What music genre is Flume?

Flume is an Australian DJ and music producer. The main music genre you can categorize him in is future bass.

Not only is Flume popular for the numerous remixes that he has made for hit songs, but also as a artist in his own right. He is also one of the pioneers of the future bass genre, bringing it into the mainstream.

This article will look at the general music genre of Flume. It will then take a more detailed approach to look at the music genre of Flume per album.

Flume’s general music genre

The general music genres of Flume are future bass, electronic pop, hip hop, and trap.

The difficult thing about Flume is that it’s very hard to classify his music into one single genre. We don’t think that there is someone out there that is making music similar to his.

That being said, he has marvelous remixes of artists such as Lorde, Sam Smith, and Disclosure. He has won many awards, including a Grammy.

Flume’s music genre per album

Flume (2012)

This was the debut studio album for Flume. It was released on 9 November 2012.

It has a number of innovative music genres such as wonky, electronica, and downtempo. The single releases from the album include On Top, Sleepless, and Holdin On. Nick Murphy, also known as Chet Faker, participated in composing the album. Flume himself also mainly wrote the tracks on the album.

The most popular tracks of Flume’s self-named album are Holdin On and Sleepless.

Skin (2016)

Skin is the second studio album by Australian artist Flume. It was released on 27 May 2016. The genres in the album are future bass, electropop, dance-pop, EDM, and hip-hop.

This is the album that won Flume the Best Dance/Electronic Album at the 2017 Grammy Awards. It has a lot of guest appearances from renowned artists, such as Vic Mensa, Tove Lo, Little Dragon, and so on. The song Never Be Like You from the album, featuring singer-songwriter Kai, was also nominated for Best Dance Recording at the 2017 Grammy Awards.

The most popular tracks of Flume’s Skin are Never Be Like You and Say It.

Palaces (2022)

Palaces was released on 20 May 2022 through Future Classic and is the third studio album by Flume. The genres are future bass, electropop, hyperpop, and EDM.

On this album, Flume is pushing the boundaries of what is accepted as pop music. Fans have described the album as weird and wonky as all hell and at the same time very enjoyable. The sound design of the tracks is sophisticated. You should try listening with good headphones.

Flume found the inspiration for this album from the flora and fauna surrounding him after he moved to the Northern Rivers Region in Australia. Flume made field recordings of birds which he used in this album.

The most popular tracks of Flume’s Palaces are Say Nothing and Sirens.

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