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Interludes: Fall 2015

October 9, 2015 | Nick Brunner

From Aphex Twin, to Earl Sweatshirt to Henry Mancini, here's the latest batch of music you hear between stories and programs on CapRadio.

Chrissie Hynde: 'I'm Just Telling My Story'

October 7, 2015

The Pretenders founder discusses her new memoir, Reckless: My Life as a Pretender. The book is about her life as a musician; "the rest of me," she says, "isn't really up for grabs."

If The Floor's A-Rockin', Just Keep A-Bouncin'

September 29, 2015

Portland's Crystal Ballroom has one of the few remaining spring-loaded dance floors in the country. It's put a spring in the step of jitterbuggers, Grateful Dead fans and EDM dancers alike.

Cody Drabble / Capital Public Radio

Win Tickets To TBD Fest 2015

September 14, 2015

TBD Fest is next weekend. We're giving two three-day passes to the festival in West Sacramento's bridge district.