PREVIEW: A bit of Cynicism and sincerity

Ray A-J June 9, 2018

Indie artist Michael Blume releases new E.P, featuring RuPaul’s Drag Race alumni Shea Couleé and Peppermint.

QUEER musician Michael Blume released his latest E.P. cynicism & sincerity, on June 8.

The E.P. features RuPaul‚Äôs Drag Race series 9 finalists Shea Coule√© and Peppermint, alongside Blume’s recently released tracks, Blunder, Lifting You, and a remix of R U Mad.

About the collaboration, the American musician said:I have learned so much from these two talented artists and their profound commitment to self-expression, so collaborating with them is a dream.” He continued:I am slayyyed and honored by the fact that Shea Coule√© and Peppermint blessed this track!

Centred on themes of self-assurance and celebration of LGBT+ rights, the E.P. Weaves together elements of electronica, hip-hop, soul and R&B.

Blume has previously seen great acclaim in the pages of: Rolling Stone magazine, Time magazine, Billboard, GQ, Nylon, Ladygunn, Pigeons & Planes, and Huffington Post, for his 2016 debut album, When i get it right.

The artist will follow up his latest release, with a performance at the Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival in Manchester, on June 10. Blume is also set to perform at The Peppermint Club, LA on June 26.

Cynicism & sincerity is available to stream via Spotify, Apple music, and Amazon music.

You can listen to the remix of track R U Mad here.