Tag Archives: Psychedelia

BOOKS / Gary Chason : Glenn Jones’ Novel is Paranoiac Psychedelic Memoir

A dark psychedelic flashback:‘Why Are We in Texas?’ By Gary Chason / The Rag Blog / November 15, 2010 [Why Are We in Texas? A novella by Glenn Jones (Lulu.com, 2010); Softcover; 93 pp.; $14. Also available as an electronic … finish reading BOOKS / Gary Chason : Glenn Jones’ Novel is Paranoiac Psychedelic Memoir

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Ramsey Wiggins : Me and Gilbert Shelton: A Memoir

Legendary underground cartoonist and comix artist Gilbert Shelton.Me and Gilbert Shelton: A Memoir By Ramsey Wiggins / The Rag Blog / March 8, 2010 Legendary underground artist Gilbert Shelton will be Thorne Dreyer’s guest on Rag Radio, Tuesday, March 9, … finish reading Ramsey Wiggins : Me and Gilbert Shelton: A Memoir

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Long Strange Trip : Austin’s 13th Floor Elevators and Still Trippin’ Tommy Hall

Tommy Hall in his Tenderloin apartment in San Francisco. Photo by Jamie Soja.  The story of the Thirteenth Floor Elevators – Austin’s favorite psychedelic sons – is rich, rowdy and textured. They sparked a counterculture, birthed a sound and inspired … finish reading Long Strange Trip : Austin’s 13th Floor Elevators and Still Trippin’ Tommy Hall

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ART : R. Crumb: Mr. Natural Goes to the Museum

“Mr. Natural” (1974), paint on plywood, from “R. Crumb’s Underground.” Image courtesy of John Lautemann / NYT. R. Crumb’s Underground One of the more than 100 works in this exhibition at the Institute of Contemporary Art in Philadelphia. Image courtesy … finish reading ART : R. Crumb: Mr. Natural Goes to the Museum

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ART : Infinity Goes Up On Trial: The Questioning of Psychedelic Art

Janis Joplin and Tina Turner singing together at Madison Square Garden on November 27, 1969. Photo by ©Amalie R. Rothschild.Summer of Love: Art of the Psychedelic Era By Michael J. Kramer Michael J. Kramer is a lecturer in History and … finish reading ART : Infinity Goes Up On Trial: The Questioning of Psychedelic Art

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Thorne Dreyer & Margaret Moser :
Austin Rock Musician Benny Thurman Dead at 65

By Thorne Dreyer | The Rag Blog | June 24, 2008 Benny Thurman, a founding member and bassist of the famed sixties rock group the Thirteenth Floor Elevators, died this past Sunday, June 22 in Austin. Thurman was in intensive … finish reading Thorne Dreyer & Margaret Moser :
Austin Rock Musician Benny Thurman Dead at 65

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Mesmo’s Reflections on the Sixties

Janis Joplin, folksinger. Austin, Texas, 1965, at The 11th Door on Red River Street. Photo by Bob Simmons / The Rag Blog. Gerry Storm wrote the following reminiscence on Austin music in the sixties for the Texas Ghetto website in … finish reading Mesmo’s Reflections on the Sixties

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Alton Kelley : Master of Psychedelic Art

Alton Kelley, 1967. Photo by Bob Seidemann. Alton Kelley, 67, Artist of the 1960s Rock Counterculture, DiesBy William Grimes / June 4, 2008 Alton Kelley, whose psychedelic concert posters for artists like the Grateful Dead, Jimi Hendrix, and Big Brother … finish reading Alton Kelley : Master of Psychedelic Art

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Guess That Makes Us Artifacts….

…Speak for yourself, Dreyer Photo by Chris Ramirez / NYT.Back to the Garden: A Woodstock MuseumBy Peter Applebome / May 29, 2008 BETHEL, N.Y. — A funny thing happened on the magic bus trip back to the tie-dyed land of … finish reading Guess That Makes Us Artifacts….

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