Atmosphere (Kaskade album)

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Atmosphere
Kaskade - atmosphere.jpg
Studio album by Kaskade
Released September 10, 2013
Recorded 2012–13
Genre Dance, progressive house, deep house
Length 51:35
Label Ultra Records
Producer Ryan Raddon, Finn Bjarnson, John Hancock, Project 46, Swanky Tunes, Benjamin Curtis, Mark Phillips
Kaskade albums chronology
Fire & Ice
(2011)Fire & Ice2011
Atmosphere
(2013)
Automatic
(2015)Automatic2015
Singles from Atmosphere
  1. "No One Knows Who We Are"
    Released: December 24, 2012
  2. "Atmosphere"
    Released: June 10, 2013
  3. "Last Chance"
    Released: November 22, 2013

Atmosphere is the eighth studio album of American house DJ and electronic dance music producer Kaskade. It was released in the United States and Canada on September 10, 2013 through Ultra Records.

Reception[edit]

Professional ratings
Aggregate scores
Source Rating
Metacritic 62/100[1]
Review scores
Source Rating
AllMusic 3.5/5 stars[2]
Los Angeles Times 2.5/4 stars[3]
Las Vegas Weekly 2.5/5 stars[4]
NOW 3/5 stars[5]
PopMatters 6/10[6]
Rolling Stone 2.5/5 stars[7]

The album shares similar success with his previous studio album Fire & Ice. It became Kaskade's second No. 1 on the Billboard Dance/Electronic Albums chart.[8] It also made its debut at #16 on the Billboard Top 200 chart, as well as number 7 on the Billboard Digital Albums chart and number 2 on the Billboard Independent Albums chart. Atmosphere earned Kaskade his second Grammy nomination for Best Dance/Electronica Album in 2014.

The album received mixed to positive reviews from mainstream critics. Metacritic rated Atmosphere an average score of 62 out of 100 based on 5 reviews, indicating "generally positive reviews".[1]

Track listing[edit]

All tracks written by Ryan Raddon and Finn Bjarnson, except for tracks 3, 7 and 11.

No. Title Writer(s) Producer(s) Length
1. "Last Chance" (with Project 46) (vocals by Stef Lang) Ryan Henderson, Tman "Thomas" Shaw, Andrew Allen Raddon, Bjarnson, Project 46 4:18
2. "Why Ask Why" (with Late Night Alumni) Becky Jean Williams, John Lee Hancock Raddon, Bjarnson, Hancock 4:35
3. "MIA to LAS" Ryan Raddon Raddon 3:31
4. "No One Knows Who We Are" (Kaskade's Atmosphere Mix)
(with Swanky Tunes featuring Lights)
Lights, Vadim, Dmitry, Stanislav Kaskade, Swanky Tunes 4:34
5. "Feeling the Night" (featuring Becky Jean Williams)   Raddon 4:14
6. "Take Your Mind Off"   Raddon, Bjarnson 3:42
7. "LAX to JFK" Ryan Raddon Raddon 3:07
8. "Atmosphere" Nate Pyfer, McKay Stevens Raddon, Bjarnson 3:51
9. "Missing You" (with School of Seven Bells) Pyfer, Alejandra de la Deheza, Benjamin Curtis Curtis 3:51
10. "Something Something" (with Zip Zip Through The Night) Mark Phillips Raddon, Bjarnson, Phillips 4:51
11. "SFO to ORD" Ryan Raddon Raddon 3:43
12. "Floating" (featuring Haley)   Raddon, Bjarnson 3:42
13. "How It Is" (featuring Debra Fotheringham)   Raddon, Bjarnson 3:36
Total length: 51:35

Credits and personnel[edit]

Credits adapted from AllMusic and Discogs.[9]

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (2013) Peak
position
US Billboard 200[10] 16
US Dance/Electronic Albums[11] 1
US Digital Albums[12] 7

Release history[edit]

Region Date Label Format
 United States
 Canada
September 10, 2013 Ultra Records CD, digital download

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Reviews for Atmosphere by Kaskade". Metacritic. CBS Interactive. 
  2. ^ Jeffries, David. "Atmosphere – Kaskade". AllMusic. All Media Network. 
  3. ^ Brown, August (September 11, 2013). "Album review: Kaskade's dreamy, orchestral 'Atmosphere'". Los Angeles Times. 
  4. ^ Prevatt, Mike (September 11, 2013). "CD review: Kaskade’s ‘Atmosphere’". Las Vegas Weekly. 
  5. ^ Boles, Benjamin (September 26 – October 3, 2013). "Kaskade – Atmosphere (Ultra)". NOW. 33 (4). 
  6. ^ Faulkner, Brent (October 18, 2013). "Kaskade: Atmosphere". PopMatters. 
  7. ^ Dolan, Jon (September 10, 2013). "Kaskade, 'Atmosphere'". Rolling Stone. Wenner Media. 
  8. ^ Murray, Gordon (September 19, 2013). "Kaskade's 'Atmosphere' Heats Up Dance Charts". billboard.com. Billboard. 
  9. ^ See external links
  10. ^ "Kaskade – Chart history: Billboard 200". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. September 28, 2013. 
  11. ^ "Kaskade – Chart history: Dance/Electronic Albums". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. September 28, 2013. 
  12. ^ "Kaskade – Chart history: Digital Albums". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. November 3, 2015.