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Tuesday, April 26, 2022



April 25, 2022—Grammy-winning artist Flume brought out Damon Albarn during his set at Coachella this past weekend and surprise released their collaborative track, “Palaces,” just after the set—listen here. Toro Y Moi, Caroline Polachek, MAY-A, Oklou, Kučka and LAUREL also joined Flume onstage during his Coachella Weekend 2 performance.

Another new track, “ESCAPE” with Kučka—who returns following her standout turn on Skin—and Quiet Bison, is also out now—listen here. Both songs are taken from Flume’s highly-anticipated new LP, Palaces, out May 20 on Future Classic and Transgressive—pre-order/pre-save it here.

Furthermore, Flume has confirmed additional North American dates for the Flume World Tour —see full routing below. The U.S. run kicks off in April with stops in Chicago, Washington, D.C., Philadelphia and two sold-out nights at Red Rocks in addition to lineup-topping sets at several festivals, and a U.K. and Europe run this summer includes stops in London, Berlin and Paris and festival appearances at Pohoda Festival, Dour Festival and Super Bock Super Rock. Supporting acts include Floating Points, Channel Tres, Tinashe, Magdalena Bay and more. Purchase tickets and register for pre-sale at

The new tracks follow “Say Nothing” featuring MAY-A, released in February to widespread acclaim, and “Sirens” featuring Caroline Polachek and co-written and co-produced with Danny L Harle, which was featured in The New York Times Playlist and praised by Uproxx as “heavenly.” The album features further appearances from a host of vocalists and collaborators from around the world, including Spain’s Virgen Maria, France’s Oklou, British singer LAUREL and more.

Palaces began to take shape when Flume returned to his native Australia after struggling to write music in Los Angeles at the beginning of the pandemic. He settled in a coastal town in the Northern Rivers region of New South Wales and soon found inspiration through reconnecting with the nature around him—the rolling hills, walking around barefoot, the green color the sky turns before a big storm, growing and eating his own vegetables, the smell of rain. He and his neighbor and longtime collaborator, the visual artist Jonathan Zawada, became fascinated by the local wildlife, in particular the birds, collecting field recordings that ended up on the album. With a title that properly highlights the luxury and magic of the natural world, Palaces is Flume’s most confident, mature and uncompromising work to date, a true testament to nurturing the relationships that make us whole and bring us peace.

Flume (born Harley Streten) rose to prominence as a teenager with his self-titled 2012 debut album, which established him as an international sensation. His 2016 LP Skin achieved Platinum certification around the world and earned him his first Grammy Award for Best/Dance Electronic Album. He went on to sell over 300,000 tickets globally across a sold out, 59-date world tour that year, with headlining sets at Reading & Leeds Festivals and the famed Alexandra Palace. In 2019, Flume’s acclaimed Hi This Is Flume mixtape earned him his second Best Dance/Electronic Album Grammy nomination and he played lineup topping sets at festivals worldwide including Lollapalooza, Osheaga, Outside Lands, Japan’s Summersonic, Italy’s C2C and more.

To mark the new album announcement, a fresh line of merchandise is available for purchase here, alongside special physical editions of Palaces available for pre-order now, including vinyl, limited-edition deluxe CD (with initial orders signed by the artist), standard CD and cassette.


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