Fresh Tracks

Fresh Tracks

Fresh Tracks is a regular feature on TheTelegram.com. Made possible by a partnership with Music Newfoundland and Labrador, Fresh Tracks includes a biographical story on a local musician, followed by a web address or link with a free stream or download for a song by that artist.

Enjoy our newest track, or pick from the growing playlist. Want to add them to the soundtrack of your life? Click HERE and play the whole collection.

Fresh Tracks - Sherman Downey

June 21, 2013 - 8 h 16

Sherman Downey and The Ambiguous Case, comprised of (from left) Andrew Ross (banjo), Neil Targett (bass), Sherman Downey (guitar, vocals), Bill Allan (accordion, trombone, percussion) and Paul Lockyer...

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Fresh Tracks - Sherman Downey

Fresh Tracks - Scott Downey

June 28, 2013 - 8 h 21

Scott Downey was born in Stephenville Crossing, and went to Assumption High School. He was reared up by his Aunt Millie and Uncle Scott who lived “up the brook”. He is left handed and started playing...

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Fresh Tracks - Scott Downey

Fresh Tracks - Repartee

June 14, 2013 - 8 h 04

In 2010, Repartee released their first EP, “Lost Like We All Are,” to a sold-out crowd at The Ship Pub in St. John’s. That same year they were named the Newfoundland Herald’s prestigious “Band...

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Fresh Tracks - Repartee

Fresh Tracks - At Ships End

October 19, 2012 - 8 h 11

At Ships End is a unique folk/rock band consisting of six members all hailing from St. John’s. They released their first self-titled EP in October 2009 and more recently released their first full...

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Fresh Tracks - At Ships End

Fresh Tracks - Brad Jefford Trio+

October 12, 2012 - 8 h 04

The Brad Jefford Trio+ has become a strong force on the St. John’s jazz and improvised music scene. Fusing tradition with their own contemporary sound, the group uses elements from jazz, blues, funk,...

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Fresh Tracks - Brad Jefford Trio+

Fresh Tracks - Maggie Meyer

September 28, 2012 - 7 h 51

A singer-songwriter and creator of unique, soulful sounds, Maggie Meyer releases her latest CD, “Bound,” produced by Dave Panting Oct. 2 at The Ship. Meyer has opened for acclaimed Canadian musician...

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Fresh Tracks - Maggie Meyer

Fresh Tracks - Ashley Fayth

October 05, 2012 - 7 h 59

Hailing from Hickman’s Harbour, Random Island, award-winning singer/songwriter Ashley Fayth flawlessly blends the traditional music of the Newfoundland outports with contemporary pop-folk sounds to...

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Fresh Tracks - Ashley Fayth

Fresh Tracks - The Burning Hell

September 21, 2012 - 8 h 07

The Burning Hell is the alter-ego of songwriter and ukulele-slinger Mathias Kom. Based in St. John’s, The Burning Hell spends a lot of time wandering the globe, playing both intimate shows and big...

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Fresh Tracks - The Burning Hell

Fresh Tracks - RocketRocketShip

September 14, 2012 - 7 h 56

RocketRocketShip is the kind of band that you will drive hours and hours for the chance to see live. Starting out strong, the St. John’s five-piece has only been together since 2009, but has already...

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Fresh Tracks - RocketRocketShip

Fresh Tracks: Listen to Rea

September 07, 2012 - 13 h 09

Rea (Maria White) is a 21-year old singer songwriter from St. John’s, Newfoundland and is currently enrolled in the Fine Arts (Visual Arts) program at Memorial University of Newfoundland and Labrador...

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Fresh Tracks: Listen to Rea