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Interview – Cobey Rouse – ComeToUnity Artists & Action Concert Series

Rebecca Marx

There is a resistance happening in the hearts and minds of many in our country, and right here at home Cobey Rouse, the frontman for the local band batterboy has created ComeToUnityArtists & Action Concert Series to build a community for the purpose of making positive change. The first concert is happening on February 26th at The Nomad World Pub to support the ACLU (American Civil Liberties Union). To learn more about ComeToUnity, Rift spoke to Rouse about it. Continue reading

Listen – Buffalo Fuzz – Perfect Man


100 Days of Local Music – Day 15
Buffalo Fuzz – Perfect Man

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NJtOa_qnP-Y&app=desktop
https://buffalofuzz.bandcamp.com/releases
https://www.facebook.com/buffalofuzz/
https://www.instagram.com/buffalofuzz/
https://itunes.apple.com/us/artist/buffalo-fuzz/id1066011209

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Slideshow – McNasty Brass Band – King Sized Life – Release Show


Photos and Text By Vito Ingerto

Brass Bands are a celebration of community and a fixture in the culture of New Orleans. They have their roots in Social Aid and Pleasure Clubs, as well as groups of neighborhood musicians, getting together to send off the deceased with exuberant second lines that let loved ones rejoice in lives lost. Continue reading

Listen – Stone’s Throw Away – Michael Ray Pfeifer

Somehow our little Rift Magazine hit a nerve with the 100 Days of Local Music promotion! So much so that there has been an influx of songs that were submitted beyond the 100. Keep sending us your music, we are listening with local love.

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Live Review – Gambler’s Daughter EP Release Show – Black Dog Cafe 1/27/17

By Desney Cody

“Gambler’s Daughter takes her very own experiences, thoughts and perspectives on life and the world around her and is able to create poetry, then adds musical melodies to it. She doesn’t write “typical” songs, as in a verse, bridge, chorus, another verse and a chorus that is repeated a couple more times. Her songs are in essence over-sized poems.” Continue reading

Listen – Double Grave – New Year’s Day


100 Days of Local Music – Day 2
“New Year’s Day” by Double Grave

Bandcamp: https://ggrraavvee.bandcamp.com/releases
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ggrraavveeband
Recent Press: http://post-trash.com/news/2017/1/4/double-grave-new-years-day-post-trash-exclusive-premiere

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Article – Desney Cody – Intern at The Warming House

Desney Cody

“Working here has given me hope that doing what you love is something that can actually be achieved and I don’t have to settle for anything less.”

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Review – Loss Molecules – Magnetic Ghost

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Rebecca Marx

Magnetic Ghost is the captivating solo work of Andrew Larson. Larson’s sophomore release Loss Molecules is primed to shine a focused beam on the shoegaze, psychedelia prowess that has been dismissed in the Twin Cities music community for too long. Continue reading