After Judo was formed in 2017 by vocalists/guitarists Joe Hagen and Ryne Carballo along with trumpeter Rob Mabrey while freshmen in college.
They later picked up drummer Flavio Pérez and bassist An Nguyen and started writing music and playing local shows.
They released their debut album, Harvard Ave. in March of 2019. The record is comprised of two years of writing and performing music together as a band. They blend rock, jazz, funk, and latin influence to create a heavily textured pop alternative music.