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Issue #51 - September/October 2014 - alt-JThe Rural Alberta Advantage

Mended With Gold

Saddle Creek

Sep 29, 2014 Issue #51 - September/October 2014 - alt-J Bookmark and Share

The Rural Alberta Advantage are best seen live, where their acoustic crescendos and Nils Edenloff’s Jeff Mangum-esque vocal acrobatics impress most. By this third albumeven more so than the previousthe persistent, swelling grandeur frequently amounts to exhaustion without payoff. It’s not a bad LP, more a case of diminishing returns. (

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