Psychedelic Short Films

Soviets and Yellow Submarine

Some Soviet animators apparently were influenced by the aesthetics of Yellow Submarine and you can watch the evidence below. Thanks for the info, Russian Wikipedia.

A Box with Secret / Шкатулка с секретом (1976). Director: Valery Ugarov

Merry-Go-Round 1. Inattentive Giovanni / Веселая карусель N°1. Рассеянный Джованни (1969). Director: Anatoli Petrov. Starts at 1.32 in the video, but I think you will want to watch the first one, too!

Merry-Go-Round 5. This movie is about you, isn’t it? / Веселая карусель N°5. Не про тебя ли этот фильм? (1973)

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Psychedelic After Effects, Psychedelic Short Films

Psychedelic Typography

[vimeo http://vimeo.com/17546631]

Typography videos has been getting pretty big on the web in the past couple of years.  Now, Olivier Ferland has been doing some pretty amazing work with two beautiful psychedelic raps from psychedelic stand-up prophet Bill Hicks  and from Terence McKenna.

For people like me, text is so intrinsic to meaning, that we  sometimes secretly wish that the whole of reality would be subtitled. These videos manage to make the powerful psychedelic speeches even stronger.

[vimeo http://vimeo.com/19509843]

 

Psychedelic Short Films, Psychedelic Web Clips

Musings on Terrence McKenna’s Emergence of Language – Jason Saliva

[vimeo http://vimeo.com/22364186]

“Language is a psychedelic technology”. 11 years after Terence Mckenna’s death people still walk around in parks, contemplate his mind-blowing ideas and break out in unstoppable raps of inspiration . This techno-psychedelic short film gives new perspectives on McKenna’s ideas on language and the stoned ape theory. Enjoy.

Psychedelic Art, Psychedelic Visuals, Pyschedelic Visualisations

A little somethin somethin from Cyriak

So I had something completely else planned for today’s video, something about the connection between big wave surfers and chasing the ultimate psychedelic ride (promo:) but then I saw this awsome video in dosenation (which became an imporant part of my internet diet) and I just had to post it here. Cyriak is plane simply a psychedelic genius.

* and another something I have to share with you is the music of Ravid Kahlani and the “Yemen Blues”. It’s a band that plays a mix of Yemen traditional music with blues and is really amazing. Listen to it (and “like” it)  here—–> 

Psychedelic Short Films, Psychedelic TV

The obsolete man / The twilight Zone

episode (n° 065), 1961 /

What could be more psychedelic than the famous Twilight zone ?

In a future totalitarian state, Romney Wordsworth (Meredith) is a man put on trial for the crime of being “obsolete”. His occupation as a librarian is a crime punishable by death, as the State has eliminated literacy. He also believes in God, also punishable by death, as the State has declared that there are no Gods. He is prosecuted by the Chancellor (Weaver), who announces in front of the assembled court that Wordsworth, in not being an asset to the State, shall be liquidated.