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Opening with a thrum of dissonance, Nels Cline's newest effort stakes out pretty unique territory as the guitarist brings along six-string foil Julian Lage. From the outset, "Furtive" finds the pair gamboling around each other's line, giving bassist Scott Colley and drummer Tom Rainey the task of holding it all together. At times, as on "Temporarily," the quartet evokes an electrified combo from the '60s, adhering to the genre's past just enough to keep traditionalists from having a fit.
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