Author Archives: Rebecca Marx

Review – Fly By Night: A New Rock Fable – Jungle Theater

Fly By Night
Jungle Theater
By Bev Wolfe

Fly by Night opened at the Jungle Theater this past weekend. The musical was conceived by Kim Rosenstock, and was written and composed by Rosenstock, Will Connolly, and Michael Mitnick. Jungle Theatre’s Artistic Director Sarah Rasmussen directs this ambitious show that boasts a wonderful cast, great musicians and some great comedic scenes. But overall the musical is too long and is bloated with unnecessarily repetitive scenes. Continue reading

Listen – Resist! Resist! Summer Mix – BNLX


Do you feel like you don’t have a voice? Would you like to move forward and shed the politics of day and go your own way? You should check out the new summer mix of “Resist! Resist!” by BNLX. The epic protest song has an ever growing cast of voices including Mark Mallman, John Mallman, Ciaran Daly, Tommy Rehbein, Two Harbors (Chris Pavlich, Kris Johnson, Jeremy Bergo,m Shawn Grider), Jim McGuinn, Jameson McGuinn, The Rope (Jesse, Pauly, Mike), PD Larson, Annika Ackerson, Jonatan Westh, Fer and Lux Noise (APZOO)! Maybe you want to lift your voice and join in? If you do, join BNLX with The Rope & Night of Joy at Reverie Bar & Cafe tonight!

Review – Soundset 2017

By Desney Cody, Photo Credit Vito Ingerto

Fans and artists, local and internationally, all gathered together for the same reason for the 10th year in a row at the Minnesota State Fairgrounds; an event that started from the ground up and now is known as the largest hip hop festival in the country–Soundset. Continue reading

Article – Record Store Day 2017 – First Annual Roll & Spin with Farmstead Bike Shop

MINNEAPOLIS, MN – APRIL 22: Record Store Day on April 22, 2017 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Credit: © Tony Nelson

On April 22nd, the tenth annual, and somewhat polarizing Record Store Day was celebrated. Here at home, nearly 1400 stores participated, with thousands more worldwide. Continue reading

Video – The Suburbs Live- Hifi Hair and Records – Record Store Day 2017

“Music For Boys” & more by The Suburbs at Hifi Hair and Records, Record Store Day 2017 & maybe Ashley’s Wedding? Video Credit Tony Nelson. The Suburbs have a new album coming out this June–Hey Muse! https://thesuburbsband.com/products/hey-muse-physical-cd

 

Review – Le Petit Moulin – Collide Theatrical Dance Company

 

By Bev Wolfe

This was my first time attending a Collide Theatrical performance and it was definitely an experience. The performers do not speak onstage and, instead, seek to tell their story through dance and song. Continue reading

Listen – Niki Becker – Blink


Niki Becker continues to enlighten us with her new single “Blink” which will be featured on her upcoming album to be released in 2017. “Blink” explores the real “reality” of social media, and urges its audience to “open your eyes”. Take a listen and see why Becker has been one of Rift’s favorites artists for quite a while.

See Becker and her band at the 331 Club (where there is never a cover) every Tuesday in May:

https://www.facebook.com/events/253808675027372/

http://www.nikibecker.com/

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Event – Christopher Michael Jensen – A New Age Album Release Show 4/26 Honey MPLS

Christopher Michael Jensen releases his album A New Age this Wednesday April 26th at Honey along with Rey Gordo, Kat Fox, Five Second Rule & DJ Adatrak. Check out the video for the first single “Silence Into Sound” by EJ Films & prod. by Blamsiss. Event Details:

http://honeympls.com/event/c-m-j-s-a-new-age-release-party/