PR + Social Media agency specialising in the arts, music and events, based in Perth, Western Australia.
Rachel Davison has been working in arts, media and entertainment for 15 years in the areas of content creation, public relations, events, copywriting, touring, artist management, and as a music journalist and editor.
With a Bachelor of Communications majoring in Public Relations, she set up her own agency in 2017 to work with a variety of clients on their publicity and social media management and marketing.
Rachel also collaborates with other agencies to work on specific projects she's interested in, and will bring in freelancers for her own projects as required.
For 18 months between 2015-2016, Rachel worked as a PR & Communications Officer at the City of Perth – delivering specialist communications advice and promoting events and programs such as Winter Arts Festival 2016, Garage Sale Trail 2015, Urban Forest Plan, Sunday Sounds, Piazzarama, TRANSART and other public art initiatives.
She was previously a freelance entertainment reporter for The West Australian newspaper’s Today section and Wire Mag, which included a weekly column; was Features Editor at X-Press Magazine, Editor of Drum Media Perth (now The Music), and has had her work published in magazines including triple j magazine, Dazed & Confused, Yen Magazine and Arts Hub.
Through her work at life is noise, Rachel has organised Australian tours for international artists such as Neurosis, Earth, Russian Circles, Deafheaven, Cave, Sleep, Kelpe, Grails, Tortoise and Barn Owl - to name just a few. She has also worked as a Project Coordinator on the 2013 Outer Fringe program as part of Fringe World - touring The Exchange, DivaLicious and comedian Josh Earl to regional areas of Western Australia.
She has also assisted in the organisation and management of a number of music and arts events in Western Australia including Slanted & Enchanted (Dec 2013), Fringe World's Outer Fringe (Jan 2013), Sounds of Summer Presented by Celebration WA (Dec 2012), This Is Nowhere (Oct 2012) and the Beaufort Street Festival (Nov 2011).
ARTIST MANAGEMENT & MUSIC INDUSTRY
Rachel is a graduate of John Butler’s The Seed Management Workshop (2009) and was a successful applicant for AMIN's CONTROL music management program (2016). She has managed a past roster of acts that’s included dream-pop duo Mosquito Coast (triple j Unearthed High winners in 2015 with the song Call My Name, which placed #101 in Triple J’s Hottest 100); Carl Fox, Husband, Kathryn Rollins, Good Little Fox, The Transients and Brash and Sassy.
She's also promoted the independent releases of a number of acts including Usurper of Modern Medicine and Boys Boys Boys.
In 2016, Rachel embarked on a trip to China with the West Australian Music (WAM) spending two weeks in Beijing and Shanghai learning about the Chinese music industry and scoping out possible opportunities for local musicians to make in-roads into the Chinese market.
In 2017 she created an Audience Development Plan for Contemporary Music in WA for WAM - believed to be the first of its kind in Australia.