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A Flicker of Empty Flags

by Rumour Cubes

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With this song we wanted to respond to the hollow nationalism that has infected our politics and allowed far-right narratives to become normalised. A Flicker of Empty Flags is our way of highlighting the true face of Brexit and Trump: racist and fascist projects that threaten our values of tolerance, diversity and freedom of expression


released November 16, 2018
Joe Bartlett - Bass
Jay Malhotra - Guitar, Synth
Hannah Morgan - Violin
Terry Murphy - Viola
Omar Rahwangi - Drums
Adam Stark - Piano

Recorded at SS2 Studios in Southend by Jay Malhotra
Mixed at CAVE Studios in Peckham by Jay Malhotra and Adam Stark
Mastered by Tom Waterman
Artwork created by Hannah Morgan using photos by Jacek Zmarz


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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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