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The Low-Key Legacy Of Duster, Your Favorite Indie Band’s Favorite Indie Band

Every time I’ve tried to explain how Duster has emerged as one of the most influential bands of the past decade, it sounds like I’m…
Ian Cohen | February 23, 2018 - 11:10 am

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Ricky Eat Acid – “My Angel Crying In The Rose Room”

Sam Ray has been, as always, as busy as ever with releasing stuff. Earlier this year, he put out a really good album with his…
James Rettig | August 1, 2018 - 5:23 pm

Stream American Pleasure Club A Whole Fucking Lifetime Of This And Read Their Essay About Ditching The Name Teen Suicide

American Pleasure Club released A Whole Fucking Lifetime Of This today. It may be the greatest collection of music band mastermind Sam Ray has ever…
Chris DeVille | February 16, 2018 - 2:55 pm

American Pleasure Club – “All The Lonely Nights In Your Life”

The Sam Ray-led project formerly known as Teen Suicide already gave us one great release since rebranding as American Pleasure Club late last year, the…
Chris DeVille | January 31, 2018 - 11:30 am

American Pleasure Club – “Let’s Move To The Desert” Video

American Pleasure Club, the band formerly known as Teen Suicide, are starting off their new era strong. At the end of last year, they released…
James Rettig | January 9, 2018 - 12:41 pm

American Pleasure Club – “New Year’s Eve”

Just last week Teen Suicide mastermind Sam Ray rechristened the project American Pleasure Club and released a new eight-song mini-album called I Blew On A
Chris DeVille | January 1, 2018 - 11:57 am

Teen Suicide Officially Change Name To American Pleasure Club, Release New Mini-Album

The ambitious and prolific Sam Ray-led project (now formerly) known as Teen Suicide has been saddled with that terrible name for a long while, and…
James Rettig | December 24, 2017 - 1:59 pm

Ricky Eat Acid Shares Essay-Length Car Seat Headrest Takedown

When not functioning as the prolific musician behind such projects as Ricky Eat Acid and Teen Suicide, Sam Ray loves to mouth off online. Today…
Chris DeVille | June 7, 2017 - 11:41 am

Stream Ricky Eat Acid Talk To You Soon

Between Teen Suicide's It's The Big Joyous Celebration, Let’s Stir The Honeypot and its accompanying bonus EP and the new Ricky Eat Acid album, Talk
James Rettig | October 24, 2016 - 2:05 pm

Ricky Eat Acid – “hey”

Sam Ray's Ricky Eat Acid project has come a long way from the impressionistic ambience of 2014's Three Love Songs and his early Bandcamp experiments.
James Rettig | September 8, 2016 - 1:27 pm

Ricky Eat Acid – “Triple Cup”

Sam Ray has been busy with the rollout for Teen Suicide's It's The Big Joyous Celebration, Let's Stir The Honeypot over the past few months,…
James Rettig | April 25, 2016 - 3:01 pm

Teen Suicide – “The Big Joyous Celebration” Video

Teen Suicide, the cultishly beloved lo-fi band led by Baltimore's Sam Ray, are returning in a little over a week with It's The Big Joyous
Peter Helman | March 20, 2016 - 11:18 am

Teen Suicide – “The Stomach Of The Earth”

An album as long and ambitious as Teen Suicide's latest, It's The Big Joyous Celebration, Let's Stir The Honeypot (26 tracks!), has to have some…
James Rettig | February 22, 2016 - 1:03 pm

Stream Art Week 2016 Compilation Feat. Owen Pallett, Teen Suicide, Katie Dey, & More

Art Week 2016 is a new compilation put together by Sam Ray, a follow-up a similar collection from 2012. It features original tracks from a…
James Rettig | February 12, 2016 - 2:05 pm

Teen Suicide – “Alex” Video

Teen Suicide have long been the affected anti-heroes of the underground. Originally started as a solo project of Sam Ray (Ricky Eat Acid, Julia Brown)…
James Rettig | February 2, 2016 - 11:37 am