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RACKETT make loud and experimental punk-pop. Based in Sydney, Australia, the band have moved
from virtual anonymity to playing in major theatres and festivals throughout Australia, receiving regular
airplay on community and commercial radio, features in Rolling Stone Magazine, become the featured
talent in national campaign for General Pants and earned a reputation for “Thrilling live shows, a technically proficient and powerful sound, and a DIY hyper-femme aesthetic”, The BRAG. Supporting the
likes of Abbe May, The Bennies, Sticky Fingers, DZ Deathrays and having completed national touring
with The Darkness (UK), Killing Heidi and Stonefield, the band have crafted an adventurous live show
described by The Music, as “It’s intense, it’s magical”.
The band have also appeared at Groovin theMoo (2018), Festival of the Sun, Secret Garden Festival, Hotter than Hell, Electric Lady and more. In 2017, the band released three singles; Prey, Ready or Not and BATS from their debut EP Ready orNot. In early 2018 the band have released two singles Alive and Space Cadet, which they produced, recorded and mixed themselves. The band have successfully sold out venues throughout Sydney and Melbourne in support of these releases and have been been played on Triple J, Triple J unearthed, FBI, 4ZZZ, 2SER and more. In 2017, RACKETT charted at #10 in the itunes Canadian Rock Chart and have also been featured on major Spotify indie playlists.
In late 2017 the band were crowned the winner of the Australian Hotels Association ‘Rockin the Puburbs’
competition and were finalists in the VB Hard Yards competition.