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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700

June 23, 2022 00:46:33
WR700: KEN mode

WR700: KEN mode

Whoa! 700 episodes! Who knew this podcast would make it this far? This one's a banger, as the kids say. It's an interview with KEN mode frontman Jesse Matthewson, in which we talked about the long-running Winnipeg noise rockers' upcoming eighth LP, “Null” — part of a two-album arc.This conversation also touches on the band becoming a four-piece after decades as a trio (adding Kathryn Kerr on sax/synth), being involved in the business side of music, finding ways to enjoy performing again, 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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699

June 20, 2022 00:45:49
WR699: Robb Nash

WR699: Robb Nash

Robb Nash is much more than just a guy in a rock band — he’s also a motivational speaker, and a passionate mental health advocate known for his work in Canadian schools.We talked about the impact of the pandemic on his advocacy work, the Robb Nash Project’s new album — and how his music ties into to his public persona — 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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698

June 16, 2022 00:52:19
WR698: Tetyana Haraschuk

WR698: Tetyana Haraschuk

With a long-awaited Jazz Winnipeg gig June 17, drummer and composer Tetyana Haraschuk is playing her first local show since the release of her excellent debut album last year.We talked about her new sounds and textures, the prospect of performing live at Cinematheque, gaining inspiration from her origins in Ukraine and current home base of Spain, and much more! Need more Tetyana Haraschuk? Check out episode #630 from 2021! 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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697

June 13, 2022 00:38:38
WR697: Dog Dad Posse

WR697: Dog Dad Posse

I caught up with BC (via Toronto via Winnipeg) rapper Dog Dad Posse to talk about his upcoming material (including contributions from a number of local Manitoba artists), his ultra-DIY West Hawk Tapes label, linking up with producers as far away as Nigeria, and much more. This episode features music by Dog Dad Posse and collaborators, including Canadian acts Strawberry Shorttemper, Percy Piffus and T-Bai, as well as King Lxcx and Diabxlical Kay from South Africa, and CE Savage and DG Woks from Nigeria! Need more Dog Dad Posse? Check out episode #604 from 2021. 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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696

June 09, 2022 00:46:24
WR696: Jocelyn Gould

WR696: Jocelyn Gould

Juno-winning jazz guitarist, vocalist and educator Jocelyn Gould is about to release “Golden Hour”, the follow-up to her acclaimed debut LP.We talked about the new record (which is great), the accompanying tour of Canadian jazz festivals, her upcoming gig at the Albert and the idea of bringing jazz to unconventional venues, 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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695

June 06, 2022 00:44:35
WR695: Nelson Little

WR695: Nelson Little

I had a great conversation with country singer-songwriter Nelson Little about his new single, “High Road”, his musical origins and coming to Winnipeg's music scene from outside the Perimeter, creating daily content during the pandemic, 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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