Examples of psychedelia in a Sentence
the tie-dyed fashions of psychedelia
music ranging from jazz to disco to '60s psychedelia
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The sounds of ’60s psychedelia are here, yet not the questing, form-free sensibility associated with psychedelics.
Its sound has the freeness of jazz, the esoteric textures of psychedelia and the unpredictability of prog-rock.
Rock formations are colored by minerals in oozing volcanic psychedelia.
Successive Washed Out releases expanded Mr. Greene’s vocabulary across additional decades, incorporating live instruments and invoking psychedelia, trip-hop and ambient electronica: anything that could dissolve into a midtempo haze.
In addition to the extended riffs, the band was known for its eclectic style, which fused elements of rock, psychedelia, country, folk, blues and reggae, among other music forms.
Walker is not afraid to blur genres, playing with psychedelia, smoky jazz and R&B. Collaboration is key for Walker.
The drums pummeled in ever-shifting meters, vociferous yet full of subtleties, channeling thrash, math-rock, grunge and psychedelia; guitar and bass riffed hard or sent long lines across the field like flaming arrows.
Flower children and psychedelia were the rage on the coasts that ’67 summer, particularly in San Francisco’s Haight-Ashbury district and parts of New York City.
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Origin and Etymology of psychedelia
First Known Use: 1967See Words from the same year
PSYCHEDELIA Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of psychedelia for English Language Learners
: the art, music, style of living, etc., that is associated with psychedelic drugs and especially with the time in the 1960s when many people were using psychedelic drugs
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