The Renderers (band)

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The Renderers
Origin New Zealand
Genres Country rock, Psychedelic rock
Years active 1989–present
Labels Ajax Records, Drag City, Flying Nun Records, Last Visible Dog Records, Merge Records, Siltbreeze Records, Three Beads of Sweat Records, Tinsel Ears Records
Associated acts Above Ground, Anti-Clockwise, Flies Inside the Sun, The Terminals, The Verlaines
Members Brian Crook
Maryrose Crook

The Renderers are a band from Christchurch, New Zealand formed in 1989 by Maryrose Crook and her husband Brian (of The Terminals).


The Renderers released their debut album, Trail of Tears, in 1991 on Flying Nun Records.[1] They released six further albums. Brian Crook also recorded a solo album in 1999 (Bathysphere).[1]



Title Album details
Trail of Tears
That Dog's Head in the Gutter Gives Off Vibrations
The Surface of Jupiter
  • Released: 1996
  • Label: Ajax Records
A Dream of the Sea
Ghosts of Our Vegas Lives
Monsters and Miasmas
A Rocket Into Nothing
Measured Strychnine Invitations


  • "Touch of Evil" (1992), Flying Nun
  • "Million Lights" (1993), Merge


  1. ^ a b Strong, Martin C. (2003) The Great Indie Discography, Canongate, ISBN 1-84195-335-0, p. 941

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