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, August 10, 2018

Bert Johnson / Capital Public Radio

Insight Music: Drop Dead Red / POOR Majesty / Sun Valley Gun Club / Honyock

Drop Dead Red, POOR Majesty, Sun Valley Gun Club and Honyock join us to tell us about their music and perform live in studio.


  • Bert Johnson / Capital Public Radio

    Drop Dead Red Tells A ‘Cautionary Tale’ On ‘AirRaid’

    Drop Dead Red frontwoman Carly DuHain and her bandmates Coday Anthony, Stephen Hendry and Gabe Aiello share the inspiration behind “AirRaid.”

  • Andrew Nixon / Capital Public Radio

    POOR Majesty Speaks Out About Gentrification On ‘Broadway’

    POOR Majesty shares new music from his solo project and raps about gentrification in the Oak Park neighborhood of Sacramento.

  • Bert Johnson / Capital Public Radio

    Sun Valley Gun Club Reflects On ‘Time’ And Loss

    Punk and alt-country infused indie band Sun Valley Gun Club debuts music from “The Water, The Stars.”

  • Bert Johnson / Capital Public Radio

    Honyock Builds ‘El Castillo’ One Riff At A Time

    Psychedelic indie rock band Honyock debuts music from “El Castillo.”

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

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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

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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.