British electronic artist, producer and composer Jon Hopkin has remixed Flume feat. Toro Y Moi ‘The Difference’, which is out today and will feature as part of a remix package alongside edits from High Contrast, Picard Brothers and Willaris. K.

Jon Hopkins delivers a version of the BBC 6 Music A Listed single, slower in pace to the original, yet wholly expansive, and building to a kaleidoscopic, psychedelic climax. The full remix package will be available on June 26, but you can listen to the Jon Hopkin remix now, or watch the clay-motion visual accompaniment.

‘The Difference’ was the first piece of new music from the Sydney-born, L.A. based artist this year, following several releases last year including ‘Rushing Back ft. Vera Blue’, ‘Let You Know’ featuring London Grammar, and the much-lauded HI THIS IS FLUME mixtape and visualiser, which was nominated for Best Dance/Electronic Album at the Grammy Awards. The release was accompanied by a Jonathan Zawada-directed video – watch here.

Flume rose to prominence as a teenage with his brilliant, scene-starting, self-titled debut in 2012. Featuring the hits ‘Holdin On’, ‘On Top’, ‘Sleepless’ and others, the album amassed global plaudits, becoming a chart-topper in Australia. In the two years that followed, Flume established a name as a serious international contender, thanks to his compelling live show (debuting at Coachella, Lollapalooza, Reading and Leeds and many others) and skilful remixes of high-profile acts including Lorde and Disclosure.

After a series of well-received collaborations (LOCKJAW EP with Chet Faker [2014] and SOME MINDS with Andrew Wyatt [2015]), Flume released his second LP, SKIN. Launching with the blockbuster hit ‘Never Be Like You’ feat. Kai, the album reinforced Flume’s status as a inventive, boundary pushing producer while simultaneously reaching huge new audiences around the world. That year, Flume sold more than 300,000 tickets globally across a sold-out 59 date world tour. He achieved platinum and gold accreditation in multiple territories around the world and took home his first Grammy Award for Best Dance Electronic Album.

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