Capsule

Capsule

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An adventure into music, film, and pop-culture.
159: STWM 2017 Recap
Nov 7 • 63 min
This week on the podcast, your host Sean Chin is joined by LiL director of photography Randall Vasquez. They discuss their experience and training for their very first Half-Marathon at the Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon. Links: * Kenya’s Philemon…
158: Happy Halloween
Oct 31 • 67 min
Happy Halloween. We hope everyone is ready to Trick-or-Treat! This week your hosts Sean Chin and Mehek Seyid discuss Stranger Things season 2, Alice Glass’ statement, iPhone X pre-order, and Legends of Horror at Casa Loma. Links: * Stranger Things season…
157: Gord Downie Tribute
Oct 25 • 48 min
This week on the podcast, your hosts Sean Chin and Mehek Seyid reflect on the legacy of The Tragically Hip frontman Gord Downie. They also preview the Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon, Redbull Sound Select series, the return of Evanescence, and…
156: Be Fierce
Oct 18 • 61 min
This week on the podcast, your hosts Sean Chin and Mehek Seyid discuss the Harvey Weinstein sexual harassment scandal, a big New Music Friday drop, Eminem vs. Trump, and Tom Delonge. Links: * Weinstein allegations * “Music Memory” by Seasonal Beast *…
155: Thanksgiving
Oct 9 • 50 min
Happy Thanksgiving to all of our Canadian listeners! This week on the podcast, your hosts Sean Chin and Mehek Seyid pay tribute to Tom Petty and reflect on the Las Vegas tragedy. We then talk about the Legends of Horror featuring the Justice League at…
154: Running in the Zoo
Oct 5 • 55 min
Turns out we only needed 3 weeks to return! Your hosts Sean Chin and Mehek Seyid play catch-up from TIFF, the Toronto Zoo Run, and all things Lady Gaga. Stay tuned for Mehek’s full experience of TIFF on Contra Zoom! Links: * Concert Review: Lady Gaga at…
153: Two More Years Until The Next Episode
Sep 5 • 52 min
This week on the show, your hosts Sean Chin and Mehek Seyid discuss the rebranding of the Air Canada Centre into the Scotia Bank Arena slated for July 2018, TIFF adventures, and the season 7 finale of Game of Thrones. Links: * ACC to be renamed Scotia…
152: Look What You Made Us Do
Aug 30 • 73 min
This week on the podcast, your hosts Sean Chin and Mehek Seyid discuss Taylor Swift’s new vibe, TIFF, Shania Twain, Apple iPhone keynote, and Game of Thrones (we’re one episode behind, but don’t worry, we have a great finale recap for y’all). Links: *…
151: Our Osheaga 2017 Adventure
Aug 16 • 71 min
This week on the podcast, Sean Chin, Mehek Seyid, and Dakota Arsenault discuss all the fun things that happened at Osheaga in Montreal. We then talk about the latest happening of Game of Thrones. Links: * We Lived in the Moment and Felt the Vibes at…
150: Escalades through Music Festivals
Aug 4 • 69 min
This week on the podcast, your hosts Sean Chin and Mehek Seyid find time to squeeze in a show just for you. They are squashed in between summer music festivals Wayhome and Osheaga. They have some really good tips for you! Links: * Wayhome 2017 photos and…
149: Chester Bennington Tribute
Jul 25 • 72 min
This week on the show, your hosts Sean Chin and Mehek Seyid reflect on the influential career and tragic loss of Linkin Park singer Chester Bennington. They also discuss Elon Musk’s Hyperloop, Balmain x Beats, Jay-Z, Wayhome excitement, and of course…
148: Best Albums Of 2017, So Far
Jul 19 • 65 min
This week on the show, your hosts Sean Chin and Mehek Seyid are joined by LiL Music Editor Dakota Arsenault. We talk about Beyonce’s newborns Sir and Rumi Carter, Chance the Rapper and SoundCloud, Sean cooks paleo egg muffins, and the Best Albums of 2017…
147: Views from the Duck
Jul 12 • 44 min
This week on the show, your hosts Sean Chin and Mehek Seyid talk about their Canada Day adventures, the giant rubber duck, Harry Potter, and Kanye West splitting with Tidal. Links: * Drake surprises Toronto at Canada Day Party * Giant Yellow Rubber Duck…
146: Living the Life
Jun 26 • 60 min
We’re back! After a few weeks of vacation, your hosts Sean Chin and Mehek Seyid talk about traveling, attending the MMVAs, Uber CEO resigning, Spotify growth, and Game of Thrones. Links: * Attending the MMVAs * Uber CEO Travis Kalanick resigns * Spotify…
145: Freshened Up
May 30 • 43 min
This week on the podcast, your hosts Sean Chin and Mehek Seyid talk about LiL’s redesign for the Spring/Summer season, tragedy at the Ariana Grande concert in Manchester, and the passing of Roger Moore. Links: * Ariana Grande Manchester bombing * RIP…
144: RIP Chris Cornell
May 23 • 57 min
This week on the podcast, your hosts Sean Chin and Mehek Seyid discuss and reflect on the life of the late Chris Cornell. They also talk about Pemberton and Canadian music festivals, Apple Park, summer films, and avocados. Links: * Chris Cornell of…
143: Thinking of Mom
May 17 • 50 min
On this episode of the podcast, your hosts Sean Chin and Mehek Seyid talk about their favourite music memories of their mothers. They discuss Guardians of the Galaxy Volume 2, Blade Runner 2049, Tesla Solar roof, and Bow Wow. Links: * Tesla Solar Roof *…
142: Fashion Drones
May 9 • 52 min
This week on the show, your hosts Sean Chin and Mehek Seyid talk about a $100 million law suit slapped onto Fyre Festival, Live Nation’s ‘National Concert Day”, festivals running out of headliners, Trumpcare, Kanye West, and Amazon’s Echo Look. Links: *…
141: Sprung into Spring
May 2 • 45 min
This week, your hosts Sean Chin and Mehek Seyid talk abouat the cherry blossoms. Not only this, but they also discuss Alien: Covenant, Harry Styles, the disaster that was Fyre Festival, and a groundbreaking archaeological discovery. Links: * 25% of…
140: Leave the World a Better Place than we Found It
Apr 26 • 57 min
This week, your hosts Sean Chin and Mehek Seyid talk about Earth Day and how you can make a positive impact on the beautiful world we live in. They also discuss early concert door times, Starbuck’s unicorn frap, Coachella, Steve Lacey using an iPhone to…
139: Thumbs Up, Thumbs Down
Apr 11 • 36 min
This week, your hosts Sean Chin and Mehek Seyid discuss Netflix’s new rating system, Jay Z removing his catalogue from every service other than TIDAL, New Mac Pro, and Ed Sheeran in Game of Thrones. Links: * The Mac Pro Lives * Netflix Kills Star Ratings…
138: Of SXSW, BBQ, and ZZZ
Apr 5 • 39 min
This week, your hosts Sean Chin and Mehek Seyid are joined by LiL photographer and host Katrina Lat. They discuss Kat’s adventure to Austin, Texas for SXSW. She saw a whopping 95 musicians and more! We also talk about new additions to the Wayhome lineup.…
137: Debut Playlist
Mar 29 • 47 min
This week on the show, your hosts Sean Chin and Mehek Seyid discuss Drake’s “debut playlist”, Gorillaz new album HUMANZ, and the Lollapalooza and Field Trip lineups. Links: * Cord-cutting hits record levels in 2016 * Gorillaz perform HUMANZ at London…
136: We Feel It Coming
Mar 14 • 55 min
This week on the podcast, your hosts Sean Chin and Mehek Seyid discuss the 2017 Osheaga lineup, Lorde, Daft Punk, Unlimited data, and SmartTVs. Links: * Why the CIA is using your TVs for spying * Reflecting on one very, very strange year at Uber by Susan…
135: Mashup Galore
Mar 7 • 59 min
This week on the podcast, your hosts Sean Chin and Mehek Seyid breakdown and analyze all the big EDM and Pop Artist mashups for the summer. We also talk about beating scalperbots in Ontario, Lady Gaga headlining Coachella, and the Osheaga 2017 lineup.…
134: Tale as old as time
Feb 22 • 55 min
On this enchanting episode of the podcast, your hosts Sean Chin and Mehek Seyid talk about the Beauty and the Beast exhibit in Toronto, the WayHome lineup, and Grammy results. Links: * Beauty and the Beast exhibit at Casa Loma * WayHome 2017 lineup…
133: We Want More Eggos
Feb 15 • 50 min
This week on the show, your hosts Sean Chin and Mehek Seyid discuss the JUNO nominees, follow up on Lady Gaga at the Super Bowl, and Stranger Things season 2. Links: * Lady Gaga’s Super Bowl half-time performance * Stranger Things season 2 trailer * Annie…
132: Inclusion Inspires Innovation
Feb 8 • 53 min
This week, your hosts Sean Chin and Mehek Seyid discuss Grammy nominees, Prince’s music catalog, Beyonce pregnancy, and Trump’s “muslim ban”. Links * Grammy nominees * The Chainsmokers are the Nickelback of EDM * Prince’s catalog to hit all streaming…
131: Online Near-Death Experience
Feb 1 • 69 min
On this exciting episode of the podcast, your hosts Sean Chin and Mehek Seyid discuss the Netflix show The OA. They also talk about Paris Jackson on the cover of Rolling Stone, Oscar nominees, the return of Gorillaz, Bell Let’s Talk Day, and HMVs set to…
130: A Wireless Future
Jan 18 • 44 min
This week, your hosts Sean Chin and Mehek Seyid talk about Apple’s AirPods, Panorama and Bonnaroo lineup, the closing of multiple Toronto concert venues, the vinyl industry, and the last week of Obama’s presidency. Links: * Panorama 2017 lineup reaction *…
129: A New Year for New Music
Jan 11 • 45 min
Happy New Year! On the very first episode of 2017, your host Sean Chin is joined by LiL Music Editor Dakota Arsenault. They analyze the Coachella and Governors Ball lineups, the newly named Budweiser Stage in Toronto, and what highly anticipated albums…
128: 2016’s Best Albums and Year in Review
Dec 22, 2016 • 90 min
In our final episode of year, your hosts Sean Chin and Mehek Seyid are joined by LiL Music Editor Dakota Arsenault to discuss the Top 50 Albums of 2016. We talk about things to do over the holidays, Grammy nominees, and what we’re looking forwards to in…
127: The Season of Giving Back
Dec 6, 2016 • 35 min
The last month of 2016 is here and your hosts Sean Chin and Mehek Seyid get into the festive spirit and talk about some good charitable organizations. Listen: http://lil.fm/capsule127 Links: * J. Cole vs Kanye * The 1975 tops NME’s album list *…
126: Balling at the Jingle Ball
Nov 29, 2016 • 24 min
We’re back! After some computer hiccups, your hosts Sean Chin and Mehek Seyid talk about their Black Friday hauls and attending the first ever iHeartRadio Jingle Ball North as a Virgin Mobile VIP! Links: * Kenzo x H&M * Jingle Ball as a VIP Ways to…
125: DDoS Attack
Oct 25, 2016 • 47 min
This week, your hosts Sean Chin and Mehek Seyid talk about the DDoS Attack that affected Netflix, Twitter, Spotify, and Reddit. We talk about print media cutting down scale, Sampha in concert, Black Mirror season 3, Ontario banning scalper bots, and…
124: Vs. Undeniable
Oct 18, 2016 • 45 min
This week, your hosts Sean Chin and Mehek Seyid talk about spending Canadian Thanksgiving with Drake, Blue Jays, Kim Kardashian’s robbery, Twitter as a non-profit, and Westworld. Links: * Thanksgiving with Drake * Kim Kardashian robbed of $14.7 million in…
123: Satisfaction Guaranteed
Oct 4, 2016 • 40 min
This week, your hosts Sean Chin and Mehek Seyid, discuss Billy Talent opening for Guns N Roses, Rogers pulling print and Shomi, JD Power Streaming Music Satisfaction Study, Blackberry not making handsets, and Lady Gaga headlining the Super Bowl halftime…
122: Snapback
Sep 27, 2016 • 45 min
This week, we all reunite, and your hosts Sean Chin and Mehek Seyid follow up on TIFF adventures and iPhone 7. They discuss the Angelina Jolie-Brad Pitt split, Google’s Allo, Twitter Sale, Yahoo! hacker, and Snapchat spectacles. Links: * Angelia and Brad…
121: Courage To Move On
Sep 13, 2016 • 65 min
While Mehek is away at TIFF, your host Sean Chin brings on LiL graphic designer Leslie Leung to discuss Apple’s September keynote. They go in-depth on iPhone 7, Apple Watch, and say goodbye to the headphone jack. Links: * Apple Music now has 17 million…
120: Not So Stranger Things
Sep 6, 2016 • 58 min
This week, your hosts Sean Chin and Mehek Seyid discuss President Barrack Obama’s playlist, SXSL, MTV Video Music Awards, New Music Friday trends, Selena Gomez’s battle with Lupus, and Stranger Things season 2. Links: * South by South Lawn * President…
119: Hail, Kanye
Aug 30, 2016 • 45 min
This week, your hosts Sean Chin and Mehek Seyid talk about Frank Ocean’s new album BLONDE, exclusive music causing a stir, Sleigh Bells vs. Demi Lovato, and of course every Kanye West and his floating platform. Links: * BLONDE by Frank Ocean * Universal…
118: Thank You Tragically Hip
Aug 23, 2016 • 50 min
This week, your hosts Sean Chin and Mehek Seyid discuss Team Canada’s success at Rio 2016, Gawker shutting down, being addicted to Pokemon GO, CBC q, new Frank Ocean, and a thank you to The Tragically Hip. Links: * Team Canada at the Olympics * Gawker…
117: Summer Music Festival Recovery
Aug 9, 2016 • 64 min
We’re back after a few weeks of traveling and hoping around music festivals. Your hosts Sean Chin, Mehek Seyid, and Dakota Arsenault recount their adventures to Wayhome, Osheaga, and OVO Fest. Drake brings out the best in us all. Links: * Instagram…
116: Rise
Jul 26, 2016 • 37 min
This week, your hosts Sean Chin and Mehek Seyid discuss VEVO redesign, overdosing at music festivals, Mick Jagger being a daddy again, and the return of Katy Perry, Britney Spears, and MIA. Links: * VEVO reveals major redesign content strategy * Overdoes…
115: Wayhome Survival Tips II
Jul 19, 2016 • 48 min
This week on the podcast, your hosts Sean Chin and Dakota Arsenault welcome back Andrew Partridge. Andrew is helps run the Wayhome Subreddit page and we discuss tips on how to survive and have the most fun at summer music festivals. Links: * Wayhome…
114: Black Lives Matter
Jul 12, 2016 • 64 min
This week your hosts Sean Chin and Mehek Seyid discuss the Black Lives Matter movement. It’s a very important one in which the conversation must continue to progress forward. We then talk about Snapchat memories, Pokemon Go, and the 20th anniversary of…
113: A Pod Of Thrones
Jul 6, 2016 • 66 min
Howdy! We hope everyone had an amazing Canada Day, Pride Toronto, and 4th of July! This week your hosts Sean Chin and Mehek Seyid discuss Apple vs. Spotify, a possible Tidal acquisition, the first reported death from a Tesla Model S’ autopilot feature,…
112: Increase The Peace
Jun 22, 2016 • 47 min
This week your hosts Sean Chin and Mehek Seyid reflect on the lives lost in Orlando, Florida, the tragic death of Christina Grimme. We discuss all the forthcoming updates on our Apple products. And after some amazingly hot weather, we recap Bestival…
111: Prozzak
Jun 14, 2016 • 24 min
This is a very special episode of Capsule. It’s short and sweet, very much like Simon of Prozzak. My adventure into music began in the mid 90’s. And I will always have engraved in my memory, a musical cartoon duo in the form of Prozzak. I talk with Jay…
110: The Greatest and The Scalpers
Jun 7, 2016 • 42 min
This week your host Sean Chin is joined by LiL writer Gemma Mastroianni. We reflect on the legacy of Muhammad Ali, Apple Pay comes to Canada, follow up on Prince, CBC music festival, independent music Labels, and the big topic of the last few weeks,…
109: Tragically Hip
May 31, 2016 • 73 min
This week, your hosts Sean Chin and Dakota Arsenault reflect on the sad news about The Tragically Hip frontman, Gord Downie and his terminal brain cancer diagnosis. They also discuss the Toronto Urban Roots Festival lineup, iTunes glitch, Justin…
108: CMW 2016 Wrap-Up
May 11, 2016 • 46 min
Phew! What a crazy fun week it was here in Toronto. Hundreds of international and home grown local musicians and industry folks gathered in the heart of Toronto for Canadian Music Week. We at LiL have been proudly attending since 2009. Today, your hosts…
107: Tribute to Prince
Apr 26, 2016 • 38 min
On the show this week, your hosts Sean Chin and Andreas Babiolakis pay tribute to the one and only, Prince. We discuss how he affected our lives personally, the world influentially, and his values. Links: * Prince dead at 57 * Prince’s supposed surprise…
106: Alex G
Apr 19, 2016 • 50 min
On this week’s episode of Capsule, your hosts Sean Chin and Andreas Babiolakis discuss Earth Day, music festival statistics, Kobe Bryant’s legacy, the new Radiohead album, and listen to Dakota Arsenault’s exclusive interview with Alex G. Links: * Earth…
105: Chairlift
Apr 12, 2016 • 68 min
On this exciting episode, your hosts Sean Chin and Mehek Seyid talk the final season of American Idol, the new Tegan and Sara album, Bandcamp, and conduct an exclusive interview with Caroline Polachek and Patrick Wimberly of Chairlift (40:55). Links: *…
104: Life vs. Treadmill
Apr 5, 2016 • 55 min
This week, your hosts Sean Chin and Dakota Arsenault drool over the Tesla Model 3, the world with mixed reactions to SoundCloud GO, and Jay-Z sues TIDAL creators. In a strange turn of events, Kanye West’s “Life Of Pablo” is now on Apple Music and Spotify,…
103: A Podcast Of Musical Things with Alan Cross
Mar 29, 2016 • 58 min
This week, your hosts Sean Chin and Gilles LeBlanc are joined by veteran broadcaster and journalist Alan Cross. You know him from the Edge 102.1, The Ongoing History of New Music and his website A Journal Of Musical Things. We dive into Iggy Pop and…
102: A Journey Into VICELAND with Zach Goldbaum
Mar 22, 2016 • 71 min
This is a jam packed episode full of pop-culture goodness. Your hosts Sean Chin and Mehek Seyid discuss legitimizing remixes on streaming services, Hulk Hogan vs. Gawker, Bestival Toronto 2016 lineup, Adele is headlining Glastonbury and an exclusive…
101: The Life Of Pablo…And Privacy
Feb 23, 2016 • 67 min
This week, Mehek Seyid joins your host Sean Chin to talk about the 58th GRAMMY winners and losers, Kanye West’s The Life Of Pablo, VEVO, Kesha’s legal case, and the FBI vs. Apple privacy situation. Links: * Winners of the 58th GRAMMY Awards * Andreas’…
100: Still Rockin’ In The Free World
Feb 16, 2016 • 58 min
Hello! We’ve made it to episode 100. A milestone indeed. And to celebrate, we have a new intro, bumper music, and cover art. This week, your hosts Sean Chin, Andreas Babiolakis, and Dakota Arsenault take some time to reflect on the first 99 episodes, some…
99: Thank You David Bowie
Jan 19, 2016 • 51 min
After a week to fully reflect, your hosts Sean Chin, Andreas Babiolakis, and Dakota Arsenault discuss the everlasting influence the late David Bowie has on music, film, and pop-culture. We also talk about the passing of actor and performer Alan Rickman.…
98: Hello 2016
Jan 12, 2016 • 62 min
Greetings! Capsule is back for another year of podcasting goodness just for your ears. On the very first episode of 2016, your hosts Sean Chin, Andreas Babiolakis, and Dakota Arsenault recap the best artists, albums, and songs of last year. We also put on…
97: Top 25 Albums Of 2015
Dec 22, 2015 • 54 min
Your beloved hosts Sean Chin and Andreas Babiolakis count down 2015’s top albums of the year. It was an absolutely fantastic year for music and the industry. Links: * Write up: Top 25 Albums of 2015 Ways to Subscribe to Capsule Podcast: * Subscribe via…
96: Top 25 Songs Of 2015
Dec 15, 2015 • 63 min
Yes, it’s that time of year again. We put together some of (what we think) the best songs of the year. Your hosts Sean Chin and Andreas Babiolakis dive through all the sounds, voices, and lyrics of 2015. Links: * Top 25 Songs Of 2015 – Full write up by…
95: In Tribute To Scott Weiland with Dawn Hamilton and Eric Alper
Dec 8, 2015 • 38 min
What a sad and chaotic week it’s been here. Your host Sean Chin talks about this tragic passing with Scott Weiland’s last interviewer and LiL contributor Dawn Hamilton and Eric Alper, the director of media relations and label relations of eOne Music…
94: Vanessa Carlton
Dec 1, 2015 • 18 min
Vanessa Carlton is a Grammy and American Music Award nominated singer-songwriter from Pennsylvania, USA. You’ll know her best from her debut hit “A Thousand Miles”. It soared to the top 5 position on the Bill Board Hot 100 in 2002. She’s now released 5…
93: Ryn Weaver
Nov 24, 2015 • 63 min
Ryn Weaver is a pop star from San Diego, California who is on the rise in the scene. We’ve been following her music career for a while now and are glad to have her on the show. We go one-on-one with Ryn (36:10) about songwriting, dealing with personal…
92: Think For The World
Nov 16, 2015 • 51 min
It is with deepest sympathy and sadness that we are dedicating this episode of Capsule to the tragic events that took place in Paris, France this past weekend. And all the lives lost around the world from this on going conflict. This left the entire world…
91: Melanie Martinez
Nov 3, 2015 • 42 min
Melanie Martinez is a rising pop star who is making a name for herself quickly. This week on the show, your hosts Sean Chin and Andreas Babiolakis talk about their Halloween experiences and record an exclusive first-time podcast interview (26:55) with…
90: CHVRCHES
Oct 27, 2015 • 61 min
Scottish electro pop trio CHVRCHES join us for the show this week. Lauren Mayberry, Martin Doherty, and Iain Cook talk about their creating their unique sounds. Your hosts Sean Chin and Dakota Arsenault discuss the Blue Jays’ phenomenal season despite…
89: Leon Bridges
Oct 20, 2015 • 56 min
A lot of a cool things happened this week! Gilles LeBlanc AKA ROCKthusiast returns to the show and joins your host Sean Chin to chit chat. We dabble into music streaming, a new Radiohead album, Taylor Swift, Blue Jays rollercoaster, LIL MIX Spotify…
88: Frank Turner
Oct 7, 2015 • 43 min
This week, your hosts Sean Chin and Andreas Babiolakis sit down to discuss plummeting CD sales, Godspeed You! Black Emperor concert review, Meow The Jewels, what we saw at TIFF, and an interview with Frank Turner. Links: * CD Sales Drop by 31% in the US *…
87: Liam Howelett and Keith Flint of The Prodigy
Sep 30, 2015 • 43 min
We have a packed episode this week for ya’ll. Your hosts Sean Chin and Andreas Babiolakis discuss Apple’s new iPhone 6s, Polaris Prize 2015 winner, Pope Francis’ upcoming prog rock album, and Riot Fest Toronto. Then we present a special interview with…
86: Raggi from Of Monsters and Men
Sep 24, 2015 • 16 min
Of Monsters and Men are an indie folk band with a dash of pop from Iceland. Because of where they’re from, they usually get mentioned with the likes of Bjork and Sigur Ros. While all the above are amazing artists, Of Monsters and Men are in a world of…
85: Alex Kapranos of Franz Ferdinand
Sep 18, 2015 • 22 min
Franz Ferdinand are an indie rock band from Glasgow, Scotland. Their self-titled debut charted at number 3 in the UK Album Chart and they went on to win a Brit Award, and Mercury Music Prize and nominated for a Grammy in 2005. I’m thrilled to be joined by…
84: Ron Mael of Sparks and FFS
Aug 19, 2015 • 17 min
Sparks is a glam rock band formed in 1970. It is the creative genius of brothers Russel and Ron Mael in Los Angeles. Now they may be before your time if you’re in our 18-35 demographic. They have a 40 year career and have a whooping 22 studio albums under…
83: Walk The Moon & WayHome Festival Pt. 2
Aug 12, 2015 • 28 min
In our WayHome coverage finale, your hosts Sean Chin, Dakota Arsenault and Andreas Babiolakis talk about the biggest festival of the year in Ontario. Dakota interviews the gang from Walk The Moon about the PoPo, working with Apple, performing at…
82: Kevin Garrett and WayHome Festival Pt. 1
Aug 4, 2015 • 75 min
The team at LiL are back from the first ever WayHome Music & Arts festival in Oro-Medonte, ON. After a little breather, your hosts Sean Chin, Andreas Babiolakis, and Dakota Arsenault sit down have reflect on the making of an amazing music spectacle.…
81: James Bay
Jul 29, 2015 • 14 min
James Bay is a super talented young musician from the UK. His indie pop and folk sound is taking the world by storm and he’s performing all over the globe now after launching his career just a few years ago. He is currently touring his latest album Chaos…
80: Music Festival Survivalism: WayHome Edition
Jul 21, 2015 • 49 min
We’re just three days away from the inaugural WayHome Music & Arts festival in Oro-Medonte, ON. And while you can read about who we’re excited to see and listen to our playlist in our Preview, we have a treat for you today. Your hosts Sean Chin and Dakota…
79: Thoughts on Apple Music, Beats 1, Spotify, Rdio, Tidal
Jul 14, 2015 • 51 min
This week, your host Sean Chin talks with LiL director of photography Randall Vasquez (self-proclaimed audiophile) about streaming. Both have tested Apple Music, Spotify, Rdio, and Tidal extensively. Criteria such as user experience, catalogue size,…
78: Ben Thatcher of Royal Blood
Jul 9, 2015 • 13 min
Royal Blood are a rock duo from the UK who formed in 2013. And while still a relatively new band, they’ve been making a name for themselves. They’ve been compared to the White Stripes and the Black Keys with their hard rock and blue-garage rock sound and…
77: Gerard Way
Jun 2, 2015 • 36 min
This week Sean Chin and Katrina Wong Shue talk about their trips to Europe, a month with the Apple Watch, the filming of Suicide Squad in Toronto, and Kat interviews Gerard Way. Links: * Full video interview with Gerard Way * Gerard Way at the Danforth…
76: Chester Bennington of Linkin Park
May 26, 2015 • 32 min
Chester Bennington is the lead vocalist of Grammy award winning alternative rock group Linkin Park. He talks with your host Sean Chin about creating new sounds for The Hunting Party, Music for Relief, lifestyle philosophy, and nurturing up and coming…
75: Top 25 Songs of the Decade (So far)
May 19, 2015 • 45 min
This week, your hosts Sean Chin and Andreas Babiolakis discuss the Top 25 Songs of the Decade (so far). It wasn’t an easy task, but someone had to do it! We can be either totally right or completely wrong. Ways to Subscribe to Capsule Podcast: • Subscribe…
74: Milk & Bone
May 12, 2015 • 24 min
Milk & Bone is a new music project and are one of the coolest Electronic-Pop bands I’ve heard in a while. Today I have the pleasure of talking to Laurence Lafond-Beaulne and Camille Poliquin. They talk with your host Sean Chin about receiving over…
73: Justin Sane of Anti-Flag
May 6, 2015 • 32 min
Anti-Flag is an American punk rock group from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. The four-piece group have created music throughout the last decade. Lead singer Justin Sane talks with your host Sean Chin about anti-war activism, human rights, the gap of income…
72: Lights
Apr 29, 2015 • 31 min
Lights is a JUNO award winning artist and is one of the best Canadian musicians today. She talks to us about her careers journey, performing for the first time at Coachella, inspiring social change, and motherhood. Your hosts Sean Chin and Katrina Wong…
71: Jeph Howard of The Used
Apr 22, 2015 • 32 min
After a two week hiatus, we’re back! Sean Chin‘s house got broken into and he got robbed of his camera gear. It sucks. But that’s life. And we move on. Fortunately, the team at LiL pushes forward! Our social media and content editor Katrina Wong Shue got…
70: Snoop, you look like Shaq’s skeleton
Apr 2, 2015 • 71 min
Hello good people of the interwebz. This week Sean Chin and Andreas Babiolakis are once again joined by Mary-Anne Wiltshire. It’s a packed episode but very fun. We talk about Brock Lesnar at Wrestlemania 31, Zayn Malik being fired from One Direction, the…
69: We Pimp a Butterfly
Mar 24, 2015 • 71 min
On this weeks episode of Capsule, we finally get Andreas Babiolakis and sibling Mary-Anne Wiltshire on the same show! They join Sean Chin to talk about gaming on a smartphone, Iggy Azalea rapping, Kendrick Lamar’s amazing new album, Miley Cyrus at SXSW,…
68: It’s Clobbering Time
Mar 17, 2015 • 63 min
On this episode Sean Chin, Andreas Babiolakis, and Dakota Arsenault talk the Apple Watch, new MacBook, and who is getting what. 2015 looks to be a very promising year for music with the likes of Sufjan Stevens, Kendrick Lamar, Chromatics, Tame Impala,…
67: Bethany Cosentino of Best Coast
Mar 13, 2015 • 18 min
Best Coast is a dream pop group from Los Angeles, California. They are made up of two amazingly talented individuals. Lead singer Bethany Cosentino joins Sean Chin on this episode and talks about being on the cover of Nylon Espanol, creating fun upbeat…
66: Oops, We Leaked a Festival Lineup
Mar 10, 2015 • 67 min
On today’s episode Sean Chin, Andreas Babiolakis, and Dakota Arsenault are going to be talking a little bit about streaming in 2015. I describe how I accidentally leaked the Bestival Toronto lineup. The editors continue our discussion and analysis on…
65: Sari Delmar, CEO Audio Blood
Mar 3, 2015 • 53 min
Sari Delmar is the CEO of Audio Blood, a full service artist and brand development company in Toronto. She talks with Sean Chin about taking her company full time, leadership, the state of the music industry, nepotism, music festivals, streaming, and…
64: Frank Iero
Feb 27, 2015 • 22 min
Frank Iero was the lead guitarist of My Chemical Romance, but is now pursuing his own project called Frnkiero AndThe Cellabration. Our social media and contest editor Katrina caught up with Frank at the Hard Luck Bar downtown Toronto for an interview.…
63: Toronto Festivals and Apple Hires Zane Lowe
Feb 23, 2015 • 66 min
Gilles LeBlanc AKA Rockthusiast and your host Sean Chin discuss the state of music festivals in the Toronto and Greater Toronto Area. We comment on lineups already announced such as CMW, WayHome, Field Trip and predict on to be unveiled fests like NXNE,…
62: Michael Gira Returns
Feb 17, 2015 • 18 min
Michael Gira is the leading force of the musical group Swans. He is the first guest to make a return appearance on the podcast. Your hosts Sean Chin and Andreas Babiolakis catch up with Gira since last year at NXNE. He talks about touring all over Asia,…
61: Oscar Extravaganza 2015
Feb 11, 2015 • 148 min
The 87th Academy Awards ceremony will take place on February 22, 2015 at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood, Los Angeles. Last year had many breathtaking films as well as many duds. With that said, we once again assemble a power panel to dissect and analyze…
60: Technically No Elves
Feb 5, 2015 • 48 min
This week, your lovable host Sean Chin and associate editor Dakota Arsenault talk about the film Boyhood, Sam Smith, Saturday cartoons, and read some fan mail. This episode will get your mouth wet for our Oscar extravaganza episode. Links: * Saturday…