By Danielle Guercio of WeedMaps, provided exclusively to Benzinga Cannabis.
There’s nothing more relaxing than listening to some music with a good high of cannabis flowing through your system. Other times there’s nothing more exciting – which is entirely its own activity. If you smoke weed and listen to music to relax or get excited, you’re one step ahead.
Neurologist Alice Flaherty studies creativity. She told Mic.com, “No one really understands it, but cannabinoid receptors seem to be involved in producing a state of alertness and alertness.” This alertness means that some people experience a richer sensory response to auditory stimuli like music, which makes it more enjoyable for some, provided it is the right kind of music.
What are the best songs to listen to when you’re stoned? Much like food cravings, it all comes down to personal preference. It’s safe to assume that if you already love a song, experimenting with it while high might kick it up a few notches, but being buzzed is also a great time to experiment with something new.
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Why is the music so good when you’re stoned?
Sensations like taste, sight and hearing are often felt more intensely with almost any intoxicant, even coffee can alter our perception. Cannabis has been known to provide this enhancement for generations – ancient civilizations used it to heighten sensory experiences.
If you’re a fan of hip-hop or only listen to opera on vinyl, you’ll get more for your money with the addition of cannabinoids. Daniel J. Levitin, music psychologist and professor of psychology and behavioral neuroscience at McGill University, wrote in his book The world in six songs that THC’s potential to make listeners feel euphoric and disrupt short-term memory allows listeners to be more in the moment and “hear the music from note to note”.
It sounds a bit scary, but it just means to be careful when consuming, because too much sensory enhancement is overwhelming for some people. For example, even though you want the music to sound better, you don’t want to smell strong smells with more intensity at the same time.
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As for what you should listen to while participating, one thing we can suggest is to focus on pro-pot artists. Every penny you send to a cannabis-friendly musician or performer helps them rack up money, new listeners, click power, and other ways to help you evangelize cannabis, via celebrity stars. music.
Here are several popular musicians within the cannabis community:
- Snoop Dogg
- pink floyd
- Bob Marley
- jimi hendrix
- Grateful Dead
- method man
- cypress hill
- Tame the impala
- Kendrick Lamar
- Inflamed lips
- Wiz Khalifa
Does that mean these musicians have the best songs to listen to loud? Not necessarily, but they have managed to be significant musical artists within many pro-cannabis communities and weed culture in general. Some people enjoy listening to the same music they normally listen to while enjoying cannabis products. Some people like to listen to “Because I Got High” by Afro Man. To each his own!
While modern popular music fully embraces the plant, artists of almost every type of music have some triangulation with cannabis at some point, so no one should feel left out – even music composers and bandleaders. classic adore the sheet.
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