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Nels Cline

g, eg, *1956 US, Los Angeles
Singer / Musician / Composer of Rock and Jazz

Improvisation guitarist and composer born in Los Angeles (CA, USA) in 1956. He started to play guitar at an age of 12. He is known for his use of effect pedals and looping devices. Twin brother of Alex Cline.

  • Guitar
  • Electric guitar
  • Acoustic guitar
  • Steel guitar
  • Vocals
  • Rock
  • Jazz
  • Folk
  • World
  • Electronic
Popular Tracks   
Glad To Be Unhappy on Lovers by Nels Cline
Abstract on ROOM by Nels Cline & Julian Lage
Beautiful Love on Lovers by Nels Cline
Masters Of War on Cry by Scott Amendola Band
In The Wee Small Hours Of The Morning on In The Wee Small Hours Of The Morning by Nels Cline
Million Dollar Secret on NUDES by Lucius
The Bed We Made on Lovers by Nels Cline
For Each, A Flower on Currents, Constellations by Nels Cline
Hairpin & Hatbox on Lovers by Nels Cline
Canales' Cabeza on Macroscope by Nels Cline

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Band Members

Title Artist Year Type
What Is To Be DoneLarry Ochs / Nels Cline / Gerald Cleaver2019Album
In The Wee Small Hours Of The MorningNels Cline / Shirley Horn2017Single
Molecular AffinityThollem McDonas / Pauline Oliveros / Nels Cline2016Album
LoversNels Cline2016Album
Accidental SkyWhite Out w/ Nels Cline2015Album
Radical EmpathyThollem McDonas / Michael Wimberly / Nels Cline2015Album
Woodstock Sessions Vol.2Medeski Martin & Wood + Nels Cline2014Album
RoomNels Cline & Julian Lage2014Album
RacyNels Cline & Julian Lage2013Single
The Ocean Above Your HeadsMy Cat Is An Alien With Nels Cline2013Album
The Gowanus SessionThollem McDonas / William Parker / Nels Cline2012Album
Open The DoorNels Cline / Elliott Sharp2012Album
Jazz FreeNels Cline / Henry Kaiser / Jim Thomas / Weasel Walter / Allen Whitman2012Album
The Art Of The StompboxNels Cline & Henry Kaiser2010Album
Dirty BabyNels Cline2010Album
Stained RadianceNels Cline, Norton Wisdom2010Album
CowardNels Cline2009Album
Red FeastStephen Gauci, Nels Cline, Ken Filiano, Mike Pride2009Album
Elevating DeviceNels Cline + G.E. Stinson2009Album
Duo MilanoNels Cline / Elliott Sharp2007Album
Nothing Makes Any SenseNels Cline • Carlos Giffoni • Alan Licht • Lee Ranaldo2007Album
DownpourNels Cline, Andrea Parkins, Tom Rainey2007Album
Suite: BittersweetNels Cline / Wally Shoup / Greg Campbell2007Album
New Monastery (A View Into The Music Of Andrew Hill)Nels Cline2006Album
Smoke InsideDaniele Cavallanti Electric Unit With Nels Cline2006Album
Four Guitars LiveLee Ranaldo / Carlos Giffoni / Thurston Moore / Nels Cline2006Album
Immolation / ImmersionNels Cline • Wally Shoup • Chris Corsano2005Album
Banning + CenterNels Cline + Jeremy Drake2005Album
Buried On Bunker HillNels Cline & Devin Sarno2004Album
Ash And Tabula (Out Trios Volume Three)Nels Cline • Andrea Parkins • Tom Rainey2004Album
GraduationNels Cline, Chris Corsano, Carlos Giffoni2004Album
The Entire TimeNels Cline / Vinny Golia2004Album
Live At Easthampton Town HallZeena Parkins & Nels Cline & Thurston Moore2001Album
Knormalities V.2 Exclamatories!Alboth! / Nels Cline / Moe!kestra!2000Compil.
Destroy All Nels ClineNels Cline2000Album
The InklingNels Cline2000Album
Interstellar Space Revisited: The Music Of John ColtraneNels Cline / Gregg Bendian1999Album
Rise Pumpkin RiseNels Cline + Devin Sarno1998Album
Edible FlowersNels Cline + Devin Sarno1998Album
In-StoreThurston Moore & Nels Cline1997Album
Pillow WandNels Cline ★ Thurston Moore1997Album
AngelicaNels Cline1988Album
ElegiesNels Cline1981Album
Jim Campilongo Trio with Chris Morrissey and Josh Dion Live at Rockwood Music Hall NYCJim Campilongo, Chris Morrissey, Josh Dion, Nels ClineAlbum
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