Year: 2014

The Last Day of 2014

31 December 2014

Having returned from a great show last night in London, it’s now 6.30pm here in Sheffield. There’s still snow outside but it’s going to be trumped by rain very, very soon. This is just a short message to thank everyone for their support in 2014. There were a lot of cities in Europe (and one […]

Download “The Music Of Other People” Remixes

10 December 2014

It’s coming to that time of year where things slow down quite a bit. The weather is brisk, cold and biting and we all tend to hole up and re-focus for the coming new year. I’ve been spending a lot of time preparing things for 2015, including a new record. So while we take “five” […]

An Interview With A Blog That Celebrates

4 December 2014

A South American music blog called The Blog That Celebrates Itself (a reference to the early 90s “shoegaze” movement) recently got in touch to do an interview about all things Soft Riot. The introduction to the interview is in Portuguese with the actual interview itself in English. Here’s the result: Q. When did Soft Riot […]

“Modern Dread” Video Premiere

27 November 2014

“Modern Dread” is a track off of Some More Terror, a release featuring 11 tracks of more filmic, instrumental synthesized soundscapes. The idea was always there to do some sort of promotional video for a track off the release, but in a different format from a standard DIY video for a “pop” song. The music […]

A Filmic Fall

17 November 2014

Having returned from a successful trip to Canada, things are now rolling back at the studio preparing the new upcoming album, You Never Know What Might Come Next. The final mixes are done and soon to be going into mastering. This new record will be released sometime after the new year in 2015 on Desire. […]

Mixing the New Album Plus Other Things

25 October 2014

So there’s been a number of things going on this fall and insight to all of those activities are found in this one convenient digest. First off, the new proper Soft Riot album, You Never Know What Might Come Next, was mixed earlier this month in London at Flesh & Bone Studios. On mixing duties […]

Keluar Shows Completed, TSTI Remix Released

23 September 2014

After many journeys on trains, trains and automobiles, the Soft Riot machine is back in Sheffield after a successful string of shows with Keluar in Netherlands, France and Germany. Thanks to all the promoters, venues, old friends, new friends and all of those who came out. More shows for 2014 will be coming before a […]

Some More Terror Pre-Order and Other Happenings

4 September 2014

The latest offering Some More Terror is now available for pre-order in Europe through the Desire Records website. The album comes in cassette and digital format, the latter which will be available once the cassette ships. Sanity Muffin will be releasing the North American version of the cassette with different artwork. Some More Terror is […]

“Your Own Private Underworld” Promotional Video

22 August 2014

Released as a single ahead of the Fiction Prediction album last year, the promotional video for the track “Your Own Private Underworld” has now premiered and is available for viewing online. The video was shot in London by Wild Beast Productions. Credits are as follows: A WILD BEAST PRODUCTION Director / DOP / Editor / […]

Some More Terror

18 July 2014

Some More Terror is the next of two full-length releases coming from SOFT RIOT. This recording containing 11 tracks of instrumental, ambient-influenced synth sounds and acts as a slight detour between the previous album, Fiction Prediction, and the proper follow-up to come called You Never Know What Might Come Next. Some More Terror will be […]

Soft Riot In Steel City

14 July 2014

After kick-starting things in early 2011 in London, England, SOFT RIOT has now set up base in the northern UK city of Sheffield. There’s a view of trees from the window of the new studio and rolling hills in the distance. Sheffield has a interesting history of experimental and electronic music, as well as the […]

Garçonne Show Postponed, Herzinfarkt in Sheffield

24 June 2014

Due to some complications with the event, I’ve been informed that this week’s show at Corsica Studios for Garçonne has been postponed. Apologies for those that have bought tickets and/or who were planning to attend. There’s a possible rescheduling of this event down the line but no details on that yet. https://www.facebook.com/events/1507016539521021/I’m really sorry to […]

Split Personalities’ “Top Of The Pops” Remix

14 June 2014

Following on the recently released remix of “Cleo” for Keluar, this version of “Top Of The Pops” by Croatia’s Split Personalities is now up online for streaming. This is a Soft Riot version of This will be released on a compilation of I/II and Split Personalities’ odds and ends; popular adaptations, rehearsals, out-of-prints and reworks. […]

The Month Of June, Shows, Split Personalities and Heading North

12 June 2014

Back after a very intense cluster of days in Leipzig at the Gothic Pogo Party festival, a big thanks goes out to the organisers for their efficiency and endurance, as well as the bands Paradox Sequenz, Lola Kumtus and of course, the energetic and enthusiastic Robert Görl! Many familiar faces were seen as well. And […]

A live show, or two or three, in June

7 May 2014

Soft Riot will be performing a few live shows next month, the first being 05 June 2014 here in London at The Stag’s Head. Some new material will be tried out as well as warming up the equipment ahead of a live appearance at the Gothic Pogo Party festival in Leipzig DE a few days […]

Interview with Donkaster Elektronische Freundschaft

18 April 2014

On the 7th of April Soft Riot spoke to the folks at Donkaster Elektronische Freundschaft in the form on a 20 minute long interview for their ongoing digital radio show and podcast. Towards the end of the interview the track “You’ve Been A Seeker For Long Enough” is played (the b-side to the “Your Own […]

Soft Riot remixes Keluar

17 April 2014

This past fall Soft Riot was asked by friends in the Berlin duo Keluar to remix one of their tracks from their first EP, Ennoea, released on Desire. Choosing the track “Cleo”, it was reworked into something new but continuing some of the same atmospheres of the original. After being archived for several months awaiting […]

A New Shop

25 March 2014

A Soft Riot web shop has now opened where physical copies of both Fiction Prediction and No Longer Stranger can be purchased, but also various merchandise items such as shirts and posters as well. If you’re living in the UK or Europe this provides you a one stop shop for all of these items that […]