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“Laughter Takes Off The Edge” Video Premiere on The Brvtalist

News
21 July 2020

A new video for the track “Laughter Takes Off The Edge” from the album Chin Up premieres on The Brvtalist today, an online magazine dealing with mutant metropolitan culture and generally music on the darker side of the spectrum.

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Contributions, Nominations and Reconstructions : Some June News

News
7 June 2020

Some news regarding donations to the UKBLM campaign, next post-punk bands to watch and a revamp of video content on the site.

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A Special Performance for Gothicat #2 Online Festival

News
26 April 2020

As a lot of the world is just over a month into lockdown over the current Covid-19 pandemic, there’s been a rise in bands and promoters getting creative and taking a lot performance activity online for the time being. This coming weekend one of those festivals is the currently ongoing Gothicat Festival, of which I’ve […]

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“Who Knows Where You’ll Be” Video Premiere

News
16 April 2020

Many thanks to the music site White Light/White Heat for premiering the first video from the album Chin Up for the track “Who Knows Where You’ll Be”. “Detached, disillusioned lyrics tread through an unsure existence in a disconnected search to find comfort and understanding.”

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“Fate’s Got A Bone To Pick With You” Video Premiere

News
20 February 2020

Out today! The third promotional video from the album When Push Comes To Shove for the track “Fate’s Got A Bone To Pick With You”.

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Some More “When Push Comes To Shove” Press

News
31 January 2020

As we close out the first month of 2020, there’s been some further press pick-up across the internet-o-sphere regarding the new album When Push Comes To Shove in the new year, as well as an in-depth review of the second and latest promo video from the album for the track “By The Skin Of Your Teeth”.

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Marta Raya Laurentiustränen Video

News
15 January 2020

A new video done for the track “Laurentiustränen” by Berlin-based artist Marta Raya, created by Flustervision, a new video production partnership set up by myself and Glasgow-based video artist Georgina Penstkart.

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“Voidamol” Video Screening, Talk and Q&A

News
26 November 2019

M Gallery in Glasgow have invited me to do a presentation and screening select music videos and short film works I’ve done accompanied by a talk and Q&A about these films. The event takes place on Friday, Dec 13th from 7pm-9pm with the video screenings totalling around 40 minutes of material. A selection of five […]

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“Taking Off The Edge” Video Premiere on Post-Punk.com

News
29 October 2019

The first video from When Push Comes To Shove has premiered on Post-Punk.com, for the track “Taking Off The Edge” which is the first track off the album and also available as a FREE (or pay as you want) digital single. This video was produced with Glasgow visual wizard Georgina Penstkart, as part of a ongoing collaboration on video projects.

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A New Video Collaboration

News
16 July 2019

I’ve been involved in a new creative collaboration with Glasgow video artist Georgina Penstkart, working as a video production team with the aim of producing music videos and other interesting video content.

Video Interview with The Wave Of Things

Interviews, News
1 March 2018

  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 […]

Impressions : Possession Records interviews Bob Hatchett

Interviews, News
9 February 2018

The Outsider In The Mirrors is officially out today on Possession Records! We asked JJD from Soft Riot‘s neighbour for his thoughts on the record to share with you in a short interview. This is the result. The album is available in LP, CD, Cassette or Digital format. There’s also some information on the Possession […]

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Launch of Possession Records and New Hausfrau Video

News
25 August 2016

This past week a new Glasgow-based label called Possession Records announced its existence. It is a new endeavour that I am starting with members of other Glasgow groups Hausfrau, Kaspar Hauser and Ubre Blanca. It is a co-operative affair and a new direction that’s being taken for future releases for all bands involved, including a […]

A Third Video and Happenings for Spring 2016

News
21 March 2016

Following the the previous two videos for “You Never Know What Might Come Next” and “For Your Entertainment” over the past several months, here is the third and final video to be released from the latest album, You Never Know What Might Come Next for the track “You Are A Caged Dancer”. Following the style […]

A Video For Your Entertainment

News
12 January 2016

Here we are in 2016 and this is the first entry on softriot.com for the new year, back with a new promotional video for the track “For Your Entertainment” off of the recent album You Never Know What Might Come Next. It’s a glitched out, black satire of the modern media-drenched world we live in. […]

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 […]

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

News
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 […]

New Album Delays, New Version of Sur Une Plage Track

News
28 June 2015

Official version of new album delayed until later in the summer, new remix by Sur Une Plage, show dates, video and other news.

Some More Terror Pre-Order and Other Happenings

News
4 September 2014

The latest offering Some More Terror is now available for pre-order in Europe through the Desire Records website. The album comes in cassette and digital format, the latter which will be available once the cassette ships. Sanity Muffin will be releasing the North American version of the cassette with different artwork. Some More Terror is […]

“Your Own Private Underworld” Promotional Video

News
22 August 2014

Released as a single ahead of the Fiction Prediction album last year, the promotional video for the track “Your Own Private Underworld” has now premiered and is available for viewing online. The video was shot in London by Wild Beast Productions. Credits are as follows: A WILD BEAST PRODUCTION Director / DOP / Editor / […]