Prolix To Make Debut Performance In Minnesota

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One of the most prolific names in bass music makes his debut performance in Minneapolis on Friday, May 9.

Prolix will be a familiar name to most hardened Drum and Bass heads, with a back catalogue that has seen releases on some of the most prolific and respected labels in the industry such as Playaz Recordings, Metalheadz, Commercial Suicide, Ganja Tek, Project 51, Virus and most recently, RAM Records.

His unique style of production has achieved international recognition and in 2011, he started Trendkill Records.

As his reputation grew, Prolix soon found himself collaborating with an array of artists from across the genre such as American super producer Gridlok, Klute and Noisia, as well as remixing the likes of Ed Rush and Optical and Chase and Status. It was with his work for the latter, however, that led to an introduction to pioneers DJ Hype and Pascal, which began the conception of sister label, Ganja Tek, for the sole purpose of releasing his distinct and personal sound. Since then, Prolix’s production has gone from strength to strength, securing radio support from BBC 1Xtra’s Bailey, Friction and Mary Ann Hobbs.

His label Trendkill Records has also gathered a strong following after releases with artists such as Gridlok, DLR, Silent Witness and Klute.

Having toured America, Canada, and Australia, Prolix is well known for his high energy, floor-filling DJ sets. As well as doing his own headline shows across Europe, he has also shared the stage with some of the top names in drum and bass including Sub Focus, Chase and Status, and Spor.

 

Prolix, with opening acts Everest and Ryan C

Friday, May 9, 2014

10:00 PM

18+

$10 at the door, presale available through VitalCulture.com

Ground Zero Nightclub

15 NE 4th Street

Minneapolis, Minn. 55414

For more information on the event, visit: https://www.facebook.com/events/491351964299246/

http://www.trendkillrecords.com/

 

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Lily and The Tigers – Win a Free CD! – 5/2 at The Acadia Café

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Feeling like checking out Lily and The Tigers at the Acadia this Friday.

FRIDAY, MAY 02 at 9:00pm
2014 New Artist Showcase – Acadia Cafe – 329 Cedar Ave.
with Black Tie Bonfire, Ethan Yeshaya Trio, Lily and the Tigers

The Show is free, and the band is giving away two copies of their CD – The Hand You Deal Yourself.

Shoot Rift an e-mail – rich@riftmagazine.com and the first two people who we hear from will be able to get a copy from the band after their show.

Check them out here:

https://soundcloud.com/lily-andthetigers/sets/the-hand-you-deal-yourself/s-Kn0JD

http://www.lilyandthetigers.org/

 

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