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Psychedelic rock

Definition of the noun psychedelic rock

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noun

  1. a musical style that emerged in the 1960s; rock music inspired by or related to drug-induced experience

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Psychedelic rock is a style of rock music that is inspired or influenced by psychedelic culture and attempts to replicate and enhance the mind-altering experiences of psychedelic drugs. It often uses new recording techniques and effects and draws on non-Western sources such as the ragas and drones of Indian music.

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Google previewHistorical Dictionary of Popular Music (2017)

by Norman Abjorensen

See also PSYCHEDELIC ROCK. PSYCHEDELIC ROCK. Psychedelic rock is a style of rock music inspired or influenced by psychedelia, emerging in the 1960s as part of the drug and hippie counterculture and reaching its peak between 1967 ...

Google previewThe Complete Idiot's Guide Music Dictionary (2010)

by Dr. Stanford Felix

psychedelic rock Rock music during the mid1960s meant to enhance and replicate the psychedelic drug experience. This type of rock used Indian music such as the drone and ragas in a mix with progressive rock, hard rock, blues, and art rock ...

Google previewAmerican Countercultures: An Encyclopedia of Nonconformists, Alternative Lifestyles, and Radical Ideas in U.S. History (2015)

An Encyclopedia of Nonconformists, Alternative Lifestyles, and Radical Ideas in U.S. History by Gina Misiroglu

As a result, the Haight became internationally famous for the well-known psychedelic rock groups that lived and played there, including Big Brother and the Holding Company, the Dead, Jefferson Airplane, and Quicksilver Messenger Service.

Google previewEncyclopedia of Creativity (2011)

Musicians wrote and performed in a shortlived genre in the 1960s called psychedelic rock which was sometimes referred to as acid rock. Beatles songs included Day Tripper, Tomorrow Never Knows, and Norwegian Wood. Jerry Garcia and ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Contemporary British Culture (2013)

by Peter Childs, Michael Storry

Psychedelic rock was a brief but important strand of British popular music.

Google previewEncyclopedia of Children, Adolescents, and the Media (2006)

TWO-VOLUME SET by Jeffrey Jensen Arnett

psychedelic rock (which is often inspired by psychedelic drugs of the 1960s and sometimes featured extensive solos based somewhat on jazz forms), garage rock (a very basic, pared-down rock that hearkens to the rock bands of the 1960s, ...

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Small photo of Amsterdam, The Netherlands - 21 february, 2016: concert of English psychedelic rock band Kula Shaker for their album release K 2.0 at Paradiso concert hallSmall photo of Amsterdam, The Netherlands - 21 february, 2016: concert of English psychedelic rock band Kula Shaker for their album release K 2.0 at Paradiso concert hallSmall photo of Amsterdam, The Netherlands - 21 february, 2016: concert of English psychedelic rock band Kula Shaker for their album release K 2.0 at Paradiso concert hallSmall photo of Amsterdam, The Netherlands - 21 february, 2016: concert of English psychedelic rock band Kula Shaker for their album release K 2.0 at Paradiso concert hallSmall photo of Amsterdam, The Netherlands - 21 february, 2016: concert of English psychedelic rock band Kula Shaker for their album release K 2.0 at Paradiso concert hallSmall photo of Amsterdam, The Netherlands - 21 february, 2016: concert of English psychedelic rock band Kula Shaker for their album release K 2.0 at Paradiso concert hallSmall photo of Amsterdam, The Netherlands - 21 february, 2016: concert of English psychedelic rock band Kula Shaker for their album release K 2.0 at Paradiso concert hall More...

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