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Tri-C Rock Off Profile: The Framoogie Experience

Published: January 5, 2014 12:00 AM
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Names of band members, ages and where they live:

Ryan Sutphin, 18, Hudson; AJ Mrakuzic, 17 Hudson; Shelby Taylor, 16, Hudson; Nick Skully, 17, Hudson; Kelley Tauring, 17, Hudson

Have you competed in the Rock Off in the past?


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What do you hope to accomplish during your Rock Off performance?

To play well and find true love.

What obstacles did you have to overcome to make it into the Rock Off?

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We had to record a demo and got pretty lost on the way to the place to turn it in.

Give a brief history of how your band came together:

Our drummer told us to go learn instruments so he could jam with people. We did, then after being insulted the singer took charge and got [the band] going in a productive direction.

What are your musical influences?

Devo, Talking Heads, Bee Gees, David Coverdale (post Deep Purple).

Where else have you played?

We played at the Foundry once and Blue Rock Cafe a few times.

What would be a dream come true for your band?

A dream for us would be for the band gets good enough that the singer would be able to ask Florence Welch on a date and for her to say yes.

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