July 14, 2005
Current members: Bob Sima, acoustic guitar and lead vocals; Gary Shenk, drums and percussion; Chris Ritsch, bass guitar, guitar, piano and backing vocals
Founded in: 2003
Style: acoustic alternative rock
Influenced by: Jack Johnson, Violent Femmes, Train, Dave Matthews
Notable: The band's song "Wherever You Go" had more than 25,000 downloads on www.mp3.com, eventually topping the Web site's power pop chart.
Quotable: "It was pretty surprising," Sima said of the song's online success. "It's a good song and everything, but it's amazing the power of the Web."
For more information about Stereopool, visit www.stereopool.com.
-- Sam Sessa
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