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Del Barber

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WR613: Del Barber

Witchpolice Radio

It's a wide-ranging conversation with singer-songwriter Del Barber — his third appearance on the podcast in as many years.Del is getting set to release a new record of b-sides, so we talked about revisiting old songs, the prairies, humility in creativity… and went on some interesting tangents that you’ll have to tune in to hear for yourself. 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!

1hr 16mins

9 Aug 2021

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Episode 64- Early Season Whitetail Success with Del Barber

Panoramic Outdoors

The Panoramic Outdoors Podcast welcomes Del Barber to the show for a second time. Del is musician/songwriter by trade but also follows a deep passion for the outdoors. On this episode Del pursues a trophy whitetail and has some incredible experiences throughout the journey, along with a mixed bag of emotions. Del's Website: https://www.delbarber.com/ Del's Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/delbarber/?hl=en

2hr 24mins

2 Nov 2020

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Episode 79: Del Barber- Bowhunting Unknowns & Why They Make Time In The Woods So Enjoyable

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RELATED ARTICLES & WEBSITES:Del Barber - Instagram - Facebook - Apple Music - YouTubeBarber Hits The Right Notes For Trout, Music, Pike And WalleyePrarie Chronicler Del Barber“Big Smoke”“Lucky Prairie Stars”

1hr 26mins

1 Oct 2020

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Interview - Del Barber chats about his great new album "Easy Keeper"

Folk Roots Radio... with Jan Hall

Manitoba singer-songwriter Del Barber released a wonderful new album this year -  the Americana flavoured "Easy Keeper". Four years in the making, this album really packs a punch. 11 great songs, that are at times deeply personal, and yet at others, quite celebratory. A renowned storyteller in song, Del Barber has produced five critically acclaimed albums and been nominated for JUNO Awards, Western Canadian Music Awards, and Canadian Folk Music Awards. Easy Keeper was predominantly recorded in Manitoba, and produced by Del Barber with Grant Siemens (Corb Lund, Tom Russell), with Bill Western on pedal steel, Bernie Thiessen on bass and Ivan Burke on drums  with Geoff Hilhorst​ (​Leeroy Stagger​, ​The Deep Dark Woods​) on keys, and ​Jeremy Rusu (Rosie & The Riveters​, ​Red Moon Road​) on accordion. For more information about the music of Del Barber, visit https://delbarber.com. Music: Del Barber, "Dancing In The Living Room", "Louise" and "Easy Keeper" from "Easy Keeper" (2019, Acronym Records).


10 Dec 2019

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22. Del Barber Interview

COUNTRY-Country Music

While nursing pretty nice hangovers from going to his show the night before, Andrew and Sean sit down with Del Barber and his steel/guitar player Ryan Funk at the Country-Country head quarters and chat about his music and just country music in general. Del has been a staple of the Canadian Country and Americana scene for years and recently Rolling Stone named his song "Everyday Life" one of the "10 Best Country Songs to Hear Now". (Go check it out!) It was a fun conversation, but please excuse the ice clinking around in their Caesars...they were necessary for everyone's functionality.

1hr 1min

19 Nov 2019

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Episode 32- Fly Fishing, Hunting and Music with Del Barber

Panoramic Outdoors

Tristan and Chase are joined in house by Del Barber. Del is well known by his music career as a country/folk singer originally from Winnipeg Manitoba. He is also a prolific fly fisherman and all round outdoorsman.

1hr 59mins

20 Oct 2019

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Episode 468 - feat. Del Barber & More New Releases

Folk Roots Radio... with Jan Hall

Manitoba singer-songwriter Del Barber joins us on Episode 468 of Folk Roots Radio to chat about his fabulous new Americana flavoured album “Easy Keeper”. Easy Keeper may be the best thing Del Barber has ever done, although we are talking about an artist who has already been nominated for two Junos. A fine album, from a performer at the top of his game and a great interview - we do hope you’ll stay with us to check it out. As usual, we wrap up the episode with some more of the latest new releases and this time we include great songs from Zachary Lucky, Ian & Sylvia, Don Brownrigg, Madison Galloway, Graham Lindsey, Caroline Spence, Susan Gibson and Lynne Hanson. Photo: Josy Senft. Check out the full playlist on the website: https://folkrootsradio.com/folk-roots-radio-episode-468-feat-del-barber-more-new-releases/


19 Oct 2019

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WR418: Del Barber

Witchpolice Radio

Guest Del Barber twitter twang Del Barber (@delbarberino) | Twitter "Easy Keeper" - Del Barber's New Album! by Del Barber —Kickstarter Prairie singer-songwriter Del Barber is about to release a fantastic new album, Easy Keeper, which is the culmination of a rollercoaster few years that saw him forced to kickstart his career from scratch after a decade of building it up. We talk about his descriptive, sincere storytelling, his new perspective on the music business, finding peace with his place in the world, and much, much more. This is only Del’s second appearance on the podcast, but he’s already one of my favourite guests in the podcast’s long history. This episode is brought to you by our friends at The Park Theatre, who are hosting the second annual Manitoba Podcast Festival Sept. 29. It’s also brought to you by Trevor Fisher of Way2Wealth Management, a local Certified Financial Planner who can help you start planning your financial independence. Call him at 204-471-3011 or email him at trevor@way2wealth.ca to get your finances on the right track today! Also, check out the brand new single, “Ole Hoe Down” by country rocker (and past Witchpolice guest) Chris Micheal!


15 Sep 2019

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WR300: Del Barber

Witchpolice Radio

Guest Del Barber twitter twang Del Barber (@delbarberino) | Twitter "Easy Keeper" - Del Barber's New Album! by Del Barber —Kickstarter It’s our milestone 300th episode, and who better to have as a guest than alt-country/folk singer-songwriter Del Barber? Del has easily been the most-requested guest over the past few years, by local musicians and listeners alike, and he didn’t disappoint. This refreshingly candid interview goes deep on Del’s record label struggles, his 2016 album of hockey songs, and his decision to go DIY with the upcoming “Easy Keeper”, which recently reached its crowdfunding goal. We also talk about the sincerity of his songwriting style and much more! Thanks to everyone who has supported the podcast thus far. Thanks to our supporters, we can keep churning out interviews twice a week! If you like the show, please head down to patreon.com/witchpolice, and for as little as $1 a month, you can help keep the lights on! This episode is brought to you by our friends at the Park Theatre, who have a whole calendar of great upcoming shows. Check it out their website for more details!


14 Jul 2018

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Del Barber is an Easy Keeper


The first time I hung out with songwriter extraordinaire Del Barber was back in 2005 when he drove me from Calgary, Alberta to Winnipeg, Manitoba. I fell asleep almost immediately after he turned the ignition, waking hours later confused and unsure which Canadian prairies we were in the middle of. Del told me I snored. I apologized. He said he didn’t mind. The only other conversation I remember from that drive was about the sacredness of wine in various religious traditions. This would be the first of many long stretches on the highway together. This was back in the days when I believed ol Robert Keen that ‘the road goes on forever and the party never ends’. In 2015 when I heard one of my favorite songwriters, Del Barber, was going to be playing the fabled SXSW music festival in Austin, Texas--I knew I had to be there. So, I called up my pal Del Barber to see if he would have any time to bounce around Austin between shows if I made the drive from Albuquerque. He said he would, and even secured me a free pass to the festival. With spirits high, I told my wife about my upcoming travels plans to go hear Del play. Coolly, she responded, ‘that would be fine--if you want to miss the birth of our first child.’ Del Barber writes songs that walk around with you, tells stories about your past or is it your future, he pulls back the curtain on the mystery of being human for few minutes while you catch your breath. Del Barber is a Juno award nominee and winner of other music awards that are likely propping open a porch door somewhere. It’s not that Del wouldn’t be grateful for the prestige, he would be and probably is, but he’s just too grounded to make a fuss over such accolades. In our conversation today, Del and I cover the music and books that shape him, why it’s even more important to live out a dream once you are a parent, how when we were first friends I gave him a test to see if he would understood the wise words of Greg Brown, his connection with the prairie and city landscapes, and his upcoming 5th studio album ‘Easy Keeper’. ‘Easy Keeper’ is the first album that he’s reached out to his community of fans to help raise the resources to fund a record. Since I am a card-carrying member of that community of fans, I urge you to pledge some of your hard-earned dollars to support an independent artist such as Del Barber and so you can get your own copy of his upcoming album ‘Easy Keeper’. When the album drops, you’ll thank me. So there are a couple of ways you can get your mitts on a copy of ‘Easy Keeper’, by going over to Del's Kickstarter or by going to the show notes for this episode at Contemplify.com. Follow Del Barber on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter and DelBarber.com.

1hr 1min

26 Jun 2018