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When you turn left out of our driveway and hit the gravel road, you're only driving for a few minutes before you come to the 797. If you turned left, you could drive straight for hours until the road turns into the 9 and eventually end up somewhere around Drumheller. If you turn right, you head into the hamlet closest to the studio: Langdon, Alberta.


Langdon is a quiet, sleepy town coined the "Good Luck Town" after a twenty-five year stretch without a single person in the community dying. While Langdon isn't as busy or a metropolitan area by any means, it does have the essentials. Namely: two liqour stores, a grocery store, and a Tim Hortons (with a 24-hour drive-through!) 

We made a list of Langdon hot spots for anyone recording with us.


A studio favorite is the Thai resturant called Thai Raman. While they don't do delivery, you can place an order for pick-up and they'll have it ready for you within ten to fifteen minutes. Every once in a while the entire studio team (except Spencer the Vegetarian) will order our favorite, which is chicken pad thai with coconut rice. They also have a nice little restaurant in town if you feel like getting away from the studio for a bit and eating a meal somewhere else. 

Other places to eat: Subway, Langdon Crossing Bar and Grill, B & T Chinese Food (who do an all you can eat lunch buffet), Tim Hortons

The Buy-Low grocery store has only been open for around a year, and it was incredibly exciting that people no longer had to drive to Chestermere or Strathmore for their groceries. The Buy-Low is nice because you can go in the middle of the day on a Saturday and it still isn't busy. The grocery store is open from 8 A.M. to 9 P.M. every day. 


If you're looking to do something fun after your session, there is a golf course on the otherside of Langdon called Boulder Creek Golf Course. We have a few clubs kicking around the house.

There is also a small skatepark called the Legacy Skatepark in the centre of town. Near the skatepark is an ice rink that is filled during the winter months. 


While there isn't much going on in the town of Langdon, there is no shortage of inspiration in the area surrounding us. Down the street is a dead-end that leads to a marsh. In the summer we're surrounded by bright yellow canola fields.