Thu March 24, 2011

DJ Spinna and Gil Tamazyan show off a special edition green record of In A Song we just pressed for Push the Fader and Footlong Development.

DJ Spinna came to Capsule Labs after his show at El Cid with Niteshift last friday to treat us with a rare underground set of tracks that he doesn't normally get to play in public.


Sat March 19, 2011

We're delighted to have hosted the Pressed fashion show from Vanessa Salazar benefiting the Life Group LA, and featuring music from Damian Lazarus. Thank you to everyone involved for making this event a success and helping the community.


Tue March 15, 2011

We did an interview with the Springfield News Leader about the resurgence of the vinyl record and its place in the music industry today.

Read the full article...


Sun March 13, 2011

Featuring a fashion show by Vanessa Salazar, special guest Romi Klinger on the runway. Music by Damian Lazarus and Extravagasma. Additional creativity presented by Talar Beauty, TAH4, Megan Sutherland and Robert Anthony Designs.

Thursday March 17th at Capsule Labs, 2415 Eads street in Los Angeles, CA 90031 from 8pm until midnight.

Presale tickets at www.thelifegroupla.org, $10 donation. RSVP at rsvppressed@gmail.com


Sun March 13, 2011

"Though overall album sales dropped 13 percent in 2010, sales of vinyl increased by 14 percent over the previous year, with around 2.8 million units sold. This is a new record for vinyl sales since 1991, when the format had all but disappeared in the wake of the CD boom, according to a report released yesterday by Nielsen SoundScan."

Read the full article at RollingStone.com


Sun March 6, 2011

We had an impromptu session with our friend Jeremy Sole tonight recording accordion riffs from Quantic Music and some basslines for his upcoming remix of Thievery Corporation. Dave De Cristo and Gil Tamazyan worked their magic on the console to capture an amazing recording in our newly remodeled sound stage.


Wed March 2, 2011

We're proud to have mastered, cut and pressed this fantastic release at Capsule Labs. As Spinna puts it "people can't complain there isn't any good music out there."


Sun February 27, 2011

Nice plug for Capsule Labs in this interview of our friend Moe Espinosa (Drumcell) of Droid Behavior who's been working with us for a long time.



Mon January 10, 2011

FRIDAY JANUARY 21, 2011 - 8pm until midnight - Free show, 21 & over.

You must RSVP to event@capsulelabs.com your first and last name to attend.

2415 EADS ST. LOS ANGELES, CA 90031.

You may have heard Josiah Mazzaschi’s voice on TV and not even known it. He and his band Light FM are in the background of some of your favorite guilty pleasures; Gossip Girl, The Hills, How I Met Your Mother, One Tree Hill, Jersey Shore and The City to name a few. Clearly, music supervisors love his cool, relentlessly catchy, indie pop songs. Josiah can’t help it. It’s what he does.

While he may write the tunes, Josiah counts on his ace group of talented musicians to blow-out your ears when they play. Light FM combines catchy hooks, disarmingly heart-felt lyrics with guitar riffs that are distorted to precision to form a unique and all encompassing sound that seems instantly familiar. The unpredictable arrangements, bleepy-bloopy synths and off kilter drums make perfect sense. The guys and gals in the band aren’t exactly hard to look at either.

Coming from Chicago where he and his band were consistent local favorites in the summer of 2005, Josiah dove into LA’s burgeoning Silverlake music scene. Between the sunny weather, the huge talent pool and myriad outlets for his music he knew he had arrived where he needed to be. He quickly found himself working as a studio engineer and producer at some of the city’s premier recording studios. After 2 short years he found himself so sought after that he founded his own studio called the Cave. Josiah produces all of Light FM’s recordings at the Cave.

After the self-release of Light FM’s third full-length album, “Let There Be Light FM,” the group had enough buzz to be asked to open for Ra Ra Riot, Earlimart, Billy Corgan, Grandaddy, and many more. They also headlined packed residencies at Spaceland and the Silverlake Lounge.

Currently Light FM is a five piece with Nicki Nevlin on bass, Jimmy Lucido on drums, Jen Whittenburg on guitar/vocals and Michelle Reeves on keyboards. They are playing SXSW this March and have a new full-length album to be released later this year in the can. They will be touring in support of the album tentatively titled, “Buzz Kill City". Look for Light FM coming to your town later this year.

Instrumentation: Josiah Mazzaschi - Lead Vocal & Guitar, James Lucido - Drums, Michelle Reeves - keyboard, & Vocals, Nicki Nevlin - Bass, Jen Whittenburg - guitar & backup vocals, Guitar.

Video:
http://www.youtube.com/user/lightfm
Listen:
http://www.facebook.com/home.php#!/lightfm
http://www.myspace.com/lightfm
http://www.twitter.com/lightfm
http://www.reverbnation.com/lightfm

Starving Daughters' sound is full of rich textures and rhythmic waves that take you on a mental journey. The band locks into tight grooves full of frenetic drumming, pulsing bass lines, buzzy guitar riffs, and ethereal vocals that all work together to entrance their audience. Just when the listener's mind is lost in space, songs take an artful turn, sometimes waking the listener up to a breakdown that the head can't help but nod to, while other times sending you to sonic realms swimming in psychedelic melodies. Equal parts My Bloody Valentine, Pink Floyd, and the memories of an acid trip, they display their chops with pounding fills, rumbling bass lines, and wailing guitar passages. However, they are equally gifted at song craft that stirs the soul; makes the listener feel. Seeing the band live communicates the band feels the song as the listeners do, viscerally.

Formed in 2006 in Pomona, Starving Daughters is Chris Tillotson (guitar/vocals), Mason Owen (drums/vocals), Jack Hutchings (guitar), and Chris Holder (bass). Holder and Tillotson met and played together in the early 2000’s. In 2004-2005, Tillotson and Hutchings played in a different band called Thin. Hutchings met Owen while bagging groceries, and Holder joined up shortly thereafter. The band put out it's first EP, Such Buds, in 2007 on the Portland based label Tender Loving Empire. The five song EP, which had a strong 90’s indie influence and dabblings in classic rock, was self recorded by Chris Tillotson with contributions from the other members.In the summer of 2010, The band released their first full length Chill Birth, which expanded their sonic palate as well as their tendencies for dark rock exploration. They are currently working on their yet untitled follow-up due out summer of 2011, which will push their musical boundaries even further into the reaches of the galaxy.

Video:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Tti0eXVG8w0
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SDruiN0A1oc
Listen:
http://www.myspace.com/starvingdaughters
http://www.facebook.com/pages/Starving-Daughters/75745385490

Eating Faces are children of rock n’ roll but unique for their classically influenced composition, atypical rhythmic structures, and experimental, progressive sounds. The band of only three members creates a captivating and full cinematic sound.

The subtleties of Eating Faces’ compositions and the nuances of their style is controlled and epic; it is music for music lovers. Varying in pace and never stagnant each movement flows from one continuous composition to the next with unique and alluring transitions. The combination of a powerful sound and a charismatic performance that evokes an emotional response, encouraging imagination like a cinematic score.

Listening/Video Links:
http://www.facebook.com/eatingfaces
http://www.last.fm/music/Eating+Faces

Unique interactive laser projections and illuminations. The slowly morphing textures are purely ‘analog’, the result of carefully crafted optical components. Unlike in traditional video projection, the images are not prepared in advance, nor are they the result of any rendering techniques.

Capsule Labs is a boutique recording, mastering and vinyl record pressing facility located in Los Angeles. We specialize in high-quality analog mastering, direct-to-disc recording as well as custom vinyl record manufacturing for independents.


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