Fifty years on from the hippie counterculture, we’re seeing a revival of scientific interest in psychedelic drugs.
The sweet side of life
Growing up in a milk bar gave the Assaad brothers a love of lollies and chocolates, and a vision that one day they might open their own shop.
Roky Erickson: soaring angelic
While the history of rock music is filled with tales of tragic figures, Roky Erickson belongs to a specific variety – the acid casualty.
Strangers in a strange land: Midsommar review
It’s a cliché that a good horror movie leaves us afraid of the dark, but what if the sun never goes down?
Beauty restored: Belladonna of Sadness review
There are two starting points when considering Belladonna of Sadness: it’s an ‘adult’ animated film, and it’s a wild psychedelic head trip.
Still revolving: the Sixties on display
Melbourne Museum's Revolution: Records and Rebels exhibit is both an in-depth exploration and a nostalgic celebration of the late Sixties.
Between truth and magic
While I fully embraced this new calling, the first thing I had to do was step back and think about what it even meant. What is a wizard? Can wizards exist in the modern world?
It’s fifteen days shy of twenty years since Liss and I met, and she’s finally made me the psychedelic shirt I’ve been asking for.
Folk horror: landscapes, folklore and the past catching up with us
I’m interested in how we got away from the past, and how the past still might catch us. I’m interested in history’s ghosts.
Diving deep into Radiohead’s pool
Within a week there was a whole new album, A Moon Shaped Pool. And there I was, lying in bed at five in the morning with headphones on, listening to it as soon as I could.