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The Renderers Touring Aotearoa In May

The Renderers Touring Aotearoa In May

Chris Cudby / Tuesday 26th April, 2022 9:25AM

Now based in Joshua Tree, California, Aotearoa southern gothic legends The Renderers are returning to their homeland for a rare tour in May. Formed in 1989 by husband and wife duo Maryrose and Brian Crook (The Terminals, Scorched Earth Policy), The Renderers honed their shadowy country / distorted psych-guitar sound on such landmark releases as their 1992 Flying Nun single 'Touch of Evil' and 1994's That Dog's Head in the Gutter Gives Off Vibrations — still releasing spellbinding long players at a regular pace, including 2019's Brian Crook-fronted This World Just Eats Me Up Alive. Playing their first local shows in over a decade, they'll be joined for the five date tour by Lyttelton-based musicians Joe McCallum (Nadia Reid, Delaney Davidson) on drums and Anita Clark (Motte) on violin and vocals. Don't miss The Renderers at the dates below, performing "tunes from their back catalogue, followed by songs from Rocket Into Nothing (2011), In the Sodium Light (2016) and This World Just Eats Me Alive," with supports to be announced...


The Renderers Aotearoa Tour

Thursday 20 May - Lyttelton, The Loons
Thursday 26 May - Wellington, Meow*
Friday 27 May - Leigh, Leigh Sawmill
Saturday 28 May - Auckland, Wine Cellar
Sunday 29 May - Waiheke, Omiha Hall

Tickets available HERE via UTR
*Wellington tickets available via Moshtix

Experience the video for The Renderers' 1990 single 'Bigger Than Texas', from their 1990 Flying Nun album Trail of Tears...


Listen to The Renderers' spooky classic 'Forbidden Planet', from 1994's That Dog's Head in the Gutter Gives off Vibrations...


Press release:

In a rare New Zealand visit, Joshua Tree-based band The Renderers bring their brooding country-influenced distortion-tinged psychedelic space rock to five select venues in May.

Hailed in the United States and Aotearoa alike, The Renderers inhabit the dark side of the New Zealand indie scene. Their songs range from sparse and shadowy laments to more upbeat (yet still tense and menacing) pop songs. Husband-and-wife duo Maryrose and Brian Crook (of many NZ bands including Flies Inside the Sun, The Terminals and Scorched Earth Policy) have been the core of The Renderers since their inception, in 1989.

Last here for a string of sold out shows in 2011, for this tour the Renderers will be joined by Lyttelton-based musicians Joe McCallum on drums (Nadia Reid, Delaney Davidson) and Anita Clark on violin and vocals (Motte, Devilish Holy Rollers). Their two-set show will consist of tunes from their back catalogue, followed by songs from Rocket Into Nothing, In the Sodium Light and This World Just Eats Me Alive.

Links
facebook.com/The.Renderers.music/
therenderers.bandcamp.com/

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The Renderers
Fri 20th May 8:00pm
The Loons, Lyttelton
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Thu 26th May 8:00pm
Meow, Wellington
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Fri 27th May 8:00pm
Leigh Sawmill Cafe, Leigh
Sat 28th May 8:00pm
The Wine Cellar, Auckland
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Sun 29th May 7:00pm
Artworks Theatre, Waiheke Island