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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720

September 01, 2022 00:40:36
WR720: Heavy Visions

WR720: Heavy Visions

Gabe (guitar/bass/vocals) and Mac (drums/vocals) of greasy garage rock duo Heavy Visions are on the show!Here's a conversation about being a “pandemic band”, their two demo releases, playing as a two-piece with designs on a larger lineup, and much more! Hear Heavy Visions drummer Mac on the podcast talking about past projects Mmars (#236, June 2017) and Tuff Patch (#607, July 2021). This episode brought to you by our pals at Devine Shirt Company, who have brand new Witchpolice merch in the works! Watch for that! 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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719

August 29, 2022 00:42:24
WR719: Mira Black

WR719: Mira Black

You can’t keep a Winnipegger away from the city for too long! Although she hasn’t been able to perform in town since the pandemic, Mira Black is making a return with an intimate new show, “Journey of Ashes”, on Sept. 18.Check out this conversation about the show — which blends music and spoken word — finding a new outlet on TikTok, and so much more. Want to hear more Mira? Catch her on episode 247 (Sept. 2017) and on the Acoustically Inclined episode (379, May 2019). This episode brought to you by our pals at Devine Shirt Company, who have brand new Witchpolice merch in the works! Watch for that! 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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718

August 25, 2022 00:41:07
WR718: Greg Rekus

WR718: Greg Rekus

It's the hardest working man in punk rock!There are a few people who have an all-purpose “pass” to come on the podcast anytime they have something to talk about, and one of those is folk-punk die-hard Greg Rekus.Greg is about to embark on (another) lengthy tour, kicking off with a local show at Blue Note Park on Sept. 7.We talked about his neverending adventures on the road, performing solo vs. full band, busting out of a pandemic-affected writer’s block, and much more. Want to hear more Greg? Catch him on episode 056 (Jan. 2014), 218 (Feb. 2017), and 450 (Jan. 2020). This episode brought to you by our pals at Devine Shirt Company, who have brand new Witchpolice merch in the works! Watch for that! 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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717

August 22, 2022 00:37:58
WR717: Jerry Sereda

WR717: Jerry Sereda

On this episode: a chat with award-winning Manitoba country singer Jerry Sereda!While we did talk about his new single, “Backroad Therapy” (eventually), it’s a wide-ranging conversation about crossovers between country, hip-hop, pop and beyond, being vulnerable on stage, and so much more. 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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716

August 19, 2022 00:41:22
WR716: Amanda Forest

WR716: Amanda Forest

Clarinetist and experimental/improvisational artist Amanda Forest is on the show!We talked about her new improvisational electronic project, ‘Paintchip Prompts’ (it’s rad, you should check it out), the clarinet not being the “dusty old relic” I thought it was, delving into electronic sounds during the pandemic, and much more! Now with improved audio! Huge thanks to everyone who supports the podcast on Patreon, including our newest patron, bitbitbitband! 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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August 15, 2022 00:45:37
WR715: Antonio and Giovanna Mazza

WR715: Antonio and Giovanna Mazza

We go deep into a supernaturally-inspired electro-prog concept album on this episode, talking 'Luana Moth' with its creator, Antonio Mazza and his sister, Giovanna Mazza, who sings on the record.It's a fun one, and the record is abolutely deadly. Tune in for a conversation about everything from the importance of interludes, to the daunting task of (maybe one day) performing such a complex piece of music live. 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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