Born and raised in Tehran, Iran. Ali Azimi began his interest in music at a young age. Coming from a musical family, he self learned to play the Piano and studied classical guitar with Kazem Moazen.
Ali got his bachelors in engineering at Tehran University and Masters in United Kingdom in the same field.
In his early 30s, after years of work and study in the field of Mechanical Engineering, Ali Azimi set aside his work as an engineer in UK and began to follow his passion for music. The song 33 from album Mr. Mean and the song Tatilat, from Radio Tehran album are both based on this experience.
During the same time Ali founded his own production company Sakkou which documented underground iranian music.
After quitting his engineering career Ali went to Iran and in the year 1388 (2009) and formed the Iranian rock band Radio Tehran. Leading this new band, Ali recorded the album 88. Touching on the issues of the young iranians, the album gave a fresh sound and perspective within the Iranian alternative music scene.
Departing from his previous band, Ali Azimi's first solo album Mr. Mean, was released in Oct 2013. This album includes major hit songs such as Pishdaramad (Prelude) and Aghaye Past (Mr. Mean).
The music video for the song Mr. Mean was first prize winner at Farhang Foundation's short film festival.
Today Ali Azimi and his English band "The Need" are working on a new album to be released on May 2015.