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- n. The subculture associated with psychedelic drugs.
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- n. The subculture associated with those who take psychedelic drugs
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- n. the subculture of users of psychedelic drugs
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A total freak of a song, and so soused in psychedelia it's a surprise to find it was made in 1977.
When applied to music, the word psychedelia immediately brings to mind not only the 60s, but a certain sound represented by pioneering albums like the Beatles 'Sgt. Pepper's Lonely
The newest single on FW&A is dubbed "Happening" and opens with repetitious yet lush and solitary dream-like chords which recall the psychedelia of the Beatles '"Lucy in the Sky With Diamonds".
Zen serenity rides shotgun with plastic Americana, in a post-modernist (and signature 'psychedelia') "union of incongruity."
In several nods to the era, other songs are performed with a backdrop of kaleidoscopic psychedelia which is so outrageous that you’d half expect to see Keir Dullea chasing a monolith across the screen.
Most of the best of these local favorites can't completely escape the psychedelia that must still flow through the water 40 years after the Summer of Love.
Add the groovy psychedelia of late 1967, before the trend went sour.
The sound of Beach House owes a good deal to old '60s Canterbury psychedelia and several spacey, hazy variants that came to follow.
Hsiung's strikingly colorful paintings are infused with a popular culture aesthetic ranging from sci-fi movies and television shows to album covers and even 1960s psychedelia.
The first backwards-tracked vocal on "Rain," a still-underrated classic whose revolutionary noise and beats paved the way for psychedelia and trip-hop, and helped invent MTV.