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

Edinburgh Science Festival DJ

March 27, 2014

The Reverse Engineer is excited to be DJing at the opening party for this years Edinburgh Science Festival on 3rd April.


Euclidean rhythm demo at TEDx University of Glasgow

March 10, 2014

Dave will be demonstrating his Euclidean drum machine as part of the ASCUS stall at TEDx University of Glasgow on Saturday 15th March.


Upcoming gig: 8/3/14, The Forest, Edinburgh

February 21, 2014

The Reverse Engineer will play a new, semi-improvised algorithmic techno set at SoundProof, The Forest, Edinburgh. Saturday 8th March, 8pm.



the sampler blog logo
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)

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