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An enjoyable day in Tigerstyle’s studio

I had been thinking about how you make a 'electronic' dance track for a while. I was speaking to Mike Vass and he said that this is something he would be interested in so I got in touch with Asian DJs Tigerstyle who had taught an electronic Distil a few years back and asked if they would be able to help.  I didn’t want a workshop where we tried to make a track ourselves - I wa … [Read More...]

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Distil Scratch Day 2014

On Tuesday 11th March we held our first Distil Scratch Day. It was suggested by composer Brian Irvine at our last Distil Residential that we should get together … [Read More...]

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Distil Scratch Day with Mr McFall’s Chamber

On Tuesday 11th March in North Edinburgh Arts, Edinburgh - 10am we are offering a chance to talk to McFall's Chamber about the various sounds / techniques you can get from a string ensemble. This is an amazing opportunity to learn something new and try new … [Read More...]


Distil Showcase 2014 Composers Announced

We are very happy to announce that the composers for our 2014 Showcase are: Tina Jordan Rees Catriona MacDonald Catriona Price Jen Austin Kate Young Gillian Fleetwood James MacIntosh Andrew Dunlop Pete Stewart Matt Seattle Lori Watson … [Read More...]

Remembered / Imagined

Remembered/Imagined March 2014

Featuring new works of music and words by Amble Skuse, Ailie Robertson, Mike Vass, Sophie Cooke, Angus Peter Campbell, Charlotte Murray and Rebecca Sharp Wed 12 March 2014, Summerhall, Edinburgh 7.30pm Tickets available online and on 0845 874 3000 Fri 14 … [Read More...]