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Universal Critical Acclaim For Nels Cline Singers MACROSCOPE: Out Now

Wednesday, May 14th, 2014

CRITICAL PRAISE ACROSS THE BOARD FOR
NELS CLINE SINGERS MACROSCOPE
OUT NOW

“A guitarist with a knack for wrangling restlessness into coherence.”
– New York Times

“It’s a record that has no boundaries, and an album with the musicianship to make that a memorable experience.” – NPR First Listen
Macroscope is the Nels Cline Singers’ most expansive, approachable album yet.” – Los Angeles Times
“Nels Cline is an artist whose inspired anti-genre-purist attitude creates music of sheer joyful surprise.” – LA Weekly
“Nels Cline never sounds more inspired — or more inquisitive — than when he’s charting his own, curiously zigzagging path.”
– Washington Post
“Exploring a typically disparate array of influences and textures.”
– SF Chronicle

“More than anything Cline has released in his prolific career, it’s wide-angle music.” – Chicago Reader
“Macroscope is an album brimming with power, beauty, noise and surprise.” –  Downbeat
“A magnificently diverse yet coherent set of tracks incorporating countrified psychedelia, punk-rock shredding and probing jazz.”
– Financial Times
“Macroscope is a rich embrace of Braziliana, balladry, percussion, and the tender-touch influence of samba master Baden Powell.”
– Philadelphia Inquirer
“Cline explores particularly diverse terrain on Macroscope.”
– Denver Westword
MACROSCOPE, is a deep exploration into free-from, improvised music but with a more textural, melodic slant.” – Premier Guitar
“One of the best jazz releases of the year to date.” – Paste
“Cline’s many moods coalesce into a portrait of the artist as a novelty-driven sonic omnivore.” – Relix Magazine
“Macroscope lives up to its name, juxtaposing multiple genres in an organic yet cohesive fashion” –  AllAboutJazz.com
“They’re still making some of the most interesting, adventurous, genre-smashing music of the early 21st century.” – AllMusic

Nels Cline Singers Release 4th Album, A Double CD, “Initiate,” (Studio CD + Live CD) on Cryptogramophone Records April 13th, 2010

Tuesday, February 9th, 2010

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The Nels Cline Singers are Nels Cline, Scott Amendola & Devin Hoff
Live Guests Include David Witham, Yuka Honda (Cibo Matto),
Greg Saunier (Deerhoof), John Dieterich (Deerhoof) & Satomi Matsuzaki (Deerhoof)

Artwork Features Photographs of The Large Hadron Collider at CERN (Switzerland),
The Largest Machine in the World

Album Produced by David Breskin (Ronald Shannon Jackson, Bill Frisell, John Zorn)
Engineered by Ron Saint Germain (Bad Brains, Ornette Coleman, Soundgarden)

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