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Whatever happened to the good ole' Grateful Dead? still music to my heart and SOUL! Music is a journey! I'm asking what can 20 mins. SPHONGLE do for eternity????
Might have to sneak moe. in there also and Widespread Panic!!!! Two sort of newer bands! Phish also deserve honorable mention!
Entheogenic is good... as is infected mushroom. And Ott, of course. Thievery Corporation. Etc...
Shpongle, Astral Projection, Jack Johnson (yeah, it works for me on re-entry), Ott...and a few others I can't think of right now.

Shpongle is what my first take off was to, and to this day when I hear them things get a little tingly, and there is a tone....a mmmmMMMMMMMM

^ Really, Infected Mushroom? They are a little dark when I am journeying to the light, at least for me...but if it works!
Grateful Dead sux (Iknow blasphemy) but yea infected mushroom is fat but good traveling music isREGGAE REGGAE REGGAE burning spear Eek-A-Mouse Bob sometimes electronic music can be a little much but good old fashion earthy positive irie vibes can make for amazing experiences Get up Stand up while traveling=Mindblowing
Syd Barrett - Barrett,
Syd Barrett - The Madcap Laughs,
The Olivia Tremor Control - Black Foliage-Animation Music,
The Olivia Tremor Control - Dusk at Cubist Castle,
Ariel Pink's Haunted Graffiti - The Doldrums,
Wooden Wand & The Vanishing Voice - Sunset Sleeves,
Wooden Wand - Gypsy Freedom,
Gong - Magick Brother,
Gong - Flying Teapot,
Acid Mothers Temple & The Melting Paraiso U.F.O - Acid Motherly Love,
Acid Mothers Temple & The Melting Paraiso U.F.O - St. Captain Freak Out and the Magic Bamboo Request,
Black Moth Super Rainbow - Lost Picking Flowers in the Woods,
Black Moth Super Rainbow - Start A People,
The Octopus Project with Black Moth Super Rainbow - The House of Apples and Eyeballs,
Panda Bear - Young Prayer,
Caribou - The Milk of Human Kindness,
The Sunburned Hand of the Man - Headdress,
The Sunburned Hand of the Man - Rare Wood,
Six Organs of Admittance - Six Organs of Admittance,
Tower Recordings - Furniture Music for Evening Shuttles,
The Pink Mountaintops - The Pink Mountaintops,
The Pink Mountaintops - Axis of Evol,
Four Tet - Rounds,
Four Tet - Pause,
Manitoba - Start Breaking my Heart,
Telefon Tel Aviv - Fahrenheit Fair Enough,
Justice - Cross,
Soft Machine - Volume 1,
Soft Machine - Volume 2,
Soft Machine - Third,
Soft Machine - Fourth,
The Beach Boys - Pet Sounds,
Sun Ra - Sound of Joy,
Sun Ra - Lanquidity,
The Beatles - Sgt. Peppers Lonely Hearts Club Band,
The Beatles - Revolver,
The Rolling Stones - Their Satanic Majesties Request,
Arthur Lee & Love - Forever Changes,
The Sunshine Fix - Age of the Sun,
Essex Green - Cannibal Sea ,
Black Swan Network - Late Music Volume One,
The Velvet Underground - White Light White Heat,
The Velvet Underground - The Velvet Underground & Nico.
The list goes on and on!
Kick Bong
Carbon Based Lifeforms
Two Lone Swordsmen
Steve Roach
Digity Mystery Tour
Younger Brother
anything off Interchill

Floyd - pre and post Barrett. Shine On!
Hawkwind - Quark, Strangeness and Charm etc.
Tangerine Dream.

A big YAY! also to Sun Ra Arkestra (and the Pharoahs) Soft Machine, Henry Cow...Gong. Frank Zappa? Philip Glass "Einstein on the Beach." Moody Blues, Bach, Wagner, anything on didgereedoo.
First thing i listened to on entry was that extended version of Enigma's 'Return to Innocence', still can not listen to it without being covered in goosebumps. The fuzz in Smashing Pumpkins' 'Siamese Dream' album goes quite well with the body buzz of the spice.

But Tool! after being tainted by the spice I started to recognize some very psychedelic themes in an ol fav. '4 Degrees', 'Lateralus', '46&2', 'Flood', there are deffenantly more that have hints on the psychedelic experience running through them.
NIN, (ghosts I-IV, downward spiral from start to finish is a HEADY journey, also recommend And all that could have been Still)
Aphex Twin (selected ambient works 1&2, come to daddy, I care because you do)
Dead Can Dance
Godspeed you Black Emporer
Run Return,
Casino vs. Japan,
The Books
Explosions in the Sky
Eyedea and Abilities
Lou Reed,
Frank Zappa,
Kool and the Gang (summer madness is the shit!)
Miles Davis
John Coltrane (sheer genius)
Grant Green
Dave Brubeck Quartet
Tom Waits (Check out bone machine)
King Crimson
Johann Sebastian Bach (In addition to numerous other classical artists, it's sorta hard to go wrong)
Beethoven (hit up the 9th symphony you won't be sorry i promise!)
At the Drive-In (Relationship of Command is a great, really caustic medley of psychedelia)

But i have to go with lucious for my last on the list:
TOOL. TOOL. TOOL. I've not been fortunate enough to be broadened by the spice experience, but seeing these guys live with a head full of acid was one of the best experiences of my life, my mind was turned into pudding, sculpted into a wireframe latticework that stretched through the cosmos, and then shattered apart as it turned inside out and imploded on itself, i felt supercharged for weeks afterward. These guys have an incredibly profound control of their sound, and continuity. The songs never really seem to lose their driving momentum even when the listener has reached slower more ambient parts. It's plain to hear upon listening that the presentation is very meticulously crafted in an extremely deliberate and often complex manner, every sound you hear is supposed to be there, and the quality of their sound is at least five times better in concert than on their albums. I am typifying the stereotypical TOOL fan, but i don't care, i thought they were "alright" before i saw them and when I left, they were my favorite band. So if you get the opportunity to see them, there is nothing off the top of my head i could more strongly recommend. Damn the price of the ticket!
My three favorite albums of theirs:
Aenima (Where the band really started to get more spiritual and complex in their careers as well as honed in on their distinctive sound),
Lateralus(I think to be the crystallization of their sound),
10,000 Days (has more of an overall looseness of sound compared to Lateralus, seems less restricted but the powerful parts i think are even stronger in contrast)
So i'm not the only person in the world who loves beethoven (6th symfony is great also) and zappa and NIN and björk!
Classical music is often the most psychedelic type of music there is. Strawinsky's 'sacre du printemps' and 'petrouchka' are totally insane freaky pieces of music and almost anything symphonic written by debussy is fantastic as well.
Godspeed You! Black Emperor
Do Make Say Think
A Silver Mt. Zion
Radiohead (mainly Kid A, Amnesiac, and In Rainbows)
Sigur Ros
Animal Collective
Panda Bear
Kria Brekkan
Alejandro Jodorowsky
Boards of Canada
Nick Cave & Warren Ellis
Clint Mansell
Rio en Medio
Daughters of the Sun
Valley of the Giants
Omar A. Rodriguez-Lopez
Dirty Projectors
Six Organs of Admittance
Sunset Rubdown
Silk Saw
Akira Yamaoka
Aghast View
Crystal Castles
The Horrors- Sea Within A Sea (hold on for when the psychedelic reel kicks in after 4-5 minutes) YEAHHH!

The Grateful Dead are great, I agree! It's their happy vibe that I like. They get by on charm though, not genius.
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