Psychedelic music

Page 1 of 50 - About 500 essays
  • Psychedelic Music: Psychedelic Music

    700 Words  | 3 Pages

    Psychedelic music is a style of music that emerges in the midst of psychedelic culture, which was essentially inspired by hallucinogens and psychedelic drugs. The genre developed around mid 1960s where it spread among folk and blues musician. It often applied new recording methods and effects and illustrated on non-western sources especially Indian music. The psychedelic scene usually consists of a swarm of hippies playing and enjoying music to heighten their lsd and hallucinatory trips. In the 1960s

  • Psychedelic Music, Its Origins, and Its Effects on Music Today

    1397 Words  | 6 Pages

    Psychedelic Music, Its Origins and Its Effects on Music Today Psychedelia in music has been around for a long time and has changed much of the popular music of today. The dictionary definition of psychedelic is, “of or noting a mental state characterized by a profound sense of intensified sensory perception, sometimes accompanied by severe perceptual distortion and hallucinations and by extreme feelings of either euphoria or despair.” It started in the 1960’s with the discovery of LSD and use

  • Psychedelic Rock : The Defining Music Genre Of The 1960 ' S

    1717 Words  | 7 Pages

    Psychedelic Rock: The Defining Music Genre of the 1960’s “Through all of history, mankind has put psychedelic substances to use. Those substances exist to put you in touch with spirits beyond yourself, with the creator, with the creative impulse of the planet.” says Ray Manzarek, a member of the psychedelic band the Doors. The mid-to-late 60s marked a point when drugs were commonplace throughout life, and music was one of them. Psychedelic rock was often underground and was outshined by the previous

  • 1960s Social Culture

    1255 Words  | 6 Pages

    lifestyle, and taste in music. This is the generation that would soon become familiar with the famous quote of Timothy Leary, “Tune out, turn on, and drop out.” This is also the generation that completely disregarded their parent’s traditional beliefs and became members of an era of intense individualism where eccentricity was popular. This eccentricity included the use of Marijuana and psychedelic drugs, vegetarianism diets, birth control, stand-out fashion, and a new taste in music. Many of

  • Merry Pranksters And The LSD

    1284 Words  | 6 Pages

    future, so they began to take LSD and drugs. We can see things in today’s culture that were partially inspired by the Merry Pranksters, such as using LSD in order to be connect with the self, two distinct groups of LSD users and the revival of psychedelic movement. Merry Pranksters were famous for using LSD and they used higher doses of LSD because they felt that they were in touch with the nature spiritually and it also gave them sensations that they never felt before. In reality, LSD is a

  • Rise Of The Counterculture

    1326 Words  | 6 Pages

    a more freer country. In 1969, close to half a million self-described hippies,peace makers, and Aquarians made an expedition from mainly San Francisco to Woodstock in upstate New York. The Woodstock Music and Arts Festival was called an Aquarian Exposition and hailed as three days of peace and music, over 400,000 people attended; it was peaceful. However, life outside of the woodstock festival was not. America seemed to be dividing as a country. The war in Vietnam went on for roughly another 15 years

  • Psychedelics Essay

    966 Words  | 4 Pages

    The use of psychedelics for Spiritual purposes, etc. “Psychoactive substances exert their their effects by modifying biochemical or physiological processes in the brain.” Psychedelics are taken out of context to be for recreational use only, when they can be taken to enhance spiritual journeys. Psychedelics have been used for spiritual journeys and religious rituals for thousands of years. Ancient Egyptians have used the “Blue Lotus” by putting it in their wine for recreational use. The flower

  • Drugs In The 1960s Research Paper

    1411 Words  | 6 Pages

    using it too, they would do it while listening to their music. Most of these people trying drugs were because bands were doing it. Also, they would write songs about drug wish encourage them to try it. Another music band was the Beatles. The Beatles music career has been difficult due to the drugs.First, the Beatles were taking pills In the 1960s the year people in America were showing discontentment and dissatisfaction with life thru music and protest.The 1960s, a professor named Timothy Leary

  • Case Study : Club Drugs Addiction

    1474 Words  | 6 Pages

    Addiction Beginning with discothèque scene of the 1970s, the recreational and often psychedelic substances commonly known as “club drugs” maintained their prominence in later decades at nightclubs, concerts, and raves all across the United States. These substances gained their moniker because their use became commonplace in settings where users wanted to enhance their experiences, most frequently used at clubs with loud music, dramatic lights, and countless people dancing for hours late into the night.

  • LSD and the '60s Music Scene Essay

    2457 Words  | 10 Pages

    In the sixties, the psychedelic music scene was at its prime and the world was full of hippie musicians that loved to drop acid and create some of the most interesting and innovative music known to man. During this time, drugs were a very popular part of the hippie culture and the prevalence of LSD helped to create the distinct genre of psychedelic music known as psychedelic or acid rock. Many bands and artists such as Grateful Dead, Jefferson Airplane, The Beatles, and The Byrds were heavily influenced