Riccardo Bondini


Riccardo Bondini is playing with the traditional percussion, such as djembe, darbuka, timbales, congas, rototoms and etc. He is master of electronic percussion too. Playing in his unique way Riccardo is used to improvise with the different beats, styles, DJ's. As a drummer Riccardo Bondini his career started in 1989, in Italy. With DJ Mauro Ferrucci he played in discotheques ,,La Pineta’’ and ,,Le Indie’’ (Milano Marittima), ,,Cocorico’’ and ,,Paradiso’’ (Rimini), ,,Le Pacha’’ (Riccione). In 1997 Riccardo’s moved to Ibiza. There he was playing in ,,Pacha’’, ,,Privilège’’, ,,Amnésia’’. With DJ’s Pippi and Parrini he participated in the party "Made in Italy". 2000-2005 Riccardo Bondini made tour in France with projects ,,Latino Ibiza Power’’, ,,Shweppes’’and ,,Indian Tonic’’. As resident Riccardo becomes in Paris in ,,Queen’’ club. Also he used to play in ,,Nirvana Lounge’’, ,,Elysée Montmartre’’, ,,Poona Lounge’’, ,,L’Etoile’’, ,,Man Ray’’, ,,Le Duplex’’ and many other places there. Time by time he was working with the group Global Love from Holland . In the same period Riccardo also played in Istanbul, Amsterdam, Rotterdam, London, Stockholm, Losanna. In 2007 Riccardo decided to change country and left Paris for Vilnius in Lithuania where he started his work with the new ,,Pacha’’. Following clubs – ,,Tarantino’’, ,,Gravity’’, ,,Pabo Latino’’, ,,Havana Social Club’’, ,,Forum Palace’’, ,,Siemens Arena’’ (Vilnius), ,,Pappa Jazz’’ (Kaunas), "Global" and "Honolulu" (Klaipeda). Riccardo’s rhythm also got until ,,Universal Club" and ,,Paladium’’ in Kaliningrad, "Soho room" in Moscow. In the beginning of 2008 Riccardo have met Mr."Vee Diawara", leader of Skamp, one of the most popular groups in Lithuania. Together with Vee Riccardo made a lot of different musical projects like "Tabami NO DJ's". Also he played with Skamp as a drummer. In the beggining of 2010 Riccardo made a tour to Siberia, where he played with the most important local DJ. In the summer of the same year he is back to Ibiza. Here every Saturday night as a resident he made a lot of great parties with DJ Pippi in lounge restaurant ,,Sirocco’’. More Riccardo joined one of Ibiza free style bands to play in Las Dalias, Hippy Market and some other places. Too, he took a part in ,,Previlege’’ again. Riccardo never says never – alone or joining different kind of musicians he enjoyed the taste of music in various restaurants, underground places. From 2014 he start to produce is own music ,house trance tribal lounge raggaeton .






What is music to you? What does it give you?

the music give me the connection with this divin field who is in the air , let express my self from the real inner deep , make espanding consciousness and comunicate with the other.........life is a rythm !!! :)

What is your music dream?

word music with musician from evrywhere who make move the soul and the ass of the humanity :)

If you could change the world - what would you start with?

teaching meditation and spirytuality in every school from early age !!!

Which is the most memorable song from your childhood?

Gigi L Amoroso from Dalida

Who are your favorite musical artists or bands?

Kc and Sunshine band , Prince, The Mandril , George benson ,Daft Punk , Chic , M ,Julien dore'

What inspires you to make music?

Make Dance the people

What is the message you want to send with your music?

Peace , Love ,Compassion , Unity

How do you feel when you perform in front of an audience?

like a messenger of the Rrythm

How do you see the musicians’ reality nowadays? What could be improved?

still a lot to be improuved especially with the technolgies and for sure is much more easy to become musician today than 20 year before .

What do you think of Drooble?

mah ...for the moment i dont know very well so lets wait and i will tell you :)

What frustrates you most as a musician?


Do you support your local scene as a fan? How?

I play with a very ittle band for pleasure

What qualities should a musician nowadays have in order to get their music heard by a larger audience?

Original karisma ................a good label or promoter :)

Share some awesome artists that we’ve never heard of.

Nitin Shawney