Category Archives: Rural Alberta Advantage

Rock Candy Interview: The Rural Alberta Advantage’s Amy Cole

The Rural Alberta Advantage is, from left, Nils Edenloff, Amy Cole and Paul Banwatt. By Kevin Coffey© 2011 Omaha World-Herald The Rural Alberta Advantage has become one of the most successful Saddle Creek Records bands, outside of their big three … Continue reading

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New Release: Rural Alberta Advantage putting out “Departing”

Saddle Creek Records is on a roll. Today, they dropped the news that Rural Alberta Advantage will release “Departing” on March 1. I really enjoyed the band’s first album, “Hometowns,” which was re-released by Saddle Creek in 2008. Pitchfork actually … Continue reading

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SXSW: Day two wrap up

After a long ordeal trying to catch a cab, I’m finally back to my hotel. My feet hurt enough that I kinda want to cut them off. Oh well… I’ll live. I was at Maggie Mae’s for most of the … Continue reading

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My favorite songs of 2009

Well, it’s the last day of 2009. In the spirit of such things, I’m going to let you know about what I thought about the year in music. If you haven’t seen it yet, The World-Herald ran with my best … Continue reading

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Daily Headlines! Late edition…

As promised, here is the second edition of headlines. The early one was mostly stuff from yesterday. Here’s stuff that happened today: • Rolling Stone has their best songs of the decade. I like what I’ve read so far. • … Continue reading

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