Skip to main content Skip to footer site map
Flume Shares 'Slugger' Unheard Track From Debut Album

Flume Shares 'Slugger' Unheard Track From Debut Album

Flume's self-titled debut album turns 10 this year.

Flume, the self-titled debut album from Grammy-winning electronic music titan Flume, was released ten years ago today. Streamed over 1 billion times worldwide and certified Platinum in multiple territories, the album launched the now-iconic producer and his signature sound into the stratosphere in 2012.

To celebrate this milestone, Flume unveils a new track, "Slugger," today that's been sitting on various hard drives since around the time of the Flume sessions. Listen here.
Flume says, "Made this one in Paris, always loved this demo but it never quite made it onto an album. I figured now that it's 10 years since my first album was released it would be a good time to share. Hope you like it x"

Ten years on, Flume is now a global headliner with a Grammy Award for Best Dance/Electonic Album and a total of four Grammy Award nominations to his name. After sharing his 2016 sophomore LP Skin, Flume went on to sell over 300,000 tickets globally across a sold-out, 59-date world tour that year.

In 2019, Flume's acclaimed Hi This Is Flume mixtape earned him a second Best Dance/Electronic Album Grammy nom and he played lineup-topping sets at festivals worldwide including Lollapalooza, Osheaga, Outside Lands, Japan's Summersonic, Italy's C2C and more.

In May 2022, Flume shared his third studio album Palaces (featuring the hit single "Say Nothing" ft. MAY-A) to international praise, six ARIA Award nominations and a recent J Award nomination for Australian Album of the Year. Flume spent a majority of 2022 touring internationally, including a coveted main stage slot at Coachella that was the first festival set to be livestreamed in A.R. (augmented reality).

After a string of sold-out headline U.S. dates and festivals, Flume returns home to Australia to wrap up his world tour. Starting next week, Flume's live show takes him to Perth, Brisbane, Sydney, Melbourne, Adelaide and Hobart alongside special guests Toro Y Moi, Channel Tres, and Vera Blue, with appearances from MAY-A.

Listen to the new single here:


November 11 - Red Hill Auditorium - Perth, AUS*
November 16 - Riverstage - Brisbane, AUS
November 18 - The Dome at Sydney Showground - Sydney, AUS
November 24 - John Cain Arena - Melbourne, AUS
November 26 - Exhibition Park for Spilt Milk Festival - Canberra, AUS*
November 30 - Adelaide Entertainment Centre - Adelaide, AUS
December 2 - Regatta Grounds - Hobart, AUS
December 3 - Victoria Park for Spilt Milk Festival - Ballarat, AUS*
December 4 - Doug Jennings Park for Spilt Milk Festival - Gold Coast, AUS*
*sold out

Snarky Puppy’s Empire Central Wins at 65th Annual Grammy Awards Photo
Snarky Puppy is sharing a collection of live-in-studio performance videos from the record in celebration of the album’s release and Grammy win; watch/share the videos for “Cliroy,” “Pineapple,” “Trinity,” “Bet,” “Belmont,” “Take It!” and “RL’s,” which continue to receive critical praise from NPR Music, NPR’s “Here & Now,” JAZZIZ, TIDAL and many more.

Stompin Ground Wins GRAMMY for Best American Roots Performance Photo
The recording is taken from the documentary film and soundtrack Take Me to the River: New Orleans, which celebrates the rich musical history, the heritage, legacy, and influence of New Orleans and Louisiana music through live sessions with local artists. “Stompin’ Ground” was produced by the film’s director Martin Shore and Eric Krasno.

VIDEO: P!NK & Kelly Clarkson Duet on What About Us & Who Knew Photo
P!NK appeared on the latest episode of The Kelly Clarkson Show to discuss her new album, 'TRUSTFALL.' During the episode, P!NK and Kelly Clarkson teamed up for their own renditions of P!NK's 'What About Us' and 'Who Knew.' Watch videos from the episode now!

Parker McCollum Kicks Off His 2023 Touring Schedule with Sold Out Shows Photo
The multi-Platinum singer/songwriter, recognized for delivering electrifying stage shows, is keeping his fans on their feet night after night. Kicking off his 2023 tour, Parker played to sold-out crowds in both Detroit, MI and Cincinnati, OH over the weekend packing out both venues with Country music fans eager to see him do what he does best.

From This Author - Michael Major

ROSALINE to Stream on Disney+ For Valentine's DayROSALINE to Stream on Disney+ For Valentine's Day
February 6, 2023

In celebration of Valentine’s Day, Disney+ will offer its U.S. subscribers the delightful romantic comedy “Rosaline,” starring Kaitlyn Dever, Isabela Merced, Kyle Allen and Sean Teale, with Minnie Driver and Bradley Whitford. The film originally debuted on Hulu last October.

Chelsea Handler Guests Hosts Comedy Central's THE DAILY SHOW This WeekChelsea Handler Guests Hosts Comedy Central's THE DAILY SHOW This Week
February 6, 2023

The actress and comedian’s debut tonight is a part of the roster of comedy greats and all-star correspondent and contributors guests hosting the next chapter of the award-winning late night franchise in the coming weeks. Chelsea Handler will be joined by Senator Raphael Warnock (D-GA) as her first guest interview at the desk.

DEXTER Spin-Offs In Development at SHOWTIMEDEXTER Spin-Offs In Development at SHOWTIME
February 6, 2023

SHOWTIME has placed a straight-to-series order for the new drama DEXTER: ORIGINS (w/t), to be executive produced by Emmy nominee Clyde Phillips, based upon the Emmy-nominated hit series DEXTER that starred Emmy nominee Michael C. Hall. The network is also developing a new version of DEXTER: NEW BLOOD.

Chlöe Bailey, Olivia Colman & More to Star in GIRL FROM THE NORTH COUNTRY Film AdaptationChlöe Bailey, Olivia Colman & More to Star in GIRL FROM THE NORTH COUNTRY Film Adaptation
February 6, 2023

Chlöe Bailey, Olivia Colman, Woody Harrelson, and Tosin Cole will star in the film adaptation of Girl From the North Country. The Tony winning musical has been adapted into a film by Conor McPherson, who was also behind the Broadway incarnation. McPherson will also direct the film. The musical features hit songs by Bob Dylan.

Winston Surfshirt Announce 'Panna Cotta' Australian Tour This May & JuneWinston Surfshirt Announce 'Panna Cotta' Australian Tour This May & June
February 6, 2023

Frontier Touring and Illusive Presents are thrilled to share that ARIA double-platinum six-piece act Winston Surfshirt will take their Panna Cotta: So Close You Can Taste It Tour across Australia this May and June! The band will traverse the East Coast, taking in Melbourne’s The Night Cat on Saturday 6 May, Sydney’s Mary’s Underground.