The Kicks

music is medicine.



After our radio debut, we hit the studio again. It’s been awesome seeing everything come together bit by bit. I’m just excited to get the chance to record more music. It’s something that I’ve always wanted to do and it really hasn’t hit me that I’m actually doing it for real. That being said, I’m […]

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Santa Cruz Trip

We went up to see Alborosie backed by the Shengen Clan on their first US tour and all I can say is, “BOOMSHAKALAKA!!!!!!!”.  Shengen absolutely killed it and they have such great stage presence.  Pupa Albo definitely delivered the high grade to the SC massive.  Can’t wait until they come back! Peace~Mikey J.

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giving back

we decided to donate our payout from the elephant seal fest in cambria to the american red cross and i’m happy to say i’ve just completed the donation on behalf of the band. a little can go a long way, please volunteer, give blood, and donate what you can. more info at

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SLO Rootz Sessions

Well, I must say that this past weekend was a lot of work, but so enjoyable and very well worth it. The four new songs that we tracked are absolutely pure rootz music!!! Bless~Mikey J.

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In the studio…

It’s 4:37 on Saturday; beer cans have slowly materialized on every flat surface in the sound room at Avalon Studios. I love recording! We’ve been working hard for the last five hours to track four new songs and re-track one other. Right now, Mike G. is playing some amazing fills for a heavy dub break. […]

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barn jam

there’s something about rehearsing in a barn that makes you feel country. maybe that’s why we’ve been drinking all that bud light. yee haw!

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Life is precious and I am thankful to have such beautiful freinds and family.  Looking forward to seeing my close friends at the barn tonight.

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To everything, a beginning. Here begins the record of the thoughts that cross our minds each day, and the stories of the things that make us into who we are. Welcome.

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