Bag Raiders

Interview: Bag Raiders (AUS) on Horizons, collaborating with artists and NYE In The Park.

November 3, 2019

Bag Raiders are back! After releasing their first studio album in close to 10 years, the electronic duo from Sydney is in full throttle. Having found a second wave of global fame through soundtracking a staple meme with their hit ‘Shooting Stars’, there’s a new wave of fans following their music careers. And that’s becoming apparent […]

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Queens of the Stone Age, LCD Soundsystem lead 2017 Splendour in the Grass announcement

March 28, 2017

It’s here. After much speculation and #fakenews, the 2017 Splendour in the Grass line up has been revealed, with Queens of the Stone Age, LCD Soundsystem, The xx, ScHoolboy Q and more set to head to Byron Bay this winter. Splendour exclusives sit with Schoolboy Q and Future Islands, while returning 2016 artists Sigur Ros are also lined up to make a special appearance. The […]

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Festival Review: Castaway – Thompson Bay, Rottnest Island (11.12.16)

December 14, 2016

The lead up to Castaway Festival was looking a little grimmer by the day as people scrambled to sell tickets, and the weather forecast fluctuated out of favour. But there’s nothing that rekindles that mix of festival excitement over seeing some killer acts, and a splash of anxiety over whether you’ll peak too soon, quite […]

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Skream, Highasakite, Bag Raiders: Artists to watch at Beyond The Valley 2016!

December 9, 2016

Three days of non-stop music with a promising line-up? Talk about a good way to end the year! Beyond the Valley is bringing a heated line up of local and international talent to Gippsland to bring in the New Year and, now we’re just a few weeks out, we bring you our top artists to catch! TOKiMONSTA […]

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Single of the Day: Bag Raiders ft. Mayer Hawthorne “Beat Me To The Punch” (2016)

November 25, 2016

Bag Raiders have linked up with Mayer Hawthorne on new tune “Beat Me To The Punch” and it’s catchy as hell. The boys have come storming back with another hit of vibrant electro pop that’ll do well on your summer playlist this year, no doubt. As a taste of what’s to come from the duo in […]

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Keep Sydney Open to install special plaques at fallen venues through the lockout zone tonight

September 23, 2016

Tonight in Sydney, 18 plaques will be unveiled across the city in front of shut down venues, a move by Keep Sydney Open to further highlight how damaging the Callinan review of the State Government’s lockout laws have been to Sydney’s live music culture. The venues involved have been integral to many artists and represent poignant […]

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Chance the Rapper, MSTRKRFT & more hitting up Beyond the Valley for New Year’s!

August 9, 2016

Beyond the Valley has revealed their first round of artists confirmed for their 2016/2017 event, with Chance the Rapper leading a stellar group of international and Australian artists up at the Lardner Park New Year’s celebration. Chano’s Australian visit continues to garner hope as fingers are crossed tightly for some headline dates while he’s out here but for […]

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Gang of Youths, Jarryd James & Bag Raiders set for the 2016 Castaway Festival line up!

August 8, 2016

Thompson’s Bay on Rottnest Island is going to be drawing out boatloads of music fans this December, as the Castaway Festival returns for its fifth year! We couldn’t think of any better way to spend a Sunday this Summer than by taking in some gorgeous ocean views and soaking up some good-time energy that comes […]

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Single of the Day: Bag Raiders ft. Benjamin Joseph “Checkmate” (2016)

March 8, 2016

Bag Raiders have been responsible for some certified club hits to come out of Sydney over the last however many years and this new track they’ve produced is no different. Linking up with SAFIA vocalist Benjamin Joseph on “Checkmate”, Bag Raiders have leaned towards a softer, almost delicate indie-electronica direction for the tune, but it’s got all the hallmarks of […]

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Festival Review: Falls Festival – Marion Bay, Tasmania (29.12.15 – 01.01.16)

January 5, 2016

Ladies and gentlemen, there is a reason The Falls Music & Arts Festival won our festival of the year for their 2014 event at the recent AU Awards, and it wasn’t just a one-off. With the line-up boasting a stellar and eclectic hoard of musicians and acts, expectations were high for three days of magic, […]

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