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Accordion Noir radio playlist 2022-06-29: We’ll See, Won’t We?

June 30, 2022
AccNoir 2022-06-29

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!

2 Comments leave one →
  1. June 30, 2022 9:56 am

    Nicole Renaud performs with a see-through accordion similar to that:
    http://www.nicolerenaud.com/

  2. June 30, 2022 10:02 am

    Oh! We mentioned Nicole Renaud in the comments to this post about Thierry Bénétoux’s transparent and other fancy accordions:

    Thierry Bénétoux’s transparent “D2R2” accordion

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