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The German label Moloko + will release a new CD by Fatal Shore, titled "Setting The Sails For El Dorado".
The recordings on this CD date from spring 1997 and were recorded at the Delta Club Studio in Prague. They were intended to be demos for what ended up as the first Fatal Shore CD .

01. Wild Is The Wind
02. If You Go Away
03. Dolphins
04. Bird On A Wire
05. My Death
06. Preachin' Blues
07. Who's Been Talking
08. Friday's Child


Dim Locator (Phil Shoenfelt / Chris Hughes / Dave Allen) undertook a successful central European tour in November – Berlin, Prague, Vienna, Bratislava, Hodonin, Budapest. A 7 inch single will be released on an Austrian label in the spring...

Phil developed a fictitious rock and roll persona by the name of Bruce Wellie, who already has a Facebook page at: There will be more from Bruce in the new year...

The first online-only EP by DIM LOCATOR, called "IMMORTALISED", was released through German company on 29.07.2011.

The three song EP is a tribute to the late, great Rowland S. Howard, and contains the following songs:

1. I Ate The Knife
2. Undone
3. Dead Radio

The EP is available as a download @


01.06.2011 Dim Locator (AUS/UK) is a new band formed from the ashes of legendary Berlin-based band Fatal Shore. The group comprises Phil Shoenfelt (guitar/vocals), Chris Hughes (drums/percussion) and Dave Allen (bass guitar).

Englishman Phil Shoenfelt has lived in Prague for many years, and is known for his work with Southern Cross (Prague), Fatal Shore (Berlin) and Khmer Rouge (New York) as well as for his autobiographical novel “Junkie Love”.

Chris Hughes (AUS) is based in Berlin and has played with Fatal Shore, Hugo Race & The True Spirit, Alexander Hacke of Einstürzende Neubauten, Methylated Spirits, The Act, Nina Hagen, Rowland S. Howard and almost everyone else.

Dave Allen (AUS) is also based in Berlin, and has played bass with Hugo Race & The True Spirit, Methylated Spirits and The Act.

The music of Dim Locator is stripped down industrial psych-rock music with influences from The Stooges, Beasts of Bourbon, The Birthday Party, Pink Fairies and Hawkwind.

World premiere - live 3rd of June 2011 at Parukarka in Prague.


26.04.2011 New merchandising available
"Absyntheum Dresden" releases two special editions of Absinth - "The Green Hotel" and "Junkie Love".
And there's a new shirt available - see "Shop" for details ....


28.02.2011 Please note, that the gig on 09.04.2011 in Wörgl, Austria, is now at "Astner Saal / Hotel Alte Post" instead of "Komma Black Box".


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