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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

Warmer Climes and Other News

5 November 2013

First off a big thanks to the crew and DJs at Waveform Moscow for putting on a wonderful night a couple of weeks back. It was a great show to play and I met a lot of great people, including Oleg from Other Voices Records! Everyone I met was very laid back and open minded, […]

Interview for Other Voices Records

15 October 2013

This is an interview done with Pavel Nattsol Zarutskiy, formerly of Grave Jibes Magazine, for an Other Voices Records exclusive. This interview was done in June of this year: Soft Riot goes to Russia for the very first time with the presentation of his new album Fiction Prediction (Other Voices Records, Russia). Before this remarkable […]

Moscow, Small Doses and More

2 October 2013

As part of a showcase being put on by Other Voices Records, Soft Riot is playing a one-off show in Moscow later this month for Moscow’s synth/wave night Waveform. More information on this event can be found here on Facebook. Copies of Fiction Prediction will be available in CD and Cassette format, and I’ll have […]

And You Will Find Them In The Basement, Round 2

27 August 2013

With the first vinyl pressing of this record now well out of stock, Desire Records has made the And You Will Find Them In The Basement compilation available again on a separate pressing, this time on purple vinyl! A compilation of mostly London synth/wave bands, this compilation features tracks (some exclusive!) by artists such as […]

Records, Remixes, Russia and Racing Forward

20 August 2013

Here’s an attempt to arrange all of the current news into one piece, all tied to a bit of cheap alliteration under the letter “R”… First off, all formats of the new album Fiction Prediction are available for order after some delays on some of the physical formats. You can now order these items from […]

Back From Tour And Moving Forward

4 August 2013

Back from the two week tour with N&#337i Kabát for around a week now and in reflection it was a fantastic time. All of the shows were fantastic, with great live performances, incredible hospitality and enthusiastic crowds. The "hiccups" on the tour seemed relatively minor in comparison, including a van breakdown en route to our […]

Interview with Dark Entries Magazine

10 July 2013

An interview the the Belgian magazine Dark Entries was done leading up to this coming Saturday’s show at AntiFabrik for Obscuur Wavegeteef in Antwerp, BE. The inteview was translated into Dutch for the local readers but you can read the original English translation below. Soft Riot ? Op 13 juli live in de Antifa-brick (Begijnenvest […]

Tour Dates for July (Updated)

8 July 2013

The SOFT RIOT / NŐI KÁBAT tour commences this Thursday in London! All of the venue details for the shows can be found through the links in the venue listings below. It should a great time and both bands look forward to seeing all you good people out there. Thanks. [bandsintown_events]

“Cinema Eyes” Promo Video

23 April 2013

A new promo video for the track “Cinema Eyes” is now online. This track is on the upcoming Fiction Prediction album on Other Voices/Volar as well as the And You Will Find Them In The Basement compilation on Desire Records. What wonders one can come up with on no budget and a lot of time […]

Interview with Ghettoblaster Magazine

15 April 2013

A new interview with Soft Riot with the US magazine Ghettoblaster Magazine is now up online. The interview covers the upcoming album “Fiction Prediction” as well a number of other subjects. Thanks to Tim Anderl for this one. From The Horse’s Mouth: Jack Duckworth (Soft Riot) on Fiction Prediction | Ghettoblaster Magazinehttp://ghettoblastermagazine.com/2013/from-the-horses-mouth-jack-duckworth-soft-riot-on-fiction-prediction/To say that Jack […]