Most notably, Andru has toured and played guitar for ChameleonsVox
, having formed the first American lineup for the band in 2009 and overseeing their first American tour. ChameleonsVox are the latest incarnation of The Chameleons
from Manchester, England; arguably one the most
widely influential guitar bands of the '80s. (Read Chameleons Vox show
reviews: Seattle Weekly
& The Big Takeover
Before and after his time with The Chameleons, Andru played guitar and sang in Sleepmask,
a Los Angeles post-punk/shoegaze band who have shared the stage with artists such as Black Rebel Motorcycle Club,
David J (Bauhaus/Love & Rockets) and The Chameleons.
As a composer of various incidental music
pieces for piano, recently his composition "Soliloquy" was was featured in the web comedy series, "Skeptically Pwned
" for a video featuring Adam Savage of hit TV show, "Mythbusters". Some of his instrumental work can be heard by clicking on the "Pieces" link.
Outside of music, from 2005 to 2011 Andru acted as one of the founding partners for the first website devoted to post-punk music; Post-Punk.com
, as an album reviewer as well as overseeing design and organizing special events. During that time, he also founded his own graphic design label, Aesthetik Affects.
Andru's current musical outlet is the atmospheric space rock project, The AETHER
. As sole writer, producer, instrumentalist and vocalist, Andru recently covered The Chameleons classic "Monkeyland" and a tentative EP is in the works.