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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.

Witchpolice Radio Witchpolice Radio

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    • 4.9 • 40 Ratings

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.

    WR643: Ronnie Ladobruk

    WR643: Ronnie Ladobruk

    I caught up with local guitar wizard Ronnie Ladobruk to talk about his new music, developing his vocal chops, doing session work with the likes of Fresh I.E. (for which he got a Juno nomination) and Hawksley Workman, 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!

    • 50 min
    WR642: The Noble Thiefs

    WR642: The Noble Thiefs

    Can you believe Winnipeg rock n' soul giants The Noble Thiefs — in all the years I’ve been doing this show — have never been on the podcast before?We remedied that with this conversation, as I sat down with Myron (vocals) and Riley (guitar) to talk about the band’s deadly new single and video, soul music and authenticity, navigating the weird world of streaming, 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, including our latest patron, Art Antony! 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!

    • 49 min
    WR641: Suburban Hypocrites

    WR641: Suburban Hypocrites

    I caught up with Nick Camble, frontman of local punks Suburban Hypocrites, for a new episode!We talked about the band’s lineup changes, its brand new darker, heavier full-length, starting a label (Frozen Hell Records) during a global 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, including our latest patron, Art Antony! 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!

    • 34 min
    WR640: Nic Dyson

    WR640: Nic Dyson

    I had a great conversation (as always) with singer-songwriter Nic Dyson, who just put out another outstanding record, Brain Fog!We talked about the impact of his unexpected connection with a distant cousin, about maintaining a raw, emotional sound despite studio bells and whistles, using his social media platform for good, 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!

    • 45 min
    WR639: Grotoko

    WR639: Grotoko

    Singer/songwriter/multi-instrumentalist Blue McLeod from art-rock project Grotoko is on the show!Tune in for a conversation about busking, the writing process, a long-in-the-works upcoming Grotoko record, 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!
     

    • 42 min
    WR638: Bif Naked

    WR638: Bif Naked

    I had a lovely conversation with singer, author, podcaster, activist, Winnipeg expat, and indomitable international superstar Bif Naked!Here's a chat about Bif’s upcoming record, her Winnipeg roots, using her platform for positive change, punk rock, finally getting back on tour, and so much more.
    This episode brought to you by our pals at Devine Shirt Company and the Manitoba Loud Music Awards.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!
     

    • 36 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
40 Ratings

40 Ratings

Midnight Review Presents ,

A glimpse into the Winnipeg music scene...

Hard focus on the bands and musicians that make up the Winnipeg music scene.

Also, Sam is one of the few people left in this world, that is genuinely interested in your physical album.

Mulder109 ,

winnipeg + music = witchpolice radio

if you're ever looking to discover new music from winnipeg + area, there's only one place to go: WITCHPOLICE RADIO. myself, i've found so many brilliant local musicians through the show. and with literally hundreds of episodes + counting, you're sure to happen upon your next favourite artists there too.

Geetyar ,

Best archive of the Winnipeg music scene

This is a great music podcast! I’ve learned so much about our great music scene by listening to countless episodes. He’s got a great setup and variety of all genres which I think is pretty cool. There’s something for every music lover.

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