The Twistettes

Jo D’arc – Lead vocals/bass guitar/distortion
Nicky D’arc – Backing vocals/drums/noise

Jo and Nicky D’arc make up The Twistettes with their dirty, twisted bass sound, a hit of swinging flare and thumping driving drums. They are DIY, punk, riot grrrl, real-deal indie with a touch of psychobilly.

The Twistettes have a strong DIY ethos which has lead to connecting with other like minds and becoming involved in a variety of eclectic and exciting gigs in clubs, fields, warehouses, pubs, flats and gar-dens across the country. This includes a sold out show at the Glasgow Barrowland as part of DIY collective The Yellow Movement. The band have performed at a number of festivals including Eden, Kelburn Garden Party, MugStock, Loch Lomond Boat Party, Doune the Rabbit Hole and Audio Soup. They have also supported Alabama 3, Frightened Rabbit and Colonel Mustard & Thge Dijon 5.

Debut album, ‘Jilt the Jive’ was released on the 23rd April 2016 with a sold out launch night and a number of positive reviews. The band have big plans for 2017 including a UK tour, a variety of festival dates and an
EP release.

This, The Twistettes debut album, has been creating quite the stir. The Twistettes are duo of sisters who have uti-lized the simplest but most effective of concepts and made something quite wonderful in the process. The D’Arc sisters, Jo and Nicky have used a battered drum kit, their vocals and a fuzzed out bass to craft Jilt The Jive
and its beauty is in its graceful simplicity and clarity. A sold-out launch night and some high-profile support slots have seen the band raise their profile and it’s entirely deserved.
Louder than War 8/10

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