the reverse engineer

digital composition by dave house

The Reverse Engineer performing at Loophole, Berlin. Photo by Jessica Megarry

The Reverse Engineer is Dave House, a digital composer and performer based in Edinburgh.

Dave is also a sonic artist and sound designer.

Keep up to date via Soundcloud, Twitter and Facebook.

latest news

Theo Parrish afterparty

July 14, 2014

The Reverse Engineer will be DJing at No Globe’s afterparty for Theo Parrish’s live band on Wednesday 16th July at The Art School, Glasgow.  The afterparty, which kicks off at 10pm, is free, but you’ll need to buy tickets for the Theo Parrish gig.


June Gigs

June 8, 2014

9/6/14: African & Roots DJ set at Twelfth Day album launch party, The Forest, Edinburgh. 8pm, free, BYOB 11/6/14: Latinafrotechnofusion DJ set at No Globe, The Art School, Glasgow. Night 11pm – 3am, set 12:30 – 01:15, free. 14/6/14: Record deck feedback ambience live at SoundProof, The Forest, Edinburgh. 8pm, free, BYOB.


Twelfth Day remix and gig

May 20, 2014

The Reverse Engineer is remixing tracks from folk duo Twelfth Day’s upcoming album The Devil Makes Three, and DJing at the launch party.



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Following his return to the UK from Berlin, Dave wrote a piece for The Sampler Blog from Sound and Music, in which he reflects on his time in the German capital. You can read it here.

brot und butter blog Whilst in Berlin he also kept a blog to document the process of being an expat artist - head over to Brot und Butter to read what he got up to.

You can also read his older, pre-Berlin blog posts.

featured music   (for the latest uploads, head over to Soundcloud)

Tucked In – The Reverse Engineer’s Staying In remix

House remix of Tucked In, from The Mairches EP by Esther Swift

Live at SoundProof, The Forest, 8/3/14

3 new experimental Euclidean techno pieces

9 Studies in Pattern & Texture (2013)

A diverse collection of pieces that use the Euclidean algorithm to generate polyrhythms.

Euclidean Techno – Live at Loophole Berlin, 10/01/14

Live recording of my Euclidean Techno set at Loophole Berlin, 10/01/14