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Definition of the noun acid 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

Music

  1. Acid rock is a form of psychedelic rock, which is characterized by long instrumental solos, few lyrics, and musical improvisation. Tom Wolfe describes the LSD-influenced music of the Jimi Hendrix Experience, Pink Floyd, the Doors, Iron Butterfly, Big Brother & the Holding Company, Cream, Jefferson Airplane, Ultimate Spinach, Blue Cheer, Quicksilver Messenger Service, the Great Society, Deep Purple and the Grateful Dead as "acid rock" in his book about Ken Kesey and the Acid Tests, The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test.
  2. "Acid Rock" is a musical EP of Derrick Harriott & Derrick Marriot.
    • released in (34 years ago)

Writings

"Acid Rock" is a book by Murphy.

  • also known as "Acid Rock (Destroyer, No 13)"
  • genre: Speculative fiction
  • copyright: 1973

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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

Acid rock is a genre of music that emerged from the HaightAshbury district of San Francisco in the late 1960s. Its appearance was directly linked to that of the hallucinogen LSD (lysergic acid diethylamide) as a recreational drug, popularly ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of the Sixties (2011)

A Decade of Culture and Counterculture by Abbe A. Debolt, James S. Baugess

NEUMANN ACID ROCK. Acid rock is a style of rock-and-roll music linked to psychedelic drugs, particularly lysergic acid diethylamide (LSD). Its precursors could be heard in popular music as early as 1965/66, in enigmatic songs ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Bass Riffs (2011)

by Bruce, Dix, Todd Byrne, Josquin Des Pres

The Twist The Twist Acid Rock ........................................................ ..12 Acid Rock Acid Rock Acid Rock Hard Rock ........................................................ ..13 Hard Rock Hard Rock Hard Rock Hard Rock ........................................................ ..14 Hard ...

Google previewThe A-Z Encyclopedia of Alcohol and Drug Abuse (2002)

by Thomas Nordegren

Acid Jazz Music style combining rock, acid rock, soul, R&B, and jazz influences. Sometimes connected with the use of hallucinogens from where it got its name. Acid Lab Colloquial term for a place where LSD is made. Acid Party Colloquial ...

Google previewThe New Partridge Dictionary of Slang and Unconventional English (2015)

by Tom Dalzell, Terry Victor

new sort of music showed us ®Strawberry Fields forever ̄¥it was nicknamed acid rock [...] instantly internationalised with the release of The Beatles« ® Sergeant Pepper ̄. Acid rock was flower power«s jingle. ¦ Richard Neville, Play Power, ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Environment and Conservation (2017)

by Michael Allaby, Chris Park

Acid rock is low in magnesium. Acid rocks tend to be much lighter in colour than * basic rocks, they tend to disintegrate around the mineral *crystals, and they often weather into coarse‐textured and rather infertile *soils. acid shock (acid surge) ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of American Radio (1998)

by Donald G. Godfrey, Frederic A. Leigh

ACID ROCK national radio networks to providing news on the hour, plus occasional sports reports and features. ABC's management decided to create four radio networks. The radio networks paid for full-time access to AT&T long- distance ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of Popular Music (2017)

by Norman Abjorensen

Acid rock is a subgenre of psychedelic rock, characterized by extended instrumental solos, musical improvisation, and...

Generally, the term is roughly equivalent to psychedelic rock, with “acid rock” tending to have a harder, heavier sound.

Google previewA Dictionary of Geology and Earth Sciences (2013)

by Michael Allaby

acid rock *Igneous rock containing more than about 60% *silica (Si02) by weight, most of the silica being in the form of silicate minerals, but with the excess ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Ecology (2010)

by Michael Allaby

acid rock *Igneous rock that contains more than about 60 per cent silica (SiOz) by weight, most of the silica being in the form of silicate minerals, but with the excess of about 10 per cent as ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Recorded Sound (2004)

by Frank Hoffmann

Although generally devoid of the studio gimmickry typifying the Beatles school of psychedelia, acid rock provided its own form of mind expansion by means of guitar pyrotechnics. Leading practitioners included Cream, Blue Cheer, and the ...

Google previewDictionary of Architecture and Building Construction (2008)

by Nikolas Davies, Erkki Jokiniemi

acidic rock, acid rock; types of igneous rock whose silica content is greater than 66%. acidity, ...

Google previewThe Facts on File Dictionary of Earth Science (2009)

by Jacqueline Smith

acid rock The dominant chemical constituent of igneous rocks is silica, SiO2, which typically ranges from 35–75% (by weight). Arbitrary divisions are made as follows: acid – SiO2 ...

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