Wilco guitarist Nels Cline in the Echoes Podcast.
Nels Cline is best known as the guitarist with Wilco, but long before he joined that band he had a burgeoning solo career as a an outside jazz guitarist. He still maintains that path with groundbreaking albums with his group the Nels Cline Singers and experimental work that pushes the boundaries of electric guitar. In between sets at the Big Ears Festival where he rewired the audience’s heads with fractured guitar synapses, he reflects on a career that embraces the contemplative and the chaotic and complains about the street musician outside his window. I would too. Hear the Nels Cline interview below or download the podcast from iTunes.