Feb 22, 2011

Atmosphere - Just for Show (single)

Whoa. I was definitely excited for Slug and Ant's 7th official studio LP The Family Sign, but that's because I am an unwavering Atmosphere fan, so I was guaranteed to like it on some level, no matter what. Now that I've heard the first release, "Just for Show" I am actually counting down the days until I get to hear the album in its entirety! The Family Sign drops April 12th which you can pre-order now via the Rhymesayers website. In the meantime you can download "Just for Show" on iTunes, and preview it here.

The track has a laid back, big-band ska vibe; while the lyrics are perfectly painful, personal and poetic. I'd be lying if I didn't admit to relating to them on a rather deep emotional level, and I'd expect nothing less from the talented duo.

The Family Tour starts April 20th, if you're lucky enough to have a show in your area, I suggest you GO!
The Family Tour
04.20.11 - Columbus, OH @ Newport Music Hall
04.21.11 - Munhall, PA @ Carnegie Music Hall
04.22.11 - S. Burlington, VT @ Higher Ground
04.23.11 - Boston, MA @ House of Blues
04.24.11 - Philadelphia, PA @ Electric Factor
04.26.11 - New York, NY @ Terminal 5
04.27.11 - Washington, D.C. @ 9:30 Club
04.28.11 - Richmond, VA @ The National
04.29.11 - Asheville, NC @ The Orange Peel
04.30.11 - Birmingham, AL @ Zydeco
05.02.11 - Austin, TX @ Stubb's BBQ
05.04.11 - Tucson, AZ @ Rialto Theatre
05.05.11 - Pomona, CA @ Fox Theater
05.06.11 - San Diego, CA @ House of Blues
05.07.11 - Berkeley, CA @ Greek Theatre ^
05.09.11 - Portland, OR @ Roseland Theater
05.10.11 - Vancouver, BC @ Vogue Theatre
05.12.11 - Calgary, AB @ MacEwan Hall
05.13.11 - Edmonton, AB @ The Starlite Room
05.14.11 - Saskatoon, SK @ The Odeon
05.17.11 - Boulder, Co @ Fox Theatre

^ with Aesop Rock, Rob Sonic & DJ Big Wiz

1 comment:

  1. this time around, they are joined by nate collis (guitar) and erick anderson (keys) in the recording process. the two are their tour mates.


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