Dim Locator (UK/AUS/DE/GR) is a band formed from the ashes of the legendary Berlin band Fatal Shore. Dim Locator comprises: Phil Shoenfelt (vocals/guitar), Chris Hughes (drums), Baron Anastis (bass) and Daniel Plashues (guitar). Phil Shoenfelt (UK) has lived in Prague for many years. He is known for his work with bands such as Southern Cross (Prague), Fatal Shore (Berlin) and Khmer Rouge (New York), as well as for his cult novel “Junkie Love”. Chris Hughes (AUS) is originally from Melbourne, but has lived in Berlin for many years. He has played drums with Fatal Shore, Hugo Race, Mick Harvey, Alexander Hacke, and at present Crime & The City Solution. Baron Anastis (GR) is originally from Thessaloniki but now lives in Berlin. Daniel Plashues (DE) lives in Berlin and plays ambient guitar. An occasional guest member of Dim Locator is Kristof Hahn (Swans) on lapsteel guitar.
For the Prague Microfest show, there will be a special one-off lineup of Phil Shoenfelt, Chris Hughes and Czech electronic bass and keyboard maestro David Kabzan. Dim Locator describe their music as “stripped-down industrial psych-rock-blues”. The band has an original and eclectic mix of influences ranging from The Stooges, Beasts Of Bourbon and The Birthday Party, to Pink Fairies, Hawkwind, Can and Neu!