I lived in rural Alberta for a bit (Lethbridge a la “The Dethbridge in Lethbridge”) and can say the advantages compared to my current Brooklyn dwellings include cheaper rent, more time to read, fewer hipsters, the gorgeous prairie landscape, and friends with a canola farm. The Toronto-via-Alberta trio know all this. “Drain The Blood” — not a Distillers cover — comes from their Gummy Award-placing album Hometowns. The video, directed by Ante Kovac, involves all sorts of bugging, secret video feeds, and general espionage. Not sure if it has anything to do with that Olympics Committee clause they signed.
Hometowns is out via Saddle Creek.