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.

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Upcoming releases

November 3, 2014

The Reverse Engineer recently collaborated with Berlin-based techno producer and DJ Jona (Planet E, Get Physical). The track will feature on Jona’s upcoming album of collaborations.  A little further ahead, The Reverse Engineer’s remix of Twelfth Day‘s Noise Show will be included on a 2015 EP by the folk duo. Noise Show is the opening track [...]


November gigs

November 1, 2014

1/11/14: Simple Things festival, The Art School, Glasgow: DJ set in the Vic Bar, 22:30 – 00:0019/11/14:  The Beat Route, Boteco Do Brasil, Edinburgh: DJ set  


October gigs

October 3, 2014

9/10/14: St Paul’s Church Hall, Edinburgh: DJ set supporting King Ayisoba10/10/14: Meow Studios, Edinburgh: Live at Polish Art Europe 7th birthday 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.

Visit the microsite for Studies in Pattern & Texture, The Reverse Engineer's latest EP/demo, featuring detais on the algorithms and field recordings used in its composition.

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

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

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

9 Studies in Pattern & Texture (2013)

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

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