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Rural Alberta Advantage ‘Departing’ Album Review

Upon my introductory listen, the first half of the album seems in danger of falling flat; repetitive in musicality, predictable in dynamic, and relying too heavily on the forward delivery of working class imagery and icy countryside. That is, until the climactic track, "Stamp", which starts off hard, showcasing the uncompromising, relentless skill of drummer, Paul Banwatt. He kills it in this song