SWIGS

The Grimtones – So There Were These Bears

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Welcome to the Worst Little Podcast. We’re live from the recent, snowy past this week for our third installment of our Women’s March shows with The Grimtones! For the first time ever our awesome intern Shrek got to hang out in studio A with Nick and Kim! Congrats on making it across the hallway, Shrek! This week we’re asking important questions like: are you still friends with her and is she going to listen to this podcast? Tune in for fat, sweaty, German brats, botched circumcisions, and punk rock battle wounds (RIP, Alise’s ankle). But MOST IMPORTANTLY, there’s some badass music from one of Reno’s strongest lady musicians.

Michelle Bell of the Grimtones playing her guitar at Dogwater Studios.

Michelle Bell – Vocals and Guitar

 

The Grimtones posing for the camera behind Carters drums at dogwater studios.

The Grimtones! Carter – Drums; Young Nick – Bass; Michelle – Vocals and Guitar

The Grimtones spend their days cookin’ hot dogs, snorting kool-aid, fumblin’ about on yee plotter, and recording music. You can see Michelle, Carter, and young Nick, March 31st at Shea’s. They’re currently hard at work recording their new album at Dogwater Studios.

Thanks for the clap, Carter, and thanks to the Grimtones for being such excellent guests! Next week we have guest host Mikey Ramirez from The Shames joining us to interview Rachel McElhiney of Failure Machine and Alise Corbin of SWIGS for our final week of Women’s March shows!

Carter – Drums, with Old “Silver Fox” Nick Ramirez

Go see a couple of shows this weekend! Here’s Kim’s picks:

Friday – Acid Teeth // ManifeStatioN // Infecto Skeletons // Grimedog at Sheas. 8PM 21+

Sunday – Moon Hooch w/ The Accidentals & Six Mile Station at The Saint. 8PM 21+

Beyond – Stay tuned for updates about Grem Fest and the 14th Marianarchy!

Intern Shrek waves to the camera while sitting behind the mic at Dogwater Studios.

Shrek – He’s Just Happy To Be Here

Thanks for listening to another week of us getting drunk with our friends and thanks to Shrek for being hilarious. Life is short and we love ya, Reno.

Huckleberry Road – Self Titled

S8 E6

Hi, Reno! Welcome to the Worst Little Podcast! This week Rory, Nick, and Dogwater Dick are hosting the show, featuring Reno country duo, Huckleberry Road! Robbie and Anthony sat down with us to talk murder songs, marketing, and the Flying Spaghetti Monster. And there’s music! Press play!

Anthony Vairetta of Reno country band Huckleberry Road posing with his guitar and smiling for the camera.

Anthony Vairetta- Lead Guitar Back up Vox

 

Robbie James of Reno country band Huckleberry Road laughing while holding his guitar at Dogwater Studios.

Robbie James- Lead Vox, Guitar

Huckleberry Road is an American Country group with rock and traditional country music roots formed by Robbie James and Anthony Vairetta of Sil Shoda. Listen up to hear how they transitioned from a well known hard rock band to Reno country staples.

If you listened to the show you heard our call for murder songs. We aren’t kidding! I think… Regardless, send in your stuff. We will make that Reno murder song compilation happen. Thanks again to Huckleberry Road for hanging out with us this week. Check in next week for Cowboy Indian!

There’s a ton of cool shit happening this weekend in the Biggest Little City. Here’s Kim’s picks:

Thursday – SWIGS/Snailmate/Coolzey/Weapons of Mass Creation/Night Rooms at Shea’s. 7PM 21+ $6

Friday – LIT at NITE: Bad Romance a hot mess of poetry performances, music, debauchery and fundraising to benefit the Spoken Views Collective. Suggested donation of $3-$5 at the door will help send SVC youth and adult SLAM teams to represent Reno and northern Nevada at regionals and finals. 8PM at Headquarter’s Bar. 21+

Saturday – Skate Jam 2018: Round 5 at Jub Jub’s. Check out local favorites Vampirates and Prince Robot, along one of my favorite bands from Sacramento, Knocked Down, and much much more!

We’ll see you out there, Reno. Thanks for listening!

Late For Rent – The Kids Are Alright

S8 E5

Hello and welcome to another episode of your least favorite podcast! This week we have newcomers Late For Rent in the studio. We had the best time hanging out with Elleanor, Travis, and Michael this week. DAMN were they good.  Listen up to hear some minds actually being blown, some faces being melted, and to hear what’s coming up for the excellent folks who are Late For Rent. We’ve got deep, nerdy secrets, a cameo from a certain special former intern, and some kick ass storage unit metal.

Elleanor smiling for the camera while holding her guitar in the recording studio for the Worst Little Podcast.

Elleanor – Guitar/Vocals

 

Michael from Reno garage metal band Late For Rent posing with his drum kit at Dogwater Studios recording for the Worst Little Podcast.

Michael – Drums

 

Travis from Reno garage metal band Late For Rent holding his bass in the studio recording the Wrost Little Podcast.

Travis – Bass

Late For Rent knows their rock & roll, channeling bands like Cracker, Pavement, Fugazi, and Rush. I highly recommend seeing them live ASAP. Late For Rent is Elleanor Burke – Guitar, Vocals, Production/Engineering, Travis Rubio – Bass, Michael Maxwell – Drums.

Thanks so much to Late For Rent for spending their Monday night with us. We can’t wait to see where they go from here!

Go see some live music this weekend, Reno. Check out Kim’s picks:

Thursday – Get your metal on with Krashkarma/Qarin/ American Slacker Society/ Hellpig play at Shea’s this Thursday at 8PM 21+

Friday – Head to Headquarters for Reno’s best emo night, Drink-182 <3 HQ 7PM 21+

Saturday – Motel District – A Night of Debauchery with Music by DJ Peachsprite, Yung Milkcrate, Pink Awful, and Skew Ring at the Holland Project!

Beyond – Next Thursday, Feb 22nd, catch SWIGS/Snailmate/Coolzey/Weapons of Mass Creation/Night Rooms at Shea’s!

Thanks for listening to this week’s podcast. Make sure to look us up on Facebook and Instagram to stay updated on local happenings. If you would like to book your band on the show or you have something cool you think we should be promoting, hut us up! Don’t forget that when you support our Patreon you’re helping preserve Reno music history. Thanks so much for all your donations and continued support! Tune in next week for some sweet country tunes from Huckleberry Road!

Bat Country – This Shit’s Just DIY

S8 E3

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!

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