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Psych album of the week: Aphex Twin’s Drukqs (2001)

No other Aphex Twin album has collected such a nuanced and balanced picture of everything that Richard D. James does so well

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Remembering that time Father John Misty told me about his psychedelic experiences

Father John Misty doesn’t make psychedelic music per se. What it may lack in acid-rock trappings, it makes up for with insights the artist attributes to his drug trips

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Psych album of the week: Silver Apples (1968)

Bands like Suicide and later, Stereolab and Portishead, all profess their admiration for Silver Apples and their DIY electronic approach

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Psych album of the week: Syd Barrett’s The Madcap Laughs (1970)

As a pop album, it’s a disaster. As a document of Syd Barrett’s splintering psyche, on the other hand, it’s fascinating

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Recalling how the Black Crowes fought for your right to party (with weed)

The Black Crowes’ progressive approach to their music went hand-in-hand with the band members’ views on cannabis reform

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