Complicit

Complicit is an exploration of modern techno and an experiment in musical partnership for contributing members Tanya and Travis Norman. Longtime enthusiastic supporters of Minneapolis talent, the duo was looking for a way to translate that inspiration into a statement of their own. They found it by crafting a production and performance workflow running identical controllers manipulating a single system. The resulting symmetry and real time dynamics, a balancing act of duties divided by frequency range, are an invitation to become “complicit participants” in the pair’s potentially criminal acts of dancefloor destruction.

Early forays into performance have witnessed the duo making good their commitment to manifest a favorite Minneapolis slogan: “Keep Techno Sexy.”  Whether contributing to the renowned Black nights at First Avenue or to intimate after hours events, the vibe has been sweaty, sultry, and designed for dancing.  Fans who witness the extra level of communication evident in non-verbal cues dictating build up and release of the material realize quickly the strength of connection between the two musicians .  Meanwhile, the improvisational aspects of the pair’s presentation translate to a potent in-the-moment awareness, one that spreads easily from performer to listener until each is enveloped in a unified experience of Complicit’s relentless rhythm.

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Past Shows


Feb
18
th
2011
Mainroom
Feb
18
th
2011
Mainroom

BASSGASM

with Krafty Kuts, REID SPEED (Play Me/LA), Chris Liberator and more!
Mar
13
th
2010
The Record Room
Mar
13
th
2010
The Record Room

BLACK

with KATE SIMKO, Complicit and Aaron Bliss

More Shows

Oct
9
th
7th St Entry

The Dead Tongues

Sep
27
th
7th St Entry

Previous Industries (feat. Open Mike Eagle, STILL RIFT, and Video Dave)

Oct
25
th
First Avenue

Enter Shikari

with You Me At Six and Yours Truly
Oct
20
th
First Avenue

Everclear

with Jimmie’s Chicken Shack