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BLUNDERBUSST – Not About That Bass

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S8 E14

Podcasting live from the recent, sweaty past, we’re bringing you the power trio from Carson, our friends Blunderbusst! It has been six whole years since they have graced our humble studio and they’re bringing a heavy dose of nostalgia and kick ass tunes. This week we’re talking clown Elvis’s, hamburger hands, and sweet, sweet practice holes! Press play for this podcast EXCLUSIVE from Blunderbusst!

There were no interns this week so Kim had to do all the heavy lifting. And by heavy lifting I mean beers and conversation! Kim’s adventures this week consisted of clowning around with a clown Elvis impersonator and turning 35! Here’s proof that Clownvis exists! Come back, Clownvis!

Clown Elvis at Sheas

CLOWNVIS – If I can get Clownvis to come back to Reno, Rory will buy me a baby! “Why is a baby a currency, Rory? What happened to buying a girl a drink?” – Carolyn

 

Reno band Blunderbusst posing at Dogwater Studios.

Blunderbusst – Jen Scaffidi ~ Carolyn Gates ~ Carson Cessna

Blunderbusst is Jen Scaffidi, Carolyn Gates, and Carson Cessna. We’re waiting with baited breath for upcoming show dates. Worst Little Podcast Listeners will be some of the first in the know. We hear there might be some stuff happening at Foxy Olive and St. James Infirmary soon! We loved having these three on the show again. Let’s hope it’s not another six years for the next time.

This last week was pretty epic, even by Reno standards, and next week will be more of the same! Here are Kim’s picks:

Thursday – The Ghost Town Rebellion. If you’re looking for some crazy outlaw Americana, Pignic is where you’ll find it. 21+ 8 PM As always at Pignic, no cover!

Friday – Hubcap Stealers/Drag Me Under/Pink Awful at Shea’s 21+ 9PM $6

Saturday – Jesus & the Dinosaurs//Slutzville//Prince Robot//Heterophobia at Shea’s 21+ 8PM $6

Sunday – The Sam Chase & The Untraditional, Gina Rose, Spike McGuire 21+ 8PM

Beyond – Mark your calendars May 4th for the first ever 24HR Make-A-Thon at the Generator! We are bringing you 24 hours of workshops, short films, and local jams to raise funds for our artist scholarships. Buy your tickets now for only $16 (they go up to $24 soon). Don’t miss out on one of the best events of the year. If you would like to volunteer for a ticket or if you’d like to be involved another way, hit Kim up ASAP! See you at the Genny!

Thanks so much to this weeks guests and for all of our listeners! We appreciate you! Let’s also take a moment to wish Jen a happy birthday! We’re all getting older but Jen just stays the same age. We’ll see you next week for 33 Black!

Alphabet Cult – Full On Reno Nostalgia

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S8 E12

Welcome to the Worst Little Podcast in the world! This week Rory, Chewy, and Dogwater Dick are in the studio with a crew of legendary Reno punks, Alphabet Cult. These guys have some serious punk cred and have been influencing music individually and with various bands in Reno for almost two decades. Click listen to hear some rad stories of Reno past, to hear about how a ray of light from the sky changed Leah’s life, to learn how not to give a high five like a dumbass, and for some great music!

Alphabet Cult is a Reno, Nv noise/stoner/artrock concoction of oldies who have been in many, many bands. They run the Intruder Alert! label. Releases here: http://dsix.bandcamp.com and https://soundcloud.com/alphabet-cult

Reno punk band Alphabet Cult hugging for a photo at Dogwater Studios.

Alphabet Cult is Cyril B. / Leah R. / Darren B.

Thanks to Alphabet Cult for spending their Monday night with us. See Alphabet Cult this weekend at Jub Jub’s for a pre Debauch-a-Reno show. Details below and here. We’ll be looking out for other upcoming shows from this punk trio.

This weekend (like always) there’s no shortage of great shows to see in the Biggest Little City. Here are Kim’s picks:

Thursday – Thursday Night Trivia at the Jungle! Head down for a chance to win sweet prizes like bar tabs and host Aubrey’s undying love. 8PM 21+ (side note – this is my new favorite!)

Friday – Goodnight, Texas LIVE at Pignic! 8PM 21+ No cover.

Punk Rock Formal Friday the 13 Version+ Shaine Ashley BDAY at Shea’s. Come see locals Prince Robot with Sac area skate punk band Knocked Down and Grass Valley punks Pug Skulls. 9PM 21+ $6/9

Saturday – Reno Vinyl Record Fair! at Jub Jub’s, Bands, Food, and more records than you can shake a stick at. Noon to 7PM. All ages. No cover.

Also at Jub Jub’s this Saturday is a Debauch-a-Reno special extra show with Sooprize Special Guests, Slab City, Midnite Snaxxx, Slow Wow 4PM to 7:30PM All Ages $10. Don’t miss this one, kids.

BASHA with Pink Awful at Lincoln Lounge 9PM 21+ No cover.

Beyond – Monday head to Shea’s for Amigo The Devil /Actors Killed Lincoln / Spike McGuire / Josiah Knight 8PM 21+ $13/$16

As always, if you see me (Kadillac Kim) out say hi! If you have events you think we should know about or if you want to be on the show, send us a message! It’s been great, Reno. Thanks for listening! See you next week when we interview the cast of Hedwig and the Angry Inch, premiering at Good Luck Macbeth on April 20th!

 

 

 

Huckleberry Road – Self Titled

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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!

Blacklisted – Still Pissing Off the Neighbors

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S8 E2

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!

 

Kanawha – Straight Outta Reno

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S7 E38

Oh hi, I didn’t see you there. Welcome to the Worst Little Podcast. We’re sorry. This week we have Reno “doom, sludge, alterno-whatever metal” band Kanawha in the studio to fill your ears with, um, doom? Kanawha has been playing shows in Reno and Tahoe since May with their debut at Marianarchy. Catch them next at the Marianarchy Winter Ball benefiting Emily Reese this weekend at Jub Jub’s! Go hear some loud desert songs and drink for a good cause (as opposed to the other reasons you drink).

Chris from Reno metal band Kanawha posing with his guitar at Dogwater Studios,

Chris – Bass

 

Tony, guitarist for Reno metal band Kanawha posing with his guitar at Dogwater Studios.

Tony – Guitar

 

Garett, drummer for Reno metal band Kanawha posing with his set at Dogwater Studios.

Garett – Drums

 

Garett, drummer for Reno metal band Kanawha posing with his set at Dogwater Studios.

More accurate Garett

 

Mark "the Adorable Hulk" sneering into the camera while recording for the Worst Little Podcast at Dogwater Studios.

Mark “the Adorable Hulk” – Vocals

This four piece is made up of Tony – guitar, Garett – drums, Chris – bass, Mark “the Adorable Hulk” – vocals.

Go like their Facebook page to stay updated on band news. I hear there’s some records coming your way soon.

This weekend the most important place to be is Jub Jub’s as we come together as a community to support Emily Reese while she battles cancer for the third time. Silent auction, raffle prizes, drink specials, AND kick ass bands. Don’t forget, Emily gets a portion of the bar so the more you drink, the more you help Emily and her family!

And there’s some other stuff happening too. Here’s a short list. See you at Jub’s this weekend, Reno!

Thursday –  First Thursday with Hellbound Glory at the Nevada Museum of Art. Grab a drink, groove to the live music, and check out the galleries. Sponsored by Barrick Gold of North America. Hosted by 100.1 The X FM Radio and Great Basin Brewing Company. Wine sponsored by Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits. 5 p.m. $10 General / FREE for museum members.

Head to Shea’s for some metal and punk from KrashKarma / Murderock/Uncle Angry/American Slacker Society this Thursday night. 21+ 8 p.m. $5/6

Loud as Folk Presents: Amnesty for Spike. Bring our boy home! Spike McGuire is in Europe and we’re banding to bring the Folk King back to the states! Join Gina RoseJohnny HarpoOlaf Vali DunaJosiah knight and your host Greg Gilmore for a night of acoustic bliss. Drink specials from Lagunitas Brewing Co. 21+8pm | $5 suggested donation will benefit Reno Little Theater

Friday – Day 1! Marianarchy Winterball 2017:a benefit for Emily Reese Friday 12/8 @ Jub Jubs Thirst Parlor. Lineup for day one:
Schizopolitans, Aversion Therapy, Vague Choir, Alphabet Cult, Pink Awful, Roxxy Collie, SWIGS, Prince Robot, Fate Awaits, Princess Bombs, the Adorables, local comedians Jenny PezDeSpencer, Nic Taro,Tim D’Ambrosio, Tyler Friend, Sara Rooker, Nick Josten, and hosts Nick Ramirez, Rory Dowd, and Elgin Alway! Late night dance party with DJ Jabberwocky!! Emily gets all door proceeds and a portion of the bar, so come ready to drink for a good cause and donate to Emily’s GoFundMe. 21+ 5 p.m.

Saturday –Day 2! Marianarchy Winterball : a benefit for Emily Reese Saturday 12/9 @ Jub Jub’s Thirst Parlor. Lineup for day two: Vampirates, Reno We Have A Problem, Kanawha, Sans Ami, Donkey Jaw, Flood Fire Death Drought, One Ton Dually, Grimtones, Voodoo Cats, Cabras Viejas, John Frederick, Max Volume, Britt Straw, Tom Plunkett, local comedians Jenny PezDeSpencer, Nic Taro, Tim D’Ambrosio, Tyler Friend, Sara Rooker, Nick Josten, and hosts Nick Ramirez, Rory Dowd, and Elgin Alway! Late night dance party with DJ Jabberwocky!! 21+ 2 p.m.

Sunday – Sunday is a day of rest, and after Marianarchy you’re going to need a rest. And probably religion. Go to church or something.

Thanks as always for listening, Reno! See you next week for John White!

 

Riptide Bandits – Never Forget

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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.

 

 

Down and Out in Reno Nevada

Hey, Reno!

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Welcome to this weeks VERY not safe for work (or anywhere, really) episode of The Worst Little Podcast! This week we’re reflecting on awkward first porn experiences with Reno hardcore band Down and Out. Come for the gay jokes and tentacle porn and stay for the music and Nathan’s phone number. Down and Out is made up of  Ian Ferriot- Vocals, Nathan Koop- Guitar\Vocals, Daryl Smith- Guitar, Colin Ferriot- Bass\Vocals, and Kyle Smith- Drums.

Nathan Koop of Reno Nevada band Down and Out at Dogwater Studio hamming it up for the camera.

Nathan Koop – Guitar/Vocals

 

Daryl Smith of Reno Nevada band Down and Out gives Worst Little Podcast two thumbs up.

Daryl “two thumbs up” Smith – Guitar

Down and Out just wrapped up recording their first EP and have recently played with Reno punk rock staples Reno, We Have a Problem and Jukebox Rebels in Fallon, as well as opening for Booze and Glory at Shea’s. Keep an eye on their Facebook and Instagram for upcoming show dates and listen in to hear a handful of the hard rocking, anger channeling tracks that were recorded live from the recent past, just for you, loyal listeners. Thanks again to Down and Out for joining us this week. Y’all are the tits. Join us next week when we welcome Trevor Snowden to the studio for more of the weekly shenanigans you have come to expect from the dedicated professionals (lol) at Worst Little Podcast.

 

Colin Ferriott of Reno Nevada hardcore band Down and Out at Dogwater Studios recording for the Worst Little Podcast.

Colin Ferriott – Bass/Vocals/Lifter of Heavy Things

 

Kyle Smith from Reno Nevada band Down and Out popped up from the drummer dungeon at Dogwater Studios to look fly as fuck in that backwards hat.

Kyle Smith – Drums

While you’re waiting for Down and Out to play another Reno show you should support your local music scene. As always there’s no shortage of live shows in Reno this weekend and lucky for you I’ve picked your best bets already so you don’t have to! Friday, June 16th see Viva Revenge. Prince Robot, and Slutsville share a stage at Jub Jub’s. Saturday is Reno’s biggest and best folk showcase, Loud As Folk (event link), with Six Mile Station and Cowboy Indian opening for Hellbound Glory (!!!). It’s at new bat time and a new bat venue (RIP Adam West), 2 p.m., June 17th at The Eddy. After Loud As Folk, take a short walk to The Basement for some indie jazz/rock with Raksha Paksha and Reno anthem singer Grace Hayes at 8 p.m. If you haven’t been to the Basement (in the old Post Office) this is the perfect chance to fix that!

Reno Nevada band Down and Out is pictured in full getting silly with Worst Little Podcast host Rory Dowd.

Anything more than a handful is a waste, right?

 

 

Ian Ferriott of Reno Nevada band Down and Out staying classy with Worst Little Podcast host Rory Dowd.

Ian Ferriott – Vocals, with Worst Little Podcast’s host with the most, Rory Dowd.

 

Go do things and don’t forget to stay classy, Reno. Or stay Reno classy. You do you.

 

Thanks for listening!

Moons Of Vega – Because It’s Cool

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Ladies and Gentlemen, boys and gurrrls,

WTF are you doing right now?

Worst Little Podcast S7 E7 – Download Link

This week we welcome Reno band Moons Of Vega to the show. This high-energy foursome consists of Bryce (bass/vocals), Bruce (First seat Guitar – yeah, right)  Chris (Proudly-Adopted-American Second Seat Guitar) , and Don (drums and smarts).

 

Moons Of Vega will be sharing the stage with Worst Little Podcast alumni Prince Robot and SoCal’s The Whining Pussy’s on April 13th at Shea’s Tavern. Be sure to catch them again at the 13th annual Marianarchy fest, May 12 & 13 @ Jub Jub’s (A benefit for Hank Sosnowski).

Also be sure to check out Jonathan Rolling and Brendon Lund at Foxy First Friday at the Foxy Olive on April 7th. The Rev has to bow out this month due to hours-buying and marriage considerations, but is sure you will be entertained by these two Reno songwriters.

Thanks for listening!

Prince Robot – Broken Things

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This week’s podcast welcomes self-described hot trash from the desert, Prince Robot. With a no-fucks-given playing style and old-skool punk rock tendencies, these (mostly) Reno natives are cutting a swath across the Reno underground music scene.

Jeff King – Voted most likely to disappoint Christina Ricci in bed.

Prince Robot is playing at one of Reno’s most infamous venues, Shea’s Tavern, on March 26th. Be sure to catch them along with Reno favorites Boss’ Daughter and New York’s own American Pinup that night. In the meantime catch them here talking about sex (I would disappoint Christina Ricci in bed too, Jeff) drugs, rock and roll, and my favorite topic, Rory’s sore wrists.

Channeling ginger rage into the mic is Lynne Carpenter.

Alex Alcantar of Prince Robot. Master of rocket science guitar wizardry.

 

Thanks for Listening!