Record review round-up declares Atmosphere "pretty good"
Jive Magazine - 5 out of 5
"This is Atmosphere's best album yet and that says a hell of a lot doesn't it?"
OkayPlayer - 5 out of 5
"Ant's beautiful production and lyrics from Slug that actually peek from his solipsistic cage make this a special album."
Iowa State Daily - 5 out of 5
"["Little Man"] is powerful enough to make you question what your life is worth."
Now Magazine - 4 out of 4
"Rugged, ragged soul, blues and gospel breaks, beautiful loops that complement perfectly Slug's melodious introspective, salient, wise-guy white-boy flows."
RapSearch - 4.5 out of 5
"[Slug's] mic performance rivals the best MCs in hip-hop, mainstream or underground."
Eye Weekly - 4 out of 5
"Ant's knack for mixing complex melody lines over golden soul samples makes him a force to be reckoned with."
Playboy - 3 out of 4
"Slug is rap's version of Vince Vaughn's character in Swingers, occasionally dropping emotional sob stories that are much more than well-laid traps."
DecoyMusic - 3.5 out of 5
"Ant seems influenced by Kanye West's recent success and has dabbled with West's production style - something that he does successfully yet originally."
Pitchfork Media - 5.9 out of 10
"At the risk of sounding like one of those kids who watches "The O.C.," Atmosphere was always for those moments when a woman ripped your heart out, then punched you in the neck. "
ByronCrawford.com (Site has disappeared in the last 24 hours. Come back, angry blogger!) - 0 out of 5
"I'm not going to listen to the actual lyrics, because I'm afraid they might make me dumber."