We are changing our name!

Discussion in 'Miscellaneous [BG]' started by Gabu, Jan 8, 2003.

  1. Skitterpup

    46 vote(s)
  2. Mofo Trio

    25 vote(s)
  1. Gabu


    Jan 2, 2001
    Woodland Hills, CA
    My band, formerly CounterPush... Is changing it's name. Out of the choices we have all agreed upon, there are two that I like. One is Skitterpup, the other is Mofo Trio. I want to throw my support behind one, but can't decide which to pick.

    Of these two, please choose which you like better for a band that is primarily alternative, with rock and punk influence.
  2. Stu L.

    Stu L. Supporting Member

    Nov 27, 2001
    Corsicana, Texas
    Hey Gabu, I personally like Skitterpup. Not sure why, its just kinda cool.

    Why the decesion to change?
  3. LiquidMidnight


    Dec 25, 2000
    I really, really dig Mofo Trio.

    It's simple
    It's orginal
    It's catchy
    It has appeal
    It's memorable
    It describes the style of music
  4. James Hart

    James Hart

    Feb 1, 2002
    Endorsing Artist: see profile
    :cool: SKITTERPUP! :cool:

    I like the way it tickles my tounge :D

    the Mrs's is currently doin' the heavy metal concert chant...


  5. Gabu


    Jan 2, 2001
    Woodland Hills, CA
    Thanks stubi19. We are changing because our old name is mostly associated with our cover band shows, but we are changing our format to purely original material.
  6. Stu L.

    Stu L. Supporting Member

    Nov 27, 2001
    Corsicana, Texas
    Cool. :cool:

    Good reason ;)

    I still ike Skitterpup. Mofo Trio is cool, but what if you add a member? "Mofo Quatro" just doesn't seem to work as well:p
  7. Gabu


    Jan 2, 2001
    Woodland Hills, CA
    Quatro is tough... but tacking on two more members and you could be the quickie quintet. :D

    I like both of the names, I am leaning a little towards Skitterpup, myself. But Mofo Trio is still a real possibility too.
  8. FalsehoodBass


    Jul 22, 2001
    Denver, CO
    stitterpup is cool.. more origional too... mofo trio sounds like alkaline trio, which is a punk/emoish band from norcal. its like when all those bands with the name "project or theory" came out at once... they just lost individuality....
  9. I know some good ones -

    The Ramones
    Pinball Wizards!

    There.. :D :rolleyes:

    IN all seriousness , hehe, I vote Skitterpup.

    Heh, I love our band's name - The RipOffs :D
  10. baba

    baba Supporting Member

    Jan 22, 2002
    3rd stone from the sun
    My bud has a band named Mofofunka.

    I like Skitterpup. Then again, it sounds like SkinnyPuppy.

    How about Mofopup?
  11. I far prefer Mofo Trio. It just rolls off the tongue better for me.

    Skitterpup just seems.......... I dunno, too many short syllables? I just don't like that one as much.
  12. PollyBass

    PollyBass ******

    Jun 25, 2001
    Shreveport, LA
    Mofo trio seems.....kinda stupid to me, like, 12 year old punk band "LETS FIT THE WORD ""MoFo" IN OUR NAME!!! SWEEEETTTT!"

    Skitterpup sounds cool, and i get this great image of a little puppy ,,,uh,,,,skittering....
  13. I think Mofo Trio is a very good name, I'd go with it. Very catchy.
  14. here're a few ideas, just 'cause i have nothing better to do:
    tree fort
    the basics
    eh...i'm bored.
  15. Gabu


    Jan 2, 2001
    Woodland Hills, CA
    Hmmm... Now there's a possibility. ;)

    Ladies and Gentlemen! let's give a warm round of applause for "eh...i'm bored."!

  16. FretNoMore

    FretNoMore * Cooking with GAS *

    Jan 25, 2002
    The frozen north
    I voted Skitterpup, just a nice word to say.

    Mofo Trio... how about Trio Mofo instead?

    Edit: Triomofo, Quadramofo, Pentamofo, ... etc :)
  17. Skitterpup definitely. It flows nicely. It wouldn't worry parents if their kids said they were going to see "Skitterpup." Not the same reaction with "Mofo Trio."

    Also, with a name like, "Mofo Trio," you could be approached by the Mafia. Think about it, it's too close. ;)

    Mike :D

    You wanna go to sleep?
  18. Blackbird

    Blackbird Moderator Staff Member Supporting Member

    Mar 18, 2000
    "Skitterpup" sounds like the name of a type of fish that lives in the mud. That could be a good thing.

    On the other hand, "Mofo Trio" is better for LiquidMidnight's reasons. I don't think kids would be such a concern, as I assume the venues you'd play would be 21 and over anyway.

    By the way, what's the age range of your audience?
  19. Mofo Trio is cool because its easy for the crowd to shout when they're calling for an encore:


    And bands with "Trio" and "Quintet" are cool.

    Skitterpup has too many unstressed syllables and sounds to much like college crap rock (no offence)

    "SK-IT-TER-PUP" Doesn't really roll off the tongue as well.

    I should also note, Floyd, that there's a band from Georgia named Treephort, and they're acutally pretty funny.