The Acid

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The Acid
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The Acid 2014 press shot. From left to right: Steve Nalepa, RY X, and Adam Freeland.
Background information
GenresElectronica, minimal
Years active2013–present
LabelsInfectious, Mute

The Acid are an electronic music quartet consisting of: British DJ and record producer Adam Freeland; Californian producer, composer and professor of music technology Steve Nalepa;[1] American singer/songwriter Jens Kuross; and Los Angeles-based Australian artist RY X.[2] RY X is also one half of Howling with Frank Wiedemann.

On April 14, 2013, the group released their debut self-titled EP, along with a video for the track "Basic Instinct".[3] On July 7, 2014, they released their debut album Liminal[4] on Infectious Music (UK) and Mute Records (US).

In 2017, the band released their soundtrack to the critically acclaimed film the bomb on 12" vinyl.


  1. ^ "Steve Nalepa, the Professor of Party". billetto. Retrieved 22 February 2012.
  2. ^ "Ry X (New band of the day No 1,658)". billetto. Retrieved 10 December 2013.
  3. ^ "THE ACID ANNOUNCE DEBUT EP AND 'BASIC INSTINCT' VIDEO". billetto. Retrieved 6 February 2014.
  4. ^ "The Acid - 'Liminal'". billetto. Retrieved 7 July 2014.

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