Witchpolice Radio

Acclaimed Manitoba-centric music interview podcast. Hosted by Winnipeg journalist and massive record nerd Sam Thompson. Music talk radio, broadcasting from 2012 'til forever. DIY or die.

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November 06, 2014 01:21:09
WR099: Greek Riots

WR099: Greek Riots

For this week's episode, Sam wandered into the wilds of Westwood to record Winnipeg indie rockers **[Greek Riots](http://www.facebook.com/greekriotsmb)** on location from their jamspace. The fellers discussed the band's new EP, _[Cavalier](http://greekriots.bandcamp.com/),_ being released Nov. 8 at the Cavern, and songs that relate to the randomly-generated "pool" theme. ...

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98

October 30, 2014 01:12:02
WR098: Jared McKetiak / Grant Partridge

WR098: Jared McKetiak / Grant Partridge

For our second annual live on UMFM episode, we were joined in the **[UMFM](http://www.umfm.com/)** studio on Oct. 20 by station manager **Jared McKetiak** and board game designer ( _[Vulture Culture](https://www.facebook.com/vulturegame)_ ) **[Grant Partridge](http://bluetshirt.ca/xxl/)**. This episode’s randomly-generated theme word was “gargantuan”. Congratulations to UMFM for another successful Pledge-O-Rama event! ...

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October 23, 2014 01:26:43
WR097: Michael Elves

WR097: Michael Elves

We’re in the middle of [**UMFM**](http://www.umfm.com/)’s annual Pledge-O-Rama week, so we talked to the station’s program director (and [host ](http://www.umfm.com/programming/programgrid/371/)of[multiple](https://www.umfm.com/programming/programgrid/117/) shows), **Michael Elves** , about the importance of community radio, writing about music, defining ‘dad-rock’, and the randomly-generated “khaki” theme. If you'd like to support local campus/community radio and [make a pledge to UMFM](http://www.umfm.com/events/pledge/), check out their website to learn more and find out about the fantastic incentives they're offering this year. Don't forget to namedrop our show! Thanks to everyone who has pledged so far! ...

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96

October 16, 2014 01:19:41
WR096: Futurekids

WR096: Futurekids

Just in time for the Oct. 18 release of their _Say Goodnight to the Machines_ CD, we have all four members of local indie rockers **[Futurekids](http://futurekidsband.bandcamp.com/)** on the show. They perform live and help us select “Kelvin” songs. (Soon come: video and MP3 of the live stuff!) ...

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95

October 09, 2014 01:00:26
WR095: Terrorist

WR095: Terrorist

This week’s episode was recorded on-location in a ridiculously smoke-filled downtown apartment with the sometimes unemployed, sometimes homeless members of **[Terrorist](http://terroristmusic.bandcamp.com/)**. If you haven’t heard Terrorist, they’re a glorious “avant-garde powerviolence” (or grindcore or crust or “scourviolence” or whatever the latest show poster describes them as) trio with a[new digital EP](https://givepraiserecords.bandcamp.com/album/get-your-hand-out-of-there) and a [7” on the way](https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GceIUaUcyGU&feature=youtu.be). ...

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October 02, 2014 01:19:41
WR094: Royal Canoe

WR094: Royal Canoe

Coming off a 2014 Juno nomination for their critically-acclaimed _Today We’re Believers_ record and a jam-packed, festival-heavy summer of touring, Winnipeg’s **[Royal Canoe](http://www.royalcanoe.com/believers/)** are headed back out on the road before hunkering down and working on a follow-up. The group’s rhythm section — our pals **Brendan Berg **and **Derek Allard** — stopped by the basement to reminisce about old times, share road stories, and get passionate about their hometown. ...

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