Those early 20th century NY socialites might also find Arca’s (Alejandro Ghersi’s) music inaccessible — or purely bloodcurdling — and find his notion of “how an Electret condenser microphone works” highly unsettling. But we modern folk can’t get enough of it. In this interview with Butt, the electronic musician, producer, mixer and Björk and Kanye collaborator talks about everything from the battle between desired introversion and needed extroversion in successful musicians to moving to NYC from Caracas to his decision to come out in New York. “I’d never met any openly gay person in Caracas,” he says.
Ever since Game of Thrones became a truly immense thing, we’ve seen enthusiasts of the TV show and the books on which it’s based express all manner of impatience waiting for new seasons, new books, for the new season to catch up with the new book, for the new book to beat the new season so that the new season doesn’t catch up with the new book — basically, the waiting for anything GOT-related really seems to frazzle people, no matter what. Now Indian audiences will get to experience the same inexplicable level of anxiety, as a loose adaptation starring Indian television actress Sakshi Tanwar — in which she’ll be playing a Daenerys-based character, is currently in the works. According to The Independent, “Online rumours indicate that although the series will take its lead from the fantasy books and TV series, it will be set in the year of the Indian Mutiny of 1857 – so is unlikely to feature dragons.”