Master Tape

A Video Collection: 2010-2020

Limited Edition DVD & VHS. Out NOW on Possession Records.


Cinema Eyes - Version IV - Cover
Cinema Eyes (Version IV)

Out Now on the Forbidden Figures compilation

34 tracks by artists from all around the world to support Münster-based, Japanese synth artist Nao Katafuchi in his ongoing legal issues.


More information on this news post as well.

Soft Riot | Master Tape - square cover

Master Tape



Soft Riot | Chin Up

Chin Up


Cassette, Digital, CD

Soft Riot | When Push Comes To Shove (PSSN04) | Cover

When Push Comes To Shove


Digital, CD, Vinyl LP

Soft Riot | Taking Off The Edge

Taking Off The Edge


Digital Single

Cinema Eyes - Version IV - Cover

Cinema Eyes (Version IV) out now on Forbidden Figures compilation

4 December 2020

Out now! A new compilation called Forbidden Figures, released to raise money for fellow synth artist Nao Katafuchi and his ongoing legal issues. Includes a brand, new reworked version of “Cinema Eyes” as well as tracks by 30+ amazing artists from around the world.

Soft Riot | Press photo for Northern Transmisions

Interview: Soft Riot’s Jack Duckworth Keeps His Chin Up

30 April 2020

“Jack Duckworth is a synth-driven journeyman who has delivered leftfield sounds across multiple projects over the past 25 years. For the past decade, he’s developed a sizeable, sinewave-forward solo catalogue as Soft Riot.”

Film Klub
World On A Wire (Welt Am Draht) - Rainer Werner Fassbinder | Still 01

World On A Wire

18 November 2020

Also known by its original German title, Welt Am Draht, this film is the only science fiction film by prolific director Rainer Werner Fassbinder — a slow burning, visually rich interpretation of the namesake novel written by American novelist Daniel F. Galouye.


Year: 2020
From the album Chin Up.

All, music lyrics, incidental music and sound effects by Soft Riot.
Visual effects, processing and editing by JJD in July 2020.

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Readymix Cement 004

10 December 2020

After a bit of a break, this new mix is an extended one, starting with some mood-lifting synthpop from around the office, then a mix of synth and dance-y, dark and dirgy and to atmospheric pieces. Includes tracks of the recent Forbidden Figures compilation as well as from the Glasgow artist compilation album Votive Offerings.

Soft Vault
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Cinema Eyes Revisited

4 December 2020

“Cinema Eyes” came out mid-2013 on the album Fiction Prediction, almost eight years ago. There’s a number of versions of that track that exist so here’s a retrospective.