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Accordion Noir radio playlist 2017-10-25: Wrapping Rocktober

October 26, 2017

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What is the squeezin’-est holiday?  Well, OK, Mardi Gras has a good claim to that title.  But then?  Well, OK… St. Patrick’s Day.  But after that?  What?  Cinco de Mayo?  Mumble grumble.. anyway, somewhere below these holidays but above Groundhog Day and St. Nicholas’ Eve you find one of our favorite times of year, Hallowe’en, when we get to really highlight the noir side of the accordion with all kinds of spooky squeezings.  (For some reason, people don’t always appreciate it when we give Christmas the same treatment.  Go figure!)

In any case, last night’s episode of our radio program was all spooky squeezebox cuts selected in honour of the holiday, and you can listen to it right now, and every day through Hallowe’en, and indeed well into November (and in fact into perpetuity) over at the Internet Archive.  And so you know just what you’re getting into, here’s the playlist of last night’s program:

AccNoir-2017-10-25, Wrapping Rocktober

* Ouroboros – The Gypsy – Kitchuses (2017) – St. John’s, Newfoundland, Canada – http://www.YourOuroboros.com Aaron Collins, acc.
* Katheryn Petersen – Accordion Noir Theme Song – (2016) – Vancouver, BC, Canada – All parts were played by her on accordion, toy piano and squeeky chair and all the effects were done live with my pedals and not by robots.
* The Dreadnoughts – Amiens Polka – Foreign Skies (2017) – Vancouver, BC, Canada – http://www.thedreadnoughts.com
* Basil Rathbone – Monster at Large – Sherlock Holmes: Pearl of Death (1942)
* Bellowhead – Spectre Review – Matachin (2008) – England – http://www.bellowhead.com/
* David P Smith – ill wind – Hurtin’ Dance Party (2002) – Victoria, British Columbia, Canada – http://www.myspace.com/davidpsmith
* Lost Bayou Ramblers – Freetown Crawl / Fightin’ville Brawl – KALENDA (2017) – Louisiana, USA – Visit http://lostbayouramblers.bandcamp.com
* Miles And Karina – Witch Conjure – Achmelodies (0) – Seattle, Washington, USA – http://www.MilesAndKarina.com
* The Groanbox Boys – The Spiders And The Stones – Fences Come Down (2007) – London, England – http://www.groanboxboys.com/ (with Michael Ward-Bergeman)
* KV Express – Little Monster – Zafon (2016) – Belgium – http://www.homerecords.be/ Sophie Cavez, acc., Didier Francois, Nyckleharpa.
* Guy Klucevsek – Phantom Polka – Manhattan Cascade (1992) – Staten Island, New York State, USA – http://www.guyklucevsek.com/
* Will Holshouser Trio – Dance of the Dead – Palace Ghosts and Drunken Hymns (2009) – Brooklyn, New York (USA) – http://www.willholshouser.com
* Ando & the Jolly Barrels – Chronological Dissection of a Nervous Breakdown (swearing) – Who Cares? (2009) – Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA – http://www.myspace.com/andoandthejollybarrels
* Scarring Party – No More Room (in Hell) – (0) – Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA – http://www.scarringparty.com/
* Rebel Lovers – Wolves Are Cool – 2015 Accordion Babes Album (2014) – – accordionpinupcalendar.com https://rebelloversband.wordpress.com Reneé de la Prade, acc.
* Davina & The Vagabonds – Death – Live @ The Times (0) – Minnesota, USA – DavinaAndtheVagabonds.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!

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