Rivers of Nehi – Jared Klein and Cris Portugal Talk Metal

Hello! Welcome back to the Worst Little Podcast. We took last week off but we’re back this week with a bang. We’ve got Jared Klein and Cris Portugal here to share “some stuff they do”. They’ve been playing and whoring around Reno (according to them ;p) since forever and we’re stoked AF to have them here! They’re sharing their music from their projects, including Rivers of Nihil, Enslave the Creation, Arkaik, and Claymore. There’s some great metal tunes on this week’s podcast. Press play!

Jared Klein currently plays drums for Rivers of Nihil and you can see Cris Portugal play with Arkaik and Claymore. Thanks to Jared and Cris for being on the show this week and sharing your music. We will keep our eyes open for upcoming shows!

Head to some shows this weekend! Here are Kim’s picks:

Thursday – Ozymandias/AL1CE/Kelly Proud at Shea’s. Come celebrate Kadillac Kim’s birthday and see a couple of our favorite Reno performers and former podcast guests! 9PM 21+ $6

Friday – Micah Schnabel & Vanessa Jean Speckman: Music & Pop Up Art House Show. 8PM All ages $15

Saturday – Wily Savage & Schizopolitans at Pignic! See both these former guests of the show for Pignic’s 4/20 party. 9PM 21+ no cover

Beyond – Don’t miss The Messthetics (Fugazi) with Bryan McPherson and Pink Awful on April 24th at Jub Jub’s! 8PM 21+ only $12!

Mad Caddies with local fav’s Boss’ Daughter, Beer Can, and the John Dough Boys at the Virginia Street Brewhouse April 26th! 8PM 21+ $17/20 Contact the bands for tickets ASAP!

We’re gearing up for Marianarchy happening May 17th and 18th. Listen to the show for updates! We’ll be sharing the lineup very soon!

It was a great show, thanks for listening! We’re back next week with newcomers A Wormhole Could Kill Us All!

The Adventures of Wily Savage

Podcasting live from the City Of Trembling Leaves, we’ve got Wily Savage all the way from LA! We’re catching up with our old buddies Jeremy and Alon, and making new friends too. It gets weird. Press play.

Alon and Dimples the Intern!



Wily Savage is Jeremy – drums (we think?), Martin – bass (straight outta Europe), Alon (he thinks he’s in this band) – guitar/vocals

Big thanks to Wily Savage for being on the show! They’re currently on tour with stops planned in Oakland, the Pacific Northwest, and beyond. See them in Reno on April 20th at Pignic with our buddies the sCHIZoPOLITANs!

It’s a big weekend for Reno music! Head to Pignic to celebrate the 8 year anniversary of Reno’s favorite monthly music showcase, Loud as Folk! More details at loudasfolk.com. Here’s the daily lineup:

Thursday April 4th 8pm-11pm
People with Bodies, Só Sol, Tyler Stafford Music, Dave & Cliff (Jelly Bread)

Friday April 5th 9pm-12am
Caitlin Jemma, Greg Gilmore, Mason Frey, Huckleberry Road Music

Saturday April 6th 9pm-12am
Kepi Ghoulie (Groovie Ghoulies), John Courage, Buffalo Moses Music, John Underwood

Sunday April 7th Rachbot’s Gospel Brunch Noon – 4pm
Rachael McElhiney & The Blunt Force Mamas, Ashley Allred, Gina Rose, Krystal McMullen

The weekend will be hosted by Spike McGuire Music and feature $4 pints from Lagunitas Brewing Company, the official beverage of Loud As Folk.

Loud As Folk is partnered with Art Spot Reno to raise money for different local organizations and causes. Each event for the 7 year anniversary has a $5 suggested donation with 100% of the proceeds benefitting SPCA of Northern Nevada.

Thanks for listening! Head over to our Patreon page to donate if you support what we do. For $5 a month you get access to special bonus content that you can’t hear anywhere else! We’re back next week with something new from our pal Johnny Rolling, as well as the cast of Good Luck Macbeth’s current production, Equus!

Krystal McMullen – The Promised Land

Welcome to the last installment of our Women’s March shows! Nick and Rory are on vacation and Chewy is in the desert, so it’s just Kim and Rick this week! We’ve got a couple of special guest hosts, Melanie (she’s back!), Drew from the the UNR journalism program, and Lain, here talking about her KWNK show. Our musical guest this week is singer-songwriter Krystal McMullen! Press play for family secrets, lots of “your mom” jokes, even more bad Tinder date stories and sooooo many laughs!

Krystal McMullen

It’s Krystal’s first time on the podcast! She’s been playing in Reno and Tahoe for the last 6 years, most recently at Ceol and Rue Burbon. Look for her at the Loud As Folk 8 year anniversary, April 4th through the 7th at Pignic! She’s also recently helped out at Kid Rocker camp, a K-12 music camp, run by our pal Lucas Paul of Reno band Cowboy Indian. Check them out. They’re doing good work.

Lain Snyder, host of Socks With Sandals on KWNK

Lain Snyder is the host of Socks with Sandals on 97.7 KWNK. Tune in to hear her hand picked songs! Click through to support your non-profit, commercial free community radio station for only $5 a month!

Thanks to all our guests and hosts this week, and special thanks to my right hand gal, Melanie! We loved having you all on the podcast and can’t wait to have you on again. We’ll be keeping up with Krystal so we can let you all know about upcoming shows.

Check out some cool shows and events happening in Reno this week:

Friday – Between the Lyrics a Celebration of 90s Hip Hop at Holland. It’s the 3rd annual hip-hop art exhibit and fundraiser! 6PM All ages $5

Acid Mothers Temple, Elephant Rifle, Yamantaka//Sonic Titan at Jub Jub’s. 8PM 21+ $15

Machine Gun Vendetta/Acid Teeth/Donkey Jaw/Murderock at Shea’s. 8PM 21+ $5

Saturday – Beetlejuice’s Dirty 30+1, He’s Turning 31 at Pignic! There will be showings of the movie on the deck all night! Costumes encouraged. 7PM 21+ No cover!

Beyond – As mentioned earlier we’re coming up on the Loud As Folk 8 year anniversary at Pignic! Click the link for more details and the full lineup. LAF never disappoints!

It has been a great month of shows and we sincerely thank you for listening! Next week we’ve got our old pals Wily Savage. Don’t forget to head to our Patreon if you’d like to contribute to and support the work we do here at the Worst Little Podcast.

Raksha Paksha – Moms and Daughters

Hello! This week we’ve got Carolyn and Shaolin Gates of Raksha Paksha in the studio! This is their second appearance on the show (listen to their episode from March of 2017 here). We’re getting angsty and nostalgic. We laughed! We cried! We had a lot of fun! Join us on the emotional roller coaster that is this weeks Worst Little Podcast!

Carolyn Gates – Drums/vocals
Shaolin Gates – Keys/vocals

Playing together since 2014, Raksha Paksha is a duo producing an indie pop rock sound infused with jazz influence and all the intimacy and thoughtfulness of the singer-songwriter genre. Keep an eye out on their Facebook page for upcoming shows, including details for their next show at Marianarchy. Thanks a ton to the Gates gal’s for being on the show!

If you’re interested in playing Marianarchy let us know! Send an email or reach out to Kim or Rory on Facebook. Nick is having technical difficulties with his Facebook account so he isn’t seeing your messages. Marianarchy is happening May 17th and 18th at Jub Jub’s. Stay tuned for updates about that coming soon.

Check out a couple of rad shows this weekend. Here’s where I’ll be:

Friday – See our pals Los Pistoleros at The Bluebird Reno 9pm 21+ $5


Saturday – Don’t ,miss Reno’s original emo night, Drink-182 : March Sadness featuring live emo tunes from All Hype No Heart 9PM 21+ $5

Head to our Patreon page to become a subscriber and get access to exclusive content for just $5 a month! We sincerely thank all our patrons and listeners. We’re back next week with Krystal McMullen and Kelly Proud!

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