Infecto Skeletons – Back for More

S8 E25

Hey gang! Long time no hear! It’s been a crazy month with cancellations and surgeries and travelling and a whole bunch of other unexpected things, but we are finally back! Most of us anyway.

Nick, Rick and Kim welcome the Infecto Skeletons back to the studio. Mike and Andrew stop in to talk about stuff. Now, this is Rory doing the post and guess what – I haven’t listened to the episode yet (shocker, I know), but I do know one thing that they are talking about on the show: the new album. That’s right! The long awaited second release from Reno’s favorite scuzz-punks will hit the internet this weekend, and for a limited time, you’ll be able to download “Get Your Shit Together”, absolutely free!

group picture of the band, with all the guys reaching forward with curled hands and grimaces on their faces.

Infecto Skeletons

After this though, it might be a while before you can catch them: in September, they are headed out for the Lost Skeletons Tour – a wild West Coast tour with Lost Idea, so grab the album while you can, learn all the words and wait patiently to forget them all while you puke on Justin’s feet in front of the stage at their next show in Reno.

Infecto Skeletons playing on stage

On Stage (credit J. Tuckness)

Coming up this weekend is a lot of great shows you will want to get out of the house for.

Art Week at Jub Jubs continues all weekend

Friday:

Blunderbusst, Alphabet Cult, Basement Tapes – at St James Infirmary

Bluff Caller album release w/ Hush and This Great State – at The Saint

MJB @ Midtown Wine Bar – Monique Jade Band at Midtown Wine

Reno Jazz Syndicate Returns to Pignic!  – at Pignic

Saturday:

2018 Reno Pirate Crawl – All over downtown

Sucka Punch & Donkey Jaw – at Jub Jub’s

The English Beat: Presented by One Night Only Productions – at The Saint

The Gnarly Pints // Joe Goodkin // Passive & Co. – at St James Infirmary

Sunday:

Sunday Services with Reverend Rory Dowd featuring Larry Cooper – at St James Infirmary

Thanks for listening!

Grimedog – It’s A Family Affair

S8 E24

Welcome to the Sausage Party!!! We’re happy to have Wolfman, Lucas and Hurricane from Grimedog in the studio today. These three Reno punks croon their way into your ears with a blend of 50’s rock, modern punk and effed up stories. And then, there’s the music. All kidding aside, we never stop kidding on this show. We should have been recording 20 min before the start of the episode because of all the funny shit we were saying. Unfortunately, you just got what was leftover.

Wolfman Grimedog, playing guitar and singing

Wolfman Grimedog

Wolfman, Lucas and Hurricane are Grimedog and a family – Father, Son and Brother/Uncle…. in the normal way, like respectively, not anything weird…(god, you guys are gross). Their familiality and familiarity has not bred contempt, (at least not currently), but a tight trio of Reno garage punk. Musically and conversationally, they work together as a cohesive unit, covering and picking up for one another as needed. For all the bands who played on this show, they seemed least perturbed by not being able to see the drummer. Anyway… they are a lot of fun to riff with and have some great songs. They’re working on a full length at Dogwater, so look for it later this year. You can catch them next at Boshee Bash out at Pyramid next weekend.

Lucas Grimedog, playing bass

Lucas Grimedog

This weekend, the big deal is Northern Nevada Pride 2018! Break out your rainbow formal clothes and glitter cause it’s time to be fabulous! Or not! #dependingonhoweveryouselfidentifyandexpressyourself !!!!! Reno Pride is something that has become very important to our communities; it wasn’t always here and this town has not always been as tolerant and accepting as it is… ironic as that might seem to some of us. It is awesome that it has survived and grown and become a linchpin of the local civic calendar and highlight of many people’s year. Please go out and support the festival on Saturday as well as the associated events all weekend long at all of your favorite LGBTQ venues and establishments, new and old.

Hurricane Grimes playing the drums

Hurricane Grimes

Weekly Roundup
(all events marked with an asterisk (“*”) indicate that The Rev will be bartending, because he’s a shameless narcissist self-promoter like that)

Thursday, 7/26:

Spencer Kilpatrick & Ellisa Sun at Pignic Pub & Patio

Covet, Wander, Nubbins at The Holland Project

Tribe Divine at St. James Infirmary at St. James Infirmary*

Nobody Doesn’t Like The Lazy Universe

S8 E23

Greetings from the Worst Little Podcast! We have Stacey, Hudson, and Nick from The Lazy Universe in the studio to preview their new full-length album “Sake”. This week we’re digging up some dusty Reno music history so gather ’round, kids, and press play!

The Lazy Universe poses in black and white.

Hudson, Stacey, and Nick

Made up of Stacey Tolle (Gunshot Liquor), Hudson (Trance, Source), and Nick Ramirez (Roxxy Collie, One Ton Dually), The Lazy Universe is psychedelic rock at its best. Head to Jub Jub’s this Saturday, July 21st, for their official album release. Also playing are One Ton Dually and Mike Blanchard & the Californios.

Big thanks to The Lazy Universe for spening a couple of hours with us. We’ll see you guys on Saturday!

There’s a new weekly event at St. James Infirmary, Sunday Services hosted by our own Reverend Rory Dowd. This Sunday catch Nick Ramirez and Eric Foreman (Stabby Unicorn, Hedwig) and follow St. James Infirmary to stay informed about upoming shows. Also happening this weekend:

Friday – LIT at NITE Summer Edition: HOT A.F. at Headquarter’s Bar. They’ll have a lascivious lineup of poets, musicians, and other performers to tantalize your Friday evening, and prizes too! 6:30PM 21+ $5

Public Enemy #1, DJ Ethik! LIVE at Pignic! Warning: Dj EthiK is trying to burn down the house! Known to insight uncontrollable dancing, grooving, jiving, and all around tomfoolery. Do not attempt to apprehend this dangerous tablist. 9PM 21+ No cover.

Saturday – Mike Blanchard & The Californios The Lazy Universe One Ton Dualy at Jub Jub’s. In addition to this being a killer line up, its also The Lazy Universe CD release party and Hudson and Faith’s yearly bday shindig. 9PM 21+

Beyond – Wednesday the 25th check out Six Mile Station on the big stage at Brew Brothers during the NV89 local showcase. 9PM 21+ No cover and all you can drink beer from 10 to midnight for only $8.91!

As always, thanks for listening! If you like what we do, head over to our Patreon page and pledge a couple of bucks. And don’t forget to vote for the Worst Little Podcast for best local podcast in the annual Reno News & Review’s Best of Northern Nevada contest! We’re back next week with Grimedog!

Ryan James and Good Luck Macbeth – The Podcast About a Dick

S9 E22

Greetings and welcome back to the Worst Little Podcast! Your hosts Rick, Nick “I’m Too High for This” Ramirez, Chewbacca and Kadillac Kim are back after a little vacation to bring you an exciting show featuring the immensely talented singer-songwriter, Ryan James, and the partial cast/crew of Good Luck Macbeth’s The Play About a Dick. We’re talking about dicks this week so buckle up. This episode is definitely NSFG (Not Safe for Grandma). Press play!

Ryan James poses in front of a mural in Reno.

Ryan James

First up is our musical guest Ryan James, who is prepping for his first full length album release this Friday at West Street Market with the Grimtones and Jake Houston. Ryan has put together quite the Reno super group to back him. You’re in for a treat Friday night at this all ages show.

Ashley James from Good Luck Macbeth posing with herchin in her hand.

Ashley James from Good Luck Macbeth

We were also joined by Ashley, Dave, and Amanda Alvey who is the director of the newest show at Good Luck Macbeth, The Play About a Dick. From the event page: Good Luck Macbeth is proud to produce the US premiere of Aaron Wilton’s hilarious and provocative work, “The Play About a Dick”. A middle-aged woman, Enid, meets a younger man online for sex. But what starts as a simple rendezvous becomes a darkly comedic exploration of vulnerability, intimacy and empathy. After an unpredictable reaction, things become chaotic for Enid as her life gradually spirals outward. The play about a dick. examines themes of communication, guilt, kindness, solitude, gender roles, human connection, post-truth reality and existential vacuity. Its also a play about a dick.

Amanda Alvey laughing for the camera.

Amanda Alvey – Director of The Play About a Dick

Dave from Good Luck Macbeth holding light sabers.

“It’s a deep, penetrating play. It makes you laugh and it makes you cry, which dicks can do.” – Dave Richards

Thanks so much to all of this weeks guests! We had a great time. There are some great shows and events happening this weekend in Reno. Make sure you check out some of my picks:

Friday – Before Your Last Stand Album Release Party with Ryan James. See this weeks guest, alongside our friends the Grimtones and Jake Houston at West Street Market. 7PM All ages!

Silver: Rollin’ on the River with Scott Pemberton at Wingfield Park. Show starts at 5:30 exactly so get down to the park early for this rad free show!

Saturday – Get back to your (folk) roots with The Riverside LIVE at Pignic! There’s lots of hype around these guys. You won’t want to miss them! 8PM 21+ No cover.

Sunday – Graff City at The Generator is the first graffiti event in Reno! 11AM to 8PM all ages $5

Beyond – El Salvador Summer Show! Love-Birds, Blunderbusst & Baby Dog at El Salvador restaurant June 18th at 8PM.

The Lazy Universe Reno CD Release Party with One Ton Dually, June 21st at Jub Jub’s. 9PM 21+

Thanks for listening. Don’t forget to spay and neuter your pets.

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