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20 Great US 60s Psych Albums

Simon Robert Cole "Psymon78"
 
Easter Everywhere
Easter Everywhere
"My all time favourite. The opening three tracks are three of the high water marks of the genre."
The Psychedelic Sounds Of The 13th Floor Elevators
The Psychedelic Sounds Of The 13th Floor Elevators
"Like the second album this is genre defining."
Forever Changes
Forever Changes
"Transcends the Psych genre. For me this is as good as Pet Sounds or any Beatles album."
Cauldron
Cauldron
"Spooky, primitive electronics, incendiary acid guitar and sultry female vocals. A bit of a classic, really."
Feel Like I'm Fixin to Die
Feel Like I'm Fixin to Die
"Classic West Coat Psych. Arguably better than the first album"
After Bathing At Baxter's
After Bathing At Baxter's
"Much maligned in some quarters but for me this is their finest moment."
Electric Music for the Mind &
Electric Music for the Mind &
"A key album in the genre and a good place to start any Psych collection."
A Beacon From Mars
A Beacon From Mars
"Grittier sound than their debut and the title track is one of the defining moments of the genre."
The Roulette Masters, Vol. 2
The Roulette Masters, Vol. 2
"Or "It's A Long Way Down" as it should be known. Excellent East Coast Psych with a reflective mood."
Contact
Contact
"Someone somewhere described them as the Velvet Underground of Electronica - which is spot on to be honest"
The Beat of the Earth
The Beat of the Earth
"This album is a real experience. To me they sound like a more psychedelic VU."
Side Trips
Side Trips
"Awesome album by multi-instrumentalists that touches many, many bases."
Balaklava
Balaklava
"One of the most beautiful LPs ever recorded. And easily the best anti-war album."
Stockholm 67
Stockholm 67
"Not a proper album as such but if you buy anything by the Prunes buy this. Great garage meets acid-rock sound"
United States of America: Remastered
United States of America: Remastered
"Cool East Coast experimental album with great female vocals."
Power Plant [VINYL]
Power Plant [VINYL]
"Along with the first two Elevator's LPs and the Cold Sun album this is the pick of the Texan Psych albums around. If you like the Elevators I know you'll love this."
One Nation Underground
One Nation Underground
"Top acid-folk album from 1967. Contains the infamous Miss Morse track."
Vincebus Eruptum
Vincebus Eruptum
"Seminal in the world of stoner-rock. Play loud."
Trip Thru Hell
Trip Thru Hell
"Unnerving songs, excellent acid guitar sound and cool spaghetti western horn(!). A real gem."
Kak-Ola
Kak-Ola
"Super West Coast Psych that features the classic "Lemonade Kid""