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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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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715

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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714

August 11, 2022 00:43:20
WR714: Tod Hughes

WR714: Tod Hughes

Great conversation with singer-songwriter Tod Hughes, about coming back to Winnipeg after decades in Calgary, turning Park Alleys into a thriving music venue/bowling alley despite the challenges of the pandemic, playing with Slow Train Home and much more! 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, like our newest patrons, Tod Hughes (hey, whaddaya know?) and Antonio Mazza! 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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713

August 08, 2022 00:30:00
WR713: Dog Pops

WR713: Dog Pops

The guests on this episode, Dog Pops, are a new band that emerged from local (sorta) indie supergroup Marshall & Some Buddies.They’re getting set to play their first show and just released a very bird-heavy EP.We talked songs about food and animals (mostly written on the toilet), recurring dog themes, not taking yourself too seriously, the debut record, avoiding social media, and much more. 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, like our newest patron, Jeremy Jackiew (who is getting a second shoutout here because I haven't recorded the audio one yet)! 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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712

August 04, 2022 00:45:28
WR712: Vav Jungle

WR712: Vav Jungle

By popular demand… it's a conversation with a true Winnipeg original: groovy electronic pop and visual artist Eve Rice, a/k/a Vav Jungle! On this episode, we talk circuit bending, organ music, early DIY live shows, DJBeekeeni, and much more! 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, like our newest patron, Jeremy Jackiew (who will get an on-air shoutout next episode)! 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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711

August 01, 2022 00:57:59
WR711: The Quiffs

WR711: The Quiffs

There are no local bands I love more than the short-lived but glorious garage punk foursome The Quiffs.They haven’t been active in about 15 years, but I was able to get all four members back together for a podcast!We talked about learning their instruments as they went along, their outstanding — and not available anywhere online — album, the story behind “Mutant Legs”, and much more!Peppered throughout the interview (and in a big ol' chunk at the end) is their entire recorded catalogue (all ~18 minutes of it) -- the full-length and the three-song demo/EP.  YOU'RE FUCKING WELCOME 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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