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Soft Riot | Fiction Prediction - Cover

Fiction Prediction at 7 Years

Soft Vault
23 June 2020

The second album Fiction Prediction was released on this day in the year 2013. Over the past year I’ve started writing these reflective summaries of past works on their release date anniversaries so here’s my thoughts on this record.

Double Anniversary of two releases: Hyperbolic Masses and Sounds In Alternate Pictures

A Double Anniversary for Two Releases

News
3 May 2020

Today is the anniversary of two releases, both released in past years on May 3rd with Hyperbolic Masses released in 2012 and Sounds In Alternate Pictures released in 2016 on this same day.

Soft Riot | Some More Terror - Square (EU Cover)

Some More Terror at 5 Years

News, Soft Vault
23 September 2019

Some More Terror, the third album, was released five years ago today on Sept 23rd, 2014. Released between Fiction Prediction (2013) and You Never Know What Might Come Next (2015), the release took a very notable sonic detour as it was a collection of semi-improvisational experiments

Soft Riot | You Never Know What Might Come Next | Limited Edition CD Cover

You Never Know What Might Come Next at 4 Years

News
19 September 2019

The fourth Soft Riot album, You Never Know What Might Come Next , was released four years ago today on EXBTN Records out of Paris. In hindsight it was sort of a transitional record, moving from the cinematic, atmospheric stylings of the first two LPs No Longer Stranger and Fiction Prediction into a more rhythm-oriented mutant “synthpop” sound.

Craig Oliver by Ryan Bradford

Volar Records 10 Year Anniversary

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12 September 2019

San Diego’s Volar Records celebrates its 10 year anniversary this year! Run by Craig Oliver, they’ve put out a wide variety of releases including the first two proper Soft Riot LPs, No Longer Stranger (2012) and Fiction Prediction (2013). I had originally connected with Craig back in early 2012 as we had mutual interests and […]