Born on the Channel Island of Jersey, David now lives in the cathedral city of Durham. His work with award-winning Folk musician Jez Lowe and drum ‘n’ bass ceilidh pioneers Monster Ceilidh Band is well known but he can be found on a colourful spectrum of other projects. He is Senior Music Technician at Newcastle University and current research practice focuses on environmental sound exploration and utilising 360 audio.
David has a BMus in Jazz & Contemporary Music from Leeds College of Music. His MMus creative portfolio explored glitch music and aesthetics of failure in digital composition. He is Future Events lead for the NU TechNet community within Arts and Humanities Faculty at Newcastle University and recently became an AVID Pro Tools Certified User and Instructor.
He tirelessly travels to gigs both in the UK and internationally. Past appearances have included Rainforest World Music Festival (Borneo), Moscow International House of Music (Russia), Rudolstadt Festival (Germany), Colours of Ostrava (Czech Republic), Tønder Festival (Denmark), Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival (UK), Calgary Festival (Canada) and Chicago Highland Games (USA).