Musical Connections

by Zach Snow

Music has a way of connecting people. On the Musical Connections podcast, Zach Snow will connect you with some of the individuals involved with the music scene of Newfoundland and Labrador! From the musicians on the stage to the professionals behind the scenes, Musical Connections will dive deeper into what makes the music industry of Newfoundland and Labrador so special!

Podcast episodes

  • Season 1

  • Episode 63: Ben's Ekman Spiral

    Episode 63: Ben's Ekman Spiral

    The #MusicalConnections podcast returns to the Emera Innovation Exchange in St. John's one last time as we introduce you to a musician originally from France, who now calls St. John's his home! On #NextIIConnect, I connect with Benjamin James better known as Ben's Ekman Spiral! We talk about why he moved to Newfoundland and Labrador, his musical journey up to his point, the people which helped influenced his sound, and his most recent album, Tender Days which came out in October! New Found Releases from February 11-17, 2024 from Dave Penny, Madeline, Rev Dave and the Sin Eaters, Teddy Rowe, and The Once. Music Featured in Episode: Song: Out of Order Artist: Dave Penny Album: Out of Order Composers: Dave Penny   Song: Hold Me While I Cry Artist: Madeline Album: Hold Me While I Cry Composers: Madeline Salter   Song: The Beast is Coming Artist: Rev. Dave & the Sin Eaters Album: Live at the Garrick Theatre Composers: David Peddle   Song: Queen of the Bay Artist: Teddy Rowe Album: Queen of the Bay Composers: Theodore Rowe   Song: Before You Land Artist: The Once Album: Out Here Composers: Andrew Dale, Geraldine Hollett, Phil Churchill   Song: Spanish Spleen Artist: Ben’s Ekman Spiral Album: Tender Days Composers: Benjamin James New episodes of the Musical Connections Podcast come out every Tuesday at 12 Noon. Keep up to date on future episodes of the podcast by following Zach Snow here: Facebook: facebook.com/ZachSnow709 X: @ZachSnowNL Instagram: @ZachSnowNL Download or subscribe to the podcast: Apple: https://podcasts.apple.com/ca/podcast/musical-connections/ Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/4LJdycWn4DxMta3PDjm7Gm?si=aa5cfff95eca4fa1 RSS: https://media.rss.com/musicalconnectionsnl/feed.xml

  • Episode 62: Ben Chapman-Smith

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    Episode 62: Ben Chapman-Smith

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    LISTENERS! REJOICE! My guest on #NextIIConnect this week is one of the ambassadors of the heavy music scene of Newfoundland and Labrador! I connect with musician, music educator, and bassist/backing vocals of Precious Blood, Ben Chapman-Smith! We talk about the formation of his current group, Order of the Precious Blood. Plus, he reflects on his musical journey beginning in his hometown of Toronto, Ontario to the bands he played in there. He opens up about the move to Newfoundland and Labrador and its heavy music scene, and a whole lot more! New Found Releases from February 4-10, 2024 include Alan Doyle, Andy Skiffington, Jeremy Rice, Rodney Slade, Salt Beef Junkies, and Underwire. Music Featured in Episode: Song: Dancing Like We Did Last Night Artist: Alan Doyle Album: Welcome Home Composers: Alan Doyle, Donovan Woods   Song: Where Are You Going Artist: Andy Skiffington Album: Where Are You Going Composers: Andy Skiffington   Song: World War Three Artist: Jeremy Rice Album: World War Three Composers: Jeremy Rice   Song: The Lazy and Good for Nothing’s Artist: Rodney Slade Album: The Lazy and Good for Nothing’s Composers: Rodney Slade, Peter Daniel Newman, Hannah Dorothy, Robbie Jay   Song: Cellar On The Hill Artist: Salt Beef Junkies Album: Somewhere In Between Composers: Luke Mercer   Song: Toss and Turn Artist: Underwire Album: Toss and Turn Composers: Sarah Blackmore   Song: X You Out Artist: Order of the Precious Blood Album: I No Longer Wish For Salvation Composers: Paul Brake, Adam Hearn, Barry O'Keefe, Ben Chapman-Smith, Cameron Legge   New episodes of the Musical Connections Podcast come out every Tuesday at 12 Noon. Keep up to date on future episodes of the podcast by following Zach Snow here:   Facebook: facebook.com/ZachSnow709 X: @ZachSnowNL Instagram: @ZachSnowNL   Download or subscribe to the podcast: Apple: https://podcasts.apple.com/ca/podcast/musical-connections/ Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/4LJdycWn4DxMta3PDjm7Gm?si=aa5cfff95eca4fa1 RSS: https://media.rss.com/musicalconnectionsnl/feed.xml

  • Episode 61: Port-Aux-Poutines

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    Episode 61: Port-Aux-Poutines

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    The francophone music scene is alive and well in Newfoundland and Labrador. On #MusicalConnections, I will connect you to a talented up and coming duo making noise with toe-tapping tunes and musicianship beyond their years. I speak with Axel Belgarde and Jenna Maloney who make up Port-Aux-Poutines! We talk about how the group came together, their respective musical journeys, their influences, and a whole lot more on #NextIIConnect! New Found Releases from January 28-February 3, 2024 from In Da Ruff, Linda Dwyer, Nicky Decks, Quote the Raven, and Reggie Morales x Cat Café. Music Featured in Episode: Song: 5 Miles to Sorry Artist: In Da Ruff Album: 5 Miles to Sorry Composers: Nick Decker, Emily Barbour   Song: Broken Hearts and Broken Crayons Artist: Linda Dwyer Album: Broken Hearts and Broken Crayons Composers: Linda Dwyer Song: 12 String Blues (feat Emily G) Artist: Nicky Decks Album: 12 String Blues (feat Emily G) Composer: Nick Decker, Emily Barbour Song: Already Gone Artist: Quote the Raven Album: Already Gone   Composers: Jordan Coaker, Kirsten Rodden-Clarke, Mallory Johnson, Chris Ryan, Andrews Rodgers   Song: ReDrum Artist: Reggie Morales and Cat Cafe Album: Highland Wolf Composers: Liam Ryan, Michael Moyst   Song: Terra-Neuva Artist: Port Aux Poutines Album: Port Aux Poutines Composers: Axel Belgalde   New episodes of the Musical Connections Podcast come out every Tuesday at 12 Noon. Keep up to date on future episodes of the podcast by following Zach Snow here:   Facebook: facebook.com/ZachSnow709 X: @ZachSnowNL Instagram: @ZachSnowNL   Download or subscribe to the podcast: Apple: https://podcasts.apple.com/ca/podcast/musical-connections/ Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/4LJdycWn4DxMta3PDjm7Gm?si=aa5cfff95eca4fa1 RSS: https://media.rss.com/musicalconnectionsnl/feed.xml

  • Episode 60: Jason Gill

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    Episode 60: Jason Gill

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    On the upcoming #MusicalConnections podcast, we introduce you to a performer who has been playing music since the 1990s! On #NextIIConnect, I connect you with Torbay singer-songwriter, Jason W. Gill. We talk about how he got into music, what motivated him to finally begin recording his own music, and a whole lot more! New Found Releases from January 21-27, 2024 from Ash Molloy, DatLankyMan, Gregg Bolger, Harbourlight Quartet, Mike Thomas, and Peter Vance. Music Featured in Episode: Song: The Game Artist: Ash Molloy Album: The Game Composers: Ashleen Molloy, Robert Kelly Song: Money On My Mind Artist: DatLankyMan Album: Money On My Mind Composers: Matthew Small Song: It Ain’t Come To That Artist: Gregg Bolger Album: It Ain’t Come To That Composers: Gregg Bolger, Clint Curtis Song: A Devil’s Blanket Artist: Harbourlight Quartet Album: A Devil’s Blanket Composers: Duane Andrews Song: Rainmaker Artist: Mike Thomas Album: Rainmaker Composers: Michael Thomas Song: This Side of the Blue Artist: Peter Vance Album: This Side of the Blue Composers: Peter Vance Welsh Song: Every Red Light Artist: Jason W Gill Album: Every Red Light Composers: Walter Jason Gill New episodes of the Musical Connections Podcast come out every Tuesday at 12 Noon. Keep up to date on future episodes of the podcast by following Zach Snow here: Facebook: facebook.com/ZachSnow709 X: @ZachSnowNL Instagram: @ZachSnowNL Download or subscribe to the podcast: Apple: https://podcasts.apple.com/ca/podcast/musical-connections/ Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/4LJdycWn4DxMta3PDjm7Gm?si=aa5cfff95eca4fa1 RSS: https://media.rss.com/musicalconnectionsnl/feed.xml

  • Episode 59: Jordan Harnum & Joelle Sunshine

    Episode 59: Jordan Harnum & Joelle Sunshine

    We are stopping by the "Olde House" on #NextIIConnect this week! I connect with musicians, partners, and owners of Olde House Shows. Jordan Harnum & Joelle Sunshine! The duo talks about how they first met, how the concept of Olde House Shows came together, memories of the past year, and new music set to come later this year! New Found Releases from January 14-20, 2024 are contributed by Ana & Eric, Andrew Rodgers & Nick Earle, Kellie Loder, Mawzy, Renee Marquis, Summer Bennett, and Zay Nova! Music Featured in Episode: Song: Hope (Live) Artist: Ana & Eric Album: Ana & Eric (Live) Composers: Ana Luisa Ramos, Eric Taylor Escuardo Song: Downtown (Live) Artist: Andrew Rodgers & Nick Earle Album: Downtown (Live) Composers: Andrew Rodgers Song: When We Kiss Artist: Kellie Loder Album: Transitions Composers: Kellie Loder Song: Better Man Artist: Mawzy Album: Better Man Composers: Matthew Cooke Song: Love Train Artist: Renee Marquis Album: with Wine, Vol. 2 Composers: Ivan Lins, Gilson Peranzetta, Paul Williams & Vitor Martins Song: Just A Phase Artist: Summer Bennett Album: Just A Phase Composers: Summer Bennett Song: Keep Your Head Above the Water Artist: Zay Nova Album: Head Above The Water Composers: Zay Nova, Jan Duke Song: On The Labrador Artist: Jordan Harnum & Jeff Pittman Album: On The Labrador Composers: Jordan Harnum & Jeff Pittman New episodes of the Musical Connections Podcast come out every Tuesday at 12 Noon. Keep up to date on future episodes of the podcast by following Zach Snow here: Facebook: facebook.com/ZachSnow709 X: @ZachSnowNL Instagram: @ZachSnowNL Download or subscribe to the podcast: Apple: https://podcasts.apple.com/ca/podcast/musical-connections/ Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/4LJdycWn4DxMta3PDjm7Gm?si=aa5cfff95eca4fa1 RSS: https://media.rss.com/musicalconnectionsnl/feed.xml