Articles tagged atmosphere

Atmosphere: The Family Sign

With Atmosphere, it’s what we’ve grown accustomed to: riding the highs and lows of emotion like a solitary alcohol binge.

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21 Mar 2010 // 9:58 PM

MiC K!ng and Chum: Flavor Ade

Together, Cool-Aide exude the party-starting vibe and excited exuberance that encourages even the most rhythmically-challenged chump to get funky fresh and dance.

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CunninLynguists, Alliteration, and a Strange Journey

Two years ago, CunninLynguists, a group little known outside underground hip-hop circles, dropped Dirty Acres, easily one of the best hip-hop albums of 2007 and arguably

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The Best Hip-Hop of 2008

A return to the mic nine years in the making, a hip-hop supergroup of sorts, and Tom Waits beatboxing: this year's top-shelf hip-hop is equal parts anticipation, teamwork, and wha?!

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Atmosphere + Blueprint + Abstract Rude

As Atmosphere kicked their set off with "Like the Rest of Us" and "In Her Music Box", two of the mellowest pieces in their catalog, it became apparent this wouldn't be just another hip-hop show.

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Atmosphere: When Life Gives You Lemons, You Paint That Shit Gold

Twin Cities duo lacks the charisma and quality production to excel on their latest, obnoxiously named album.

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24 Mar 2008 // 10:00 PM

Windsor for the Derby Maladies [MP3]       Hold On [MP3]       Atmosphere Shoulda Known [Video] Excepter Kill

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20 Mar 2008 // 10:00 PM

The Brian Jonestown Massacre (songs from My Bloody Underground out on 17 March) Yeah - Yeah [MP3]       Black Hole Symphony [MP3]

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Various Artists: Preserving Efforts: Classic Hip Hop Video Archive [DVD]

Given the absence of special features, and the free availability of virtually all the songs online, probably only hip-hop heads plagued by completist impulses will want to buy this DVD.

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	Atmosphere: You Can’t Imagine How Much Fun We’re Having

Atmosphere follows up the behemoth Seven's Travels with something a little smaller, a little more spontaneous, a little bit better.

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4 Dec 2003 // 11:00 PM

	Atmosphere: Seven’s Travels

2003 will go down as the year when rap finally overtook dance pop (née disco) as the driving force of Top 40 radio. By this summer,

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19 Sep 2002 // 11:00 PM

There’s a lyric from “Your Heart Is a Muscle” on the Quails’ latest release Atmosphere that runs, “Your heart’s a muscle the size

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	Atmosphere: God Loves Ugly

The atmosphere of Atmosphere’s God Loves Ugly is dark. Slug, the Minneapolis hip-hop group’s lone MC, is an amalgam of angst, bitterness and

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//Mixed media

Con Brio: The Best New Live Band in America?

// Notes from the Road

"There’s a preciousness to McCarter and the rest of the mostly young band. You want to freeze the moment, to make sure they are taking it all in too. Because it’s going to change.

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