Posts about Rural Alberta Advantage


sxsw '10 April 1, 2010

SXSW Day 3: Chasing Mountain Man

I woke up panicking about how lazy I’d been the last two days; how little effort I’d made to see the bands I’d made my goal to see; I had spent two days just chilling. God Damn. I dashed out of the hotel with urgency and purpose to catch Mountain Man, but, alas, the cab never arrived, and I missed their set. So we said, Oh Well.

Girl fromĀ Mountain Man:

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watch this February 20, 2009

Video: Rural Alberta Advantage at Union Hall

Rural Alberta Advantage

While busyness continues behind the scenes here on this Hooves on the Turf, why don’t you watch a video of the Rural Alberta Advantage playing a song at the Union Hall when they were here earlier this month?

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whole lotta love January 28, 2009

Pianos loved Toronto's Rural Alberta Advantage

Rural Alberta Advantage

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Download “Don’t Haunt This Place | I went to Pianos camera-less last night with the intention of being “off duty” but here I am, posting a few re-colored cellphone pictures and a summary. It was The Loom’s last residency show at the venue (new material’s sounding great and showing signs of a maturing band); they had invited Rural Alberta Advantage to play with them, which, as it turns out, would make it the first US show for the Canadian band. I’ve never seen Pianos that packed on a Tuesday night. Even when great bands are playing, sometimes it’s just disappointingly empty, but there was no room to move last night. RAA’s frontmant Nils Edenloff looked visibly surprised as his band took stage, saying, “Is this some kind of improv group pulling a prank on us?” He thanked The Loom about a hundred times for asking them to play, and kept repeating how grateful he was for the “warm reception” in the US. Story continues…

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