Insight Music

CapRadio's multimedia showcase of in-studio performances and interviews keeping you in touch our regional scene, the music and its makers.

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LATEST SHOW | Friday, May 25, 2018

Insight Music: SpaceWalker / Ideateam / Salt Wizard / Misner & Smith

SpaceWalker soars to "Divinity & Beyond." Ideateam shares "Kinetic" new album. Salt Wizard goes darker with "Creature Sounds." Misner & Smith traces their influences back to the "headwaters."

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  • Cody Drabble / Capital Public Radio

    SpaceWalker Soars To ‘Divinity & Beyond’ In A Ship Of Interstellar Beats

    Cody Drabble

    SpaceWalker shares her personal journey from moody, misunderstood teenager down a path of creativity and self-discovery.

  • Andrew Nixon / Capital Public Radio

    Ideateam Blows The Roof Off With ‘Kinetic’ New Record

    Cody Drabble

    Funk band Ideateam performs two tracks off their new album “Kinetic.”

  • Salt Wizard Explores Darker ‘Creature Sounds’

    Jen Picard

    Cody Drabble

    Indie folk band Salt Wizard released “Creature Sounds” last month to follow up their 2014 self-titled album. The band has gone through some big changes since the last record, but it’s sparking a deeper focus on musical growth.

  • Misner & Smith Trace Their Influences Back To The ‘Headwaters’

    Jen Picard

    Folk duo Sam Misner and Megan Smith debuted a new piece, “Sadie’s Song,” on Insight and explored their influences like Neil Young, Talking Heads and Patty Griffin on their album of covers, “headwaters.”

Friday, April 27, 2018

The Lique / Courtesy

Insight Music: Lillian Frances / Mino Yanci / The Lique / Joe Kye

Lillian Frances makes dreamy synth pop collages on "Timeism." Mino Yanci explores musical freedom with a jazz fusion streak. The Lique blend jazz and hip-hop for "Times Like These." Joe Kye explores his musical and cultural identity on "Migrants."

Friday, April 6, 2018

The Philharmonik / Courtesy

Insight Music: The Philharmonik Shares News Songs / Surf Noir Band Ani Maul / Sibling Duo me&you / Pregnant Performs Experimental Pop

The Philharmonik shares songs from his debut album. Surf noir band Ani Maul perform two songs from “Anxiety.” Siblings duo me&you are "Chasing Trails." Pregnant performs experimental pop held together with "Duct Tape."

Friday, February 23, 2018

Beth Ruyak / Capital Public Radio

Insight Music: Classical Pianist Lara Downes Honors Bernstein / Jazz Saxophonist Mike McMullen / Element Brass Band

Pianist Lara Downes pays tribute to Leonard Bernstein before his 100th birthday. Mike McMullen honors his mother and mentors on "Picture Book." Element Brass Band debuts a new album, "Cali Got A Brass Band."

Friday, January 26, 2018

LaTour / Courtesy

Insight Music: LaTour / Death Party At The Beach / Bru Lei / Life In 24 Frames

LaTour boogies down as a family. Death Party At The Beach surfs on new wave influences. Bru Lei explores the art of self portraits on "Selfie." Life In 24 Frames bandleader Kris Adams sings about fatherhood.

Friday, December 29, 2017

The Gold Souls / Courtesy

Insight Music: Vista Kicks / Hammond & Bafus / The Gold Souls

Vista Kicks perform tracks from "Booty Shakers Ball." Ross Hammond & Jon Bafus improvise together on "Masonic Lawn." The Gold Souls debut a new single and set their sights on a full-length album in 2018.

Friday, November 24, 2017

Beth Ruyak / Capital Public Radio

Insight Music: PRVLGS / Jolie Holland And Samantha Parton / Separate Spines

PRVLGS performs "Lift" and "Math Bossa" from their upcoming album. Jolie Holland and Samantha Parton reunite on "Wildflower Blues" years after the Be Good Tanyas ended. Separate Spines explore a full spectrum of emotion on "Cut Up The Rainbow."

Friday, October 27, 2017

Cody Drabble / Capital Public Radio

Insight Music: Jessica Malone / Andrew Castro / Blue Oaks / The Christian DeWild Band

Jessica Malone debuts music from "The Waiting Hours E.P." Andrew Castro stops by with tracks from his "Solo E.P." Blue Oaks shares "To Be Kind Is Sin." The Christian DeWild Band records a live taping for Insight Music in the CapRadio Garden.

Friday, September 29, 2017

Petaluma Band Photo / Courtesy

Insight Music: Petaluma / Write Or Die / Christopher Fairman / Tycho

Petaluma discusses recording secrets and talks about growing their band. Write Or Die discusses their politically conscious message and work on their full-length album. Christopher Fairman draws inspiration from Oakland. Tycho returns to Sacramento.

Friday, August 25, 2017

Shawn Thwaites / Courtesy

Insight Music: The Live Album

This month, Insight Music explores the best new albums and live performances from the Sacramento music scene.