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LONDON SHOW FOR 21 SEPT 12

21 August 2012

Next performance: More information in EVENTS or you can find the online social media version at www.softriot.com/21sept12.

VEXXED OUT OF STOCK / UPCOMING RECORDINGS

7 August 2012

Hard copies of the VEXXED/SECTION 5 split zine are no longer available. A 60+ page fanzine that is a joint publication JJD and writer/poet Robert Monk, this publication features collages, writings, and illustrations from both contributors. Whether or not this will be republished in a physical format is to be seen, but this out of […]

HYPERBOLIC MASSES HAS REACHED CRITICAL MASS

20 July 2012

It’s official. HYPERBOLIC MASSES is now OUT OF STOCK from the softriot.com online store. Any purchases will need to be made through Rough Trade and [aufnahme + wiedergabe] as they likely have remaining copies. Most of the unreleased tracks from this release are to be moved onto a full length coming late 2012. Thanks for […]

SOFT RIOT ON CLOTH OVER YOUR SKIN

19 July 2012

Having abstracted the face into near obscurity, here is the design for an upcoming run of t-shirts and possibly some other apparel to come this fall. This will be a full frontal print, white on black (possibly colour on white) in a very classic style. Printing to be handled by Jonas Ranson at Blacklist Editions. […]

LAST MINUTE SHOW

17 July 2012

SOFT RIOT has been added last minute to the “Where Do You Belong” EP release party for the up-and-coming DIGITS (Berlin/CA). It’s in London, TOMORROW night at the Shacklewell Arms. This is likely one of the few shows, if any others, that will be happening over this summer until September. More dates in UK and […]

FRIEDRICH STRASSE ON “HYPERBOLIC MASSES”

27 June 2012

Here’s a relatively in-depth look at “Hyperbolic Masses” from the online web zine FRIEDRICH STRASSE: Friedrich Strasse: Soft Riot-Hyperbolic Masseshttp://friedrichstrasse.blogspot.co.uk/2012/06/soft-riot-hyperbolic-masses.htmlSoft Riot have been mentioned on here a couple of times now without receiving any of the individual attention they deserve. So, it’s an enormous pleasure to now say a few words…

OH… AND STOCKS ARE RUNNING LOW

26 June 2012

Over the last month or so the majority of the limited edition “Hyperbolic Masses” cassettes have been relayed to all you good people out there by mailorder, distribution and purchases at live shows. They’re down to the last half dozen copies and then they’re gone. There are likely some still available through Rough Trade or […]

A RETURN FROM THE FOUR CITIES

26 June 2012

After numerous days, thousands of kilometers on motorways, many new faces, new cities and late nights, SOFT RIOT is back in London after a whirlwind 4-date tour with N?i Kabát. The shows in Berlin, Budapest, Prague and Vienna were fantastic and thanks to the promoters, hosts and attendees who came or helped both acts out. […]

“YOU CAN’T PLEASE EVERYONE” PROMO VIDEO

5 June 2012

Here’s the new promo video for the track “You Can’t Please Everyone” from the Another Drone In Your Head EP on Tundra Dubs. Bucolic, pastoral yet sinister; forests, synths in fields, devils over the shoulder, knives — and a bunch of other stuff on no budget… A bit of press from the Canadian nationwide magazine […]

HYPERBOLIC MASSES AROUND THE WORLD / JUNE TOUR

22 May 2012

Copies of the limited edition cassette re-release are draining nicely out of the Soft Riot reserves. There’s copies now available through the following distributors: ROUGH TRADE (UK) AUFNAHME + WIEDERGABE (Europe) OTHER VOICES (Russia) It’s not expected for these to last for too much longer, especially with the upcoming European tour with Noi Kabat on […]

HYPERBOLIC MASSES AVAILABLE 08 MAY 2012

29 April 2012

Available 08 May 2012, Hyperbolic Masses is a limited edition cassette that contains 8 tracks, 5 previously unreleased, that will be available at live shows over the coming months as well as some available by mail order through this site. It provides a document of the current material of Soft Riot before the unreleased tracks […]

FEATURE IN BAD FOTOGRAPHY

24 April 2012

A small feature in the UK blog Bad Fotography, complete with videos and audio clips. Soft Riot | Bad Fotographyhttp://www.bad-fotography.co.uk/2012/04/soft-riot.htmlI’m continuing with the synth theme again. We’ve come to an age where being an “electronic” solo musician almost always seem to result in a…

A DIFFERENT VERSION OF DIE WORLD

11 April 2012

Today you can find here the unveiling of SOFT RIOT’s “Ice Cave” Version of the track “Die World” by Lebanon Hanover below as a SoundCloud preview. The original track written and recorded by Lebanon Hanover is available on their fine LP “The World Is Getting Colder” released earlier this year on Fabrika Records.  This version […]

LIVE BEYOND LONDON IN MAY AND JUNE

10 April 2012

SOFT RIOT will be playing the following live dates in May: Friday, May 18th / Manchester @ Dancing and Laughing (Fuel) w/LEBANON HANOVER + A TERRIBLE SPLENDOUR Saturday, May 19th / Sheffield @ TBA w/LEBANON HANOVER + A TERRIBLE SPLENDOUR Then onto a tour of Europe with various dates between June 13th and 23rd with […]

LIVE FOOTAGE FROM FUTURE OBSCURA

6 April 2012

From a live set last month at the new London club Future Obscura come two live clips. The first is filmed by MM Lyle for the track “You Can’t Please Everyone” with sound coming from the camera’s built-in microphone. The second is an offical Future Obscura clip for the track “Another Drone In Your Head” […]

THE HOLY INTRUDER + A TERRIBLE SPLENDOUR

4 April 2012

A new compilation is coming out soon on the label Aural Sects featuring a sizable roster of dark electronic artists doing their own interpretations of tracks from video games old and new. Soft Riot has done a version of “The Holy Intruder”, an incidental piece from the 1993 Super Nintendo/Squaresoft video game The Secret of […]

SOFT RIOT RE-WORKS BABE RAINBOW

13 March 2012

With the recent release of the Another Drone In Your Head EP, there was inclusion of a remix by Warp Records artist Babe Rainbow (aka Cameron Reed) on the release. This stunning effort by Mr Reed was reciprocated by a Soft Riot makeover on the Babe Rainbow track “Set Loose” from his Endless Path EP […]

INTERVIEW: SOFT RIOT WITH YOUINDIE.COM

2 March 2012

This interview is courtesy of Tim Anderl from Youindie.com. You Indie Feature: Jack Duckworth of Soft Riot Truth be told, Jack Duckworth has been a long time friend of YouIndie.  That said, he and his projects have also been a prolific source of music that has shaken me to the core for over a decade.  […]

ANOTHER DRONE IN YOUR HEAD OUT NOW

25 February 2012

The new extended single/EP “Another Drone In Your Head” is now available through Tundra Dubs. It should be online through iTunes and other digital distributors in the near future. Check it out here: tundradub.bandcamp.com/album/another-drone-in-your-head.  

“ANOTHER DRONE IN YOUR HEAD” OUT THIS WEEK

22 February 2012

All of the remixes are now in and yes, the “Another Drone In Your Head” extended signal is out this Friday on Tundra Dubs. It can be previewed below or purchasable from Tundra‘s BandCamp website followed by iTunes in the coming weeks. Another Drone In Your Head by softriot