|Genres||Folktronica, Indie-Pop, Experimental|
|Instrument(s)||Guitar, Keyboard, Electronic Effects, Laptop|
|Labels||Faith and Industry|
Capitol K is the name under which Kristian Craig Robinson works as a musician, producer, recording engineer and label manager.
Capitol K first came to prominence from the single "Pillow" which peaked in the UK Singles Chart at number 99 on 9 March 2002. His early releases combined, found sound, lo-fi aside hi-fi production, electronica and Indie-pop that went someway to establishing the folktronica genre along with fellow artists, Leafcutter John, Four Tet and Tunng.
Robinson was first signed to the record label Planet Mu (1999) who released the debut album Sounds Of The Empire, and then to XL Recordings (2002) who released the album Island Row before he created the Faith and Industry label (2004) which has released recent Capitol K material as well as artists, John Johanna, Patrick Wolf, Blue House, and Super Best Friends Club.
Capitol K currently runs the recording studio Total Refreshment Studio part of the Total Refreshment Centre.
Capitol K's work as a producer and recording engineer notably includes, the Mercury award nominated The Comet Is Coming, Rozi Plain's album Friend, Ibibio Sound Machine's second album Uyai, Flamingods' Majesty, and Patrick Wolf's first album entitled Lycanthropy. Serafina Steer, Bas Jan and Bradford Cox of the bands Deerhunter and Atlas Sound.
In 2015 Capitol K programmed, produced and co wrote the debut Loose Meat album.
In 2018, Capitol K released the album Goatherder.
|1999||Sounds Of The Empire||Planet Mu|
|2000||Island Row||Planet Mu|
|2002||Island Row||XL Recordings|
|2004||Happy Happy||Faith and Industry|
|2005||Nomad Junk||Faith and Industry|
|2008||Notes From Life on The Wire With a Wrecking Ball||Faith and Industry|
|2012||Andean Dub||Faith and Industry|
|2018||Goatherder||Faith and Industry|
|1999||Capitol K EP||Elf Cut|
|1999||Roadeater EP||Planet Mu|
|2008||Libertania/Go Go Go||Faith & Industry|
- "CAPITOL K Interview". Themilkfactory. Archived from the original on 5 December 2008. Retrieved 16 April 2013.
- "Andean Dub, by Capitol K". Capitol K. Bandcamp. Retrieved 7 March 2018.
- ""I got my Petri dish of Latin cultural influences": Capitol K discusses love, travelling and cumbia". Sounds and Colours. 14 August 2012. Retrieved 7 March 2018.