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February 17, 2022 00:56:59
WR665: Quinton Blair

WR665: Quinton Blair

I had a great conversation (as always) with country singer, songwriter, and now backwoods guide, Quinton Blair.We talked about shifting his focus to intimate outdoor concert/riding/camping experiences via his Woodside Outfitters project, about the challenge of songwriting during the pandemic, a pile of new music he’s been sitting on, and much more. This episode brought to you by our pals at Devine Shirt Company.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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664

February 14, 2022 00:48:22
WR664: Little Miss Higgins

WR664: Little Miss Higgins

Little Miss Higgins is a singer, songwriter, and most importantly, a storyteller.We had a great conversation about her exciting new project, The Fire Waltz — which incorporates an album (featuring a murderer’s row of local roots musicians) and a narrative podcast, all tied to a story from her personal family history.We also got into the reasons she was drawn to Winnipeg, finding musical family in the Times Change(d) scene, and much more! This episode brought to you by our pals at Devine Shirt Company.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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663

February 10, 2022 00:41:28
WR663: John Testar

WR663: John Testar

It's another Manitoba-adjacent episode: a conversation with Toronto (by way of Winnipeg, of course) solo guitarist John Testar!We talked about free improvisation vs classical training, John’s upcoming album, the difficulty defining his experimental sound, the benefits of silence, and much more! This episode brought to you by our pals at Devine Shirt Company.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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February 07, 2022 00:36:32
WR662: Paper Machetes

WR662: Paper Machetes

Here's an interview with Christy Taronno (vocals/keyboards) of alt-pop outfit Paper Machetes!We talked about the new Balancing Act EP, writing pop songs with substance, releasing a debut record during the pandemic, and much more.As you'll hear in the disclaimer at the beginning, I had a file problem, but was able to salvage Christy's side of the conversation (although mine sounds a bit rough). Still listenable, though, and a very good chat. This episode brought to you by our pals at Devine Shirt Company.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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February 03, 2022 00:33:05
WR661: Ian Krochak

WR661: Ian Krochak

When Niverville singer-songwriter Ian Krochak was last on the podcast, he was just in the process of re-launching himself as an artist after a number of years out of the game.We caught up and talked about the development of his country/roots-rock sound, tapping into creativity through the pandemic, a podcast project he’ll be launching soon, and much more.Note: This interview was a little longer than it appears here, but we had a bad connection for part of the interview (Ian was on a cell phone and there was a storm), so some of it was unusable, unfortunately. This episode brought to you by our pals at Devine Shirt Company.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 30, 2022 00:40:43
WR660: Checkered Past

WR660: Checkered Past

It's a rare excursion outside of Manitoba for a chat with Rob Piquette, one of the hosts of Checkered Past: A Ska'd Cast.We talked podcasting, the past, present and future of ska music — including, of course, his views on Winnipeg’s ska scene growing up in Alberta — and much more!It’s a departure from the usual (very Manitoba-centric) guests I have on the show, but I had a blast with Rob (and his sister and co-host Celine) last year on an episode of their show about JFK & the Conspirators, so I wanted to return the favour. This episode brought to you by our pals at Devine Shirt Company.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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