1978: Stick Martin is born and raised in the backwoods of Pennsylvania. Spends the summers roaming the north east with his family working as food vendors on the carnival circuit.
1983: Attends kindergarten. Gets held back.
1987: Pens very first hip hop verse after watching an episode of TV's Webster, wherein the main character does same.
1988: Continues to write rap verses and hooks. Subject matter includes traveling with the carnival, TV's ALF, and the Nintendo Entertainment System.
1989: Messes with a Yamaha DD-5 drum machine, a snare drum, and some cheap keyboards. Doesn't really show any aptitude for playing these instruments.
1991: Stick's older brother, Danny Greene (aka Jesus Chrysler) has aspirations of becoming a hip hop DJ Before long, Danny acquires gigs at the local high school and YMCA. To appease crowds, he spins pop, dance, disco, and even country records alongside his favorite hip hop ones. This has a profound effect on the young stickman.
1993: Picks up an acoustic guitar, smokes pot, decides this is a better way to spend his time than sitting on the bench at football practice. Starts writing songs with not only rap lyrics, but ones with actual chords and melodies. All that shit.
1997: Takes 2nd place in a singing contest at Lollapallooza in Philadelphia. Self-produces a cassette album entitled, Keystone Kapers, with an acoustic guitar and a microphone duct-taped to a vacuum cleaner due to a lack of a proper mic stand.
1998: Attends Kutztown University with an intended major in music composition and minor in entertainment business. Gets held back.
1999: Signs with New York City Label, Crafty Records releases first full length LP, Officer Murphy. A mix of hip hop, country, and college radio rock.
2000: Moves to the Bronx to play shows in NYC (CBGB’s, Kenny’s Castaways, Sidewalk Cafe) and to court a larger label.
2001: Appears on BET’s 106 and Park and in SEVENTEEN Magazine, gains major label attention and moves to Brooklyn.
2002: Buys first loop pedal. The Line 6 DL4.
2003: Major labels pass on deals one by one. A dejected Stick Martin retreats to his dad’s couch in Tampa. I don't want to blame it all on 9/11, but it certainly didn't help.
2004: Forms the Stick Martin Show and plays literally thousands of shows in the Tampa Bay area. Also embarks on THE ACOUSTIC INVASION TOUR across two thirds of The United States.
2006: Releases 2nd full length LP, Black Samurai. An album that explores the themes of sex and religion as well as sex as religion. Builds Monkey House Studios in order to self-produce his albums going forward, as well as music for other artists.
2007: Releases the video “White Trash Honolulu" (the first single to their forthcoming album) in conjunction with Double Bird Films to much critical acclaim.
2008: Releases his third album, the hip hop flavored Thrilla and renews his contract with Crafty Records for 2 more albums. Produces The Closer to the End EP a five song project by Alexis A Moore that focused heavily on groove and troubled relationships.
2009: Embarks on a 3 week tour of the east coast of the US playing dates everywhere from North Florida to NYC to Asheville to New Haven. Releases first live album entitled, Ball Sweat and Tears recorded in Savannah on the previous tour. Produces the full length album Deja Vu in Slow Motion a psychedelic country record by Adam Z. Also produces the first 3 song demo by Paint the Town Red.
2010: Wins Best Singer/Songwriter in Tampa Entertainment Magazine Creative Loafing's "Best of the Bay Reader's Poll." Produces a schmaltzy album of pop covers by Ron and the Classics. Releases video for "Made 4 TV Movie." Produces the song "Space" by Crazy and the Brains.
2011: Named Best Local Hip Hop Act 5 years straight (2007-2011) as well as Best Local Front Man (2011) in Tampa Entertainment Magazine Creative Loafing’s “Best of the Bay Reader's Poll,” Produces Fall Hard, Bounce High a full length album by David Cowan.
2012: Releases The Dodge Store EP, a dark and funky record about addiction, rejection and diseased minds to mixed reviews from fans and friends alike.
2013: Releases At My Funeral single.
2014: Produces the self titled full length album by Trigger City Trio, a funky and soulful affair from 3 St. Pete natives
2015: Produces the first full length album by Jon Ditty, Hopefully More than a Blanket of "I" Statements. An album so deep and experimental, it's like the Sgt. Peppers of independently released west coast Florida hip hop.
2016: Releases an album, simply titled 2016. This album was an attempt to record and release a song every 2 weeks. This experiment lasted 22 weeks an bore fruit in the form of 11 songs. Produces the song "Mud" by Freelow.
2017: Contributes the hip hop section to the 17 minute, multigroup, song extravaganza "The Funk is Calling Your Name" lead and constructed by Ronnie Dee and the All Stars. Co-produces the Remastered version of College Radio: Alumni Edition with Jon Ditty. Produces "Florida," an EP by Nicholas Weinke of the band, The Ducks.
2018: Releases an absolutely ridiculous musical comedy album with comedian John Jacobs called Summer at Southside. This album is the dumbest/ smartest/ dumbest again comedy album your ever gonna hear. I'd bet my dick on it.
2019: Releases The Tardigrade single and it fucking jams. Seriously, check this song if you haven't already.
2020: Forms the band, Machine Elves with St. Pete song man, JAS. The two release Bubblegum & Gravy, an album about fading friendships, dirtbag psychedelia, and writing love letters to the city of St. Petersburg. Starts live streaming ALL musical performances whether at home or at a gig.
2025: While connecting several loop pedals together, accidentally discovers time travel.
1865: Saves Lincoln.
1939: Kills Hitler.