Tag Archives: post punk

Listen – Lift Safely – Fresh Fire

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Disclaimer: The Editor of Riftmagazine.com is in this band. It’s self promotion for sure.

From famous Local Musician Dan Israel – “It’s not necessarily the style I listen to a lot (though I love Husker Du, and hear some of that influence for sure)….BUT….it’s really well-done, sounds amazing, even on my crappy headphones on my crappy work computer”


Listen – Morality Crisis – Gas

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This is the track “Gas” from Morality Crisis’s new album Mash. Release show tonight.

This is some pretty heavy stuff, so be prepared.


Listen – On The Curb – Ripper

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Ripper gets it rolling, with this hard rocking track “On The Curb”.  This is off their new A.D. EP from Lawnchair Records and Land Ski Records.

Release show where Cassette will be available – http://riftmagazine.com/event/ripper-tape-release-deleter-cd-release-murder-shoes-cherry-cola-dj-some-pulp/


Listen – Deleter – Seclusion

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Deleter keeps tearing it up, with it’s post punk, indie rock slant. A release show not to be missed, and a new album that should be listened to, again and again.



Interview – Music Makes Us Feel Good: Strange Relations and Babes at The Cedar Cultural Center

photo by Katie Essick

By Kelsey Simpkins

On Thursday, November 5, Strange Relations and Babes take the stage at The Cedar Cultural Center in Minneapolis for a night of all-original indie rock, pop, and shoegaze. Continue reading

Review – Edger – Rudiments


J.J. Anselmi

Edger’s new EP, Rudiments, is a 15-minute gem without a second of filler. The band combines garage rock with equal parts post-punk, and they pack enough hooks into each song to get them stuck in your head while also refraining from self-indulgence. Continue reading