Official Video

A collection of all of the official promo videos to date, including short films, from across all releases so far. To view an archive of live/studio performances, check out Live Video.

Laughter Takes Off The Edge

Official Video

Year: 2020
From the album Chin Up.

All, music lyrics, incidental music and sound effects by Soft Riot.
Visual effects, processing and editing by JJD in July 2020.

Who Knows Where You'll Be

Official Video

Year: 2020
From the album Chin Up.

All, music lyrics, incidental music and sound effects by Soft Riot. Filming, processing and editing by JJD in March-April 2020 with some assistance from MM Lyle.

Fate's Got A Bone To Pick With You

Official Video

Year: 2020
From the album When Push Comes To Shove.

All music, lyrics, incidental music and sound effects by SOFT RIOT (JJD). Set construction, painting, effects, concept and editing by JJD. Select building props used from the publication “Brutalist London” by Zupagrafika (Prestel). Lighting and filming by Georgina Penstkart and JJD (Flustervision).

By The Skin Of Your Teeth

Official Video

Year: 2020
From the album When Push Comes To Shove.

All, music lyrics, incidental music and sound effects by Soft Riot. Footage shot live on 30 September 2019 on the MS Stubnitz in Hamburg DE. Shot and edited by Carl Weidner and MS Stubnitz crew. Analogue video effects and processing by Georgina Penstkart. Additional editing by JJD.

The MS Stubnitz is an independent live venue. Please support them at ms.stubnitz.com.

Possession Records | Short Film 02

At Death's Door, PSSN04, Shop Q&Q, Voidamol and more…

Year: 2019
Promoting the album When Push Comes To Shove.

All music, lyrics, incidental music and sound effects by Soft Riot (JJD). Filming, textures and editing in 2018-2019 by JJD. Additional video textures by Georgina Penstkart. Additional clips sourced by JJD.

Additional clips from the film “Herostratus” (Don Levy, 1967). Voices by JJD and Marcel Wave.

 

Taking Off The Edge

Official Video

Year: 2019
From the album When Push Comes To Shove.

All, music lyrics, incidental music and sound effects by Soft Riot. Filming, textures and editing by JJD. Camera assistance and origami creations by Mr Munchkin Lyle. Analogue video effects and processing by Georgina Penstkart.

 

Waiting For Something Terrible To Happen

Official Video

Year: 2018
From the album The Outsider In The Mirrors.

All, music lyrics, incidental music and sound effects by Soft Riot. Filming, textures and editing by JJD. Camera assistance and origami creations by Mr Munchkin Lyle. Analogue video effects and processing by Georgina Penstkart.

The Eyes On The Walls

Official Video

Year: 2018
From the album The Outsider In The Mirrors.

All, music lyrics, incidental music and sound effects by Soft Riot. Filming, textures and editing by JJD. Camera assistance and origami creations by Mr Munchkin Lyle. Analogue video effects and processing by Georgina Penstkart.

Possession Records | Short Film 01

Derek Laser, The Mirror, PSSN02, Dean Schuety and more…

Year: 2017
Promoting the album The Outsider In The Mirrors.

A Possession Records Production promotional film for the SOFT RIOT album “The Outsider In The Mirrors” (PSSN02). All album tracks, incidental music and sound effects by Soft Riot. Visual treatments by; and all video and graphics made or sourced by JJD as JJD Works.

Live footage from performances:
Victoria BC, Canada (Shot by Bottom Feeder)
Vienna, Austria (Shot by Marie Ostermann)
Paris, France (Shot by Siouxboy)

“Body Dump” clip from the film “Jubilee” by Derek Jarman. All characters are fictional. Any likeness to real persons is purely coincidental.

For Your Entertainment

Official Video

Year: 2016
From the album You Never Know What Might Come Next.

Filmed at Studio 159 Sheffield UK by JJD with assistance from MM Lyle. Editing, graphics, special FX and all incidental sounds and music by JJD at Studio 159.

You Are A Caged Dancer

Official Video

Year: 2016
From the album You Never Know What Might Come Next.

Filming, editing and graphics done at Studio 159 Sheffield UK by JJD. Contains some graphics from “Vexxed/Section 5”, a limited edition ‘zine by JJD and Robert W. Monk.

You Never Know What Might Come Next

Official Video

Year: 2015
From the album You Never Know What Might Come Next.

Filmed in the Peak District and in Sheffield UK by JJD and MM Lyle. Editing and special FX by JJD at Studio 159. All other incidental music and sound effects by JJD at Studio 159. Thanks to MM Lyle, Toby “La’Kat” Williams, Jamie Smith, Zowie Lumsdale, Mateo Gomez, Craig Oliver, Owen Pratt and Oleg Galay.

Modern Dread

Official Video

Year: 2014
From the album Some More Terror.

CAST
Sinister Smoker – MM Lyle
Soft Riot – JJD
Figure In White – JJD

Filmed and edited at Studio 159 and various surrounding locations in Sheffield UK. Stock footage scrounged up by JJD.

Your Own Private Underworld

Official Video

Year: 2014
From the album Fiction Prediction.

A WILD BEAST PRODUCTION
Director / DOP / Editor / Mikko Makela
Assistant Director / Assistant Camera / James Watson
dditional Assistance / MM
Lyle Figure / Benedict Douglas Stewardson

©2014 Wild Beast Productions

Cinema Eyes

Official Video

Year: 2013
From the album Fiction Prediction.

Filmed, shot and edited by JJD. Camera assistance provided by MM Lyle.

You Can't Please Everyone

Official Video

Year: 2012
From the EP Another Drone In Your Head.

Music and video editing by JJD. Additional filming by Dee Rüsche and MM Lyle.

Your Secret Light Shines At Night

Official Video

Year: 2011
From the EP No Longer Stranger.

Music and video editing by JJD.