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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101

November 19, 2014 01:29:58
WR101: Shadez

WR101: Shadez

Co-host Rob Crooks is back, joined by frequent guest Elliott Walsh for a special episode with the members of Winnipeg rap icons Shadez. With choice cuts from the group's catalogue (dating back to the early '90s) throughout, they discuss the early days of the Winnipeg hip-hop scene, their experience trying to grow their audience across Canada, and the culture shifts they've encountered along the way. ...

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100

November 12, 2014 01:07:53
WR100: Propagandhi

WR100: Propagandhi

For our 100th episode (bet you never thought we'd make it this far, did you?), we invite Propagandhi frontman, Escape Velocity Radio co-host and hockey-loving activist Chris Hannah to the blanket fort. Chris talks about the history of his band, staying true to his values and being a banger, as well as the randomly-generated "murder" theme ...

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99

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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97

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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