Accordion Noir plays punk-rock classical-folk music from around the world, with jazz and an occasional token polka. Broadcast live on CFRO Co-Op Radio from the heart of the Downtown Eastside in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, Earth.

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For more about Bruce's Accordion History Book Project and various amusements, look at: www.AccordionUprising.org

For more on Vancouver's accordion scene, go to The Vancouver Squeezebox Circle site or join the Circle, spectators welcome (don't feel pressure to play), every first Thursday of the month at Spartacus Books, 684 E. Hastings, Vancouver.

Welcome to Accordion Noir; enjoy the squeezings!

AccNoir-2011-11-16, Drama in Real November (and so on.)

Posted on 15 December, 2011 - 13:20 byBruce Triggs

59:57 minutes (54.89 MB)

AccNoir-2011-11-16, Drama in Real November

* Artist – Song – Album (year) – Where are they from? – Contact info if we've got it.
* Steve Gates` – Hello Jesus – Hello Jesus (EP) (2011) – Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada – www.stevegates.ca
* Andy Fielding – Accordion Noir theme (medium version, 1:47) – Accordion Noir (2010) – Vancouver, BC, Canada – recorded special just for our show! http://www.zisman.ca/squeezebox/Music/Accordion%20Noir%20%28leadsheet,%2004feb10%29.pdf

» read more | download audio file | 3695 downloads | 69 plays

AccNoir-2011-11-09, African Americans played Accordion before they played the Blues, with Jared Snyder

Posted on 11 December, 2011 - 17:50 byBruce Triggs

63:03 minutes (57.73 MB)

AccNoir-2011-11-09, African Americans played Accordion before they played the Blues, with Jared Snyder

Many thanks to the Blue Ridge Institute of Ferrum College for use of a number of these rare recordings: http://www.blueridgeinstitute.org/

Some Blue Ridge Institute recordings are happily online at the Digital Library of Appalachia: http://www.blueridgeinstitute.org/

Playlist:
*Artists – Song – Album (year) and more information

» read more | download audio file | 5685 downloads | 125 plays

AccNoir-2011-02, Not Quite Spooky Enough

Posted on 7 December, 2011 - 20:06 byBruce Triggs

57:23 minutes (52.53 MB)

AccNoir-2011-02, Not Quite Spooky Enough

* Tummel – Est schmerz in Hanoi – Transit (2004) – Sweden – http://www.tummel.nu/
* Andy Fielding – Accordion Noir theme (medium version, 1:47) – Accordion Noir (2010) – Vancouver, BC, Canada – recorded special just for our show! More, http://www.andyfielding.com/temp/visigoth.pdf
* The Magpies / Roger Hoover – Tea Kettle – Eastern Standard Time (2008) – Cleveland, Ohio, USA – http://www.the-magpies.com
* Meatdraw – Crazy – Fin Du Monophone (2008) – Victoria, BC, Canada – www.meatdraw.com

» read more | download audio file | 5016 downloads | 98 plays

AccNoir-2011-10-26, Hurdy Gurdy Noir (Fund-raiser part II) with David Burda!

Posted on 6 December, 2011 - 02:27 byBruce Triggs

61:23 minutes (56.2 MB)

AccNoir-2011-10-26, Hurdy Gurdy Noir (Fund-raiser part II) with David Burda!

Thanks David for being such a great guest! And thanks to all our supporters for helping keep us on the air! Without you, we'd have to sit sadly at home. With you, we are joyful in your ears!
Contact David at: http://en-gb.facebook.com/people/David-Burda/687249999

* Donovan – Hurdy Gurdy Man – Donovan's Greatest Hits (1968)
* David Burda – Glory of the West
* The Decemberists – Annan Water – The Hazards Of Love (2009) – Portland, Oregon, USA – http://www.decemberists.com/

» read more | download audio file | 5180 downloads | 59 plays

AccNoir-2011-10-19, Hurdy Gurdy Noir (fund-raiser, part I) with Bev Dobrinsky of Zeelia

Posted on 3 December, 2011 - 01:53 byBruce Triggs

61:26 minutes (56.25 MB)

AccNoir-2011-10-19, Hurdy Gurdy Noir (fund-raiser, part I) with Bev Dobrinsky of Zeelia

* Artist – Song – Album (year) – Where are they from? – Contact info if we've got it.
* Andy Fielding – Accordion Noir theme (medium version, 1:47) – Accordion Noir (2010) – Vancouver, BC, Canada – recorded special just for our show! More, http://www.andyfielding.com/temp/visigoth.pdf
* Hurtopravci – Zhytiye Moye
* Bev Dobrinsky (Live in studio!) – Plyie Kachja
* Burdon – Mykolaj

» read more | download audio file | 5360 downloads | 69 plays

AccNoir-2011-10-05, Falling Towards

Posted on 22 November, 2011 - 19:27 byBruce Triggs

61:31 minutes (56.32 MB)

AccNoir-2011-10-05, Falling Towards

* Artist – Song – Album (year) – Where are they from? – Contact info if we've got it.
* Abdalla Helmy – Billy Dancing – Rock the Tabla (2011) – Egypt, North Africa – http://www.hossamramzy.com/ Mohsen Allaam, quarter tone accordion
* Johanna Juhola – Keskikesän karkelo – Fantasiatango (2010) – Helsinki, Finland – http://www.johannajuhola.net/
* The Boxcar Boys – 'Till the Cows Come Home – Don't Be Blue (2011) – Toronto, Ontario, Canada – www.theboxcarboys.ca

» read more | download audio file | 4724 downloads | 93 plays

AccNoir-2011-09-07, All Canadian, All the Time

Posted on 19 November, 2011 - 15:08 byBruce Triggs

59:31 minutes (54.5 MB)

AccNoir-2011-09-07, All Canadian, All the Time

* Artist – Song – Album (year) – Where are they from? – Contact info if we've got it.
* Geoff Berner – Shut In – Klezmer Mongrels (2009) – Vancouver, BC, Canada – http://www.geoffberner.com/
* Andy Fielding – Accordion Noir theme (short version, 1:06) – Accordion Noir (2010) – Vancouver, BC, Canada – recorded special just for our show! More, http://www.andyfielding.com/temp/visigoth.pdf
* Wendy McNeill – Stop – A Dreamer's Guide to Hardcore Loving (2008) – Sweden, Canada – http://www.wendymcneill.com/

» read more | download audio file | 4688 downloads | 59 plays

AccNoir-2011-08-31, A nice show for relaxing in stressful times, lost since August.

Posted on 14 November, 2011 - 00:42 byBruce Triggs

60:56 minutes (53.19 MB)

AccNoir-2011-08-31, August Derleth's Not Available (that's what I titled this back in August. Ok...)

* Artist – Song – Album (year) – Where are they from? – Contact info if we've got it.
* The Dinning Sisters – Turn Your Radio On (what year was this?) – Sweethearts of Sun Bonnet Swing– Oklahoma/Chicago, USA – http://www.dagmar-anita-binge.de/ Featured on the WLS National Barn Dance

» read more | download audio file | 3639 downloads | 72 plays

AccNoir-2011-10-12, Cooling Sunny (remember before it rained)

Posted on 9 November, 2011 - 12:19 byBruce Triggs

92:48 minutes (84.96 MB)

AccNoir-2011-10-12, Cooling Sunny (remember before it rained)

* Artist – Song – Album (year) – Where are they from? – Contact info if we've got it.
* Jordi Rosen – Three Angels (Reason) – Madame Xavier (2001) – Montréal, Québec, Canada –   http://www.myspace.com/jordirosen  
* Andy Fielding – Accordion Noir theme (short version, 1:06) – Accordion Noir (2010) – Vancouver, BC, Canada – recorded special just for our show! More, http://www.andyfielding.com/temp/visigoth.pdf

» read more | download audio file | 3137 downloads | 80 plays

AccNoir-2011-09-28, Noir Fest Chill Out

Posted on 28 October, 2011 - 18:52 byBruce Triggs

59:18 minutes (54.29 MB)

AccNoir-2011-09-28, Noir Fest Chill Out

* Artist – Song – Album (year) – Where are they from? – Contact info if we've got it.
* Harry Scurfield – St James Infirmary – Anglo International – http://www.angloconcertina.co.uk/
* Andy Fielding – Accordion Noir theme (short version, 1:06) – Accordion Noir (2010) – Vancouver, BC, Canada – recorded special just for our show! More, http://www.andyfielding.com/temp/visigoth.pdf
* Felix Castro – Repimpin – Anglo International (0) – Ourense, Galicia, Spain – http://www.angloconcertina.co.uk/

» read more | download audio file | 4390 downloads | 111 plays

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