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Bag Raiders @ The Independent 

Wednesday, Mar 30 2016
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If you're a fan of tropical house and electronic dance music and you don't know the Australian duo Bag Raiders, it's OK. We forgive you. Though they're huge in Australia — their singles continually rank on the Australian Recording Industry Association's charts — they're still relatively unknown to non-Aussies. (Although their breakout hit "Shooting Stars" was used in an episode of HBO's How To Make It In America back in 2010.) Formed in 2007 by two classically-trained musicians who met in music school (Chris Stacey and Jack Glass), Bag Raiders has since released a debut album and two EPs. Their lush, pop-y, and upbeat songs are reminiscent of Chromeo circa the mid-2000s and are a perfect fit for those with a penchant for synthesizer-infused jams.

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