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Psychedelic Trance

Psychedelic trance, psytrance or just psy (derived from the ancient greek word ψυχή "psyche", mind; soul; breath; spirit) is a form of electronic music characterized by hypnotic arrangements of synthetic rhythms and complex layered melodies created by high tempo riffs. it appeared in the mainstream in 1995 as with reporting of the trend of goa trance. the genre offers variety in terms of mood, tempo, and style. some examples include full on, dark, progressive, suomi, psybreaks and psybient.