by Andrew Sacher

Chris Forsyth

Chris Forsyth and the Solar Motel Band put out their new 5-song LP, Intensity Ghost, this week via No Quarter records. Pulling equally from The Grateful Dead's jams and Television's guitar workouts on Marquee Moon, Chris and the band know how to get into a groove, but they're never just aimlessly jamming. Stream two tracks, including the 11-minute "The Ballad of Freer Hollow," below.

They'll be celebrating the new album with release shows in NYC and Philly followed by a tour. The NYC show happens Sunday (11/2) at Baby's All Right with support from Zachary Cale and VBA. Tickets for that show are on sale now. All dates are listed below.

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Chris Forsyth & the Solar Motel Band - "The Ballad of Freer Hollow"

Chris Forsyth & the Solar Motel Band - "I Ain't Waiting"

Chris Forsyth & the Solar Motel Band -- 2014 Tour Dates
1/2 BROOKLYN "INTENSITY GHOST" RECORD RELEASE SHOW #1 @ Baby's All Right w/ Zachary Cale Band + VBA
11/5 PHILADELPHIA "INTENSITY GHOST" RECORD RELEASE SHOW #2 @ Boot & Saddle w/ Marshall Allen + The Orange Drop
11/12 BUFFALO @ Mohawk Place
11/13 DETROIT @ PJs Lager House w/ Isles of ESP + Hydropark
11/14 CINCINNATI @ The Comet w/ Public Housing
11/15 LAFAYETTE, IN @ The Spot
11/16 BENTON HARBOR, MI @ The Livery
11/17 MINNEAPOLIS @ 7th St Entry
11/18 CHICAGO @ The Empty Bottle
11/20 LOUISVILLE @ The New Vintage
11/21 COLUMBUS @ Wexner Center for the Arts
11/22 WASHINGTON, DC Babe City