Neo-Psychedelia is a genre that saw a rise to prominence in the 90s, but had been in existence for some years. Early acts (such as The Soft Boys or The Church) were very Rock-based, featuring clean guitars and some additional instrumentation and effects (i.e. reverb, distortion). It has developed to be characterized by its layering of sounds or instruments to create a surreal sonic atmosphere. Though synthesizers, samples, and other production techniques have fallen more into favor in recent years Read more on Last.fm.