Sholto Dobie was born in Edinburgh and lives in Vilnius.
He uses loose structures and an array of sound-sources including home-made organs and hurdy gurdy.
His performances are personal and intuitive, often coming
across as delicate, evocative, and absurd.
He has recorded and performed with artists and musicians including Rie Nakajima, Judith Hamann, Lia Mazzari, Shakeeb Abu Hamdan, Mark Harwood, Marja Ahti & Niko Mahti Ahti, Antonina Nowacka, Malvern Brume and Lucia Nimcova.
He has released solo and collaborative music with labels
such as All Night Flight, Mappa, Infant Tree, Takuroku. Penultimate Press and Thanet Tape Centre and has toured widely, presenting performances at Cafe Oto (London),
Fylkingen (Stockholm), De Player (Rotterdam), KM28 (Berlin), Kraak Festival (Antwerp), Organ Sound Art Festival (Copenhagen), Jauna Muzika Festival (Vilnius), Counterflows Festival (Glasgow) and Glasgow International (Glasgow).
Photo by Sebastian von der Heide