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Following its premiere as Annie Mac’s “Hottest Record” on BBC Radio 1 last night, Flume has today shared his new single ‘Let You Know (feat. London Grammar)’, released on Future Classic / Transgressive Records (UK). Serving as the first piece of new music from London Grammar since 2017, it arrives hot on the heels of Flume’s incredibly received return mixtape ‘Hi This Is Flume’ and recent single ‘Friends (feat. Reo Cragun)’.
On the release, Flume (aka Harley Streten) explains: “Hannah and I wrote Let You Know last summer. I was on a writing trip to London, was actually the same trip where I first met slowthai. Had been wanting to make something with Hannah for a long time and this one just came together really naturally in the studio that day.”
And in Hannah’s words: “We’ve been trying to work together for years but it just never worked out with our schedules but I’m so glad it finally did. Working with Harley was an honour because he pushes the boundaries of electronic music like nobody else. He’s the kind of electronic artist who will be around forever. I love our song we did together.”
Earlier this week, Flume announced his forthcoming UK and European tour, which will see him play eleven cities across the continent in October/November, including London O2 Academy Brixton – as part of Transgressive’s 15th Anniversary celebrations.
Pre-sale tickets will be available via flu.me/Europe from 19th June, with general tickets on sale from 21st June. Full date listings below:
October 28 Warsaw, Poland Torwar
October 29 Berlin, Germany UFO im Velodrom
November 1 Turin, Italy C2C Festival
November 2 Frankfurt, Germany Jahrhunderthalle
November 3 Paris, France Zénith
November 4 Toulouse, France Zénith
November 6 Amsterdam, Netherlands AFAS Live
November 7 Antwerp, Belgium Lotto Arena
November 10 Esch-sur-Alzette, Luxembourg Rockhal
November 12 London, United Kingdom O2 Academy Brixton
(Transgressive 15th Anniversary Show)
November 13 Manchester, United Kingdom
Earlier this year, Flume released Hi This Is Flume, a 38 minute mixtape and accompanying visualiser directed by long time collaborator Jonathan Zawada. The mixtape has been streamed over 35 million times and gained nods of approval from Pitchfork, Billboard and The Fader and many others around the world, and was followed swiftly by Flume’s first single since 2016, ‘Friends (feat. Reo Cragun)’, which has now been streamed in excess of 10 million times.
Listen here: http://flu.me/LetYouKnow
Flume rose to prominence as a teenager with his brilliant, scene-starting, self-titled debut in 2012. Featuring the hits Holdin On, On Top, Sleepless and others, the album amassed global plaudits, becoming a chart-topper in his native Australia. In the two years that followed, Flume established a name as a serious international contender, thanks to his compelling live show (debuting at Coachella, Lollapalooza, Reading & Leeds and many others) and skillful remixes of high-profile acts including Lorde and Disclosure.
After a series of well-received collaborations (Lockjaw EP with Chet Faker  and Some Minds with Andrew Wyatt ), Flume released his second LP, Skin. Launching with the blockbuster hit Never Be Like You feat. Kai, the album reinforced Flume’s status as an inventive, boundary pushing producer while simultaneously reaching huge new audiences around the world. That year, in addition to becoming an A-list BBC Radio 1 artist, Flume sold over 300,000 tickets globally across a sold out 59 date world tour. He achieved platinum and gold accreditation in multiple territories around the world and took home his first Grammy Award for Best/Dance Electronic Album.
PRAISE FOR FLUME
“Hi This Is Flume is a 17-track reminder of Flume’s reigning status as an innovator in electronic music.” – Earmilk
“Hi This Is Flume runs 38 minutes. It’ll be the best 38 minutes of your day, hands down.” – Billboard
“The most vivid takeaway from Hi This Is Flume is how he breaks apart his now-familiar sound, zooming in on the different layers and looking at them in new ways.” – Pitchfork
“Flume breathes new life into mixtapes with ‘Hi This Is Flume’” – High Snobiety