Sholto was born in Edinburgh and lives in Vilnius. He uses loose structures and a wide range of sound sources including homemade organs and gourds. His performances are personal and intuitive, often seeming subtle, sensual, and goofy.
Sholto 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 music and collaborated with labels like Mappa, All Night Flight, Infant Tree, Takuroku. Penultimate Press and Thanet Tape Center and has toured at Cafe Oto (London), Fylkingen (Stockholm), De Player (Rotterdam), KM28 (Berlin), Kraak Festival (Antwerp), Organ Sound Art Festival (Copenhagen), Jauna Festival Muzika (Vilnius), Upstream Festival (Glasgow) and Glasgow International (Glasgow).