Ricky Eat Acid

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Ricky Eat Acid
Ray performing as Ricky Eat Acid at Palisades in Brooklyn, New York in 2015
Ray performing as Ricky Eat Acid at Palisades in Brooklyn, New York in 2015
Background information
Birth nameSam Ray
Born (1991-04-25) April 25, 1991 (age 29)
OriginBaltimore, Maryland
Genres
Years active2010–present
Associated actsAmerican Pleasure Club, Julia Brown, Jaden Smith, Starry Cat, Mad Dads, heroin party , cute boy kissing booth, goodbye, Car Seat Headrest, Elvis Depressedly
Websitewww.facebook.com/RickyEatAcid

Ricky Eat Acid is the solo project of Maryland musician Sam Ray.

History[edit]

Sam Ray (born April 25, 1991) began the project Ricky Eat Acid in 2010 with the self-release of an EP titled Sometimes we're blue.[1] A year later he released an album titled Haunt U Forever via Chill Mega Chill.[2]

In January 2012, Ray released a song titled "A Smoothie Robot For Moon Mansion" via Bad Panda Records.[3] In December of the same year, Ray released an album titled You Get Sick; You Regret Things via Orchid Tapes.[4]

In January 2014, Ray released his third full-length album (second with Orchid Tapes) titled Three Love Songs.[5][6] On July 8, 2014, Ray self-released an EP titled Sun Over Hills.[7][8] On July 15, 2014, Ray released a single titled "Pull (May15)" via Secret Songs.[9][10]

In January 2015, Ray released a song titled "Context" via Canvasclub.[11][12] In May 2015, Ray released a mixtape titled Mixtape.[13][14]

On May 25, 2016, Ray married electronic artist Kitty in DeLand, Florida.[15] On September 8, 2016, Ray debuted the first song titled "Hey" off of his latest album titled Talk To You Soon, which was released on October 28, 2016 via Terrible Records.[16]

Discography[edit]

Albums[edit]

  • Seeing Little Ghosts Everywhere (2011, self-released)
  • Haunt U Forever (2011, Chill Mega Chill)
  • You Get Sick; You Regret Things (2012, Orchid Tapes)
  • Three Love Songs (2014, Orchid Tapes)
  • Talk to You Soon (2016, Terrible Records)
  • Am I Happy, Singing (2018, self-released)[17]
  • When They Align Just So, Memories of Another Life Bleed into My Own (2020)[18]

EPs[edit]

  • Sometimes We're Blue (2010, self-released)
  • Sun Over Hills (2014, self-released)

Mixtapes[edit]

  • Mixtape (2015, self-released)

Singles[edit]

  • "A Smoothie Robot For My Moon Mansion" (2012, Bad Panda)
  • "Pull (May15)" (2014, Secret Songs)
  • "Context" (2015, Canvasclub)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Conversations: Ricky Eat Acid". Portals Music. 20 January 2014. Retrieved 1 June 2015.
  2. ^ "Ricky Eat Acid - haunt u forever". Sputnik Music. 27 September 2011. Retrieved 2 June 2015.
  3. ^ "Ricky Eat Acid – A Smoothie Robot For My Moon Mansion". Bad Panda Records. 9 January 2012. Retrieved 2 June 2015.
  4. ^ "Album review – Ricky Eat Acid 'You get sick; you regret things'". Chickens Are Dinosaurs. 2 April 2014. Archived from the original on 5 January 2016. Retrieved 2 June 2015.
  5. ^ Marcus, Ezra (17 January 2014). "Listen to Ricky Eat Acid's New Album "Three Love Songs"". Vice. Retrieved 2 June 2015.
  6. ^ Cooper, Duncan (29 January 2014). "Download Ricky Eat Acid's Three Love Songs LP". The Fader. Retrieved 2 June 2015.
  7. ^ Price, Joe (19 July 2014). "Download Ricky Eat Acid's "Sun Over Hills" EP". Pigeons and Planes. Retrieved 2 June 2015.
  8. ^ Cooper, Duncan (3 July 2014). "Download Ricky Eat Acid's Footworky Sun Over Hills EP". The Fader. Retrieved 2 June 2015.
  9. ^ Bowe, Miles (15 July 2014). "Ricky Eat Acid – "p u l l (may15)"". Stereogum. Retrieved 2 June 2015.
  10. ^ Wilks, Zack (16 July 2014). "Ricky Eat Acid, "p u l l (may15)"". Impose Magazine. Retrieved 2 June 2015.
  11. ^ Terry, Josh (8 January 2015). "Ricky Eat Acid shares new song "Context" — listen". Consequence of Sound. Retrieved 2 June 2015.
  12. ^ Cooper, Duncan (7 January 2015). "Ricky Eat Acid Premieres Head-Spinning New Single, "Context"". The Fader. Retrieved 2 June 2015.
  13. ^ Ambler, Charlie (28 May 2015). "VICE Exclusive: Listen to an Exclusive Stream of Ricky Eat Acid's New Mixtape About Smoking Weed". Vice. Retrieved 2 June 2015.
  14. ^ Leight, Elias (28 May 2015). "Hear A New Mixtape From Ricky Eat Acid". The Fader. Retrieved 2 June 2015.
  15. ^ "me and sam ray legitimately actually got married". Tumblr. Archived from the original on 21 July 2016. Retrieved 26 May 2016.
  16. ^ Rettig, James (8 September 2016). "Ricky Eat Acid – "hey"". Stereogum. Retrieved 11 September 2016.
  17. ^ "am i happy, singing_". Bandcamp. Retrieved 18 May 2018.
  18. ^ Colburn, Randall (November 20, 2020). "Ricky Eat Acid's Lovely New Album Soundtracks a Retro JRPG That Doesn't Exist". The A. V. Club. Retrieved November 21, 2020.