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 31, 2018

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Insight Music: Topograf / Fashionista Boyfriend / Animals In The Attic / Sparks Across Darkness

Topograf, Fashionista Boyfriend, Animals in the Attic and Sparks Across Darkness bring us the perfect road trip songs to send us into Labor Day Weekend on this month's Insight Music.


  • Topograf Chases Dreams Of Music And Marriage On ‘Colors EP’

    Nick Brunner

    Indie electronic duo Kevin and Alyssa Stefenesceu perform new music from their debut “Colors EP.”

  • Bert Johnson / Capital Public Radio

    Fashionista Boyfriend Travels Far With His ‘Atlas’ on ‘TONAL EP’

    Cody Drabble

    Fashionista Boyfriend debuts new music from his latest release “TONAL EP.”

  • Bert Johnson / Capital Public Radio

    Animals In The Attic Go Wild On ‘Naked In Public Part 2’

    Cody Drabble

    Sacramento chillwave band Animals in the Attic released their new record “Naked In Public Part II” this month.

  • Bert Johnson / Capital Public Radio

    Sparks Across Darkness Opens Up His Curiosity Cabinet On ‘Obscura’

    Cody Drabble

    Hip hop artist Sparks Across Darkness performs with his band Monsters and Thieves with new music from his debut album “Obscura.”

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

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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

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.