AccNoir-2011-08-24, Reggae Summer

Posted on 1 September, 2011 - 13:44 byBruce Triggs

AccNoir-2011-08-24, Reggae Summer

Accordion Hallucinations!
Please come to our first event this week as a preview for our September Accordion Noir festival: Tuesday, September 6 at 8:30pm Nyala African/Ethiopian Cuisine 4148 Main Street Vancouver, BC

* Artist – Song – Album (year) – Where are they from? – Contact info if we've got it.
* The Bedouin – Cruel Justice – Gun Crazy (1991) – Vancouver, BC, Canada – From Highlife Records,
* Blackberry Wood – Wayfaring Stranger – Travelling Horse Opry (2008) – Vancouver, BC, Canada –
* Adham Shaikh – Water Prayer (Featuring Jornick) (Rastaman Vibration, Rasta Dub Mix) – Universal Frequencies (2010) – Nelson, British Columbia, Canada –
* Hinkala – Seul, Oui Mais Bien Accompagne – Sans Interdit (2007) – France –
* Play, Bayan! – Drugs – †íöèêëîïåäèÿ íà›îäíîé ìåäèöèíû [that's supposed to be Cyrillic] (2006) – Saint-Petersburg, Russian Federation –
* Heart Beat Band and others – Beacon Of Hope – The Dawn Of Peeni Waali (1991) – Switzerland, etc. – (with Linton Kwesi Johnson) –
* Linton Kwesi Johnson (and The Dennis Bovell Dub Band) – Dubbing for Life (Ian Hill, acc at 2:55 – end) – Tings an' Times (1991) – London, England –
* Babylon Circus – Sailor's Wife – Dances of Resistance (2005) – Lyon, France –
* Donna Zoe – Mellow Mood – Accordion Noir Festival, 2009
* Turlu Tursu – Oriental Klezmer Dub – Accordion 'n Drum 'n Bass (2005) – Belgium –
* Disappear Fear – Play The Music – Disappear Fear –
* Pistolera – Guerra – En Este Camino (2008) – Brooklyn, New York, USA –
* Rowan – Computer Love (Kraftwerk/Reggae Version) – live in the studio, Bruce Played his keychain with a pen.
* AbbA – Tropical Loveland – (1976) – Sweden –
* Poolside Tricks – Wine and Grine – Shedlockz (2007) – Welshpool, UK –  

Tonight's cover illustration is: the "lightning bug" cover of "The Eve of Peeni Waali"

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