Posted on 23 December, 2011 - 21:51 byBruce Triggs
AccNoir-2011-12-21, Bruce's faves 2011
Check out Rowan's Gift Guide: The Official Accordion Noir Guide to Accordion Presents on Etsy This Holiday Season
* Artist – Song – Album (year) – Where are they from? – Contact info if we've got it.
* Piccola Bottega Baltazar – La campana de Bassan – Titolo sconosciuto (2011) – Italy – www.piccolabottegabaltazar.it
* Beyond The Pale – Katarina – Postcards (2009) – Toronto, Ontario, Canada – http://www.beyondthepale.net/
* Solas – Trip to Kareol – The Turning Tide (2010) – Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA – http://www.solasmusic.com/
* Maria in the Shower – Old Joseph Brady – The Hidden Sayings of Maria in the Shower (2011) – Vancouver, BC, Canada – Visit http://mariaintheshower.bandcamp.com
* Cricket & Snail – Day After Day – It Takes Two (2010) – Monteagle, Tennessee, USA – http://www.Alembickmusic.com/cricketandsnail.html Lucie Carlson, violin / James Carlson, accordion
* Stevens & Grdnic – Ron Pentecost (Radio Announcing!) – Somewhere Over the Radio (1979)
* Yves Lambert & le Bebert orchestera – L'âme du cueilleur – Festival du Bois, 2011 – Montréal, Québec, Canada – www.festivaldubois.ca http://www.lapruchelibre.com/lambert/fr/index.php
* The Woodshed Orchestra – Geddy Lee – The Woodshed Orchestra (2011) – Guelph, Ontario, Canada – This song's about the singer from RUSH. www.thewoodshedorchestra.com
* Corpus Callosum (our buddy Dax) – The Ogre And The Elephant – Corpus Callosum (2010) – Daly City, California, USA – http://www.norestforthewicked.biz/ http://www.corpus.cc/
* Spiro – I Fear You Just As I Fear Ghosts – Lightbox (2011) – United Kingdom – www.spiromusic.com
* Geoff Berner – Wealthy Poet – Victory Party (2011) – Vancouver, BC, Canada – http://www.geoffberner.com
* Abigail Lapell – Yellow Rose – Great Survivor (2011) – Toronto, Ontario, Canada – www.abigaillapell.com
* The Willis Brothers – Wrangler Boogie – The Golden Age of the Willis Brothers (year?) – Oklahoma/Kansas City/Nashville, USA – http://www.dagmar-anita-binge.de/
* Wśród nocnej ciszy (In the stillness of the night) – Harmonium Duo (and Bruce, and Youtube rocker) – Our friend Pavel though I was playing this hymn. (2011) – Does this sound like what I played in the One Less Guitar documentary? (at 2:40) http://accordionuprising.wordpress.com/2011/08/06/one-less-guitar-a-film-about-accordion-noir/ – The Harmonium trio from Warsaw is at: www.harmoniumduo.com – The anonymous young YouTube player is at: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hjdWsJB4q9U
* Alice Hall Trio/Quartet – Just You Just Me – "The Party Tape" part 1?
* Muddy Waters – Funny Sounds – Muddy Waters Woodstock Album (1975) – http://theband.hiof.no/albums/muddy_waters_woodstock.html Garth Hudson of the Band, acc.
* A.R. Rahman – Cairo to India – Rock the Tabla (2011) – Egypt, North Africa – http://www.hossamramzy.com/
Tonight's cover illustration: Charlie Corrigan's Octopus and His Accordion (both the octopus and the accordion are Charlie's).
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