Summary: musician responsible for mixing traditional Scottish folk with techno whose albums Bothy Culture (1998) and Hardland (2000) demonstrated the possibilities of combining his own virtuoso performances on the pipes and fiddle with the thumping beats of club rhythms who was unable to play on his recently completed album Grit (2003), but it showed a continuing interest in the combination of diverse styles as he had progressed to the Royal Scottish Academy of Music & Drama in Glasgow, where he studied violin (under Miles Baster) and piano, and who also began to compose for stage productions including Tom McGrath's adaptation Kidnapped and to produce scores for.
Cause of Death: Testicular cancer
Born: February 17, 1971
Died: January 30, 2005
Location: Edinburgh, Scotland