Dallas-based artist capshun is ascending from the underground and taking over the industry. More than just a producer and DJ, capshun crafts sonic worlds that fuse exotic soundscapes, lush textures, hard-hitting drums and evocative elements. Defying genre confines, his sound mixes elements of trap, future bass, hip-hop, world music and future beats. Born and raised in Texas, he grew up surrounded by music. His father was a DJ, providing a strong foundation for his musical journey. Originally creating hip hop and R&B in high school, his attention shifted to the electronic world after being inspired by Mr. Carmack, whereisalex, and Sean Dream.
After spending a few years refining his sound and making waves on SoundCloud, 2018 proved to be a breakout year for capshun. ‘Lotus’ and ‘Here’ showcased his immense talent; perfectly balancing beautiful melodic elements with a menacing trap backbone. Taking his career to new heights came ‘Vibe’ featuring Avae, a dreamy pop-leaning bop that has accumulated over 360,000 plays on Spotify.
Teaming up with fellow rising star Quiet Bison, the two kicked off 2020 with the epic single ‘Acai Tower’ on Quality Goods Records. The track has amassed nearly 180,000 plays on Spotify and set the bar for his impressive debut EP OKAMI. Born out of his love for Southeast Asian culture, the six song effort took listeners on an epic journey. Keeping the momentum going, capshun connected with Colson XL for the monster banger ‘Watch Me,’ which landed on RL Grime’s Sable Valley Summer Comp Vol. 1. This year also saw capshun making his Los Angeles debut with the legendary Brownies & Lemonade team.
capshun is truly one of the hottest new talents out right now. His genre-defying sound has already gained support from big name artists including What So Not, Boombox Cartel, The
Chainsmokers, Alexander Lewis, San Holo, UZ, and notice from platforms like Sable Valley, Quality Goods Records, Insomniac, Deadbeats and Heroic. capshun is one of the creators and curators of BONSAI, an artist collective which is quickly becoming one of the premiere groups for experimental electronic music. Further leveraging his production skills, capshun also works as a sound designer for Cymatics. With another label in the works and a wealth of music ahead, capshun’s star burns brighter with each passing day.