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New Specials

The Power Weekend
$1500 $1200
Spend up to 30 hours on a Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. Lockout the studio and track with one of our professional Recording Engineers.

Call 619.231.6999 or Email Us to inquire more about our specials.

Day at the Studio
$550 $500
This special is particularly ideal for a singer/songwriter who wants to work with a trained professional in refining and recording their work. Gift certificates are available for this promotion.

Production Package
Do you have lyrics, a melody, maybe a few chords on piano or guitar, but no band or beats? We will work with you to develop your style, arrange your song, schedule sessions, hire musicians and/or create original digital backing tracks, as well as complete mixdown and mastering.

What's New at Capricorn

Astra KellyPlease join us in welcoming Astra Kelly to the Capricorn Studios team. Originally from Chicago, this songwriter, guitar player, and performer arrived to San Diego in July of 2006, and has had a powerful impact on the San Diego music scene. She was DJ and producer for 102.1 KPRI's local music feature, The Homegrown Hour, co-hosted NBC's "Concerts on the Square" and continues to host events and perform in numerous venues in and around San Diego. As manager of recording studios in Chicago (35th Street Studios), Santa Fe (Stepbridge Studios) and San Diego (Studio West), she's gained an abundance of experience and knowledge in record production, management, publishing, and project coordination. Astra has steadfastly managed her own music career, producing and releasing five records on her Rockaway Records label. She also works as a session vocalist, vocal coach, and assists aspiring songwriters with composition and production. In her role at Capricorn, Astra will be handling daily operations, booking and marketing, broadcast commercial production, matching VO and musical talent with producers, composers and agencies, and will manage projects from inception to completion. Astra's extensive artist and industry experience gives her a unique understanding of the needs of bands, artists and audio post clients throughout the entire recording process and beyond.

Contact Astra or call 619.231.6999 to inquire about your next project at Capricorn.

VO and ISDN:
We've always offered simple voicover recording services including phone patch, but now Capricorn is expanding our broadcast services to include ISDN. Beginning in mid-August, we will be ISDN capable, meaning we can connect with any studio around the world and share our voice recording in real time. Excellent for serving San Diego's vacationing celebrities!

HyenaHyena is the indie-electro musical love-child of Michael Cooper (formerly of Transfer) and Bryan Stratman. The band exploded onto the scene with their debut album 'We See You', produced and recorded by Stratman (Capricorn owner). It is a stellar combination of crossover indie-electronic tracks with dub step, indie-rock and synth influences. The live show is a must see electrifying experience. Check it out at Fluxx this Thursday, July 22nd along with Mix Master Mike and local faves, Shark Attack.

Vokab KompanyVokab Kompany is in the process of completing their forthcoming release with help from both Stratman and Capricorn engineer, Josh Mallit. Their sound is a unique blend of hip hop, electro and soul and has seen rave reviews from local and national press regarding their positively charged, high energy live show.

Karlos PaezKarlos Paez, frontman for the widely popular San Diego based group, B Side Players recorded his first solo album. The album was produced and co-written by Stratman who also played, keys, bass, guitar, and created original beats.

Jackson PriceJackson Price, emotional crooner and love monger, recently completed and released his 6 song EP, produced by Stratman who performed on the songs as well. Price's style has been described as, "the kiss that leads to the first time you ever truly made love.


Capricorn MasteringAside from mastering all of the projects "seen and heard at the studio", our mastering engineer Joe Goodwin, working closely with engineer Josh Mallit jumped in mid-project to clean up and master local indie rockers, Skyhigh Karma's latest. He's also delivered some sweet Hyena remixes and is currently working on San Diego songbird Gayle Skidmore's forthcoming full album to be released within a coloring book of her original artwork.

Why Master? Mastering uses very specialized equipment to give all the finishing touches to each song. We take your songs to the level to get you the attention you want. One track or twenty, mastering is the last crucial step to take before you wow your audience.

New Client Mastering Special!
Send us a song and we will provide a sample mastering of your track free of charge, showing you the difference mastering can make.
  • A demo CD of up to 10 songs can be mastered for only $50 per song.
  • Mastering services for a full album only $500.

  • Visit www.capricornmastering.com to inquire about your next mastering project.
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