Hey, Listen!

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.


Saturday, 8 p.m. - 10 p.m.
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LATEST SHOW | Saturday, October 13, 2018

Long Song Singalong

It's the triennial post-fund drive Long-Song-Exhaustathon! It's time to enjoy some extended cuts by LCD Soundsystem, David Bowie, Sharon Van Etten, Reggie Watts, James Brown and more. Click in for a short list of long songs.

Saturday, August 11, 2018

Topografic Content

Kevin and Alyssa Stefanescu make music as Topograf. The duo just released its debut EP and came to Hey, Listen! to share their music. Click in for their in studio performance and more new music discovery.

Saturday, August 4, 2018


After 99 weeks of lead up, we made it. Celebrating a centrury's worth of episodes by celebrating the local music scene. New tracks from POOR Majesty, Evil Seagull and Miserable. Click in for the full list.

Saturday, July 28, 2018

This is POOR

A ton of music from Seattle trio Wimps, new tracks by Dirty Projectors, Neko Case and our feature piece: Sacramento's POOR Majesty in performance and conversation! Click in for the goods!

Thursday, July 26, 2018


RICH Rewards

Adrian Gilmore writes and performs under the name POOR Majesty. He and his live band perform a few tracks and talk about the themes of his writing, the upside to having help and #TurtlePower.

Saturday, July 21, 2018

Sans Titre

So many tracks, your dad'll think it's The Ponys on Thanksgiving! Malkmus, !!!, Evil Seagull and Daedelus. Click in for the goods!

Saturday, July 14, 2018

In Summary, Let's Get Summer-y

Summer is in full swing and Hey, Listen! has jams for the hot days and cool nights. Click in for Cruel Summer, So Much Light, two from The Coup and a ton more.

Saturday, July 7, 2018


Is it legal to smack someone for asking "Hot enough for ya??" No. Don't do that. The next best stress reliever is this week's playlist. Click in for Luna, Marika Hackman & more tracks that embrace the scorched hellscape that once was our town.

Saturday, June 30, 2018

¡Oye! Escucha!

Music this week from Downtown Boys, Talking Heads and a new one from Mazzy Star. Be nice to everyone, will ya?

Saturday, June 23, 2018

High Country

From Bob Dylan to Brain Surgery, Jolie Holland and Samantha Parton are in conversation and performance recorded live from our studios. Plus! Music from the western end of the catalogs of Violent Femmes, Beck and Jello Biafra(?!) Click in.

Saturday, June 16, 2018

Post-Party Progression

New music from Speedy Ortiz, Snail Mail, Stephen Malkmus and for some reason seven songs in a row from bands beginning with the letter R. Click in for that playlist.