Gothic Pogo Festival XV - 15th Anniversary

Gothic Pogo Festival XV

5 March 2020

Well, it’s finally here… probably one of my favourite festivals in the world and probably one of the most unique and amazing ones at that: Gothic Pogo Festival XV in Leipzig DE! Soft Riot will be playing on the Sunday, May 31st with Light Asylum and Detachments.

SOFT RIOT | GRGR| ANGELIC SINTESIS — March 2020 Tour Graphic

Into March with GRGR & Angelic Sintesis

7 February 2020

Next month I’ll be back on the road playing a selection of dates in Germany, Belgium and Netherlands with synthpunk artist GrGr (Münich) with DJ support from Berlin’s Angelic Sintesis.

SOFT RIOT | GRGR | ANGELIC SINTESIS - March 2020 European Tour

March 2020 European Tour

5 December 2019

Soft Riot will be on tour in Europe during the latter half of March with GRGR (Münich) and Angelic Sintesis (Berlin, members of Leather Ladder). The tour will go through Germany, Belgium, Netherlands, Sweden and other locations. There are already a number of dates confirmed with the listing of shows to come in the near […]

Soft Riot | 2019-10-24 Bologna IT, Mikasa | Promo

A Quartet Of Shows In Italy

20 October 2019

There will be four shows in Italy starting this Thursday! Thanks for Michele at R7 Agency for making this possible. Read on for more details.

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Live Show Dates for Sept-Oct 2019

11 September 2019

There will be some live shows coming up later in this month of September and going into early October so mark out the below dates in your calendars, including a select string of dates in continental Europe.

Back From Tour, Interview, Videos and into 2016.

Interviews, News
23 November 2015

It has now been a few days since returning from an absolutely incredible string of nine shows with friends Uncanny Valley and Hausfrau in the UK and Europe. Thanks to all the promoters and friends who helped us out as well as the people who came out to the shows. It definitely put this rather […]

“Quality” Apparel, Autumn Tour Dates, Vinyl and A Few Other Things

19 October 2015

This entry covers a number of different things going, mainly about live tour dates this autumn as well as a few things that will soon be available in for purchase. First off, the Soft Riot store will very soon have copies of the vinyl format for You Never Know What Might Come Next. EXBTN Records […]

Vinyl version of new album shipping now

23 September 2015

Out officially on September 19th on the Paris-based label EXBTN Records, the vinyl version of the newest album You Never Know What Might Come Next is now available for ordering and shipping on their website. Copies of the record will soon be available in the Soft Riot store as well. The vinyl version features the […]

Premiere of Video for “You Never Know What Might Come Next”

4 September 2015

With the official release date of the album You Never Know What Might Come Next on 19 September 2015 on EXBTN, the video for the title track officially premieres today with streams on Canada’s music website Exclaim! and the US music site Ghettoblaster. The video, shot mainly in the Peak District (UK), plays on the […]

A September Release and Fall Dates

14 August 2015

After a bit of a delay the official release of the new album You Never Know What Might Come Next will occur next month, September 2015 on Exhibition Records. There is some work getting all the announcements and things set up behind the scenes. A new video for the title track “You Never Know What […]

Soft Riot In Steel City

14 July 2014

After kick-starting things in early 2011 in London, England, SOFT RIOT has now set up base in the northern UK city of Sheffield. There’s a view of trees from the window of the new studio and rolling hills in the distance. Sheffield has a interesting history of experimental and electronic music, as well as the […]

Merci Beaucoup To You

24 February 2014

Having been back in London for around four hours now, it seemed like a proper thank you was in order while still riding high on the fumes of a few fantastic days out on tour in France and Belgium with Női Kabát. A massive thanks to Coco and the Romance Moderne crew in Brussels, along […]

Back From Tour And Moving Forward

4 August 2013

Back from the two week tour with N&#337i Kabát for around a week now and in reflection it was a fantastic time. All of the shows were fantastic, with great live performances, incredible hospitality and enthusiastic crowds. The "hiccups" on the tour seemed relatively minor in comparison, including a van breakdown en route to our […]

Interview with Dark Entries Magazine

Interviews, News
10 July 2013

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 […]

Tour Dates for July (Updated)

8 July 2013

The SOFT RIOT / NŐI KÁBAT tour commences this Thursday in London! All of the venue details for the shows can be found through the links in the venue listings below. It should a great time and both bands look forward to seeing all you good people out there. Thanks. [bandsintown_events]


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 […]


26 November 2012

Now soundly back in London from a grand week in the Black Forest and the Alps, Much love and thanks go out to great friends from Lebanon Hanover for taking me along, as well as Michael Städler of Cold Kings and all of the promoters and hosts in the cities we played for the amazing […]


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 […]


24 October 2012

Originally posted 25 Sept 2012 / Revised 24 Oct 2012 Here’s peek at the cover for the upcoming album Fiction Prediction. This is proudly being released on the Other Voices label, responsible for some pretty stellar output by artists such as Eleven Pond, Tobias Bernstrup, Attrition, The Silicon Scientist and more. Check out the Other […]


26 June 2012

After numerous days, thousands of kilometers on motorways, many new faces, new cities and late nights, SOFT RIOT is back in London after a whirlwind 4-date tour with N?i Kabát. The shows in Berlin, Budapest, Prague and Vienna were fantastic and thanks to the promoters, hosts and attendees who came or helped both acts out. […]


22 May 2012

Copies of the limited edition cassette re-release are draining nicely out of the Soft Riot reserves. There’s copies now available through the following distributors: ROUGH TRADE (UK) AUFNAHME + WIEDERGABE (Europe) OTHER VOICES (Russia) It’s not expected for these to last for too much longer, especially with the upcoming European tour with Noi Kabat on […]