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Altered State: The Story of Ecstasy Culture and

Altered State: The Story of Ecstasy Culture and Acid House. Matthew Collin

Altered State: The Story of Ecstasy Culture and Acid House

ISBN: 9781846687136 | 352 pages | 9 Mb

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Altered State: The Story of Ecstasy Culture and Acid House Matthew Collin
Publisher: Serpent's Tail Publishing Ltd

Jun 30, 2012 - And so we throw people in prison for long jail terms if they are caught with some marijuana, while people can go out every weekend and drink themselves into an abusive, obnoxious state, and we just tell them they're cool. Jan 20, 2014 - He explains that when he was in school he was a fan of house, electro, rap and hip hop, but it was the advent of acid house hitting the UK which really altered the course of his life: "It was because of my passion for the rave scene that I . Jul 2, 2012 - Powerbase has an extract from the book Altered State: The Story of Ecstasy Culture and Acid House. Welsh subsequently returned to the subject of drugs in novels and story collections like the Acid hHouse, Filth and Ecstasy: three tales of chemical romance (the latter becoming the first paperback original to become a number Is the drug/dance culture a viable substitute for religion? Aug 29, 2013 - The UK's mid-to-late-'80s house music scene further stimulated his creative impulses, but inspiration really struck when the acid house (rave) scene was launched circa 1988 to '89. Oct 6, 2011 - On Acid presents a radically subjective re-edit of the history of drug experience, following the emergence of drugs as a technology and modernity's conflicted obsessions with altered states. Feb 18, 2014 - Staging a systematic prison break from the confines of French cultural orthodoxy he honed his inherently diverse musical understanding in the crucible of the acid house revolution, and stormed on to become an electronic legend and a he defied all the attempts through the years to pin him down to a specific musical identity and his tireless drive and steely convictions saw him defy the shifting currents of the club world and chisel his beliefs firmly into our history. Tracing a Removed from the familiar cultural contexts of Haight-Ashbury and Grateful Dead psychedelia, On Acid is in itself an experimental program, a recursive acidic process that mirrors the deconstructive relations to counterculture cultivated in contemporary art. Since ecstasy possesses extremely potent, mind altering, hallucinogenic properties like LSD (Lysergic Acid), mescaline and mushrooms, psychotic episodes are inevitable in some users. Mar 27, 2009 - I recall hearing the elements of acid house in Mike's set, which, at the time, was brand new in Dallas. Aug 26, 2013 - With many of Welsh's characters already written into popular cultural history (he's the “poet laureate of the chemical generation”, claimed The Face), a life of royalty cheques and sub-standard facsimiles could have followed. Oct 29, 2013 - In an ABC news story entitled “Study: Teen Ecstasy Use Rising Fast,” the author states, “Experts say the big problem with Ecstasy is its image — one that is so positive, it is almost as though some clever marketing wizard came up with a campaign for it.” No doubt about ..