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Songs We Love: Chris Forsyth & The Solar Motel Band, 'Dreaming In The Non-Dream'

The 16-minute track manages to be concise and lean, almost speeding on an empty tank through a tireless groove that solders dusty Ohio punk to krautrock's soothing repetitions.
Chris Forsyth & The Solar Motel Band's new album, Dreaming In The Non-Dream, comes out Aug. 25. Source: Maria Dumlao

There's a word that follows Chris Forsyth's music around and makes the Philadelphia guitarist uncomfortable. "I have a complicated relationship with transcendence," he tells NPR. He understands why his guitar epics invite the comparison: Channeling Television, Pere Ubu and kosmische questers past, they race towards some receding target like a rocket aiming for Mars, or greyhounds hurtling hungrily towards

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