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Behold The Locus is a collective of Dubai based musicians-a ‘revolving door’ if you will where Members don’t quit-they exit to make way for someone else to share the Locus experience!

Locus (Latin for Place) is an indirect tribute to Dubai where the band members have spent many a year working day jobs and confronting their alter ego(s) at night.

Behold The Locus started with guitarist and songwriter Fabian Martin playing solo at the Central Perk Acoustic jams organized by Dubai Lime, with the progress of the Original Music scene Venues got bigger and the need to form a band started….

The line-up has changed several times since its inception in 2006 and the current line-up includes Fabian Martin (Guitar/Song writer) Alistair Terry (Bass Guitar) Carl Semine (Vocals) and Ramzi Sassi (Drums)

The band does not subscribe to a particular genre and label themselves ‘Musique sans Frontieres’

Band Members

Fabian was introduced to The Beatles as a kid and formed his first band at the age of 13 playing Punk versions of classic Beatles tunes; he started Behold The Locus as a solo project in 2006 after many failed attempts to form a Band in Dubai. Fabian collects Retro Guitars and boasts of a Fender Jaguar, Gretsch Electromatic, Squier Duo Sonic and an Epiphone Korina Flying V.

Alistair’s musical journey began when he picked up the guitar at the age of 15. His influence includes Jaco Pastorius, Sting, Billy Sheehan and Abraham Laboriel and prefers playing a five- string over a four-string bass. He has a great sense of Humor and admits to once waiting an hour for a taxi forgetting that he bought a car the week before.

Carl is the youngest in the band and a force to be reckoned with, when he’s not singing he’s doing sports, when he’s not doing sports he’s playing guitar. He is just as comfortable crooning Bruno Mars as he is growling to As I Lay dying.

Fresh from Tunisia, Ramzi moved to Dubai and almost instantly landed an audition with Behold The Locus through a mutual friend of the band, his fluency in French, Arabic and English translates into a blitzkrieg assault on the drums, and we feel for the instrument.

Shepherd – Music and Video

Shepherd is the lead single of the upcoming album ‘Amplifier’


Originally titled ‘Help Me’ the music was recorded in August 2011 by Dylan Ellis at Bronze Tone Recordings, the voice over was recorded in Chinese and Russian with the latter being chosen. Lead Vocals were finalized in April 2012 and the song was renamed ‘Shepherd’


The Band Footage was shot at Dubai Festival City on May 5th 2012 and directed by Free Lancer Franzwa Roux, Music and Camera equipped was loaded into cars and set up in the Silk underground parking. The video was shot between the hours of 3am – 7am.

Live Performances – Some of the many live performances in UAE.

Peanut Butter Jam , The Fridge, Dubai Festival City, The Music Room, Aussie Legends, Central Perk Jumeirah, The Jamjar Bertz Café, Jimmy Dix, Irish Village, Aloft Abu Dhabi, Sheraton Abu Dhabi, Urban Bites Abu Dhabi, Art Sawa, Oro Club, Dubai Academic City, Abu Dhabi Cornice, Sikka Art Fair,Friday Fridge.

Milestones and Highlights

Opened for South African headline band ‘The Parlotones’ at Jumpfest
Headlined ’Rock Nation’ at the Music Room, Majestic Hotel, Dubai
Headliners at ’Rock Rebellion’ at the Aussie Legends, Rydges Plaza Hotel, Dubai
Featured on Virgin RAW, Radio show on Virgin 104.4FM for Unsigned Artists
Debut EP launched in the UAE with Virgin Megastores and in conjunction with Music Master Performed at ‘Follow the Evolution of Rock’ Concert at Dubai International Academic City Interviewed and performed for ’Twenty Something’ on Dubai One TV

Headlined the inaugural ’Dubomedy International Performing Arts Festival’ at Dubai Festival City
Performed at the ’Yasalam Festival’ as part of F1 Abu Dhabi
Runner up at the Ahlan Best in Dubai

Lead single ’RUN’ played on Channel 4FM
Performed at Gulf Bike Week organized by Rolling Stone Middle East
Played an unplugged set as part of Sikka Art Fair
Performed at the Big Boys Toys Abu Dhabi
Launched a customized shoe design with Puma
Exclusive release of Audio track ‘Shepherd’ on Gulf News website
Exclusive release of Music Video ‘Shepherd’ on Dubai One TV Show ‘That’s Entertainment’ Performed live on 103.8FM Dubai Eye
Closed the concert for Egyptian Industrial band ‘Hatefield’
Closed the concert for 80’s English Boyband ‘East 17’
Chosen to Perform at GAP Summer Music Festival
Closed the concert for Ron ’Bumblefoot’ Thal Guitarist of Guns n Roses
Opened the Concert for leading Indian Rock Band ‘Avial’