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Cipher


Cipher are Dave Sturt (fretless bass/sound design) and Theo Travis (sax, flute).
Theo has released a series of solo albums, is a member of space-rock band Gong, is a regular collaborator with a wide range of musicians such as David Sylvian, King Crimson's Robert Fripp, Japan's Richard Barbieri and Soft Machine as well as running his own quartet.

Dave Sturt is a member of ambient experimentalists Jade Warrior and has performed with Pink Floyd's David Gilmore, Bill Nelson, Michael Kamen, Steve Hillage, Gong and many others.

As Cipher their music is intense, relaxing, emotional, lyrical, often dark and spontaneous with a strong element of improvisation in their performances.
Reknowned for composing and performing soundtracks for silent films - having toured with Hitchcock's The Lodger and Blackmail, Murnau's The Last Laugh, Pabst's Pandora's Box, Lon Chaney's The Phantom of the Opera and a very special Cabinet of Dr Caligari to celebrate the film's 90th anniversary, they have developed a unique style of jazz electronica incorporating live looping and computer processing techniques.



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