If you still subscribe to Chuck D’s well-worn “rap-as-black-CNN” metaphor, then reflective Twin Cities duo Atmosphere might be thought of as hip-hop’s TBS during a Grace Under Fire marathon. Touring in support of their latest album, When Life Gives You Lemons, Record a Track with TV on the Radio’s Tunde Adebimpe—or something to that effect—Ant & Slug have rarely met a proverb they couldn’t turn into a song title. Don’t forget to pull your skully cap extra-low. — PETE L’OFFICIAL.
ATMOSPHERE, Webster Hall, 125 E 11th St., New York, NY SOLD OUT