2016 Schedule

Interactive: March 11–15  •  Film: March 11–19  •  Music: March 15–20

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Twin Limb

Wednesday, March 16
9:00PM - 9:40PM


Listen to Don't Even Think


Twin Limb is a band from Louisville, KY formed in 2014 by Maryliz Bender (drums, vocals) and Lacey Guthrie (accordion, vocals), and was joined in 2015 by Kevin Ratterman (sampled sounds, guitar, percussion).

That's the easy part. Describing the band’s sound is much tougher.

Don't assume that accordion is wasting its time being happy, for example. Guthrie makes it do some very sinister things, underpinning the music with a luxurious darkness that connects folk and psychedelia. It's the same with the vocals, as Guthrie and Bender wrap their voices one around the other like they're telling secrets, creating another bridge between the familiar and the disarming.

Bender keeps the drums simple and purposeful, often parsing out her beats in short, sharp bursts with a precision that never feels forced. Ratterman is the final wild card, using guitars and samples in unexpected ways that feel both post-punk and experimental. ...

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Louisville, KY
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