psychedelic rock

psychedelic rock

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

style of rock music popular in the late 1960s that was largely inspired by hallucinogens, or so-called "mind-expanding" drugs such as marijuana and LSD (lysergic acid diethylamide; "acid"), and that reflected drug-induced states through the use of feedback, electronics, and intense volume

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