His growing interest for machines and electronic music enticed him to listen to artists such as Kraftwerk, Tangerine Dream, Pink Floyd, John Cage, Peter Gabriel…
Convinced that a fusion of styles is fundamental, Alex decided at 16 to look into Pop-Electro fusion. He took part in several bands as keyboard player and arranger, his main function being to mingle and mix electronic sounds into Pop-Rock atmospheres.
After his Acoustic Engineer studies, Alex definitely made a turn towards electronic music. While collaborating with different directors he got to carry out all types of orders. Original soundtracks for advertising, short films, catwalk and even contemporary dance for which he wrote more than an hour of music.
Formerly reviewer for Claviers Magazine, for which he wrote the « Hardware » trials and the « Vintage » column, he currently works as a teacher in a Sound School, training future engineers to different techniques such as sound synthesis, sound design and use of machines.
The several remix queries and collaborations with DJs turned Alex Scheffer into a many-faceted composer, able to create as much for dance-floors as for intimate or mental atmospheres…
Cell Discography Tracks
|INDICD02||Cell||Phonic Peace (CD, Album)||Indica Music||INDICD02||Italy||2005||Sell This Version|
|Cell||Live At Glade Festival 2005||Sofa Manifesto, Sofa Manifesto||France||2007|
|Cell||Live At Kumharas (Ibiza - June 2006)||Ultimae Records||France||2007|
|Cell||Ketama Live Vol. 2 (Album)||World Club Music||Ukraine||2008||Sell This Version|
|inre 038, inre038||Cell||Hanging Masses (CD, Album, Mixed)||Ultimae Records, Ultimae Records||inre 038, inre038||France||2009||Sell This Version|
Singles & EPs
|Cell||Hanging Masses (EP)||Kahvi Collective||UK||2009|
|RMG 3516-MP3, TRMP30024||Asura / Solar Fields / Cell / Hil Baumann*||Asura / Solar Fields / Cell / Hil Baumann* - Chillout. Evening Cocktail (CD-ROM, Comp, MP3)||RMG Records, Tranceport Licensing, Sensorica Music||RMG 3516-MP3, TRMP30024||Russia||2009||Sell This Version|