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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January 10, 2022 00:42:46
WR654: Crime Cellar

WR654: Crime Cellar

Call it doomwave, Black Sabbath meets Tears for Fears, or whatever else: Crime Cellar has unleashed its debut EP on an unsuspecting Winnipeg public. Check out our conversation about the contrasts between their metal backgrounds and the new sound, the undying appeal of the ‘80s, starting out as a band through a global pandemic, and much more! This episode brought to you by our pals at Devine Shirt Company and by Gruf and Yy's new 'Mental Health Day' album on Saskatoon Folk Rap Records.Huge thanks to everyone who supports the podcast on Patreon, including our latest patron, Graham! You can help out for as little as $1 a month if you like the show and want to throw some change in the guitar case! You can also throw a one-time tip via Buymeacoffee.As always, if you like the podcast, please tell a friend or 20! Rate and review on your podcast player of choice! Word of mouth is still the main way Witchpolice Radio reaches new ears.Thanks for listening! ...

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January 05, 2022 00:43:11
WR653: Jane & Kyle

WR653: Jane & Kyle

Want a deep dive into the world of fiddle music? Here's an interview with Manitoba/Ontario duo Jane Cory and Kyle Burghout, who record and perform as Jane & Kyle.We talk about fiddle competitions, staying true to traditional/cultural sounds, their new record, and much more! This episode brought to you by our pals at Devine Shirt Company and by Gruf and Yy's new 'Mental Health Day' album on Saskatoon Folk Rap Records.Huge thanks to everyone who supports the podcast on Patreon! You can help out for as little as $1 a month if you like the show and want to throw some change in the guitar case! You can also throw a one-time tip via Buymeacoffee.As always, if you like the podcast, please tell a friend or 20! Rate and review on your podcast player of choice! Word of mouth is still the main way Witchpolice Radio reaches new ears.Thanks for listening! ...

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January 03, 2022 00:36:49
WR652: Tired Cossack

WR652: Tired Cossack

I sat down with post-punk singer-songwriter Tired Cossack to talk about the new “Hocus Pocus” record, creativity during the pandemic, drawing inspiration from Ukrainian culture and folklore, and much more! This episode brought to you by our pals at Devine Shirt Company and by Gruf and Yy's new 'Mental Health Day' album on Saskatoon Folk Rap Records.Huge thanks to everyone who supports the podcast on Patreon! You can help out for as little as $1 a month if you like the show and want to throw some change in the guitar case! You can also throw a one-time tip via Buymeacoffee.As always, if you like the podcast, please tell a friend or 20! Rate and review on your podcast player of choice! Word of mouth is still the main way Witchpolice Radio reaches new ears.Thanks for listening! ...

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December 30, 2021 00:45:26
WR651: Papa Mambo

WR651: Papa Mambo

For decades, salsa king Rodrigo Muñoz has been one of the standard-bearers for Winnipeg’s Latin music scene.We had a great chat about his 30+ years leading Papa Mambo, playing Afro-Cuban jazz with a full band vs. a stripped-down trio, tackling social media, and much more! This episode brought to you by our pals at Devine Shirt Company and by Gruf and Yy's new 'Mental Health Day' album on Saskatoon Folk Rap Records.Huge thanks to everyone who supports the podcast on Patreon! You can help out for as little as $1 a month if you like the show and want to throw some change in the guitar case! You can also throw a one-time tip via Buymeacoffee.As always, if you like the podcast, please tell a friend or 20! Rate and review on your podcast player of choice! Word of mouth is still the main way Witchpolice Radio reaches new ears.Thanks for listening! ...

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December 27, 2021 00:48:34
WR650: Ultra Mega

WR650: Ultra Mega

My old pal JD Ormond of Ultra Mega -- one of the first guests Witchpolice ever had -- is back on this episode talking about his new band's new 'Panis Angelicus' EP, long walks, the etherealness of Wolseley, and much more! This episode brought to you by our pals at Devine Shirt Company and by Gruf and Yy's new 'Mental Health Day' album on Saskatoon Folk Rap Records.Huge thanks to everyone who supports the podcast on Patreon! You can help out for as little as $1 a month if you like the show and want to throw some change in the guitar case! You can also throw a one-time tip via Buymeacoffee.As always, if you like the podcast, please tell a friend or 20! Rate and review on your podcast player of choice! Word of mouth is still the main way Witchpolice Radio reaches new ears.Thanks for listening! ...

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December 23, 2021 00:37:26
WR649: Prinport

WR649: Prinport

This episode features a conversation with post-hardcore (or whatever subgenre you feel like calling it) outfit Prinport!We talked about getting back to playing shows and the emotional catharsis of performing live, their songwriting style that can have a complete tonal switch mid-song, the origins of their weird-ass name, and much more! This episode brought to you by our pals at Devine Shirt Company and by Gruf and Yy's new 'Mental Health Day' album on Saskatoon Folk Rap Records.Huge thanks to everyone who supports the podcast on Patreon! You can help out for as little as $1 a month if you like the show and want to throw some change in the guitar case! You can also throw a one-time tip via Buymeacoffee.As always, if you like the podcast, please tell a friend or 20! Rate and review on your podcast player of choice! Word of mouth is still the main way Witchpolice Radio reaches new ears.Thanks for listening! ...

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