- Start: 1 March 2014 9:00 pm
Prepare to have your mind melted!!! Chris Forsyth and band are creating some of today’s most compelling music.
From The Fader premiere of “Solar Motel”:
“Named after a run-down old lodge in New Jersey, Solar Motel is the full band project of American guitarist Chris Forsyth. Across numerous albums and collaborations with the likes of Loren Connors and Mountains’ Koen Holtkamp, dude has spent the past decade funneling minimalist abstraction, post-American Primitive folk and well-tread rock & roll tropes into an idiosyncratic tunefulness all his own. He even studied with Television axe-grinder Richard Lloyd for a time, which I think may partly explain some of the tight, economical phrasing on “Solar Motel,” layering together a series of repetitious note combinations until all that geometric simplicity suddenly tips over into something very wide-open and grand. Sadly, we’ve only got about five minutes of the 15-minute epic to stream, but it’s the title track of Forsyth’s new, four-part Solar Motel LP, which you can grab come October 29th via Paradise of Bachelors. Album trailer below.”
Zachary Cale is a songwriter originally hailing from the small town of Enon, Louisiana. His music ranges from lyrically driven acoustic balladry and American primitive inspired guitar instrumentals to a wide range of popular song forms.
Over the span of 8 years he has released five full length albums, Outlander Sessions (2005), Walking Papers (2008), a full band rock record See-Saw (2008) under the name Illuminations, Noise of Welcome (2011) and most recently the critically acclaimed Blue Rider (2013). He has toured extensively throughout the U.S. and in Europe, often performing alone with only an acoustic guitar, but has been known to perform with a revolving cast of musicians.
DJ Lunar Moss will be spinning the choicest vinyl throughout the evening, too!