Straight to Amp

Straight to Amp
Straight to Amp is a podcast and website created to give back to our favorite music scene. Our mission is simple: revitalize the local music scene by bringing more people to shows. We firmly believe that Manitoba produces some of the best musicians in the world. Period. To back this up, we showcase local music and the artists behind it all. Join us and witness amazing music straight from across Manitoba and chatter about being music fans in Winnipeg.

14 - Proper Operation
Jan 28, 2019 • 43 min
We rang in the new year by sitting down with Jordan and Rene from Proper Operation. Find’em & follow them on: Facebook, Instagram, SoundCloud and Bandcamp
13 - Atlaas
Dec 30, 2018 • 51 min
We’re joined by the charming Heather Thomas of Atlaas and chit-chat about summer festivals, growing up with music and their self-titled album. Listen to Atlaas on Bandcamp Follow Atlaas on Instagram Find more episodes on
12 - Fozzy
Nov 26, 2018 • 15 min
Check out this very special episode where Fozzy lead Singer and WWE Superstar Chris Jericho discusses his memories of Winnipeg and Fozzy’s upcoming show at the Burton Cummings Theatre. Get tickets here:…
11 - Ex Omerta
Nov 20, 2018 • 59 min
Check out our interview with Ex Omerta! Find them on the internets Check out the featured track “Sink In” on Youtube:…
10 - House Handshake
Oct 7, 2018 • 71 min
A house full of love, laughter & talented musicians known as House Handshake´╗┐ sat down with us and told us their story. Listen to our interview with them and learn the true meaning of family.…
9 - Silence Kit
Sep 30, 2018 • 56 min
Grunge/Alt-Rockers Silence Kit has spent the summer gearing up for the release and tour of their newest EP “Kitty Kitty”. Check out our interview with this handsome foursome and a track from their new single…
8: Colour By Numbers
Jul 26, 2018 • 39 min
DC and Alex are joined by Jared Adams from the pleasantly nerdy “Colour by Numbers” talking about their upcoming tour. Find’em and follow’em on:…
7 - The Village Idiots
Jun 29, 2018 • 50 min
We sat down with Rylie Saunders from The Village Idiots at the home of the (in)famous “Live @ the Rosyln”. Follow & Support what they do: Also check out their…
6 - The Sturgeons
May 30, 2018 • 49 min
Derek and Alex sit down in our new studio space with Luke and Cal from The Sturgeons discussing their upcoming CD release, festivals, and so much more. Support the Band:…
5 - Jet Set Satellite
May 16, 2018 • 72 min
We’re joined by Trevor Tuminski from Jet Set Satellite to discuss the past and future. Facebook Event for Toba Rock Fest 2018: Jet Set Satellite Facebook Page:…
Straight to Amp Playlists - The Bloodshots and Look North
May 3, 2018 • 8 min
Playlist for the week of 2018 APR 30: Song 1: “Breaking Down” by The Bloodshots Song 2: “Rock Bottom” by Look North Check out the Bloodshots EP album “The Bloodshot!” on iTunes: and follow the…
4 - The LJT Show (pt. 2)
Mar 27, 2018 • 33 min
The second half of our interview with mr. Luke Jacob Thiessen. Support the Music: Facebook: @lukejacobthiessen
3 - The LJT Show (pt. 1)
Mar 14, 2018 • 28 min
A good friend of the Podcast, Luke Jacob Thiessen debuts as our very first guest. It’s only fitting that we named the episode after him. Check out the new single by “The Boy and the Sea” at the end of the episode! Check out “The Boy and the Sea”:…
2 - Bumping around St. Boniface
Mar 7, 2018 • 58 min
Derek and Alex checked out shows at The New Club St. B and Le Garage Café one chilly January in St. Boniface