Accordion Noir radio playlist 2007-02-23: Ambient Accordion
(Cover art from “What Capitalism Was” and their 2010 album — still three years away at this point! — of Philip Glass songs performed entirely on accordion.)
From ten years ago, it’s another installment of Vintage Accordion Noir Radio! The theme was the use of accordions in “ambient” music — often emphasizing the textural qualities of the organic drones that are the unique territory of the instrument family of free-reed aerophones. This was our 12th episode, which in its decade online at its original home totaled some 3700 listens (between humans and robots); hopefully at its new home at the Internet Archive it will tickle a few more ears for a few more decades! You can download it as an MP3 to enjoy at your convenience, and here’s its playlist!
Accordion Noir: Playlist: Feb 23, 2007CFRO Co-op Radio in Vancouver, BC, Canada102.7 FM 2-3 AM (ugh!)http://www.coopradio.org/ for web-streaming worldwide.Ambient Accordion (Rowan’s gone) Special!Song Name Artist Album Origin YearWatari (Across The Wind), À Qui Avec Gabriel, Utsuho (Japan) 20015:00 Am, Aldo Granato, La Noche (Belgium) 2006Like A Mountain, Aldo Granato, La Noche (Belgium) 2006Senecio, Balún, An EP Collection [Nada Que Hacer Hoy EP, 2004] (Puerto Rico) 2006When I Fall in Love (Heyman/Young), Bill Frisell, Have A Little Faith (USA, Guy Klucesvsek acc.) 1993Threepenny Finale/Finale des Quat’sous/Dreigroschen Finale, Canadian Chamber Ensemble — Weill\Schreker, Music from Berlin in the 1920’s Kurt Weill, (Canada)Idols of the Children + accordion, D. Raylene Campbell (Canada)November Drone, D. Raylene Campbell (Montreal, QC, Canada) 2001Hommage à Germaine/La galope des loups-marins, Danielle Martineau, Les secrets du vent (Canada) 2004Todos Los Recuerdos, Dino Saluzzi, Senderos (Italy) 2005Psalm, Frode Haltli, Passing Images (Norway) 2007The Gift, Guy Klucevsek, Heart Of The Andes (USA) 2002Hi-Lasse, Heart Beat Band and others, The Eve Of Peeni Waali (disc 2), (Switzerland, etc.) 1999Sad Song, Instruments, Billions Of Phonographs 2002music box song, Kevin Finseth, The Return (Canada) 2004Kom Alla Mina Bröder, Maans, Kalaniemi, Varis, I Ramunders FotsparMu Áhkku = My Grandma, Mari Boine Goaskinviellja, 1993Hour Glass, Miss Murgatroid & Petra Haden, Bella Neurox (US)desespoirs, Musaraigne (Belgium) http://www.musaraigne.beHabanerando, Richard Galliano, PassatoriSmall Of The Back, Sinister Luck Ensemble, Anniversary, 2002
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