John White – Songs About Fuckin’

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This week we had a studio full of gingers and boy did things get spicy. Our guest is the one and only John White, joined by our favorite red headed, cookie baking, trivia hosting comedian, Aubrey Forston! Hide your kids, take out your grandmas hearing aids, and press play to hear us reminisce about the excellent weekend that was Marianarchy, snowy pubes, and road head music.

John White of Reno band the John Whites posing for the camera at Dogwater Studios while recording for the Worst Little Podcast.

John “Panty Dropper” White of the John Whites

John White has been making records since 2005. He currently has NINE full length albums recorded on his record label Here Here Records. For a dude who’s only 31 years old, that’s quite the feat. Catch John next at The Saint with Johnny Bailey December 30th!

Reno comedian, Aubrey Forston, smiling for the camera while recording for the Worst Little Podcast at Dogwater Studios.

Aubrey Forston

Also joining us this week is the lovely Aubrey Forston, a name you should remember. Aubrey has been performing comedy since coming to Reno. She is also the host of three weekly trivia nights: Tuesday Trivia at Jub Jub’s; Wednesday Trivia at Beck’s Brewhouse; and Sunday Trivia at Shea’s! Aubrey brings the comedy and the cookies, you bring your smarts and wits to win bar tabs!

Thanks to both of our guests for spending their Monday nights with us. I hope we see you around Reno soon!

This weekend it look’s like Friday is where it’s at. There’s something for everyone. Check out my short list and hit us up on Facebook to tell us what you loved.

Friday –

LEE Dewyze / Frank Viele / Mic Smith / Greg Gilmore / Todd Christensen at the Hard Rock Hotel Casino Lake Tahoe. Lee Dewyze, winner of American Idol, is performing with a stacked lineup of local talent. Lee is known for his hit tune “blackbird song” as heard on The Walking Dead. 21+ 8 p.m. $20

KWNK Reno Community Radio presents A Very Cassie Ramone X-Mas w/ Colleen Green, Stirr Lightly at the Holland Project. Back for the 3rd year in a row, Cassie Ramone (Vivian Girls, The Babies) returns for a magical night of Christmas tunes from her album Christmas in Reno. Joining for the night, Los Angeles shredder Colleen Green is back! Joining Cassie for duets, and performing a set of her own solo work, Colleen is a garage-pop force of nature. Kicking off the night, Stirr Lightly make intricate and catchy surf-tinged indie tunes with three part harmonies that’ll be stuck in your head for days. There’s limited room at KWNK, so buy your tickets early!
7PM / $7 / ALL AGES

Reno super group, Voted Best Band, plays Jub Jub’s this Friday. 21+ 8 p.m.

Bazooka Zac x Ghostwerk lead St. James Infirmary’s weekly dance party. 21+ 9 p.m.

Also Friday, Get Lit! with Camz – Planned Parenthood Fundraiser at Pignic. The tree isn’t the only thing getting lit this . . . . . . . . . well, you’ve heard this joke before. Come LIGHT IT UP for Planned Parenthood in Northern Nevada! $5 Donations Encouraged. 10% Bar Sales Donated. Natalie Henriques will be live on the scene to raising awareness for this ever important cause. CAMZ will be keeping the booties shakin’ all night and the Pignic Crew will be slinging your favorite cold ones!

Lex White Music Video Release Show Feat. Josiah Knight And Mason Frey at Studio on 4th. It’s the release of Lex White’s music video and Down Under-themed EP, Clancy of the Overflow! Together with local folk heavy-hitters Josiah Knight and Mason Frey, you won’t want to miss this night of acoustic music and folk song storytelling! 18+ 8 p.m. $5

Saturday –

Drake Night w/ DJ Atey Ate + Heidalicious at Headquarters Bar. That’s right boys and girls, Drake night is here. Featuring the sweet tunes from DJ Ate Ate and Heidalicious. They will be playing those sweet jams all night long. So, whether you love him or hate him, it’s undeniable that Drake gets booties moving. So move your booty on down to HQ Reno for Drake night. 21+ 10 p.m.

December Birthdays Have Feelings Too is happening at Shea’s. This Party is for all the People that have Birthdays in December, that always get the shaft…the Christmas/Birthday or “double” Present. We’re gonna have Cake and eat it too. This Birthdays for you! 21+ 10 p.m.

Sunday –

Songwriters In the Round Featuring Jonie Blinman, Michelle Pappas, Mel Wade and Hannah Etchison at the Saint. 21+ 6:30 p.m.

That’s all for this week. Thanks for listening, Reno. We love you!

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

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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!

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