psychedelia

Remembering Things

An Ode to ‘On the Beach,’ Neil Young’s Most Beautiful (and Most Depressing) Album

Forty-five years after its release, Young's melancholic search for meaning in a chaotic world feels more relatable than ever.
Hilary Pollack
a day ago
Drugs

Microdosers Are More Creative With Happier Emotions, Study Finds

We talked to one of the men behind one of the first ever studies on microdosing.
Mack Lamoureux
11.12.18
Premieres

Jon McKiel Is Just Trying to Find a Connection on New Album 'Memorial Ten Count'

McKiel is one of the few people brave enough to say he doesn't own a smartphone.
Matt Williams
3.8.17
festivals 2016

Roadburn Day II: Dark Buddha Rising, an Icelandic Wolf's Mass, and the Return of G.I.S.M.

The second day of this famed Dutch festival offered Japanese punks, Finnish prog freaks, and more Icelandic magic.
Kim Kelly
4.16.16
Op-Eds

Bowie Influenced Heavy Metal's Style and Asethetic Without Even Trying

Bowie was the patron saint of outsiders.
1.14.16
MEXICALIA

In Search of Hallucinogenic Toads

VICE Mexico went looking for Bufo alvarius, a toad species that contains a high dosage of the hallucinogen 5-MEO-DMT in its body.
VICE Staff
4.7.15
Premieres

"Find Yourself" with Jacco Gardner and His New Psychedelic Pop Gem

Stream the new track from the forthcoming 'Hypnophobia' LP, due via new label home Polyvinyl.
Noisey Staff
2.18.15
cambodia

Cambodian Surf Rockers Were Awesome, but the Khmer Rouge Killed Them

Knowing the grim fate of a musician who died young always influences how the music sounds, but among musician death stories, the tragedies of Sin Sisamuth and Ros Sereysothea are unusually brutal.
Daniel Woolfson
9.19.14
#ThisIsLive

Retrospective Reviews: The Guess Who's 'American Woman'

The history behind the Canadian album that brought the 'American Woman' to life.
Greg Bouchard
8.20.14
New music

'Die Screaming' With a Stream of the New Satan's Satyrs

FFO: beer, bikinis, motorcycles, and rock n roll
Fred Pessaro
4.14.14
New music

Save Your Drugs, the Night Beats Video for "Hidden Circle" is Trippy Enough

Can you embed hallucinogens with Youtube?
Fred Pessaro
3.19.14