Real Name:
Alexandre Scheffer
1984 saw Alex entering the world of machines. Aged 10 he received his first machine from his mother and father, respectively pianist and drummer, a Juno 106 Roland. At that time, student at the Conservatoire, he started looking at LFOs and filters. His favourite instruments remain keyboards and especially the piano, an instrument which he will get back to at 13 when entering the Jazz section at the Conservatoire of Chambéry (73).
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


INDICD02 Cell Phonic Peace(CD, Album) Indica Music INDICD02 Italy 2005 Sell This Version
Cell Live At Kumharas (Ibiza - June 2006) Ultimae Records France 2007
sofa #003, Sofa003 Cell Live At Glade Festival 2005(7xFile, MP3) Sofa Manifesto, Sofa Manifesto sofa #003, Sofa003 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 3585-MP3 I Awake / Cell / Hil Baumann* / Asura I Awake / Cell / Hil Baumann* / Asura - Relax(CD-ROM, Comp, MP3) RMG Records, Sensorica Music, Tranceport Licensing RMG 3585-MP3 Russia 2009 Sell This Version
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

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September 23, 2012
Is this guy active anymore? I mean does he make new music or perform live still?


March 12, 2012
cell is putting out amazing work on Ultimae Records
can't wait for a new cd, hanging masses was too good.

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