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Bag Raiders
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BIOGRAPHY

Sydney dancefloor princes Chris Stracey and Jack Glass have already built up a Bag Raiders hype storm.

Here's why.

"Fun Punch", the lead single from the Bag Raiders EP, was resolutely flogged by all those in the know and landed the duo on "best of 2007" lists and compilations galore. The Power Rangers inspired film clip received over 700,000 views on YouTube!

The Raiders then forward-rolled into 2008 with the release of a second EP on the Bang Gang label, "Turbo Love". The giddy, synthesizer heroics of the title track saw it become one of the year's most played songs on Triple J, Australia's foremost national radio station.

The Australian "Turbo Love" tour was followed by shows in Brazil, New York and, later, Japan, which propelled the Bag Raiders into the international arena. In between these whirlwind tours the boys debuted their live show "Bag To The Future" - re-workings of original tracks and remixes replete with live guitar, keyboards, percussion, bells and whistles - as part of the Fuzzy Parklife tour.

The shows received such an overwhelming crowd response that the Raiders were invited back to do it all again for tens of thousands of screaming party kids at the legendary Shore Thing and Field Day parties to bring in the new year. Soon after that they played the opening night of the 2009 Sydney Festival alongside A-Trak, Santogold, DJ Mehdi and Busy P.

And all this on the back of only two singles!

Looking forward, the Bag Raiders 2009 diary is already jam-packed with a record due on ATrak and Catchdubs' "Fool's Gold" label in America and a "Turbo Love Remixes" release soon after. What's more, the boys will also begin work on a full-length album to be released in the second half of the year (some interesting collaborations are already in the works) and have shows locked in for Brazil, Mexico, the US and, later, a tour of Europe.

What else?

Bag Raiders have done a slew of remixes. From Sneaky Sound System to Kid Sister, Headman, the Midnight Juggernauts and K.I.M. (featured in the infamous Grand Theft Auto IV video game), Muscles, ZZZ, the Lost Valentinos and more. Most recently their re-working of Cut Copy's "Far Away" (which the band called one of the best remixes they'd ever had done) was released as part of the Bang Gang deejay's "D is for Disco, E is for Dancing" compilation.

The Baggies have already proved themselves as consummate mixtape pros handling the duties on FBI Radio's "It's the Beat" compilation and have garnered a rep for notoriously balling DJ sets alongside the likes of Boys Noize, Radioclit, Sinden, Surkin, Guns 'n' Bombs and Tittsworth, to name a few.

Only into their third full year as an outfit and they've already accomplished all this! But really they've just begun. So join them on their journey to infinity and beyond... <<Less

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Bag Raiders song listing @ J Play
(# For artists with a lot of tracks, this could take a minute or two)
DownloadTitle (click on a song for more info)Most recent airing
Always 10/05/2012 5:38 AM
Castles In The Air 21/11/2010 5:10 PM
Bag Raiders - Afterhours 5 - Fun Punch Fun Punch 7/05/2014 3:08 PM
Golden Wings 21/11/2010 5:24 PM
Gone Away 9/06/2014 6:43 AM
Heartbeat Away 21/11/2010 5:07 PM
How Many Girls 11/11/2009 9:10 PM
Nairobi 29/07/2014 12:15 PM
Nil By Mouth 1/11/2007 8:26 PM
Not Over 7/05/2014 1:50 AM
Not Over (Eli Escobar Remix) 12/08/2011 11:42 PM
One Summer 10/01/2013 9:33 PM
Savannah 11/06/2014 3:55 AM
Bag Raiders - Shooting Stars - EP - Shooting Stars Shooting Stars 24/06/2014 12:33 PM
Shooting Stars (Shazam Dub Mix) 25/02/2010 9:45 PM
Snake Charmer 5/04/2014 8:57 PM
So Demanding 1/10/2012 10:45 AM
Sunlight 20/06/2014 12:12 PM
Sunlight (Armand Van Helden Remix) 22/02/2011 4:35 PM
Bag Raiders - Nu Disco - Turbo Love Turbo Love 18/04/2014 4:36 AM
Turbo Love (K.I.M Remix) 26/05/2009 9:27 PM
Turbo Love (Mailer Daemon Remix) 9/07/2009 9:25 PM
Way Back Home 29/04/2014 2:50 PM
Way Back Home (Harvard Bass Remix) 11/09/2010 8:38 PM
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