Nothing gets you out of a creative rut more than a trip outside the studio. This is exactly how Flume’s collaboration with Kai “Never Be Like You” came to life and gained the gravitas to become a single from the Australian producer’s Skin LP. That journey “into the night,” as he describes it, is what brought the force behind finishing the pair’s established ideas of someone asking for a second chance as well as the intricate musical elements that blend with a strong chord progression.
Kai and I were sending ideas back and forth online, then met up in NYC and went into the studio. We laid down some chords and started an idea but weren’t feeling inspired. So we went out into the night for a few hours and when we returned, it all started to come together.
Listen to the full track below.