Calgary, Alberta’s Hot Small Rocket were a melodic however abrasive power pop/punk music group. Guitarist Aaron Smelski and bassist Tag MacArthur, veterans within the Calgary picture, recruited guitarist Andrew Wedderburn inside a categorized advertisement. Drummer Joel Nye currently had an extended background of drumming for different rings in Saskatchewan, actually before he became a member of the music group. Their debut, Laika, arrived in March 2000. Documented by Marc Schroder and combined by Dave Alcock, the disk was well received within their homeland and overseas. The follow-up, Danish Documentary, was revealed in Sept 2001. Documented by Tylor Scollon, the recording cemented their solid position within the Calgary music community. Chris Vail added keyboards and further vocals, while Barb Noad added extra vocals aswell.