19 Sep 2018

Dimmer live at RNZ's Helen Young Studio

From Nights, 3:14 pm on 19 September 2018

Dimmer is the brainchild of ex Straitjacket Fits/Bored Games/Doublehappys guitarist and vocalist, Shayne Carter. He performed live at RNZ's now-defunct Helen Young Studio in 2004 with musicians including Anika Moa, Mike Hall of Pluto and Andy Morton AKA Submariner.

Shayne Carter preparing for a live performance with Dimmer at RNZ's Helen Young Studio

Shayne Carter preparing for a live performance with Dimmer at RNZ's Helen Young Studio Photo: Andre Upston

Since its inception in 1994, Dimmer have released four critically acclaimed albums, all of which have been nominated for NZ Music Awards. The band wound up in 2012 with Shayne now performing solo, releasing piano-based album, Offsider in 2017.

For this 2004 performance at RNZ’s Helen Young Studio Shayne is joined by Willie Scott on drums, Mike hall on bass, Ned Ngatae on guitar, Andy Morton (AKA Submariner) on keys, Heather Mansfield (of the Brunettes) on glockenspiel and Anika Moa on guitar and backing vocals.

Anika Moa, Mike Hall and Ned Ngatae preparing for a live performance with Dimmer at RNZ's Helen Young Studio

Anika Moa, Mike Hall and Ned Ngatae preparing for a live performance with Dimmer at RNZ's Helen Young Studio Photo: Andre Upston

Heather Mansfield of The Brunettes preparing for a live performance with Dimmer at RNZ's Helen Young Studio

Heather Mansfield of The Brunettes preparing for a live performance with Dimmer at RNZ's Helen Young Studio Photo: Andre Upston

Willie Scott, Andy Morton AKA Submariner and Mike Hall preparing for a live performance with Dimmer at RNZ's Helen Young Studio

Willie Scott, Andy Morton AKA Submariner and Mike Hall preparing for a live performance with Dimmer at RNZ's Helen Young Studio Photo: Andre Upston

 

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