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Hosted By Nick Brunner

Weekly playlists and interviews featuring cutting edge bands and their influential roots. Whether you’re looking to start your record collection or touch up the fringes, Nick Brunner leads you through two hours of CapRadio’s curated new music mix.


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LATEST SHOW | Saturday, January 12, 2019


This week saw David Bowie's birthday and the anniversary of his death all in a year where his album Lodger turns 40. Hear a pair of cuts from that alongside the latest Sharron Van Etten, Telekinesis and Ibibio Sound Machine. Click in for the list!

Saturday, January 5, 2019

One Twenty Two

A look ahead to new albums coming in 2019. Get introduced to new music by Mattiel, LCD Soundsystem and Noname. Also snugly mixed in: Classic tracks from Morphine and Luscious Jackson. Click in for the full list.

Saturday, December 29, 2018

A New One

This week we ring in the new year by revisiting the old. Cast your minds and ears back to 2008: The year Nick Brunner first began making playlists just like this one for CapRadio. Here's to a banner 2019!

Saturday, December 22, 2018

Hey, Listen! on Holidays

Songs for and about holidays. The perfect compliment to that 10 Hours of YouTube Yule Log.

Saturday, December 15, 2018

The X in Christmas

Fine... FINE! I think I can spare a few holly-jolly tracks this late in the month. It's a lot easier when they come from Sac artists Mahtie Bush, Bru Lei and Vangloryus. Click in for that and cuts by Superchunk, Matthew Dear and Beastie Boys.

Saturday, December 8, 2018

Easy Listening Headbangers

This week has a hidden theme (even Nick didn't realize it until it was Too Late!) AND new music from Stephen Malkmus, Arctic Monkeys, Brazilian Girls, Dr. Dog and loads more. Click in for the playlist.

Saturday, December 1, 2018

Bone-uh FEE-days

Bob Mould is back with a bit of Sunshine for the dark days of winter. PLus: A cavalcade of top notch local acts with Topograf, POOR Majesty and an in-studio recording by Makebelief! Click in for the full list!

Saturday, November 24, 2018

It's Glandular

This weekend we celebrate one of the best under-heard bands you could ask for. Meet (or reintroduce yourself to) The Glands. New music from Calvin Johnson, Jon Spencer, Kero Kero Bonito too, click in!

Saturday, November 10, 2018

Paper, Money

There's a man who bends time and space to produce woozy, K-Mart pop. He's made one of our favorite records this year ... and he doesn't even exist. Meet Jerry Paper and hear new releases from St. Vincent, Deerhunter, Metric and more. Click in.

Saturday, November 3, 2018

More Like YESvember...am I...amiright?

...amiRITE? C'MON! I mean with the fall and the leaves and the time change and the things and the Charles Bradley and So Much Light, new Laura Gibson and Cat Power and on and on....c'MON!