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: Catcher

October 21, 2011 - 9 h 50

In an era of manufactured performers and style over substance, it’s a rare treat to find an artist who puts a higher premium on sweat...

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Fresh Tracks: Catcher

Fresh Tracks: John Barry Cossar

October 14, 2011 - 12 h 05

John Barry Cossar is a rising star in the Newfoundland music scene. At the age of 60 he has just released his first full-length recording, “Another Bridge to Burn.” His songs are being compared...

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Fresh Tracks: John Barry Cossar

Fresh Tracks: Beauwater

October 07, 2011 - 9 h 50

Fusing a modern hard-rock edge with a vintage blues core, Beauwater creates an uncompromising, yet catchy, sound that refuses to be forgotten. Based out of St. John’s, the group (Jonathon Reid: guitar/vocals,...

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Fresh Tracks: Brad Jefford

September 30, 2011 - 12 h 25

Brad Jefford Trio: Hailing from St. John’s, the Brad Jefford Trio+ (BJT+) has become a strong force on the city’s jazz and improvised music scene. Fusing tradition with their own contemporary sound...

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Fresh Tracks: Brad Jefford

Fresh Tracks: Ian Foster

September 23, 2011 - 10 h 40

Ian Foster is familiar with the cycle of a song. Since 2006, the Newfoundland-based songwriter has been writing, recording, and touring his work around Canada and Europe, picking up stories touring...

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Fresh Tracks: Ian Foster

Fresh Tracks: Long Distance Runners

September 16, 2011 - 17 h 42

Crawling out of a deep and dirty rock ‘n’ roll grave in early 2010, moody St. John’s rockers The Long Distance Runners (the name was inspired by the title of an Alan Sillitoe book) dusted themselves...

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Fresh Tracks: Long Distance Runners

Fresh Tracks: Mark Bragg

September 09, 2011 - 14 h 34

St. John’s musician and narrative songwriter, Mark Bragg delivers his much anticipated third release “Your Kiss” on Sept. 13 via Blue Drop Music/ Fontana North. After touring Canada, Germany and...

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Fresh Tracks: Mark Bragg

Fresh Tracks: Wade Dawe

September 02, 2011 - 9 h 47

Wade Dawe performed live for the first time in January of 2003. He has been performing around Eastern Newfoundland and at many local venues in St. John’s. His pleasant voice and guitar have been well...

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Fresh Tracks: Wade Dawe

Fresh Tracks: Steve Haley

August 26, 2011 - 9 h 56

Steve Haley hails from the South-Eastern Placentian shores of the Newfoundland isle. His folk music is inspired by whispers in the dark, stories swapped by firelight and tales passed from the lip of...

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Fresh Tracks: Steve Haley

Fresh Tracks: Listen to Dave Walsh

August 12, 2011 - 10 h 08

Dave Walsh is a singer/songwriter from St. John’s who has been involved in the local music scene for more than 10 years. He has played with acts such as Cedar Drive, Double or Nothing, The Sharona...

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Fresh Tracks: Listen to Dave Walsh