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The Jackets


  1. 1.
    Don't Turn Yourself In
  2. 2.
    Wasting My Time
  3. 3.
    Keep Yourself Alive
  4. 4.
    Freak Out
  5. 5.
    Queen of the Pill
The Jackets are a dynamic Garage-Punk-Psych-Freakbeat trio based in Bern, Switzerland featuring front woman Jack Torera on guitar and lead voice, Chris Rosales (an American expat originally from Los Angeles) on drums and Samuel Schmidiger on bass.
The band formed in 2007 and have released three full length LPs - Stuck Inside (Subversiv Records 2009), Way Out (Soundflat Records 2012) and their latest Shadows Of Sound (Voodoo Rhythm Records 2015)
The Jackets spend most of their time on the road recently touring the USA/Canada in the fall of 2017 and playing regularly in most every country in Western Europe including Scandinavia and the U.K where they are well known on the European Garage Rock circuit playing at some of the most well-known festivals in the genre such as Funtastic Dracula Carnival (Spain), Cosmic Trip Festival (France), Purple Weekend (Spain), Hipsville (UK) and Festival Beat (Italy) and have shared stages with bands like Baby Woodrose, The Monsters, Magnetix, King Kahn & BBQ, Lyres, Gonn and The Sonics.
The band is known for their high energy stage shows combining 60s Garage, Mod, 77 Punk, Psychedelia and their devotion to bands like The MC5, The Monks and The Music Machine.
The Jackets released their first 7 inch vinyl single Be Myself/ Queen Of The Pill on Voodoo Rhythm June 30th 2017


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