Kanawha – Straight Outta Reno

S7 E38

Oh hi, I didn’t see you there. Welcome to the Worst Little Podcast. We’re sorry. This week we have Reno “doom, sludge, alterno-whatever metal” band Kanawha in the studio to fill your ears with, um, doom? Kanawha has been playing shows in Reno and Tahoe since May with their debut at Marianarchy. Catch them next at the Marianarchy Winter Ball benefiting Emily Reese this weekend at Jub Jub’s! Go hear some loud desert songs and drink for a good cause (as opposed to the other reasons you drink).

Chris from Reno metal band Kanawha posing with his guitar at Dogwater Studios,

Chris – Bass

 

Tony, guitarist for Reno metal band Kanawha posing with his guitar at Dogwater Studios.

Tony – Guitar

 

Garett, drummer for Reno metal band Kanawha posing with his set at Dogwater Studios.

Garett – Drums

 

Garett, drummer for Reno metal band Kanawha posing with his set at Dogwater Studios.

More accurate Garett

 

Mark "the Adorable Hulk" sneering into the camera while recording for the Worst Little Podcast at Dogwater Studios.

Mark “the Adorable Hulk” – Vocals

This four piece is made up of Tony – guitar, Garett – drums, Chris – bass, Mark “the Adorable Hulk” – vocals.

Go like their Facebook page to stay updated on band news. I hear there’s some records coming your way soon.

This weekend the most important place to be is Jub Jub’s as we come together as a community to support Emily Reese while she battles cancer for the third time. Silent auction, raffle prizes, drink specials, AND kick ass bands. Don’t forget, Emily gets a portion of the bar so the more you drink, the more you help Emily and her family!

And there’s some other stuff happening too. Here’s a short list. See you at Jub’s this weekend, Reno!

Thursday –  First Thursday with Hellbound Glory at the Nevada Museum of Art. Grab a drink, groove to the live music, and check out the galleries. Sponsored by Barrick Gold of North America. Hosted by 100.1 The X FM Radio and Great Basin Brewing Company. Wine sponsored by Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits. 5 p.m. $10 General / FREE for museum members.

Head to Shea’s for some metal and punk from KrashKarma / Murderock/Uncle Angry/American Slacker Society this Thursday night. 21+ 8 p.m. $5/6

Loud as Folk Presents: Amnesty for Spike. Bring our boy home! Spike McGuire is in Europe and we’re banding to bring the Folk King back to the states! Join Gina RoseJohnny HarpoOlaf Vali DunaJosiah knight and your host Greg Gilmore for a night of acoustic bliss. Drink specials from Lagunitas Brewing Co. 21+8pm | $5 suggested donation will benefit Reno Little Theater

Friday – Day 1! Marianarchy Winterball 2017:a benefit for Emily Reese Friday 12/8 @ Jub Jubs Thirst Parlor. Lineup for day one:
Schizopolitans, Aversion Therapy, Vague Choir, Alphabet Cult, Pink Awful, Roxxy Collie, SWIGS, Prince Robot, Fate Awaits, Princess Bombs, the Adorables, local comedians Jenny PezDeSpencer, Nic Taro,Tim D’Ambrosio, Tyler Friend, Sara Rooker, Nick Josten, and hosts Nick Ramirez, Rory Dowd, and Elgin Alway! Late night dance party with DJ Jabberwocky!! Emily gets all door proceeds and a portion of the bar, so come ready to drink for a good cause and donate to Emily’s GoFundMe. 21+ 5 p.m.

Saturday –Day 2! Marianarchy Winterball : a benefit for Emily Reese Saturday 12/9 @ Jub Jub’s Thirst Parlor. Lineup for day two: Vampirates, Reno We Have A Problem, Kanawha, Sans Ami, Donkey Jaw, Flood Fire Death Drought, One Ton Dually, Grimtones, Voodoo Cats, Cabras Viejas, John Frederick, Max Volume, Britt Straw, Tom Plunkett, local comedians Jenny PezDeSpencer, Nic Taro, Tim D’Ambrosio, Tyler Friend, Sara Rooker, Nick Josten, and hosts Nick Ramirez, Rory Dowd, and Elgin Alway! Late night dance party with DJ Jabberwocky!! 21+ 2 p.m.

Sunday – Sunday is a day of rest, and after Marianarchy you’re going to need a rest. And probably religion. Go to church or something.

Thanks as always for listening, Reno! See you next week for John White!

 

Skew Ring – The Shout-out Episode

S7 E37

Whoa baby boy did we have some fun with this week’s guest, Skew Ring! Little is known about this mysterious five piece band out of Reno, Nevada. That’s what we’re here for! By the end of this episode you will know far too much. Sorry, not sorry. Listen up to hear what the excellent Reno rock band, Skew Ring, has to say/play (spoilers: it’s mostly gay jokes).

 

Reno, Nevada band, Skewring, making rock faces at Dogwater Studios while recording the Worst Little Podcast.

Providing a fresh, apathetic sound in an apathetic marketplace is Drew – vocals; Cole/Honkey – bass; Jimmy “not gay but not afraid” – guitar; Adin/Cheech Marin -guitar; Baby-face Ben – drums.

 

Jimmy of Reno Nevada band Skewring kissing Worst Little Podcast host Rory's ring.

Jimmy – guitarist and professional ring kisser. “He’s not gay but he’s also not afraid.”

 

Honkey and Jimmy from Reno Nevada band Skew Ring playing guitars at Dogwater Studios while recording the Worst Little Podcast .

Honkey and Jimmy

Skew Ring has been around a short time and even after this podcast, little is still known about these elusive beasts. They have recently played The Saint and The Holland Project and there’s talk of an EP coming out soon. Keep an eye on their Instagram for updates on where you can see them in the wild. And trust me, you should definitely see them in the wild.

Thanks for coming on the show, Skew Ring!

We hope the rest of you had awesome Thanksgiving’s like we did. Last week was pretty rad for Reno music. This week won’t be any different!

Thursday –

Big Gigantic returns to Reno on November 30th at Cargo Concert Hall with support from Brasstracks. Big Gigantic is an instrumental electronic, hip-hop, and jazz musical duo based out of Boulder, and are known as the pioneers of adding live saxophone to dance music. Info and tickets here. 18+ 7 p.m. $26/28 (no fee tickets at Melting Pot)

Friday –

Opening Weekend – The Eight: Reindeer Monologues. From the event page: The sleigh ride is over. The rumors are true.
Join us for a look into the dark side of Santa. Thinking about bringing the kids? DON’T. Seriously. At Good Luck Macbeth through December 23rd. $15 adv. Tickets here

The Brothers Comatose, a five piece bluegrass band from San Francisco, returns to Reno this Friday with support from Reno country duo, Huckleberry Road. Tickets here! Happening at The Saint. 21+ 7 p.m. $16 adv (no fee tickets at Melting Pot)

Saturday –

100.1 The X presents a FREE show featuring indie rocker Van William. In the Showroom at Jub Jub’s 8 p.m. sharp. Get there early! 21+

ONOFF / Knocked Down / Jukebox Rebels/ Corner Store at Shea’s About the bands: ONOFF- Rock n Roll originally from Ireland; Knocked Down- pop punk from CA; Jukebox Rebels- Psychobilly from Carson City; Corner Store- Cat loving Garage punk from Reno. 21+ 8 p.m.

See house legend DJ Dan at 1UP this Saturday night. DJ Dan has been described as America’s hardest working DJ, with a 15 year career playing and producing techno and house music. Tickets here. 21+ 10 p.m. $10/15

Monday –

At the Holland Project, Dingbat Superminx ~ Long Hu ~ Dale ~ Arizona Young, promise to bring you a beautiful night of music + performance art. Details and tickets here. 7 p.m. / $5
Always All-Ages

Tuesday –

Dance Gavin Dance, Polyphia, Icarus The Owl, Wolf & Bear come to Jub Jub’s. Tickets available at Recycled RecordsJub Jub’s Thirst Parlor and in advance here. 21+ 7:30 p.m. $17 adv

Tuesday night is going to be HUGE for one of Reno’s hardest working bands, Boss’ Daughter. They’re opening for Rise Against and Pennywise at the Grand Sierra Resort. It’s going to be a crazy time. We’re hella proud of those guys. Get your tickets now! 7:30 p.m.

Don’t forget! Marianarchy Winter Ball is coming up soon! December 8th and 9th. Clink the links for updated lineups for day one and day two.

That’s a wrap. Go see some shit and do some things.

Thanks for listening, Reno!

Failure Machine – Get Stuffed

S7 E36

Happy Thanksgiving from all of us at the Worst Little Podcast! This week we have something to be extra thankful for. Our guests this week are the phenomenally talented folks of Reno’s best Garage Soul band, Failure Machine.

Clinton from Reno band Failure Machine playing drums at Dogwater Studios.

Clinton – Drums

 

Rachel McElhiney of Reno garage soul band Failure Machine posing with her saxophone at Dogwater Studios.

Rachel McElhiney of Reno’s Failure Machine

 

Spencer from Reno Garage Soul band Failure Machine poses for the camera giving the thumbs up sign with Rachel.

Spencer gives the Worst Little Podcast one thumb up.

 

Failure Machine’s current lineup is Spencer Kilpatrick on guitar and singing stuff, Clintonious Philbin on drums, and Rachael McElhiney plays bari sax and also does singing stuff.

Failure Machine plays all the cool basements and sometimes they play for the rest of us who aren’t cool enough for basements. See Failure Machine’s next show at The Saint, New Years Eve! It’s a Failure Machine, Dainesly, and Team Francis high school prom do-over! As a special treat, they’ll be performing soul covers of Misfits songs. I am really excited, guys.

Thanks so much for being our guest this week! We can’t wait to see you again!

It may be Thanksgiving weekend, but don’t fret, Reno isn’t going to let a little thing like a family holiday get in the way of our good time. If you need an excuse to flee awkward conversations and racist uncles, this list might be for you!

Thursday – Thanksgiving orphans (like myself – holler) can find food and friends at the following local bars. Bring something to share!

Shea’s Tavern – Head down for Shea’s annual Thanksgiving potluck starting at 3 p.m. Check out the event page for details. The party goes all night long.

Pignic Pub & Patio – An Orphan Thanksgiving starts at 3 p.m. at Pignic. Check out the event page and post what you’re bringing!

Jub Jub’s Thirst Parlor – Head down for Jub’s Annual Friendsgiving Potluck at 6 p.m. Give them a heads up about what you’re bringing to share here!

Go for the food, stay for the friends, and have a safe and happy Thanksgiving.

Friday – It’s Record Store Day at Recycled Records! They’re raffling off some great prizes to benefit the Food Bank of Northern Nevada. Go for the 2,000 new to you records and stay for the live music going all day! 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Kid friendly

LIT at Night, Reno’s racy, raucous, “anything goes” reading & performance series is back! Come bare + share as little or as much as you like. Studio on 4th 21+ $3 suggested donation

Soul Slap returns to Pignic this Friday night. Host Tony Walker welcomes a rotating crew of vocalists for what always turns out to be Reno’s best Friday night dance party. 21+ 10 p.m. No cover.

Saturday – Make Him A Steak, a groove based pedal steel trio, will be releasing their debut EP titled To Eat at The Saint. There will be performances by Redfield Clipper, Team Francis, and DJ The Terrible! Details here. 21+ 8 p.m.

Old time western string band, Western Spectres, plays at Pignic this Saturday night with support by Huckleberry Road! Details here. 21+ 10 p.m No cover.

Sunday – Tommy Stinson’s (The Replacements) Cowboys in the Campfire Reno comes to 7th Street Station. This is a private house show with a very limited amount of tickets left. Click on the event link for more details! All ages. 7 p.m.

That wraps up this week’s excellent show. Thanks for listening, Reno!

Basket of Adorables

S7 E35

Congrats on stumbling upon our humble little podcast! This week our hosts sat down with the Adorables to talk some utter nonsense and hear some really great political folk punk.

The Adorables are a bit of a Reno super-group. All three members have been involved in the Reno music scene for years, with impressive stints in some of Reno’s finest rock bands like Stabby Unicorn, Pinky Polanski and Liver Scars (among others!). The Adorables are playing Marianarchy for the first time this December.

Reno folk punk band The Adorables jamming at Dogwater Studios while recording for the Worst Little Podcast.

The Adorables – Nick, Felix, and Eric

 

Nick Ramirex of Reno folk-punk band The Adorables playing bass at Dogwater Studios.

Nick Ramirez – Don’t ask me about anything going on in this photo…

 

Felix danger of Reno folk-punk band, The Adorables in the studio recording for the Worst Little Podcast.

Felix Danger-mouse

 

Eric Foreman of Reno folk-punk band, The Adorables in the studio recording for the Worst Little Podcast.

Eric Foreman – Snapchat model

Thanks for being on the show, guys! We can’t wait to hear what comes next for you!

As always, there’s a boat load of crazy good shows happening in Reno this week. Go see some things and report back:

Thursday – See Thee Commons Live at the Saint Thursday night. 21+ 8 p.m. $10/12

For a blast from Reno past, see Keyser Soze Live at the Peppermill’s Terrace Lounge the 16th through the 18th. 21+ 7 p.m. No cover.

Friday – Spike McGuire is leaving town to tour Europe for a month! Let’s send him off right. Spike and Friends are playing at Taste Of Chicago at 9 p.m. Grab a beer and a slice and listen to what’s new. Details here!

Dance Party For Planned Parenthood is happening Friday night at The Holland Project. Show your support! 100% of proceeds goes directly to our local Planned Parenthood clinic. All ages! $5 suggested donation or feminine hygiene products.

Saturday – If you’re trying to avoid downtown like I will be, Head to Davidson’s for Reno, We Have A Problem-Onesie Night Only! 21+ 9 p.m.

Dead Country Gentlemen with Leaving Town are at Pignic Saturday night. 21+ 9 p.m. No cover.

Eddy House Benefit show at the Hideout featuring Haterecorder-Local postcore gods, The Scattering-Metallic thrash fury, sans ami-Skramzy powerviolence. 21+ $2 or 2 cans of food at the door, all proceeds go to Eddy House.
8pm sharp!

Sunday – For all your punk rock needs, Shea’s is serving up Mad Max Party w/Short Fuse,Dirty Work,Mokosos,MachineGunVendetta. 21+ 8 p.m. $5 with costume/$7 without

Monday – Head to Shea’s to see the eclectic lineup of Guttermouth/Koffin Kats/Atom Age/Gallows Bound/Black Plague Wolves. There’s something for everyone at this show, from punk to rockabilly, even some bluegrass. Don’t miss this one. Get your online tickets here! 21+ 8 p.m. $20 adv

Tuesday – Trivia is HOT at Jub Jub’s every Tuesday night! Bring your friends, bring a date, bring your mom! Compete for bar tabs and fresh baked cookies. Trivia starts at 8 p.m.

Wednesday – Cursed Bastard/OneTonDually/South Shore Riot/ ReptileRootsLeague is happening at Shea’s. Catch some psycho-billy and good old fashioned rock & roll. 21+ 8 p.m.

If Shea’s isn’t your thing, catch the Boss’ Daughter Gobble Gobble Welcome Home Show with John Underwood at Pignic. 21+ 8 p.m. No cover.

Didn’t make it to trivia at Jub Jub’s? You’re in luck because Beck’s Brew House hosts weekly trivia every Wednesday starting at 7:30 p.m.!

That’s all, folks. Thanks for listening!

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