Playlist: Neo-Psychedelia Picks

Neo psychedelia is a variety-filled subgenre of psychedelic music that originated in the 1970s as an outgrowth of the British post-punk scene - which still exists until today with the fame of acts such as Tame Impala, Pond, Melody’s Echo Chamber, and Unknown Mortal Orchestra. In this article, contributor Dinda Az’ara Putri has curated a neo-psychedelia playlist for you to enjoy.

Distorted Blackgaze Tunes: A Playlist

Blackgaze is a fusion genre that happens to be a mixture of black metal and shoegaze elements. It first emerged in 21st century and was pioneered by acts associated with a French musician Neige, namely Alcest and Ameoseurs. The sounds of blackgaze have some notable characteristics such as tremolo picking riffs that sound softer than black metal and resemble shoegaze, rapid blast beats, and shrieking vocals. In this playlist, contributor Ralka Skjerseth would offer her best picks of some of the most renowned blackgaze tunes. Enjoy!

Foundations of Dream Pop 101

Dream pop is a sub-genre derived from a mix of alternative rock and neo-psychedelia that developed in the 1980s. It gives you a floating, dreamy sensation when you listen to the songs from this sub-genre - hence the name "dream pop". Contributor Dinda Aza’Ara Putri has compiled a starter dream pop playlist for those who are interested in diving more into the dream pop world. Enjoy!