Let's be real – music and cannabis are like peas and carrots. Or peanut butter and jelly. Call it what you want, but the combination is nothing short of magic. So, whether you're a seasoned connoisseur or just looking to vibe, we've got you covered with the ultimate playlist. Here are the top 20 bands to get lost in when you're on a high note – pun absolutely intended.
1. Pink Floyd: "The Dark Side of the Moon" (1973)
Starting off with the grandmasters themselves. Pink Floyd's "Dark Side of the Moon" is the unofficial soundtrack of the cosmos. Light up, press play, and prepare to have your mind blown (legally, of course).
2. Led Zeppelin: "Stairway to Heaven" (1971)
"Stairway to Heaven" is that timeless classic you could listen to while standing on an actual stairway to heaven. Page, Plant, and friends knew how to craft an epic.
3. The Beatles: "Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band" (1967)
Beatles + bud = a match made in musical heaven. "Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds" takes on a whole new dimension when you're exploring the skies.
4. Jimi Hendrix: "Are You Experienced" (1967)
Hendrix was, without a doubt, the guitar god of the '60s. His electrifying solos are like sonic fireworks for your ears.
5. The Doors: "Strange Days" (1967)
Morrison and his merry band of troubadours took us on a wild trip through "Strange Days," and it's even wilder when you're not quite sure what's real and what's not.
6. Grateful Dead: "American Beauty" (1970)
The Grateful Dead, where free spirits roam. Their soothing melodies are the sonic equivalent of a warm hug.
7. Jefferson Airplane: "Surrealistic Pillow" (1967)
"White Rabbit" is basically a musical trip all by itself. Strap in and enjoy the ride.
8. Tame Impala: "Currents" (2015)
Tame Impala's modern psychedelia is like a space-age rollercoaster for your ears. Their beats are so infectious; you'll wonder if they're laced with something magical.
9. Tool: "Lateralus" (2001)
Tool's intricate prog-rock, combined with Maynard's enigmatic lyrics, is a trip through the mental labyrinth. Just remember to come back to reality when it's over.
10. Radiohead: "Kid A" (2000)
When you're on a higher plane, Radiohead's "Everything in Its Right Place" actually does feel like everything's exactly where it should be.
11. The Rolling Stones: "Their Satanic Majesties Request" (1967)
No, the Stones didn't become occultists, but their psychedelic phase was indeed a deviation from their traditional rock 'n' roll. "2000 Light Years from Home" is your ticket to another galaxy.
12. MGMT: "Oracular Spectacular" (2007)
"Electric Feel" is a musical euphoria that only gets better with a little help from your herbal friend.
13. King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard: "Nonagon Infinity" (2016)
If you're looking for an endless loop of psych-rock goodness, this is your jam. Seriously, the album loops seamlessly.
14. Frank Zappa: "Hot Rats" (1969)
Frank Zappa's avant-garde genius might make you question your existence, but that's part of the fun.
15. Neil Young: "After the Gold Rush" (1970)
"Southern Man" and "Only Love Can Break Your Heart" are like campfires for your soul. Just don't get too lost in the flames.
16. Fleet Foxes: "Helplessness Blues" (2011)
For a more mellow trip, Fleet Foxes' soothing harmonies and contemplative lyrics are the way to go.
17. The Black Keys: "Brothers" (2010)
Their bluesy rock with a touch of nostalgia is like finding your favorite forgotten toy from childhood.
18. John Lennon: "Imagine" (1971)
"Imagine" is like a musical lighthouse guiding you through the stormy seas of existence.
19. Alt-J: "An Awesome Wave" (2012)
Alt-J's blend of indie rock and electronica is like auditory alchemy. Their music is the equivalent of a mental kaleidoscope.
20. Sublime: "Sublime" (1996)
Sublime's fusion of punk, reggae, and rock is the ideal soundtrack for those 'summertime and the living's easy' vibes.
So, there you have it, the ultimate playlist for your next cosmic adventure. Remember to enjoy responsibly, and always make sure to have plenty of snacks on hand. After all, music sounds even better with a munchie soundtrack. Happy listening!