The Dome at Sydney Showground, November 18
From fidgeting with a music-making program discovered on a CD in a cereal field on the Northern Seashores when he was 11 years outdated, to successful a Grammy Award and shaking up a packed Sydney Showground on Friday, it’s nonetheless the home-town present that places a smile on Flume’s face.
“I’m actually f—ing completely satisfied to be taking part in my house city tonight,” he tells the viewers on Friday with outstretched arms and a relaxed smile on his lips.
It’s the primary time in six years that the worldwide musician, DJ and producer has performed to a Sydney crowd, however you wouldn’t comprehend it.
Beginning in entrance of a projection of a wheel, morphing and bursting into color to the sound of revving, Flume’s easy-going manner is probably the anchor all through a present that takes spectators on a visit – visually and sonically.
There’s a surreal, virtually psychedelic really feel to a lot of the efficiency, interspersed with blinking lights and grating sounds that shouldn’t really feel good, however do.
Flume could also be a pioneer of the long run bass style, however older hits Holdin’ On and Drop the Sport are on the spot crowd-pleasers that flip the present right into a warehouse celebration.
The visuals, significantly the projections, are masterful, taking viewers by means of dreamlike, iridescent hallways and introducing them to macabre, nightmarish creatures that grip eyes as a lot because the soul.
For many who don’t choose up on and savour the intricacies of DJing, the present can typically appear to lull.
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