Solar Motel - Chris Forsyth
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  • Summary: The latest release for the Philadelphia guitarist is a four-part suite.
  • Record Label: Paradise of Bachelors
  • Genre(s): Pop/Rock, Alternative/Indie Rock, Experimental Rock, Guitar Virtuoso
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  1. Dec 10, 2013
    90
    As a whole, it's brilliant. [Dec 2013, p.68]
  2. Dec 10, 2013
    80
    Drawing from the rock pantheon as well as personal experience and fascination, Chris Forsyth presents a guitarist’s record that is decidedly group music, and Solar Motel should whet appetites and blow minds of shredders and weirdos alike.
  3. Dec 10, 2013
    80
    [The] precisely arranged layers of keyboards and guitars have as many behind-the-door delights as an advent calendar. [Oct 2013, p.46]
  4. Dec 17, 2013
    80
    Solar Motel is Forsyth’s most traditional album in recent memory.
  5. Dec 10, 2013
    70
    It’s not the first time Forsyth has wowed us with his ambition, but that the players around him match it makes this a new twist on his sound, one you’ll come back to time and time again, if only to hear what you missed last time.