Paul Ellis

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Paul Ellis
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Paul Ellis was born on Oct. 10 1961 and from an early age began to show a strong creative streak that began with drawing and changed to music in 1977 after buying copies of the classic European Electronic albums Stratosfear (TD) , Mirage (KS) , Oxygene (JMJ) and Snowflakes are Dancing (T) within a week's time. This proved to be a profound awakening for him. He suddenly began hearing a sort of music rising up within himself almost like resonant strings vibrating. The music though extraordinarily different than anything he'd heard before sounded strangely familiar.

It seemed too far out of reach at the time as synths were very, very expensive then… So he bought a classical guitar and began studying Classical, Ragtime, Jazz and Folk music... later playing bass and guitar in a Rock band but always dreaming of recreating that sound he heard in his head from synthesizers. In the mid eighties he bought his first few synths, then added multitracking and from that point on sold his guitars and never looked back. He has continued to release albums in the classic European Electronic style ever since bringing his own unique touch to the genre. He was a founding member of the band Dweller at the Threshold and has also released several solo works and collaborations with artists such as Steve Roach
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Paul Ellis Discography Tracks

Albums

NH016 Paul Ellis - Appears To Vanish album art Paul Ellis Appears To Vanish(CD, Album) Neu Harmony NH016 UK 2000 Sell This Version
HYBY0102 Paul Ellis - Into The Liquid Unknown album art Paul Ellis Into The Liquid Unknown(CD, Album) Hypnos/Binary HYBY0102 US 2001 Sell This Version
GR-098 Paul Ellis - The Sacred Ordinary album art Paul Ellis The Sacred Ordinary(CD, Album) Groove Unlimited GR-098 Netherlands 2004 Sell This Version
GR-099 Paul Ellis - Echo System album art Paul Ellis / Craig Padilla Paul Ellis / Craig Padilla - Echo System(CD, Album) Groove Unlimited GR-099 Netherlands 2004 Sell This Version
GR-119 Paul Ellis - Silent Conversations album art Paul Ellis Silent Conversations(CD, Album) Groove Unlimited GR-119 Netherlands 2005 Sell This Version
GR-130 Paul Ellis - The Infinity Room album art Paul Ellis The Infinity Room(CD, Album) Groove Unlimited GR-130 Netherlands 2006 Sell This Version
GR-158 Paul Ellis - The Last Hiding Place Of Beauty album art Paul Ellis The Last Hiding Place Of Beauty(CD, Album) Groove Unlimited GR-158 Netherlands 2009 Sell This Version
none Paul Ellis - From Out Of The Vast Comes Nearness album art Paul Ellis From Out Of The Vast Comes Nearness(5xFile, FLAC, Album) Spotted Peccary Music none US 2011
LSM 21 Paul Ellis - From Out Of The Vast Comes Nearness album art Paul Ellis From Out Of The Vast Comes Nearness(CD, Album) Lotuspike LSM 21 US 2011 Sell This Version
LSM 24 Paul Ellis - I Am Here album art Paul Ellis I Am Here(CD, Album) Lotuspike LSM 24 US 2012 Sell This Version
none Paul Ellis - I Am Here album art Paul Ellis I Am Here(3xFile, FLAC, Album) Spotted Peccary Music none US 2012
SPM-2901 Paul Ellis - Moth In Flames  album art Paul Ellis Moth In Flames (CD, Album) Spotted Peccary SPM-2901 US 2015 Sell This Version
none Paul Ellis - Gold-Metallic 3 album art Paul Ellis Gold-Metallic 3(CDr, Album) Not On Label none USA & Europe 2016 Sell This Version
none Paul Ellis - Ancient Light Having Reached Us album art Paul Ellis Ancient Light Having Reached Us(4xFile, FLAC, Album) Not On Label none US 2016

Singles & EPs

none Paul Ellis - Birds Must, Sometimes, Die In Mid Air album art Paul Ellis Birds Must, Sometimes, Die In Mid Air(File, FLAC, Single) Not On Label (Paul Ellis Self-released) none US 2012

Compilations

Paul Ellis - Appears To Vanish Into The Liquid Unknown album art Paul Ellis Appears To Vanish Into The Liquid Unknown (Comp) Not On Label (Paul Ellis Self-released) US 2010
none Paul Ellis - Six Of One Volume 2 album art Paul Ellis Six Of One Volume 2(File, FLAC, Comp) Not On Label (Paul Ellis Self-released) none US 2014
none Paul Ellis - Six Of One Volume 3 album art Paul Ellis Six Of One Volume 3(File, FLAC, Comp) Not On Label (Paul Ellis Self-released) none US 2014

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Memnon

Memnon

February 8, 2012
Not your typical berlin school/space ambient musician! He formed his own original sound!