The Week’s Best Free MP3s, incl. Chris Forsyth and The Solar Motel Band, The Lawsuits, Reek

Photo by Allison Newbold | allynewbold.com

Photo by Allison Newbold | allynewbold.com

Chris Forsyth and his Solar Motel Band recorded this week’s Key Studio Session.  Drawing from the experimental guitarist’s latest record, the set of three songs includes two off of the album and a new one.  Download “I Ain’t Waiting” below and get the full set here.

Philadelphia native Vikesh Kapoor (now based in Portland) released his beautiful debut LP The Ballad of Willy Robbins last week.  The singer-songwriter was a recent guest of Folkadelphia and recorded a live session.  Below, get a free download of the studio versions of “I Dreamt In Blues” from Kapoor’s new record, and see him live at Kung Necktie on November 8th.

The subject of this week’s Unlocked feature is Cool Cool Cool, the newest record from Bucks County natives The Lawsuits.  The installment kicked off with a free download of “Dreaming #26,” a song that shows just how much the band has expanded its sound on the new album.  Download the song below and check out the rest of the series here.

Philadelphia’s Reek has a resume that includes production work for Chill Moody Tiana Victoria and collaboration with Kuf Knotz.  This week the local rapper released a video to go along with “Cloud 9″ off of his new album F.a.n.T.a.s.Y.  Check out the video here and get a downlaod of the track below.

ATO Records are giving away a sampler of fourteen tracks via Noisetrade as a farewell to summer.  The mixtape includes offerings from Caitlin Rose, Alabama Shakes, Gogol Bordello and Drive-By Truckers.  Take a listen below and get your copy in exchange for an email address.