Nels Cline is a guitar great in the truest sense of the word. A Los Angeles native, Nels has played with everyone from Julius Hemphill to Time Berne, Mike Watt to Vinny Golia. For the past ten years Nels has been playing guitar in Wilco and has recently relocated to New York. Today's talk is a good one and Nels tells a lot of great stories, from organizing concerts of improvised music in LA in the 80s to jamming with the Dead. This is an essential episode of the 5049 Podcast.