The Rural Alberta Advantage

The Rural Alberta Advantage, ‘Departing’ (Saddle Creek)

It's intriguing when Jeff Mangum sound-alike Nils Edenloff opens his art-folk band's scrappy yet diverse second album with a promise to hold on so tight…
Spencer Kornhaber / March 1, 2011

EXCLUSIVE: New Song from Rural Alberta Advantage

Like many of their labelmates on Omaha, Nebraska, indie imprint Saddle Creek, the Rural Alberta Advantage thrive on ornate, heartfelt storytelling, tied to the heartland…
Peter Gaston / February 22, 2011

The Rural Alberta Advantage, ‘Hometowns’ (Saddle Creek)

Spotting influences on this Canadian band's winning debut doesn't take much work: "Luciana" could easily pass as an outtake from Neutral Milk Hotel's debut, and…
Josh Modell / September 1, 2009