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.


  • Episode 14 - Proper Operation

    28/01/2019 Duración: 43min

    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

  • Episode 13 - Atlaas

    31/12/2018 Duración: 51min

    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

  • Episode 12 - Fozzy

    26/11/2018 Duración: 15min

    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: Follow them on the Internet: Photo Credit:

  • Episode 11 - Ex Omerta

    21/11/2018 Duración: 59min

    Check out our interview with Ex Omerta! Find them on the internets Check out the featured track "Sink In" on Youtube: Find Past Episodes and more on

  • Episode 10 - House Handshake

    07/10/2018 Duración: 01h11min

    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.

  • Episode 9 - Silence Kit

    01/10/2018 Duración: 56min

    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

  • Episode 8: Colour By Numbers

    27/07/2018 Duración: 39min

    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: and don't forget to follow us too:

  • Episode 7 - The Village Idiots

    29/06/2018 Duración: 50min

    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 Youtube Channel for "Sunroom Sessions" and past episodes of "Live @ the Rosyln":

  • Episode 6 - The Sturgeons

    30/05/2018 Duración: 49min

    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:

  • Episode 5 - Jet Set Satellite

    17/05/2018 Duración: 01h12min

    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

    04/05/2018 Duración: 08min

    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 Bloodshots on Facebook: Check out Look North's EP Release at the GoodWill Social Club on Friday, 2018-MAY-06 ( Rock Bottom by Look North:

  • Episode 4 - The LJT Show (pt. 2)

    27/03/2018 Duración: 33min

    The second half of our interview with mr. Luke Jacob Thiessen. Support the Music: Facebook: @lukejacobthiessen

  • Episode 3 - The LJT Show (pt. 1)

    14/03/2018 Duración: 28min

    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": Check out Luke's music: and on Facebook: @lukejacobthiessen

  • Episode 2 - Bumping around St. Boniface

    08/03/2018 Duración: 58min

    Derek and Alex checked out shows at The New Club St. B and Le Garage Café one chilly January in St. Boniface