Psychedelic trance was first spawned in the early 90s as a musical subgenre of techno to listen to under the influence of mind altering chemicals, such as MDMA or LSD. Psychedelic trance is a synonym for Goa, and Goa is named after, conveniently, Goa, India. Psychedelic trance can be described as the classical music of the 90s, instead of orchestras, the complex music is created with synthesizers and samplers. Check out EFNet #techno for more information.