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Insight Music: Hi, Mom! / Ross Hammond / Sean Pawling

Hi, Mom!, Ross Hammond and Sean Pawling join us on this month's Insight Music special to talk about their new music.


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    Hi, Mom! Gets Personal With 'Songs For Me'

    Sacramento indie pop punk trio Hi, Mom! gets honest about going clean on their debut album “Songs for Me.”

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    Ross Hammond Flies With Family On 'Riding Dragons In Winter'

    Sacramento raga blues guitarist Ross Hammond dedicates his latest solo album “Riding Dragons In Winter” to his wife and daughter.

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    Sean Pawling Chases Retro Pop Horizons On 'Sunsinking'

    Tahoe native Sean Pawling draws inspiration from '70s pop and California’s natural beauty on his second album, “Sunsinking.”

Friday, December 28, 2018

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Insight Music: Tel Cairo / Vinnie Guidera & The Dead Birds / Dog Party

On our final Insight Music of 2018, Tel Cairo look back at their prolific year, Vinnie Guidera & The Dead Birds discuss their DIY aesthetic, and Dog Party talk about the dual breakups that inspired their new album.

Friday, November 30, 2018

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Insight Music: So Much Light / Lillian Frances / Topograf / POOR Majesty

So Much Light, Lillian Frances, Topograf and POOR Majesty join us to talk about their upcoming shows, new music, artistic identity and more.

Friday, October 26, 2018

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Insight Music: CapRadio's Student Musician Showcase

On this month’s Insight Music we feature classical and jazz musicians from Davis High, Folsom High, Rio Americano High and the Sacramento Youth Symphony who participated in CapRadio's first ever Student Musician Showcase.

Friday, August 31, 2018

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Insight Music: Topograf / Fashionista Boyfriend / Animals In The Attic / Sparks Across Darkness

Topograf, Fashionista Boyfriend, Animals in the Attic and Sparks Across Darkness bring us the perfect road trip songs to send us into Labor Day Weekend on this month's Insight Music.

Friday, August 10, 2018

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Insight Music: Drop Dead Red / POOR Majesty / Sun Valley Gun Club / Honyock

Drop Dead Red, POOR Majesty, Sun Valley Gun Club and Honyock join us to tell us about their music and perform live in studio.

Friday, June 29, 2018

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Insight Music: The Gold Souls / Evil Seagull / Jessica Malone / Hannah Jane Kile

Insight Music is joined by The Gold Souls, indie musician Evil Seagull, folk singer Jessica Malone and singer-songwriter Hannah Jane Kile performing live in Capital Public Radio's studios.

Friday, May 25, 2018

Insight Music: SpaceWalker / Ideateam / Salt Wizard / Misner & Smith

SpaceWalker soars to "Divinity & Beyond." Ideateam shares "Kinetic" new album. Salt Wizard goes darker with "Creature Sounds." Misner & Smith traces their influences back to the "headwaters."

Friday, April 27, 2018

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Insight Music: Lillian Frances / Mino Yanci / The Lique / Joe Kye

Lillian Frances makes dreamy synth pop collages on "Timeism." Mino Yanci explores musical freedom with a jazz fusion streak. The Lique blend jazz and hip-hop for "Times Like These." Joe Kye explores his musical and cultural identity on "Migrants."

Friday, April 6, 2018

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Insight Music: The Philharmonik Shares News Songs / Surf Noir Band Ani Maul / Sibling Duo me&you / Pregnant Performs Experimental Pop

The Philharmonik shares songs from his debut album. Surf noir band Ani Maul perform two songs from “Anxiety.” Siblings duo me&you are "Chasing Trails." Pregnant performs experimental pop held together with "Duct Tape."