STEVE DOLLEY started playing bass about 20 years ago in Vermont, inspired by Phil Lesh of the Grateful Dead and by a band his weird Goddard College housemates had formed by the name of Phish. Steve has played with a number of Washington DC-area bands since 1992, in particular the psychedelic crustaceans of Liquid Lobster ( "Bass bridges melody and rhythm, holding the sound together while the band explores outer musical space. Besides, it's just fun to shake the floor."