The Hondsrug region stretches from Groningen in the north to Coevorden in the south and comprises five separate areas, each with its own unique characteristics.
The Hondsrug is a landscape that was shaped thousands of years ago by the enormous masses of ice, the water, the extreme cold and the wind. There are places where the effects of the ice ages are still visible to this day: glittering sand, flints in the clay, the stones of the hunebeds and all the other rocks and boulders. The visible effects of the ice ages can still be seen in the high sand dunes, the meandering streams and the gentle slopes of the Hondsrug along the horizon.
So what's that got to do with our music? Well, nothing, to be honest. But we are musicians who live on "the Hondsrug", a region in the north east of the Netherlands. Dogs back is a translation of the Dutch word "Hondsrug". And "Doggy back" is a pun of words.
Cheers! The Doggy Back Writers.