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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 […]

Merci Beaucoup To You

24 February 2014

Having been back in London for around four hours now, it seemed like a proper thank you was in order while still riding high on the fumes of a few fantastic days out on tour in France and Belgium with Női Kabát. A massive thanks to Coco and the Romance Moderne crew in Brussels, along […]

Softriot.com Gets The Upgrade

14 February 2014

You’re now looking at it. The upgraded softriot.com. The old design was getting to five years old and was starting to get a bit grating. There’s still a few things to be done to this version, including the proper functioning store but that’ll come next month when there’s time to tackle the monster that it […]

“The Garden Party / Read You Like An Electronic Book” Release Out March 2014

14 February 2014

The next upcoming Soft Riot release is a free, digital single of two “outtake” tracks from Fiction Prediction. These tracks, “The Garden Party” and “Read You Like An Electronic Book” were developed alongside the current tracks on that album but didn’t make the cut. Nevertheless they’re still an interesting listening. This will be released as […]

Interview and Mix for Abattoir

13 February 2014

In the running up to the live show at The Bedroom Bar, London UK for Abattoir this coming Wednesday, Feb 19th, here’s a mix and short interview conducted with Abattoir (from their official site):

Live Performances Feb 19-22

12 February 2014

SOFT RIOT will be performing four dates in a row in three different countries starting this coming Wednesday, February 19th. The first show is in London for the first Abattoir Live! series of events at The Bedroom Bar. Also performing are Mild Peril and Low Cost Life with Dee and Jonas from Noi Kabát DJing […]

A Luna Red “The Death Birds” Re-Release

6 February 2014

Having been out of print for, well, a while, A Luna Red‘s (or if you were around at the time, perhaps also spelled as aLUnARED) first album, The Death Birds, is now available again as a digital re-release through its BandCamp page. The Death Birds, originally released in 2000 on Vancouver’s Global Symphonic label (Frog […]

A Colder Consciousness #82

6 February 2014

This past Tuesday SOFT RIOT was in the studio at London’s Resonance 104.4 FM as a guest on the show “A Colder Consciousness”, hosted by Flora Pitrolo. I had a great time navigating through the spontaneous waters and Flora was a fantastic host. You can check out more archives of the show on ACC’s MixCloud. […]

A Colder Consciousness, Live Dates in February

27 January 2014

First of all, thanks to Sect Newcastle and the great crowd that attended the Soft Riot live show in Newcastle-upon-Tyne this past Friday. It was a wonderful time and goes to show that there’s good life out there in other cities in the UK for this type of music. Moving along, Soft Riot will be […]

Soft Riot / Női Kabát Interview and Live Video in Paris

17 December 2013

Below is a short featurette on both Soft Riot and Női Kabát from their European tour from this past July. This was filmed at Shakirail in Paris, promoted and filmed by Disco Kaos.

As 2013 Comes To An End

13 December 2013