Psychodots is/was a Cincinnati, Ohio based band made up of Rob Fetters (guitar, vocals), Bob Nyswonger (bass, keyboards, vocals), and Chris Arduser (drums, vocals, mandolin). All three are talented songwriters. psychodots music is highly tuneful but idiosyncratic, featuring lyrics that are alternately insightful and playful, with varied but consistently adventuresome 3-way instrumental prowess. There was usually some entertainingly irreverent between-songs prattle at their live shows. The band is currently "on hiatus"
The band, with the addition of Adrian Belew, is known as The Bears