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SonReal Announces US Tour w/Grieves
February 21 2014


SonReal has been announced as support on Seattle rapper Grieves upcoming US tour. Grieves' new record "Winter & The Wolves" is due out this year via Rhymesayers.

The first leg of the tour was announced today, with more dates coming soon. See the dates below, and check out TOUR section for all the ticket links.

SonReal dropped "One Long Day" last month (download it HERE) and just finished a national Canadian tour with Down With Webster. For more information visit IAMSONREAL.COM.

SONREAL ON TOUR W/GRIEVES
4/29 - Portland, OR @ Branx
5/01 - Reno, NV @ The Knitting Factory
5/02 - San Francisco, CA @ Slim's
5/03 - Los Angeles, CA @ The Roxy
5/04 - Santa Ana, CA @ Constellation Room
5/05 - Tucson, AZ @ Congress
5/06 - El Paso, TX @ Tricky Falls
5/07 - Albuquerque, NM @ Sunshine Theater
5/09 - Durango, CO @ Animas City Theater
5/10 - Denver, CO @ Ogden
5/13 - Austin, TX @ Stubb's Jr
5/14 - Dallas, TX @ Cambridge Room
5/15 - Oklahoma City, OK @ The Conservatory
5/16 - Lawrence, KS @ Grenada
5/17 - St. Louis, MO @ Firebird
5/19 - Columbia, MO @ Mojo's
5/21 - Cincinnati, OH @ 20th Century Theater
5/22 - Columbus, OH @ The Basement
5/23 - Chicago, IL @ Subterranean
5/27 - Omaha, NE @ The Waiting Room
5/28 - Rapid City, SD @ Sports Rock
5/29 - Billings, MT @ The Carlin
5/30 - Jackson, WY @ Pink Garter Theater
5/31 - Salt Lake City, UT @ The Venue
6/01 - Boise, ID @ The Reef
6/02 - Spokane, WA @ The Bartlett
6/07 - Seattle, WA @ Showbox
New Videos From Lyon and The Glorious Sons
February 19 2014


SCROLL THROUGH A BUNCH OF OUR VIDEOS HERE!

We've got a busy month here at Black Box with a bunch of great new content and some artists on the road. Leading the charge is Toronto's own indie electro songstress LYON, whose new video for "Floating" premiered via Vice's NOISEY MUSIC yesterday. Take a look and let us know what you think. You can also catch her on tour with Wake Owl starting next week, full list of dates below.

The Glorious Sons, on the strength of their second top-10 single, "White Noise" will be heading out next month, supported by our friends in Teenage Kicks. To celebrate, The Sons have revealed their new video for "White Noise" exclusively with EXCLAIM today! For the full list of tour dates, see below. And don't forget to tune in to your local rock station and request "White Noise"!

LYON ON TOUR WITH WAKE OWL
2/26 St. Catharines, ON @ Detour Music Hall
2/27 London, ON @ APK
2/28 Toronto, ON @ The Garrison
3/01 Montreal, QC @ Divan Orange
3/05 Winnipeg, MB @ West End Cultural Centre
3/06 Saskatoon, SK @ Amigo's
3/07 Edmonton, AB @ Starlite Room
3/08 Calgary, AB @ Republik
3/10 Red Deer, AB @ International's
3/11 Canmore, AB @ Communitea Cafe
3/13 Victoria, BC @ Lucky Bar
3/14 Courtenay, BC @ Avalanche
3/15 Nanaimo, BC @ Queen's

THE GLORIOUS SONS ON TOUR WITH TEENAGE KICKS
3/14 - Peterborough, ON at The Legendary Red Dog
3/15 - Barrie, ON at The Clarkson Pub
3/17 - Winnipeg, MB @ The Pyramid
3/18 - Regina, SK @ The Exchange
3/20 - Red Deer, AB @ The Vat
3/21 - Lethbridge, AB @ The Slice
3/22 - Calgary, AB @ Republik
3/23 - Kelowna, BC @ Fernando's
3/25 - Vancouver, BC @ The Roxy
3/26 - Kamloops, BC @ The Blue Grotto
3/27 - Edmonton, AB @ The Pawn Shop
3/28 - Saskatoon, SK @ Vangelis
3/29 - Thunder Bay, ON @ Crock's
4/01 - Oshawa, ON @ The Moustache Club
4/02 - Hamilton, ON @ The Casbah
4/03 - St. Catharines, ON @ Detour Music Hall
4/04 - London, ON @ Call The Office
4/26 - Toronto, ON @ Danforth Music Hall w/The Trews (no Kicks)
The Glorious Sons Announce National Tour, Video Teaser
February 12 2014


The Glorious Sons have announced a national tour in support of their EP "Shapeless Art" and their 2nd top ten single, "White Noise". The tour will begin in Ontario travelling out to Vancouver and back hitting all major markets. Support for the tour has not been announced yet, so stay tuned on that front. Dates are at the bottom of this post, and you can find ticket links in the TOUR section of the site. Links will be added as we receive them.

In addition to the tour announcement, The Glorious Sons have dropped a sneak peak at their forthcoming video for "White Noise", directed by Harv. Check out the teaser above, and stay tuned for the full video coming next week!

TOUR DATES
3/14 - Peterborough, ON at The Legendary Red Dog
3/15 - Barrie, ON at The Clarkson Pub
3/17 - Winnipeg, MB @ The Pyramid
3/18 - Regina, SK @ The Exchange
3/20 - Red Deer, AB @ The Vat
3/21 - Lethbridge, AB @ The Slice
3/22 - Calgary, AB @ Republik
3/23 - Kelowna, BC @ Fernando's
3/25 - Vancouver, BC @ The Roxy
3/26 - Kamloops, BC @ The Blue Grotto
3/27 - Edmonton, AB @ The Pawn Shop
3/28 - Saskatoon, SK @ Vangelis
3/29 - Thunder Bay, ON @ Crock's
4/01 - Oshawa, ON @ The Moustache Club
4/02 - Hamilton, ON @ The Casbah
4/03 - St. Catharines, ON @ Detour Bar
4/04 - London, ON @ Call The Office
2014 Juno Noms Announced
February 04 2014


The 2014 Juno Award Nominations were announced today in Toronto and we are proud to have four artists up for awards!

Classified brings home the biggest nomination of the day in the "Song of the Year" category for his track "Inner Ninja" with David Myles.

Black Box also boasts four of the five nominees in the "Rap Recording of the Year" category:
Classified for his album "Classified" (Halflife/Universal - BUY IT)
Shad for his album "Flying Colours" (Black Box/Universal - BUY IT)
SonReal for his single "Everywhere We Go" (Black Box/Universal - BUY IT)
Rich Kidd for his mixtape album "In My Opinion" (Independent - COP IT)

It should also be noted that our own producer/mixer all-star Dan Weston has mixing credits on all four of the releases above, in addition to Daniel Romano's "Come Cry With Me" which was nominated in the "Roots/Traditional Solo Album of the Year" category.

You can find the complete list of nominees on the JUNO WEBSITE.

Stay tuned as well have more information to share about the Junos and our participation in JunoFest in the weeks to come. Thanks for the ongoing support, and congrats to all of this year's nominees!
SonReal Drops "One Long Day" Free Album
January 21 2014


SonReal dropped "One Long Day" today - the free album is his first full length project since the Juno Nominated album "The Closers" he released with Rich Kidd back in 2012. The 11-song album is being launched on THE SOURCE and is also being featured on DATPIFF. It includes features from Kardinal, Shad and more.

You can download it above for free. Make sure to spread the word!

Track Listing:
1) The Confession
2) Shit's Epic
3) Luck
4) Monday Night ft. Kardinal Offishall
5) L.A.
6) Today Tomorrow ft. Shad
7) Nothing Interlude
8) Honor Roll ft Willa
9) Believe
10) Let ME
11) All ft. Andreena Mill