Thursday, 24 May 2018
Tuesday, 22 May 2018
A beautiful, concise (photo) history of LSD since its synthesis in 1943 and up to the most recent times, with the (re)discovery of its psychotherapeutic properties and new use models like the 'microdosing'
See the photo gallery on Getty Images
(from top to bottom: Dr. Albert Hofmann, the discoverer of LSD; Dr Humphry Osmond who conied the word 'psychedelic' in 1956; Dr. Timothy Leary, who spread the lysergic verb in the sixties and an 'acid test' in Los Angeles)
Friday, 18 May 2018
Andy Roberts is an historian of Britain LSD psychedelic culture and author of Acid Drops: Adventures in Psychedelia (2016) and Albion Dreaming: A Popular History of LSD in Britain (2008)
While terms like 'acid' or 'psychedelic culture' are usually and immediately associated with California, Tim Leary or Grateful Dead, Andy's books tell us that the (much less known) British LSD history is just as interesting and involving and represented by characters like Aldous Huxley and Michael Hollingshead who were among the real prime movers of the 'psychedelic revolution' of the sixties.
Read an interesting interview with Andy Roberts on Psychedelic Frontier
(Acid Drops in Terra Incognita)
Friday, 11 May 2018
Well-known musicians like the legendary guitarist Warren Haynes and The Doors' drummer John Densmore and much less known international artists 'synergize' together to brilliantly cover the immortal Jimi Hendrix classic....
( previous posts here, here and here)