Album Charts: Atmosphere Just Misses Top 10 With ‘The Family Sign’

It was Record Store Day over the weekend, giving over albums a slight boost, especially to in-store exclusives. In the end, it was Foo Fighters’ new album taking no. 1, over a new release from Atmosphere, and indie Canadian hip-hop group, Swollen Members. The “Songs For Japan” charity compilation holds at no. 7 with 37,000; while Wiz Khalifa’s Rolling Papers slipped three sports to no. 8 with just under 37,000; and Chris Brown’s F.A.M.E.
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Atmosphere, Big Boi To Headline Rhymesayers’ 2011 Soundset Festival

Rhymesayers Entertainment announced this week the 2011, fourth annual Soundset Festival, a nine-hour indie music festival kicking off May 29th in Shakopee, Minnesota. Confirmed artists for Soundset 2011 include: Atmosphere, Big Boi, De La Soul, Slaughterhouse, Brother Ali, Doomtree (P.O.S, Dessa, Sims, Cecil Otter, Mike Mictlan, Lazerbeak, Papertiger), Dilated Peopes, Mac Miller, Curren$y, Blueprint, Grieves & Budo, Zion I & The Grouch…
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Atmosphere Announces Dates For Upcoming ‘Family Tour’

This April, Atmosphere is set to embark on a 21-date US and Canadian tour in support of their forthcoming release on Rhymesayers, The Family Sign. The duo, consisting of Slug and Ant, will be accompanied by keyboardist Erick Anderson and guitarist Nate Collis, as well as label-mates Blueprint, Grieves with Budo, Sab The Artist & DJ Abilities. A notable stop of the excursion will take place at the Greek Theatre in Berkeley, CA…
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Atmosphere: The Best Day (Music Video)

Minnesota duo Atmosphere — consisting of rapper Slug and DJ/producer Ant — drops a brand new music video for their song, “The Best Day,” off their latest double EP, To All My Friends / Blood Makes The Blade Holy. The clip is comprised of photos taken by merch guy Isaac Arvold on the latest tour, giving the group and fans a look at the fun days on the road for the indie monsters…
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Rhymesayers Plan Haiti Benefit Concert in Minneapolis

Indie powerhouse Rhymesayers Entertainment announced this week that they’re organizing a benefit concert in Minnesota for the victims of the Haiti quake two weeks ago, featuring an all-star line-up of underground heavyweights. “Rhymesayers Presents: A Benefit For Haiti,” goes down on February 9th at Minneapolis’ First Ave venue…
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