A little tidbit about Psychedelic Music...
Psychedelic music originates back to the 1960s and has steadily evolved through succeeding decades. A distinct genre, psychedelic music was and is created in an attempt to recreate mind-altering effects of drugs. From fantasy-like lyrics and music to hard rock, psychedelic music enchants its listeners with its unique sounds and words. Categories covered by psychedelic music include acid rock, flower power, ambient and trance, psychedelic soul, psychedelic jazz, Krautrock, Boston Sound, and Canterbury - to name a few.
Some well known soul artists are the Temptations with their psychedelic music album, "Cloud Nine;" and a few psychedelic music records from Sly and the Family Stone. Psychedelic music jazz band Sun-Ra is known for its albums, "Strange Strings," and "The Heliocentric Worlds of Sun-Ra." Krautrock, a form of German underground, is comprised of psychedelic music new recording artists, Brainticket, Embryo, and Paternoster. Psychedelic music Canterbury styles include artists, Arzachel, Kevin Ayers, and Centipede.
The Beach Boys were not exactly considered "psychedelic" by nature, but their song titled, "Good Vibrations" became an infamous psychedelic music single hit. Other psychedelic music recording artists such as the Grateful Dead, the Doors and Pink Floyd made their psychedelic music mark on mainstream music with their recordings during the middle 1960s when psychedelic music reached its peak.
While psychedelic music is often related to the 1960s, new bands continue to revive this notable genre. Newer bands which continue to create and play psychedelic music works are: Astral Projection with their Goa Trance Music; Boris Blenn, who performs psychedelic trance music; and Infected Mushroom - to list just a few.
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