Posts Tagged ‘tour dates’

New Interview: Slug (from Atmosphere)

Monday, March 16th, 2015
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It’s been a Minnesota minute since we last chopped it up with our pal Sluggo. This weekend Atmosphere kicks-offs their Welcome To Florida tour, so it only made sense to mix it up once again as we talk music, touring, Obama and his dislike for Larry David. If you haven’t already checked out Southsiders, you can now stream the album on Spotify or cop on the Tunes. –Jason Gloss

 

Philaflava:  It seems like Atmopshere has this 3 year plan with each release since Seven’s Travels. You drop an album, tour, make music and boom, three years later we got another studio release. Are you still on that path?

 

Slug: Not sure. I can’t say that we’ve intentionally held on that structure. We always end up putting out extra music between album cycles. I think we just hand shit in and the label talks to itself about when it wants to release the music.

 

Philaflava: We’ll soon be coming up on a year (6/5/2014) since the Southsiders album dropped. Looking back, are you happy with the response the album received from both the critics and fans?

 

Slug: I’m genuinely happy with how Southsiders was received. The handful of friends that I absolutely needed to understand it, did understand it. I’ve been on this little red wagon long enough to embrace that we have no control over how strangers interpret our crap. One thing I did notice from reading the reviews was that the age of the critic was maybe-kinda-possibly a factor this time? It seemed like younger writers didn’t care for it, whereas some of the older writers at least tried to understand it and say something nice or constructive about it. I believe that’s par for the course.

 

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VIDEO: Atmosphere – Millennium Dodo 1 & 2

Thursday, January 24th, 2013
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It’s rare we see double feature videos but this contains two dope tracks off The Family Sign album. This April will mark the two year anniversary of that album. The Welcome To Minnesota Tour Crew still has 3 shows left that aren’t sold out. If you’re in Minnesota get your Kent Hrbek on and see them live, you won’t regret it! –Philaflava

Tickets for the St. Cloud show are also available at Fifth Element (2411 Hennepin Ave S, Minneapolis, MN | 612.377.0044) in Uptown.

03.01.13 – Bemidji, MN – Sanford Center Ballroom | Buy TIckets
03.03.13 – St. Cloud, MN – Red Carpet | Buy Tickets (18+)
03.04.13 – Mankato, MN – Verizon Wireless Center | Buy Tickets