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The Man In The Mirrors: Interview with Ghettoblaster

Interviews, News
15 March 2018

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 […]

SOFT RIOT AND NŐI KABÁT ON TOUR THIS SUMMER

News
13 March 2013

Soft Riot and Női Kabát both will be returning to the highways of Europe this July on tour to promote their respective releases coming out in the first half of 2013. Some dates have been booked but there are still a number of gaps in the tour we’re looking to fill. If you are interested […]

AND YOU WILL FIND THEM IN THE BASEMENT

News
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 […]

“NO LONGER STRANGER” AVAILABLE NOW

News
22 February 2013

The re-issue of No Longer Stranger is out now in digital format, available worldwide from all major digital outlets including Itunes, Amazon, Emusic, Spotify, etc. Note that this release contains two extra tracks not available from the previously released 6-track version released on Panospria in early 2011. The LP is available on pre-order and will […]

SOFT KABÁT EUROPHORIA TOUR 2012 VIDEO

News
2 November 2012

Almost five months later since the incredibly memorable and amazing Soft Riot/N?i Kabát “Europhoria” tour across Europe in June, time for few sessions was found to hunker down and sort through a few hours of rambling, incoherent footage to splice together this 14 minute “mini-film” about the experience. It contains segments of the live performances […]

SOFT RIOT ON TXTBK’s CHVRCH XV BRXK3N 7ANGvAG3 RADIO

News
19 September 2012

A 3-hour SOFT RIOT-curated playlist is now available online from TXTBK’s CHV?CH XV B?XK3N 7ANGvAG3 Radio on the online station www.bummerbliss.com. This set, split into two parts, aired Sunday, 23 September 2012. Part I starts off with an introduction by JJD himself and then moves into 7-8 tracks showcasing a selection of the current crop […]

NO LONGER STRANGER RE-ISSUE, COMING NOVEMBER 2012

News
11 September 2012

SOFT RIOT / No Longer Stranger / Vinyl LP/Digital A re-release of the digital EP put out January 2011 / 2 extra tracks / Coming late 2012 on Volar Records. More information, including tracklisting here in the SOUNDS section. Previews coming soon.

FUTURE OBSCURA vs. SANCTUM REIGNS PLAYLIST

News
6 September 2012

For the upcoming show this month on the 21st at Ryan’s Bar, a YouTube playlist has been assembled my the promoters Future Obscura and Sanctum Reigns (the latter being, er, JJD). See below. Information on the show itself can be found in the LIVE EVENTS section or here. There are a number of large announcements […]

HYPERBOLIC MASSES AVAILABLE 08 MAY 2012

News
29 April 2012

Available 08 May 2012, Hyperbolic Masses is a limited edition cassette that contains 8 tracks, 5 previously unreleased, that will be available at live shows over the coming months as well as some available by mail order through this site. It provides a document of the current material of Soft Riot before the unreleased tracks […]

FEATURE IN BAD FOTOGRAPHY

News
24 April 2012

A small feature in the UK blog Bad Fotography, complete with videos and audio clips. Soft Riot | Bad Fotographyhttp://www.bad-fotography.co.uk/2012/04/soft-riot.htmlI’m continuing with the synth theme again. We’ve come to an age where being an “electronic” solo musician almost always seem to result in a…

INTERVIEW: SOFT RIOT WITH YOUINDIE.COM

Interviews, News
2 March 2012

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.  […]

ANOTHER DRONE IN YOUR HEAD OUT NOW

News
25 February 2012

The new extended single/EP “Another Drone In Your Head” is now available through Tundra Dubs. It should be online through iTunes and other digital distributors in the near future. Check it out here: tundradub.bandcamp.com/album/another-drone-in-your-head.  

“ANOTHER DRONE IN YOUR HEAD” OUT THIS WEEK

News
22 February 2012

All of the remixes are now in and yes, the “Another Drone In Your Head” extended signal is out this Friday on Tundra Dubs. It can be previewed below or purchasable from Tundra‘s BandCamp website followed by iTunes in the coming weeks. Another Drone In Your Head by softriot

IN THIS MONTH THAT MAKES THE LEAP YEAR

News
12 February 2012

In this month of February 2012 there are number of things happening. First, Soft Riot 38mm badges will be available for purchase. You can pre-order them now through the new STORE page or you can pick them up at any one of the upcoming shows in the UK and mainland Europe. A lot studio work […]

IN MOTION

News
19 January 2012

Thanks to all who came out to the SOFT RIOT show at The Old Blue Last in London yesterday evening. The next live outing will be in early March at Power Lunches in Dalston, London. Until then there’s a number of tracks to write for a few forthcoming future releases. Suspence on those will be […]

PREVIEW OF “ANOTHER DRONE IN YOUR HEAD”

News
7 January 2012

Happy 2012 everyone and fresh into the new year you can now preview the three main original tracks from the upcoming Another Drone In Your Head EP coming out in late February on the Tundra Dubs label. This EP will contain five remixes by artists Funerals, Babe Rainbow, ?AIMON, Chris Flatline and William Winslow-Hansen which […]

SIGN YOUR NAME IN DIGITAL BLOOD

News
22 November 2011

Subscription capabilities have been wired into this site, which now gives you the opportunity to submit your email to receive updates. You can even choose from which category to choose your updates. You can go down the straight and narrow and receive updates on Soft Riot from the news category or take a more divergent […]

‘YOU’RE NOT FROM AROUND HERE” PROMOTIONAL VIDEO

News
7 November 2011

Thee third and final promotional video for the track “You’re Not Around Here” as been done for the No Longer Stranger EP, for which there will no longer be made any promotional videos for. Thanks to MM Lyle and Greg Allan for their assistance on this project. Further videos for this EP can be found […]

ANOTHER DRONE IN YOUR HEAD FOR 2012

News
26 October 2011

Ah, 2012. Those digits alone look monumental with attachments to the cryptic Mayan calendar and also pre-dating the fictional storyline to the album 2112 by  Rush by one hundred years. Whatever events this four digital number may entail, a small fraction of good news is that a new Soft Riot extended single, entitled “Another Drone In […]

LIVE, LIVE FROM THE RHYTHM HIVE

News
12 October 2011

As indicated cryptically above there are some SOFT RIOT live performances coming up. You can view all of the details in the LIVE EVENTS section of this website. A lot of newer material will be played from a new collection of songs under the banner HYPERBOLIC MASSES, which more information on that will be coming […]