AccNoir 02-02-2011, Virtuous Improvisation - Rowan plunders the CFRO music library

Posted on 4 February, 2011 - 22:59 byBruce Triggs

AccNoir 02-02-2011, Virtuous Improvisation - Rowan plunders the CFRO music library

Bruce's family were all out with the flu. Rowan said we didn't want to have "Accordion Noauurghheh!" to which Bruce agreed. We're doing much better now. Feel free to check out his (Bruce's) new www.AccordionUprising.org blog to check up on him, or if you're reading this there, hi!)

* Artist – Song – Album (year) – Where are they from? – Contact info if we've got it.
* Andy Fielding – Accordion Noir theme – Accordion Noir (2010) – Vancouver, BC, CANADA – recorded special just for our show! More, http://www.andyfielding.com/temp/visigoth.pdf
* Bill Runge - A Tribute to the South American Masters - Astor
* Geoff Berner - Light Enough to Travel - A Blimp Made of Human Skin
* Shantel - Bucovina
* Groanbox Boys – Pigman's Dog – Gran Bwa (2008) – London, England – http://www.groanboxboys.com/ (with Michael Ward-Bergeman)
* Michel Macias - Dance t'es Vivant - Celestin
* The Mad Maggies – Dark Matters [Feat. Maggie Martin] – ACCORDION BABES 2011 – http://accordionpinupcalendar.com/
* Gotan Project Feat. Calexico – Amor Porteño – Lunático (2006) – Paris, France – http://www.gotanproject.com/
* Devin & The Dark Light – Kids At The Museum – Loud To Live With (2009) – Orangeville, Ontario, CANADA – www.myspace.com/devinandthedarklight(Meredith Grant from Guelph, acc.)
* Jou Tou - self-titled - Samba du pescador
* Hey Marseilles – From a Terrace – To Travels & Trunks (2008) – Seattle, Washington, USA – http://www.heymarseilles.com/
* Captain Tractor - London Calling
* Paul Simon - the Boy in the Bubble (Ask Bruce how Los Lobos seem to have been ripped off by Paul Simon, and why as a result, Bruce doesn't like to play him.)
* Boo Zoo Chavis - Paper In My Shoe

And for the cover image? Rowan riding the Sky-Train! (If you've never been to Vancouver, we also have a "Sea-Bus.") I think I used this image before, but it's so nice. Memorializes Rowan's beard before he shaved it for charity too.

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Accordion Babes 2011 Calendars are in Vancouver!

At Red Cat Records: 4307 Main Street @ 27th and Main – (604) 708-9422
Spartacus Books: 684 East Hastings – 604-688-6138
and Highlife Records: 1317 Commercial Drive – 604-251-6964

Get all your Vancouver Area accordion information at:
www.SqueezeboxCircle.org

Vancouver Squeezebox Circle meets the first Thursday of every month at Spartacus Books, 684 E. Hastings. 8-10 PM.

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