Atmosphere is an American Hip Hop duo from Minneapolis, consisting of MC Slug and producer/DJ Ant.
Atmosphere in Features
Music − Portrait | posted 26.04.2011
Chose to get real
Atmosphere are more serious and less playful than ever. Now the band from Minneapolis wrote a kind of concept album about family issues. In the end The Family Sign is a kind of Blues album, recorded with live instruments and lined with fine storytelling, that certainly is different, but just want to be captured so
Atmosphere in Reviews
Music − Review | posted 11.03.2020
Atmosphere, the duo from Minneapolis, is back with a new album. »Whenever« avoids experimentation and is a solid delivery.
Music − Review | posted 12.08.2016
Vigorous rhymed storytelling in tangible pictures, also with pulled down trousers; on their 8th album, Atmosphere sings the »Fishing Blues«.
Music − Review | posted 05.06.2014
On »Southsiders«, Atmosphere are once again falling back on live-recorded instrumentals and a great variety of different topics – and that’s what they’re good at.
Music − Review | posted 08.01.2014
»Seven’s Travels« is celebrating its tenth anniversary. As a birthday-gift, the album is being re-released, and – despite slightly dragging on at bits – it’s still as convincing as ever.
Music − Review | posted 09.05.2011
The Family Sign
The Family Sign is almost a concept album, leaning towards instrumental and blues, while only bearing little resemblance to Ant’s production-experiments made for When Life Gives You Lemons.
Music − Review | posted 06.05.2008
When Life Gives You Lemons You Paint That Shit Gold
Stagnancy is the devil, but isn’t it allowed to get a bit irritated when Atmosphere declares minimalism at the beginning of When Life Gives You Lemons?
Music − Review | posted 10.03.2007
The Weatherman LP
Less nostalgia, more willingness to take risks, becoming especially manifest in countless rolling synths-lines, without leaving his own neo-classical niche: hating Evidence has become uncool again.
Atmosphere in News
Music − News | posted 04.11.2011
Meet & Greet at the HHV Selected Store
The Rhymesayers Entertainmen artists will give you the unique chance for a meet & greet at our HHV Selected Store on Tuesday, November 15. You can bring your own gear and let it be printed for free with exclusive artwork.
Music − News | posted 09.07.2020
The album »Venus«, first released in 1981, by Hideki Matsutake alias Loi’gic System, who plays with the Yellow Magic Orchestra, is now being reissued via Wewantsounds. Exclusively at HHV Records in a limited edition.
Music − Review | posted 11.06.2020
Two years ago Palmbomen II introduced us to Cindy Savalas and her hometown Carmel Vista. Now her »lost« debut album »I’m Cindy« has turned up.
Music − Portrait | posted 30.06.2020
With emphasis on We
We Jazz, that stands for edgy, surprising jazz from the north. And also not. Since 2013 the festival has been held in Helsinki, since 2016 the label was founded. Matti Nives mainly publishes Finnish bands there. And acts as one of the most important networkers of the local scene.
Music − News | posted 23.06.2020
A Japanese Groove Disc Guide
Exclusive Edition: »Wamono A To Z«
For the start of the »Wamono A To Z« series, DJ Yoshizawa Dynamite and Chintam have put together ten pearls of Japanese rare groove from the sixties and seventies. We have an exclusive, golden vinyl edition available.
Music − Essay | posted 09.07.2020
Baltic & Finnish Jazz
While jazz from London to L.A. is evolving a fresh pop sensibility or even tries to update the fusion heritage, cool flavors between new blood and nostalgia are cultivated on the shores of the Baltic Sea. Here the genre is cosmopolitan as well and yet totally distinct.