Behind the scenes of the making of RACKETT’s new clip for “Crush”

August 6, 2020

RACKETT has just released a corker of a new song, “Crush”.  It comes with an infectious melody and sugary-pop upbeat sentiments. It was co-written by RACKETT and Dave Hammer (Lime Cordiale, Mia Rodriguez), and mastered by Grammy Award-winning engineer, Joe Laporta (Solange, FKA Twigs). On the same day as releasing this latest tune, RACKETT released the accompanying video for […]

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Loud n Queer TV, showcasing the talents of LGBTQI creatives during the COVID-19 crisis

June 18, 2020

Loud N Queer TV, a Sydney-based production is already in its second season. Talk about impressive, given it only launched in April this year. Born from the creative void created by COVID-19, Loud N Queer is a show filled with live music, DJ’s, comedy, chat and performance art. It has been an important outlet during […]

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Track of the Day: RACKETT “Oxytoxic” (2020)

March 10, 2020

Our Track of the Day is “Oxytoxic” from Sydney electro-pop outfit RACKETT, and it’s especially exciting as a total kick-arse video for it is also being released today. A brief recap on who Rackett is and where they have come from in case you’ve missed that one. They were a totally captivating glam-rock 4-piece, with […]

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Tour Diary: Rackett takes the Machinations Tour to Tokyo, Japan

November 8, 2019

One of the absolute highlights of the live music scene in Australia in 2018 was catching Rackett. Their high-energy glam punk rock was incredibly great fun. It was always a night of immense passion, great musicianship, and total commitment. At the core was their lead singer Bec Callender, the driving force behind the band. A […]

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RACKETT wins inaugural Rockin’ the Puburbs competition

November 12, 2017

Sydney experimental-punk band Rackett have snapped up the $15,000 Rockin’ the Puburbs prize. The all-female band was handpicked by a panel of judges over 300 other entrants and will tour pubs around New South Wales as a part of the massive prize. Australian Hotels Association NSW CEO John Whelan said the aim of the competition, […]

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New festival, Hotter Than Hell, aims to satiate the wants of old-school Australian music fans this summer

October 10, 2017

There is a market for anniversary tours, reunions, not to mention tours that bring out droves of music fans who are looking for a bit of a trip down memory lane. Back to a time when triple j was ‘still good‘, when Magic Dirt were upheld as one of the pillars of Australian rock and […]

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Jack River reveals ‘ELECTRIC LADY’ two-date bill featuring Alex Lahey, Bec Sandridge & more

April 11, 2017

Hello, yes? We’d like to report that possibly our favourite local line up so far has just been dropped. The perpetrator? One Jack River. “Following the huge surge of electricity emitted by and for women last year in the worlds of music, politics and culture, I had to make something that reflected the times to me.” […]

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Exclusive Music Video Premiere: Rackett “Ready Or Not!” (2017)

April 7, 2017

Sydney trio Rackett bring us the visuals for their current single, “Ready or Not!” – a brilliant and fiery effort from the ladies who aren’t a band to be messed with as a live force. Having spent their first year gigging solidly and working on their debut EP, results such as “Ready or Not!” indicate that we’re only […]

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The Jezabels, Oliver Tank, Alex Lahey & more for Secret Garden 2017

December 14, 2016

Secret Garden has long held a soft spot in the hearts of many Australian music lovers and it’s no reason why. Held in a gorgeous part of NSW over two days, the festival sells out before the line up even gets announced, such is their stellar reputation. Don your fancy dress and get ready for […]

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RÜFÜS, NGAIIRE, DMA’s and more join Dune Rats at the Mountain Sounds Festival in February

October 27, 2016

Australian music is going to be celebrated in pretty fine form at the Mountain Sounds Festival next February, with the full line up showing its hand today. Joining the already announced Dune Rats on the bill is the likes of RÜFÜS, NGAIIRE, DMA’s, Bec Sandridge and more in its fourth year. Check out the full announcement reveal video below! The festival returns […]

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FOTSUN expands, adding The Creases, Mallrat, Ayla, World Champion and more!

September 16, 2016

This year’s Festival of the Sun line up has just gotten bigger, with the addition of some great local and emerging artists joining the likes of Gang of Youths, The Smith Street Band, Urthboy and more out at Port Macquarie this December. Also in today’s FOTSUN news is the addition of BYO Comedy Night for Thursday night, featuring Anna Wilson, Gen Fricker and Luke […]

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