He later went on to form bands Stress and Dance Naked and also peformed a complex sound and light show with bands Attrition and Legendary Pink Dots, touring extensively with both bands across Europe. He also ran the record label Adventures in Reality Recordings and was part of the Terminal Kaleidoscope collective in London, along with the Legendary Pink Dots. He currently lives on the moon.
Spin off fanzines also produced by Alan Rider were Sticky Fingers, Certain Substances, Negative Reaction and Agit Zine Not The Jobhunter. Alan also contributed to various national music magazines including Spiral Scratch and Empty Quarter.