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