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Photo by Dan MonickWell the day is finally upon us. Atmosphere's latest, The Family Sign fills the record store bins and lands itself on your turntable today.
Via Gawker, photo by Nilina Mason-CampbellPerusing the internets in a flash of free time during the SXSW festival, I noticed something that computed awkwardly. Who is that on Alison Mosshart's t-shirt?
Photo by Dan MonickWith their seventh full-length album, The Family Sign, due out April 12, Atmosphere have announced a 21-date 'Family Tour' that will kick off April 20 in Colombus. The tour doesn't include any local dates just yet (the group will complete their five-date loop of the outer areas ... More >>
Photo by Dan MonickThere's a bit of a kerfuffle happening on the interwebs today surrounding a new interview with Slug of Atmosphere published by Pitchfork. For the most part, it's a pretty standard interview -- Atmosphere are getting ready to release a new full-length, The Family Sign, on April ... More >>
Photo by Dan MonickTurns out Atmosphere's new localvore single "Minnesota Nice" was just the group's way of tiding fans over until they were ready to announce the release of their next full length, as they announced today that their seventh official full length album, The Family Sign, will drop o ... More >>
Photo by Dan MonickAtmosphere is embarking on a hyper-local tour next month for a trek they are billing as the "Welcome to Minnesota" tour. Prof, Los Nativos, and DJ Abilities will be along for the ride on the five-date journey. There's no Twin Cities date on this tour, so metro fans will have to ... More >>
Dan MonickSlug in 1998 Seven years ago it was 2003, and if you're not quite convinced that's so far into the past, consider that the Iraq war was in its infancy, American Idol was only on its second run, and Avril Lavigne was killing it on the pop charts. Now that you're feeling ever-grateful it' ... More >>
Freelancer Steve McPherson talks to P.O.S. about Canadian bacon, beats, bonus tracks, and the intricacies of his sophomore album on Rhymesayers.
Checking in with some Minnesota music makers
The Hold Steady's high-voltage crunch happens to sound great in bars. But please don't call them a bar band.
Scenes from the new Triple Rock Social Club
Storming the stage with postpunk pirates Lifter Puller