January 31st, 2007

The Reason Interview on MTV Canada

MTV Canada’s Entertainment program, E2, interviewed Adam and Cubby this past week in Toronto at their video premiere party. The interview, along with some live footage and the first glimpses of the new video for “Just the Beginning” will be aired on MTV on February 6th at 7:30pm and 10:30pm (EST). As well, on Wednesday February 7, the interview will be seen on CTV at 10:30am (EST).

Category: The Reason

January 30th, 2007

Comeback Kid Post New Song From Upcoming Album

CBK have released the first song from their upcoming album Broadcasting… The title track is available at their myspace page so get there and give it a listen. It’s CBK, and it’s not…that’s what makes it so good.

Category: Comeback Kid

January 30th, 2007

The Reason Contest Winners Announced!

The two winners for The Reason contest we ran this past fall are:

1st Place and winner of a pair of circa shoes and $100 gift certificate from West 49th is: Meghan Wells


2nd Place and winner of a pair of Circa Shoes and $50 gift certificate from West 49th is: Matt Malach of Fort Quapelle, SK.

Category: The Reason

January 29th, 2007

Our Mercury in Studio

Our Mercury are recording a couple of tracks for a vinyl 7 inch release to come in 2007. Check out their myspace page for updates.

Category: Our Mercury

January 29th, 2007

New Moneen Video Blogs Up

Moneen has posted some video blogs from their present tour with Billy Talent and Anti Flag across Canada right now. Go to their homepage and check them out.

Category: Moneen

January 18th, 2007

Smallman Pod Cast Now UP


Ok, ok, ok. So we’re a day late. But as promised, we have posted the Smallman Records Podcast (See link at end of news blurb), containing the new song, as well as the first single off of Things Couldn’t Be Better, ‘This is Just the Beginning’. Although this new song isn’t available for download yet, it will be available, along with the song ‘All I Ever Wanted’ tomorrow, on Friday, January 19th on the Reason’s MySpace Page. Enjoy.


Also, a bunch of tour dates were posted today for The Reason’s upcoming February tour with The Spill Canvas and Ten Second Epic. Stay tuned for more dates to be added across the board on the open dates, including a few shows in the US with The Spill Canvas.

Category: General

January 12th, 2007

New Song News for The Reason:

SEVEN WEEKS AND THREE DAYS remain until Things Couldn’t Be Better is available to enjoy.  We have lots on the go between now and then, and lots of news to share with you.  First off, we will be releasing another song off the record online next week!

The song ‘This is Just the Beginning”, which is also the first single off the record, will be posted online next Wednesday, January 17 as part of a Smallman Records PODCAST, also containing an exclusive interview with Adam about the record itself.  The song will then be made available for free download on The Reason’s MYSPACE page two days later, on Friday, January 19. 


The song ‘All I Ever Wanted” will then be made available for download on The Reason’s MySpace page as well (since Nov. 1 is has only been available to listen to on their site).  That’s two songs off the record months before it even comes out!


Speaking of The Reason’s MYSPACE PAGE, they have added some new photos in the pics section.  These photographs were taken by their good friend Gordon Ball while on tour in Montreal in late November.  Be sure to take a look’


Also in the coming week there will tour dates announced for The Reason. Final fine tuning is being done as you read this.

Category: The Reason

January 9th, 2007

Moneen Accolades and More Dates

Moneen’s 2006 release The Red Tree was named by Alternative Press as one of the essential albums of the year. The issue is available now.

Additionally, Moneen are going back to the UK in April with Bayside and Attack In Black. The Dates are below:


04.13.07 Brighton, UK @ Pressure Point

04.14.07 Cardiff, Wales @ The Barfly

04.15.07 Portsmouth, UK @ Wedgewood Arms

04.16.07 Manchester, UK @ Roadhouse

04.17.07 Glasgow, UK @ King Tuts

04.18.07 Liverpool, UK @ Barfly

04.19.07 Nottingham, UK @ Rock City

04.20.07 Sheffield, UK @ Corporation

04.21.07 Leeds, UK @ The Cockpit

04.22.07 Birmingham, UK @ Academy 3

04.23.07 London, UK @ Underworld

04.24.07 Oxford, UK @ Zodiac (Downstairs)

Category: Moneen

January 8th, 2007

Comeback Kid Track Listing and Album Art

Comeback Kid has released the tracklisting for their upcoming disc, Broadcasting. The album comes out on February 20, 2007 on Smallman in Canada, and on Victory Records in the rest of the world. The tracklist is as follows:

1) Defeated

2) Broadcasting…

3) Hailing On Me

4) The Blackstone

5) Industry Standards

6) Give’r (Reprise)

7) One Left Satisfied

8 ) Come Around

9) In Case Of Fire

10) Market Demands

11) In/Tuition

Category: Comeback Kid

January 8th, 2007

Moneen announces US Headline Tour

Moneen will be going on a headline tour across the entire USA from March 1st through to the 21st. They will be taking out 2 great bands - Pistolita and Dameria. Tickets go on sale Jan. 11 at all ticketmaster outlets. Here are the all the dates.

03.01.07 Bakersfield, CA @ Dome

03.02.07 Fullerton, CA @ The Alley

03.03.07 San Diego, CA @ Soma

03.04.07 Tempe, AZ @ Clubhouse

03.06.07 Dallas, TX @ The Door

03.07.07 Austin, TX @ Emo’s

03.08.07 Houston, TX @ Walters on Washington

03.10.07 Orlando, FL @ Backbooth

03.11.07 Jacksonville, FL @ Jack Rabbits

03.12.07 Augusta, GA @ Sector 7G

03.13.07 Atlanta, GA @ The Masquerade

03.15.07 Westchester, PA @ Rex’s

03.16.07 Levittown, NY @ Ritual

03.17.07 Allston,MA @ ICC

03.18.07 Buffalo, NY @ Showplace Theater

03.20.07 Detroit, MI @ The Shelter

03.21.07 Dewey, IL @ The Shed

Category: Moneen