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Bag Raiders
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Background information
Origin Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Genre Alternative dance, electronica, synthpop, indietronica, house
Years active 2006-present
Labels Bang Gang 12 Inches, Fool's Gold, Modular
Website http://bagraiders.com
Members Jack Glass
Chris Stracey
Musicians

Bag Raiders are an Australian electronic band founded in 2006 by mainstays Jack Glass and Chris Stracey.

The band were a support act for Duran Duran in 2016.

Background informationEdit

The band are classically trained musicians, who met in the Cranbrook School orchestra practice room with Glass a year ahead playing piano and cello, and Stracey playing violin, guitar and clarinet. In 2005, the pair reconnected and started mixing hip-hop and 1970s rock music CDs. As Bag Raiders their musical inspirations include Earth, Wind & Fire, The Brothers Johnson, 808 State and Orbital.

On 15 August 2007 Bag Raiders issued their second EP, Fun Punch on Bang Gang 12 Inches and Modular Records.

On 25 October 2010 Bag Raiders released their debut studio album. Their track, "Shooting Stars" was listed at No. 18 in the Triple J Hottest 100 of 2009. In the next year's list, "Way Back Home", reached No. 46.

MembersEdit

  • Jack Glass - keyboards, drums, vocals, producer, remixer
  • Chris Stracey - vocals, keyboards, drums, guitar, producer, remixer
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