Insight Music

CapRadio's monthly 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, 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.


  • Petaluma Band Photo / Courtesy

    Petaluma Shares Secrets Of How To Grow A Band

    Cody Drabble

    Petaluma joined the Sacramento music scene in 2016 with their self-titled album. They performed in the Insight studio and share observations about growing the band.

  • Write or Die Band Photo / Courtesy

    The Inspiration For Write Or Die's Politically Conscious Music

    Jen Picard

    Autumn Sky returns to Insight to share new music with her band Write Or Die from their Scream of Consciousness EP and forthcoming full-length album.

  • Christopher Fairman's Album Cover For "Oakland" / Courtesy

    Oakland Is The Muse For Christopher Fairman

    Chris Remington

    Sacramento singer-songwriter Christopher Fairman shares his new album with a full band.

  • TYCHO (Scott Hansen) / Courtesy

    Tycho On Their Sacramento Roots

    Chris Remington

    Scott Hansen and Zac Brown of the Grammy-nominated band Tycho returned to Sacramento for a concert at the Golden1 Center opening for the XX.

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.

Friday, July 28, 2017

Insight Music: Contemporary Classical In Sacramento

What is the sound of contemporary classical music? Insight Music explores that question through three very different groups.

Friday, June 30, 2017

Jonathan Ayestas / Capital Public Radio

Pop Goes Sacramento: Conversations With Emerging Artists

Hey, Listen! host Nick Brunner takes us through an eclectic mix of artists that made Sacramento their home. From "sadboi hip-hop" to deep spiritual connections to nature, Hobo Johnson, So Much Light and Hannah Mayree are June's Insight Music artists.

Friday, May 26, 2017

Jazz And Swing, Traditional Or Contemporary, Right At Home In Sacramento

CapRadio's new, monthly showcase of the music and musicians that make up our region's vibrant and diverse scene debuts with the focus on jazz and the festival that's been promoting it for more than four decades.