AccNoir-2011-04-27, Almost May Day (now that it's June)

Posted on 9 June, 2011 - 08:17 byBruce Triggs

AccNoir-2011-04-27, Almost May Day (now that it's June)

(great deals on apologies here at Accordion Noir for how behind we've been on putting these shows up. I'm afraid we're faced with a deluge to catch up now. It's been busy, but Rowan's back from Europe and Bruce's kids are out of town, so we should be posting like mad and overwhelming our podcast listeners. Save these up for a rainy day if you like.)

(also, sorry about the distortion on this show. The sound-levels weren't working properly, or I wasn't working them right. Either way, sorry.)

* Artist – Song – Album (year) – Where are they from? – Contact info if we've got it.
* I couldn't resist the bit of Quentin Crisp from the tail end of our preceding Soundscapes show. If you want more, search for "In any way that required effort or style," or some such. I hadn't heard that in years. I think it's from here:
* Miss Murgatroid & Petra Haden – Sleeper – Hearts and Daggers (2008) – Portland, Oregon / Los Angeles, California, USA – (sadly distorted, my fault, levels too high.)
* The Walking Hellos – Kindly Advice for the Terminally Shy – The Walking Hellos (2006) – Brooklyn, New York (USA) –
* BU☆LI – キャトルドッグ Cattle Dog – Shining☆Buli (2001) – Sapporo City, Japan –
* Miss Murgatroid – No Noise – Through Alien Empires (1997) – Portland, Oregon, USA – recorded 1995
* Chris Sherburn & Danny Bartley – The Moving On Song, Lafferty's Favourite, The Lads Of Laoise – Last Night's Fun (1995) – Leeds, West Yorkshire, England (orig. W. Ireland or so.) – Chris Sherburn, anglo concertina. reviewed:
* Kate Maki – Boredom Blues – Moonshine (2011) – Sudbury, Ontario, Canada –
* Hank Penny – Politics – Hank Penny – Hillbilly Be-Bop (1944-1950) (0) – –
* Calexico – Across The Wire – Feast Of Wire (2003) – Tucson, Arizona, USA –
* Blackbird Raum – Germinal – Swidden (2008) – Santa Cruz, California, USA –
* Flying Folk Army – Professional Protester (swearing at end) – Massive Folk Fist To The Man (0) – Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada –
* Bellowhead – One May Morning Early – Burlesque (2006) – UK –
* Gato Libre – In Glasgow, In May – NOMAD (2006) – Japan –
* Ron Mason – Jack's Wheels – Move The Earth (2009) – Medicine Hat, Alberta, Canada –
* Zeek Manners and His Gang – Easy Payment Blues – The Golden Age of Zeke Manners –
* Sagapool – Hot-dog élégant (feat. les Machines) – Épisode Trois (2008) – Quebec, Canada –
* Bob Skyles & His Skyrockets – Shake Up Your Gourd Seeds – Bob Skyles & His Skyrockets 1937-1940 (0) – Pecos, Texas, USA –
* Amoebic Ensemble – Mayday In the Tunnel – Limbic Rage (0) – Providence, Rhode Island, USA (Home of HP Lovecraft!) –

Tonight's cover illustration is: the source of the raw quote from Quentin Crisp we started with: Miniatures, a sequence of fifty-one tiny masterpieces edited by morgan fisher.

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