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LIKE A VIRGIN

Flume tells us about his first gig

"I played this three day camping festival called Splendour In The Grass in Australia. It was my first ever proper festival gig. My set time was pretty early, around 2pm and I had no idea what to except.

“I started out playing to about 1000 people, which then turned into around 6000 people crammed into this tent going nuts. When I saw them singing along to songs I'd made in my bedroom, I realized shit was getting serious and I might actually be able to make a living off this.

“By the end of my set I was so overwhelmed by the sheer number of people that I didn't know what to say. I managed to mumble out a few 'thank you's and stepped off stage. I was buzzing for the next three days and can honestly say it was the most fun I've ever had in my life."

Flume: Deluxe Edition, featuring Freddie Gibbs, Ghostface Killah, Twin Shadow, How To Dress Well and more is out now on vinyl, CD and digital. Catch him playing selected date in the US in July and August.

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