Excuse us, while we clean up a bit.


We haven’t been posting as much as usual, but that is because we are going through some big changes. In the meantime, we have been posting things on our Rift Facebook page. So make sure you check it out and like us there to get all the local music and art updates.


Eliza Blue – OTA – 2014

Eliza Blue, who at one time was playing all over the place locally, now lives in Bison, SD and is now living the simple life. Great video and story.


Eliza Blue – OTA – 2014 from Passenger on Vimeo.

Event Review Lizzo & Caroline Smith Take the Mainstage 9/26 & 9/27


Event Review Lizzo & Caroline Smith Take the Mainstage 9/26 & 9/27

By Becca Martin

Two women, best friends, one show…one helluva show! Lizzo and Caroline Smith have each had a banner year, both reaching new heights of skill and success. Friday night at First Avenue’s Mainroom in Minneapolis they showed off what they are made of. Continue reading

What Tyrants – 7″ Release – Tuesday 8/26 – 7th Street Entry




Speak Up and Get Down – Spoken Word – 6/21 at The Coffee Shop NE.

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batteryboy at The Cedar on Friday, March 1st


batteryboy is very excited to be headlining The Cedar Cultural Center on Friday, March 1st. Initially Cobey Rouse’s solo project, batteryboy has recently recruited vocalist/violinist Shannon Frid (of Cloud Cult) and keyboardist/guitarist Eric Carranza (of Hot Date and Better Bones). These three artists create an emotionally primal experience. batteryboy has recently released their first single “Winter’s Gate” and will release their first full-length album around June 2013 (TBD). Continue reading


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