Frances Luke Accord, Syvers

Frances Luke Accord

Syvers

Thu · January 31, 2019

Doors: 7:30 pm / Show: 8:00 pm

$12 advance; $15 day of show

Frances Luke Accord
Frances Luke Accord
"Frances Luke Accord are the definition of lean-in music." - Joni Deutsch, NPR's Mountain Stage

“Frances Luke Accord are some of our very favorite musicians, songwriters, and people. We couldn’t recommend their debut LP, FLUKE, highly enough.” - Darlingside
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Frances Luke Accord are an independent Chicago-based duo hailing originally from South Bend, Indiana. Both dedicated multi-instrumentalists and meticulous songwriters, Nicholas Gunty and Brian Powers distinguish their music with genre fluidity, buttery harmonies and acoustic ensembles. Although prevailingly a modern folk band, FLA sip copious inspiration from Americana, jazz, soul, and rock.

Since forming during their senior year at the University of Notre Dame, Frances Luke Accord's approach to music has marked a boundless evolution. In December of 2012 the duo released their first record, Kandote, a not-for-profit, intercultural collaboration with the Barefoot Truth Children’s Choir of Kkindu, Uganda — an endeavor that continues to support the primary education and musical aspirations of the choir. Bringing their world/folk sound to Chicago in the summer of 2013, the duo quickly garnered local and regional attention for their captivating live performances and stunning self-produced releases, including the Queen for Me EP (April 2014), Live @ Strobe (April 2015), and, most notably, their debut full-length album, Fluke (May 2016).

Fluke, FLA's pseudo-self-titled introduction to a national audience, is a self-produced vocal tour-de-force that leaps quickly and definitively into the canopy of contemporary art. It is dreamlike and philosophical, haunting and whimsical. Its melodies evoke a noir film, a Spanish folktale, an enigmatic egoeye. However you pin it, something in the music is turning heads. Whether evidenced by their invitation to perform on NPR's Mountain Stage Radio Show with Larry Groce, tours with Darlingside and Anaïs Mitchell, official showcase at Folk Alliance International's 2017 Conference, or the $16K Kickstarter that funded Fluke, Frances Luke Accord's compositions take the listener by the ear, pull the rug from beneath her feet, and leave her deliciously airborne. Listen.
Syvers
Syvers
Syvers are an indie folk-electronic duo from Minneapolis. The husband-wife fronted project pull from a moody blend of influences like The Civil Wars, S. Carey, Julien Baker and The xx. With threads of samples, droning backdrops, and howling vocals, the studio and stage crossfade using live-looping to capture inspired moments unique to each performance.
Venue Information:
The Warming House
4001 Bryant Ave South
Minneapolis, MN, 55409
http://thewarminghouse.net/