Born in 1959.
Otomo is a guitarist, turntable player, composer and producer.
He always leads plural bands such as ONJO and Anode, and has participated in many bands such as Filament and Joy Heights. Not only in Japan but also in different parts in the world, he has been active in performing concerts and recording, maintaining his independent stance. In the fields of experimental music, improvisation, and noise music in particular, he is highly appreciated in the West. The style of his music is wide-ranged from roaring sound with abundant noise and feedback, spontaneous works that focus on generation of sound itself, to recent works of jazz, song, and film music.