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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:



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Video Premiere – “Reactor” – Niki Becker

One year ago today, Niki Becker released her album Reactor, which appeared on Rift Magazine’s top releases of 2015. Its anniversary has the artist releasing the video of the title track. Jesse Allen Draeger filmed the video that features Becker’s bandmates Colleen Borgendale and Sara Horishnyk. Becker did the editing of the video herself. The video is a fun filled romp through the St.Anthony Main/Stone Arch Bridge area of Minneapolis. Enjoy!

Listen to Reactor: http://nikibecker.us10.list-manage.com/track/click?u=607e05ff008abca4fde7c09f3&id=db8e6021f2&e=5ee7e0aa64

See Niki Becker & her full band on Friday June 17th at the www.stonearchbridgefestival.com

Rift 36 Hour Songwriting Contest

Next Wednesday, the songwriters get a prompt and have just about 36 hours to write a song and have it ready to perform on Friday night.

Nigel Egg will be hosting/performing and these fine songwriters will be performing as well.

Joe Fahey, Brad Senne, Brianna Lane, Niki Becker, Dan Hylton, Simon Husbands, Ryan Rud, Greg Neis, Mother Banjo and Ben Cook-Feltz

It’s Free with a suggested donation of $5-$20.

There is a possibility it could sell out, so buy your tickets in advance if you can.

Review – Niki Becker – Reactor


By Rebecca Marx

Niki Becker has shed her folk rock skin, and in her upcoming album: Reactor, a more mature and confident style is revealed. Everything about this new album feels disarmingly authentic, and in her unpretentious voice, life lessons at times are hard won. Continue reading