Category Archives: Release

NEW BAND RELEASE: 2Minute Minor // …A Goon’s Best Friend EP

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Release Date: June 12, 2017

Label: ZAP Records

Catalog #: ZAP-025


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Description:
*None*


Tracklist:
01. Change My Life
02. Follow Your Own Path
03. Prime!
04. Unwritten War
05. Stand Firm
06. We Had Enough
07. We Will Prosper
08. Goon Grew


Credits:
Additional Gang Vocals:
Jesse Hawley, Darren Davick, Sid Duffour, Jason Giles, Michael Perlmütter, Marko Karacic

 

Front cover art: Jonas Goonface
Front cover photo: Thomas Wray
Back cover photo: Laiza Goytia
Live photo: KB Imaging

 

Recorded in January-April 2017
@ Potomac Studios in Chicago, IL
Recorded & Mixed: Zach Bridier
Mastered: Sef Idle of Simpul Studio

 

Special thanks to Bryan Gray for letting us use his studio and gear & Jesse Hawley for backup vocals on Unwritten War.

NEW RELEASE: Captive Portal // Having A VHS For A Leg

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Release Date: April 7, 2017

Label: Mahorka / ZAP Records / CPM

Catalog #: mhrk184 / ZAP-023 / 0018.CP013


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Description:
*Coming Soon*


Tracklist:
01. Now I Hear Little Dreams…
02. Tiny Breath Of Music Life (feat. Mary L’abbate)
03. Bread Crumb Trees
04. When We Were Once
05. Hue Should Consider Checking Back
06. Two Days Yesterday
07. Pens With Spoons Taped To Them
08. Forest Thoughts
09. Equestrian Encryption
10. Shaking Hands With A Polar Bear
11. Monotron Craziness
12. Pushing A Cart Or Wearing A Jacket
13. Choir Librarian
14. Wishing For Wishing
15. Have You Ever Been In Here?
16. What’s More, Once More (feat. Ally Lynn)


Credits:

Produced, Mixed, & Mastered by: Zach Bridier

All sounds are original. No software synths and no audio from third parties were used in this recording.

 

VHS Photoshoot (2015-10-14)
Photographer: Nicole Carey
VHS Man: Jess Heckenberg
Dog: Kipling (RIP)

 

Artwork: Angel Draganov
Text: Zach Bridier (except track 2 lyrics: Mary L’abbate)

 

Individual Track Info & Credits:
01: Music: Zach Bridier
Vocals: Mary L’abbate
02: Words: Mary L’abbate
Music: Zach Bridier
Vocals: Mary L’abbate
Vocals recorded @ Gablin Stewdio
03: Words & Music: Zach Bridier
04: Music: Zach Bridier
Vocals: Elizabeth Bridier
05: Music: Zach Bridier
Recorded @ Gablin Stewdio
06: Music: Zach Bridier
This track features clips from The Sweet Sweet Revenge’s final show.
07: Music: Zach Bridier
Tracked on Sunvox at various locations
All sounds recorded on my Tascam DR-07mkII.
08: Music: Zach Bridier
Drums tracked live in an unfinished basement.
Bass, vocoder, and lead synth was recorded at a forest preserve.
09: Music: Zach Bridier
All drums and percussion recorded at a horse farm.
Song title made by the 2nd dungeon master.
10: Music: Zach Bridier
Bass: Ryan Haines
11: Music: Zach Bridier
Drum engineering: Bryan Gray
Drums tracked @ Potamic Studios
This track only contains a Korg Monotron and live drums.
12: Music: Zach Bridier
Guitar: Josh Buche
Recorded @ Gablin Stewdio
13: Music: Zach Bridier
Bass: Trevor Sattler
Featuring the Greenville College Jazz Band
14: Music: Zach Bridier
15: Pieced together by: Zach Bridier
SFX recorded by: Zach Bridier & Katherine Arnaud
16: Words: Ally Lynn, Zach Bridier
Music: Zach Bridier
Vocals (in order of appearance): Ally Lynn, Haley Durham, Miguel Escobar, Lloyd Nicks Jr.
Bass: Ben Kostecki
Drum engineering: Bryan Gray
Ally’s vocals were recorded at her place
Vocals & some percussion recorded @ Greenville College Studios
Drums tracked @ Potamic Studios

NEW RELEASE: Captive Portal // Music Is Telephone EP

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Release Date: February 25, 2017

Label: La Bèl Netlabel / CPM

Catalog #: [LBN038] / 0017.CP012


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Description:
“Recorded with a single acoustic guitar by Captive Portal (Zach Bridier)” – La Bèl Netlabel


Tracklist:
01. Anti-Exposed Video
02. Music Is Telephone
03. Drums For Jobs
04. Peppers & Mints
05. I Miss Holidays


Credits:

Everything done by: Zach Bridier
Recorded with a single acoustic guitar.

 

All sounds are original. No software synths and no audio from third parties were used in this recording.

NEW RELEASE: Captive Portal // Millions & Giants Of People (Single)

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Release Date: January 12, 2017

Label: ZAP Records / CPM

Catalog #: ZAP 023 / 0016.CP011


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Description:
“Here is another compilation of music by our friends, including exclusive tracks from False Idle, Willem Samuel, Captive Portal and George Hugo. Please support their creative endeavours, thanks.” – ZAP Records


Tracklist:
01. Millions & Giants Of People


Credits:

Produced, Mixed & Mastered by: Zach Bridier

 

All sounds are original. No software synths and no audio from third parties were used in this recording.

NEW RELEASE: Captive Portal // They Went Shopping (Single)

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Release Date: December 23, 2016

Label: Petroglyph Music / CPM

Catalog #: Petroglyph507 / 0015.CP010


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Description:
“The X-mas Compilation 2016 is here
124 tracks!
Big thanks to all the artists that made this possible” – Petroglyph Music


Tracklist:
01. They Went Shopping


Credits:

Produced, Mixed & Mastered by: Zach Bridier

 

All sounds are original. No software synths and no audio from third parties were used in this recording.

NEW RELEASE: Captive Portal // Feeling Like A Delicate Cookie (Single)

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Release Date: December 21, 2016

Label: Kahvi Collective / CPM

Catalog #: #379 / 0014.CP009


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Description:
“Here at Kahvi we’re exceptionally proud of our yearly compilation release – and here, finally, is the VA release for 2016! It’s been a mammoth undertaking, collecting tracks, compiling the release, mastering, creating the cover artwork but finally we can announce that “Fields’ is here!

 

This year, we have 40 of the best tracks from some familiar faces, along with many guest artists that submitted their tracks for inclusion. We’re especially proud to include a track from the legendary Richard Devine!

 

Some really amazing talent is out there with very little exposure, and the VA is our chance to redress the balance.

 

Fantastic cover artwork is created by our resident VA artist ‘Anto’ and mastering is by Mnemonic. Enjoy this years VA and Merry Christmas!” – Kahvi Collective


Tracklist:
01. Feeling Like A Delicate Cookie


Credits:

Produced & Mixed by: Zach Bridier
Mastered by: Mnemonic
Original Artwork by: Anto

 

All sounds are original. No software synths and no audio from third parties were used in this recording.

NEW RELEASE: Captive Portal // In The Air (The Remixes)

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First off… HAPPY NETLABEL DAY! CLICK HERE FOR A BUNCH OF FREE MUSIC!!!!


Release Date: July 14, 2016

Catalog #: mhrk175

Label: Mahorka


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Description:
“Just as in the first Netlabel Day ever (2015) Mahorka is participating in the second Netlabel Day (2016) with a very special release of reworked and exclusive tracks from a very special project. This time the original works come from Captive Portal (Zach Bridier)’s debut EP “Throwing” and his follow-up “Catching”, both on Mahorka. “In The Air (The Remixes)” was in the works for a period of more than this one year from the last 14th of July and, as the album title suggests, manages to fill all the space and time in between and around “Throwing” and “Catching”, featuring reworks from dear Mahorka regulars, Captive Portal collaborators and invited artists, including Fire To The Stars, the band that we reworked last year, and also Zach on its own, delivering the awesome intro and outro tracks of the album – a live remix of his “Magic Bubbles Underwater” and the brand new track “In The Air”.” – Mahorka


Tracklist:
01 Magic Bubbles Underwater (Live Remix)
02 Don’t Tickle Me (Mas&Delayer Remix)
03 This Minus Five (Fire To The Stars Rework)
04 Beautiful Reciprocal (Vatska! Remix)
05 Mister Really Loves You (Kevin Bryce Remix)
06 Oak Bloke (Josh Buche Remix)
07 Пееща телеграма (Yantra Bottom Mix by Tranzistor)
08 This Minus Five (Protuberance Darkstep Remix)
09 Don’t Tickle Me (Knot Limcedet Remix by Rės)
10 Internally Grateful (Mas&Delayer Remix)
11 Not Locrian (Rise 1969 Remix)
12 Pause Zit If IV Shadow (JAD Remix)
13 This Minus Five (Kanalen Pluh Mutation)
14 Beautiful Reciprocal (Half Mix)
15 In The Air


Produced & Compiled by: Ivo Petrov & Zach Bridier
Mastered by: Zach Bridier
Photography, Design & Illustration: Taylor Likes

NEW RELEASE: Captive Portal // Bloke Sitting EP

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Release Date: December 28, 2015

Label: AFA Sound Machine


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Description:

“Desde Chicago nos llega Captive Portal, un proyecto experimental de Zach Bridier.
Poderosos ritmos casiotrónicos abren este divertido álbum, lleno de una electrónica juguetona que inyecta los 90 de vuelta a tu cerebro. 4 temas de fantásticas variables musicales como 8-bit, break beat o hip hop instrumental para vibrar y repetir escuchas.

Bloke Sitting es el 4º de 4 EPs que Zach ha publicado durante diciembre de 2015 en diferentes netlabels.” – AFA Sound Machine


Tracklist:

01. Hey, Guys

02. Oak Bloke

03. Penny17

04. Sitting On A Song


All music & artwork by: Zach Bridier

No software synths were used in this recording.

NEW RELEASE: Captive Portal // Quickly Closed Off EP

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Release Date: December 21, 2015

Label: Bump Foot


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Description:
“Here comes the first EP by Captive Portal from Chicago, Illinois. Quickly Closed Off is 4-track minimal/techno EP. From the song titles, you would come up with a story about a life and death of a band. Captive Portal has 4 free releases coming out every Monday in this month : Laughing Turkeys, Lecture Tomb, Quickly Closed Off and Bloke Sitting.” – Bump Foot


Tracklist:

01. Band Documentary (The Introduction)

02. Stuck In A Van (The Tour)

03. Band Hiatus (The Reflection)

04. Reunion Rumours (feat. The Completely Sober Band)


The Completely Sober Band is a straight edge kid making really trippy dance music.

 

Tracks 2 & 4: All sounds are original. No software synths and no audio from third parties were used in this recording.

 

All music & artwork by: Zach Bridier

 

NEW RELEASE: Captive Portal // Lecture Tomb

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Release Date: December 14, 2015

Label: Mahorka


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Description:
Every January, a group of philosophers met in a cave somewhere in Colorado. They got together for three days to think and philosophize about life and the universe around them. However, the 1887 meeting became a fateful one. The three day event became a week long discussion about life beyond this world. During this time, they disregarded the essentials of life, such as eating and sleeping. Therefore, all of whom were attending this event suffocated themselves to death in their own philosophy. This unnamed cave became their tomb.


Tracklist:

01. Lecture Tomb


Lecture Tomb was composed on two separate occasions: September 30 & November 4, 2015.

All sounds are original. No software synths and no audio from third parties were used in this recording.

 

Music by: Zach Bridier

Artwork by: Angel Draganov