Soft Vault

A filing shelf for old musics and artworks created by JJD.

Soft Riot | It's No Laughing Matter (Obscure Dream Version)

It’s No Laughing Matter (Obscure Dream Version)

8 January 2020

We’re into the first month of the new year and here’s a free download of a track for those interested. A new version of the track “It’s No Laughing Matter” featuring vocals of MM Lyle (Marcel Wave).

Soft Riot | Fiction Prediction - Cover

Cinema Eyes Revisited

5 February 2019

“Cinema Eyes” came out mid-2013 on the album Fiction Prediction, almost six years ago. There’s a number of versions of that track that exist so here’s a retrospective.

Soft Vault : The Connection

8 April 2013

Well, here’s an old one. Old enough that I hadn’t heard it for over a decade and over time the memory of the track had morphed it into something quite different in my mind. “The Connection” was an outtake from the recording sessions of Radio Berlin‘s first album, Sibling. The album was recorded in the […]


3 March 2013

I was trying to find in my vast archives the band overview for this project that would save me having to write a foreword for it. That text is long gone, the last place being on a website for Vancouver’s The Hive Studios which has been long since updated and redone back from the days […]


28 December 2010

Back in the days when I relied on my trusty old vinyl record player, chunky tape decks and absolutely unreliable CD player to provide music it was an absolute distraction to continually have to change up the music as I was doing other things like working, cooking, doing some sketchy DIY work or in the […]


23 August 2010

Well, here’s a little mini-series that I’ve started in this little corner of online space for both of you that might be interested. Stashed away on the dustier parts of the several hard drives that I own lay dorment older musical excursions that never made it public. As I was moving items from shelf to […]