Flume, whose real name is Harley Edward Streten, is an Australian music producer and DJ who has become a prominent figure in the electronic music scene. Since his debut in 2012, Flume has earned critical acclaim for his unique and innovative sound, which incorporates a blend of genres including future bass, trip-hop, and downtempo.
Early Career and Rise to Fame
Flume started his career by uploading music to SoundCloud, where he quickly gained a following for his distinctive style. In 2012, he released his self-titled debut album, which received widespread acclaim and earned him several awards, including four ARIA Music Awards.
Following the success of his debut album, Flume went on to release two more studio albums, “Skin” in 2016 and “Hi This Is Flume” in 2019. Both albums were also critically acclaimed and received commercial success, with “Skin” earning Flume his first Grammy Award for Best Dance/Electronic Album.
Musical Style and Collaborations
Flume’s unique sound features intricate beats, eclectic samples, and heavy basslines, which have made him famous. He often collaborates with other artists, including vocalists and fellow producers, to create tracks that incorporate a variety of different genres.
One of Flume’s most notable collaborations was with Lorde, with whom he produced the track “The Louvre” for her 2017 album “Melodrama.” He has also worked with several other prominent artists, such as Vince Staples, Kai, and Beck.
Live Performances and Tours
Flume is also famous for his dynamic live performances, which often include stunning visual effects and immersive lighting displays. He has performed at several prominent music festivals, including Coachella, Lollapalooza, and Bonnaroo, and has toured extensively throughout North America, Europe, and Australia.
In addition to his solo performances, he has also collaborated with other artists for live shows. In 2019, he teamed up with fellow Australian producer and DJ, Diplo, for a joint tour of Australia and New Zealand.
Flume has established himself as one of the most innovative and influential figures in the electronic music scene. His unique sound, creative collaborations, and dynamic live performances have earned him critical acclaim and a dedicated fan base. With several successful albums and tours under his belt, it’s clear that Flume is a force to be reckoned with in the music industry.