Atmosphere - Overcast! (1997)
Hence forth, step within my psychoanalysis.
Callouses upon my mind make me strain for my lines.
If I were to pick one album which I felt represented me the most as a person I would choose this one. Even though I still hold Lucy Ford (the first Atmosphere album that I heard) as my favourite I have noticed that with every year Overcast! creeps closer to the number one spot. The sound of this cd differs slightly from the rest of their releases (with the exception of Headshots: Se7en). ANTs production brings a barren minimalistic sound worthy of the bands original name "Urban Atmosphere". It's as much stressed and tired as slow and hungry.
To give some background for those who are not familiar with Atmosphere, this is their debut album released in 1997. At this time the group consisted of ANT as usual on production but Slug shared the emceeing duties with Spawn (a.k.a. Rek The Heavyweight). …