FORSYTH, CHRIS & THE SOLAR MOTEL BAND

DREAMING IN THE NON-DREAM (NO QUARTER)

FORSYTH, CHRIS & THE SOLAR MOTEL BAND - DREAMING IN THE NON-DREAM 114482
Format:
1 CD
Release:
25.08.2017
Label:
NO QUARTER
Kat.-Nr.:
114482
Barcode:
0616892499244
It's hard to imagine who Forsyth's contemporaries might be, but it's always been that way: the greats tend to feel a little out-of-plumb with their moment (only hindsight lets us see it otherwise), and Forsyth's music has been sparring with some large forces from the beginning.

He's always united the homely with the astral, the abstract with the visceral in his Solar Motels and Intensity Ghosts.

There's something different about Dreaming In The Non-Dream, though. There's a fresh economy involved here, a sense, strange as this is to say about a record with two songs longer than eleven minutes, of not a note wasted.

Despite psychedelic leanings, Forsyth's records have always trained toward concision -- plenty of space, yet never slack -- but these tunes erupt with startling swiftness, then spend the rest of their quick-burning lives teasing multiple moods and patterns out of relatively simple materials
 
  • Tracklisting
  • 1.1. HISTORY & SCIENCE FICTION
  • 1.2. HAVE WE MISTAKEN THE BOTTLE FOR THE WHISKEY INSIDE?
  • 1.3. DREAMIN IN THE NON-DREAM
  • 1.4. TWO MINUTES LOVE