One Night Stand: Shining Light On This Dark Comedy


By Christine Mlodzik

One Night Stand is a “reality” Web series following an infamous Minneapolis rock band called One Night Stand. In reality, it’s a dark comedy with sex, drugs and rock ‘n roll. And more drugs and a few fights. And beer cans on the coffee table. It’s funny, smart and at times, cringeworthy. Continue reading


Rift is Looking for Writers


Looking to help get the word out about local music and art. Rift needs your help. Looking for volunteer music reviewers and an Arts Editor to post about local art events and feature local art and music. Email me for more info –

Book Release – Pre-Order John Colburn’s “Invisible Daughter”


Local poet/writer John Colburn is releasing a new book called “Invisible Daughter”.

You can pre-order a copy right here –

It comes out next month.

Electric Fetus Valentine’s Day Sale

Electric Fetus Valentines Day Sale

It’s a sweetheart of a deal at Electric Fetus from February 13-17.

Stop in at the Minneapolis, St. Cloud or Duluth locations and take 20% off storewide. Gifts, new and used CDs, DVDs, vinyl, tapes, music accessories … almost everything in the store is on sale.

*Sale does not include tickets, tobacco, gift cards, Mix & Burn CDs, Ripshark services and items already on sale.

Rift History – Issue #1


Rift Magazine was started in 2004, the initial group that got together to plan it were Me, Chad Weis, Kent Weis, Nathan Roise, Jessica Hampton, LaVonne Meyer and Steve Tenebrini.

It had an awesome glossy cover, with cover art by DWITT, with layout by Nate Nolting and we had a great response once they hit the streets. Good times!

You can download the entire first issue here.

Download Rift Magazine Issue 1

Looking for Bands, Musicians and Artists.


Bands, Musicians, Artists etc… recently make a video, record a track or create something cool? Rift wants to showcase it right here.

Also we are going to start reviewing music again. If you have something that is going to be released or was released recently, let me know.

New Year – Rift 2013


After a year hiatus and false starts and stops, is back online. We will post local music, art events, and local happenings, along with videos and tracks.

We hope to go back to our core mission of having informative articles, for musicians, artists and creative people. We will also pull articles from our past issues and are on the lookout for new content linking to other articles and information.

If you’re interested in helping or want to send information about your art, shoot an email to