Wednesday, June 25, 2014


Following the recent premiere of their first new music in 3 years, ‘Nairobi’, Bag Raiders are sharing the second track from their forthcoming club-ready EP – ‘Savannah’. The track premiered last week with Do Androids Dance, and is yours to stream today below. 
Nairobi’ was unleashed recently to considerable fanfare.  Fans quickly drove the track up the Popular chart on Hype Machine, and after only a few short days the track was sitting at almost 100k plays on Soundcloud. Anticipation continues to build for the duo’s forthcoming second full-length album, due in early 2015.
"With marimba melodies that soar atop nimble conga rhythms, cowbells, and a funky, relentless guitar riff, the track brings much-needed personality to the tech-house palette. While fans should expect a more embellished strain of radio-ready electronic pop from their forthcoming release, "Nairobi" and it's club-ready follow-up "Savannah" are equally powerful servings of worldly modern disco." - SPIN
"The boys from Bag Raiders have certainly reminded us of their keen ability to craft the quintessential Summer BANGER with the release of Nairobi." – Rolling Tuff
"Sounding similar to some early Michael Ozone output and even a bit of “Snake Charmer”, it’s got everything right going for it as it builds and playfully moves between a consistent pulse and this weird-cool xylophone (?) breakdown. Expecting this  not for the radio but more the club, especially when the overdrive kicks in around the 3:42 mark!" ­– STONEY ROADS
The ‘Nairobi/Savannah’ EP features the two new afore-mentioned original tracks, and each comes paired with a remix. The package will be available digitally in the United States on July 7th via Modular Recordings.
LA-based Australian electronic pop duo Bag Raiders (Chris Stracey and Jack Glass) are hard at work crafting album #2, the follow-up to 2010’s self-titled Bag Raiders, which spawned the pop hits ‘Shooting Stars’, ‘Way Back Home’, and ‘Sunlight’. However, they continue to make deeply satisfying club music in tandem, and the immediacy and excitement of two recently recorded lethal tracks has prompted this standalone EP, breaking their release drought of almost three years.
Without spoiling the imminent arrival of album material, the Nairobi / Savannah EP circles back to the dynamic club tracks that first put Bag Raiders on the map.
Stay tuned for remixes coming from London DJ and producer Nat Self aka Zombie Disco Squad, and the Melbourne-based Roland Tings.
01.  Nairobi
02.  Savannah
03.  Nairobi (Zombie Disco Squad Remix)
04.  Savannah (Roland Tings Remix)
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