Australian musician, DJ and record producer Flume has released his new single “Sirens”, featuring American singer and songwriter Caroline Polachek.
Flume released his self-titled debut studio album, Flume, to positive reviews on 9 November 2012. The album topped the ARIA Albums Chart and reaching double-platinum accreditation in Australia.
Flume has remixed songs from such artists as Lorde, Sam Smith, Arcade Fire, Hermitude and Disclosure. His second studio album, Skin, was released on 27 May 2016, to positive reviews, again topping the ARIA Albums Chart.
The album won the Best Dance/Electronic Album at the 2017 Grammy Awards. The album gained international recognition from the album’s first single, “Never Be like You”, which was nominated for Best Dance Recording. After the release of Skin, Flume released Skin Companion EP 1 on 25 November 2016 and Skin Companion EP 2 on 17 February 2017 as the album’s B-side EPs.
On 19 March 2019, Flume announced the release of new music on his Twitter page. His mixtape premiered on YouTube only a day after via a livestream.
Hi This Is Flume consists of 17 songs, featuring collaborations with Kučka, Eprom, JPEGMafia, Sophie, HWLS and Slowthai. It was his first solo project since the release of Skin Companion EP 2 in 2017.
The mixtape is 38 minutes long and is accompanied by a visualiser from Australian artist Jonathan Zawada. The experimental mixtape was released to generally positive reviews from critics, debuted at number 9 on the Dance/Electronic Albums chart and peaked at number 185 on the Billboard 200.
The mixtape was nominated at the 62 Annual Grammy Awards for the Best Dance/Electronic Album, becoming Flume’s second nomination in the category.
On 11 March 2020 Flume released a new single called “The Difference” featuring Toro y Moi. On 3 July 2020, Flume released a remix of Eiffel 65’s “Blue (Da Ba Dee)”.
Flume is regarded as a pioneer of future bass who helped popularise the genre.