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-2010-03-12, Celtic Monster Mash-up

Posted on 28 March, 2010 - 13:56 byBruce Triggs

145:01 minutes (132.77 MB)

AccNoir-2010-03-12, Celtic Monster Mash-up (Better late than never.)

*Artist – Song – Album (year) – Contact info if we've got it.
* The Celtic Tribute to Led Zeppelin – Long ago and far away – http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6Sz7y9yK1Wc
* Loreena McKennitt – The Mummer's Dance – http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0B7sH5QLyXY
* Liz Carroll And James Keane, Jr. – Reels: Catherine McEvoy's - Arklow Mountains – Roots Music - an American Journey 2 (1978) – –

» read more | download audio file | 9283 downloads | 59 plays

AccNoir-10-03-05, Mixed up Scramblin'

Posted on 21 March, 2010 - 11:19 byBruce Triggs

59:33 minutes (54.53 MB)

AccNoir-2010-03-05, Mixed up Scramblin'

*Artist – Song – Album (year) – Contact info if we've got it.
* Andy Fielding – Accordion Noir theme (long version, 2:30) – Accordion Noir (2010) – Vancouver, BC, Canada – recorded special just for our show!
* Klezmic Zirkus – Solstice D'été – 13, Chemin Des Mandarines (2010) – Liège, Liège, Belgium – http://www.abysses-asbl.be/klezmic-zirkus/
* The Fugitives – Start a War – Eccentrically We Love (2010) – Vancouver, BC, Canada – http://www.fugitives.ca/

» read more | download audio file | 8106 downloads | 53 plays

AccNoir-2010-02-26, Marie-Josée Houle, Language-Instruction Sing-Along!

Posted on 28 February, 2010 - 10:49 byBruce Triggs

62:36 minutes (57.32 MB)

AccNoir-2010-02-26, Marie-Josée Houle (all the way from Ottawa, and that's far.)

Come out tonight (as I post this) to see Marie-Josée, Jason Webley, The Creaking Planks, our new friend Gumshoe Banshee (see our spring-olympic's episode two weeks ago). Sun Feb 28th, at the Little Mountain Gallery, 195 E. 26th at Main, in Vancouver. It's gonna be great!

*Artist – Song – Album (year) – Contact info if we've got it.
*Andy Fielding – Accordion Noir Theme! – Vancouver, BC, Canada – http://www.andyfielding.com/temp/visigoth.pdf

» read more | download audio file | 8916 downloads | 69 plays

AccNoir-2010-02-19, Pee Wee King Day!

Posted on 21 February, 2010 - 15:28 byBruce Triggs

67:28 minutes (61.77 MB)

AccNoir-2010-02-19, Pee Wee King Day! The grand-master of Country and Western Swing Accordion!

*Artist – Song – Album (year) – Contact info if we've got it.
* Andy Fielding – Accordion Noir theme (2010) – Vancouver, BC, Canada – recorded special just for our show!
* Pee Wee King (Frank Julius Anthony Kuczynski) – Dragnet – Blue Suede Shoes: Gonna Shake This Shack Tonight (1955) – Milwaukee, Wisconsin / Nashville, Tennessee, USA – http://www.bear-family.de

» read more | download audio file | 13193 downloads | 159 plays

AccNoir-2010-02-12, Sunshine-Olympics rant episode. (Sometimes accordions have to take a stand).

Posted on 15 February, 2010 - 13:09 byBruce Triggs

75:00 minutes (68.67 MB)

AccNoir-2010-02-12, Sunshine-Olympics rant episode. (Sometimes accordions have to take a stand).

*Artist – Song – Album (year) – Contact info if we've got it.

* Andy Fielding – Accordion Noir theme (short version, 1:06) – Accordion Noir (2010) – Vancouver, BC, Canada – recorded special just for our show!
* BU☆LI – 霧と煙 (Fog and Smoke) – Chitty Chitty (2005) – Sapporo City, Japan – http://www.myspace.com/buli1993
* La Strada – Sun Song – La Strada (2009) – Brooklyn, New York (USA) – ernestjennings.com

» read more | download audio file | 10315 downloads | 46 plays

AccNoir-2010-02-05, Happy Valentines (not olympics) Day!

Posted on 13 February, 2010 - 13:58 byBruce Triggs

60:37 minutes (55.49 MB)

AccNoir-2010-02-05, Happy Valentines (not olympics) Day!

We have one more Accordion Babes Calendar...
And always have Accordion Noir shirts for your wearing (or gifting) pleasure.
Thank you for enjoying and supporting us at: www.AccordionNoir.com

*Artist – Song – Album (year) – Contact info if we've got it.

* The Decemberists – Isn't It A Lovely Night? – The Hazards Of Love (2009) – Portland, Oregon, USA – http://www.decemberists.com/

» read more | download audio file | 8696 downloads | 36 plays

Harriet's plea for a girl piano-accordion teacher in Vancouver!

Posted on 7 February, 2010 - 19:28 byBruce Triggs

1:01 minutes (1.17 MB)

Harriet's Heartfelt Plea for a girl accordion teacher in Vancouver.
Special bonus episode of Accordion Noir. (One minute long.)

Bruce's daughter Harriet shares her heartfelt dream of finding an accordion teacher in Vancouver. Awwww. (This was totally her idea.)

» read more | download audio file | 8146 downloads | 103 plays

AccNoir-2010-01-22, Rowan's tribute to Kate McGarrigle (& Co.)

Posted on 6 February, 2010 - 10:43 byBruce Triggs

64:26 minutes (73.74 MB)

AccNoir-2010-01-22, Rowan's tribute to Kate McGarrigle (& Co.)

Kate McGarrigle & Co. - Hard Times Come Again No More (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4YrfLnlrquo)
Kate & Anna McGarrigle - Complainte Pour St. Catherine (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=brxkHivKSUg)
Kate & Anna McGarrigle - Blanche Comme la Neige - Dancer With Bruised Knees
Amber Lee Baker - Whaler's Wife
Culann's Hounds - Thousand Flowers
Bowerbirds - Olive Hearts
the Fugitives - Find Me
Julian Koster + Uncle Harlan - klezmer wire recording (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mX6vHe210dc)
Naftule's Dream - Gnossienne #1

» read more | download audio file | 8180 downloads | 63 plays

AccNoir-2010-01-29, Earle Peach & Babara Jackson, Concertinas & Finnish Metal

Posted on 5 February, 2010 - 23:30 byBruce Triggs

60:46 minutes (55.64 MB)

AccNoir-2010-01-29, Earle Peach & Babara Jackson, Concertinas & Finnish Metal

We may have one more Accordion Babes Calendar,
and we always have Accordion Noir shirts!
Thank you for enjoying us at: www.AccordionNoir.com

*Artist – Song – Album (year) – Where they're from – Contact info.
* Bette Et Wallet – Squeegees – Voici... Bette & Wallet (2008) – –
* Daisy de Bolt – Wind Fall
* Swamp Ward Orchestra – Beanfield/Draailleraroma
* Earle Peach & Barbara Jackson – Fondez le Bois
* Swamp Ward Orchestra – Donkey Boy's Lament

» read more | download audio file | 7980 downloads | 60 plays

AccNoir-2010-01-15, Play it again Rowan, while we step out

Posted on 28 January, 2010 - 16:30 byBruce Triggs

58:06 minutes (79.79 MB)

AccNoir-2010-01-15, Play it again Rowan, while we step out.

I think we may have one more Accordion Babes Calendar,
and we always have Accordion Noir shirts!
Thank you for enjoying us at: accordion.noir@gmail.com

*Artist – Song
Story - Overwhelm
Olenka and the Autumn Lovers - Iron Pump
Vagabond Opera - New Year's Eve In A Haunted House
Logan Whitehurst III - When Werewolves Collide
Vladimir Sidorov - Concerto d'Aranguez
Tosca Tango Orchestra - Lastima Grande
Dick Contino - Caravan
Magnetic Fields - Love Is Like Jazz
Jodri Rosen - Love Love
Gubbish - Crack In Space

» read more | download audio file | 10816 downloads | 57 plays

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