Gallery: Atmosphere at The Cabooze (SmugMug)
Packed up and rearing to go, Twin Cities’ most beloved Atmosphere kicked off their latest national tour by treating 4,000 people down Cedar Avenue to one of the best sets this kid has seen. Heavily diverse in the discography dipping as far back as “Scapegoat” and “Guns & Cigarettes” to something newer than new with timpanis (I surely hope I heard that right) “She’s Enough” and “I Don’t Need Brighter Days,” Minneapolis had a set that chronicled the burgeoning career of the figurehead of Rhymesayers Entertainment. Crutches in air and all, old songs had new vigor (“Guns & Cigarettes” completely benefits from the keys) that barely showed age. “God Loves Ugly” felt timeless after coaxing the crowd and their “layers of ugly” said with such loving respect and pride. While Lemons‘ “Yesterday” and “The Waitress” reverberated off the painted walls between the stages. Want the dates? Hit the video after some pics! Catch Carnage and I Self Divine opening up, both of whom will be criss crossing the country with their respective incredible looping stage presence and rock solid new album The Sound of Low Class Amerika.