The Nels Cline Singers Play New Music at Le Poisson Rouge

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Nels Cline 


The rangy terrain traversed by the Nels Cline Singers on Thursday night, in a riveting, sold-out show at Le Poisson Rouge, could be understood a few different ways: as a rejection of fixedness, or an endorsement of flux, or a way of moving the conversation forward. What it all amounted to was a distillation of the musical ideals long embodied by Nels Cline, a guitarist with a knack for wrangling restlessness into coherence.