*SHELS will be doing a few shows in Russia and the UK in June. The band will be also releasing their debut album entitled “Sea of the Dying Dhow” on vinyl.
June 3 – Winchester, The Railway, (w/ The Barnum Meserve + Codes in the Clouds + more)
June 22 -Brighton, Sticky Mike’s Frog Bar
June 23 – Glasgow, Classic Grand
June 24 – Manchester, The Ruby Lounge
June 30 – Guildford, Boileroom
July – 1 London, The Underworld (w/ Latitudes + Astrohenge)
July – 7 Kingston,The Peel, (w/ Astrohenge + Bast)
June 8 – 18 Venues to be announced soon!
Here’s the official statement:
While *shels have been busy booking their UK/RUSSIA tour for this summer, the group have also been
finalizing preparations for the long awaited Latitudes New Album , Ancients Debut Album and a new *shels Vinyl,
which will appear in the shape of the band’s critically acclaimed debut album ‘Sea of the Dying Dhow’.
Shortly after releasing their vinyl for Plains of the Purple Buffalo, *shels were contacted by Dead Chemists –
a DIY fanzine/promotion group based in Brighton and big fans of the band and label, who insisted Sea of the
Dying Dhow and Waves (the debut album by *shels’ previous incarnation Mahumodo) must be released on
Thanks to their kind support, Shelsmusic is proud to announce that ‘Sea of the Dying Dhow’ will be released
worldwide at the end of July, 2012 :)
More details on the vinyl and pre-order info will be posted on the *shels Facebook Page in coming
weeks. For now we can tell you that there will be roughly 300 copies available as limited edition pressing only.
It will be 12″ double /colored vinyl with 4 sides of music. The artwork, which is based on the original CD version
designed by Mehdi Safa, will be printed in Black and Metallic Silver.
Here’s a sneak peek! and… updated tour poster for *shels tour below! ;)
p.s The areas in grey/blue will be Metallic! :)
*SHELS – “Water”:
PUBLISHED on April 6, 2012.
UPDATED on April 25, 2012 – tour dates detailed.