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

July 8, 2020
AccNoir 2020-07-08


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:

AccNoir-2020-07-08, Half Way Empty?

(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 – (with Sxip Shirey!)
* Sveta Kundish & Daniel Kahn – Mentshn-Fresser (1916 Yiddish Pandemic Ballad) – (2020) – – Patrick Farrell: Acc. (video at
* Guy Klucevsek – Mary Jane Leach – Guy De Polka – Guy Klucevsek: Polka from the Fringe (2012) – New York State, USA –
* Mairearad Green and Mike Vass – Hail – A Day A Month (2017) – Ullapool, Scotland –
* Milos Katanic – Memories Are Not Enough – Maggots & Other Chamber Music of Gene Pritsker (2020) – New York City, New York State, USA –
* Tony Cedras – Yakal Nkomo (The Bull) – Love Letter to Cape Town (2015) – South Africa –
* Kalle Moberg – Wish Upon A Satellite – The Tokyo Sessions Volume 1: Unheard-of (2020) – Oslo, Norway – (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 – (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 –

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

(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!

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