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Accordion Noir radio playlist 2012-08-08: Bruce Interprets Rowan Interpreting Bruce

August 7, 2022
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From ten years ago, here’s episode 297 of CFRO Co-Op Community Radio’s weekly hour-long Accordion Noir radio broadcast.  In 2022, here’s Rowan interpreting the title Bruce imposed on this recording, which appears to be a playlist of musical selections pulled by Rowan out of his music collection at that time — not the muscular mountain of radio fodder Bruce has filled hard drives with, but a respectable hour of radio nonetheless, hosted by your humble co-host while Bruce was away on doubtlessly critical business. If you like you can give the episode another listen as digital audio, courtesy of the Internet Archive.  Here’s its playlist: 

* Andy Fielding – Accordion Noir theme – Accordion Noir (2010) – Vancouver, BC, Canada – recorded special just for our show!
* Yale Strome & Hot Pstromi – Szol a Kakos Mar (Hungary) – Borsht With Bread, Brothers (2007) – Peter Stan, acc. (Slavic Soul Party)
* Mathilde Santing (after Randy Newman) – Guilty – Texas Girl & Pretty Boy
(1993)
* John Prine – Sam Stone – Souvenirs (2000)
* Tarran the Tailor – The Salt – https://tarran.bandcamp.com/album/the-salt
* StringBand – Kopek
* Bob Bossin (after Maria Dunn) – We were Good People – The Roses on Annie’s Table (2005)
* Lisa Ornstein, Normand Miron, and André Marchand – Le Vieux Garçon; Le Reel Des Siamois – Le Bruit court dans la ville (2009)
* Levon Helm – Stuff You Gotta Watch – Electric Dirt (2009)
* Martha Wainwright (after Leonard Cohen) – The Traitor
* Ewan MacColl And Peggy Seeger – Ladybird – Kilroy was Here (1980) – UK
* Ewan MacColl – Old Bob Riddley – Bold Sportsmen All (1958) – (that’s a harmonica!)
* Johnny Cash (with Sheryl Crow squeezing!) – Wayfaring Stranger – American III: Solitary Man (2000)
* Story – Sparrow’s Song
* Kate & Anna McGarrigle – Allez-Vous-En – The McGarrigle Hour (1998)

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 2022-08-03: August(i)ly in August

August 4, 2022
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Herman Kolgen, “Urban Wind

As is often the case, I don’t perceive an underlying theme to our episode broadcast last night over CFRO Co-Op Community Radio: it’s what I like to gloss over as our standard melange of music in a wide variety of styles performed on different kinds of squeezeboxes, all over the planet! That tired old cliche!  Fortunately, it’s an excellent generic template to follow for listeners, always mixing things up within our program’s seemingly-narrow yet surprisingly-expansive theme. Anyway, there you have it. If your Apple or Android (or plain old RSS) podcast subscriptions (strongly recommended!) haven’t alerted you to the episode’s availability yet, you can enjoy it as digital audio courtesy of the Internet Archive. Here’s its playlist:

AccNoir–2022-08-03, Augustly in August

Donate to support folks in Ukraine:
https://www.razomforukraine.org//donate/

*  ‟Vancouver Tenants Union PSA” (worth being part of) – https://www.vancouvertenantsunion.ca
* ‟The Many Voices of Accordion Noir, PRA 100.5 FM” – tune “Boyd’s Cove Singles” – The Dardanelles (2009) – Newfoundland, Canada – http://thedardanelles.com/
https://thedards.bandcamp.com/releases
* JeanLuc Nest – ‟Exploring With Reeds” – single (2022) – France – https://jeanlucnest.bandcamp.com
* The Kubasonics – ‟Kalyna” – Kubasongs (2022) – St. John’s, Newfoundland, Canada / Ukraine – http://www.kubasonics.com/https://kubasonics.bandcamp.com Brian Cherwick, acc.
* Gogol Bordello – ‟Focus Coin (Album preview track)” – SOLIDARITINE (2022) – New York / Ukraine – Visit https://gogolbordello.bandcamp.com
* Revelation – ‟Kalinka” – Voices from Ukraine (1996) – Ukraine – I don’t know where we got this record or much about it, but a few details are here: https://www.muziekweb.nl/en/Link/DFX0300/Revelation-Voices-from-Ukraine
* The Bad Things – ‟Daybreak” – It’ll All Be Over Soon (2008) – Seattle, Washington, USA – http://www.thebadthings.com/
* Marc Berthoumieux – ‟Ostinato” – Le Bal des Mondes (2018) – Paris, France – https://www.marcberthoumieux.com/https://marcberthoumieux.bandcamp.com/music
* Allison Lupton – ‟Away” – Words Of Love (2019) – Ontario, Canada – https://allisonlupton.com  Richard Arrowsmith, melodeon
* Eloise & Co. – ‟Contredanse Elégance / Peridot Ring” – More, Please! (2018) – Pennsylvania, USA – www.RachelBellMusic.com
* Cris Cuddy – ‟Drive-Thru Daiquiri Bar” – The Best Kept Secret (2014) – Ontario, Canada – www.crisccuddy.com  Steve Conn, acc.
* Eddi Reader – ‟Peacetime” – Peacetime (2007) – Glasgow, Scotland – EddieReader.com  Alan Kelly, acc.
* Bostich + Fussible (Nortec Collective) – ‟Akai 47 (Music Video)” – Tijuana Sound Machine (2008) – Tijuana, México – http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ToA10mNrmuIhttps://norteccollective.bandcamp.com
* Matilde Politi – ‟Semu Ancili” – Folk Songs From Sicily (2009) – Sicily –
* Pablo Aslan Quintet – ‟La Calle 92” – Piazzolla in Brooklyn (2011) – Argentina / USA – http://www.pabloaslan.com/
https://jazzhistoryonline.com/piazzolla-in-brooklyn/
* Camarão – ‟Fim De Festa” – The imaginary Soundtrack to a Brazilian Western Movie 1964 – 1974 (2018) – Brejo da Madrew de Deus, Pernambuco, Brasil – http://analogafrica.bandcamp.com

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 2012-08-01: Papa-Rowan’s Return

August 2, 2022
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Thanks again to Sam for the original art!

Accordion Noir co-host / street team hype man Rowan here.  My eldest daughter just turned ten years old, which means that ten years ago in Accordion Noir broadcasting… I was taking some time off from community radio to perfect my diaper-changing technique.  (On one occasion, I actually rushed to the radio station with my newborn in a car seat to hold down an episode of the Friday Sound Resistance program, reasoning that even if the baby spent the whole time wailing, we could keep the mics off and just sneak in station IDs when she was reloading and sneaking a breath.  For the record, the baby snoozed blissfully through the entire program.  Maybe we should have done it more often!)  Following a month off, it seems I returned to the studio here, in episode 296 of our weekly program on CFRO Co-Op Community Radio.  I don’t believe that any of the programming in this episode reflects my new parental status, but I think my impish musical tastes do return to inform our selections a bit.  If you like, you can enjoy listening to it again as digital audio via the Internet Archive.  Here’s its playlist:

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* Attwenger – Muamen – Sun (2002) – Linz, Austria – http://www.attwenger.at/

* Antti Paalanen – Breathe – Breathbox (2011) – Finland – http://www.anttipaalanen.com

* Dj NoNo – Just Lose The Accordion (Eminem vs Myron Floren) – (0) – http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qJZzkAtJqKY

* Iva Nova – The Moon Has Risen – Iva Nova (2003) – St. Petersburg, Russia – http://www.iva-nova.ru/

* Zeellia – Come Ivan – Willow Bridge (2004) – Vancouver, BC, Canada – http://www.zeellia.com

* Babsley – Tango – Yeldyrina Sloboda (2001) – St. Petersburg, Russia – http://www.iva-nova.ru/

* Fie Schouten – Exercise No. 3 – Spielzeug (2009) –

* Vladimir Sidorov – Concerto d’Aranguez, 2ieme Mouvement – Boite a Musique (2006) – Russia / Montreal, Quebec, Canada – http://www.vladimirsidorov.com/index_en.html

* Reveillons! – C’ Pas Des Menteries – Malbrough N’est Pas Mort (2008) – MontrŽal, QuŽbec, Canada – http://www.reveilions.qc.ca

* Babsley / ?a?c?e? – Pro ljubov’ v odno slovo – ?? ?? For You? (2005) – St. Petersburg, Russia – http://www.iva-nova.ru/

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 2022-07-27: with a Memorial for Galyna Oleksiv

July 27, 2022
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Frederic Deschamps from the Confédération Mondiale d’Accordéon posted this week about accordionist Galyna Oleksiv, who was killed on July 14, 2022 by a Russian missile in Ukraine.

The folks at B&B Project (Ukraine’s well known Bayan and Bandura duo) posted about raising funds for her son, dreadfully injured when his mother was killed.

Translation: Accordionist Galyna Oleksiv died during a rocket attack in Vinnytsia, and her son Roma is now in a serious condition in the hospital. We are asking everyone who cares to help save the boy. Yaroslav’s card (Galyna’s husband): 4149 4993 9447 6442 (euro) jaoleksiv@ukr.net (PayPal)

The message below about the CMA (Confederation Mondiale de l’Accordéon) standing with Ukraine is painfully worth reading. Galyna’s husband Yarosav was on the committee organizing how the CMA would work with Russian artists during the war. Just terrible.

Position of the CMA in relation to the Ukrainian Situation and the participation of Russian artists

From day one of the war, the CMA has been publicly against Russian attacks in Ukraine.

However, from day one of the war, the CMA believed that we should not mix art and politics, and that an outright boycott of Russian CMA candidates would be unfair to Russian candidates. We thought that Russians in general and Russian Accordion Artists in particular would also be against Putin’s actions in Ukraine, and in solidarity with their Ukrainian neighbors.

Unfortunately, after a few weeks, some renowned Russian artistic personalities from the Accordion world have publicly taken a stand against Ukraine with totally unacceptable comments.

The CMA therefore had to react and feel we need to take sanctions against Russia. To do nothing, to say nothing would have been just unthinkable!

Since March, the CMA in close relation with its Ukrainian delegates (Igor Sayenko, Andryi Dushnyi and Yaroslav Oleksiv), has tried to find the fairest way to take a sanction against Russia.

First of all, we had thought of accepting Russian candidates but in a neutral way. This solution, which had been applied during the last Olympic Games in Beijing, had changed absolutely nothing, and in no way represented a sanction.

We had finally recently, in agreement with the Ukrainian Delegates, accepted the idea of not boycotting Russian artists, but of imposing that on each video of each candidate from all countries of the world, be written: CMA STAND FOR UKRAINE – STOP THE RUSSIAN WAR IN UKRAINE.

On July 13, this position was finally accepted during a meeting with our Ukrainian Delegate Yaroslav Oleksiv. The following July 14, his wife Galyna Oleksi was assassinated by rocket fire sent by the Russian army during the airstrike on Vinnytsia (western Ukraine). Their son Romčik was also affected and is currently in intensive care in hospital.

The CMA has done its best from the beginning to try to find the most diplomatic solution to protect Ukrainian Artists, and tried to give the chance to Russian artists who were against the war against Ukraine, to also be able to participate in the CMA activities.

But today, the CMA is in Mourning! More than ever, the CMA STAND for UKRAINE!

Galyna’s Death Tragedy leaves no room for any diplomacy, and we have decided to boycott Russian artists in general, out of respect for the Ukrainian people.
All candidates and Delegates from Ukraine will not be required to pay any inscription or delegation fees.

CMA Board: Frederic Deschamps, Raymond Bodell, Anna Bodell.

See the original FB Post from the CMA

I recommend following Frederic Deschamps for updates on Galyna Oleksiv’s son and family. 

These events have informed some of the programming of tonight’s episode of CFRO Co-Op Community Radio’s weekly hour-long Accordion Noir radio broadcast. If your Apple or Android (or plain old RSS) podcast subscriptions (strongly recommended!) haven’t alerted you to the episode’s availability yet, you can listen to tonight’s broadcast as digital audio courtesy of the Internet Archive. Here’s tonight’s Accordion Noir Playlist:

*  Support the Vancouver Tenants Union – https://www.vancouvertenantsunion.ca
* ‟The Many Voices of Accordion Noir, PRA 100.5 FM” – tune “Boyd’s Cove Singles” – The Dardanelles (2009) – Newfoundland, Canada – http://thedardanelles.com/ 
https://thedards.bandcamp.com/releases
* Brivele – ‟Zumertsayt” – Cradle Songs, Grave Songs (2021) – Seattle, Washington State, USA – http://brivele.com/  https://brivele.bandcamp.com Stefanie Brandler, acc
* Jackie Oates – ‟Roobarb and Custard” – Gracious Wings (2022) – Wallingford, UK – www.jackieoates.co.uk https://jackieoates.bandcamp.com/album/gracious-wings-2 Mike Cosgrave, piano acc.
* The Dreadnoughts – ‟Vicki’s Polka” – Roll and Go (2022) – Vancouver, BC, Canada – http://www.thedreadnoughts.com/ https://thedreadnoughts.bandcamp.com

* Topette!! – ‟Polka Know / Dixie’s / Halling från Härjedalen efter Per Myhr” – Bourdon (2022) – UK / France – https://www.topette.co.uk https://topette.bandcamp.com Andy Cutting, Diatonic acc and melodeon
* Wellington Sea Shanty Society – ‟A Sailor Needs a Boat (single)” – Sea Shanties of the 70s, 80s & Today! (2022) – Wellington, New Zealand – https://wellingtonseashantysociety.com
* PIQSIQ & VILDÁ – ‟Ovddos / Hivumuuniq” – Ovddos / Hivumuuniq (2021) – Nunavut & Yellowknife, Northwest Territories, Canada / Finland – https://piqsiq.bandcamp.com
https://www.piqsiq.com/
https://nikamowin.com/en/artist/vilda
* Maria Kalaniemi – ‟Vilda Rosor” – Vilda Rosor (2010) – Finland – http://www.aitorecords.com  http://www.mariakalaniemi.com/
* Michael Alpert & Julian Kytasty  – ‟Nukh Havdule” – Rusishe krigshif, shif zikh in dr’erd -Jewish Voices Condemn russia’s War Against Ukraine, Vol.1 (2022) –  – https://artdopomoga.com/music/
* ‟Romance for you (to my wife Halyna Oleksiv)” – by Yaroslav Oleksiv (performed by 35 international accordionists) –  International Tribute to Galyna Oleksiv (wife of Yaroslav Oleksiv) who was murdered in Vinnytsya (Ukraine) on 14.07.2022 after a Russian terrorist missile strike. (2022) – https://www.facebook.com/frederic.deschamps.12/videos/469353428353451

* Katzen Kapell – ‟Familjen” – Si Tu Veux (2007) – Sweden – https://katzenkapell.bandcamp.com/  Catharina Backman, acc
* The Kubasonics – ‟Arkan” – Kubasongs (2022) – St. John’s, Newfoundland, Canada / Ukraine – http://www.kubasonics.com/ https://kubasonics.bandcamp.com Brian Cherwick, acc.
* Tamarack Cunningham – ‟Emulsifier” – Frequency Modulation (2022) – Edmonton, Alberta  Canada – https://tamarackcunningham.bandcamp.com https://tamarackcunningham.com/
* Pietro Roffi – ‟ Nocturne” – 1999 (2019) – Valmontone, Italy – www.pietroroffimusic.com

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

Accordion Noir radio playlist 2012-07-25

July 25, 2022
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From ten years ago, here’s episode 295 of CFRO Co-Op Community Radio’s weekly hour-long Accordion Noir radio broadcast.  A decade down the line, we have very little supporting information to share about this installment of our long-running series — no information about the motivation behind the musical selections or their particular context.  That said, what you get is always our gold standard of a heady melange of different styles of music performed by different instruments in the free-reed aerophone, as practiced regionally in different parts of the world.  Even the everyday and ordinary for us is still a whirlwind tour of the globe!  Maybe no further context is necessary, can’t the music stand on its own?  We like to think that it can.  (Possibly with the assistance of a music stand for the sheet music, and perhaps a more substantial stand for the Cordovox users.)  You can enjoy listening to this historical recording as digital audio courtesy of the Internet Archive.  Here’s its playlist:

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Gus Viseur – Rosetta
Andy Fielding – Accordion Noir theme song
Bob Dylan – Beyond Here Lies Nothin’
Rory O’Connor – Sky Suite, Mov. 1
Dusminguet – Sopeton
Jessica Lurie – Circus Rain
The Malarkeys – Time Machine
Bučan Bučan – “Playin’ That Stuff”
The Wallets – Because You’re Mine
The English Country Blues Band – Handsome Johnny
MewithoutYou – In A Sweater Poorly Knit
Tarkin – Chasse Aux Perdreux
TheCapeMay – Old and Early Numbers
Misty River – Star of the County Down / Road to Lisdoonvarna…

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 Crimes episode #2 – Nathan Moore – ThaMuseMent

July 18, 2022
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Earlier this year, we came up with an interesting idea — of covering for gaps in our back catalogue by celebrating the run of Mike Danner’s earlier, defunct and extinguished Portland, Oregon-based “Accordion Crimes” podcast, that we had kept mirrors of “just in case.” Since warming you all up to the idea, we’ve only gotten around to sharing one single episode from its brief run, but there are more. We’ve got a gap in the target area of our archives this week, so it makes for an excellent excuse to share with you the second episode of Mike Danner’s Acccordion Crimes podcast, featuring the music of Nathan Moore (who appears to be still at it as of 2022!) From way back in 2004 — 18 years ago! (two years prior to our launch) — you can listen to it here, courtesy of the Internet Archive.

Accordion Crimes Radio [was] a web-based music show hosted by the singing and accordion-playing Mike Danner. With each episode Mike sits down with a different guest; they record a batch of songs, have a chat, and invite you to listen in on the fun.

Nathan Moore

2 – Nathan Moore – thamusement

Nathan Moore is a deeply talented and prolific songwriter and a genuine modern troubadour. As co-founder of the unique gypsy/folk/jam band ThaMuseMeant, he has criss-crossed this country countless times earning praise for the band’s lively shows as well as for their 10 released albums. As a solo artist, he has put out 9 additional records and can boast a catalog of over a thousand original songs. These here are from an episode of Accordion Crimes Radio, where he and accordionist Mike Danner play a collection from his oeuvre; some brand new, and others his fans will recognize. Don’t miss these!

Accordion Noir radio playlist 2022-07-13: Festive Vancouver International Folk

July 14, 2022
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Photo by @neogeo.marc from Vildá’s last visit to the West Coast, during their performance at Victoria’s International Accordion and Tango Festival.

The theme of last night’s hour-long episode of CFRO Co-Op Community Radio’s weekly Accordion Noir broadcast is a look at the squeezy offerings at this year’s Vancouver International Folk Music Festival, a longstanding tradition that has taken the last couple of years off for pandemic-related reasons.  It features many acts that often feature squeezebox, but relatively few who are guaranteed to be serving it up this particular weekend. Specifically, patrons need to keep their ears open for our friends in Finland’s Vildá, who headlined our 2019 Accordion Noir Festival three years ago in their Vancouver debut. (If you are sufficiently taken by them, you may want to go look up their guest appearance on our radio program!) If your Apple or Android (or plain old RSS) podcast subscriptions (strongly recommended!) haven’t alerted you to the episode’s availability yet, you can enjoy it as digital audio courtesy of the beleaguered Internet Archive. Here’s its playlist:

There may only be one accordion at the Folk Fest this year, so make sure you say “Hi!” to Hildá and Viivi of Vildá!

Vildá
https://thefestival.bc.ca/artists/vilda/
Friday 3:50pm South Stage (feature show)
Saturday 2:55pm West Stage, The Power of Three with SINNOI, Witch Prophet (This should be Excellent!)

Just saw this video Vildá made in Chile. Be funny if they knew the Chilean guests at the Folk Fest, Golosa La Orquesta.
Eymün weke che (en mapudungún) – Ensamble Transatlántico de Folk Chileno (feat. VILDÁ)

Golosa La Orquesta (Chile) May have a squeezebox on stage (if we’re lucky).
https://thefestival.bc.ca/artists/golosa-la-orquesta/
Friday 4:30pm West Stage (feature show)
Saturday 4:15pm West Stage, Five Alarm Glo w/ Five Alarm Funk

Lache Cercel’s Roma Jazz is ensemble, likely 🪗 band #3?
https://thefestival.bc.ca/artists/lache-cercel-roma-jazz/
Saturday 1:35pm West Stage, Swing Time with Christine Tassan (This jam should be something, if there’s squeezebox especially!)
Sunday 3:05pm South Stage, (Lache Cercel’s feature show)

Playlist:

* ‟The Many Voices of Accordion Noir, PRA 100.5 FM” – tune “Boyd’s Cove Singles” – The Dardanelles (2009) – Newfoundland, Canada – http://thedardanelles.com/
https://thedards.bandcamp.com/releases
* Gogol Bordello, ft. Oleksandra Zaritska of KAZKA and Serhiy Zhadan – ‟Forces of Victory” – (Single) (2022) – New York / Ukraine – https://gogolbordello.bandcamp.com More ways to support the people of Ukraine: http://www.gogolbordello.com/
* Vilda – ‟Skállovárri” – Vildaluodda (2019) – Finland – www.bafesfactory.fi/vilda  Watch Vildá’s videos! http://www.saurabooking.com/en/artist/vilda/
* Golosa La Orquesta – ‟Milonga del poder” – Sobre La Ciudad (2018) – Chile – https://www.facebook.com/golosalaorquestaweb/

* Lache Cercel & The Roma Swing Ensemble – ‟Mood Roma” – Muzika Konkordo (2006) – Vancouver, BC, Canada / Albania –  www.lachecercel.com  Ben Meti, acc.
* Po’ Girl – ‟Bloom” – Deer In The Night (2009) – “All over Canada” – https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Po%27_Girlhttps://allisonrussellmusic.com
* Trio Martin Bellemare – ‟Chez Roberto” – Appellation Musette Nouveau (2017) – Montreal, Quebec, Canada – http://martinbellemare.com/https://triomartinbellemare.bandcamp.com Martin Bellemare, acc; Christine Tassan, gtr; Greg Buckles, bass
* Vilda – ‟Beaivvi mánát” – Vildaluodda (2019) – Finland – www.bafesfactory.fi/vilda  Watch Vildá’s videos! http://www.saurabooking.com/en/artist/vilda/
* The New Pornographers – ‟The Spirit Of Giving” – Challengers (2007) – Vancouver, BC, Canada – A.C. Newman or someone plays “Bass Melodion” and/or accordion? https://www.thenewpornographers.com
* The Be Good Tanyas – ‟Light Enough To Travel” – Blue Horse (2001) – Canada – https://www.frazeyford.com http://begoodtanyas.com (Mentioned accordion in Geoff Berner’s lyrics) http://www.geoffberner.com 
* Trio Martin Bellemare – ‟Balade d’été” – Appellation Musette Nouveau (2017) – Montreal, Quebec, Canada – http://martinbellemare.com/https://triomartinbellemare.bandcamp.com Martin Bellemare, acc; Christine Tassan, gtr; Greg Buckles, bass
* Vilda – ‟Haavoittuvaisille” – Vildaluodda (2019) – Finland – www.bafesfactory.fi/vilda  Watch Vildá’s videos! http://www.saurabooking.com/en/artist/vilda/
* Ti-Coca – ‟Twa fey” – Musica Negra In The Americas [Compilation, Network Records, 2000] – Haiti – Allen Juste, acc. https://lakoumizik.bandcamp.com/track/refleksyon

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!

PS. Anybody catch where I announce I’d be playing Sonny Landreth, because I mistook him for the Bros. Landreth, who are playing the Festival? Oops. Sonny L. used to back up Clifton Chenier, and has recorded with accordionists like Steve Conn many times in his long career. The Bros Landreth don’t seem to have been so lucky, yet. Upcoming weeks we will feature some great Sonny Landreth tracks, and if the Bros. pick up an accordion let us know.

Accordion Noir radio playlist 2012-06-27: Alice Hall day

July 10, 2022
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From ten years ago, here’s episode 291 of CFRO Co-Op Community Radio’s weekly hour-long Accordion Noir broadcast.  (July 2022: Bruce did program, record and upload this week’s episode — but some wires were crossed and last week’s was aired instead.  If you’re subscribed, it will be getting to you!)  The topic of this historical recording was the criminally under-recorded jazz accordion whiz Alice Hall, and Bruce took the opportunity to make it a little summertime slice of our regular March IWD programming, with an episode featuring a powerhouse slate of kick-ass women accordionists.  You can enjoy listening to it once more as digital audio courtesy of the Internet Archive.  Here’s its playlist: 

AccNoir-2012-06-27, Alice Hall Day

* First Aid Kit – King Of The World – The Lion’s Roar (2012) – Stockholm, Sweden – http://www.thisisfirstaidkit.com

* Alice Hall Trio (1949/50) – Just You Just Me – The Alice Hall Sound: Trio, Quartet, and Live Performance. (1949) – We called this “The Party Tape” while searching for it for six years.

* Kate & Anna McGarrigle – La Porte En Arriere – The McGarrigle Hour (1998) – Quebec, Canada – http://www.McGarrigles.com

* Lullaby Baxter Trio – Hopscotch (LP Version) – Capable Egg (2000) – MontrŽal, QuŽbec, Canada – http://www.lullabybaxter.com/ Rob Burger, acc.

* Quinn & Qristina Bachand – Loch Mountain / Yellow Tinker / The Girl Who Broke My Heart – Family (2011) – Victoria, British Columbia, Canada – (Adrian Dolan, acc) http://www.qbachand.com

* IVA NOVA – The White Half-moon (The Wife?) – Iva Nova (2003) – Saint-Petersburg, Russian Federation – http://www.iva-nova.ru/

* Maray Fuego – Stopping Time With Magic Socks – Squeezebox (2011) – “Rambler,” USA – http://marayfuego.com/

* Miss Murgatroid – Used To – Through Alien Empires (1997) – Portland, Oregon, USA – http://www.missmurgatroid.com/ recorded 1995

* Eva Ybarra Y Su Conjunto – A Mi Querido Austin – Romance Inolvidable (0) –

* Wendy McNeill – Wendy McNeill Stinger (agnostic) – Vancouver Folk Festival 2011 Interviews (2011) – Canada, Sweden –

* Wendy McNeill – Our Time – For the Wolf, a Good Meal (Master 2) (2011) – Canada, Sweden – http://www.wendymcneill.com/

* Hardin Burns – Underbelly Blues – Lounge (2012) – Ithaca, New York, USA – http://www.hardinburns.com

* Viola Turpeinen – Soittajan Polkka – Viola Turpeinen – American hanuriprinsessa – Vol. 1 – 1928-1929 (0) – Champion, Michigan, USA / Finland –

* Johanna Juhola – Lintuvaaran uneton (Sleepless in Lintuvaara) – Miette (2006) – Helsinki, Finland – http://www.johannajuhola.net/

* Alice Hall Trio (1949/50) – Caravan – The Alice Hall Sound: Trio, Quartet, and Live Performance. (1949) – We called this “The Party Tape” while searching for it for six years.

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 (coming up this week at the new Spartacus Books location on Commercial Drive!) Cheers & squeeze on!

Accordion Noir radio playlist 2012-06-20: Buster Moten in 1929

July 3, 2022
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From ten years ago, here’s episode 290 of CFRO Co-Op Radio’s weekly hour-long all-accordion, alt-accordion Accordion Noir broadcast.  A cursory glance at its contents suggests that it has an early jazz theme, except where it does not.  (That should cover just about all eventualities!)  You can enjoy listening to it as digital audio courtesy of the Internet Archive.  Here’s its playlist: 

AccNoir-2012-06-20, Buster Moten in 1929

* Bennie Moten’s Kansas City Orchestra – Moten’s Blues – Squeeze Me 1: 1929-40 Accordion Joe (The Jazz and Swing Accordion Story) (1929) – http://www.proper-records.co.uk/artists.php?action=alview&alid=2011

* Bennie Moten’s Kansas City Orchestra – Let’s Get It – Squeeze Me 1: 1929-40 Accordion Joe (The Jazz and Swing Accordion Story) (1929) – http://www.proper-records.co.uk/artists.php?action=alview&alid=2011

* Columbus Fruge – Saut Crapaud (Jump Frog) – Squeeze Play-World Accordion (1929) – Memphis, Tennesee, USA – http://www.rounderstore.com/ product.asp?P=1166110902 (this is on the Harry Smith Anthology of American Folk Music)

* Flanagan Brothers – The Rights Of Man / Exhibition Hornpipe – Global Accordion – Early Recordings (1929) – County Waterford, Ireland / New York City, USA – http://www.wergo.de (Irish banjo record artist Mike and his brother Joe on acc.)

* “Eskimo Pie Orchestra” Jean Goldkette Orchestra (under the direction of Harold Stokes) – “Eskimo Pie Orchestra” intro – OTR (Old Time Radio) (1929) – Chicago, Illinois, USA – Encoded by BixVenuti – 07/18/2002 http://www.claxtonola.com/otr/bryanotrmp3.html Harold Stokes, accordion?

* “Eskimo Pie Orchestra” Jean Goldkette Orchestra (under the direction of Harold Stokes) – Hi Ho Everybody, Hi Ho – OTR (Old Time Radio) (1929) – Chicago, Illinois, USA – Encoded by BixVenuti – 07/18/2002 http://www.claxtonola.com/otr/bryanotrmp3.html Harold Stokes, accordion?

* Jean Goldkette and His Orchestra – Birmingham Bertha – Victor 22077-B disc. Recorded in Chicago on July 27, 1929 (1929) – Chicago, Illinois, USA – http://www.ksanti.net/free-reed/essays/bergquistcornell.html http://www.vjm.biz/159%20goldkette.pdf

* Caesare Pezzolo – Viva La Giga – Global Accordion – Early Recordings (1929) – Italy –

* Los Borinque–os – Caridad – Global Accordion – Early Recordings (1929) – Puerto Rico –

* AmŽdŽ Ardoin and Dennis McGee – Two Step de Prairie Solieau – Mama, I’ll Be Long Gone: The Complete Recordings of Amede Ardoin, 1929 – 1934 (1929) – Louisiana, USA – http://www.TompkinsSquare.com “…an adaption of a jurŽ, a Lenten Creole music.” Jared Snyder, “Garde ici et garde la-bas” (2012)

* Guidry Brothers – La Valse De Marriage – American Yodeling 1911 – 1946 (1929) –

* Delin T Guillory & Lewis Lafleur – Ma Petite Blonde (My Little Blonde) – Cajun – Rare & Authentic: 1929 – 1934 (1929) –

* The Bowman Sisters – Old Lonesome Blues – from Kevin Coffey’s collection (1929) – Tennessee, USA – Fran Trappe, acc. http://www.allmusic.com/artist/bowman-sisters-p526487/biography

* Marceau – Ca Gaze – Accordeon 1913-1941 (Disc 1) (1929) – http://www.fremeaux.com/

* Tezraf Latour, accordŽon avec – Reel de Hull = Hull reel – (1929) – MontrŽal, QuŽbec, Canada – © http://www.nlc-bnc.ca

* Papatzis-Tsakiris – Syrtos Politikos – Global Accordion – Early Recordings (1929) – Turkey –

* Georg WeinschŸtz – ‘s Loisachtal – Global Accordion – Early Recordings (1929) – Bavaria, Germany –

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 2022-06-29: We’ll See, Won’t We?

June 30, 2022
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There’s, er, a lot going on in the world right now.  So much so, that I don’t know if it would be a reasonable expectation for Bruce to be able to reflect it in his chosen medium of “curation of free-reed music”. Consequently, from the looks of things, the lineup of songs in last night’s episode of CFRO Co-Op Community Radio’s weekly hour-long Accordion Noir broadcast don’t appear to be strongly tied to current events… but regardless, it’s a great mix of different accordion music styles representing different traditions and genres from different parts of the world, our baseline fallback theme. If your Apple or Android (or plain old RSS) podcast subscriptions (strongly recommended!) haven’t alerted you to the episode’s availability yet, you can enjoy it as digial audio courtesy of the Internet Archive. Here’s its playlist:

AccNoir–2022-06-29, We’ll See, Won’t We?

* Vancouver Tenants Union is doing good work: https://www.vancouvertenantsunion.ca
* ‟The Many Voices of Accordion Noir, PRA 100.5 FM” – Newfoundland, Canada – tune “Boyd’s Cove Singles” – The Dardanelles (2009) – Newfoundland, Canada – http://thedardanelles.com/
https://thedards.bandcamp.com/releases
* Figgy Duff – ‟Now I’m 64” – Figgy Duff (1980) – St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada – http://www.ambermusic.ca/artist_figgyduff.htm
* The Dreadnoughts – ‟Scrumpy-O” – Roll and Go (2022) – Vancouver, BC, Canada – http://www.thedreadnoughts.com/https://thedreadnoughts.bandcamp.com
* The Dreadnoughts – ‟Vicki’s Polka” – Roll and Go (2022) – Vancouver, BC, Canada – http://www.thedreadnoughts.com/https://thedreadnoughts.bandcamp.com
* Black Anemone – ‟Templehouse Session” – Chasing The Sun (2020) – Sweden – https://blackanemone.bandcamp.com
* Des Oliver (composer); Mingyuan Ruan, Accordion – ‟Iconoclast (2020)” – (Released 2022) – UK – http://desoliver.com/https://www.mingyuanruan.com/

* Alec K. Redfearn And The Eyesores – ‟Queen of the Wires” – The Blind Spot (2007) – Providence, Rhode Island, USA  (Home of HP Lovecraft!)  – http://www.aleckredfearn.com/information.html
* La Strada – ‟Where You Want To Go” – New Home (2010) – Brooklyn, New York, USA – https://lastradaband.bandcamp.com/album/new-home-2
* Susan Hwang – ‟If This Isn’t Nice” – Accordion Babes 2021 Pin-up Calendar CD (2021) – New York City, New York State, USA – https://accordionpinupcalendar.com/www.susanhwanglalala.com
* Amsterdam Klezmer Band – ‟101 Klezmer” – Rusishe krigshif, shif zikh in dr’erd -Jewish Voices Condemn russia’s War Against Ukraine, Vol.1 (2022) – Amsterdam, the Netherlands – Support the people of Ukraine and grab this music compilation: https://artdopomoga.com/music/
* Cormac Begley – ‟Cad É Sin Don Té Sin / John Brosnan’s Reel (Air & Reel)” – “B” (2022) – West-Kerry, Ireland – www.cormacbegley.comhttps://cormacbegley.bandcamp.com The first bass-concertina record ever.
* Granny’s Attic – ‟Considerate Birders” – The Brickfields (2021) – Worcester, UK – www.grannysattic.org.uk Cohen Braithwaite-Kilcoyne, Anglo Concertina/Melodeon
https://grannysattic.bandcamp.com/
* Ladytron – ‟Runaway” – Best of 00-10 (2011) – UK – https://www.ladytron.com

Mira Aroyo from Ladytron played accordion as a child. Not sure she has used it in her recordings, but it does appear stylishly in this video 🪗🦓

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!