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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!

 

Riptide Bandits – Never Forget

Hello and welcome to the Worst Little Podcast!

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Thankfully we’re not burning and we’re not flooding! Our hearts go out to everyone affected by the recent natural disasters. We love you. This week we’re joined by JUST Rory and Rick because they told me not to come in. It’s okay because I really *was* scissoring the drummer from SWIGS. You guys were all spot on. ANYWAY! Y’all are in for some great instrumental surf punk, some talk about old naked Satanists, and jokes about me (Kadillac Kim, in case you’re not following along) hooking up with our podcast guests! We even have new interns to make fun of! Don’t worry guys, you too can be like me with enough ambition and a vagina… oh wait. As fun as it is to talk about incest and Satanism, we actually have a band here, so let’s get into some music.

Riptide Bandits have been around for a “really long time”, according to band members. They are so legendary they don’t even need to know when they formed. It is as if they always existed. They might be vampires.

All members of Reno surf punk band Riptide Bandits posing under the Reno arch.

Riptide Bandits

Riptide Bandits is Leif, Grouch, Andy, and Jonathan. Keep an eye out for upcoming shows at Headquarters Bar in October then at Marianarchy! You can see Jonathan with his other band, SWIGS, on September 22nd at Alturas on the DL! They join The Habituals for an End of Summer Tiki Party. Let’s make tiki torches great again!

Thanks to Riptide Bandits for coming on our humble podcast. Reno loves you guys!

This weekend in Reno be sure to check out the following mandatory events:

Thursday:

The Ghost Town Rebellion is playing some outlaw Americana at Pignic at 8 p.m. 21+ No cover.

Prince Robot / Some Kind of Nightmare / Evil Ash at Jub Jub’s. 8 p.m. 21+ $5

Friday:

Books / Sunmonks / John Underwood at Studio on 4th. 21+ 7 p.m.

Get your Rockabilly fix at Polo Lounge with Hot Rod Rebellion. 21+ 9 p.m. No cover

Check out Acoustic Rock: Anchors for Airplanes / Authmentis / Tragedy Spring at West Street Market. All ages. 8 p.m. No cover

Saturday:

You can see John Underwood AGAIN in Virginia City Saturday night at the Canvas Cafe. All ages. 5 p.m. No cover

Sunday:

Go see country punk-rock staples Lucero with Matthew Logan Vasquez at Cargo Concert Hall. I will definitely be there. Come find me. 18+ 7 p.m.$18 adv $23 at the door.

That’s all I’ve got this week. As always, thanks for listening, Reno.

 

 

SWIGS – Hot Buttery and Flaky

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Welcome to the Worst Little Podcast in the World! 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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