'Some Minds', is the new release from Australia's most accomplished producer FLUME. The track features vocals and lyrics by Miike Snow’s Andrew Wyatt.
The video is the result of a collaboration between Flume, the Sydney Opera House and respected director Clemens Habicht (Tame Impala, Bloc Party, The Presets). It features dance and choreography from Australian Ballet member Callum Linnane. Granted exclusive access to the iconic Australian building, the shoot took place throughout the night one Saturday in April.
The premiere of Some Minds video and track release, via Mom & Pop in the US on Thursday 5/28 coincides with Flume’s sold out, headline performances at Sydney Opera House’s Vivid Festival (part of FCX: 10 years of Future Classic) on Friday 5/29 and Saturday 5/30.
DIRECTOR: Clemens Habicht
EXECUTIVE PRODUCER: Rachael Ford-Davies
PRODUCER: Olivia Hantken
PRODUCTION ASSISTANT: Ariel Mather Palmes
1ST AD Henry Zalapa
DOP: Ross Giardina
STEADICAM: Jonathan Tyler
1ST AC: Jani Hakli
2ND AC/DATA WRANGLER: Joel Eames
GAFFER: Andy Robertson
BEST BOY: Russell Fewtrell
ELX: Charles Gray
GRIP: David Litchfield
BEST BOY: Craig (CJ) Jackson
GRIP ATTACHMENT: Luke Brennan
MAKE-UP ARTIST: Rachel Sophie
RUNNER: Kurt Davies
BTS PHOTOGRAPHER: Martha Zakarya
SAFETY REPORT: Ray Anthony
STAGE MANAGER: Natasha Hill
LIGHTING TECHNICIAN: Andy Weston
GRADE: Jamie Hediger
COMPOSITOR: Soren Dyne
Flume, the chosen moniker for Australian producer Harley Streten, made a name for himself amidst a wave of emerging EDM acts as someone who was more interested in making art than just beats. After his debut album went double platinum in his home country, he’s spent most of his time touring around the globe while dropping off spectacular remix tracks here and there.
In April, Flume reported that he has been spending some time in the studio, “working on a bunch of new material”, and if this collaboration with Andrew Wyatt of Miike Snow is any indication, Streten still has some interesting ideas up his sleeve.
The song and video begin softly, with a brushed drum pattern and soft synthesizers while the camera pans over the famous Syndey Opera House. The track steadily progresses with a soaring chorus and continuous layers of texture until Flume finally breaks out into a hectic and glitchy ending that needs to be heard and seen to be believed.