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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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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710

July 28, 2022 00:37:48
WR710: Poodle Paddle

WR710: Poodle Paddle

I had a great conversation with 'punk/indie/twee/screaming/who knows' duo Poodle Paddle, about finding the sweet spot between heavy and soft, playing house shows, changing their vibe (and number of band members!) from show to show, and the power of DIY.Stay tuned. Very cool new band. I dig. You will too. 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, Sammy D (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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709

July 25, 2022 00:36:07
WR709: Turn the Gun

WR709: Turn the Gun

I caught up with Winnipeg rap mainstays Yy and The Gumshoe Strut to talk about their upcoming concept record as Turn the Gun, the two decades since they first came on the scene with the Milch & Allegra EP, and much more! Need more Yy? Hear him on episodes 657 (2022), 466 (2020), and 042 (2013). Need more Gumshoe Strut? Hear him on episodes 510 (2020) and 120 (2015). 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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708

July 21, 2022 00:46:38
WR708: JayWood

WR708: JayWood

The new JayWood album, Slingshot, isn’t just a record — it’s meant to be a “whole-ass experience”.We talk about the album, about stepping out of comfort zones, venturing into new styles (he raps! It’s rad!) while maintaining that good ol’ JayWood sound, and much more.Love to see a guy like this getting a higher profile in Canadian music and beyond. Well-deserved, for sure. Need more JayWood? Hear him on episode 589 (2021) and episode 308 (2018)! 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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707

July 18, 2022 00:31:52
WR707: O.D.U.N.

WR707: O.D.U.N.

Versatile young artist O.D.U.N. blends afrobeats, hip-hop, dancehall and more in his ‘afro-rap’ sound.We talked about his DIY hustle, finding audiences in Winnipeg, rapping in Yoruba, 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! 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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