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 − Column | posted 11.06.2021
Porter Ricks – Biokinetics (1996)
When Porter Ricks released the album »Biokinetics« in 1996, it was more than just a collection of their first 12inches flanked by two bonus tracks. It was a utopian attempt to expand upon the dub techno formulas.
Music − Review | posted 09.06.2021
Hailu Mergia & The Walias Band
»Tezeta,« Hailu Mergia’s first album originally released on cassette only in 1975, has now been reissued via Awesome Tapes From Africa.
Music − Review | posted 11.06.2021
Live At The Cell
Four musicians got together last year in New York to record a brilliant jazz album under the name Resilient Vessels, »Live At The Cell«.
Music − Review | posted 05.06.2021
In the diffuse genre mash between IDM, techno and dub, nobody sounds like Skee Mask. His new album “Pool” underlines his exceptional position.
Music − Portrait | posted 10.06.2021
The influencer's influencer
Peter Adarkwah is the reason why some lives have been changed by J Dilla, why Roy Ayers experienced a second spring and why Japanese jazz albums are reviewed by Pitchfork. In other words: BBE Music turns 25 years this year.