Andrea Marongiu (Independent/Crystal Fighters)
Andrea Marongiu is an Italian self taught drummer. He started playing drums at the age of 11, since then he´s been an active recording session drummer in Sardinia and all over Italy. While collaborating with some of the best musicians from his own country, Andrea attended a long distance course at the "European Music Institute CPM" in Milan. He then completed his study at the Jazz University in Sardinia. In 2005 He left Italy and travelled the world.
At the beginning of 2008, Andrea moved to London to improve his music career and started to get known as a very versatile and professional session drummer in the London scene. He is now collaborating with singers, producers, bands, musicians and DJs from England in both recording studios and live sessions including Geffen Records, Pias, Universal and many more. Andrea is now touring with Crystal Fighters performing on TV shows (BBC Later with Jools Holland, Live from Abbey road, 4Play, Channel 4 ... ) and live, (Bestival, Glastonbury, Mtv Bam, Eurosonic, Brixton Academy) .