Mike Dubose is what Bob Dylan would sound like if he had grown up listening to punk rock! Mike Dubose was born in Liberty, Texas on February 26, 1977. He moved to Austin at age 6 and started playing guitar at age 13. His influences during his teens ranged from Nirvana, The Sex Pistols, The Beatles, Uncle Tupelo, Metallica and Guns N Roses,to Leonard Cohen, Mark Lanegan, Johnny Cash and Townes Van Zandt. He formed Missing Ingredient in 1996 [.