Bat Country – This Shit’s Just DIY

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Greetings and welcome back to the Worst Little Podcast! This week we sat down with Shane from Reno’s own Bat Country. Press play to find out if the podcast lives down to everything Shane hoped for! We’ve got band news, bad jokes, and great music that you’ll only hear on the Worst Little Podcast!

Rory and Shane from Bat Country posing for the camera while Rory gives the thumbs up sign and Shane holds his guitar.

Rory with Shane from Bat Country – One Thumb Up

Shane from Bat Country pouting and posing for the camera in the studio recording for the Worst Little Podcast.

Bat Country: coming to a basement or tunnel near you!

Shane is the center piece of Bat Country’s amorphous collective of folk-punk musicians, but according to Bandcamp, the latest EP had contributions by:

Shane: Vox, Guitar, Playful Banter, Lyrics
Shilpa: Vox, Glockenspiel
Jonny: Drums, Bass, Production, Vox
Roo: Ukulele, Vox, Kazoo
Michael: Melodica, Violin
Kieran: Drums

Head over to Bandcamp to download Bat Country’s latest release, a split album with Bargain Socks, produced by Jonathan Rolling. Follow the band on Facebook and Instagram for exclusive content and show dates! Catch Bat Country next March 4th at The Potentialist with swing-time, rag-punk band, Robbers Roost.

Thanks so much to Bat Country for the hangs and the tunes. We are even bigger fans now and we’re looking forward to seeing you in a basement or tunnel soon!

This weekend I’ll probably be at these excellent shows. If you see me, say hi! Let me immortalize you on our Instagram! Here’s my short list:

Friday –

Nick Eng – Album Release Show with SWIGS, 7 PM at the Potentialist Workshop. $10 cover includes Nick’s new CD and a drink!

Kanawha/Flood Fire Death Drought/Shreddie Van Halen, 9 PM at The Saint

Saturday –

The Electric and Sad Giants LIVE at the Saint 8 PM at The Saint

Scott Yoder + Johnny Harpo LIVE! 9 PM at Pignic

Monday –

Glaare, Fearing, Werewolf Club, Skew Ring and The Dancing Plague 8 PM at the Saint

Beyond –

The first ever Reno Punk Rock Flea Market is fast approaching. Be sure to RSVP here to stay up on RPRFM news, band lineup, and how to get involved.

Be sure to check out some of Reno’s best weekly comedy and trivia events at Jub Jub’s and Beck’s Brewhouse. If you want your event featured, send us a Facebook message or email Kadillac Kim.

Don’t forget to click through to our Patreon! For just $1 a week you can support your sober starving artist friends here at the Worst Little Podcast. Thanks to this week’s freshest patrons: Aaron, Nick, Stacey, and Xenobia!

The Reverend Rory Dowd wiping tears away with his sleeve in the studio.

It was that kind of show, folks. We hope you laughed until you cried, because we did!

Thanks from the bottom of our hearts and beers for listening. Catch us this time next week for Josiah Knight!

Blacklisted – Still Pissing Off the Neighbors

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Welcome! Kim and Rory played hooky this week, but fortunately our other hosts Nick, Chewy, and Dogwater Dick were present to pick up the slack. Press play right now to hear some SUPER SECRET (okay, it’s not secret, but it is SUPER) Grimtones news that you’ll only hear on the Worst Little Podcast! This weeks show has everything – astrology, tales of auto-erotic asphyxiation, and uncomfortable silences. Pretty much in that order!

Our guest this week is Reno Jackson 5 cover band experimental, psychedelic alt-rock band, Blacklisted. Established in 2015, Blacklisted is what happens when you form a band while on drugs (calm down, it’s legal now!). The band is busy writing new music and is planning on a spate of February and March shows.

Tori from Blacklisted posing in the studio recording for the Worst Little Podcast.

Tori – Vocals – Leo

 

Kevin from Reno band Blacklisted posing with his bass at Dogwater Studio recording for the Worst Little Podcast.

Kevin – Bass – Pisces

 

Freddy from Reno band Blacklisted posing thoughtfully with his guitar st Dogwater Studio for the Worst Little Podcast.

Freddy – Guitar – Aries

 

Derek, drummer for Reno band Blacklisted grinning for the camera while posing with his drums for the Worst Little Podcast.

Derek – Drums – Scorpio

Many thanks to Blacklisted for gracing our studio for this weeks show. Next week we have the elusive and mysterious Bat Country as our musical guest. Rory and Kim will be back and Kim will be sharing some exciting details about the first ever Reno Punk Rock Flea Market.

Don’t forget to click through to our Patreon. Rick works hard all week and spends his night off recording/archiving Reno bands for FREE. So kick some funds down. Feel like you want a little something in return for your scratch? We’ll do just about anything. Want some stickers? We’ve got stickers. Advertising? Our silky radio voices are primed and ready. Want us to host topless? Hit us up.

UPCOMING EVENTS:

Thursday – Gina Rose / Dead Country Gentlemen / The Grimtones at St. James Infirmary. 21+ 9PM NO COVER

Friday – Roxxy Collie & Gina Rose at Pignic! 21+ 9PM NO COVER

Saturday – Prince Robot CD Release Party with Pink Awful and Corner Store 21+ 9PM NO COVER

Beyond – Check out the very first Reno Punk Rock Flea Market by our friends at the Generator in Sparks. February 10th and 11th. 18 bands, vendors, food trucks, rad times.

See you next week. Thanks for listening!

 

Franc Friday – Lyrically Loquacious Life Lessons

Welcome back, welcome back, welcome back!

It’s been a loooooong break, almost as long as Ricks….. sobriety, (sure, we’ll go with that). We hope all your Christmas wishes have come true and all your New Year’s Resolutions are already broken are coming to fruition!

We are pleased to welcome to the show a true Reno bon vivant, the singular MC, Franc Friday. Two-time “Best Rapper in Northern Nevada” winner, Franc has worked the crowds in Reno for half a decade and shows no sign of holding back. His is a new kind of hip hop – lyrically aggressive, sharp electronica blended with beats.

Franc Wearing a loose A-shirt and wrap around scarf, staring smugly into the distance, like a champion.

Franc Friday

Despite having digs all the way over on the East Coast, in NYC, he still regularly visits the RNO, recording and releasing music. His EP, “Frequent Flyer” dropped at the end of 2017 and he is already at work on his next. We have exclusive Franc Friday tracks, including something still in the mix, up early in the show. It’s hard to get to the songs though, because godDAM that boy can talk. You all think Reverend Rory is this self-absorbed force of nature that talks over everything? He was naught but a flea in the path of the Franc Train.

Franc Friday, wearing a white fur coat with headphones and christmas lights draped around his neck. giving the camera a smoldering look.

Be with Franc after the holidaze

Also, there’s a little something Rick gets into early in the show: we now have a Patreon page! https://www.patreon.com/worstlittlepodcast That’s right – you too can be a part of the podcast without doing anything but throw a little money in our humble hat! After seven fun seasons, we are turning to you, the listening audience, for a little love. It’s not that we are likely to stop promoting Reno artists, musicians, events and venue, or refrain from archiving live tracks of as many Reno, Sparks, Carson and Northern Nevada bands as we possibly can. No! We’re suckers and love doing this for our own amusement and benefit. But, if you appreciate what we do and how we do it – you can be a part of the team! Buy the bands a beer! Get us to say your name on an episode! Name your terms – we have few boundaries and interns for when we do!

Check it out: https://www.patreon.com/worstlittlepodcast

As always, it’s good to have you hear. We have a fantastic year lined up for you so far, including a kick-ass “Women’s March” with the Month of Three being dominated with great Reno ladies; some old friends and some surprises; and of course, all the newest Reno music and events.

UPCOMING EVENTS:

Thursday, 1/11 – Reno Compliment Slam at the Potentialist Workshop
Saturday, 1/13 – Basement Tapes, Vague Choir and Grimtones at The Saint
Feb – PUNK ROCK FLEA MARKET – just follow the link. It’s gonna be rad, thanks to Kadillac Kim.

Thanks for Listening!

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