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 - Ashelin

April 13, 2012 - 8 h 07

Ashelin is a band of five sisters — Cassy, Joesie, Kaliyan, Shaelin and Thea — who began singing and dancing to Newfoundland and Irish music as far back as they can remember while learning to play...

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Fresh Tracks - Ashelin

Fresh Tracks - Pathological Lovers

March 16, 2012 - 8 h 09

Forged in 2006, Pathological Lovers have quickly built up a strong local following from live performances in downtown St. John’s clubs. Their music could be described as melodic, intense, beautiful...

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Fresh Tracks - Pathological Lovers

Fresh Tracks - Allan Ricketts

March 09, 2012 - 9 h 05

Torbay native Allan Ricketts is a traditional musician playing a wide range of instruments. Allan plays traditional Newfoundland and Irish songs and tunes and has developed a deeply authentic approach...

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Fresh Tracks - Allan Ricketts

Fresh Tracks - Joanna Barker

March 02, 2012 - 8 h 09

After studying at university in Nova Scotia, Joanna Barker has finally done what she’s wanted to do for too long — return home to Newfoundland and pay attention to the life — and love-inspired...

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Fresh Tracks - Joanna Barker

Fresh Tracks - The Flummies

February 24, 2012 - 7 h 57

Raised from humble roots in the wilds of Labrador, The Flummies recently celebrated the release of “The River,” the eighth album from popular award-winning Labrador Inuit performing artists. Over...

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Fresh Tracks - The Flummies

Fresh Tracks: Dwayne and Duane

February 17, 2012 - 9 h 26

Steeped in the rich musical traditions of Cape Breton and Newfoundland, Dwayne Côté and Duane Andrews twist their inimitable blend of Canadian East Coast Celtic and Roots music with strands of Gypsy...

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Fresh Tracks: Dwayne and Duane

Fresh Tracks - Craig Young

February 10, 2012 - 7 h 58

Craig Young hails from the southwest coast of Newfoundland and Labrador. He’s been playing the guitar since the age of seven, and started playing in his first band around the age of 13, or so. Moving...

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Fresh Tracks - Craig Young

Fresh Tracks - Kim Stockwood

February 03, 2012 - 8 h 09

While Kim Stockwood’s world spills out well beyond the shores of Newfoundlandand Labrador, she is anchored heart and soul to this place. She seeks out what is special here and searches for a voice...

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Fresh Tracks - Kim Stockwood

Fresh Tracks - East of Empire

January 27, 2012 - 11 h 41

East of Empire is a six-piece band based in St. John's. In February 2011, the group recorded its first demo album called "Into the Elephant," which...

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Fresh Tracks - Matthew Hare

January 20, 2012 - 8 h 16

Matthew Hare is a singer/songwriter from St. John’s who has been making a name for himself around the local music scene for more than 10 years. After playing for years with his old band, The Rents,...

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Fresh Tracks - Matthew Hare