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The Night the Drone Stood Still: Promo for this Wed, Oct 28, 9pm–Midnight

October 24, 2020

Did you see our big Night The Drone Stood Still show is this Wednesday, Oct. 28 from 9pm to Midnight on Accordion Noir Radio?

Fundraiser for our broadcast mother-ship Co-op Radio! πŸ’Έ

Our sister-show Soundscape (right before we broadcast every Wednesday) & Accordion Noir are teaming up to raise some funds and an avant-garde ruckus.

Three hours of alternative and experimental accordion, focusing on the long tones and meditativeβ€”and sometimes intenseβ€”resonances so richly produced by hundreds of liberated free reeds. πŸͺ—

It will feature electronic-music icons like Pauline Oliveros, and the tradition-wrenching folk music of Dublin, Ireland’s Lankum.

Setting in motion bellows of flowing air in these marvelous squeeze boxes, an evening that will rock your aural world.

Tune in Oct 28, 9 PM – Midnight, to 100.5 FM in Vancouver, or subscribe and listen to the Accordion Noir Podcasts: Apple or Android, or at the Soundscape site.

Donate at http://CoopRadio.org πŸ’Έ

Images in the promo video are by Vancouver photographer Meagan Carsience. They are all produced live and in-camera, mostly at night, through customized-improvisational lens manipulation. There’s no digital alteration afterwards. It’s pretty awesome. Her social media feeds of new images are amazing. Follow her, sign her up for your fancy gallery, she deserves to be famous and everything. 🀩

Accordion Noir radio playlist 2020-10-21: Hand-Pumped Throbbing Organ of Love

October 22, 2020
AccNoir 2020-10-21

Cheerful bantering in #AccordionTwitter about the desperate excesses of advertising copy in the failing final years of the Golden Age of the Accordion (the specimen quoted above is, apparently, doctored) led to this week’s double-length(+), member drive fundraiser “love songs” special episode of CFRO’s weekly Accordion Noir broadcast / podcast. If you haven’t yet been notified by your Apple or Android podcast subscriptions, you can listen to it now courtesy of the Internet Archive. Here’s its “epic” playlist:

AccNoir-2020-10-21, Hand-Pumped Throbbing Organ of Love
(Fall Co-op Radio 2-hour fund-raiser episode!)

From Bruce:

In the broadcast I rudely talked over the Emeralds’ track β€œDancing With You” twice since I repeated it accidentally. I replaced the second one here with β€œHave I Told You Lately That I Love You?”

Also note, as a bonus for podcast listeners: at the end I added on here the tracks I talked over, without me talking over them again.

Finally, β€œSongs I talked over” podcast bonus add-on at the end:
(Test out your Hi-FI set or wear headphones with the Three Suns especially)

Thanks for reading us here (and hopefully listening to us, there), but if you find you want more, you can always keep up with us on Twitter (@AccordionNoir and @AccordionBruce), Instagram (@AccordionNoirFest), and Facebook at Accordion Noir fansthe Accordion Noir Festival, and the Vancouver Squeezebox Circle. Cheers & squeeze on!

Accordion Noir radio playlist 2010-10-20: Accordion Italiano with Linda Bull!

October 19, 2020

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From ten years ago, here’s the CFRO Co-Op Community Radio double-length (two-hour!) 200th Episode Extravaganza of Accordion Noir, featuring special guest Linda Bull, the then-host of CiTR’s “Give ‘Em the Boot!” Italian music radio program.Β  At its original online home it was enjoyed some 7814 times, and you can continue enjoying listening to it today courtesy of the Internet Archive.Β  Here’s its playlist:

AccNoir-2010-10-20, Accordion Italiano extra-long Special, with guest-expert Linda Bull!

Big Thank You to member-drive supporters!

* Artist – Song – Album (year) – Where are they from? – Contact info if we’ve got it.
* Andy Fielding – Accordion Noir theme (medium version, 1:47) – Accordion Noir (2010) – Vancouver, BC, Canada – recorded special just for our show! More, http://www.andyfielding.com/temp/visigoth.pdf
* Filippo Gambetta – Pippi – Andirivieni – Genova, Liguria – http://www.filippogambetta.com
* Daniele di Bonaventua – Graduale – Suite per Bandoneon e Orchestra (il manifesto) – Fermo, Le Marche – http://www.danieledibonaventura.com
*PiΓ¨rre Imbert (with Riccardo Tesi on accordion) – Penombre – L’Age de Pierre: CroisiΓ¨re (2004, Cordes productions)
* Riccardo Tesi – Accorsa – PresenteRemoto (Felmay) – Pistoia, Toscana – http://www.riccardotesi.com
* Franca Masu – Tria la Vida – Aquamare (2006 Felmay) – Alghero, Sardegna – http://www.francamasu.it
* Baraban – Ballo del curioso accidente – Bar Italia: musica organetto dall’Italia (2000, Nascente GB) – http://www.baraban.it
* Nicola Genovese (Simone Zanchini playing accordion) – Tango Luna – Strano Posto (2001) – Lucania/Firenze – http://www.nicolagenovese.com
* Simone Guiducci Gramelot Ensemble (Fausto Beccalossi on accordion) – L’alba del bambino – Cantador (2000 Felmay) – Mantova: http://www.myspace.com/simonguiducci
* Simone Guiducci – Gramelot In 6/8 – Chorale (2002) – Mantova – http://www.myspace.com/simonguiducci
* Bevano Est – Vlad – ludla (1998) – Emilia Romagna – http://www.bevanoest.com
* Ghetonia – Artigiana – Riza (2009, IRMA Records) – Puglia – http://www.myspace.com/ghetonia
* Acquaragia Drom – Ussa Sa – Zingari (1995) – acquaragiadrom.it
* Michael Occhipinti – Jolla – The Sicilian Jazz Project (2008) – http://www.michaelocchipinti.com
* Daniele di Bonaventura – Preghiera – Suite per Bandoneon e Orchestra (il manifesto) – Fermo, Le Marche – http://www.danieledibonaventura.com
* G. Gangone – Dormi E Riposa – Squeeze Play-World Accordion (1932) – New York, USA, Italy/Italian – http://www.rounderstore.com/ product.asp?P=1166110902
* Totore Chessa – Organittos (Danza/Passu Torrau) – Organittos (1996) – Sardinia
* Orlando Mascia – a Mamoiada – a s’antiga (2005) – Maracalagonis, Sardinia – http://www.furias.it
* D’Elia – Tarantella Teggianese – Squeeze Play-World Accordion (1932) – New York, USA / Italy – http://www.rounderstore.com/ product.asp?P=1166110902
* Li Sounalhe – La Palud – il viadjo (2004, RadiciMusic Records) – http://www.radicimusic.com/store/it/spec.html?codice=RM425
* La Brigata Garibaldi (that’s the song title) – la Resistenza, Cori e Canti dei Partigiani Italiani (1970, that’s the album, on the Signal label) – We don’t know anything else about this record, except it has Mussolini hanging on the cover.
* Pasquale Lorello – Jealousy – Classical Music: My True Passion (2003) – Toronto, Ontario, Canada – http://accordionintoronto.com/index.htm
* Teodoro Anzellotti, Akkordeon – Froberger: Lamentation Sur Ce, Que J’ay Γ‰tΓ© VolΓ© – Chanson DiscrΓ¨te (2007) – Italy – http://www.anzellotti.de
* Fiamma Fumana – Bella Ciao – Home (2003) – Emilia Romagna, Italy – http://www.fiamma.org

(Sorry about any distortion on any of this show, not sure what happened there.)

For the cover image? Many, many accordions are made in Italy like this music.

Test Drum


(Nice site.)

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Get all your Vancouver Area accordion-festival information at:
http://www.SqueezeboxCircle.org

Support Accordion Noir, we love our supporters, and our supporters’ supporters – even our detractors love our supporters.

Thanks for reading us here (and hopefully listening to us,Β there), but if you find you want more, you can always keep up with us on Twitter (@AccordionNoirΒ andΒ @AccordionBruce), Instagram (@AccordionNoirFest), and Facebook atΒ Accordion Noir fans,Β the Accordion Noir Festival, andΒ the Vancouver Squeezebox Circle. Cheers & squeeze on!

Accordion Noir radio playlist 2020-10-14: Andre Thierry’s October Interview!

October 15, 2020
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Last night’s hour-long episode of CFRO’s weekly Accordion Noir radio broadcast has a focus on zydeco musician Andre Thierry, who we had the fortune to air an interview with courtesy of “Accordion Noir’s foreign-correspondent-for-a-day Tom Brouns” in Berkeley, California, USA on Oct 1st.  If you haven’t yet been notified by your Apple or Android podcast subscriptions, you can listen to it now courtesy of the Internet Archive. Here’s its playlist:

Andre Thierry’s October 17 big online show:
10:30 to noon (multiple artists, not just him)
https://www.youtube.com/user/richmondmainstreet
https://www.facebook.com/richmondmainstreet
https://www.instagram.com/richmondmainstreetca/

Thanks for reading us here (and hopefully listening to us, there), but if you find you want more, you can always keep up with us on Twitter (@AccordionNoir and @AccordionBruce), Instagram (@AccordionNoirFest), and Facebook at Accordion Noir fansthe Accordion Noir Festival, and the Vancouver Squeezebox Circle. Cheers & squeeze on!

Gary Newman’s “Cars”
by Pandemic Date Night (Kate, Logan and the Bambina on Tamborina)
Featured on Accordion Noir this episode!

Accordion Noir radio playlist 2010-10-13: Pre-Fund-Drivin’

October 13, 2020

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From ten years ago, here’s episode 199 of CFRO Co-Op Community Radio’s weekly Accordion Noir radio broadcast, where we were talking about their Fall member drive — a perennial fundraising initiative that is also kicking off this month in the year 2020.Β  In case you’d like to help support us and our parent radio station, you can find the details here.Β  But I digress.Β  At its original online home, this recording logged some 7561 listens, and you can continue enjoying it today and into the future as digital audio courtesy of the Internet Archive.Β  Here’s its playlist:

AccNoir-2010-10-13, Pre Fund-Drive Drivin’

Big Thank You to member-drive supporters October 20 & 27th!
We helped the station raise $30,000.

* Artist – Song – Album (year) – Where are they from? – Contact info if we’ve got it.
* Happy Johnny And Family – Leather Breeches – Fonotone Records, Frederick, Maryland [Disc 4]: Basement Blues (1963) – “One of the oldest Celtic fiddle tunes to burrow its way into the Southern Appalachian Highlands…the song continues to defy oblivion with each new generation of old time music enthusiasts.” – Dust-to-Digital, PO Box 54743, Atlanta, Georgia, 30308-4743
* Andy Fielding – Accordion Noir theme (short version, 1:06) – Accordion Noir (2010) – Vancouver, BC, Canada – recorded special just for our show! – http://www.andyfielding.com/temp/visigoth.pdf
* Those Darn Accordions – Hungover In Clover – Lawnball (2004) – San Francisco Bay Area, California, USA – http://www.thosedarnaccordions.com/index.htm
* I Is For Ida – Foreheads – Storybook (2009) – Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA – http://www.myspace.com/isforida
* Gordon Fleming – Scrapple From The Apple – According To Gordie (2004) – Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada – http://famgroup.ca/gordiefleming/navigation/gordie.htm
* Accordeon MΓ©lancolique – Quinta Anauco – Parade Des Poules (2003) – The Netherlands – http://www.accordeonmelancolique.com
* The Thin Man – Don’t Look Back – Spectres (2008) – Chicago, Illinois, USA – www. thinmansongs.com
* Pesado – Julieta y El General – Defendiendo El Honor (2008) – Monterrey, Nuevo LeΓ³n, MΓ©xico – pesado.com.mx
* Joanna Moon – Bon Voyage ‘Pa – Vagabunda (2008) – Toronto, Ontario, Canada – http://www.joanna-moon.com
* Jason Webley – Train Tracks – Counterpoint (2002) – Seattle, Washington, USA – http://www.jasonwebley.com/
* Riccardo Tesi & Banditaliana – Justin – Thapsos (2000) – Tuscany, Italy – http://www.riccardotesi.com/
* Po’ Girl – Le Partisan – Live (2009) – “All over Canada” – http://www.pogirl.net/
* Brown Ale – The Petty Harbour Bait Skiff – Eponymous (2010) – Brampton, Ontario, Canada – http://www.brownalemusic.ca

For the cover image? Joe Bussard’s Fonotone Records 4 CD compilation, packed in a cigar-box with postcards, record-lables, and a bottle opener! http://www.dust-digital.com/fonotone.htm

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Get all your Vancouver Area accordion-festival information at:
http://www.SqueezeboxCircle.org

Thanks for reading us here (and hopefully listening to us,Β there), but if you find you want more, you can always keep up with us on Twitter (@AccordionNoirΒ andΒ @AccordionBruce), Instagram (@AccordionNoirFest), and Facebook atΒ Accordion Noir fans,Β the Accordion Noir Festival, andΒ the Vancouver Squeezebox Circle. Cheers & squeeze on!

Accordion Noir radio playlist 2020-10-07: I Just Don’t Know

October 8, 2020
AccNoir 2020-10-07

Another week, another episode of CFRO’s weekly hour-long Accordion Noir alt-squeezebox radio broadcast / podcast. Bruce likes to pitch me curveballs in trying to glean what a given episode’s theme is, but judging by the title he provided, even he was a little unclear this time around. Seems that its closing act builds to a majestic climax of free reed gospel! If you haven’t yet been notified by yourΒ AppleΒ orΒ AndroidΒ podcast subscriptions, you can listen to it now courtesy of the Internet Archive. Here’s its playlist:

AccNoir-2020-10-07, I Just Don’t Know

  • Geoff Berner – Dance And Celebrate – We Are Going To Bremen To Be Musicians (2015) – Vancouver, BC, Canada – http://www.geoffberner.com/
  • Yiddish Glory – Anna Shternshis talks about “I Am A Typhus Louse” – (2020) – Toronto, Ontario, Canada – http://www.yiddishglory.com
  • Yiddish Glory – I Am A Typhus Louse – (2020) – Toronto, Ontario, Canada – http://www.yiddishglory.com Drew Jurecka, Bandoneon
written in 1942, recorded in 2020!
  • The Almanac Singers – Round and Round Hitler’s Grave – Talking Union: Original 2941-1942 Recordings (1942) – New York City, NY, USA – From “Dear Mr. President,” Keynote Album K-111. Pete Seeger, Millard Lampell, Arthur Stern, Agnes ‘Sis’ Cunningham, Bess Lomax Hawes, Baldwin ‘Butch’ Hawes.
  • Blackbird Raum – Still Sick (Years After The Draft) – Swidden (2008) – Santa Cruz, California, USA – http://www.anti-politics.net/raum/ http://www.blackpowderrecords.com/raum/
  • Spektrum Lab – Barcelona – Outside the Box (2009) – Canada – http://web.mac.com/limbery/Lens_Page/Spektrum_Lab.html
  • The Outside Track – Belladrum Outhouse – Curious Things Given Wings (2010) – Cape Breton Island, Canada – Fiona Black, acc. http://www.theOutsideTrack.com
  • DJ JEDY & Artem Nyzhnyk – Towards the Moon – Radiobayan project (2009) – Russia – http://www.nyzhnyk.com
  • Martin Green – The Tup – Featuring Yasaman Najmeddin – The Portal (Music from the Podcast) (2020) – Uk – http://www.martingreenmusic.co.uk
  • Texas Jim Lewis – The Gospel Ship – MacGregor 2475 – USA – (sorry this is such a bad copy)
  • The Dinning Sisters – The Gospel Cannonball – Sweethearts of Sun Bonnet Swing – Oklahoma/Chicago, USA – http://www.dagmar-anita-binge.de/ Featured on the WLS National Barn Dance
  • Baybie Hoover & Virginia Brown – Pilgrim Land – The Music of the Rev. Baybie Hoover & Virginia Brown (Philo 1019) (1975) – New York City, New York State, USA – http://www.iambaybie.com
  • Clarence Clay & William Scott – Wait ‘Til I Put On My Robe – Standing On The Highway (1961) – Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA – (out of print?) wwww.hightone.com http://www.shoutfactory.com
  • The Gospel Four – His Wonderful Life – The Ferrum College collection, Digital Library of Appalachia – Pulaski, Virginia, USA – http://dla.acaweb.org/cdm/landingpage/collection/Ferrum (1950s-1960s, Doo-Wop Rock ‘n’ Roll Harmonies)
  • The Negro Problem – Submarine Down – Post Minstrel Syndrome (2009) – Los Angeles, California, USA – https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stew_(musician) Jill Meschke, electric acc.

Thanks for reading us here (and hopefully listening to us, there), but if you find you want more, you can always keep up with us on Twitter (@AccordionNoir and @AccordionBruce), Instagram (@AccordionNoirFest), and Facebook at Accordion Noir fansthe Accordion Noir Festival, and the Vancouver Squeezebox Circle. Cheers & squeeze on!

Accordion Noir radio playlist 2010-10-06: Sepiachord!

October 5, 2020

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From ten years ago, here’s episode 198 of Accordion Noir radio, featuring our standard nutty melange — at a glance, directing you through Western Swing, sea shanties, and French-Canadian Scottish music via a detour through Bosnia and Russia.Β  For you, a world tour!Β  For us… just another episode on the air!Β  At its original online home, it accumulated some 6597 listens… going forward you can continue enjoying listening to it at its new online home courtesy of the Internet Archive.Β  Here’s its playlist:

AccNoir-2010-10-06, Sepiachord and New Stuff!

* Artist – Song – Album (year) – Where are they from? – Contact info if we’ve got it.
* Joseph Macerollo – Earth Cycles: II – New Moon – Persuasion . The Contemporary Accordion (1996) – Toronto, Ontario, Canada – http://josephmacerollo.com/index.htm
* Danielle Martineau – Le scottish de Grosse-Île/Ruisseau d’avril – Les secrets du vent (2004) – Canada – http://www.qim.com/albums/description.asp?albumid=2679
* Girls Girls Girls – A Seafaring Song – Hello Sailor..! (2010) – UK – http://www.GirlsGirlsGirlsband.co.uk
* The Magnificent Seven – The Last Waltz – The Sepiachord Passport (2010) – Γ–rebro / With roots in Roslagen, Sweden – Myspace.com/themagnificent7even
* Rhubarb Whiskey – Lilacs From Canada – The Sepiachord Passport (2010) – San Francisco, Republic of California – http://www.rhubarbwhiskey.com/ http://www.sepiachord.com/
* Emperor Norton’s Stationary Marching Band – Kibosh On Your Scene – The Sepiachord Passport (2010) – Empire of the United States, and the Protectorate of Mexico – http://www.sepiachord.com/ http://www.ensmb.com/index.html
* UpSouth Twisters – It’s A Cryin Shame – The UpSouth Twisters (2008) – PALISADES, New York, USA – http://www.myspace.com/lucky7zydeco
* Spade Cooley & His Orchestra – Oklahoma Stomp (1946) – Doughboys Playboys & Cowboys: The Golden Years of Western Swing, Oakie Boogie [Disc 4] – http://www.propermusic.com/ (worth it, if you can get them outside of Europe.)
* Iva Nova – Π‘ΠΎΠ½ ΠΊΠΎΠ»Ρ…ΠΎΠ·Π½ΠΈΠΊΠ° (The Dream of a Farmer) – Chemodan (suitcase) (2006) – Saint-Petersburg, Russian Federation – http://www.morezvukov.nl/ivanova.html
* Amira – KaleΕ‘ Bre Ando – Zumra (2010) – Bosnia – http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nIqweoSsswY
* Ifny – Ifny Stinger – Stinger (2010) – http://pedalrevolutionary.blogspot.com/
* Shelley O’Brien – My Velocipede – You, Me and the Birds (2008) – Vancouver / Toronto, Yukon Territory, Canada – http://www.shelleyobrien.ca
* Beirut – Cliquot – The Flying Club Cup (2007) – Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA – http://www.beirutband.com/
* Andy Fielding – Accordion Noir theme (medium version, 1:47) – Accordion Noir (2010) – Vancouver, BC, Canada – recorded special just for our show! More, http://www.andyfielding.com/temp/visigoth.pdf

This episode’s cover is remarkably similar to the splash-page on Shelley O’Brien’s current website which photo was surprisingly taken outside my building in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside. (We own a whole building to keep our accordion collection in.) I don’t know who those weird kids are, but one is wearing a large tube-thing. Little did Shelley know she was passing four-floors below Accordion Noir’s co-headquarters! Anybody else who wants to have an album-cover here is welcome to drop by. – Bruce

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Get all your Vancouver Area accordion-festival information at:
http://www.SqueezeboxCircle.org

Thanks for reading us here (and hopefully listening to us,Β there), but if you find you want more, you can always keep up with us on Twitter (@AccordionNoirΒ andΒ @AccordionBruce), Instagram (@AccordionNoirFest), and Facebook atΒ Accordion Noir fans,Β the Accordion Noir Festival, andΒ the Vancouver Squeezebox Circle (now moved both time and place, to the first Tuesday of every month — tomorrow! — at the Ukrainian Hall in Strathcona.) Cheers & squeeze on!

Accordion Noir radio playlist 2020-09-30: It’s Almost Oct-Over

September 30, 2020
AccNoir 2020-09-30

Tonight’s episode of CFRO Co-Op Community Radio’s weekly Accordion Noir broadcast seems to hammer home our standard theme: accordion music in every style, deceptively representing many diverse and far-flung cultures and corners of the planet: for example, we offer up tango and klezmer, francophone music from France, Quebec and… Nova Scotia, a recording of the Tennessee Waltz from Newfoundland, an Irish song about a Turk and a song by a band named Madagascar, from Baltimore. (The reverse might be a little more extraordinary.) If you haven’t already been notified by yourΒ AppleΒ orΒ AndroidΒ podcast subscription, you can listen to it now courtesy of the Internet Archive. Here’s its playlist:

Thanks for reading us here (and hopefully listening to us,Β there), but if you find you want more, you can always keep up with us on Twitter (@AccordionNoirΒ andΒ @AccordionBruce), Instagram (@AccordionNoirFest), and Facebook atΒ Accordion Noir fans,Β the Accordion Noir Festival, andΒ the Vancouver Squeezebox Circle. Cheers & squeeze on!

Accordion Noir radio playlist 2010-09-29: Post-Fest Hangover show

September 29, 2020

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From ten years ago, here’s episode number 197 of Accordion Noir radio — a shift back into “normalcy” for us (admittedly an odd descriptor to use for a weekly alt-accordion radio broadcast, but even we have our routine) after running our festival’s grueling last-stand third instalment for over a week (resulting in no episode for that previous week!)Β  At its original online home, it clocked some 7033 listens, and courtesy of the Internet Archive, where it can be heard today, future generations may continue enjoying its strange and wonderful sounds.Β  Here’s its playlist:

AccNoir-2010-09-29, Post-Fest Hangover Show (Sept 22nd we were off at the Festival)

* Artist – Song – Album (year) – Where are they from? – Contact info if we’ve got it.
* Andy Fielding – Accordion Noir theme (medium version, 1:47) – Accordion Noir (2010) – Vancouver, BC, Canada – recorded special just for our show! More, http://www.andyfielding.com/temp/visigoth.pdf
* Jacques Pellarin Trio – L’EphemΓ¨re – Sound of Philadelphia (200) – St. Genix sur Guiers, France – http://www.jacquespellarin.fr
* Dave Specter – Rumba & Tonic – Spectified (2010) – Chicago, Illinois, USA – (With David Hidalgo of Los Lobos, acc.) – DaveSpecter.com
* La Strada – The Mountain Song – New Home (2010) – Brooklyn, New York, USA – http://www.myspace.com/lastradanyc
* Billy Bragg – The marching song of the covert battalions – The Internationale (2006) – United Kingdom – http://www.billybragg.co.uk/
* Humphery Bogart and Jennifer Jones – “It made you seem less dead.” – Beat the Devil (1954)
* Hill of Beans – Satan Lend Me a Dollar – (1990) – Los Angeles, California, USA – http://www.abelincolnstory.com/hillofbeans.htm
* Accordion Crimes (Band name, Album name book name, so confusing. I love this band though.) – So This Accordion Walks Into A Bar… – on the Accordion Crimes album (2005) – Toronto, Ontario, Canada – http://www.accordioncrimes.ca/
* Kate Maki – Crossfire – Two Song Wedding (2010) – Sudbury, Ontario, Canada – http://www.katemaki.com
* The Mad Maggies – Morning Star – Skull & Magpies (2009) – San Francisco Bay Area, California, USA – theMadMaggies.com
* One Ring Zero – Malthsuian Picnic – Live At BarbΓ¨s (2008) – Virgina / Brooklyn, New York, USA – http://www.oneringzero.com/
* Chicha Libre – Sonido Amazonico – with Josh Camp (from One Ring Zero) on Hohner Electrovox accordion (I think that’s like a Chordovox organ accordion) – Sonido Amazonico final Master (2008) – Brooklyn, New York (USA) – http://www.barbesrecords.com/chicha.html http://www.barbesrecords.com/chicha.html
* Carson Sisters – saxophone accordion 1930s – from where did we get this Rowan? [I got nothin’.]
* Mark Berube & the Patriotic Few – Tailored To Fit – Tailored To Fit [EP] (2010) – Vancouver / Toronto, Canada – http://www.markberube.com/

This episode’s cover is of Geoff Berner about to be crushed by the Large Accordion Puppet which we hung above the various stages during the Accordion Noir Festival. Several smart-asses already asked why it’s not black. But then it wouldn’t show up in this picture, would it?

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Get all your Vancouver Area accordion-festival information at:
http://www.SqueezeboxCircle.org

Thanks for reading us here (and hopefully listening to us,Β there), but if you find you want more, you can always keep up with us on Twitter (@AccordionNoirΒ andΒ @AccordionBruce), Instagram (@AccordionNoirFest), and Facebook atΒ Accordion Noir fans,Β the Accordion Noir Festival, andΒ the Vancouver Squeezebox Circle. Cheers & squeeze on!

Accordion Noir radio playlist 2020-09-23: Is it 2016 yet?

September 24, 2020
AccNoir 2020-09-23
The Diana Lachiondo campaign for County Commissioner in Boise Idaho has this Basque immigrant accordion T-Shirt available, which I will support! (Rowan notes however: that’s no trikitixa!)
https://www.lachiondo4ada.com/store

As is often the case, Bruce’s choice of title for this week’s episode of CFRO’s Accordion Noir radio program is simply too clever for me. Is he suggesting that the past four years have simply been some bad fever dream? If you read between the lines you can make out current headlines in his song selections, with this week’s batch of music churning beneath the surface with undercurrents of social unrest at the police brutality and the failure of the criminal justice system. (And people used to dismiss accordions as fit only for frivolous and upbeat champagne music!) In any case, if you haven’t already been notified by yourΒ AppleΒ orΒ AndroidΒ podcast subscription you can listen to it here, courtesy of the Internet Archive. Here’s its playlist:

AccNoir-2020-09-23, Is it 2016 yet?

Thanks for reading us here (and hopefully listening to us,Β there), but if you find you want more, you can always keep up with us on Twitter (@AccordionNoirΒ andΒ @AccordionBruce), Instagram (@AccordionNoirFest), and Facebook atΒ Accordion Noir fans,Β the Accordion Noir Festival, andΒ the Vancouver Squeezebox Circle. Cheers & squeeze on!