Rainbow Serpent

Rainbow Serpent

The Rainbow Serpent Festival is a large electronic music, art and lifestyle festival, located in Victoria, Australia. The festival is mainly known for Psychedelic trance and Minimal Techno music, but also features other genres of electronic music and non electronic music in the smaller stages. The festival also has many art installations, work shops and other attractions. Recent years have seen the festival expand from a purely music-driven event, to one that places an emphasis . . . →Rainbow Serpent

Gus Till

Gus Till

Gus has been active as a musician, producer and Dj for most of his natural born life. Originally from Melbourne Australia, his initial forays into the heady world of music were in the emergent punk/ new wave scene of the late 70’s/ early 80’s where he played in The Ears, Beargarden and briefly in The Models.

In the mid 80’s he became much more involved in studio work and was part of Michael Hutchences . . . →Gus Till

Happy Herbs Company

Happy Herb Company

Happy Herbs is a unique and dynamic company in Uki, NSW, Australia, that believes in an ethical approach to business. Today they run 9 shops in Australia and the USA. Ray Thorpe, the founder, believes in a ‘not-only-for-profit’ spirit, where 10% of the company’s turnover is dedicated to health-based community projects, activism for plant freedom and drug law reform, and herbal education. The company’s mission statement is: “Promoting the appreciation, information, benefits, culture, use, and . . . →Happy Herbs Company

Australia

Australia

Psytranceculture is still strong in Australia, but the recent years have seen the scene’s taste diversify a lot more. Along with the strong psy, progressive and downbeat/ambient scene, there are also many exciting techno, minimal, dubstep, experimental, house, breaks, glitch and IDM artists, meaning the parties always have a great variety of tunes to please anyone’s tastes.

Australia officially the Commonewealth of Australia, is a country in the southern hemisphere comprising the mainland of . . . →Australia

Space Tribe

Space Tribe (Olli Wisdom)

Space Tribe is the alias of Goa/psy trance and clothing producer Olli Wisdom. Olli Wisdom, who is British, and now lives in London, has been a pioneer of psychedelic trance for many years. In the early 1980s he was the singer in the theatrical Goth/Glam band The Specimen, and ran the famous London goth club The Batcave. After the band split up in 1986 Olli went travelling in Asia and in 1988 came to . . . →Space Tribe

IzWoz

IzWoz - www.izwoz.com.au

IzWoz art and clothing is created by Brad and Katie. IzWoz studioz is based near Nimbin, NSW, Australia and rests on the edge of one of the world’s largest shield volcanos; an ancient and sacred place. A natural environment abundant in wildlife, creative culture and community. Their primary creative tools are acrylic on canvas, digital art, pen on paper, airbrush, body painting, textile printing, event installation and tattoo. IzWoz clothing focuses on handmade, limited edition . . . →IzWoz

Raja Ram

Raja Ram on a tour for 1200 Micrograms

Raja Ram (born Ronald Rothfield, 18 December 1941) is an Australian-born musician and the owner of the United Kingdom record label Tip World. Ram left Australia in the 1950s to begin the hippie trail. He returned to Australia later and studied flute at the Melbourne Conservatorium of Music. Ram travelled to New York in 1965 to study jazz. He was a founding member of the psychedelic rock band, Quintessence, in the late 1960s and early . . . →Raja Ram

[2010] Trance culture is still strong in AUSTRALIA

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written by Suspekt

For the psychedelic traveller, there aren’t many places that attract as much intruige and mystique than the wide brown land that is Australia. Possessing one of the world’s longest standing and most vibrant psychedelic subcultures, the land Down Under is a haven for dance music fans, with a strong outdoor party and festival culture that extends to all corners of the country as well as a strong club scene as well.

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