Soft Riot — Promo Photo 2 | Spring 2023

Kollektiva sounds in on “No.”

19 September 2023

The Hungarian web presence known as Kollektiva puts in a strong endorsement for the new album No.: “…even in this sad, dark age, the album full of innovation and to say, which besides perfect musical production, at least the ‘NO’ is so focused.”

Soft Riot : NO. LP on BandCamp (August 2023)

“No.” added to New And Notable on BandCamp

19 August 2023

Many thanks to BandCamp for featuring No. In their New And Notable section, which selects choice new releases featured on the platform.


The new album No. is out today!

11 August 2023

The tenth album called No. is out now and available on Vinyl LP, Digipak CD and Digital, as well as on various streaming services. Read on for more info about ordering, shipments and for listening links!

Soft Riot : No. | Full album stream on Ghettoblaster Magazine

Album Stream | Soft Riot, No. on Ghettoblaster Magazine

10 August 2023

The new album No. is out TOMORROW and with that many thanks go out to Ghettoblaster Magazine for a nice feature on this album that contains an overview and FULL stream of the record. - Soft Riot - Say Yes To No

“Say Yes To No” — Outside Left

3 August 2023

Many thanks to Alan Rider of UK magazine Outside Left for press this nice album feature on the forthcoming “No.” album. — ‘…alternately bubbling or razor-sharp analogue synths battle it out in a sound that is both retro and futuristic.’

Carlos Grabstein

Soft Riot & Carlos Grabstein “Rebuilding It Again” Video Premiere

27 July 2023

A collaborative track between Soft Riot and Berlin-based electronic musician and DJ Carlos GrabStein, originally from Mexico City, based on the single “A Spade Is Played Again” with accompanying video.

Soft Riot | Linked Between Two Minds — Video Still and Kool Rock Radio premiere the video for “Linked Between Two Minds”

25 July 2023

Many thanks to and Kool Rock Radio for premiering this new video for this track. It’s the first single off the forthcoming album “No.” out 11 August 2023  as well as the title track off the new, extended single of the same name.

Soft Riot's album is titled "No." but I say yes.

Soft Riot’s album is titled “No.” but I say yes.

22 July 2023

Thanks to Brutal Resonance for writing their new feature and full album preview for the forthcoming “No.” album out 11 August 2023.

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“A Spade Is Played Again (Breakdown Version)” video premiere on White Light // White Heat

30 June 2023

The popular, underground music website White Light // White Heat has premiered the first video in relation to the forthcoming No. album, “A Spade Is Played Again (Breakdown Version)”.

Ubre Blanca "Rhizome" Cassette Cover

Ubre Blanca’s “Nocturne I” featuring Soft Riot

5 June 2023

Today is the release day for the new album Rhizome by Ubre Blanca, a Glasgow-based “dark electronic disco”, and which I collaborated with them on the album’s second track, “Nocturne I”.


Announcing the new album, “No.”

15 May 2023

The new SOFT RIOT album — NO. Out 11 August 2023 on Possession Records (UK) and Wave Tension Records (NL). Nine new tracks available on Vinyl LP, Digipak CD and Digital.

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Newem’s “Ikko (Soft Riot Remix)” Out Now

28 April 2023

The Soft Riot remix of “Ikko” by Los Angeles-based Newem (a project of Sébastian Chenut of renowned French DJ duo Scratch Massive) is out today on various digital platforms, including Spotify.

Soft Riot | Promo 2022 | The Rear View

The Year Of 2022 In The Rear View

20 December 2022

We’re all coming to the end of yet another year, this one being 2022. I thought I’d write some thoughts here as I haven’t really been as active online lately as I have been in the past. Although I’ve been busy with music and travelling for shows this past year, my posts are less frequent […]

Soft Riot "Windows To The Wild (Versions)"

“Windows To The Wild (Versions)” remixes out now!

31 May 2022

A new 3-track digital single, premiered on, with three remixes of the track “Windows To The Wild” contributed by Qual, Ubre Blanca and Soft Riot himself.

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Gothic Pogo Festival XV Anniversary line-up announced

15 March 2022

Announced today, and delayed over the past two years due to the pandemic, Gothic Pogo Festival XV Festival is a go for this June in Leipzig, Germany. It’s my favourite festival ever and I’m to be performing a SOFT RIOT set on the Sunday showcase as part of five days of amazing bands, DJing and dancing.

Soft Riot at Ombra Festival, November 2021 | Video filmed by Operator Radio | Featured Image

Full live set video from Ombra Festival (November 2021)

26 January 2022

A full set of the SOFT RIOT performance at this past November’s Ombra Festival in Barcelona, Spain is now up online, courtesy of Operator Radio.

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“Windows To The Wild” Video Premiere on

10 November 2021

Many thanks to and staff writer Alice Teeple for cooking up an article the premiere of the “Windows To The Wild” video  — the track from the Upperwave Selections Vol. 1 compilation out 01 December 2021 on Berlin’s Miseria Records.

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Ostrofti “Sudden Vision Zones” official release and video premiere

6 November 2021

The four 4-track, hour-long album Sudden Vision Zones by Ostrofti is now finally and officially out now, including a mind-warping, sizzling hour-long video assembled by Flustervision (JJD + Georgina Penstkart) to accompany the release.

Steve Jones & Logan Sky feat. Steve Strange "Corrupt State" cover

Steven Jones & Logon Sky feat. Steve Strange “Corrupt State (Soft Riot’s Switch Version)”

14 October 2021

Close to a year ago now I was asked by Logan Sky to do a remix for his project Steven Jones & Logan Sky. Logan was the synthesizer player and producer in the last line-up of the Blitz Club-based project Visage, featuring the legendary and dearly departed Steve Strange. The result was this remix that was an honour to work on for their Corrupt State release.

Tral Neu - Mini-albun | CD stack

Tral Neu mini-album on Tonal Shifts out now

10 October 2021

After over a year in the making, the release date has come for the mini-album on the Tonal Shifts label of Tral Neu, a collaborative, multi-country musical project featuring tracks by groups of musicians in the underground synth/wave scene. On this release is the track “Making The Same Mistake”, a group effort by Soft Riot, Madmoizel and Iv/An.

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August BandCamp Sale – 20% Discount

5 August 2021

Tomorrow another BandCamp Friday sale springs into action with a little Possession Records summer sale to ice that lovely cake. You can also take advantage of a discount code that gives 20% of your total purchase and is active until midnight at the end of August 15th and applies to everything in the shop.