Review: OutsideIn Festival 2013, Sydney, Australia

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By Cormack O'Connor in New Events on Tuesday 22 October 2013

Taking out the top spot as my favourite festival experience of 2012, I was more then excited to be returning to the Factory Theatre for OutsideIn 2013. There’s something about the underground electronic music scene that gets my heart racing – the bass, the amazing visuals, that feeling of being part of something truly special.

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OutsideIn Festival: Returning to Sydney in 2013

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By Cormack O'Connor in New Events on Friday 10 May 2013

We know that you all love to party, so it’s with great pleasure that we announce the return of OutsideIn Festival: an amazing day of mind-bending music at Sydney’s Factory Theatre. Curated by Astral People and Yes Please, last year’s inaugural festival saw a sold out crowd get down to the likes of Flume, HTRK, […]

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Interview with Shigeto at OutsideIn Festival

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By Cormack O'Connor in New Music on Tuesday 8 January 2013

While we were hanging out at OutsideIn Festival in Sydney, we got the chance to sit down for a chat with American producer and musician Zach Saginaw a.k.a. Shigeto. The half-Japanese/half-American, jazz trained musician makes a breed of beautifully vivid electronic music like no other in his class. Oh, Thom Yorke and the rest of […]

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Interview with Sydney band Collarbones

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By Cormack O'Connor in New Music on Thursday 20 December 2012

Collarbones are Sydney’s Marcus Whale and Adelaide’s Travis Cook, a couple of friends that met over the internet and used to chat about music after school on MSN. What they didn’t know in those days was that their chats would lead to them being one of Australia’s most interesting and exciting electronic music duo’s.

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Flume: An interview with Australia’s rapid success

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By Cormack O'Connor in New Music on Monday 17 December 2012

J Award nominee, remix king and festival essential Flume (aka Harley Streten) is almost certainly Australia’s man of the moment. Going from playing small shows as a relatively unknown artist to playing festivals like Splendour In The Grass and Falls, it’s definitely been a whirlwind year for Streten.

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Interview with HTRK ahead of their Australian tour

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By Cormack O'Connor in New Music on Wednesday 24 October 2012

HTRK, pronounced Hate Rock, are set to return to Australian shores next month for shows at the OutsideIn festival in Sydney and All Tomorrow’s Parties in Melbourne. Sounding like a bad trip dipped in desire laden synths, pounding drums and stuttering guitars, we sat down with Nigel Yang and Jonnine Standish to talk death, desire and chess.

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