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

Hot Stuff Vol. 3

June 22, 2019

More tracks to forget about the hated Sacramento heat this week as Hey, Listen! brings you new Mavis Staples and Juan Wauters, plus a mix of tracks from Shelby Earl, Ambulance LTD. and Jimmy Cliff. Click in for the full list!

LATEST SHOW | Saturday, June 15, 2019

Hot Stuff Vol 2

Local hip hop from Bru Lei and POOR Majesty this week. Luscious Jackson, Orville Peck and more round out this week's summer playlist mix. Click in!

Saturday, March 2, 2019

Like a House on Water

Nick Waterhouse's new record is a barn burner. Hear 4 tracks from the SF rocker during this week's show. They're side by side new songs from Bru Lei, Flight of the Conchords, classic Le Tigre and The Magnetic Fields. Click in for the goods!

Saturday, February 23, 2019

Save Your Confections

Sacramento comic and bon vivant, Keith Lowell Jensen brings us 3 songs on a theme! New tracks from Herzog, Minihorse and Deerhunter! Samantha Parton, Jolie Holland and Jack Black bring us deep vault covers! Devo! Del! Click in for the goods!

Saturday, February 16, 2019

Flyin, Flyin, Flyin

We're celebrating feBRUary - the new EP from Sacramento rapper Bru Lei. Also new cuts from Cherry Glazerr, Cass McCombs and an artist whose sole hit was featured in two Jonathan Demme films over the late 80s and early 90s. Click in for the goods.

Saturday, February 9, 2019


New tracks from punk rock godfather Bob Mould and we weep along with the stunning new record by Beirut called Gallipoli. Throw in some Violent Femmes, Luscious Jackson and the first Guest List of 2019 an' wellsir... you got yourself a show.

Tuesday, February 5, 2019


Gillespie Gets Busy

It's the Luna New Year and the stars have aligned to summon the Blake Gillespie to The Guest List. Tonight The DJ and sometimes-music-journalist joins Nick for three songs on the a Wu-lated theme.

Saturday, January 26, 2019


Saturday, January 19, 2019

Tuber Tosser

A pair of tracks from the new records by rapper Shad and Angelo De Augustine (both wildly different and equally wonderful). Also get introduced to The C.I.A. and Spud Cannon. Click in for the goods.

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 Sharon 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!