Flume Biography

Harley Edward Streten, better known by his stage name Flume, is an Australian music producer. His debut self-titled album was released on 9 November 2012, which peaked at No. 1 on the ARIA Albums Chart. Its lead single, "Holdin On", reached the top 20 on the related ARIA Singles Chart as well as #4 on Triple J's Hottest 100 Countdown in 2013. The album and single provided Flume with four wins and four nominations at the ARIA Music Awards of 2013. Wins included Best Male Artist, Breakthrough Artist – Release, Best Dance Release, and Producer of the Year.

On 5 January 2016 Flume shared details of his forthcoming sophomore album, Skin.

Flume has remixed the likes of Lorde, Sam Smith, Arcade Fire and Disclosure.

Harley Edward Streten was born on 5 November 1991 and grew up on the Northern Beaches of Sydney, where he still resides. He began creating music at about the age of thirteen, with a basic production disc that was packaged in a box of cereal. In 2010, Streten began producing house music under his initials, HEDS. He created two tracks "Flow" and "Fizz", in addition to several remixes.

Streten was discovered and signed in 2011 through an original artists competition managed by the Australian record company Future Classic. He submitted the tracks "Sleepless", "Over You" and "Paper Thin" to win the competition. Nathan McLay, founder of Future Classic and now Flume's manager, assisted with the release of his first EP, titled Sleepless, which contained the three original tracks.

Flume's self-titled debut album was released on 9 November 2012 to favorable reviews. The album's production saw Flume collaborating with vocal artists George Maple, Moon Holiday, Jezzabell Doran, Chet Faker, and New York rapper T.Shirt. The album reached number one on the Australian iTunes charts. It debuted on the ARIA Albums Chart at number 2, behind of One Direction's Take Me Home.In December 2012, Flume signed with Mom + Pop Music and announced the North American release of his self-titled debut. The album was released in the US on 21 February 2013 and received strong support from American critics, averaging a score of 73 out of 100 on review aggregate site Metacritic.

On Australia Day 2013, four of Flume's songs (including a remix) were listed on Triple J Hottest 100 for 2012. His album's breakout song "Holdin On" was listed at number four, the highest-charting Australian song. Other inclusions were "Sleepless" and his remix of "Hyperparadise" by Hermitude, both in the top 20 (numbers 12 and 18, respectively), and "On Top" at number 67.

Flume's voted songs placed higher on the ARIA Singles Chart. "Holdin On" returned to the top 50 chart in the spot of number 17, its highest-ever placement. His "Hyperparadise" remix also debuted in the top 50 at number 38. "Sleepless" and "On Top" debuted at numbers 53 and 75, respectively.Flume's debut album reached number one on the ARIA Albums Chart.

In February 2013, Flume announced his first national headlining Australian tour, entitled the "Infinity Prism Tour". It occurred during April and May 2013, and according to a later interview, the tour sold 40,000 tickets. In March 2013, Flume was named one of Fuse TV's 30 "Must-See Acts" at the SXSW festival.

Flume spent the beginning of 2014 touring internationally, including stops at Lollapalooza in South America and Coachella where he debuted his remix of Lorde's "Tennis Court".

In 2015, Flume released his first original track since his debut album, "Some Minds" featuring vocals from Miike Snow's Andrew Wyatt.

In early January of 2016, Flume released a four and a half minute preview of his new album "Skin."
Source: wikipedia.org
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