Brooklyn, United States
Timo Ellis is a musician, composer, and producer. He lives and works in New York City, where he was born and raised.A vocalist and multi-instrumentalist, Ellis has appeared on almost 100 albums in total over the past twenty years. He has recorded and toured with such artists as Yoko Ono, Sean Lennon, Cibo Matto, Joan As Police Woman, and Spacehog, and has variously performed and collaborated with Mark Ronson, John Zorn, The Melvins, Ween, The Lemonheads, Money Mark, White Hills and Gibby Haynes.
Ellis’ extreme versatility has placed him in the company of musical greats of several genres – within his solo work exists an equally vast range of styles. Since the early ‘90s, he has composed and recorded more than twenty-five solo albums under his own name and with his main band, Netherlands. Traversing the realms of rock, metal, funk, soul, and beyond, Ellis’ diverse music is unified by impeccable songcraft, blazing technique, quirky experimentalism, and sheer intensity.