The Jinxes are an indie folk-pop husband and wife duo from the Monterey Bay.

We have publishing relationships with ASG Music Group, NOMA Music, Triple Scoop Music, and Washington Street Publishing.

Awards and Recognition

Our song Would Be You was selected as a semi-finalist in the 2023 Unsigned Only Songwriting Competition in the AAA (Adult Album Alternative) category.

Our song One More Day was selected as a semi-finalist in the 2022 International Songwriting Competition.

In the 2019 West Coast Songwriters' contest, our song Shy won top honors in the Acoustic Singer/Songwriter category, our song Gotta Lot To Do was a semi-finalist for Song of the Year, and our song Can You Hear It Ring? received Runner-Up!

Our song Can You Hear It Ring? was the March 2015 Winner for Best Song - Singer-Songwriter/Americana category by The Akademia Music Awards in Los Angeles.

In 2014, our song The Situation placed as a semi-finalist in the SongOfTheYear.com pop category. 

“The Jinxes have a beautiful grasp on composing delicate folk gems with ease.”
Christiana Bartolini - Indie Shuffle

“They had me at 'Hello'.”
 Joe Wolfe-Mazeres - Ear to the Ground

"Five Stars! We Create is a perfect example of giddy excitement about music meeting simplistic, yet ingenious craftsmanship."
- Kyle Jarmon, Examiner.com

"The new album 'We Create' is a must for any collection whether you are an avid fan of folk, retro pop, new age, country or easy listening."
- Music & More - the TRUE voice of Nashville

"This is charming, infectious acoustic pop from, by all accounts, rather charming people. Try it in the garden, under the sun, with a chilled glass of homemade lemonade. Perfect."
- Christopher Russell, Weekly Podcast

"If their stew is as good as their music, I'd like to review that as well."
- Kevin KT Tshiamala, Hear Magazine