ipickmynose presents…the rural alberta advantage, okay and half-handed cloud @ bottom of the hill july 9


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I’m pleased to announced the next ipickmynose presents bill: Canadians the Rural Alberta Advantage (myspace) with locals Okay and Half-handed Cloud (myspace) at the Bottom of the Hill.

If you’ve been reading this blog, you know my love of Rural Alberta Advantage is nothing new. In fact, they released one of my favorite albums of 2008 and I saw them twice at SxSW, including an incredible, breath-taking show at Central Presbyterian. They produce driving, often-raw indie folk about, well, Alberta. Mark my word, they will put on a good show.

the Rural Alberta Advantage – Don’t Haunt this Place (mp3)

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the Rural Alberta Advantage – Sleep All Day (mp3)

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Okay put out a really intriguing album with last year’s Huggable Dust. Broadly folk music, but with some experimental and freak folk elements, it’s a good listen. When I saw them at the Bottom of the Hill last year, I enjoyed their set.

Okay – Natural (mp3)

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Half-handed Cloud is a band I’ve been following for quite a while, since I saw him open for Sufjan years ago. With folk-pop songs for people with ADD, this will be a fun way to start the set.

Half-handed Cloud – Skip the Rope (mp3)

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So mark your calendars and stay tuned for a ticket give-away and more. Here’s all the info in one place:

6/9 the Rural Alberta Advantage, Okay, Half-handed Cloud @ Bottom of the Hill, 9pm, $10, a/a

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4 Responses to “ipickmynose presents…the rural alberta advantage, okay and half-handed cloud @ bottom of the hill july 9”

  1. rana torsun says:

    please add me to your mailing list

  2. ranatorsun says:

    please delete from mailing list

  3. adrian says:

    Ranatorsun, I and ipickmynose do not have a mailing list. Perhaps you mean to contact the Bottom of the Hill or one of the bands. For links to each, see above.

  4. […] 1. The Rural Alberta Advantage – “Don’t Haunt This Place” Toronto-bred spazz-rockers the Rural Alberta Advantage mine the erratic tropes of skewed Canadian pop acts, while simultaneously mimicking the lo-fi buzz of American indie institution Neutral Milk Hotel. [Download MP3] via I Pick My Nose […]

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