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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Upcoming Shows

The X in Christmas

December 15, 2018

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.

LATEST SHOW | 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, September 22, 2018

Son of Red EX!

A round up of performers playing the Red Museum's Red EX: Vol 2 showcase happening Saturday night in Midtown. New music from local acts Doombird plus Saint Solitaire Darwin Deez and Dirty Projectors. Click in for the playlist.

Saturday, September 15, 2018

In The Name of Fun!

Mirah, Mark Sultan, Motörhead & more populate a playlist planted in the name of fun. Click in for it.

Saturday, September 8, 2018

Bob and Sheila

Nick's parents are in town so he doesn't want to mess this up. It's a show filled with new cuts and those you forgot you loved (Sheila particularly likes the Black Flag selections this week). Click in for the full list.

Saturday, September 1, 2018

New Digs

I've never loved the words "Frenemies" or "Hottie" or had any appreciation for the Illuminati. Well, all that comes to an end this week. Sac artist POOR Majesty kicks off the show, new Oh Sees & deep vault Joy Division. CLICK IN ALREADY!

Saturday, August 25, 2018

A Compilation Companion

We're checking out notable compilations from soundtracks to bootlegs. **This ep originally aired Oct 1st, 2016**

Saturday, August 18, 2018

What Remains In Light

Just when I thought I'd never need to hear "Once In A LIfetime" ever again...along comes Angelique Kidjo. The tale of a Talking Heads record, reconstructed, plus Chad Valley, So Much Light and Free Cake for Every Creature. Click in for the list!

Tuesday, August 14, 2018


The Travels of Topograf

From creating their own music to shooting their own accompanying videos to building their own movable studio Topograf is the complete package. Check our their warm, electronic tones and meet the married pair that make it all happen.

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!