more]