Skycats are GOOOOOO!

Hello and congrats to Famous Dave’s for being voted best Reno podcast!

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This week your second favorite and ONLY Worst Little Podcast has cooked up something really special for you. We have Skycats in the studio, FINALLY! Yours truly, Kadillac Kim, has been so excited to showcase them on the podcast that I have hardly been able to contain myself. To say that this duo is talented would be the understatement of the century. Or at least like the last few minutes. I’m very dramatic. Anyway, listen up to hear me fangirl all over them (it gets messy).

But first, something completely different! We have on the phone all the way from Texas, Jordan from Portland band Coastlands. They took a minute out of their busy tour schedule to talk to us about their upcoming show at the Saint (while shooting a music video, for fuck’s sake). We have a short interview and a song we’re previewing for you here in internet land. Coastlands is playing at the Saint Aug 26th with podcast veterans Moons Of Vega and Pink Awful. Listen up to get a taste of the shoegazey goodness. I’ll be sharing the video as soon as I have my hands on it, so keep an eye out for that and be sure to go to the show with us! Or at least me, you know I get around…

 

But back to Skycats! Skycats is a collaboration between Reno’s own Grace Hayes and Bazooka Zac. Both accomplished musicians in their own rights, together they make magic. Space magic. Or something. You heard Zac’s beats on last week’s podcast when we featured Redfield Clipper. Grace had a viral hit with the Reno Anthem, and while I’m certain she doesn’t want to be known for a silly diddy about her hometown, Reno is certainly grateful to be featured so positively by such a colossal local talent. So thanks, Grace!

Grace Hayes of Reno synthwave duo Skycats smiling for the camera and being photobombed by Bazooka Zac.

Grace Hayes of Skycats

They sum up their bands sound on their Facebook page calling it a dreampop, synthwave, kaleidoscope of sound and color, exploring the space between darkness and light through hauntingly beautiful jazz vocals and rich electronic textures. Accurate.

Bazooka Zac of Reno synthwave duo Skycats smiling into the camera while recording for the Worst Little Podcast in Reno, Nevada.

Bazooka Zac of Skycats

Keep your eyes on Skycats. They’re going places.

Thanks to Grace and Zac for being excellent guests on this week’s podcast!

This week in Reno music, be sure to check out alllllll the things I am about to drop on you. Are you prepared? It’s gonna be heavy…

Thursday:

Kelly Proud and WLP alumn Brit Straw are making music magic at the Saint with the support of Glen Osburn! Event details here. 21+ 9 p.m. No Cover.

Also Thursday through Sunday, catch Reno native motel grunge band The Run Up at the Terrace Lounge at the Peppermill. They’re wrapping up their summer tour and are promising fun times and cold drinks. 21+ 7 p.m. No Cover

Friday:

The Space Whale lighting is happening at 8:15 Friday night. Come down to see the fully realized version of the Space Whale and to stroke Kim’s ego!

If you’re into Ska, head over to Alturas on the Down Low this Friday night for  Mokey/ American Slacker Society / Abandon Minds. Monkey has been described as America’s most hard working band. Go find out why. 8 p.m. 21+ No cover

Saturday:

This Saturday and Sunday is Reno Art Fest – On The River! Catch live performances from Grace Hayes, Kate Cotter, Milton Merlos, Athena McIntyre, Mel Wade, Tyler Stafford, Britt Straw, Greg Gilmore, Justin McMahon, Todd Ballowe, Nick Eng, The Electric and the Tim Tucker Band at Reno at City Plaza (by the Space Whale!). Fine art, live music, food trucks and beer! August 19 and 20, 2017, 10a.m. until 6p.m. All ages.

Make a point to head to the Holland project to check out Between The Lyrics: A Celebration Of Hip Hop. This fundraiser for Holland Reno will feature artwork from over 40 different local artists, live music and delicious food provided by Nom Eats. This year’s theme is Socio-Political lyrics and each artist was given a random verse to work with. The show will be going down Saturday August 19th at 7pm. All artwork will be sold on a first come first serve basis, don’t miss out!!! All ages.

Sunday:

Closing out Reno art fest is a Grace Hayes solo set with a Skycats chaser. Right by the Space Whale from 5 to 6 p.m., followed by a show at Pignic at 7 p.m. Grace is celebrating her birthday by treating Reno to not one, but TWO shows! Thanks and Happy Birthday, Grace!

 

As always, thanks for tuning in and turning up.

 

Redfield Clipper – The Duke Abides

Welcome to this week’s Worst Little Podcast!

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We’re super excited to have the Duke and Clip from Redfield Clipper on the show! This seven piece (!!!) eclectic hip hop group combines elements of Jazz, electronica, and traditional hip hop. They’re joining us to share some never before heard tracks from their newest album, Beach Master, and holy cow (see what I did there?), are they good. Don’t believe me? Listen for yourselves and find out what a Beach Master actually is! This show is fun *and* educational!

 

The Duke of Reno based Hip Hop group, Redfield Clipper being interviewed at Dogwater Studio.

The Duke – Vocals/Bass

 

Clip being wide eyed with crazy hair being interviewed at Dogwater Studios in Reno Nevada.

Clip – Vocals/Guitar

Redfield Clipper is comprised of Redfield Clipper – Vox/ Guitar,
The Duke of Blunts- Vox/ Bass, Chris Sexton (c$exmoney)- Vox/ Keys,
Greg Lewis- Drumset, Eric Johnson- TenorSax, Jef Derderian – Trumpet, Andy Bryant – Electronics/samples/synth. This is a true Reno super group that has been playing together since 2012. They release their first music video off Beach Master Sunday, August 6, 2017.  Subscribe to their YouTube channel to be notified when it is released.

Redfield Clipper recently opened for Afro Man at Shea’s and have graced the stage at the Holland Project and the Saint. Keep tabs on them here for show dates.

 

In other Reno news, there has been a humpback whale sighting in downtown Reno! Keep your eyes on City Plaza (where the Believe sculpture is located) to see the great whale erection. There will be a dedication ceremony and reception hosted by the city of Reno on August 8th. Yours truly will be there, along with the rest of the Space Whale crew and we would love to see you there.

In the meantime, check out my picks for the rest of the weekend:

Thursday night is the PBR Blue Ribbon Award Party at Shea’s. Starting at 6 you can stuff your faces with free BBQ sponsored by Pabst, and wash it all down with FREE BEER until 8 p.m.

After you’re nice and buzzy off PBR, head to Pignic for local music scene staple, Loud As Folk. This month Spike and the gang bring you national touring one man band, Acousta Noir, with supporting local acts Rachael McElhinney and Brendon Lund of Failure Machine and Silver. 8 p.m. Loud As Folk is donation based with this months proceeds going to Our Center.

Friday be sure to hit Jub Jub’s for the Voted Best Camp fundraiser show. Voted Best Camp provides shelter to starving musicians such as Chris Fox and Jonathan Daniel. For just a few dollars you can make sure your favorite local band members don’t die in the desert. Doors at 8 p.m.

If you’re looking for something completely different, head to Alturas on the Downlow for their Totally Gnarly 80s party featuring the original members of Bow Wow Wow. Costumes mandatory. 9 p.m.

Saturday night check out Reno punk band, Reno, We Have a Problem at Abby’s Highway 40. It’s a party for no reason, which is the best kind of party. 9 p.m. No cover. Pants optional.

If you’re looking for slightly more shoe gazing (just kidding, this thing is a riot), head to Monolith for Drink 182, Reno’s first and best emo night. Sing your favorite emo and pop punk tunes with the whole crowd. It’s where I’ll be! 9 p.m. No cover.

Sunday at 5 p.m. is Alturas on the Downlow’s weekly BBQ potluck with music by Leroy of Hellbound Glory! Don’t miss it. No cover.

Last but not least, Monday see Haunted Summer + Avi Buffalo, People with Bodies, Night Rooms at the Holland Project. If you haven’t heard People With Bodies yet, get down there. 8 p.m. $7. All ages.

 

This is your friendly reminder that if you have an event or a band you think we should know about let us know! Thanks for listening, Reno!

 

 

 

Fate Awaits – This One Time At Rock Camp

Hey hey, Reno fam.

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This week we bring you the next new talented youth band from Reno, Fate Awaits! Fate Awaits met at Forte award winning Reno Rock Camp, a locally operated organization that provides safe, exciting, and unique music experiences for young musicians. They’re teaching future generations how to music! Read about their mission and about Rock Camp’s upcoming shows here.

Fate Awaits is a 4 member rock band from Reno, Nevada that includes Miyah Walker (vocals), Manning Gray (guitar/vocals), Landon Gray (bass/vocals) and Scott Courts (drums). Be sure to like their Facebook page to stay updated on upcoming shows!
Reno band Fate Awaits recoring for the Worst Little Podcast.

Miyah Walker – Vocals

Reno band Fate Awaits recording at Dogwater Studios for the Worst Little Podcast.

Scott Courts – Drums

Manning Gray of Reno band Fate Awaits smiling and excited while recording at Dogwater Studios for the Worst Little Podcast.

Manning Gray – Guitar/Vocals

Reno band Fate Awaits recording at Dogwater Studios for the Worst Little Podcast.

Landon Gray – Bass/Vocals

Thanks to Fate Awaits for hanging out with us this week!

This weekend make sure to check out the following amazing events in Reno:

Thursday, Rhett Miller of the Old 97’s is playing a special solo show at the Saint. Opening for him is Brian Daines of Dainesly and Dead Winter Carpenters. Info here! 8 p.m $20 at the door.

The Renaissance Hotel in Downtown Reno is hosting an artist reception for local badass muralist, Joe C. Rock & Friends featuring music from Thermites. Go meet the people behind your favorite Reno murals tonight at 7 p.m.

This week, Live On The Lid is featuring Drinking With Clowns! 5:30 to 7:00 p.m. No cover.

Friday is packed full of exciting shows!

Friday night at 5:30 catch the Sextones and Rigorous Proof at Wingfield Park for Artown’s Rollin’ on the River free concert series!

Stay after the show to see this week’s free movie in the Park, The Rocketeer.

Friday at the Saint is The Shames/Sit Kitty Sit/Vague Choir. 9 p.m, no cover.

Shea’s is featuring The Juveniles/Viva Revenge/Okay Urge/Hate Recorder at  9 p.m. $8 at the door.

Saturday is the Loud As Folk two year anniversary featuring Pushbox/Six Mile Station/Silver. 9 p.m at the Saint.

Check out The Atomiks/Betty Rocker/The Lazy Universe at Jub Jub’s. 9 p.m $7.23

I would throw some Sunday recommendations at you but let’s be honest, after Friday and Saturday’s shows, you’re not leaving the house on Sunday.

Thanks for listening, friends in Reno and beyond! Have as much fun as possible this weekend! See a show!

SWIGS – Hot Buttery and Flaky

Welcome to the Worst Little Podcast in the World!

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This week we’re hella excited to bring you Reno surf punk band SWIGS! Listen up for some serious on-air flirtation and for songs about Mario Kart and Sandwiches! Let’s get into the music.

Reno surf punk band SWIGS at the Worst Little Podcast

Alise Corbin, Jonathan Daniels, and Dave Hadel of SWIGS!

SWIGS was formed in Reno this year by guitarist David Hadel, bassist Jonathan Daniel, and drummer Alise Corbin. Dave has been busy promoting Reno’s music scene with his own show, All Independent Reno Podcast, Jonathan is a veteran of the Reno music scene, playing for several years with Reno band Riptide Bandits, and Alise has been playing percussion in Reno and Carson since she was a kid. Together these Reno natives musical backgrounds led them to form one of Reno’s most high energy, fun new acts.

Jonathan Daniel of Reno band SWIGS

Jonathan Daniel – Bass/Vocals

 

Dave Hadel and Jonathan Daniel

SWIGS recently performed at the Saint, playing with Riptide Bandits and Basement Tapes. You can see their next show at Whiskey Dick’s Saloon in Tahoe in August. SWIGS will also be hitting the road with Los Pistoleros very soon so be sure to like and follow them on Facebook to stay updated on their whereabouts. And check out their Bandcamp page to preview two songs from their upcoming EP!

 

Alise Corbin – Drums

 

OHMYGOD Shoes.

Tune in tonight (Thursday) at 6 p.m. to 100.1 The X to hear SWIGS on locals only! We had a great time with you guys. Thanks for being on the show!

 

In other Reno news, Artown is in full swing and there is no shortage of killer shows to check out this weekend!

Thursday night is Voodoo Cats at the Saint. Join then for an Art Town evening of Voodoo art and entertainment. No cover.

Thursday nights Live On The Lid concert series features excellent local band The John Whites from 5:30 to 7:00. Admission is free!

Friday at 5:30 catch Mojo Green with Bazooka Zoo at Wingfield Park for Artown’s free Rollin’ On The River concert series.

Friday is the 1st Annual Jamboree on the Lowdown at Reno’s newest music and art venue, Alturas on the Down Low, featuring Reno staple Lucas Paul’s newest project, Cowboy Indian and a host of other great indie, blues, and rock bands. Come early for the BBQ. Donations accepted at the door.

Over at the Saint Friday night at 8 is The Seshen with Reno’s own super duo Sky Cats. Sky Cats is the amazingly talented Grace Hayes (of Reno anthem fame) and podcast favorite Bazooka Zac. Do not miss this show! More info here! $10

Saturday at Shea’s is Basement Tapes with Reno We Have a Problem and Slutzville.

Also Saturday join The John Dough Boys and Spike Mcguire on the final night of their tour! 8 p.m at Alturas on the Down Low. No cover!!

 

Thanks for listening to this week’s podcast and, if you’ve made it this far, for reading the blog! See you this weekend, Reno.

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