15 November 2023
Musician and radio host Kaine Delay of Scrapyard Radio reached out to discuss A Luna Red, a Vancouver-based synth-punk/industrial band I was in from 1999-2003, as well as happenings with Soft Riot.
11 October 2023
Read a new feature including interview on the US synth website Mythic Rhythmic for their second, October 2023 issue. Mythic Rhythmic is also a radio show where a few tracks, including a couple from the latest album No. are featured on their latest online mix.
11 August 2023
The Book Of Very Very Bad Things is an American podcast hosted by musician and writer Peter Tanski. In both parts of this two part conversation we talk about the new album “No.” and meander through a wide variety of other topics.
1 August 2023
Gut Feeling is a music podcast/interview archive run by veteran Canadian music journalist Gregory Adams. In this podcast #23 we talk about the new album “No.” as well as touch the iceberg about the musical history of Soft Riot, mainly covering the early years of playing in bands from 1992-1998.
3 May 2023
The online electronic music magazine DMC World reached out with a request to contribute a list of some favourite tracks for their “Back To Mine” series on their website. 10 tracks were chosen in all!
18 June 2021
This interview was for the Canadian music newsletter Gut Feeling that talks to artists about how they found their sound. They got in touch to talk about the gear used most for the Soft Riot sound, the economy of size and weight and some other Canadian things.
30 April 2020
“Jack Duckworth is a synth-driven journeyman who has delivered leftfield sounds across multiple projects over the past 25 years. For the past decade, he’s developed a sizeable, sinewave-forward solo catalogue as Soft Riot.”
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 […]
If you know your Croatian, here’s an interview recently done with the popular Croatian entertainment site www.100posto.hr ahead of the recent live show in Zagreb at the legendary club GK Jabuka. Reporter Valerija Bebek asked a number of questions regarding expectations for the show, and the Soft Riot timeline from the start until now.
A new interview is up on the US music website, Ghettoblaster. It was done with Tim Anderl, who has done a couple of other interviews with Soft Riot over the years. Here we cover anniversaries, humour, re-location and Fleetwood Mac vs. Antioch Arrow. Glasgow, Scotland’s Soft Riot is the stylised musical alter-ego of JJD. Canadian […]
Recently a video interview was done with André Savetier, a European synth/post-punk music writer who has recently started a new video series called The Wave Of Things. This interview was the first in the series, which provides an interesting approach to discussing music that artists in the synth/wave scene create in a more candid […]
With the release date of the new album The Outsider In The Mirrors (Possession Records) coming up pretty quick there’s been a bit of time giving the answers to the questions being asked in a variety of interviews. Here’s the first one to go up, in the UK-based online magazine Altvenger. Thanks to editor Marija […]
Synths & Stuff is a video podcast based out of Berlin that checks out a lot of studios of synth/wave musicians across the European scene. Back in March I set up a show for my good friend Ben Bloodygrave in Glasgow and he in turn did an interview with me as a feature for this […]
Here is a new interview conducted with Electronic North, a new UK music site based out of Manchester featuring artists in the northern parts of the UK. Thanks to Adrian Thompson who gave the opportunity to provide answers to a number of questions… Residing in Glasgow via Sheffield, London and Vancouver, Soft Riot is an […]
On the 7th of April Soft Riot spoke to the folks at Donkaster Elektronische Freundschaft in the form on a 20 minute long interview for their ongoing digital radio show and podcast. Towards the end of the interview the track “You’ve Been A Seeker For Long Enough” is played (the b-side to the “Your Own […]
This is an interview done with Pavel Nattsol Zarutskiy, formerly of Grave Jibes Magazine, for an Other Voices Records exclusive. This interview was done in June of this year: Soft Riot goes to Russia for the very first time with the presentation of his new album Fiction Prediction (Other Voices Records, Russia). Before this remarkable […]
An interview the the Belgian magazine Dark Entries was done leading up to this coming Saturday’s show at AntiFabrik for Obscuur Wavegeteef in Antwerp, BE. The inteview was translated into Dutch for the local readers but you can read the original English translation below. Soft Riot ? Op 13 juli live in de Antifa-brick (Begijnenvest […]
A new interview with Soft Riot with the US magazine Ghettoblaster Magazine is now up online. The interview covers the upcoming album “Fiction Prediction” as well a number of other subjects. Thanks to Tim Anderl for this one. From The Horse’s Mouth: Jack Duckworth (Soft Riot) on Fiction Prediction | Ghettoblaster Magazinehttp://ghettoblastermagazine.com/2013/from-the-horses-mouth-jack-duckworth-soft-riot-on-fiction-prediction/To say that Jack […]
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. […]