acid

Drugs

The World's First-Ever Acid Trip Actually Kinda Sucked

A deep dive into Albert Hofmann's personal archives sheds startling new light on a signature moment at the dawn of the psychedelic era.
Mike Jay
12.5.18
Drugs

'Ego Death' Is the Trip Competitive Psychedelic Users Are Chasing

More and more psychonauts are looking for the ultimate high, but some are ruining their minds in the process.
James Nolan
11.14.18
Premieres

James Supercave's "Come Alone" Video Is a Solo Trip Into Psych-Pop Bliss

The LA oddities have returned to spread their strange, psychedelic gospel.
Andrea Domanick
9.27.18
Premieres

Imagine If Michael Scott Took Some Acid

Watch the premiere of JJUUJJUU's new video for "Zionic Mud," and don't miss the LA psych rockers and Desert Daze founders on tour with Primus and Lumerians this fall and winter.
Andrea Domanick
9.13.18
Interviews

If You Haven’t Been Listening to Unknown Mortal Orchestra This Summer, You’ve Been Fuckin’ Up

'Sex & Food' is one of the year's best psychedelic records, so we talked to Ruban Nielson about what's coming next.
Eric Sundermann
7.30.18
Drugs

People Told Us the Wildest Things They've Seen While Tripping

"I was floating in the sea… a sea made out of dogs, dogs eating dolphins, dolphins eating dogs eating dolphins eating dogs."
Nilu Zia
7.10.18
Drugs

Why Men Who Take Psychedelics Are Less Likely to Be Violent Partners

Researchers found men who tripped were half as likely to hurt a significant other, and "emotional regulation" may play a role.
Sarah Berman
6.8.18
Drugs

6 Steps for Helping a Friend Through a Bad Psychedelic Trip

Start by not calling it a "bad trip."
David Bienenstock
4.30.18
Essays

The Psychedelic Connection Between Kacey Musgraves and Frank Ocean

On 'Golden Hour' and 'Blonde,' their masterpieces, the two artists find new colours and new worlds, a step to the side of our reality.
Alex Robert Ross
4.6.18
listen to this

Kacey Musgraves's 'Golden Hour' Is an Acid-Soaked Country-Pop Masterpiece

The country singer-songwriter's third album, streaming right now, is all full of wonder and love and LSD-induced bliss.
Alex Robert Ross
3.27.18
News

All the News You Need to Read Today

Read it all here so you don't have to open Twitter.
VICE Staff
3.1.18
Drugs

How Different Generations Lost Their Party Drug Virginity

I spoke to Boomers, original ravers, Generation Landfill and modern sesh gremlins to see how first forays into substance use have changed over the decades.
David Hillier
11.30.17
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