Artist info

Genre

Indie, Pop, Punk, Rock


band members

Bec - Vox/Guitar Ally - Vox/Bass Astrid- Vox/Drums Kat - Vox/Lead Guitar


Influences

Spice Girls, Black Sabbath


Website

rackett.tv/

Bio

RACKETT have announced they'll be off on their largest tour to date with a mammoth 18 dates across New South Wales, Victoria, Queensland and South Australia through February, March and April. To celebrate the huge step forward RACKETT have released their new single Alive; a bouncing, existential banger undercut by buzzing synth and running bass.

RACKETT make loud and experimental punk-pop. In one year, 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 Rollingstone 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.

The band is fronted by Rebecca Callander on rhythm guitar and vocals. “Callander puts down her guitar after a few songs and jumps down into the crowd to dance with us, reaching out to hold hands and scratch heads and go a little wild, and it's honestly the greatest thing ever”, The Music.
Ally Gavin on bass, Astrid Holz on drums and Kat Ayala on lead guitar. Band members have undergone extensive music and performance training (Berklee College of Music U.S.A, The Australian Conservatorium of Music) and specialise in a range of genres from jazz to heavy metal. Their combined powers make for a diverse and highly skilled song-writing team.

RECENT COVERAGE

"Quickly gaining notoriety for their energy, passion and skill", Music Feeds.
"Noise is their number one trade and they’re very, very good at it", Tone Deaf.
“Rackett really couldn’t be doing any more right. They’ve played and played and played, they’ve quite clearly landed on a musical spot they’re all delighted to be on, and they’re tight, focussed, and in the damn zone. They’re also madder than a box of frogs… fast becoming my band of the year”, Teds Records.

BATS VIDEO CLIP HERE: https://youtu.be/m166deED1tA
Ready or Not! VIDEO CLIP HERE: https://youtu.be/dOCHg8F_CCo
Prey VIDEO CLIP HERE: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rognoG-YHZo

Review

Review by Stacy Gougoulis Stacy Gougoulis

20 Feb 2018

Triple J
35

I love your work ethic and consistency, A little more psychy edge to this which I'm diggin'

I love your work ethic and consistency, A little more psychy edge to this which I'm diggin'

Review

Review by Gemma Pike Gemma Pike

13 Feb 2018

Triple J
40

A highlight from your live set that totally translates on record. You can hear a marked progression in each of the songs you've uploaded - sharper songwriting, tighter playing. Spice Girls meets Black Sabbath indeed!

A highlight from your live set that totally translates on record. You can hear a marked progression in each of the songs you've uploaded - sharper songwriting, tighter playing. Spice Girls meets Black Sabbath indeed!

Review

Review by Bridget Hustwaite Bridget Hustwaite

12 Feb 2018

Triple J
35

Would love to hear more a bit more grit and angst in those vocals to match that instrumentation cos it rips! Solid sound nevertheless.

Would love to hear more a bit more grit and angst in those vocals to match that instrumentation cos it rips! Solid sound nevertheless.