Capsula is a band from Buenos Aires located in Bilbao. Their name is the spanish word for Capsule and derives from the David Bowie song Space Oddity and The Jean Genie. Influenced by 60's South American psychedelic rock and garage and American alternative rock they have released eps, albums, played festivals, toured UK, Europe and South America. In 2008 and 2009 they played at SXSW. Described as live musical animals on stage by the european press, their songs with raw mix of sonic sounds results in a refrenshingly and hyper excitig live act. 'In The Land Of Silver Souls' (Krian / BCore) is their new album out, produced by John Agnello (Kurt Vile, Sonic Youth, Dinosaur Jr)
They recorded 'Songs & Circuits', in 2006, their fourth album titled and first for the Madrid-based label Discos Liliput. The album was released January 16 2007 described them as "Sonic Garage rock for the 21st Century" reminiscent of The Stooges, The Velvet Underground and the early The Rolling Stones. 'Songs & Circuits' (distributed by El Diablo in Europe and Northern Star Records in UK) was acclaimed as one of the best albums of 2006 by the rock media in Spain, and CAPSULA one of the hottest bands on stage in the new indie-rock European scene. 'Songs & Circuits' was recorded at Sublime studios in the city of Bilbao during the months of June and July 2006. Mastered by Greg Calbi (Television, Bowie) in New York.
In October 2008 Capsula signed with BCore Disc, releasing 'Rising Mountains' in April 2009.
The album 'Rising Mountains' (2009 BCore Disc) and Capsula show in SXSW 2009 were choosen by David Fricke as one of the big surprises of the festival and best album by Ruta 66 Magazine.