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: Chris Kirby

December 30, 2011 - 8 h 14

Chris Kirby had one helluva 2011. In between touring the country, co-writing with fantastic artists like Meaghan Blanchard, Colin MacDonald of the Trews and Charlie A’Court, as well as creating...

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Fresh Tracks: Chris Kirby

Fresh Tracks: Adam Baxter

December 16, 2011 - 10 h 24

There are those who would claim isolation shaped or moulded them into who and what they are, whether positive or negative. Adam Baxter grew up on a dairy farm in Middleton, N.S. — not so isolated...

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Fresh Tracks: Adam Baxter

Fresh Tracks: Jim Payne and Fergus O'Byrne

December 23, 2011 - 10 h 35

Newfoundland recording artists Jim Payne and Fergus O’Byrne, shown snowmobiling in Labrador, have released their first Christmas CD. Entitled "A Lovely Time of Year," it’s the latest addition to...

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Fresh Tracks: Jim Payne and Fergus O'Byrne

Fresh Tracks - Sherry Ryan

December 09, 2011 - 10 h 59

Sherry Ryan’s third album, “Sister of Mine,” marks the latest accomplishment by this talented singer/songwriter. Ryan hired the multi-talented and über-versatile Phil Sedore to produce the album...

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Fresh Tracks - Sherry Ryan

Fresh Tracks - Mike Hanrahan

December 02, 2011 - 9 h 22

When you hear the trace of history in his voice and the tune washes over, you are not sure if you are in present day St. John’s, Newfoundland or somewhere in Waterford...

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Fresh Tracks - Mike Hanrahan

Fresh Tracks: Richard Michael Fox

November 25, 2011 - 9 h 25

When asked to define himself, Richard Michael Fox says that he is “a body of infinite consciousness of sovereign being creating a very rich human experience.”...

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Fresh Tracks: Richard Michael Fox

Fast Tracks: Baytown

November 18, 2011 - 9 h 35

Originally hailing from Conception Bay South, Baytown is a three-piece band that derived its energetic and spirited sound from a variety of coastal and urban influences, mixing elements of rock music...

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Fast Tracks: Baytown

Fast Tracks: Geoff Whitt

November 11, 2011 - 8 h 13

An anomaly among most musicians in Newfoundland, you won't find songwriter Geoff Whitt playing at your favourite local venue. As a non-performing songwriter, Whitt focuses on writing songs to pitch...

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Fast Tracks: Geoff Whitt

Fresh Track — Evry7th

November 04, 2011 - 9 h 13

Evry7th is riding high this year. The flamenco-flared acoustic three-piece features driving rhythms unleashed by Eren “Turk” Bayazitoglu, Jeremy Walsh and Craig Luscombe.

Up for a pair...

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Fresh Track — Evry7th

Fresh Tracks: Shanneyganock

October 28, 2011 - 8 h 12

Many foggy years ago, Mark Hiscock (right) and Chris Andrews (left) were double booked at a small pub in St. John’s. Rather than cancel one performer, the owner suggested they play together, and so...

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Fresh Tracks: Shanneyganock