Recent Postshttp://www.atmospheresucks.com/Recent Posts.en-us— Open Letter To The Community From Siddiq —http://www.atmospheresucks.com/news/2025http://www.atmospheresucks.com/news/2025<p>— Open Letter To The Community From Siddiq —<br /><br /> It's not in my nature to be a public person. I’ve spent my career behind the scenes developing platforms for other people to tell their stories and offer their messages to the world. When I read Psalm One’s comments about our 20 year celebration this Friday, my first reaction was not to respond. I’ve always believed that regardless of what anyone says, the best response is to keep it moving and let my work and legacy speak for themselves. After reading her statements though, I feel I owe it to myself, my team and our community to tell my truth.<br /><br /> I’m proud that the label we’ve built from the ground is a platform for artists with a wide spectrum of identities to express themselves. We’ve developed a roster of diverse ethnicities, religions, lang...</p>RhymesayersTue, 01 Dec 2015 15:46:00 -0600Rhymesayers 20 Compilationhttp://www.atmospheresucks.com/news/2024http://www.atmospheresucks.com/news/2024<p>Now, let's take a sec to think back! We've compiled 20 years of Rhymesayers history into this one monumental compilation showcasing the diversity and progression of the label over the years, for your listening pleasure. With a whopping 80 tracks covering every release from day one, arranged mostly in chronological order, this is well over 5 hours of Rhymesayers legacy. <br /><br /> Whether you've been a fan since 1995, or you've just learned of us – whether you've only heard a few RSE artists, or you follow the entire roster – this collection defines why Rhymesayers has been a mainstay in independent Hip-Hop for over two decades, and counting. <br /><br /> Discover, reflect, reminisce, and diversify. <br /><br /> Stream or buy RSE20 from your favorite service provider below NOW! <br /><br /> iTunes | Amazon | Google Play | Spotify | ...</p>RhymesayersTue, 01 Dec 2015 10:47:00 -060020 Reasons to Spend $20 for RSE20http://www.atmospheresucks.com/news/2022http://www.atmospheresucks.com/news/2022<p>We are just two weeks away from the Rhymesayers 20 Anniversary Concert at Target Center in Minneapolis!</p><p><strong>- Here's 20 Reasons to Spend $20 for Rhymesayers 20 Anniversary Concert - </strong><br /><br /> 1. It is the first time an independent record label from Minneapolis has created an entire bill of independent artists for a ONE night only show in the Target Center. <br /><br /> 2. This show is a once in a lifetime opportunity, there will not be a second chance. <br /><br /> 3. The number of FELT albums = 3. Yes, FELT will make a special appearance. <br /><br /> 4. What else do you have to do on a Friday night on the 4th of December? <br /><br /> 5. Doors open at 5pm and music starts right away, get your money's worth and get there early. Trust us. <br /><br /> 6. How many artist collaboration songs can happen during one show? Six? Less than six? More than six? <br /><br /> 7. Sev...</p>RhymesayersFri, 20 Nov 2015 10:09:00 -0600Rhymesayers 20th Anniversary Concert - FAQhttp://www.atmospheresucks.com/news/2018http://www.atmospheresucks.com/news/2018<p><strong>ONE NIGHT ONLY!! SAVE THE DATE. </strong><span >// </span><strong>TICKETS ON SALE <em><span >NOW</span></em>. </strong><br /><br />On <strong>Friday, December 4, 2015</strong>, <strong>Rhymesayers</strong>, in conjunction with <strong>First Avenue</strong> and <strong>Target Center</strong>, will bring together twenty years of music and artists for a one-night only performance at the Target Center, downtown Minneapolis, MN. <br /><br /><strong>The evening will include special performances by :</strong></p><p>Abstract Rude, Aesop Rock, Atmosphere, Battlecats, BK One, Blueprint, Boom Bap Project, Brother Ali, deM atlaS, Dilated Peoples, DJ Abilities, Evidence, Felt, Freeway, Grayskul, Grieves, Hail Mary Mallon, I Self Devine, Jake One, K-Salaam, Los Nativos, Micranots, Mr. Dibbs, Musab, P.O.S, Prof, Soul Position, The Uncluded and Toki Wright. <br /><br /><strong>Arena seats and the entire General Admission floor are <em>only $20.00</em> to celebrate twenty years of Rhymesayers! </strong><br /><br /><strong>Limited VIP p...</strong></p>RhymesayersMon, 19 Oct 2015 17:54:00 -0500Rhymesayers 20th Anniversary Concert Lineuphttp://www.atmospheresucks.com/news/2016http://www.atmospheresucks.com/news/2016<p><strong>ONE NIGHT ONLY!! SAVE THE DATE. </strong><br /><br /><strong> TICKETS ON SALE FRIDAY, OCTOBER 16 at 10 AM CST. </strong><br /><br /> On <strong>Friday, December 4, 2015</strong>, <strong>Rhymesayers</strong>, in conjunction with <strong>First Avenue</strong> and <strong>Target Center</strong>, will bring together twenty years of music and artists for a one-night only performance at the Target Center, downtown Minneapolis, MN. <br /><br /><strong> The evening will include special performances by :</strong></p><p>Abstract Rude, Aesop Rock, Atmosphere, Battlecats, BK One, Blueprint, Boom Bap Project, Brother Ali, deM atlaS, Dilated Peoples, DJ Abilities, Evidence, Felt, Freeway, Grayskul, Grieves, Hail Mary Mallon, I Self Devine, Jake One, K-Salaam, Los Nativos, Micranots, Mr. Dibbs, Musab, P.O.S, Prof, Soul Position, The Uncluded and Toki Wright. <br /><br /><strong> Arena seats and the entire General Admission floor are <em>only $20.00</em> to celebrate twenty years ...</strong></p>RhymesayersTue, 13 Oct 2015 10:17:00 -0500Fifth Element's Parking Lot Sale - TODAY!http://www.atmospheresucks.com/news/1867http://www.atmospheresucks.com/news/1867<p>Every summer, <strong>Fifth Element</strong> in Uptown Minneapolis hosts an annual Parking Lot Sale. With every sale comes new and exclusive items that you can't get anywhere else. <strong>TODAY from 11am to 7pm Central time</strong>, get incredible deals on merchandise, music, and more! Get down with some live music from local artists, and kick it with our homie Prof who will be hosting.<br /> <br /> Check out a few of the products you can save on below, then head to <strong>Fifth Element Online</strong> for more information or stop by the shop. Doors are open!<br /> <br /> <strong>NEW Rhymesayers Items:</strong><br /> Travis Millard x RSE shirts <br /> Atmosphere "Cone Head" maroon windbreaker<br /> Atmosphere "Onemosphere" shirt <br /> Rhymesayers Griffin Tank Top <br /> <br /> <strong>Rhymesayers Clothing Sale</strong>:<br /> Rhymesayers "Collegiate" T-shirt - $10<br /> Rhymesayers "Crest" Tank Top - $14.99<br /> Rhymesayers "Crest" Dog Shirt...</p>RhymesayersSat, 24 Aug 2013 11:24:00 -0500Watch: The Uncluded LIVE at KEXPhttp://www.atmospheresucks.com/news/1859http://www.atmospheresucks.com/news/1859<p>It's finally here! Here is <strong>The Uncluded</strong>'s live session from Seattle, WA's KEXP. Check out the full performance below and don't miss them in Seattle TONIGHT at Neumo's! Read more here at KEXP.org.</p><p><object width="693" height="390" data="http://www.youtube.com/v/TSQHJaTQnQo?version=3&amp;hl=en_US" type="application/x-shockwave-flash"><param name="allowFullScreen" value="true" /><param name="allowscriptaccess" value="always" /><param name="src" value="http://www.youtube.com/v/TSQHJaTQnQo?version=3&amp;hl=en_US" /><param name="allowfullscreen" value="true" /></object></p><p>Remaining Hokey Fright Tour Dates:</p><p>07-30 Seattle, WA - Neumo's<br /> 07-31 Vancouver, British Columbia - Fortune Sound Club<br /> 08-02 Missoula, MT - The Palace<br />08-03 Salt Lake City, UT - Kilby Court</p><p>Pick up <em><strong>Hokey Fright</strong></em> on CD or Vinyl from Fifth Element, digitally from iTunes, Amazon, Google Play, and listen on Spotify.</p><p><strong>The Uncluded</strong>: Facebook | Twitter | #TheUncluded<br /><strong>Aesop Rock:</strong> AesopRock.com | 900bats.com | Facebook | Twitter | Google+<br /><strong>Kimya Dawson</strong>: KimyaDawson.com | Facebook | Twitter | Instagram<br /><strong>Rhymesayers:</strong> Facebook | Twitter | YouTube | Google+ | Instagram | Flickr | Soundcloud | Myspace</p>RhymesayersTue, 30 Jul 2013 16:14:00 -0500The Uncluded's Hokey Fright Tour ends this week!http://www.atmospheresucks.com/news/1858http://www.atmospheresucks.com/news/1858<p><em></em></p><p><strong>The Uncluded</strong>, joined by Hamell on Trial, are about to finish up their energetic and engaging Hokey Fright  Tour. By this time next week, they'll be off the road! Check out the dates below, watch the new video for "Organs", <em><strong>and GET THOSE TICKETS</strong></em>!</p><p>07-29 Portland, OR - Wonder Ballroom<br /> 07-30 Seattle, WA - Neumo's<br /> 07-31 Vancouver, British Columbia - Fortune Sound Club<br /> 08-02 Missoula, MT - The Palace<br />08-03 Salt Lake City, UT - Kilby Court</p><p>Pick up <em><strong>Hokey Fright</strong></em> on CD or Vinyl from Fifth Element, digitally from iTunes, Amazon, Google Play, and listen on Spotify.</p><p><iframe src="http://www.youtube.com/embed/jxOd1MUOxQU?list=PL_AA8JeDxiPboTp9dP3ZON_VygO5I_S3k" width="693" height="390"></iframe></p><p><strong>The Uncluded</strong>: Facebook | Twitter | #TheUncluded<br /><strong>Aesop Rock:</strong> AesopRock.com | 900bats.com | Facebook | Twitter | Google+<br /><strong>Kimya Dawson</strong>: KimyaDawson.com | Facebook | Twitter | Instagram<br /><strong>Rhymesayers:</strong> Facebook | Twitter | YouTube | Google+ | Instagra...</p>RhymesayersMon, 29 Jul 2013 14:22:00 -0500Watch: The Uncluded's new video - "Organs"http://www.atmospheresucks.com/news/1856http://www.atmospheresucks.com/news/1856<p>Y'all ready for this one? Press play below and enjoy the coolest visual offering from <strong>The Uncluded</strong> to date.</p><p>Pick up <em><strong>Hokey Fright</strong></em> on CD or Vinyl from Fifth Element, digitally from iTunes, Amazon, Google Play, and listen on Spotify.</p><p>Aesop, Kimya, and Hamell on Trial are on the road currently on the Hokey Fright Tour! Tonight's show is in Los Angeles before they continue on the West Coast on the final leg of the trip. <em><strong>Get your tickets NOW!</strong></em></p><p><iframe src="http://www.youtube.com/embed/jxOd1MUOxQU?list=PL_AA8JeDxiPboTp9dP3ZON_VygO5I_S3k" width="693" height="390"></iframe></p><p>TOUR DATES:</p><p>07-25 Los Angeles, CA - First Unitarian Church<br /> 07-26 San Francisco, CA - Slim's<br /> 07-29 Portland, OR - Wonder Ballroom<br /> 07-30 Seattle, WA - Neumo's<br /> 07-31 Vancouver, British Columbia - Fortune Sound Club<br /> 08-02 Missoula, MT - The Palace<br />08-03 Salt Lake City, UT - Kilby Court</p><p>*Video Credits:<br />Production Company: Bent Image Lab <br />Director: Rob Shaw<br />Executive P...</p>RhymesayersThu, 25 Jul 2013 12:00:00 -0500Live Video: Go on the road with The Uncludedhttp://www.atmospheresucks.com/news/1853http://www.atmospheresucks.com/news/1853<p>It's about that time! <strong>The Uncluded</strong> are embarking on their final Hokey Fright Tour leg of the summer with Hamell On Trial. After a handful of dates all over the U.S. and Canada, they're excited to end things on a high note on the West Coast.</p><p>Pick up <em><strong>Hokey Fright</strong></em> on CD or Vinyl from Fifth Element, digitally from iTunes, Amazon, Google Play, and listen on Spotify.</p><p><strong>The Hokey Fright Tour</strong> picks up again next week! See the dates below <em><strong>and get those tickets</strong></em>...</p><p><iframe src="http://www.youtube.com/embed/E_OQhHG6DYk?list=PL_AA8JeDxiPboTp9dP3ZON_VygO5I_S3k" width="693" height="390"></iframe></p><p>07-23 San Diego, CA - The Irenic<br /> 07-25 Los Angeles, CA - First Unitarian Church<br /> 07-26 San Francisco, CA - Slim's<br /> 07-29 Portland, OR - Wonder Ballroom<br /> 07-30 Seattle, WA - Neumo's<br /> 07-31 Vancouver, British Columbia - Fortune Sound Club<br /> 08-02 Missoula, MT - The Palace<br />08-03 Salt Lake City, UT - Kilby Court<br /><br /><strong>The Uncluded</strong>: Facebook | Twitter | #TheUn...</p>RhymesayersFri, 19 Jul 2013 11:33:00 -0500Watch: The Uncluded Silver Studio Session @ The Warhol Museumhttp://www.atmospheresucks.com/news/1852http://www.atmospheresucks.com/news/1852<p>Just posted! <strong>Aesop Rock</strong> and <strong>Kimya Dawson</strong> had an exclusive session with The Warhol Museum recently. Check out the short session below.</p><p><object width="693" height="390" data="http://www.youtube.com/v/Fg9HO3BXjGU?version=3&amp;hl=en_US" type="application/x-shockwave-flash"><param name="allowFullScreen" value="true" /><param name="allowscriptaccess" value="always" /><param name="src" value="http://www.youtube.com/v/Fg9HO3BXjGU?version=3&amp;hl=en_US" /><param name="allowfullscreen" value="true" /></object></p><p>Pick up <em><strong>Hokey Fright</strong></em> on CD or Vinyl from Fifth Element, digitally from iTunes, Amazon, Google Play, and listen on Spotify.</p><p><strong>The Hokey Fright Tour</strong> picks up again next week! See the dates below <em><strong>and get those tickets</strong></em>...</p><p>07-23 San Diego, CA - The Irenic<br /> 07-25 Los Angeles, CA - First Unitarian Church<br /> 07-26 San Francisco, CA - Slim's<br /> 07-29 Portland, OR - Wonder Ballroom<br /> 07-30 Seattle, WA - Neumo's<br /> 07-31 Vancouver, British Columbia - Fortune Sound Club<br /> 08-02 Missoula, MT - The Palace<br />08-03 Salt Lake City, UT - Kilby Court<br /><br /><strong>The Uncluded</strong>: Facebook | Twitter | #TheUncluded<br /><strong>Aesop Rock:</strong> AesopRock.com | 900bats.com | Facebook | Twitter | Google+<br /><strong>Kimya Dawson</strong>: KimyaDawson.com |...</p>RhymesayersThu, 18 Jul 2013 17:32:00 -0500The Uncluded hit the road again in one week!http://www.atmospheresucks.com/news/1849http://www.atmospheresucks.com/news/1849<p>How's your summer going, homies? Make it even better and see <strong>Aesop Rock</strong> and Kimya Dawson TOGETHER as <strong>The Uncluded</strong>! The tour picks up again in one week in California. Check out the dates below and get your tickets <em><strong>HERE</strong></em> before it's too late...</p><p>Pick up <em><strong>Hokey Fright</strong></em> on CD or Vinyl from Fifth Element, digitally from iTunes, Amazon, Google Play, and listen on Spotify.</p><p>07-23 San Diego, CA - The Irenic<br /> 07-25 Los Angeles, CA - First Unitarian Church<br /> 07-26 San Francisco, CA - Slim's<br /> 07-29 Portland, OR - Wonder Ballroom<br /> 07-30 Seattle, WA - Neumo's<br /> 07-31 Vancouver, British Columbia - Fortune Sound Club<br /> 08-02 Missoula, MT - The Palace<br />08-03 Salt Lake City, UT - Kilby Court<br /><br /><iframe src="http://www.youtube.com/embed/hoXlhYyr5XY?list=PL_AA8JeDxiPboTp9dP3ZON_VygO5I_S3k" width="693" height="390"></iframe><br /><br /><strong>The Uncluded</strong>: Facebook | Twitter | #TheUncluded<br /><strong>Aesop Rock:</strong> AesopRock.com | 900bats.com | Facebook | Twitter | Google+<br /><strong>Kimya Dawson</strong>: K...</p>RhymesayersTue, 16 Jul 2013 12:40:00 -0500Rhymesayers Takes Over Summerfest 2013 today!http://www.atmospheresucks.com/news/1837http://www.atmospheresucks.com/news/1837<p>Today in Milwaukee, WI along the waterfront, expect to see more RSE fans than usual. This year, take over Summerfest's Harley Davidson Stage from 3pm until the party ends a little after 11pm. You can also meet your favorite artists and get items signed at the Exclusive Company Tent near the stage. Click here for a map.</p><p class="p1"><strong><em>Rhymesayers / Summerfest / Harley-Davidson Stage Set Times:</em><br /></strong></p><p><strong>3:00 - 4:00 </strong>- Get Cryphy<strong><br />4:00 - 5:00</strong> - Blueprint<br /><strong>5:00 - 5:30</strong> - Get Cryphy<br /><strong>5:30 - 6:30</strong> - The Uncluded <br /><strong>6:30 - 7:00</strong> - Get Cryphy<br /><strong>7:00 - 8:00</strong> - P.O.S<br /><strong>8:00 - 8:30</strong> - Get Cryphy<br /><strong>8:30 - 9:30</strong> - Brother Ali<br /><strong>9:30 - 10:00</strong> - Get Cryphy<br /><strong>10:00 - 11:15</strong> - Atmosphere</p><p><em><strong>EXCLUSIVE COMPANY TENT SIGNINGS:</strong></em></p><p><strong>3:00PM</strong> - Atmosphere<br /><strong>3:30PM </strong>- Brother Ali<br /><strong>5:20PM</strong> - Blueprint<br /><strong>6:50PM </strong>- The Uncluded <br /><strong>8:20PM</strong> - P.O.S</p><p> </p><p><strong>Rhymesayers:</strong> Facebook | Twitter | YouTube | Google+...</p>RhymesayersFri, 28 Jun 2013 10:37:00 -0500The Uncluded: We cry a little, shake our asses a little -- it's nicehttp://www.atmospheresucks.com/news/1836http://www.atmospheresucks.com/news/1836<p><strong>City Pages</strong> recently caught up with <strong>Aesop Rock</strong> and <strong>Kimya Dawson</strong> to talk about their new group <strong>The Uncluded</strong>, their debut album <em>Hokey Fright</em>, and the ongoing Hokey Fright Tour . An excerpt is below, <strong>click here</strong> to read the full piece.</p><p><em>You both have fans of hip-hop and folk rock, what do you want your fans and new listeners to grasp from this record?<br /></em><br /> <strong>AR:</strong> I don't know if I ever think of things that way. For us, it was was therapeutic and fun. You're so in a bubble when you're creating it that you don't know what you did until its in your hands, shrink-wrapped. You get scared at the last minute. I always forget I put all of this stuff on a record forever and now its going to come out. I think it's better for me to block out that people are going to hear it. In hindsight, it's cool to see the pe...</p>RhymesayersThu, 27 Jun 2013 11:33:00 -0500Summerfest Signings Times Announced!http://www.atmospheresucks.com/news/1835http://www.atmospheresucks.com/news/1835<p>On Friday, June 28th, 2013, <span class="s1"><strong>Rhymesayers</strong></span> will take over the Harley-Davidson Roadhouse Stage at <span class="s2">Summerfest</span> in Milwaukee, WI. We're happy to announce the <strong>Exclusive Company Tent</strong> Signings times, check 'em out below. If you get to the grounds before 4pm, tickets are only $10 for Summerfest, so make sure to get there early to get your stuff signed. Get your tickets today at <span class="s2">Summerfest.com</span> so you don't miss out on the first-ever RSE Summerfest Takeover!</p><p><strong>3:00PM</strong> - Atmosphere<br /><strong>3:30PM </strong>- Brother Ali<br /><strong>5:20PM</strong> - Blueprint<br /><strong>6:50PM </strong>- The Uncluded <br /><strong>8:20PM</strong> - P.O.S</p><p>Head to the Harley Davidson Stage Exclusive Company tent for each signing! Click here for a map.</p><p class="p1">Last year, <span class="s1"><strong>Atmosphere</strong></span> played to a capacity-filled crowd at Summerfest, then was asked to return this year and bring some of their Rhymesayers friends along to ...</p>RhymesayersWed, 26 Jun 2013 11:12:00 -0500mtvU premieres new video from The Uncluded - "The Aquarium"!http://www.atmospheresucks.com/news/1823http://www.atmospheresucks.com/news/1823<p>Today, mtvU premiered the new music video for “The Aquarium” by one-of-a-kind duo <strong>The Uncluded</strong> . “The Aquarium” is the newest song to get visuals from The Uncluded’s debut album Hokey Fright, recently released via Rhymesayers. Directed by Rob Shaw and produced by Portland, OR's Bent Image Lab, the video is sure to open a few eyes, gills, and ears. Watch below!</p><p>Pick up <em><strong>Hokey Fright</strong></em> on CD or Vinyl from Fifth Element, digitally from iTunes, Amazon, Google Play, and listen on Spotify.</p><div ><div ><iframe src="http://media.mtvnservices.com/embed/mgid:uma:video:mtvu.com:916735/cp~vid%3D916735%26instance%3Dmtvu%26uri%3Dmgid%3Auma%3Avideo%3Amtvu.com%3A916735" width="512" height="288"></iframe><p >Get More: www.mtvu.com</p></div></div><p></p><p>The Hokey Fright Tour is in full swing! Don't miss a one-of-a-kind show near you. Tickets on sale now at <strong>Rhymesayers.com/Events</strong>.</p><p>06-21 Dallas, TX - The Texas Theatre<br /> 06-22 Houston, TX - Fitzgerald's Upstairs<br /> 06-23 Austin, TX - Central Presbyterian<br /> 06-25 St. Louis, MO - Firebird<br /> 06-26 Kansas ...</p>RhymesayersTue, 11 Jun 2013 10:29:00 -0500Rhymesayers Takes Over Summerfest 2013!http://www.atmospheresucks.com/news/1822http://www.atmospheresucks.com/news/1822<p>On Friday, June 28th, 2013, <span class="s1"><strong>Rhymesayers</strong></span> will take over the Harley-Davidson Roadhouse Stage at <span class="s2">Summerfest</span> in Milwaukee, WI.</p><p class="p1">Last year, <span class="s1"><strong>Atmosphere</strong></span> played to a capacity-filled crowd at Summerfest, then was asked to return this year and bring some of their Rhymesayers friends along to join the party for this first time ever event at Summerfest, the world's biggest music festival. Joining Atmosphere on the Rhymesayers curated stage will be: <span class="s2"><strong>Brother Ali</strong></span><strong>, </strong><span class="s2"><strong>P.O.S</strong></span><strong>, </strong><span class="s2"><strong>The Uncluded</strong></span> , <span class="s1"><strong>Blueprint</strong></span> and Twin Cities DJ Crew <span class="s2"><strong>Get Cryphy</strong></span><strong> </strong>.<br /> <br /> <em><strong>Get your tickets today at <span class="s2">Summerfest.com</span> so you don't miss out on the first-ever RSE Summerfest Takeover!</strong></em></p><p class="p1"><strong>Rhymesayers / Summerfest / Harley-Davidson Stage - </strong><strong>Friday, 6/28/2013:</strong></p><p class="p3">3:00 - 4:00 - Get Cryphy</p><p class="p3">4:00 - 5:00 - Blueprint</p><p class="p3">5:00 - 5:30 - Get Cryphy</p><p class="p3">5:30 - 6:30 - The Uncluded </p><p class="p3">6:3...</p>RhymesayersFri, 07 Jun 2013 09:46:00 -0500The Uncluded - "We've Needed This"http://www.atmospheresucks.com/news/1821http://www.atmospheresucks.com/news/1821<p><em>Photo: Aesthetic Mag </em></p><p>Ghettoblaster Magazine recently sat down with <strong>Aesop Rock</strong> and <strong>Kimya Dawson</strong> of <strong>The Uncluded</strong>. Peep a quick snippet below and then click HERE to read more...</p><p><strong>Ghettoblaster:</strong><em> How did the band form? Aesop, I know you sent Kimya a letter because you were a big fan. </em></p><p><strong>Aesop Rock: </strong>I did. That was a long time ago. We have a friend in common and a little while after that, after emailing back and forth a little bit and knowing some of the same people, we sort of met up to work on your record when we finally got in touch after my fan letterdom . She was like “Well I’m recording my new record in Berkeley” and I live in San Francisco. And I was like “awesome,” so I went over to see where they were recording and help out in any way I could. So that was the beginning of us just kind of ...</p>RhymesayersWed, 05 Jun 2013 12:18:00 -0500Don't miss The Uncluded's Hokey Fright Tour!http://www.atmospheresucks.com/news/1820http://www.atmospheresucks.com/news/1820<p><em>Photo: Ryan Grae</em></p><p>It's been about a week since <strong>Aesop Rock</strong> and <strong>Kimya Dawson</strong> hit the road together as <strong>The Uncluded</strong> along with tourmate Hamell On Trial. Head to Storify to check out a roundup of action from the shows. Make sure to tweet your pictures and thoughts from the show, we'll be updating the "story" all tour long.</p><p>After an awesome show in Montreal last night, tonight they play in Toronto before heading back to the U.S.!</p><p><em><strong>Buy tickets now at Rhymesayers.com/Events</strong> </em>:<br /> 06-03 Toronto, Ontario - The Blk Box<br /> 06-05 Detroit, MI - Trinosophes<br /> 06-06 Pittsburgh, PA - The Warhol<br /> 06-07 Columbus, OH - Wexner Center @ Ohio State <br /> 06-08 Chicago, IL - Old Town School of Folk Music<br /> 06-21 Dallas, TX - The Texas Theatre<br /> 06-22 Houston, TX - Fitzgerald's Upstairs<br /> 06-23 Austin, TX - Central Presbyterian<br /> 06-25 S...</p>RhymesayersMon, 03 Jun 2013 11:03:00 -0500The Uncluded's Hokey Fright tour begins today!http://www.atmospheresucks.com/news/1816http://www.atmospheresucks.com/news/1816<p>After several years of working together, <strong>Aesop Rock</strong> and <strong>Kimya Dawson</strong> are finally hitting the road officially as <strong>The Uncluded</strong>! Their new album <em>Hokey Fright</em> dropped earlier this month, and they're excited to perform cuts from the album for you around the US and Canada. The action starts tonight in Washington, D.C.</p><p>Keep in mind NO solo sets will be performed. Check out the dates below and head to Rhymesayers.com/Events to get tickets to a show near you!</p><p>05-28 Washington, DC - 9:30 Club<br /> 05-29 Philadelphia, PA - World Cafe Live<br /> 05-30 Cambridge, MA - The Sinclair<br /> 06-01 Brooklyn, NY - Knitting Factory<br /> 06-02 Montreal, Quebec - Il Motore<br /> 06-03 Toronto, Ontario - The Blk Box<br /> 06-05 Detroit, MI - Trinosophes<br /> 06-06 Pittsburgh, PA - The Warhol<br /> 06-07 Columbus, OH - Wexner Center @ Ohio State <br /> 06-08 Chic...</p>RhymesayersTue, 28 May 2013 13:20:00 -0500The Uncluded go on tour next week!http://www.atmospheresucks.com/news/1811http://www.atmospheresucks.com/news/1811<p><strong>The Uncluded</strong> go on tour starting next week! And they can't wait to see you.</p><p>Check out a quick message from Aesop and Kimya below and then head to <strong>Rhymesayers.com/Events to get your tickets NOW</strong>! RSVP on Facebook.</p><p><iframe src="http://www.youtube.com/embed/SC00FvxAZjc" width="690" height="388"></iframe></p><p>Pick up <em><strong>Hokey Fright</strong></em> on CD or Vinyl from Fifth Element, digitally from iTunes, Amazon, Google Play, and listen on Spotify.</p><p>05-28 Washington, DC - 9:30 Club<br /> 05-29 Philadelphia, PA - World Cafe Live<br /> 05-20 Cambridge, MA - The Sinclair<br /> 06-01 Brooklyn, NY - Knitting Factory<br /> 06-02 Montreal, Quebec - Il Motore<br /> 06-03 Toronto, Ontario - The Blk Box<br /> 06-05 Detroit, MI - Trinosophes<br /> 06-06 Pittsburgh, PA - The Warhol<br /> 06-07 Columbus, OH - Wexner Center @ Ohio State <br /> 06-08 Chicago, IL - Old Town School of Folk Music<br /> 06-21 Dallas, TX - The Texas Theatre<br /> 06-22 Houston, TX - Fitzgerald's Upstairs<br /> 06...</p>RhymesayersFri, 24 May 2013 08:27:00 -0500Get familiar with The Uncluded: Travis Millard, artwork, and more!http://www.atmospheresucks.com/news/1808http://www.atmospheresucks.com/news/1808<p><strong>The Uncluded</strong> just released their final video about how the group came to be<strong>. </strong>Check it out and learn more about the incredible artwork by Travis Millard. Watch below and share with a homie!</p><p>Pick up <em><strong>Hokey Fright</strong></em> on CD or Vinyl from Fifth Element, digitally from iTunes, Amazon, Google Play, and listen on Spotify.</p><p><iframe src="http://www.youtube.com/embed/S0knZDZkOCM?list=PL_AA8JeDxiPbKTz6oX3UT79HOEv5h-Pln" width="690" height="388"></iframe></p><p><strong>The Uncluded</strong>: Facebook | Twitter | #TheUncluded<br /><strong>Aesop Rock:</strong> AesopRock.com | 900bats.com | Facebook | Twitter | Google+<br /><strong>Kimya Dawson</strong>: KimyaDawson.com | Facebook | Twitter | Instagram<br /><strong>Rhymesayers:</strong> Facebook | Twitter | YouTube | Google+ | Instagram | Flickr | Soundcloud | Myspace</p>RhymesayersTue, 21 May 2013 13:56:00 -0500New interview with the directors of The Uncluded's "Delicate Cycle" videohttp://www.atmospheresucks.com/news/1801http://www.atmospheresucks.com/news/1801<p>After you watch the awesome video again below, head to <strong>IMVDB.com</strong> to read a new interview with Ben Fee and Pete Lee, the directors of The Uncluded's video "Delicate Cycle".</p><p>Pick up <em><strong>Hokey Fright</strong></em> on CD or Vinyl from Fifth Element, digitally from iTunes, Amazon, Google Play, and listen on Spotify.</p><p><iframe src="http://www.youtube.com/embed/uHYhzg8QWbI" width="690" height="388"></iframe></p><p><strong>The Uncluded</strong>: Facebook | Twitter | #TheUncluded<br /><strong>Aesop Rock:</strong> AesopRock.com | 900bats.com | Facebook | Twitter | Google+<br /><strong>Kimya Dawson</strong>: KimyaDawson.com | Facebook | Twitter | Instagram<br /><strong>Rhymesayers:</strong> Facebook | Twitter | YouTube | Google+ | Instagram | Flickr | Soundcloud | Myspace</p>RhymesayersTue, 14 May 2013 11:57:00 -0500Seattle: The Uncluded in-store performance, meet & greet today at Silver Plattershttp://www.atmospheresucks.com/news/1799http://www.atmospheresucks.com/news/1799<p><strong>The Uncluded</strong> <strong>head to Silver Platters in Seattle today</strong> to do a little performing, meeting, and greeting.</p><p>FREE. ALL AGES. RSVP on Facebook.</p><p>Pick up <em><strong>Hokey Fright</strong></em> on CD or Vinyl from Fifth Element, digitally from iTunes, Amazon, Google Play, and listen on Spotify.</p><p></p><p><strong>The Uncluded</strong>: Facebook | Twitter | #TheUncluded<br /><strong>Aesop Rock:</strong> AesopRock.com | 900bats.com | Facebook | Twitter | Google+<br /><strong>Kimya Dawson</strong>: KimyaDawson.com | Facebook | Twitter | Instagram<br /><strong>Rhymesayers:</strong> Facebook | Twitter | YouTube | Google+ | Instagram | Flickr | Soundcloud | Myspace</p>RhymesayersSat, 11 May 2013 11:59:00 -0500New Video: The Uncluded - "Alligator"http://www.atmospheresucks.com/news/1796http://www.atmospheresucks.com/news/1796<p>Not simply content to release an album and one video in the same week, we've got another one from <strong>The Uncluded</strong>! Check out the action-packed visuals for "Alligator" below...Anyone wanna play against Aesop and Kimya?</p><p>Pick up <em><strong>Hokey Fright</strong></em> on CD or Vinyl from Fifth Element, digitally from iTunes, Amazon, Google Play, and listen on Spotify.</p><p><iframe src="http://www.youtube.com/embed/cQ93wV0nD0U?list=PL_AA8JeDxiPboTp9dP3ZON_VygO5I_S3k" width="690" height="388"></iframe></p><p><strong>The Uncluded</strong>: Facebook | Twitter | #TheUncluded<br /><strong>Aesop Rock:</strong> AesopRock.com | 900bats.com | Facebook | Twitter | Google+<br /><strong>Kimya Dawson</strong>: KimyaDawson.com | Facebook | Twitter | Instagram<br /><strong>Rhymesayers:</strong> Facebook | Twitter | YouTube | Google+ | Instagram | Flickr | Soundcloud | Myspace</p>RhymesayersTue, 07 May 2013 11:12:00 -0500Hokey Fright in stores today!http://www.atmospheresucks.com/news/1795http://www.atmospheresucks.com/news/1795<p>After years of collaboration, planning, and promotiong, <strong>The Uncluded</strong>, the group effort from <strong>Aesop Rock and Kimya Dawson</strong>, have released their debut album <em><strong>Hokey Fright</strong></em>. The album is available worldwide starting today. Pick yours up on CD or Vinyl from Fifth Element, digitally from iTunes, Amazon, Google Play, and listen on Spotify.</p><p>Not only that, your favorite independent record stores and chain retailers will have the album today.</p><p>Don't miss them on tour! They'll be hitting the roads in the US and Canada starting later this month. More info at Rhymesayers.com/Events.</p><p><iframe src="http://www.youtube.com/embed/cQ93wV0nD0U?list=PL_AA8JeDxiPboTp9dP3ZON_VygO5I_S3k" width="690" height="388"></iframe></p><p><iframe src="http://www.youtube.com/embed/q6yPmdV9BHI?list=PL_AA8JeDxiPbKTz6oX3UT79HOEv5h-Pln" width="690" height="388"></iframe></p><p><strong>The Uncluded</strong>: Facebook | Twitter | #TheUncluded<br /><strong>Aesop Rock:</strong> AesopRock.com | 900bats.com | Facebook | Twitter | Google+<br /><strong>Kimya Dawson</strong>: KimyaDawson.com | Facebook | Twitter | Instagram<br /><strong>Rhymesayers:</strong> Facebook | Twitter | YouTube | Goog...</p>RhymesayersTue, 07 May 2013 08:47:00 -0500Watch: The Uncluded - TV on 10 (Lyric Video)http://www.atmospheresucks.com/news/1794http://www.atmospheresucks.com/news/1794<p>To celebrate tomorrow's release of <em><strong>Hokey Fright</strong></em>, the debut album from <strong>The Uncluded</strong>, here's an awesome lyric video for "TV on 10" made my Minneapolis' own Adam J. Dunn. Enjoy!</p><p><object width="690" height="388" data="http://www.youtube.com/v/9OEPi4SH6yw?version=3&amp;hl=en_US" type="application/x-shockwave-flash"><param name="allowFullScreen" value="true" /><param name="allowscriptaccess" value="always" /><param name="src" value="http://www.youtube.com/v/9OEPi4SH6yw?version=3&amp;hl=en_US" /><param name="allowfullscreen" value="true" /></object></p><p>Pre-order <strong><em>Hokey Fright</em><strong> </strong></strong>now on iTunes and get "Delicate Cycle" immediately!</p><p><strong>Pre-order Hokey Fright from Fifth Element</strong>! Bundle your CD or Vinyl LP pre-order with an FE-only t-shirt to get the most bang for your buck. As an exclusive to the Fifth Element pre-order only, Rhymesayers is offering a limited special edition fold-out poster containing imagery from the Album artwork and Full Handwritten lyrics, while supplies last.</p><p><strong>The Uncluded</strong>: Facebook | Twitter | #TheUncluded<br /><strong>Aesop Rock:</strong> AesopRock.com | 900bats.com | Facebook | Twitter | Google+<br /><strong>Kimya Dawson</strong>: KimyaDawson.com | Facebook | Twitter | Instagram<br /><strong>Rhymesayers:</strong> Faceboo...</p>RhymesayersMon, 06 May 2013 15:35:00 -0500The Uncluded in-store performance and signing in Seattle next weekend!http://www.atmospheresucks.com/news/1792http://www.atmospheresucks.com/news/1792<p>Good news for <strong>The Uncluded</strong> fans in<strong> Seattle</strong>! They'll be at Silver Platters next Saturday, May 11th performing, meeting, and greeting. FREE. ALL AGES. RSVP on Facebook.</p><p></p><p>Pre-order <strong><em>Hokey Fright</em><strong> </strong></strong>now on iTunes and get "Delicate Cycle" immediately!</p><p><strong>Pre-order Hokey Fright from Fifth Element</strong>! Bundle your CD or Vinyl LP pre-order with an FE-only t-shirt to get the most bang for your buck. As an exclusive to the Fifth Element pre-order only, Rhymesayers is offering a limited special edition fold-out poster containing imagery from the Album artwork and Full Handwritten lyrics, while supplies last.</p><p><strong>The Uncluded</strong>: Facebook | Twitter | #TheUncluded<br /><strong>Aesop Rock:</strong> AesopRock.com | 900bats.com | Facebook | Twitter | Google+<br /><strong>Kimya Dawson</strong>: KimyaDawson.com | Facebook | Twitter | Instagram<br /><strong>Rhymesayers:</strong> Facebook | Twit...</p>RhymesayersFri, 03 May 2013 13:10:00 -0500The Uncluded teach you How to Catch a Froghttp://www.atmospheresucks.com/news/1788http://www.atmospheresucks.com/news/1788<p>Just premiered on AltPress, check out the newest piece from <strong>Aesop Rock &amp; Kimya Dawson</strong>! <strong>The Uncluded</strong>'s new album <em>Hokey Fright</em> comes out next Tuesday, May 7th.</p><p><iframe src="http://www.youtube.com/embed/E2qx2xdDxgQ" width="690" height="388"></iframe></p><p>Pre-order <strong><em>Hokey Fright</em><strong> </strong></strong>now on iTunes and get "Delicate Cycle" immediately!</p><p>Tickets are on sale now for their tour this summer. <strong>Head to Facebook.com/TheUncluded to RSVP and Buy your tickets today</strong>.</p><p><strong>The Uncluded</strong>: Facebook | Twitter | #TheUncluded<br /><strong>Aesop Rock:</strong> AesopRock.com | 900bats.com | Facebook | Twitter | Google+<br /><strong>Kimya Dawson</strong>: KimyaDawson.com | Facebook | Twitter | Instagram<br /><strong>Rhymesayers:</strong> Facebook | Twitter | YouTube | Google+ | Instagram | Flickr | Soundcloud | Myspace</p>RhymesayersWed, 01 May 2013 12:03:00 -0500Get familiar with The Uncluded: Making Music http://www.atmospheresucks.com/news/1787http://www.atmospheresucks.com/news/1787<p><strong>The Uncluded</strong> have been working together for years! Hit the video below to learn more about the genesis of the project and new album <em>Hokey Fright</em>, in stores one week from today, May 7th.</p><p><strong>89.3 The Current </strong>named "Delicate Cycle" their track of the day today! Download or Listen HERE. Also, head to <strong>TheCurrent.org</strong><strong> </strong>to hea<strong>r </strong>the new album from front to back!<strong> <br /></strong></p><p><iframe src="http://www.youtube.com/embed/q6yPmdV9BHI?list=PL_AA8JeDxiPbKTz6oX3UT79HOEv5h-Pln" width="690" height="388"></iframe></p><p>Today is the LAST DAY to <strong>Pre-order Hokey Fright from Fifth Element</strong>! Bundle your CD or Vinyl LP pre-order with an FE-only t-shirt to get the most bang for your buck. As an exclusive to the Fifth Element pre-order only, Rhymesayers is offering a limited special edition fold-out poster containing imagery from the Album artwork and Full Handwritten lyrics, while supplies last.</p><p>Pre-order <strong><em>Hokey Fright</em><strong> </strong></strong>now on iTunes and get "Delicate Cycle" immediate...</p>RhymesayersTue, 30 Apr 2013 11:58:00 -0500First Listen: The Uncluded - Hokey Frighthttp://www.atmospheresucks.com/news/1786http://www.atmospheresucks.com/news/1786<p>Our friends at The Current want you to hear some great music this Monday! Head to <strong>TheCurrent.org</strong> or click the image below to listen <strong>The Uncluded</strong>'s <strong>new </strong>album <em><strong>Hokey Fright</strong></em> before it's released on May 7th!<br /><br /></p><p>Pre-order <strong><em>Hokey Fright</em><strong> </strong></strong>now on iTunes and get "Delicate Cycle" immediately!</p><p><strong>Pre-order Hokey Fright from Fifth Element</strong>! Bundle your CD or Vinyl LP pre-order with an FE-only t-shirt to get the most bang for your buck. As an exclusive to the Fifth Element pre-order only, Rhymesayers is offering a limited special edition fold-out poster containing imagery from the Album artwork and Full Handwritten lyrics, while supplies last.</p><p>Tickets are on sale now for their tour this summer. <strong>Head to Facebook.com/TheUncluded to RSVP and Buy your tickets today</strong>.</p><p><strong>The Uncluded</strong>: Facebook | Twitter | #TheUncluded<br /><strong>Aeso...</strong></p>RhymesayersMon, 29 Apr 2013 12:45:00 -0500The Uncluded are going on tour! Tickets on sale now. http://www.atmospheresucks.com/news/1784http://www.atmospheresucks.com/news/1784<p><strong>The Uncluded </strong> are excited to unveil the details of their upcoming US tour which will begin on May 28 in Washington DC and will find the duo taking their whimsical tunes from coast to coast. The tour includes dates in Chicago at Old Town School of Folk Music on June 8 as well as stops along the West Coast in Los Angeles at the First Unitarian Church on July 25. For all dates, the band will be supported by <strong>Hamell On Trial.</strong> For the full itinerary, please see below.</p><p>Tickets are on sale NOW! <strong>Head to Facebook.com/TheUncluded to RSVP and Buy your tickets today</strong>.<br /><br /> 05-28 Washington, DC - 9:30 Club<br /> 05-29 Philadelphia, PA - World Cafe Live<br /> 05-20 Cambridge, MA - The Sinclair<br /> 06-01 Brooklyn, NY - Knitting Factory<br /> 06-02 Montreal, Quebec - Il Motore<br /> 06-03 Toronto, Ontario - The Blk Box<br /> 06-05 Detroit, MI ...</p>RhymesayersFri, 26 Apr 2013 11:42:00 -0500The Uncluded featured on NPR's All Songs Consideredhttp://www.atmospheresucks.com/news/1783http://www.atmospheresucks.com/news/1783<p><strong>The Uncluded</strong><strong> </strong> were just featured on <strong>NPR's All Songs Considered</strong>.</p><p>Click the image below to head over to NPR.com and listen to the episode.</p><p></p><p>Pre-order <strong><em>Hokey Fright</em><strong> </strong></strong>now on iTunes and get "Delicate Cycle" immediately!</p><p><strong>Pre-order Hokey Fright from Fifth Element</strong>! Bundle your CD or Vinyl LP pre-order with an FE-only t-shirt to get the most bang for your buck. As an exclusive to the Fifth Element pre-order only, Rhymesayers is offering a limited special edition fold-out poster containing imagery from the Album artwork and Full Handwritten lyrics, while supplies last.</p><p><iframe src="http://www.youtube.com/embed/83KlWfAyiwI" width="690" height="388"></iframe></p><p><em>Directed &amp; Shot by: Travis Millard &amp; James Dirschberger</em></p><p><strong>The Uncluded</strong>: Facebook | Twitter | #TheUncluded<br /><strong>Aesop Rock:</strong> AesopRock.com | 900bats.com | Facebook | Twitter | Google+<br /><strong>Kimya Dawson</strong>: KimyaDawson.com | Facebook | Twitter | Instagram<br /><strong>Rhym...</strong></p>RhymesayersTue, 23 Apr 2013 14:53:00 -0500While Supplies Last: Atmosphere, Brother Ali, The Uncluded Record Store Day releases on sale at FifthElementOnline.comhttp://www.atmospheresucks.com/news/1781http://www.atmospheresucks.com/news/1781<p><em><strong>WHILE SUPPLIES LAST:</strong></em> <strong>Fifth Element</strong> is selling remaining stock of the <strong>Atmosphere, Brother Ali, &amp; The Uncluded</strong> Record Store Day releases. CLICK HERE to scoop yours up.</p><p>While you're there, pick up the Mr. Dibbs <em>Deadworld Reborn</em> vinyl and a new RSE gold/purple turntable t-shirt.</p><p>THANK YOU for supporting RSE, Fifth Element, and independent music around the world once again this year on Record Store Day.</p><p><strong>Atmosphere:</strong> Facebook | Twitter | Google+ | Instagram | Myspace <br /><strong>Brother Ali:</strong> BrotherAli.com | Facebook | Twitter | Google+ | Instagram | Myspace<br /> <strong>The Uncluded</strong>: Facebook | Twitter | #TheUncluded<br /><strong>Aesop Rock:</strong> AesopRock.com | 900bats.com | Facebook | Twitter | Google+<br /><strong>Kimya Dawson</strong>: KimyaDawson.com | Facebook | Twitter | Instagram<br /><strong>Rhymesayers:</strong> Facebook | Twitter | YouTube | Google+ | Instagram | Flickr | ...</p>RhymesayersSun, 21 Apr 2013 10:45:00 -0500Happy Record Store Day 2013!http://www.atmospheresucks.com/news/1779http://www.atmospheresucks.com/news/1779<p>TODAY independent hip hop and independent retail join forces as <strong>Rhymesayers</strong> brings you THREE exclusive <strong>Record Store Day</strong> Releases from <strong>Atmosphere , Brother Ali, and The Uncluded </strong>. These three releases are all very limited and are available at an Independent Record Store Near YOU! Head to <strong>RecordStoreDay.com</strong> for more information and find your nearest retailer.</p><p><br /><br /> The first release since 2011’s <em>The Family Sign</em>, <strong>Atmosphere </strong>brings you an exclusive <strong>Record Store Day </strong>7” vinyl under the pseudonym <strong>Demosexual</strong>. This 7” is limited to 2,000 hand numbered pieces on translucent purple colored vinyl consisting of two demo songs from <strong>Atmosphere</strong>’s 2009/10 sessions. These songs are exclusive to this limited 7” and will never be available again.<br /> <br /> Celebrating the album's tenth anniversary,<strong> Brother Ali </strong>delivered ...</p>RhymesayersSat, 20 Apr 2013 11:52:00 -0500Get Familiar with The Uncluded: The Beginninghttp://www.atmospheresucks.com/news/1777http://www.atmospheresucks.com/news/1777<p><iframe src="http://www.youtube.com/embed/THBeswRDk6g" width="690" height="388"></iframe></p><p>In the first of three videos, <strong>Aesop Rock and Kimya Dawson</strong> sit down, enjoy the fresh air, and tell the people all about their new group, <strong>The Uncluded</strong>. What started as an Aesop Rock fan message to Kimya blossomed into a group, and now an album. Their new album <em><strong>Hokey Fright</strong></em> comes out in record stores and online on May 7th.</p><p><strong>Pre-order <em>Hokey Fright</em> now on iTunes and get "Delicate Cycle" immediately! </strong>You'll also get 2 bonus tracks.</p><p><strong>Pre-order Hokey Fright from Fifth Element! </strong>Bundle your CD or Vinyl LP pre-order with an FE-only t-shirt to get the most bang for your buck. As an exclusive to the Fifth Element pre-order only, Rhymesayers is offering a limited special edition fold-out poster containing imagery from the Album artwork and Full Handwritten lyrics, while supplies last.</p><p><iframe src="http://www.youtube.com/embed/83KlWfAyiwI" width="690" height="388"></iframe></p><p><strong>The Uncluded</strong>: Facebo...</p>RhymesayersThu, 18 Apr 2013 13:33:00 -0500The Uncluded Hunt For Hokey Fright!http://www.atmospheresucks.com/news/1772http://www.atmospheresucks.com/news/1772<p><strong>The Uncluded</strong><strong> </strong> are back with a new video to get you amped for the upcoming release of <em><strong>Hokey Fright</strong></em><strong>,</strong> their debut album coming out May 7th, 2013. Take a hike through the woods and check out the CD and Vinyl packaging. Watch out for the frogs...</p><p><strong>Pre-order Hokey Fright from Fifth Element</strong>! Bundle your CD or Vinyl LP pre-order with an FE-only t-shirt to get the most bang for your buck. As an exclusive to the Fifth Element pre-order only, Rhymesayers is offering a limited special edition fold-out poster containing imagery from the Album artwork and Full Handwritten lyrics, while supplies last.</p><p><iframe src="http://www.youtube.com/embed/83KlWfAyiwI" width="690" height="388"></iframe></p><p><em>Directed &amp; Shot by: Travis Millard &amp; James Dirschberger</em></p><p><span ><span class="Apple-converted-space"></span></span>Pre-order <strong><em>Hokey Fright</em><strong> </strong></strong>now on iTunes and get "Delicate Cycle" immediately!</p><p><strong>The Uncluded</strong>: Facebook | Twitter | #TheUncluded<br /><strong>Aesop Rock:</strong> AesopRock.com | 90...</p>RhymesayersTue, 09 Apr 2013 11:59:00 -0500RSE Radio Spring 2013 Pledge Drive is underway!http://www.atmospheresucks.com/news/1770http://www.atmospheresucks.com/news/1770<p>It's that time of year again...for those that are not aware, Rhymesayers has a weekly radio show called <strong>RSE Radio</strong> every Saturday night from 9-11PM CST in Minneapolis on KFAI Fresh Air Community Radio. Twice a year the station conducts a pledge drive to raise money to keep the station alive and running. KFAI is Commercial Free, community supported radio at its finest and is an integral part of the Twin Cities. For those that are familiar, as always, Rhymesayers along with Fifth Element are providing a special incentive for all those pledging $30 or more.<br /><br />This Spring's RSE Grab Bag will feature autographed copies of the brand new <strong>The Uncluded</strong> <em>Hokey Fright</em> CD, and in honor of Spring an autographed copy of <strong>Atmosphere </strong>Sad Clown Bad Spring #12 CD as well as some stickers and other miscellaneou...</p>RhymesayersThu, 04 Apr 2013 14:02:00 -0500mtvU premieres The Uncluded's new video for "Delicate Cycle"http://www.atmospheresucks.com/news/1758http://www.atmospheresucks.com/news/1758<p><strong>The Uncluded</strong><strong> </strong>just released a brand new video! <strong>Aesop Rock</strong> and <strong>Kimya Dawson</strong> spent lots of time with internet superstar cat Lil Bub and lots of new friends while creating "Delicate Cycle". Watch it below on <strong>mtvU</strong>!<span ><span class="Apple-converted-space"> </span></span>Pre-order <strong><em>Hokey Fright</em><strong> </strong></strong>now on iTunes and get this song immediately! Video directed by Pete Lee and Ben Fee. </p><div ><div ><iframe src="http://media.mtvnservices.com/embed/mgid:uma:video:mtvu.com:891791/cp~instance%3Dmtvu%26autoPlay%3Dfalse%26id%3D1700227%26vid%3D891791%26instance%3Dmtvu%26uri%3Dmgid%3Auma%3Avideo%3Amtvu.com%3A891791" width="512" height="288"></iframe><p >Get More: www.mtvu.com</p></div></div><p>International Viewers: Click HERE to watch.</p><p><strong>Pre-order Hokey Fright from Fifth Element</strong>! Bundle your CD or Vinyl LP pre-order with an FE-only t-shirt to get the most bang for your buck. As an exclusive to the Fifth Element pre-order only, Rhymesayers is offering a limited special edition fold-out poster containing imagery from the Album artwork and Full Handwritten lyrics, while supplies last.</p><p><strong>The Uncluded</strong>: Facebook | Twitter | #TheUncluded<br /><strong>Aesop Rock:</strong> Aesop...</p>RhymesayersTue, 26 Mar 2013 11:06:00 -0500Atmosphere (Demosexual), Brother Ali, and The Uncluded announce Record Store Day 2013 Releases!http://www.atmospheresucks.com/news/1756http://www.atmospheresucks.com/news/1756<p>This year independent hip hop and independent retail join forces as <strong>Rhymesayers</strong> brings you THREE exclusive <strong>Record Store Day</strong> Releases from <strong>Atmosphere , Brother Ali, and The Uncluded </strong>. These three releases are all very limited and will be available on 4/20/13 at an Independent Record Store Near YOU! Head to <strong>RecordStoreDay.com</strong> for more information and find your nearest retailer.<br /><br /> The first release since 2011’s <em>The Family Sign</em>, <strong>Atmosphere </strong>brings you an exclusive <strong>Record Store Day </strong>7” vinyl under the pseudonym <strong>Demosexual</strong>. This 7” is limited to 2,000 hand numbered pieces on translucent purple colored vinyl consisting of two demo songs from <strong>Atmosphere</strong>’s 2009/10 sessions. These songs are exclusive to this limited 7” and will never be available again.<br /> <br /> Celebrating the album's tenth anniversary,<strong> Bro...</strong></p>RhymesayersTue, 19 Mar 2013 13:43:00 -0500New Video: The Uncluded - "Scissorhands"http://www.atmospheresucks.com/news/1746http://www.atmospheresucks.com/news/1746<p>They're back! A new month means a brand new video from <strong>The Uncluded</strong>, the new group comprised of <strong>Aesop Rock</strong> and <strong>Kimya Dawson</strong>. Check out the incredible visuals for "Scissorhands" below, with nail art done by the talented Robin Moses.</p><p><strong>Pre-order Hokey Fright from Fifth Element</strong>! Bundle your CD or Vinyl LP pre-order with an FE-only t-shirt to get the most bang for your buck. As an exclusive to the Fifth Element pre-order only, Rhymesayers is offering a limited special edition fold-out poster containing imagery from the Album artwork and Full Handwritten lyrics, while supplies last. Purchasers automatically get an mp3 download of "Earthquake" and "Scissorhands" instantly!</p><p>If you're digging the song, you can buy it now on iTunes.</p><p><iframe src="http://www.youtube.com/embed/fO2zBhtuZWM?list=PL_AA8JeDxiPboTp9dP3ZON_VygO5I_S3k" width="693" height="390"></iframe></p><p><strong>The Uncluded</strong>: Facebook | Twitter | #TheUncluded<br /><strong>Aesop Rock:</strong> AesopRock...</p>RhymesayersTue, 05 Mar 2013 10:03:00 -0600Aesop Rock and Kimya Dawson Share Hokey Fright Details with MTV Hivehttp://www.atmospheresucks.com/news/1739http://www.atmospheresucks.com/news/1739<p><strong>Aesop Rock</strong> and <strong>Kimya Dawson</strong> recently sat down with MTV Hive to share some details from the upcoming album coming May 7th on Rhymesayers.</p><p>Check out a snippet below and head to <strong>MTVHive.com to read the rest</strong>...</p><p><strong>What’s the story behind the album title, Hokey Fright? </strong></p><p><strong>Kimya Dawson:</strong> <em>It’s something Aesop’s grandma used to say. He told me about it and I thought it sounded awesome. I had never heard it before and we both thought it would be a great title. </em></p><p><strong>Aesop Rock:</strong> <em>She would say it instead of “Holy Shit!” It was her inoffensive exclamation. We searched it online and I asked my brothers if they had ever heard it elsewhere, but no dice. Maybe she made it up? I dunno. </em></p><p><strong>You’re calling this project the Uncluded. Did you come up with any other rejected names for the group? </strong></p><p><strong>Kimya Dawson:</strong> <em>Initially we were...</em></p>RhymesayersFri, 22 Feb 2013 16:13:00 -0600Pre-order Hokey Fright today!http://www.atmospheresucks.com/news/1734http://www.atmospheresucks.com/news/1734<p>About a week ago, we announced that Rhymesayers will be officially releasing the debut album from <strong>The Uncluded</strong>, aka<strong> Aesop Rock</strong> and <strong>Kimya Dawson</strong>! <em><strong></strong></em></p><p><em><strong>Hokey Fright</strong></em> will come out May 7th, 2013 on CD, Limited Edition Vinyl Picture Disc LP, and Digitally.</p><p><strong>Pre-order Hokey Fright from Fifth Element</strong>. Bundle your CD or Vinyl LP pre-order with an FE-only t-shirt to get the most bang for your buck.</p><p>As an exclusive to the Fifth Element pre-order only, Rhymesayers is offering a limited special edition fold-out poster containing imagery from the Album artwork and Full Handwritten lyrics, while supplies last. Purchasers automatically get an mp3 download of "Earthquake" instantly!</p><p>Check out the new video for "Earthquake":</p><p><object width="693" height="390" data="http://www.youtube.com/v/ouK6yyN8sqI?hl=en_US&amp;version=3" type="application/x-shockwave-flash"><param name="allowFullScreen" value="true" /><param name="allowscriptaccess" value="always" /><param name="src" value="http://www.youtube.com/v/ouK6yyN8sqI?hl=en_US&amp;version=3" /><param name="allowfullscreen" value="true" /></object></p><p></p><p> </p><p><strong>The Uncluded</strong>: Facebook | #TheUncluded<br /><strong>Aesop Rock:</strong> AesopRock.com | 900bats.com | Facebook ...</p>RhymesayersTue, 19 Feb 2013 11:25:00 -0600Watch The Uncluded's new video for "Earthquake"http://www.atmospheresucks.com/news/1730http://www.atmospheresucks.com/news/1730<p>If you missed the announcement yesterday, Rhymesayers will be officially releasing the debut album from <strong>The Uncluded</strong>, aka<strong> Aesop Rock</strong> and <strong>Kimya Dawson</strong>! <em><strong>Hokey Fright</strong></em> will come out May 7th, 2013 on CD, Limited Edition Vinyl Picture Disc LP, and Digitally.</p><p><strong>Pre-order Hokey Fright from Fifth Element</strong>, the official store of Rhymesayers. Bundle your CD or Vinyl LP pre-order with an FE-only t-shirt to get the most bang for your buck. As an exclusive to the Fifth Element pre-order only, Rhymesayers is offering a limited special edition fold-out poster containing imagery from the Album artwork and Full Handwritten lyrics, while supplies last. Purchasers automatically get an mp3 download of "Earthquake" instantly!</p><p><object width="693" height="390" data="http://www.youtube.com/v/ouK6yyN8sqI?hl=en_US&amp;version=3" type="application/x-shockwave-flash"><param name="allowFullScreen" value="true" /><param name="allowscriptaccess" value="always" /><param name="src" value="http://www.youtube.com/v/ouK6yyN8sqI?hl=en_US&amp;version=3" /><param name="allowfullscreen" value="true" /></object></p><p>Buy the single on iTunes now!</p><p></p><p>TRACKLISTING:</p><p>01 Kryptonite <br />02 Delicate Cycle <br />03 TV on 10 <br />04...</p>RhymesayersWed, 13 Feb 2013 10:27:00 -0600The Uncluded - Hokey Fright, coming May 7th, 2013!http://www.atmospheresucks.com/news/1729http://www.atmospheresucks.com/news/1729<p>After appearing on each other's latest full-length records, revered rapper/producer <strong>Aesop Rock</strong> and celebrated folk songstress <strong>Kimya Dawson</strong> have officially joined forces as <strong>The Uncluded</strong>. Their album Hokey Fright will be released May 7th on Rhymesayers Entertainment.</p><p><strong>Pitchfork just made the exclusive announcement and released the brand new video for "Earthquake"</strong>, watch it HERE. Buy the single on iTunes now!</p><p><strong>Starting today, you can pre-order Hokey Fright from Fifth Element</strong>, the official store of Rhymesayers. Bundle your CD or Vinyl LP pre-order with an FE-only t-shirt to get the most bang for your buck. As an exclusive to the Fifth Element pre-order only, Rhymesayers is offering a limited special edition fold-out poster containing imagery from the Album artwork and Full Handwritten lyrics, w...</p>RhymesayersTue, 12 Feb 2013 14:24:00 -0600