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

Melissa Webster | Posted 12.08.2014 | 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 11.17.2014 | 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-wo...

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.

Magic Bus Provides a Pyschedelic "Hippie Tour" of San Francisco

Mark Chesnut | Posted 10.27.2013 | Travel
Mark Chesnut

It's hard to mistake the Magic Bus for any other vehicle that departs from San Francisco's touristy Union Square. The psychedelic colors that wind around the former school bus make it perfectly clear that this is a ride back in time. To the 1960s, to be exact.

Futurebirds, Blowing Minds, c. 2010

Brian Holton Henderson | Posted 09.25.2013 | San Francisco
Brian Holton Henderson

I was a happy man when the Futurebirds rolled through San Francisco. They played at the Independent, one of my favorite venues, and they shredded the place apart. I can't ever go back there again. It is in ruins. I'm not mad.

At Last, the Edifice of Drugs Prohibition Is Starting to Crumble

Amanda Feilding | Posted 08.20.2013 | Politics
Amanda Feilding

The mark of a successful drug policy should not be the amount of drugs intercepted or the number of people in jail, but rather the security and stability of the state's institutions, and the health and wellbeing of its citizens.

DMT Is Everywhere: A Conversation With 'Spirit Molecule' Director Mitch Schultz

Jonathan Talat Phillips | Posted 02.05.2013 | Religion
Jonathan Talat Phillips

Two decades after the first DMTS trials, trans-media producer Mitch Schultz created a documentary film based on this unusual material, creating a counterculture sensation that is now available on Netflix, iTunes and Hulu.

Nets Of Being: Alex Grey's Visionary Art

Jonathan Talat Phillips | Posted 10.03.2012 | Religion
Jonathan Talat Phillips

Among the many talented artists of the global spiritual counterculture, one name rises to the top of nearly every list. His work features a rare alchemy of science and spirituality, where anatomically precise human bodies interweave with profound kaleidoscopic mystical experiences.

We Hate To Burst Your Bubble...

Posted 07.05.2012 | Arts

Fabian Oefner brings back bubbles with a psychedelic twist in his high-speed photography series, titled, "Iridient" (aka 'Bursting Soap Bubbles'), whi...

PHOTOS: 8 Trippy Pieces Of Psychedelic Art

Posted 03.03.2012 | Books

A man with an afro breathes volcanic heat. An intergalactic meet-up of tigers, wizards and egyptian emperors takes place in a vibrant nebula. These im...

What Jennifer Aniston May Not Know About Ayahuasca

Jonathan Talat Phillips | Posted 04.29.2012 | Religion
Jonathan Talat Phillips

Whether or not you believe in energy, sacred healings or intervening spirits, one thing is for sure: If you enter an ayahuasca experience without the proper care, the joke will likely be on you.

Mary Heilmann Will Make You Love Abstract Art

Posted 02.10.2012 | Arts

Here at HuffPost Arts, we like to think of abstract art as the sushi of the art world, an acquired taste that at first encounter is a bit odd and leav...

WATCH: Surreal Sculpture On A Farm

VernissageTV | Posted 10.14.2011 | Arts
VernissageTV

The Garden of Forking Paths is the title of an outdoor sculpture project, which the Migros Museum für Gegenwartskunst is staging on the Blum family e...

Left Banke at Joe's Pub: Utterly Transcendent

Holly Cara Price | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Holly Cara Price

The last time the Left Banke stepped onto a stage to perform together as a band was 1969, so to say those in the audience at Joe's Pub last weekend we...

Exhibition Spotlight: Mind Games With Julian Hoeber's Paintings

Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

WHO: Julian Hoeber WHAT: The Execution Changes, Endless Chair, and His and Hers WHEN: February 5 - March 12, 2011 WHERE: Blum & Poe 2727 South La...

WATCH: 'Harvard Psychedelic Club'

Don Lattin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Don Lattin

Here's some rare footage of an experimental LSD session that I came across doing research for my next book, a group biography of British writer Aldou...

The Black Angels at the Angel Orensanz Foundation, NYC (PHOTOS)

Amber DeGrace | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Amber DeGrace

On September 7, there was a secret show at the Angel Orensanz Foundation in New York City for The Black Angels' new album Phosphene Dream. As my name...

Three Books To Take You On That Long, Strange Trip

NPR | Don Lattin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

It's been a half-century since Timothy Leary, a research psychologist at Harvard University, swallowed some magic mushrooms down in Mexico and decided...

BLOG WATCH> Psychedelic Art on Daily Serving

dailyserving.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

Psychedelia is a state of mind. It is a particular mode of perception that upends our assumptions about the way that the world works. It is about heig...