AccNoir-2008-04-04, Fund-raisin', Globe-stompin,' Son-of-a-Gun

Posted on 4 April, 2008 - 13:35 byBruce Triggs

Accordion Noir: Playlist: April 4th, 2008 Fund-raisin', Globe-stompin,' Son-of-a-Gun.

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Next Week, April 11 is our big Accordion Africa special, as part of Co-op Radio's spring fund drive. Then on April 18 we go for the history of Rock 'n' Accordion. Please visit the stark utilitarianism of and click on the subtle "Donate" link on top to share funds with Accordion Noir's beloved Co-op Radio.

Thanks to donors and Co-op Radio Members, we've had feedback and funds (!) lately and we are great-full! We've got Accordion Noir buttons/badges/pins to prove it, along with kick-ass Régiz Gisavo CD's for our first seven donors! (He does the background for our "African Accordion" announcement; you want it!) (See or below, for more on donating.)

peace bruce and rowan


Artist -- Song – Album (date) – Origin – Label/Contact info:

Accordion Rock 'n' Noir PRA – Accordion Noir PRA's (2008) –
Some Golden Day Break – Bare Need – Bare Need (200-?) – Newfoundland, Canada –
Introduction – One Ring Zero – As Smart As We Are (2004) – Virginia/Brooklyn, NY/ USA –
Extensions – Box Club – Box Club (2008) – Glasgow, Scotland –  
Colin Clive – Frankenstein (1931)
Monkey Mind – The GoodLuck Boys – Purely Cosmetic (2007) – Kichijoji, 東京都
Japan –
Balentia ( Danza) – Totore Chessa – Organittos (1996) – Sardinia, Italy – (He ain't got no website. The record's available online though, great player.)
Accordion Noir Africa PRA (That's Régiz Gisavo, from Madagascar. Donors to the station fund-drive get a free CD of him!)
Wasteland Of Peat – Gato Libre – Strange Village (2004) – Japan –
Accordion Noir Historical PRA (That's Seattle's Bad Things on there.
Rustemul – 17 Hippies – Heimlich (2007) – Berlin, Germany – (a silly website)
Manimasii Aura – Simeonie Keenainak, accordion / CBC Radio Orchestra, full ensemble – True North Concert (2007) – Recorded 9/15/2007 at Anglican Parish Hall inIqaluit, Ninuvet, Canada – CBC Radio Two: Concerts on Demand:
[The composer of the CBC piece is Jim Hiscott:
[His paper on Inuit accordion is really interesting!
[Save the CBC Radio Orchestra petition site:
[Somewhere here too is my irrelevant tangent about Inuit writing on the wall of Vancouver's big gelato/ice-cream store. The Passionfruit Raspberry Sorbetto is really, really good, but kids say, "too sour." Sorry, I don't think you can order online. ]
Small Of The Back – Sinister Luck Ensemble – Anniversary (2002) – Chicago, USA –
A Whale of a Tale – Rowan – Vancouver Squeezebox Circle (February 7, 2008) –Spartacus Books, Vancouver, BC, Canada – (moving to a new location soon! If all goes well...)
Sara Ciantar – South America – How Long (2006) – Vancouver, BC, Canada –
Sex & Drugs & Rock & Roll (PRA for the CFRO station fund drive, please support us with a touch.) That's Ian Dury & The Blockheads from Juke Box Dury.


ps. This episodes "cover" is... a fund-raisin' Fabuluscious Akordeon-Kat button!

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