(facebook) BLUME is an Italian band founded in 2008. Their unique sound blends melancholy moods, massive beats and thematic lyrics, with influences from contemporary Electronic music, New wave, Synthpop, Electronic rock and much more.
The band released their first works online in October of 2008 and quickly garnered attention from the media, critics, curious fans and most importantly music industry executives. In February of 2009 the band signed a record deal with the US label A Different Drum, which releases Rise From Grey, in January 2010. The debut album was distributed and released in the United States, Canada, Russia, Germany, UK, Italy and Spain.
Rise From Grey received excellent reviews across the globe and BLUME quickly became one of the most exciting newcomers in the dark alternative electronic music scene. The first album achieved success from the press with several specialty magazines praising the band for their work, and from radio with several songs appearing in playlists on local and regional radio stations, across America, Italy, Germany and Eastern Europe.
The threesome has performed in some of the most prominent clubs and festivals throughout Europe and has shared the stage with some influential bands in the scene, including: COVENANT at Siddharta Club in Prato, KIRLIAN CAMERA at K17 in Berlin, VNV NATION and SHE WANTS REVENGE at Audiodrome in Turin, DE/VISION at P!PL Club in Moscow, SEABOUND at Purple Turtle in London and many more.
After the first European tour, the band signed a new recording contract with the cult label WTII Records (Wax Trax II). In September 2013 was released the second album Autumn Ruins.