Flume took the stage at 9:45 p.m., igniting with hard-hitting electronic waves as he whipped out a pink can of spray paint, spelling out “Hi this is Flume” holding it up the screaming crowd. A melodic beat came on, as Flume welcomed collaborator slowthai onstage in his underwear for a electronic-hip hop collaboration off his newest mixtape release, Hi This Is Flume (Mixtape).
By the afternoon of day 3 of Bonnaroo 2017, the festival began to heat up in every way possible. The temperature warmed up to the mid-80s, a more average level for summer in Tennessee, with climbing humidity. Lots of young exposed body parts bronzed in the summer sun as music fans stripped down to the bare essentials and sought relief from the afternoon sun in shady spots and air-conditioned venues like the cinema comedy tent. The beer tent was doing a brisk business selling microbrews from over 3o different breweries.
It's been a charmed few weeks for 21-year-old Australian producer Flume. His self-titled debut album reached #1 on the Australian iTunes album charts (overtaking One Direction) and he's still sitting at #2, right ahead of Taylor Swift! Now that he has, for all intents and purposes, conquered that continent, we are pleased to reveal a new track off the album, which is slated for a 2013 physical release in the US.