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Compilation album Second Lives out 28 June 2021

4 June 2021

It was around ten years ago now that the Soft Riot wheels started turning into motion. And with that it feels somewhat good to announce the release of a new compilation album, Second Lives, out 28 June 2021 on Possession Records! It’s a limited release out in digital, Digipak CD, Cassette and streaming formats and contains 8 tracks.

Dream Baby Dream - Compilation: Volume One

Dream Baby Dream: Compilation Volume One

19 May 2021

It feels good to announce this release, out next week on May 26th — the first compilation by the Berlin-based Dream Baby Dream label — Dream Baby Dream Compilation Volume One! The compilation features a brand new Soft Riot track entitled “A Spade Is Played Again” and features an incredible list of artists from Berlin and beyond including Phase Fatale, Halv Drøm, Front 313, Operant, Spit Mask, The Horrorist and many more.

Cinema Eyes - Version IV - Cover

Cinema Eyes (Version IV) out now on Forbidden Figures compilation

4 December 2020

Out now! A new compilation called Forbidden Figures, released to raise money for fellow synth artist Nao Katafuchi and his ongoing legal issues. Includes a brand, new reworked version of “Cinema Eyes” as well as tracks by 30+ amazing artists from around the world.

Presence Not Absence - Volar Records | Cover Art

Presence Not Absence Compilation

8 August 2020

Volar Records has just released a new 22 track compilation entitled Presence Not Absence including the Soft Riot track “There Just Isn’t Enough Time II”, from the Taking Off The Edge digital single, which aims to raise funds for Trans BIPOC Housing Assistance.

La Danse Macabre 7 | At Sea Compilations - Cover image

La Danse Macabre 7

19 February 2020

The track “The Lost Weekend” from the latest album, When Push Comes to Shove, is featured on a new, mammoth compilation from the German label At Sea Compilations featuring 53 tracks by artists in the gothic, darkwave and post-punk genres.

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 […]


4 March 2013

Update: This release is now available for pre-order! See below for details. After about a year in the making it is of great excitement to announce the upcoming release of this compilation called “And You Will Find Them In The Basement” on Desire Records. This eight track compilation is a communal effort of a small […]


14 December 2012

A new 2-part mix has been uploaded to the MIXES/PLAYLISTS section: a retrospective of Canadian synth-pop, new wave, post-punk and more from 1978-1986. Check it out here: SOFT RIOT / WHITE LODGE 007 : CANADIAN TUXEDO 1&2https://softriot.com/2012/12/05/white-lodge-007-canadian-tuxedoThis two-part mix makes up a 2-hour retrospective of Canadian synth, new wave, electronics and post-punk music with some […]