Atom Ellis

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Atom Ellis
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Atom Ellis with The New Cars (2006)
Background information
Born (1966-04-08) April 8, 1966 (age 48)
Instruments Bass guitar
Associated acts The Tubes, The New Cars

Atom Ellis, (born April 8, 1966), is a bass guitarist from San Francisco, California. Atom was a founding member of the Thrash Funk band Psychefunkapus from 1986-1992 and a member of the San Francisco band Dieselhed from 1993-2000. During and after his tenure with Dieselhed he also performed as a regular sideman for Link Wray from 1996-2003.

For shorter stints Atom performed and recorded with World Entertainment War, The Pop-o-pies, Linda Perry, Virgil Shaw, Richard Thompson, Carl Hancock Rux, Neil Hamburger, Chuck Prophet, and Brittany Shane.[1]

Atom Ellis has more recently toured as bassist and backup vocalist for The New Cars.

Ellis is currently touring with The Tubes (summer 2010).

Selected discography[edit]

  • Psychefunkapus-"Psychefunkapus" (1990- Atlantic #82063, credits: Bass/Vocals)
  • Psychefunkapus-"Skin" (1991- Atlantic #82331, credits: Bass/Vocals)
  • World Entertainment War (1991-Popular Metaphysics/MCA #10137, credits: Backing Vocals)
  • Pop-o-Pies- "In Frisco" (1993- Amarillo #581, credits: Bass Guitar)
  • Dieselhed- "Dieselhed" (1995- Amarillo #590, credits: Bass/Backing Vocals)
  • Dieselhed- "Tales of a Brown Dragon" (1996- Amarillo #601, credits: Bass/Backing Vocals)
  • Dieselhed- "Shallow Water Blackout" (1997- Amarillo #608, credits: Bass/Backing Vocals)
  • Dieselhed- "Elephant Rest Home" (1999- Bongload BOOOOODFHN, credits: Bass/Backing Vocals)
  • Richard Thompson- "Mock Tudor" (1999- Capitol #98860, credits: Electric Bass Guitar)
  • Carl Hancock Rux- "Rux Review" (1999- Sony #69644, credits: Bass Guitar)
  • Dieselhed- "Chico and the Flute" (2001- Bongload, credits: Bass/Backing Vocals)
  • Richard Thompson- "Action Packed, The Capitol Years" (2001- Capitol #31051, credits: Electric Bass Guitar)
  • Virgil Shaw- "Still Falling" (2003- Future Farmer BOOOO83MGL, credits: Bass Guitar)
  • Chuck Prophet- "Age of Miracles" (2004- New West Records BOOO2UJKQS, credits: Bass guitar)
  • Brittany Shane- "Brittany Shane" (2007- Brittany Shane #275569, credits: Bass Guitar)
  • Neil Hamburger - "Sings Country Winners" (2008- Drag City Records DC363, credits: Bass/Ukulele)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "All Music Guide: Atom Ellis credits". Retrieved 2011-06-30. 

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