The Kicks

music is medicine.


spring at last

With the passing of the Spring Equinox and the official end of Winter (hooray!), we find ourselves trying to stay focused with the beautiful weather outside. Thanks to all who came to Stokefest, SLO Brew (with Katchafire and Tomorrows Bad Seeds), and the UCSB Spring Fest. It’s been a fun couple of weekends to say […]

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Thanks and Praises

Thank you to everyone in San Luis Obispo and Carpinteria who came out to make our CD release parties so successful! This weekend was certainly one for the books with a packed SLO Brew showing love from well before the first note was even played–we love sharing such shows with so many friends, family, and […]

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on the horizon

so many great things are in the works: we’re closing out 2010 in San Francisco’s Rockit Room with an island style bash with Native Elements and Natural Vibrations. our full length CD “Break Free” has been mixed and mastered at lion & fox studios and is on it’s way to being finished and released (*squee*). looking forward […]

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Feeling blessed.

This past week felt like a dream… Some notable highlights: Farmers market jam with Reesie, Tim and the Spanish vacationer dancers. Playing the Sandbar and Reese getting straight ICED on stage. Full moon walk thru Lotus Land and acoustic jam in the Japanese garden – simply amazing. Katchafire, Collie Budz, Rebeultion’s stage intro, UB40, SOJA, […]

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fiesta forever

santa barbara was magical last night on fiesta thursday. it was a beautiful night for good food, good friends, and some excellent music at the main stage at el mercado de la guerra. reese

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las palmas 2010

thank you Carpinteria for showing up to the palms last Friday night… good to see the town in good spirits and enjoying themselves. we sure in the f* did too. it’s always a good time to throw it down in the homeland and looking forward to doing it again soon. avo fest? -jimmy g

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the little things

Sometimes it’s the little things in music that really make you appreciate the bigger picture–a new chord progression, a cold beer with a bandmate, or the back of that bald guy’s head who’s letting it all out at the front of the dance floor.  Every day I find another reason to feel lucky to create music with the […]

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