Shinobu vocalist/guitarist Mike Moroboshi-Huguenor and drummer Jon Fu were taking part in together in the neighborhood punk music group Argyle if they decided in nov 2002 a switch was to be able. Located in San Jose, both began playing collectively privately consuming bands just like the Weakerthans and Loss of life Cab for Cutie. They quickly added bassist Bob Vielma and guitarist Vince to total what had end up being the indie rock and roll of Shinobu. Vince remaining the following summer season to be changed by regional jazz veterinarian Matt Keegan on acoustic guitar, and after numerous self-released demos and compilation looks, Shinobu debuted on Let’s Proceed Information with Herostratus vs. Period. Worstward Ho! adopted in Sept 2006 on Asian Guy.