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Nick Ruiz, Ph.D - Aural, or New Smyrna Beach

Aural, or New Smyrna Beach

by Nick Ruiz, Ph.D

Price: $9.99

Release Date: April 1, 2017

Product Description

Nick Ruiz's debut album is certifiably experimental - characterized by hypereclecticism, experimentation, hybridity of musical styles and the exploration of thematic material. Though many bands and artists have contributed to such a form, the work of artists like David Bowie et al. (e.g. Sonic Youth, PJ Harvey, Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds, etc.), may further develop and substantiate such a genre for the 21st century. Ruiz's debut record is a continuation of such work in its exploration of themes regarding alienation, surrealism and postmodern culture.

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Recorded at The Kitchen, New Smyrna Beach, FL, USA. All songs written, recorded, mixed and produced by Nick Ruiz, Ph.D.

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Track List

1. From the Ocean to the Desert

2. Wayside (New Smyrna Beach)

3. Shot to Hell (listen on Spotify)

4. The Passing

5. The Temporal Judges the Eternal

6. A World Nailed To Sticks That Make A Cross

7. Unrecognizable (listen on Spotify)

8. Serenade

9. Where the Difficulty Lies

10. Little Ever Lasts (listen on Spotify)



"An interesting debut. Somewhere between PJ Harvey, Mark Lanegan, David Bowie and Nick Cave. Maybe even Leonard Cohen. If that's your thing - this is your record."

- Kritikos: Reviews -


About the Artist
Nick Ruiz, Ph.D was born in New York City in 1970. He has edited one book on Andy Warhol and three books on Jean Baudrillard, including Jean Baudrillard: The Poetics of Radicality by Gerry Coulter. He is the author of The Metaphysics of Capital, America in Absentia, and most recently, Integral Reality (with Robert Hassan). His first novel, God's Casino: And Nothing, Came is forthcoming in 2021. He is also the editor of Kritikos, and a professor of philosophy and humanities.







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