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.


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LATEST SHOW | Saturday, March 9, 2019

The Devil, You Say??

The Coathangers stick up for the oppressed, Jimmy Cliff fights the power and The Clash reminds us that we have rights...and that's just the first 14 minutes of this week's show. Click in for one of the best.

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!

Saturday, October 27, 2018


Songs for when our thoughts turn brittle and fall from the branches. Murder ballads, communing with ghosts ... and vegan cookbooks.

Saturday, October 20, 2018

Look At The Rabbits

Bunny is the new album from Matthew Dear. It's home to my favorite track of the last year and just so happens to be our featured release. We'll sample 3 cuts this week alongside Gabriella Cohen, Cat Power and The Kinks! Click in for the playlist.

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.