By Jack Tregoning 30th May, 2012
"We don't rely on it to make loads of money so we can eat, and our punters seem as keen as ever to cut a rug."
By Juan-Carlo Tomas 9th Feb, 2010
We don’t really get to see enough of Recloose. You’d think the Detroit native, now settled in Auckland, would cross the ditch a lot more often than he does, so when he actually makes it here the moment’s all the more special.
By Andrew Wowk 1st Feb, 2008
Yet another quality night at the Sydney Festival Becks Bar!
By Andrew Wowk 9th Jan, 2008
Detroit legend John Tejada rocked Mad Racket on New Year's Eve, proving you don't need fancy fireworks and a Harbour view to have a good time on NYE.
By Juan-Carlo Tomas 2nd Dec, 2007
If you're one of many folk around town right now, reeling from the onslaught of world-class festivals heading our way this summer, you'd be forgiven for not turning up to Mad Racket's Locals Night for Winners and Losers. But you really missed out.
By Andrew Wowk 3rd Nov, 2007
One of Sydney's most consistently fantastic parties, Mad Racket, celebrated it's ninth birthday in style with the UK's own Chris Duckenfield and of course the faithful Racketeers.
By Jitwam Sinha 8th Oct, 2007
With three of Sydney’s best promoters joining forces, there was no doubt that the party would be a hit. And it certainly made for a fine way to spend a Sunday evening on the long weekend and was a breathe of fresh air from everything else going on.
By Juan-Carlo Tomas 4th Jul, 2007
Canada's Brennan Green is described as the deep dub disco king, so this second visit by Mr Green was eagerly awaited by the Racket faithful.
By Juan-Carlo Tomas 19th Apr, 2007
Easter is a special time of year. While Christmas celebrates a baby in a manger, with wrapped-up presents and inappropriate food for warm weather, there's nothing that gets in the way of what Easter is really all about: chocolate, and Mad Racket.
By Juan-Carlo Tomas 29th Sep, 2006
There's something special about a local Mad Racket. The combination of all local DJs, non-maddening crowds, cheaper ticket prices and Marrickville Bowling Club's all-year-round lower drink prices worked even better with Annabelle Gaspar headlining.
By Juan-Carlo Tomas 1st Jun, 2006
Renowned Detroit DJ Recloose, aka Matt Chicoine, makes the trek to Australia and Mad racket for a night of deck-based madness, but it's local hero Simon Caldwell who steals the show.
By Juan-Carlo Tomas 6th Mar, 2006
On a night when much of the Emerald City found itself perched on milk crates along Oxford Street for Mardi Gras, not far away in sleepy suburbia one very popular local party was preparing itself for a night of musical mayhem.
By Benn D. Glazier 10th Mar, 2005
The Bowlo once again attracted fans of the intergalactic disco dancing federation to get down to the sounds of Swag's Chris Duckenfield, Poxy Music and the MR 4.