credit: Ariana Molly
In the past 6 months, DVTR has definitely been shaking up the Canadian punk scene, racking up dazzling reviews, best of 2023 lists, soldout shows and some bootlicking awards for their first ever EP “BONJOUR”. Offering an in-between of the B-52s and fast DIY punk rock such as Jay Reatard, the troublemaking duo pours out its bile on often surprising, sometimes awkward, and always salvatory soundscapes. Its unpredictable stage antics breaks all language barriers, already taking the band on showcases everywhere from Mexico to the UK.
DVTR is French-speaking, female-fronted, short and not sweet at all: it repeats, it repeats, it repeats – that’s the only way to get the message across. Vasectomy for all, ACAB, Rhum coke and MDMA, etcetera, ectcera. A simple fuck off to anyone who’d need a reminder before everything burns?
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