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The Narrow State

by Rumour Cubes

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  • The Narrow State - Limited Edition Compact Disc
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    Beautifully packaged CD of debut album 'The Narrow State' featuring artwork by Lauren Mortimer and poetry by Steve Willey.

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At Sea 06:13
Triptych 06:34
Tempus Fugit 04:54


released February 27, 2012

All music written and played by Rumour Cubes.
Tracks 1-5 also written by Siew Cottis.

Joe Bartlett: bass, electronics
Hannah Morgan: violin
Terry Murphy: viola, glockenspiel
Omar Rahwangi: drums, percussion
Adam Stark: guitar, electronics
Simon Stark: guitar, electronics

Poem 'The Gove Curve' written and recited by Steve Willey.

Endless Gratitude to all our families and friends, especially Siew and Steve.

Recorded, mixed and mastered at Café Music Studios, London, throughout the fleeing seasons of 2011.
Produced, recorded, mixed and mastered by Mark Sutherland and Cherif Hashizume.
Additional mixing by Adam Stark.
Additional recording by James Whyard and Pete Diggins.
Noise on 'At Sea' borrowed from Chloe Lynch and granularised by Rumour Cubes.
Additional programming on 'Triptych' by Cherif Hashizume.

© 2012 Rumour Cubes

Illustrations by Lauren Mortimer.
Collage by Steve Willey.


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Rumour Cubes London, UK

“Rumour Cubes’ sound is a luminous re-imagining of very many constituent parts” (Louder than War). The London-based six- piece are a gathering swell of strings, electronics and layers of guitars, underpinned by a bass-infused rhythm. Formed in 2009, the band have since cut their own path, crafting music that is by turns melodic and abstract, raucous and reflective, joyful and melancholy. ... more

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