Their Sound Can Be Traced to Ferris Bueller, a Cool Grandma...and Van Halen.

Roddy is originally from Cleveland, Tennesee. "I have really weird early memories of what made me want to start playing rock and roll, like Ferris Bueller's Day Off. I actually thought it was Ferris Bueller singing the Beatles. I was like, 'Man I wanna sound like Ferris Bueller's voice.' In high school my grandmother taught me two or three songs on the piano, broken pieces of songs, and that turned into a lot of the way I played piano and guitar, just plopping around. And our guitar player Billy [Gordon, who co-wrote two tracks on the album] really loves Van Halen."

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