Jonathan Snyder was born on July 29 1986. He is the bassist for Meg & Dia. He was born and raied in Bergen County, NJ. He began playing the bass at the age of 13 in a local pop punk band Duckhunt. After some member changes and heavy life experiences, Duckhunt became Madison based in Dumont, NJ. The band toured for the better part of four years, including Hellogoodbye's first East Coast stint, until they became amicably broke up in September of 2006. Meg & Dia found Jonathan through Aric Phillips who worked for Doghouse Records - Meg & Dia's label at the time. On stage, Jonathan plays a Fender Jazz Bass through an Mesa amplifier.