#25: “The Toast CD” by Captive Portal

Captive Portal
The Toast CD (Single)
Release Date: April 01, 2019
Label: Captive Portal Music
Catalog #: CPM025


01. The Toast CD

Release Text:
Back in 2003-2005, I made some crappy noise music and burned it on CDs. The Toast CD was one of them. It contains 30 tracks of terrible noise and awful drumming. This track contains the “highlights” of those 30 tracks.

Everything by Zach Bridier unfortunately…

#24: “Featuring The Advocates” by Sebon

Featuring The Advocates
Release Date: January 27, 2019
Label: Bump Foot / Marly Records / Captive Portal Music
Catalog #: bump217 / MR022 / CPM024


01. Track #77
02. Midwest Sweater Weather
03. Literally, Figuratively
04. Youth Don’t
05. This Guy Is Falling

Release Text:
“Captive Portal released Quickly Closed Off EP in 2015, and came back with his house side project called Sebon. “The Advocates was a band that I was in. The band was active from 2012-2015. I thought it would be fun to make a house EP sampling some of our old songs.” All samples taken from The Advocates.” – Bump Foot

All samples taken from the The Advocates self titled album.

The Advocates are:
Austin Fredrich: Vocals & Guitar
Trevor Sattler: Bass
Zach Bridier: Drums

Bass on tracks 2 & 5: John Alden Davis

Artwork: Zach Bridier
Photos: Joe Kam & Elizabeth Bridier

#23: “Toy Sounds Vol. 1” by Captive Portal

Captive Portal
Toy Sounds Vol. 1
Release Date: August 24, 2018
Label: mp3death / Captive Portal Music
Catalog #: m3d,063 / CPM023


01. You Can Use
02. Me As
03. An Example For
04. A Candy Addiction

Release Text:
“in a coherently pushed by digital overload.
more triumphant than any such comforts:
rescuing the lyrical consumer-porn.
begins to play, as on its tells its own.

indulging in his inner euphoric raspberry
In other words, every tracks is the same
dance to develop a theme fully take shape;
playful affairs, building to follow a coherene pop

novelty if its style, proving that recalls
even more intimate due to the top you are
Just formery keyboards, kitschy overs blush.
covery luxurious buzzings of the banally,

As the EP softension to kitschy
any instinctive craving for resolution
sets up Your Friends of “happy” to say,
you get when you’ve been aching” – mp3death

Recorded exclusively with a Casio CA-110.

Voice on track 4: Elizabeth Bridier

Front Cover: Starpause
Front Cover Photo & Back Cover: Zach Bridier

#21: “What Is?” by Captive Portal

Captive Portal
What Is?
Release Date: March 2, 2018
Label: Mahorka / Captive Portal Music
Catalog #: mhrk195 / CPM022


01. Be Which One?
02. This Is.
03. Why Is?
04. Not This.
05. What Is?

Release Text:
“The prolific as ever Zach Bridier is back on Mahorka with his main genre-merging and style-hopping electronic music project Captive Portal with another 5 track EP! This time around, it’s guitar based music in a shoegaze-like style. Sit back, relax, and enjoy. Gazing at shoes is not obligatory. And, this time around, the EP comes also as a very limited edition cassette co-release with Zach’s own DBD Tapes.” – Mahorka

This EP was recorded, mixed, and mastered in November 2016.

All music performed by Zach Bridier
No synths were used in this recording
Only guitars, bass, drums, voice, & a train

Photos by Kristi Clay
Design by Zach Bridier
Dog is Cuki

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