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Grawlixes 'Love You To Death' Album Release Tour

When
Sat Aug 14th, 2021
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Doors open
8:00pm
Gig starts
8:30pm
Entry
All Ages
Cover charge*
$15
*Guide only - booking fees may apply
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Grawlixes celebrate their sophomore album with a 10 date headline tour this July/August. The ten shows will see Grawlixes perform in intimate venues across Aotearoa, captivating audiences with a dynamic set ranging from floating atmospheric ballads to jaw-dropping rock'n'roll.

Grawlixes are an existential folk-pop band from Wellington, New Zealand, who will sear themselves in your brain with raw, wry and infectious songs about doomed relationships, not being invited to parties, and wanting to murder each other. Continuing the great lineage of artists who bring sadness to their sprightly melodies, Grawlixes’ music often deals in the melancholy with self-deprecating honesty and beautiful boy-girl harmonies, sung by co-founders Robin Cederman (Tahu & The Takahes, The Prophet Hens) and Penelope Esplin (French for Rabbits, Lake South).

Grawlixes signed to Home Alone records, following an extensive European tour supporting now label-mates French for Rabbits, throughout Switzerland, England, Germany and France. They released their debut album ‘Set Free’ in July 2017 to critical acclaim. And have since expanded into a stellar 5 piece band, featuring esteemed local musicians Alex Vaastra on violin (Julian Temple Band, Emily Fairlight), Emma Hattaway on bass (BoJack Funkman) and Hikurangi Schaverien-Kaa on drums (Dawn Diver, French for Rabbits).

Love You To Death will be released on July 15 on Home Alone Records and is available to pre-order now via https://grawlixesnz.bandcamp.com/album/love-you-to-death
The phenomenal album was recorded with Lee Prebble at The Surgery, in Wellington (L.A.B, Black Seeds, Trinity Roots) and mixed with producer Tom Healy (Julia Jacklin, Tiny Ruins, Finn Andrews) and mastered by Paul Gold of Salt Mastering in Brooklyn, New York (Sufjan Stevens, Grizzly Bear, Dirty Projectors). Love You To Death also features the resplendent colour palette of vibraphone, saxophones, clarinets and trumpets, with brass performances by Jake Baxendale & James Guilford. The result is lush instrumentation, captivating performances and clean intimate vocals. Grawlixes have never had more to say, nor said it more affectingly. The melodies and harmonies are lovely, the production crackles with colour, and the whole thing marks a new level of achievement.

Rusty Frames is an indie folk band formed by Te Papaioea singer-songwriter Dave Boyack. The lyrics are a blend of optimism and pessimism (mostly pessimism), while the music takes you on a journey through many of the major and minor chords, and then back again. Together, the words and the music combine in the beautifully crafted songs of Rusty Frames. Songs from the heart, that get stuck in your head. Even though the band was formed just 8 months ago, they have already supported big acts such as Anthonie Tonnon, Julia Deans and Andrew Fagan. A testament to a band worth seeing.

Grawlixes NZ Tour dates are:
July 22nd (Thursday): The Plant, Blenheim (with Emily Riordan)
July 23rd (Friday): Tim's Place, Marahau (with Emily Riordan)
July 24th (Saturday): Mussel Inn, Takaka
August 12th (Thursday): Meow, Wellington (with Violet Hirst & Vatican’t)
August 14th (Saturday): The Stomach, Palmerston North (with Rusty Frames)
August 15th (Sunday): Common Room, Hastings*
August 19th (Thursday): Wunderbar, Christchurch*
August 20th (Friday): The Dive, Dunedin (with Julian Temple Band)
August 27th (Friday): Nivara Lounge, Hamilton (with Brandan De La Cruz)
August 28th (Saturday): Wine Cellar, Auckland*
*Support TBC

Tickets from Undertheradar.co.nz (except Wellington- see Moshtix - & Mussel Inn)

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acoustic/solo, alternative, country/folk, pop, rock, Grawlixes, Rusty Frames

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Grawlixes 'Love You To Death' Album Release Tour
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Thu 22nd July
The Plant, Blenheim
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Fri 23rd July
Tim's Place, Maharau
Grawlixes 'Love You To Death' Album Release Tour
Sat 24th July
Mussel Inn, Takaka
Grawlixes 'Love You To Death' Album Release Tour
Thu 12th August
Meow, Wellington
Grawlixes 'Love You To Death' Album Release Tour
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Sun 15th August
Common Room, Hastings
Grawlixes 'Love You To Death' Album Release Tour
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Thu 19th August
Wunderbar, Christchurch
Grawlixes 'Love You To Death' Album Release Tour
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Fri 20th August
Dive, Dunedin
Grawlixes 'Love You To Death' Album Release Tour
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Fri 27th August
Nivara Lounge, Hamilton
Grawlixes 'Love You To Death' Album Release Tour
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Sat 28th August
The Wine Cellar, Auckland


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