This weekend, Jason Stollsteimer's Hounds Below will perform at the Arts, Beats & Eats festival in Royal Oak. The former Von Bondies man is naturally excited to be bringing his still-fresh group to a hometown festival crowd. City Slang spoke to Stollsteimer, and he said this:
How did you meet the current members of the HB?
I met Gjon (bass) at a show at the magic stick, Skye (guitar) was a friend of a friend, Allison (keyboard) was recommended from a good friend who works at Andiamo's in royal oak and Brent was a friend of a friend.
What is the difference between the band now and the band when you started it?
When i first started doing The Hounds Below it was a solo project, since then it has blossomed into a fully functioning family of sorts.
What does each member bring to the band?
Each member brings love and admiration for each other and the music we play.
Does it feel like a "real band" now?
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