By Andrew Goodwin for NEW MUSIC EAR www.newmusicear.com.
ALBUM SUMMARY - "Microwave" is an E.P. with a host of 80s and modern day Rap/Hip Hop styles and influences. Originally from Los Angeles, California but currently residing in St. Paul, Minneapolis, ATR has an original vision using all the elements he has acquired during his learning process. Like Prince and other artists based in Minneapolis there is always that feeling that this is a refreshing new slant on cliched music styles. ATR's grandfather was first cousin to Joe Jackson and also made records so I guess music is in this guy's veins. It is an interesting set of tracks comprising his influences, his original lyrics and sometimes angry but honest lyrics on his life an…