Posted on 19 February, 2007 - 12:23 byadmin
Accordion Noir: Playlist: January 19, 2007
CFRO Co-op Radio in Vancouver, BC, Canada
102.7 FM 2-3 AM (ugh!)
http://www.coopradio.org/ for web-streaming worldwide.
"51 Accordions" (NY) – Play 30 Accordion Favorites (1965) – Trumpet Polka/Rosalie Polka
Thriftstore Cowboys (Tucson) – Lay Low While Crawling or Creeping (2006) – Defender and Ironbelly
New Mexican Revolution (Oregon) – Theories of Sun & Rain (2006) – Lay My Body Down
Régis Gizavo, Louis Mhlanga, David Mirandon (Madagascar, S.Africa, France) – Stories (2006) – International Rumba (Oh my gosh this song kicks butt.)
Steve Jordan (Texas, our first repeat performer?) – Turn Me Loose (2005 reissue) – La Polka Loca (I just got this and I'll do it again; had to play it for the echo-box and effects he uses, we should do a whole show on him.)
Julieta Venegas (Mexico DF) – Aquí (1997) – Antes (PJ Harvey with accordion)
Mostar Sevdah Reunion (Bosnia) – Secret Gate (2003, 2006 reissue) – Nema Liepsé Cure Od Malene Djule/ There is no prettier girl than little Djula
Mostar Sevdah Reunion and Ljiljana Buttler (Bosnia) – The Legends of Life (2005, 2006) – Rupuni
Geoff Berner (Vancouver) – Whisky Rabbi (2005) – Lucky God Damn Jew
Didier Laloy (Belgium) – S-Tres/Version Originale (1998) – 80 - (Can I tell you how brilliant this record is? No, I can't, it's too good. And it came with a tiny little die rattling around in the spine of the CD case.)
Dazibao (Belgium) – Alma (2005) – Anneaux de Novembre (On Happy Family records who have a record where the bar-code is made into an accordion, cool!)
Richard Galliano (French-Italian) – Passatori (1999) – San Peyre
Lead Belly (Texas) – John Hardy (New York City, 1943?) He was born almost 120 years ago this week: January 23, 1888. Here's a journal article I want a copy of! : http://links.jstor.org/sici?sici=0734-4392(199422)12%3A2%3C148%3ALAHWET%3E2.0.CO%3B2-6
Here commences our late-night obscene accordion section. Be warned.
Rowan – Live in the CFRO Studio – Pink Canoe
Salty Dick (Maine) – Uncensored Sailor Songs (2004) – Serafina (this is one of the milder tracks off this record, whew.)
Rowan again – Port of Amsterdam
Esmerelda Strange (Los Angeles) – Introducing Esmerelda Strange – Cunning Linguist (and) The Moon and The Sea
Rowan Closed us out, along with the 51 Accordions again. Wee-ha.