April 6, 2007 Wikipedia on Neo-Psychedelia
Neo-Psychedelia (a.k.a. modern psychedelic rock, psy, psych) is the product of the post-psychedelic rock explosion of the 1960’s. Modern Neo-Psychedelic bands base strong elements on the works of other notable leaders in the ’60’s psychedelic culture; Jimi Hendrix, The Band, Jeff Beck, etc. A form of free melodic music sometimes associated with indie rock, neo-psychedelic musicians use a variety of elements; distorted electronic sounds (including artists from completely different musical backgrounds such as new wave, alternative rock, shoegaze, space rock, and ambient) with strong influences of the popular psychedelia of the ’60’s. Some bands show music style that bring their sound to a “psychedelic dimension” or “acid-rock”.