Category Archives: Band Interview

Episode 19: The Sam Chase

Here’s episode 19 with The Sam Chase! San Francisco native Sam Chase and I had a great conversation before his solo acoustic show at The Saint in Reno on January 28th. He is currently on a west coast solo acoustic … Continue reading

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Episode 18: Franc Friday

Here’s episode 18 with Franc Friday! Franc Friday has been creating hip hop music since 2012. Originally from Boulder City NV, he moved to Reno and started performing with friend and local band Bazooka Zoo. He has since created his … Continue reading

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Episode 17: Dankjewel

Here’s episode 17 with Davey Alastair from the band Dankjewel! Dankjewel is a five-piece psych rock band from Reno, NV consisting of members Alex Korostinsky, Aaron Chiazza, Danny Lennon, Davey Alastair and Paul Curatolo. I got the chance to have … Continue reading

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Episode 16: Elephant Rifle

Here’s episode 16 with Elephant Rifle! Elephant Rifle is a noise rock/post rock/hardcore band from Reno consisting of members Brad Bynum (vocals), Clint Neuerburg (guitar), Mike Mayhall (bass) and Mike Young (drummer). Most of the band stopped by last week … Continue reading

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Episode 15: City Wolves

Here’s episode 15 with City Wolves! City Wolves stopped by last week and we had a great conversation about their music and how they’ve grown as a band over the three years they’ve been together in Reno. Consisting of members … Continue reading

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Words with Joe Casey from Protomartyr

All Independent Reno Podcast interview with Joe Casey from Protomartyr. The link above is an interview with Joe Casey from the band Protomartyr. Though it is not a podcast, it is a transcription of our conversation. Unfortunately the audio recording … Continue reading

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Episode 14: Damien Jurado

Here’s episode 14 with Damien Jurado! Damien Jurado played a solo acoustic show in Reno on October 23rd at Holland Project with Tenlons Fort. Damien is currently on tour for his album Visions of Us on the Land which was … Continue reading

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Episode 13: Elspeth Summers

Here’s episode 13 with Elspeth Summers! Elspeth stopped by the studio recently and we had a great conversation about her music and her self-produced album Round & Round. Elspeth performed the following songs live in the studio at the end … Continue reading

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Episode 12: Bleached

Here’s episode 12 with Bleached! I got a chance to talk with the band after they played at The Saint in Reno. Here’s a little info about the band that I lifted from their Wikipedia page: Bleached are an American … Continue reading

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Episode 11: Surf Curse

Here’s episode 12 with Surf Curse! Surf Curse is a two piece band formed in Reno NV consisting of drummer / singer Nick Rattigan and guitarist / singer / Jacob Rubeck. They used to live in Reno, but now they … Continue reading

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Episode 10: The Coathangers

Here’s episode 10 with The Coathangers! The Coathangers are a three piece rock ‘n’ roll band from Atlanta GA signed with Suicide Squeeze Records. They are currently on tour of their 5th studio album Nosebleed Weekend. LA Witch and The … Continue reading

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Episode 9: Alec Ounsworth – Clap Your Hands Say Yeah

Here’s episode 9 with Alec Ounsworth! Alec Ounsworth from the band Clap Your Hands Say Yeah stopped by my garage after playing a solo acoustic house show in Reno, NV at the 7th Street Station. We talked about his tour … Continue reading

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Episode 8: Jake Houston and Drea Ballard

Here’s episode 8 with Jake Houston and Drea Ballard from Jake Houston and the Royal Flush! The Royal Flush consists of Jake Houston (Lead Vocal, Rhythm Guitar), Drea Ballard (Lead Guitar, Backing Vocals), Ivan Gates (Bass, Backing Vocals), and David … Continue reading

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Episode 7: People with Bodies

Here’s episode 7 with People with Bodies! People with Bodies is  Fil Corbitt and Kent Christian Irwin. These guys have been in a lot of great Reno bands and Fil has a great podcast you should check out called Van … Continue reading

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Episode 6: Car Seat Headrest

Here’s episode 6 interview with Car Seat Headrest! We had a conversation with these guys at The Holland Project before their show on 3-30-16. Originally from Leesburg VA, United States, currently based out of Seattle, WA. Begun as a solo … Continue reading

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Episode 5: Joan and the Rivers

Here’s episode 5 with Joan and the Rivers. Joan and the Rivers are a 3 piece band from the California bay area. Eric on Guitar/Vocals, Mike on Bass and Caleb on drums. These guys stopped in the garage and played … Continue reading

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Episode 4: The Reno Sessions

Here’s episode 4 with David Ware and Ford Corl from The Reno Sessions! The Reno Sessions combines audio production and videography to creatively document the diverse and ever growing Reno music scene. Check out their website at http://www.therenosessions.com This episode … Continue reading

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Episode 3: 7th Street Station

Here’s episode 3 with 7th Street Station! This week I had a great conversation with Tim Wainer from 7th Street Station who hosts house concerts in Reno NV. Hosting over 50 shows featuring artists such as Alex Ounsworth of Clap … Continue reading

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Episode 2: Failure Machine

Here’s episode 2 with Failure Machine! Here’s a few words about the band: “Soul, baby. Failure Machine has somehow channeled the ghosts of late great soul/R&B artists, dirtied them up (in a good way) electrified them. A grungier Sam Cooke, … Continue reading

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Episode 1: Spectre Records

Here’s episode 1 with Michelle and Gabe from Spectre Records! We had a great conversation with local Reno record store owners Michelle Haas-Torres and Gabriel Torres. Spectre Records offers new and used vinyl, tapes, and CDs in Reno. Find them … Continue reading

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