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Accordion Noir radio playlist 2020-07-08: Half-Way Empty

July 8, 2020
AccNoir 2020-07-08

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Please find attached all the information pertaining to this week’s episode of CFRO Co-Op Community Radio’s “Accordion Noir” radio broadcast, our typical heady mix of alt-accordion music in all styles from every corner of the globe!  If you haven’t already been notified by your Apple or Android podcast subscription, you can listen to it as digital audio right here.  Here’s its playlist:

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(Feels like a particularly good episode. Great breadth of tunes and emotional impact.)

* Bindlestiff Family Cirkus – Bindlestiff Quarantine Theme – Bindlestiff Open Stage Quarantine Edition (2020) – New York, New York, USA – http://bindlestiff.org http://www.peterbufano.com (with Sxip Shirey!)
* Sveta Kundish & Daniel Kahn – Mentshn-Fresser (1916 Yiddish Pandemic Ballad) – (2020) – – http://www.paintedbird.net https://youtu.be/RaYmQNgCtnQ Patrick Farrell: Acc. (video at https://youtu.be/RaYmQNgCtnQ)
* Guy Klucevsek – Mary Jane Leach – Guy De Polka – Guy Klucevsek: Polka from the Fringe (2012) – New York State, USA – http://starkland.bandcamp.com
* Mairearad Green and Mike Vass – Hail – A Day A Month (2017) – Ullapool, Scotland – http://mairearadgreen.bandcamp.com
* Milos Katanic – Memories Are Not Enough – Maggots & Other Chamber Music of Gene Pritsker (2020) – New York City, New York State, USA – http://www.genepritsker.com
* Tony Cedras – Yakal Nkomo (The Bull) – Love Letter to Cape Town (2015) – South Africa – https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tony_Cedras http://www.zurichsessions.com/featured-artists/tony-cedras/
* Kalle Moberg – Wish Upon A Satellite – The Tokyo Sessions Volume 1: Unheard-of (2020) – Oslo, Norway – http://kamorecords.bandcamp.com (All acoustic, no overdubs, solo, equal-temperament accordion)
* Geoff Berner – The Rich Will Move to the High Ground (Klezmer Dirge version) – Geoff Berner Live at Or Shalom, 2020-05-10 (2020) – Vancouver, BC, Canada – http://www.geoffberner.com (Geoff’s first show in 3 months, July 10 in Chilliwack, BC!)
* Zöllner-Roche-Duo & Juan Sebastián Lach – Heather & Juan Sebastián – Zöllner-Roche-Duo & Juan Sebastián Lach LIVE in Mexico (2020) – London, UK – http://zoellner-roche-duo.bandcamp.com

I mentioned Denny Kremblas’ accordion teaching posters. They’re up at SqueezeAndThanks.com

(And Rowan will want viewers to know that he’s performing an hour-long streaming video set as part of this week’s “Accordion Fridays” program, presented by the Accordion Babes of pin-up calendar fame, starting at 6 pm PST.)

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 (attempt #2 at MacLean Park this Thursday evening!) Cheers & squeeze on!

Accordion Noir radio playlist 2010-06-30: Canada Day starring Salmon Avalanche as Katheryn Petersen

July 6, 2020

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From ten years ago, here’s episode 185 of CFRO Co-Op Radio’s weekly Accordion Noir radio program, featuring a live guest appearance from experimental accordionist Salmon Avalanche aka Katheryn Petersen, one year before she took on the inspired folly of taking on administration of our Accordion Noir Festival for a brilliant, and now concluded, run.  At its original online home it achieved some 7761 listens, and future generations (heck, present ones, too!) can continue to enjoy listening to it as streaming audio courtesy of the Internet Archive.  Here’s the episode’s playlist:

AccNoir-2010-06-30, with Salmon-Avalanche starring as Katheryn Petersen

* Artist – Song – Album (year) – Where are they from? – Contact info if we’ve got it.
* Elly Kelly – Bonus Track: Kitchen Party recorded live – Home Sweet Home (2008) – New Brunswick, Canada – http://www.ellykellymusic.com/home.html
* Andy Fielding – Accordion Noir theme (long version, 2:30) – Accordion Noir (2010) – Vancouver, BC, Canada – recorded special just for our show! More, http://www.andyfielding.com/temp/visigoth.pdf
* Katheryn Petersen – Live on Accordion Noir! – Blue in Green
* Geoff Berner With Diona Davies And Wayne Adams – Can’t Stay Dry – The Wedding Dance Of The Widow Bride (2007) – Vancouver, BC, Canada – http://www.geoffberner.com/index.htm
* Katheryn Petersen – Live on Accordion Noir! – I Love You
* Katheryn Petersen – Live on Accordion Noir! – Estate
* Saul Bergson – Forbidden Sand – Not Here, Not Now (2002) – Vancouver, BC, Canada
* Katheryn Petersen – Live on Accordion Noir! – Paris Skies
* Katheryn Petersen – Live on Accordion Noir! – I’m Coming Virginia
* Jenny Omnichord – And We Got Older – All Our Little Bones (2010) – Guelph, Ontario, Canada – http://www.myspace.com/jennyomnichord
* Enoch Kent – The Butcher Boy – One More Round (2008) – Glasgow, Scotland / Ontario, Canada – http://www.enochkent.ca/
* Katheryn Petersen – Live on Accordion Noir! – Soyle
* Daniel Thonon – Marche Bretonne – Trafic D’influences (1997) – Quebec, Canada – http://www.danielthonon.com/

Katheryn plays nice accordion with:
Something about Reptiles: http://www.myspace.com/reptilesband
and Blackberry Wood: http://www.myspace.com/blackberrywood
Go see them!

This episode’s cover is: Katheryn and the Roland 330!
http://www.keyboardmuseum.com/ar/r/rol/tr/tr330.html

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Check http://www.SqueezeboxCircle.org for Vancouver-area shows and squeezing!

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 (drizzled out last week, trying again at the same place and time this Thursday, July 9!) Cheers & squeeze on!

Accordion Noir radio playlist 2020-07-01: African Americans Played The Accordion Before They Played The Blues

July 1, 2020
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Screenshot 2020-07-01 19.25.37 First, Bruce interviewed Jared Snyder.  Then, drawing on that research, he wrote the Black Accordion chapter in his squeezebox history book, “Accordion Revolution“.  Then… he read the chapter as part of our Car-Free Main Street videostream stage, filling in for Tower of Dudes.  Finally… he reworked and polished his reading, and added historical recordings mentioned in the text. Those round out tonight’s episode of Accordion Noir radio, which, if you haven’t already been notified by your Apple or Android podcast subscription, you can listen to as digital audio right here.    Here’s its playlist:

AccNoir-2020-07-01, African Americans Played Accordion Before they Played the Blues

* Blind Connie Williams – Motherless Children – Philadelphia Street Singer (1961) – Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA – (Got this from Jared Snyder, he’s our hero.) http://record-fiend.blogspot.com/2010/01/blind-connie-williams-philadelphia.html
* Lead Belly (Huddie Ledbetter) – Laura – Where Did You Sleep Last Night? (1947) – Originally from Caddo Parish, Louisiana, USA – (If you get a chance, play this next to “Ulele Izweni” by Mahlautini Luthuli)
* Walter Rhodes – Leaving Home Blues – African American Accordion (1927) – Ruleville, Mississippi, USA – Compiled by Jared Snyder
* Toms Family Singers – None But the Righteous – Digital Library of Appalachia, recorded by Lip Lornell (1981) – Piney River, Nelson County, Virginia, USA – http://www.aca-dla.org
* Clarence Clay & William Scott – Marching To Zion – Standing On The Highway (1961) – Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA – (our of print?) wwww.hightone.com http://www.shoutfactory.com
* John Willis Tolliver – Roustabout – Digital Library of Appalachia, recorded by Lip Lornell (1981) – Massies Mill, Nelson County, Virginia, USA – http://www.aca-dla.org
* Lead Belly (Huddie Ledbetter) – Corn Bread Rough [Jawbone] (1942) – Originally from Caddo Parish, Louisiana, USA

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 (either at MacLean Park or, in the seemingly inevitable event of inclement weather, over Zoom… we’ll find out for sure at 2 pm on Thurs afternoon!) Cheers & squeeze on!

Accordion Noir radio playlist 2010-06-23: Kim Darwin Plays The Accordion And Is Friendly

June 29, 2020

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From ten years ago, here’s episode 184 of CFRO Co-Op Community Radio’s weekly Accordion Noir broadcast, another mixed program with a small but dense heart of what I gather might be styled accordion jazz.  While we can’t track Nielsen listenership, we do know that at its original online home, it achieved some 7439 listens.  You can enjoy listening to it now as a digital audio stream.  Here’s its playlist:

AccNoir-2010-06-23, Kim Darwin plays Jazz and is Friendly

* Artist – Song – Album (year) – Where are they from? – Contact info if we’ve got it.
* Andy Fielding – Accordion Noir theme (long version, 2:30) – Accordion Noir (2010) – Vancouver, BC, Canada – recorded special just for our show! http://www.andyfielding.com/temp/visigoth.pdf
* Big Joe Burke – Estranged – Love or Money – Vancouver, BC, Canada – http://www.bigjoeburke.com/
* They Might Be Giants – No Plan B – Cast Your Pod To The Wind (DTAS) (2007) – Brooklyn, New York, USA – http://www.tmbg.com/
* The Cellar Boys – Barrel House Stomp – Squeeze Me 1: 1929-40 Accordion Joe (1930) – http://www.proper-records.co.uk/artists.php?action=alview&alid=2011
* She Koyokh – Wedding Song – Sandanski’s Chicken (2006) – London, England, UK – http://www.shekoyokh.co.uk/
* Peter Soave & Azzano Laboratories Orchestra – Concerto For Accordion & Orchestra 1. Allegro Moderato (C. Coppola) – Astor Piazzolla – Carmine Coppola (2006) – Detroit, Michigan, USA/France – http://www.petersoave.com/index.html
* Saul Berson Quartet – Fragile Reality – Intricacy (2007) – Vancouver, BC, Canada – http://cdbaby.com/cd/saulberson
* Saul Berson Quartet – Allure – Intricacy (2007) – Vancouver, BC, Canada – Kim Darwin, acc. http://www.cdbaby.com/cd/saulberson
* April Smith & The Great Picture Show – Colors – Songs For A Sinking Ship (2010) – New Jersey, USA – http://www.AprilSmithMusic.com
* Mark Wolfe – A heart that’s true – Wolfetracks etc (1987) – Canada –
* Joseph Macerollo – Concerto For Accordian And Strings: I – Andante Moderato – Persuasion . The contemprary Accordian (1996) – Toronto(?), Ontario, Canada – http://josephmacerollo.com/index.htm
* Conjunto Bernal – La Ultima Palabra – 16 Early Tejano Classics (1997) – Texas! – http://www.arhoolie.com/

This episode’s cover is: The hot Butterfly-grille accordion, in a green case!

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Check http://www.SqueezeboxCircle.org for Vancouver-area shows and squeezing!

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 (either at MacLean Park or, in the event of inclement weather, over Zoom… we’ll find out at 2 pm on Thurs!) Cheers & squeeze on!

Accordion Noir radio playlist 2020-06-25: Car-Free Accordion Grrls

June 25, 2020
AccNoir 2020-06-24

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You may have heard us making noise about our virtual video-streaming stage at this year’s socially-distanced online incarnation of the Car-Free Main Street Festival.  It all came together literally at the last minute, and even if not entirely as billed — was still a swell gathering of Canadian accordion talent!  I don’t know if you managed to catch the set, but if not, you still have a chance to experience it in a sense — we captured some of the audio from the performances by Dawn Zoe Simpson, Maria Dunn, Ingrid Gatin and Story, and built this week’s episode of our radio program around them!  (Hmm, actually, it appears that the Facebook video stream is still accessible, but it won’t be staying that way for too long, so watch it while you can!)  If you’re not already subscribed to our weekly broadcast through your Apple or Android podcast subscription, you can enjoy listening to it as digital audio via the Internet Archive.  Here’s its playlist:

* Dawn Zoe Simpson – Here For You (intro and land acknowledgment) – Car Free Day Vancouver, Accordion Noir Stage 2020 (2020) – Vancouver, BC, Canada – http://www.carfreevancouver.org
* Dawn Zoe Simpson – Only If You Want To – Car Free Day Vancouver, Accordion Noir Stage 2020 (2020) – Vancouver, BC, Canada – http://www.carfreevancouver.org
* Dawn Zoe Simpson – Spacious – Car Free Day Vancouver, Accordion Noir Stage 2020 (2020) – Vancouver, BC, Canada – http://www.carfreevancouver.org
* Maria Dunn – Signal Hill (with spoken intro) – Car Free Day Vancouver, Accordion Noir Stage 2020 (2020) – Alberta, Canada – http://www.mariadunn.com
* Maria Dunn – Malala (with spoken intro and outro) – Car Free Day Vancouver, Accordion Noir Stage 2020 (2020) – Alberta, Canada – http://www.mariadunn.com
* Ingrid Gatin – How Did I Get So – Car Free Day Vancouver, Accordion Noir Stage 2020 (2020) – Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada – https://ingridgatin.bandcamp.com
* Ingrid Gatin – Little Bit – Car Free Day Vancouver, Accordion Noir Stage 2020 (2020) – Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada – https://ingridgatin.bandcamp.com https://www.facebook.com/ingridgatin/
* Ingrid Gatin – Lose – Car Free Day Vancouver, Accordion Noir Stage 2020 (2020) – Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada – https://ingridgatin.bandcamp.com
* Story – The City – Car Free Day Vancouver, Accordion Noir Stage 2020 (2020) – Prince Edward Island, Canada – http://www.carfreevancouver.org http://www.instagram.com/storyallegory
* Story – If I Believe In God – Car Free Day Vancouver, Accordion Noir Stage 2020 (2020) – Prince Edward Island, Canada – http://www.carfreevancouver.org http://www.instagram.com/storyallegory
* Story – 401 – Car Free Day Vancouver, Accordion Noir Stage 2020 (2020) – Prince Edward Island, Canada – http://www.carfreevancouver.org http://www.instagram.com/storyallegory

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 (up next on July 2nd at MacLean Park!)  Cheers & squeeze on!

Accordion Noir radio playlist 2010-06-16: Martha Wainwright’s Edith Piaf Without Her Accordeoniste

June 22, 2020

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From ten years ago, here’s episode number 183 of Accordion Noir radio, our usual heady mix of styles and genres (Persia… check!  Bluegrass… check!  Congo… check!) from disparate places and eras.  At its original online home, it was clocked at 7573 listens, and going forward you can enjoy listening to it via the Internet Archive.  Here’s its playlist:

AccNoir-2010-06-16, Martha Wainwright tours without Rowan (Edith Piaf’s Accordeoniste)

* Artist – Song – Album (year) – Where are they from? – Contact info if we’ve got it.

* Andy Fielding – Accordion Noir theme (short version, 1:06) – Accordion Noir (2010) – Vancouver, BC, Canada – recorded special just for our show! More, http://www.andyfielding.com/temp/visigoth.pdf

* Levon Helm – Stuff You Gotta Watch (Brian Mitchell, Accordion) – Electric Dirt (2009) – Woodstock, New York, USA – http://www.levonhelm.com/

* Track 20 – Mehdi’s Persian record #2, From our Co-op Radio friends on the Persian radio show, Pazhvak (echo in Farsi), http://www.coopradio.org/content/pazhvak – Iran – I wish I had more info on these. We hope to do a show of “Middle Eastern” music this summer. I’ll have more data by then.

* Bill Monroe & His Blue Grass Boys, which included Sally Ann Forrester on accordion! – Kentucky Waltz (1945) – The Essential Bill Monroe & His Blue Grass Boys: 1945-1949 [Disc 1]

* Fataki Camille – Caroline – Roots Of Rumba Rock, Vol. 2 – 1954-55 – Democratic Republic of Congo, Central Africa – http://www.Crammed.be
[Please go to http://www.enoughproject.com/ to help support an end to the horrific conflict in the Congo, where more women and girls are raped than anywhere in the world, and hundreds of thousands have been killed. And if you buy a new computer or cellphone, donate a matching percentage (10% ? or 100% ?) to ending the war fuelled by our electronics industries. Please let this beautiful music inspire us.]

* Jay Aymar – Easy Street – Halfway Home (2010) – Toronto, Ontario, Canada – http://www.jayaymar.com

* Christa Couture – Sweetheart (Tyson Naylor, acc.) – The Wedding Singer And The Undertaker (2008) – Vancouver, BC, Canada – http://www.christacouture.com/

* Martha Wainwright – L’Accordeoniste [Live] – Sans Fusils, Ni Souliers, A Paris: Martha Wainwright’s Piaf Record (2009) – New York, USA / Montreal, Canada – http://www.marthawainwright.com/

* Amanda Jayne – Good Dress – Swoon (2007) – Barcelona, Spain – http://www.myspace.com/amandajayneswoon

* Danny Schmidt – Firestorm – Instead The Forest Rose To Sing (2009) – Austin, Texas, USA – http://www.dannyschmidt.com/

* Hannah James & Sam Sweeney – Three Ravens – Catches & Glees (2009) – Sheffield , UK – http://www.hannahandsam.co.uk/

* Piñataland – 1939 – Songs For The Forgotten Future Vol. 1 (2003) – Brooklyn, New York (USA) – http://pinataland.com/

* The Thin Man – Louisiana Death Ride – Greasy Heart (2005) – Chicago, Illinois, USA – www. thinmansongs.com

* Stupid – Too Smart – Stupid (2003) – Brooklyn, New York, USA – http://stupidband.com/ (Dana moved to France: http://www.danaboule.com/ )

* Fabian Beghin & Didier Laloy – Seven – Cryptonique (2006) – Belgium – http://www.didierlaloy.be

This episode’s cover is: a Leopard-Print Accordion Case, for Rowan to take on tour! (From Flickr, but it’s gone now.)

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Check http://www.SqueezeboxCircle.org for Vancouver-area shows and squeezing

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 (up next on July 2nd at MacLean Park!)  Cheers & squeeze on!

2020-06-21: Virtual Accordion Noir stage for Car-Free Main Street this Sunday!

June 21, 2020

103270751_10163676529895055_1657192607469103206_oFor three years the Main Street chapter of the Car-Free Vancouver Festival have invited us to present a stage of live accordion music to the unaware pedestrian masses at their annual event, and for three years we have knocked it out of the park.  2020 was supposed to be no different.  A little worldwide pandemic derailed all plans for local public gatherings, but it takes more than a little coronavirus to hold back the accordion!

So our Plan B, a virtual, online stage, will be small, glowing and rectangular; we won’t be powered by a solar panel, you prrrrobably won’t be sitting on Astroturf and you’re on your own for sourcing cotton candy, but we’re still taking advantage of the opportunity to serve you up a great program of sweet accordionic content.  Typically we drew on local performers because they were who we had available, but because all distances are equal in the face of the Internet, we thought it would be fun to deliver you performers from all across this wide land.

Our streaming video program, aspirationally served up via our YouTube and Facebook pages ( — and possibly through our other Twitter and Instagram social media outlets, if we can figure out that simulcast!) will take place during the same time when the festival had been planned to occur, starting at noon this Sunday, June 21st.

  • Noon: We’ll open close to home, featuring a set by longtime East Vancouver accordion friend, Dawn Zoe.
  • 1 pm: Next, we take a virtual visit across the Salish Sea to enjoy a set of songs in Victoria by Tower of Dudes, with whom we’d hoped to launch a Vancouver Island chapter of the Accordion Noir Festival this year.  2021 it is, then!
  • 2 pm: Then over the Rockies we go, to enjoy an extraordinary exclusively-accordion set of music by acclaimed songwriter Maria Dunn!
  • 3 pm: We’re not done with the Prairies yet, next moving on to Manitoba’s daughter Ingrid Gatin, longtime sweetheart of our Pleasing Squeezing concert series.
  • 4 pm: Melodona drops some science on us all the way from Montreal with an updated version of her 2016 accordion history and maintenance presentation, back by popular demand!
  • 5 pm: Sam “Story” Wight opened our festival’s mainstage in 2009 and hasn’t returned from PEI for an encore for a decade!  Coast to coast is a long way to travel, however it is but a brief hop for a video stream!
  • 6 pm: “Coast to coast” in Canada isn’t completed until it resolves with a final: “to coast.”  We don’t often get a chance to represent the North at our events, but the extraordinary circumstances of this event gave us a great opportunity to tap one of the great talents of Nunavut, Simeonie Keenainak, allowing us to play out the end of National Indigenous Peoples Day in style.

This is our first venture into the wild and woolly world of streaming video and the logistics involved are … obtuse and formidable, so please bear with us if there are speed bumps or other so-called “road surprises” ahead in our foray.  Sometimes there are also late-breaking changes when music is performed live and in person!  But the one thing for sure is that whatever happens, there’ll be plenty of accordion music and good fun, so thanks for joining us on this grand online experiment!  We just might continue further down this avenue for this autumn’s instalment of the annual Accordion Noir Festival… but one thing at a time.

Accordion Noir radio playlist 2020-06-17: Artists Support Summer Show

June 17, 2020
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SantaCecilia-desertGoofyPhoto of La Santa Cecilia by Humberto Howard.

Lots going on in the accordion world (or as we like to consider it, “the world”) this week — all informing this week’s episode of our weekly Accordion Noir radio program.  Chief among the influences, bumping other eminently worthwhile players to next week, are most of the participants in our virtual Car-Free Main Street Festival accordion stage, streaming video performances to you this Sunday, June 21st!  But you’ll be hearing more about them very shortly.  Until then, get warmed up with this hour of unbeatable accordion radio!  If you’re not already subscribed to our weekly broadcast through your Apple or Android podcast subscription, you can enjoy listening to this episode as digital audio courtesy of the Internet Archive.  Here’s this week’s playlist:

AccNoir-2020-06-17, Artists Support Summer Show

Help Faith Elliot get her accordion back

For Pride month, watch the new film Seahorse with the soundtrack by Tara Creme!

Come to the Accordion Noir Virtual Stage at Car-Free Day Vancouver’s Streaming shows!

Bruce’s list of #AccordionBandcamp Recommendations 2017-2020…

And check out this sweet short film with Inuit accordionist Simeonie Keenainak! 

* Regis Gizavo (RIP) – Tsikaholy – Mikea (1996) – Madagascar, Africa – https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Régis_Gizavo http://www.rootsworld.com/freereed/gizavo.html
* Faith Elliot (with Romani artists) – Mari Lon – (Help Faith find or replace her stolen accordion!) (2020) – London, England – http://www.faithibranko.com https://www.crowdfunder.co.uk/my-stolen-accordion
* Tara Creme – Dad – Seahorse Soundtrack (2019) – UK – https://seahorsefilm.com http://www.taracreme.com
* Maria Dunn – West Mabou Song – From Where I Stand (1998) – Alberta, Canada – http://www.mariadunn.com/
* Tower of Dudes – We Never Learn Anything – Make Your Own Culture (2014) – Victoria, British Columbia, Canada – https://towerofdudes.bandcamp.com
* Sapo – les ceuses – the last thing I do (2007) – Montréal, Québec, Canada – http://sapoooo.bandcamp.com
* Fairy Boy/Story. – Packed Away – Stay Here/In A Barren Wasteland With Cruel Intentions (2009) – Halifax, Nova Scotia/Cardigan, Prince Edward, Canada – http://www.myspace.com/storysong
* Ingrid Gatin – In the Backseat – Broken Tambourine (2009) – Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada – http://www.myspace.com/ingridgatin
* Simeonie Keenainak – (Not sure of the track name, any ideas?) – Pangnirtung Music Festival 1999 disk 1 (1999) – Nunavut, Canada – From David Idoris Boileau (who made the recordings). http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pangnirtung,_Nunavut
* The Jerry Cans – Qanuinngittuq – Aakuluk (2014) – Iqaluit, Nunavut, Canada – http://thejerrycans.com/
* Ratas En Zelo – Revolution – Despertar (2018) – New York City, NY, USA – http://ratasenzelo.bandcamp.com
* Iva Nova / Ива Нова – Young Cossak – Iva Nova (2003) – St. Petersburg, Russia – http://www.iva-nova.ru/
* The Plodes – Kissy Giraffes (feat. Jamie Tea) – A Foot Was As Long As… A Foot! (2013) – Vancouver, BC, Canada – Visit http://theplodes.bandcamp.com Alexa Fraser, acc.
* Loya – Maddacordion (feat. Régis Gizavo) – Corail (2018) – France – http://loyamusic.bandcamp.com (French producer Sébastien Lejeune)

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 2010-06-09: Donuts in the Lobby show

June 15, 2020

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From ten  years ago, here’s episode 182 of CFRO Co-Op Community Radio’s weekly Accordion Noir show, demonstrating its standard melange of free-reed aerophone music in every style, from every part of the planet!  At its original online home, this episode accumulated some 7218 listens, and you can still enjoy listening to it today courtesy of the Internet Archive.  Here’s its playlist:

AccNoir-2010-06-09, Doughnuts in the Lobby Show

*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

* Camille Feruzi – Likambo Ya Ngana – Congo Accordeon – Congo, Central Africa – (From Jared Snyder)

* New Orleans Klezmer Allstars – Hartman Pick Up Your Accordion And Play – Fresh Out The Past (2005) – –

* Madagascar – Bear Goes Shopping – Forced March (2005) – – musical saw!

* Yin Carizo – 20 de Enero en Ocu – Panamá! 3 (Calypso Panameño, Guajira Jazz & Cúmbia Típica on the Isthmus (1960-75) (1968) – Panama, Central America – http://www.soundwayrecords.com/

* The Black Cat Orchestra – Paso Robles – Long Shadows At Noon (2006) – Seattle, Washington, USA – http://www.blackcatorchestra.com/ recorded in the Capitol Theatre!

* The Monster Show – Church Bells & the Sad Girl – And in Our Final Days as Archipelago (2009) – Waterloo, Ontario, Canada – http://www.myspace.com/monstershowmusic The Pink Album — there’s a whack of accordion at the end; also of note, I took one pass at the tune with just the ‘whooshing’ sound of the bellows, and you can hear the creaking of the leather too — I’m pretty happy…

* Alexander Sevastian – S. Rachmaninov. Midsummer Night’s Dream. Scherzo – A Midsummer Night’s Dream (2005) – Thornhill, Ontario, Canada – http://www.accordions.com/sevastian/

* Zetaboo – Checkpoint Charlie – MediZine (2000) – Finland – from Finland

* Dan Milner (Tim Collins, Concertina) – Bold McCarthy (The City of Baltimore) – Irish Pirate Ballads and Other Songs of the Sea (2009) – New York, New York, USA – http://www.folkways.si.edu/index.html

* Liz Alex Guy – Forget Her Face – Led To Sea (2007) – Seattle, Washington, USA – http://www.ledtosea.com/

* Those Darn Accordions – Tandem Bike – West Coast Accordion Babes Pin-Up Calendar 2010 (2009) – San Francisco Bay Area, California, USA – http://www.thosedarnaccordions.com/index.htm http://www.squeezeboxgoddess.com/abcalendar/prices.html

* Reverend Jess Duggan – Birds of the Mid-Atlantic – (2005) – Oakland, California, USA – I think this is: http://www.myspace.com/onebeerprophet

* Totore Chessa – Dilliriana (Dillu) – Organittos (1996) – Sardinia, Italy – (I can’t find any contact info online, but you can get his record if you search.)

* Iron & Wine – Kingdom Of The Animals – Around The Well [Disc 2] (2009) – Texas, USA – http://www.ironandwine.com/

* Fairy Boy/Story. – List A Place You’d Like To See Firebombed – Stay Here/In A Barren Wasteland With Cruel Intentions (2009) – Halifax, Nova Scotia/Cardigan, Prince Edward, Canada – http://www.myspace.com/storysong

This episode’s cover is: An accordion-playing rat. Of course.

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Accordion Noir radio playlist 2020-06-10: What’s Going On?

June 11, 2020
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Last night Bruce programmed an hour of our typical mix of accordion music in all styles from around the world, this time — because art imitates life, and life imitates art — with an eye toward musics of revolt, rebellion and unrest.  If you’re not already subscribed to our weekly broadcast through your Apple or Android podcast subscription, you can enjoy listening to it courtesy of the Internet Archive.  Here’s this week’s playlist: 

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* Geoff Berner – Zog Nit Keyn Mol (Partisan Song) – Grand Hotel Cosmopolis (2019) – Vancouver, BC, Canada – http://www.geoffberner.com/
* Wendy McNeill – Julien – Such A Common Bird (2004) – Calgary, Alberta, Canada
* Rue d’la Gouaille – Pupazzi de Pacotille – Fête Foraine (2935) – Nantes, Bretagne (Brittany), France – http://ruedlagouaillepro.free.fr/ http://www.myspace.com/ruedlagouaille
* Len Wallace – Rebellion’s Time – Winds of Change (1992) – Windsor, Ontario, Canada – http://worldaccordion.tripod.com/
* Po’ Girl – Le Partisan – Live (2009) – “All over Canada” – http://www.pogirl.net/
* Ива Нова / Iva Nova – Forgive me / Прости меня – Chemodan / Suitcase (2006) – Saint-Petersburg, Russian Federation – http://ivanovaband.bandcamp.com
* Joseph Bernstein – Reilly – 1941 (2020) – Baltimore, Maryland, USA – https://josephbernstein.bandcamp.com/album/1941 Sean McComiskey: button acc
* Piñata Protest – Seen, Unseen – Piñata Protest: Plugged In Session (2011) – San Antonio, Texas, USA – http://krtu917fm.bandcamp.com — and here’s a link for their great recent livestream performance!
* Mairearad Green – Jane Hope’s Waltz – Maggie West’s (2014) – Ullapool, Scotland – http://mairearadgreen.bandcamp.com
* An Historic – Curled Fingers – Something We Could Never Live Without (2018) – New Haven, Connecticut, USA – http://anhistoricmusic.bandcamp.com
* Charles Figueroa, August Rodrigues, Virginia Rodrigues, and Wayne Rodrigues – Seis con Décimas – Puerto Rican Music in Hawaii (1989) – Puerto Rico / Hawaii – http://folkways.si.edu http://smithsonianfolkways.bandcamp.com
* Tchota Suari e Chando Graciosa – Nha Boi – Pour Me A Grog: The Funaná Revolt in 1990s Cabo Verde (2019) – Cape Verde, off the coast of West Africa – http://ostinatorecords.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!