Soft Kill – Choke

Soft Kill - ChokePortland post-punk band Soft Kill have released “Wake Up” a preview track from their forthcoming album Choke due November 4th on Profound Lore Records. Additionally the band will begin a new tour October 21st.

Choke features cover art by Danish collage artist øjeRum. The album has been engineered by Jason Powers (Grails, The Mountain Goats) at Burnside Recording in Portland, mixed by Ben Greenberg, and mastered by Blake Bickel (King Dude, He Whose Ox Is Gored). Soft Kill’s sounds draws a likeness to The Cure, early U2, and Joy Division.


  1. Whirl
  2. Frankie
  3. Wake Up
  4. On the Inside (featuring Mark Burgess of The Chameleons)
  5. Lost
  6. I’m Beside You
  7. Choke
  8. Feel of the Knife

Tour dates:

October 21 — Portland, OR @ Secret Society
December 2 — Sacramento, CA @ Red Museum
December 3 — Oakland, CA @ Golden Bull
December 4 — Los Angeles, CA @ The Echo
December 5 — Tempe, AZ @ 51 West
December 6 — El Paso, TX @ Monarch
December 8 — Houston, TX @ Fitzgerald’s
December 9 — Dallas, TX @ Double Wide
December 11 — Denver, CO @ Bar Bar
December 12 — Salt Lake City, UT @ Diabolical Records
December 14 — Portland, OR @ High Water Mark