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Ant (Producer)

  • Blogs

    February 15, 2013

    Ten acts that helped make hip-hop more accessible to mainstream audiences

    Hip-hop is a world unto itself. Its rich tradition of spoken word poetry, self-referential subject matter and electronic and sample-based production make it, in many ways, a difficult musical form to adapt to, especially if you come from a more traditional background. These ten acts helped make rap ... More >>

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    September 22, 2012

    Atmosphere at the Ogden Theatre, 9/21/12

    ATMOSPHERE @ OGDEN THEATRE | 9/21/12 If a journey through the archives of Atmosphere's extensive music history wasn't enough to blow the pants off a sold-out Ogden, then a freestyle session to close the night certainly was. What started as a subtle track laid down by the beat-boxing loop master him ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 21, 2012

    The ten best concerts this weekend: Sept. 21-23

    Hola, amigo! Welcome to the weekend! A massive amount of musical goodness awaits you this weekend, the first of this fall season. Whatever you feel like getting into, there are a ton of shows to choose from, whether you're looking for metal, rock, hip-hop or just want to party down like there's no s ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 28, 2012

    Review: Atmosphere and Common at Icelantic's Winter on the Rocks, 1/27/12

    ICELANTIC'S WINTER ON THE ROCKS @ RED ROCKS | 1/27/12 Under a star-speckled sky and with freezing temperatures, Atmosphere delivered a greatest hits compilation at Red Rocks Amphitheatre for the inaugural Icelantic's Winter on the Rocks. Nostalgia aside, when he greeted everyone at the venue and op ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 27, 2012

    Weekend's best live bets: Icelantic's Winter on the Rocks and more

    Are you ready? This is a weekend to remember. Tonight for the first time ever, the famed Red Rocks Amphitheatre will add to its renown by hosting the first ever wintertime concert with Icelantic's Winter on the Rocks with Atmosphere, Common, Grieves and Budo and Get Cryphy. And that's just the tip o ... More >>

  • Music

    January 26, 2012
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    August 12, 2010
  • Blogs

    August 17, 2009

    Over the Weekend: Atmosphere at Red Rocks

    ​ Atmosphere, Aesop Rock, Murs and Eyedea & Abilities Red Rocks Friday, August 14 Red Rocks giveth, and Red Rocks taketh away. The sprawling amphitheater is so storied at this point that it tests performers playing it like few venues in the country -- and not everyone passes. That was certain ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 31, 2008

    Top Ten Hip-Hop Albums Of 2008

    Over the next couple of weeks, Backbeat will feature some Top Ten lists from around the Village Voice Media chain. Click here for previous year-in-review coverage from Backbeat and VVM. A couple of weeks ago, an expert on the Harry Potter series told an audience of high school kids how lucky they w ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 14, 2008

    Monolith Festival Live Blog, Day 1

    Midnight has finally come. For 11 hours straight on Saturday, Backbeat Online had Red Rocks surrounded, an army of writers, photographers, and other assorted hooligans braving a piss-reeking media tent to bring you live coverage of Monolith Festival. Day 1 of the fest starred Devotchka, Vampire ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 19, 2008

    Over the Weekend...Atmosphere, DJ Rare Groove and Abstract Rude @ the Ogden Theatre

    Atmosphere, DJ Rare Groove and Abstract Rude Saturday, May 17, 2008 Ogden Theatre Better than: Sean Daley's childhood nickname, "Little Slug-O." The Ogden Theater was buzzing with a sold out crowd on Saturday night for the highly-anticipated Atmosphere show, the first night of a two-night stand. Th ... More >>

  • Music

    May 15, 2008

    Atmosphere

    Slug and Ant transcend boilerplate indie rap on their new album.

  • Music

    May 1, 2008

    Atmosphere

    When Life Gives You Lemons, You Paint That Shit Gold
    Rhymesayers Entertainment

  • Music

    April 12, 2007

    Brother Ali

    Tuesday, April 17, Fox Theatre, Boulder, 303-443-3399.

  • Music

    May 4, 2006

    Aural Pleasure

    The talented tongue of Atmosphere goes to work.

  • Music

    December 29, 2005

    Hip-Hop Sans Hova

    Still no Jigga, but Kanye, some lovable limeys and a great Beyoncé substitute held it down.

  • Music

    October 13, 2005

    Atmosphere

    You Can't Imagine How Much Fun We're Having (Rhymesayers Entertainment)

  • Music

    September 25, 2003

    Critic's Choice

    Atmosphere

  • Music

    September 12, 2002

    Air Apparent

    Atmosphere's Slug celebrates the good, the bad and the Ugly.

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