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Mike's Rants

Winter Beans & Stuff


Beans and weird acoustics

Truckin' with Blackie


We had a very cool evening of music....

winter looks good after all


keep on truckin'



Sitting on the deck here in Cazadero I just heard a banjo off in the woods somewhere

October not off to a good start


A bad day all around for Vegas and music with the horrible shooting and also the loss of Tom Petty. 

Grateful part 2



Grateful part 1


Hello everyone. We've come to the end of summer once again so thought I might throw out a few thoughts regarding our recent series of shows, gigs or whatever you want to call them.


Mike's Basic Kazoo & Harmonica Lesson



Summer of Love


Summer is here (though not officially just yet). The band is heading up to our annual show at Wavy Gravy's "Camp Winnarainbow" for the adult camp dance. The following week the horde of happy kids descend on the camp for several sessions of fun & inspiration.

Bob Season


For the Thugz it's Bob Dylan season

New CD! Outside Inside

Listen to live THUGZ here!

Join the tribe!

The THUGZ at A.T.&T Park

click to see Bob Minkin's photos

THUGZ performance on video page!