Psychedelic Podcasts: What to Listen To?

(soon) We list all psychedelic podcasts in our Podcast Database.

Commuting to work, standing in line at the supermarket, or just going for a nice walk in nature? Those are the perfect times to fire up a podcast. Below are our recommendations and short explanations of psychedelics-related podcasts.

At the top of the list, you can find podcasts that are broadcast often and focus completely on psychedelics. Further down the list, you can find podcasts that are less regular or only talk about psychedelics incidentally.

If you have a podcast to add to this list, please contact us.

The podcasts below have been selected based on popularity and quality. Please let us know if you think one of the podcasts spreads misinformation.

You can also use the Listen Notes website for a more detailed search of psychedelics podcasts or episodes.

Psychedelics Podcasts

Plant Medicine Podcast

“Bringing you the latest in scientific research and therapeutic use of plant and entheogenic medicines.”

Plant Medicine Podcast aims to highlight each substance (‘medicine’) by looking at it from four different perspectives: 1) History and legality, 2) Current and past research, 3) Practitioners perspective, and 4) Firsthand experiences.

Schedule: Weekly

Find it in your Podcast Player, Listen Notes, or: https://www.plantmedicine.org/podcast

Psychedelics Today

“A show discussing the important academic and other research in the field of Psychedelics. We discuss how psychedelics relate to human potential and healing.”

Possibly the longest-running podcast that explores psychedelics. With over 100 episodes it has quite the track record. The podcast features interviews with practitioners, event organizers, researchers, and more.

Schedule: Weekly

Find it in your Podcast Player, Listen Notes, or: https://psychedelicstoday.com/podcast/

The Third Wave

“Our podcast takes you inside the ongoing evolution of the global psychedelic renaissance, presenting insightful dialogue with cutting edge scientists, entrepreneurs, therapists, authors, philosophers.”

The Third Wave interviews some of the most influential people who work with psychedelics. It serves as a great information source for those who want to go deeper. The Third Wave website also offers microdosing and consultancy advice.

Schedule: (Bi)Weekly

Find it in your Podcast Player, Listen Notes, or: https://thethirdwave.co/podcast/

The Psychedelic News Hour

“Where Leading Physicians, Scientists & Experts Share their Wisdom about Psychedelic Medicines and Healing”

This brand-new podcast (still on Clubhouse) shares weekly interviews with those working on psychedelics.

Schedule: Weekly

Find it at https://www.psychedelicnewshour.com/

The Psychedelic Therapy Podcast

A weekly conversation series with leaders in the psychedelic community specifically for therapists, healers, retreat leaders, and passionate enthusiasts.”

A podcast by the team behind Maya Health.

Schedule: Weekly

Find it in your Podcast Player, or: https://www.mayahealth.com/podcast

Plus Three

“Plus Three goes deep into the world of drugs, from local decriminalization and emerging psychedelic corporations to leftist politics and mass incarceration. Each week the team and guests attempt to make sense of the complex connections between drugs, science, capitalism, policy, and culture.”

This critical podcast by the team behind Psymposia takes an anti-authoritarian view on the (business) development in psychedelics.

Schedule: (Bi)Weekly

Find it in your Podcast Player, Listen Notes, or: https://www.psymposia.com/podcasts/plusthree/

The Drug Science Podcast

“In each episode, Professor David Nutt explores themes from alcohol and addition, drug testing and harm reduction, cannabis, drug policy and the therapeutic use of psychedelics together with experts.

This rationalist podcast from David Nutt and his team at Drug Science explores different drugs and the science and policy surrounding them.

Schedule: Weekly

Find it in your Podcast Player, Listen Notes, or:https://www.drugscience.org.uk/podcast/

The New Health Club

“The New Health Club is where the conversation around the new era of mental wellness begins. We think that psychedelics will play a big part in this.”

Schedule: Weekly

Find it in your Podcast Player, Listen Notes, or: https://www.thenewhealthclub.de/

Curious to Serious (Psychedelic Grad)

“We interview students & professionals in the psychedelic space to better understand how they navigated the path from being curious about psychedelics to wanting to dedicate their career to psychedelics.”

Schedule: Weekly

Find it in your Podcast Player, or Spotify

Mind Things

“How Psychedelics will Change your Brain and Change the World.”

Schedule: Weekly

Find it in your Podcast Player, or: https://www.mindthings.co/

The Psychedelic Suitcase

“Unpacking the world of psychedelics one trip at a time.”

Schedule: Monthly

Find it in your Podcast Player, Listen Notes, or: https://psychedelictimes.com/category/podcasts/

Stream of Consciousness

“[E]xplores psychedelics as an emerging industry.”

Schedule: (bi)Monthly

Find it in your Podcast Player or: https://anchor.fm/soc-podcast/

Psychedelic Times

Interviews with practitioners, activists, and other proponents of psychedelics. Nine episodes in total.

Schedule: Last episode September 2018

Find it in your Podcast Player, Listen Notes, or: https://psychedelictimes.com/category/podcasts/

Psychedelic Salon

“Since 2005, Lorenzo Hagerty has been podcasting interviews and talks concerning the use and benefits of psychoactive plants and chemicals, both in their natural settings and in medical research institutions”

Schedule: Bi-Weekly (648 episodes and counting)

Find it in your Podcast Player, Listen Notes, or: https://psychedelicsalon.com/

Entheogen

“Entheogen focuses on psychedelics used in therapeutic, medicinal, sacramental, and recreational contexts”

Schedule: Last episode January 2019

Find it in your Podcast Player, Listen Notes, or: http://entheogenshow.com/

Mind Manifest Podcast

“Mind Manifest is the podcast that digs deep into the science of psychedelics”

Schedule: Sporadic/varied

Find it in your Podcast Player, Listen Notes, or: https://www.mindmanifestpodcast.com/

Natural Born Alchemist

“This podcast brings together people that could be considered naturally born alchemists”

Schedule: Weekly (262 episodes and counting)

Find it in your Podcast Player, Listen Notes, or: https://www.naturalbornalchemist.com/

Mind Melds / Third Eye Drops

“THIRD EYE DROPS is a purveyor of interviews, outerviews and wonder-mongering for sentient sapiens seekers..”

Schedule: Weekly (192 episodes and counting)

Find it in your Podcast Player, Listen Notes, or: http://thirdeyedrops.com/

TRiPPiE Education

“Training Responsibly in Preparing Psychedelic Induced Experiences, Trip stories from a variety of psychedelics…”

Schedule: Last episode December 2019

Find it in your Podcast Player, Listen Notes, or: https://player.fm/series/trippie-education

MAPS Podcast

“MAPS has amassed an incredible treasure trove of audio archives sourced from the amazing talks, presentations, and panels that have taken place at past Psychedelic Science conferences and other unique events”

Schedule: Occasionally

Find it in your Podcast Player or: https://maps.org/news/maps-podcast/

Report on Psychedelics

A relatively new podcast that discusses weekly updates/news about psychedelics. Their website also sells tickets to a conference and their report (at $550, it isn’t cheap)

Schedule: Weekly

Find it in your Podcast Player, Listen Notes, or: https://reportonpsychedelics.com/#briefings

Insight Network

A new (one episode, June 2020) podcast by ATAI Life Sciences. The first episode is with Robin Carhart-Harris.

Schedule: NEW

Find it here (for now) https://www.atai.life/news-insights/

Dose Nation

A once-large podcast that has had two revivals. The first was 10 episodes about the dark side of psychedelics, the second is ongoing and again is 10 episodes about psychedelics (but more broadly this time).

Schedule: Weekly (until season end)

Find it in your Podcast Player or: http://dosenation.com/

Field Tripping

A brand new podcast by Field Trip. Self-described as “a podcast about psychedelics, the people that use them, and what our renewed love affair says about who we are and where we’re going.”

Schedule: TBD

Find it in your Podcast Player or:https://www.fieldtripping.fm/

Business Trip

“Business Trip tells the story of the emerging industry of psychedelics. Each episode features founders, from biotech startups developing novel psychedelic compounds, to clinics and retreats for healing, to software companies building tools to power the ecosystem.”

Schedule: TBD

Find it in your Podcast Player or: https://www.businesstrip.fm/

Talking about Coaching & Psychedelics

“We’re talking with leading practitioners about the meeting points between coaching and psychedelics, how they can work together to help clients achieve growth, insight, learning and personal or professional development. We’ve recognized that beyond the power of psychedelics to be used for healing, fixing and the treatment of disorder, disease and suffering, there is a space for coaching, but nobody is talking about it, which we believe to be at best unproductive, and at worst dangerous for clients.”

Schedule: TBD

Find it in your Podcast Player or: https://coachingandpsychedelics.buzzsprout.com/

Various Smaller Psychedelics Podcasts

  • PRP: Psychedelics Renaissance Podcast (Listen Notes)
    • “Explore the Psychedelic Renaissance with scientists and advocates from The Psychedelic Society of Minneapolis and abroad”
  • New Perceptions (Listen Notes)
    • “The official podcast of the Journal of Psychedelic Psychiatry”
  • PSYCHED (Listen Notes)
    • “PSYCHED explores psychedelics through social, economic, and political perspectives”
    • (two episodes at the moment of writing)
  • Psychedelic (Listen Notes)
    • Host Lucy Baldwin interviews people about their personal experiences with psychedelics”
  • Tales from the Trip: A Psychedelic Podcast (Listen Notes)
    • “Join Amanda as she explains peer-reviewed scientific articles in the world of psychedelics. To balance out the scientific rigor, she brings on guests to tell their stories about their experiences with psychedelics”
    • (three episodes, no website)
  • Change Truth
    • Interviews with various people in the psychedelics field
    • (last episode March 2019)
  • Psychedelic Parenting Podcast (Listen Notes)
    • “At Psychedelic Parenting, we talk about how our experiences with altered states of consciousness influence our family lives”
    • (last episode May 2017)
  • The Tink Tink Club
    • “Welcome to the Tink Tink Club where we discuss the Psychedelic Renaissance with those most important to the movement”
    • (last episode July 2016)
  • APRA – Amsterdam Psychedelic Research Association
    • “[W]e discover how psychedelic substances are breaking ground in science, therapy and culture.”
    • (1 episode – linked)
  • Psanctum Oddcast
    • “The Psanctum Oddcast fosters healthy, challenging conversations within the psychedelic realm”
    • (1 episode)
  • Psychedelic – by Lucy Baldwin
    • A recently started (May 2, 2020) podcast of an integration coach
  • Mind Medicine – Mind Medicine Australia
    • A (to launch) podcast from Mind Medicine Australia

Podcasts that Cover Psychedelics and Other Topics

  • Adventures Through The Mind (Listen Notes)
    • “Adventures Through The Mind is an interview-based podcast hosted by Canadian author and public educator, James W. Jesso.
  • EntheoNation (Listen Notes)
    • “Visionaries pioneering the cutting edge of awakening in psychedelic science, modern shamanism & visionary culture”
  • HEx Podcast – High Existence
    • Various topics from stoicism to ‘hacking DNA’, with psychedelic undertones and occasional discussions about them)
  • Back from the Abyss (Listen Notes)
    • “Psychiatrist Dr. Craig Heacock hosts a deep dive into powerfully moving stories of hope and healing, as well as topical explorations of psychopharmacology, psychotherapy, and psychedelics”
  • Medicine Path with Brian James (Listen Notes)
    • “Transformational coach, yoga teacher and author Brian James has intimate and engaging conversations exploring the intersections between psychedelics, spirituality and psychology for personal and collective transformation.
  • Climbing Mount Stupid (Listen Notes)
    • “Raise the conversation/plant seeds about Psychedelics, Transpersonal Psychology and the Lost Ancient Civilizations”
  • Integrative Psychiatry Review (Listen Notes)
    • “IPR is a podcast intended for both professionals and the average person who wants to improve their mental health”
  • Inside Eyes (Listen Notes)
    • “Inside Eyes is a podcast that focuses on the use of psychedelics & entheogens to heal from sexual trauma”
    • (16 episodes, no new episodes)
  • Mikedelic
    • “Each Mike explores big ideas through a psychedelic Point of view, with a core focus on cognitive liberty”
  • Psychoactive
    • Drug policy pioneer Ethan Nadelmann gets to the bottom of our strange relationship to drugs by talking with those who love them, hate them, and study them.

Various Episodes about Psychedelics

Making Sense – Sam Harris

The Tim Ferriss Show

London Real (interesting conversations, but the broadcaster does seem to be on the way down)

Freakonomics (the podcast from the book(s), about (behavioural) economics, and much more)

Various

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