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Psychedelic Music

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  1. Jan 14, 2010 #1
    Is anyone into psy? Some Led Zep tracks head in that direction (No Quarter), a lot of Pink Floyd, and Hendrex's Voodoo Child. Tibetan chants too are very very trippy at times. Some of the members of the forum must have lived through the whole psychedelia period, what stuff did you all listen to?
     
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  3. Jan 14, 2010 #2

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    13th Floor Elevators
     
  4. Jan 14, 2010 #3

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    Well, Strawbs' "Grave New World", and Pink Floyd's "Ummagumma" com to mind, as well as much of Hendrix's output.
     
  5. Jan 14, 2010 #4
    Heh, I'm only 18 but I enjoy older 60's music much more than modern stuff. Here's what I like to listen to:
    Led Zeppelin
    Jimi Hendrix
    Jefferson Airplane/Starship
    Pink Floyd
    America
    Blood, Sweat & Tears
    Blues Image

    Oh so much more too... I'm really glad I got my dad's music taste :P
     
  6. Jan 14, 2010 #5

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    The entire "Animals" cd, by Pink Floyd, would be at the top of my list. Rush also had some great, "trippy" music, along with being killer musicians.
     
  7. Jan 14, 2010 #6
    Evo, Dembadon could you recommend some songs by Rush and 13th Floor Elevators? Ive never heard of them..
     
  8. Jan 14, 2010 #7

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    Listen to the song Tom Sawyer with headphones. I think many of Rush's songs, while maybe not as psychedelic as you're looking for, are the product of highly adept musicians. Definately use headphones, though. :smile:
     
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    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=<object width="425" height="344"><param name="movie" value="http://www.youtube.com/v/EsKny8WnktI&hl=en_US&fs=1&"></param><param [Broken] name="allowFullScreen" value="true"></param><param name="allowscriptaccess" value="always"></param><embed src="http://www.youtube.com/v/EsKny8WnktI&hl=en_US&fs=1&" type="application/x-shockwave-flash" allowscriptaccess="always" allowfullscreen="true" width="425" height="344"></embed></object>
     
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  10. Jan 14, 2010 #9

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    Pink Floyd are the original kings of psychedelic. I've never heard anyone come close to their style.

    Also, I didn't see anyone mention The Doors
     
  11. Jan 14, 2010 #10
    Pink Floyd is the choice. The early years were a breakthrough.
    I recommend 'Meddle' ... with headphones. ( and a dube )
    Echoes in particular, all 23:31 minutes of it.
     
  12. Jan 14, 2010 #11
    I love this - particularly the bass line and the drum solo beginning at ~6:25 of part 1 and continuing into part 2.

    "Iron Butterfly is an American hard rock band formed in 1965. They are best known for the 17 minute magnum opus "In-A-Gadda-Da-Vida", the title track of their second album. It was this track which established them as the early champions of psychedelic rock. On the basis of the track the album went on to sell millions, but the band failed to recapture this success with later releases."

    Here is all 17+ minutes of Iron Butterfly's "In a Gadda da Vida" from 1968.

    Note: turn all volume controls to max... for some reason, this was recorded at a low volume.
    part 1
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Fvs8tdddn2o&feature=response_watch

    part 2
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ks8WPOCj_jo&feature=channel

    PS; do not forget to turn volume back down after playing this!
    .
     
  13. Jan 14, 2010 #12
    "In-A-Gadda-Da-Vida"

    Oh ya !
    The drum solo is top notch.

    Thanks for reminding me. I'll spin it up :)
     
  14. Jan 14, 2010 #13

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    I like Meddle, and have a vinyl copy of it, but Ummagumma was really trippy. Even the song titles were off the wall - "Careful with that Axe, Eugene". :)
     
  15. Jan 14, 2010 #14
    The first "30 Seconds to Mars" album is a great one the whole way through. In their second one they trend more towards emo, but their first one is considered "space rock".. Its my fav music album at the moment
     
  16. Jan 15, 2010 #15

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  18. Jan 15, 2010 #17

    Astronuc

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    Besides -

    Jimmy Hendrix, Led Zepplin, Pink Floyd, Iron Butterfly, The Doors, Jefferson Airplane (not Starship)

    add

    King Crimson
    Yes
    Greatful Dead
    Quicksilver Messenger Service
    Robin Trower
    Cream
    Arthur Brown
    Yardbirds
    Jeff Beck
    Sanatana
    Traffic
    Beatles - Sgt Pepper, White, Yellow Submarine albums
    Deep Purple
    Bloodrock
     
  19. Jan 15, 2010 #18

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    Steppenwolf did their share of "mind-opening" music too, as did the Byrds. Peter Green's Fleetwood Mac was headed in that direction, too, with Green Manilishi and other songs.
     
  20. Jan 15, 2010 #19

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    I forgot to mention Spirit with Randy California and Ed Cassidy (Randy's stepfather).

    Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young borderline psychedelic.

    America was pretty mellow and Blood, Sweat & Tears was more blues than psychedelic.
     
  21. Jan 15, 2010 #20

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    Before CSN there was Buffalo Springfield. "Nowadays Clancy Can't Even Sing" is pretty trippy, as is "Broken Arrow".
     
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