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How to Change Your Clothes to Change Your Life

Eric Wu | Posted 07.01.2016 | New York
Eric Wu

Correlation isn't causation, and I don't believe wearing a leopard print three days in a row will solve your life's problems. But making deliberate choices about what we wear is one way to explore our inner selves and desires.

'Magic' Mushrooms Show Promise In First-Ever Depression Treatment Trial

The Huffington Post | Anna Almendrala | Posted 05.23.2016 | Healthy Living

"Magic mushrooms," the recreational hallucinogen long associated with music festivals and hippies, may also one day prove to have a powerful pharmaceu...

MY PASSOVER TRIP OF LOVE: THE ODYSSEY AND THE ECSTASY

Randee Mia Berman | Posted 05.02.2016 | Religion
Randee Mia Berman

We Jews have always been wanderers. Taking road trips. Traipsing, trekking, and schlepping. Forced to leave many places. As Tevye says in Fiddler ...

The Daddy Diaries, Chapter 52: Why Your Baby Is Acting Like a Dude at a Phish Concert.

Dimitri Ehrlich | Posted 04.18.2016 | Parents
Dimitri Ehrlich

Of course, the most difficult thing about being sick and injured, is you want to be babied. But your baby also wants to be babied. And last night, Michelle began feeling not so well. So for one Larry David-ish moment, all three of us were laying in bed moaning.

Journey Into Psychedelia With Toronto Duo, OVER

Morena Duwe | Posted 03.29.2016 | Entertainment
Morena Duwe

Made popular by English rock groups in the 1980s, the musical genre creatively dubbed "shoegaze" has evolved and returned.

New Album Reviews: Teknofonic Essentials Vol. 1

Morena Duwe | Posted 03.24.2016 | Entertainment
Morena Duwe

Compilation albums are a great way to receive a carefully selected dose of varying styles of music of any kind but are especially helpful with electronic music.

Sonic Geometry Releases Debut EP With Street Ritual

Morena Duwe | Posted 03.18.2016 | Entertainment
Morena Duwe

Sound and shape have always shared a close bond. In trigonometry, sin and cosine graphs mirror the crests and troughs of soundwaves, dancing through t...

Exclusive Interview With Alex and Allyson Grey at the Gem and Jam Pre-Party in Los Angeles

Morena Duwe | Posted 02.08.2016 | Arts
Morena Duwe

There are those rare conversations in life where time slows down and every sense is simultaneously awakened. A few weeks ago at the classic Belasco theater in downtown Los Angeles, I had the opportunity to get to know visionary artists, Alex and Allyson Grey.

The Verigolds Release Psychedelic 'Crossfire' Music Video

Morena Duwe | Posted 10.19.2015 | Entertainment
Morena Duwe

Psychedelia is a synesthesia of colorful sounds and tasty visions, a perfect recipe of potent flavors that stimulate all of the senses. As a fresh wave of neo-hippies reshape the psychedelic lifestyle, San Diego-based indie band The Verigolds seem to fit the soundtrack of this lifestyle.

Licking Frogs

Carl Pettit | Posted 09.23.2015 | Comedy
Carl Pettit

While I've never seen frog licking firsthand, nor plan to, it felt like a good idea for the comic.

Exclusive Interview With Alex Grey - Part 1

Morena Duwe | Posted 05.23.2015 | Arts
Morena Duwe

Deeply permeated in the transformational festival culture, Alex and his wife Allyson have become the voices and artists of a generation. In this interview, we discover, learn and transcend.

Notes on Moonlust by The Holydrug Couple

Michael Nirenberg | Posted 05.23.2015 | Arts
Michael Nirenberg

Sacred Bones Records here in Brooklyn is one of my favorite record labels to emerge in recent years. One of their latest releases is Moonlust by The Holydrug Couple.

This Ode To Psychedelic Sex Proves Your Parents Partied Way Harder Than You (NSFW)

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 02.13.2015 | Arts

Warning: This post contains all kinds of NSFW images. Read at your own risk. We can only imagine what it would be like to be young and in love -- ...

CD Review: "I Am Love" by I Am Love

Christopher Zoukis | Posted 03.31.2015 | Arts
Christopher Zoukis

I Am Love just released a self-titled album which reflects their personal tastes in music: the psychedelic; the Vaudevillian; a little Seattle grunge; and what, for lack of a better term, is called theatrical rock.

Ryan Kristobak

The Bright Light Social Hour Is Laying Out The Foundation For The 'Future South'

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan Kristobak | Posted 01.20.2015 | Entertainment

No matter how much research you put into figuring out who will be the hottest new artists of each year, another act comes into your vision with an out...

Gem & Jam Festival LA Pre-Party on 1/16/2015

Morena Duwe | Posted 02.23.2015 | Los Angeles
Morena Duwe

Art, music and crystals are converging at the classic Fonda Theater in Hollywood on Friday, January 16, 2015. Euphonic Conceptions, In The Loop Produc...

Branden Daniel & The Chics "In Light" Video is Totally Groovy

Melissa Webster | Posted 01.24.2015 | Entertainment
Melissa Webster

Recently added to the mtvU rotation, "In Light", the first single release ahead of an upcoming completed LP by Branden Daniel & The Chics is a groovy tune with trippy visuals you might have to be stoned to fully appreciate.

Flying Lotus "You're Dead" Tour at The Wiltern in Los Angeles

Morena Duwe | Posted 01.17.2015 | Entertainment
Morena Duwe

My toes began to tap uncontrollably, trying to keep up with my swiveling hips. A long time fan of Mr. Oizo, a derivation of the French word oiseau meaning "bird," I was saturated with excitement. His dark lyrics and grimy house beats made me feel invincible.

The Psychodelic: Phong Bui Discusses What He Curated and How He Curated It

Daniel Maidman | Posted 12.07.2014 | Arts
Daniel Maidman

Spaced Out: Migration to the Interior is Phong Bui's compendium of psychedelic-related art. I cannot tell you if how he curates is how curating is done. But I can dissect his process by means of our conversation, and perhaps that will be interesting or useful.

Do You Like Masterpieces? Check Out This Concept Hotel in Marseille

Sidonie Sawyer | Posted 11.02.2014 | Travel
Sidonie Sawyer

Marseille (South of France - aka French Riviera - aka Cote d'Azur) is a city of surprises, an oceanside formerly fortified enclave where strong accent and slang-ish dialect rule the quays of the old port.

How Magic Mushrooms Alter Your Mind Like A Dream

Reuters | Posted 09.05.2014 | Science

LONDON (Reuters) - Scientists studying the effects of the psychedelic chemical in magic mushrooms have found the human brain displays a similar patter...

What a Long, Strange Trip It's Been

Robert J. Feldman | Posted 06.09.2014 | Fifty
Robert J. Feldman

Dark Star Orchestra, named after the Grateful Dead's epic psychedelic tour de force, re-creates the Dead experience. They are seasoned and evolving musicians who have played with the living members of the Dead at one time or another.

Intrepid Travels: The Bus That Fell Behind The Times

Marcel Hidalgo | Posted 02.25.2014 | Arts
Marcel Hidalgo

You might need a little more than just the sonospheric groove in the album, Intrepid Travels, in order to experience Sound Strider's out-of-this-world...

Neil Krug, Photographer Profile

Global Yodel | Posted 01.25.2014 | Arts
Global Yodel

"I was nobody," Neil said. "And before I knew it I was in Montserrat with this band, directing their video." The gigs kept coming. Suddenly Neil found himself working with groups like Justice, Devendra Banhart and Bat for Lashes, just to name a few.

A Wholesome All Hallow's Eve With Tame Impala and the Flaming Lips

Brian Holton Henderson | Posted 01.23.2014 | San Francisco
Brian Holton Henderson

When I emerged dazed from the Bill Graham Auditorium last Thursday night, I remember feeling vaguely surprised that the city was still standing. Most of my costume was missing, except for the unexplained santa hat still on my head. I did not look like a professional.