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Shlomi performing live with Marcy Playground
|Also known as||Kroovi|
|Origin||Kiryat Haim, Israel|
|Labels||Deep South Entertainment|
|Associated acts||Marcy Playground
Shlomi Lavie is an Israeli-born American-based drummer, best known as the drummer for Marcy Playground. He had also been playing with various other bands, including Nanuchka and Electro Morocco in New York City, and formerly with The Magical Mystery Tour, a Beatles tribute group, and Habiluim in Tel Aviv.
Lavie joined Marcy Playground in late 2008, replacing drummer Gonzalo Martinez De La Cotera. He was referred to lead singer John Wozniak by bassist Dylan Keefe's wife, who is one of Shlomi's best friends. Wozniak was impressed with Lavie's talent, and Lavie soon joined the band.
Other Associated Acts
- 'Electro Morocco is a four-piece band based in Brooklyn, NY, which can best be summed up as a mixture of energetic electro beats with a Middle Eastern flavor, a pop edge and some retro rock.
- Nanuchka is a New York City based group composed of Lavie, bassist Yula Beeri (formerly of The World/Inferno Friendship Society) and guitarist Roy Gurel.