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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Last Friday each month, 9 a.m. and 7 p.m.
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LATEST SHOW | Friday, November 30, 2018

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Insight Music: So Much Light / Lillian Frances / Topograf / POOR Majesty

So Much Light, Lillian Frances, Topograf and POOR Majesty join us to talk about their upcoming shows, new music, artistic identity and more.

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  • Jonathan Ayestas / Capital Public Radio

    So Much Light On Their Eclectic Sound And Elk Grove Roots

    Elk Grove based band So Much Light share their new EP ahead of a free show on Dec. 6.

  • Andrew Nixon / Capital Public Radio

    Getting To Know Lillian Frances, The Woman Behind The Synthesizer

    Davis synth pop artist Lillian Frances first caught our eye when she entered into NPR's Tiny Desk Concert earlier this year.

  • On Music And Marriage With Indie Duo Topograf

    Kevin and Alyssa Stefenesceu released their first EP in August as indie electronic duo Topograf.

  • Andrew Nixon / Capital Public Radio

    POOR Majesty On New Album, Artistic Identity As Sacramento MC

    Rapper and producer Poor Majesty joins us to talk about his upcoming album and his identity as an artist.

Friday, December 29, 2017

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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

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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

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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

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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.