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 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-2007-01-12

Posted on 19 February, 2007 - 12:23 byadmin

91:34 minutes (83.83 MB)

Accordion Noir: Playlist: January 12, 2007
CFRO Co-op Radio in Vancouver, BC, Canada
102.7 FM 2-3 AM (ugh!)
http://www.coopradio.org/ for web-streaming worldwide.

Bad Things (Seattle) – Vaudeville Show (2006) – Lopsided Lullaby
Daniel Kahn & the Painted Bird (Berlin) – The Broken Tongue (2006) – Beyze Vintn
Griff (Belgium) – Griff (2005) – Lazâr/An Dro Tortue
Mr Peters and his boom & chime (Belise) – Weh Mi Lova Deh (1997) – Two Pounds
Larry Unger & Ginny Snowe (US) – Waltz Time II (2005) – Yolanda (and) Carina and Gary

» read more | download audio file | 4100 downloads | 104 plays

AccNoir-2007-01-05

Posted on 19 February, 2007 - 12:22 byadmin

79:23 minutes (72.69 MB)

Accordion Noir: Playlist: January 5, 2007
CFRO Co-op Radio in Vancouver, BC, Canada
102.7 FM 2-3 AM (ugh!)
http://www.coopradio.org/ for web-streaming worldwide.

Turlu Tursu (Belgium) – Accordion 'n Drum 'n Base (2005) – Geamparakle Lui Haidim (Romanian)
Neko Case (Tacoma!) – Furnace Room Lullaby (2000) – Thrice All American (Linda McRae, sweet acc solo.)
Steve (Esteban) Jordan (Texas) – 20 Golden Hits! (1992) – Vengo a Decirte
Gogol Bordello (New York!?!) – Gypsy Punks (2005) – Oh No

» read more | download audio file | 3721 downloads | 90 plays

AccNoir-2006-12-22 Bruce plays "Santa Claus" horribly!

Posted on 22 December, 2006 - 12:24 byadmin

90:42 minutes (83.05 MB)

Accordion Noir: Playlist: December 22, 2006
CFRO Co-op Radio in Vancouver, BC, Canada
102.7 FM 2-3 AM (ugh!)
http://www.coopradio.org/ for web-streaming worldwide.

Kimmo Pohjonen (Finland) – Kalmuk – Kellua
Kimmo Pohjonen (again) – Kalmuk – Mantis
Nix Noltes (from Iceland!) – Orkideur Hawai – Griska Lagid
Bad Things (Seattle) – The Bad Things – Death of the Inferno (Pirates!)
Hossam Ramzy (Egyptian Mohsen Allaam: microtonal acc) – El Amar – Yammal-Amar Aalbab
Rowan! – Sandwich Artist

» read more | download audio file | 25283 downloads | 37 plays

AccNoir-2006-12-15

Posted on 15 December, 2006 - 12:22 byadmin

69:12 minutes (63.36 MB)

Accordion Noir: Playlist: December 15, 2006
CFRO Co-op Radio in Vancouver, BC, Canada
102.7 FM 2-3 AM (ugh!)
http://www.coopradio.org/ for web-streaming worldwide.

Horst Wende - Happy Accordion (1972) - Medley
Stupid - Stupid - Red Sweater
Ultramarine - Folk - Antiseptic
Lea Nicholson - The Concertina Record - Liberty Bell (Monty Python Theme)
Piedro Frosini - New York Blues (Edison Diamond Disk from 1918)
Klezmer Conservatory Orchestra - Yidi Mit'n Fidi (Yidi With His Fiddle) (did this have any accordion in it?)
Concertina Record (again) - Kopya (weird one!)

» read more | download audio file | 7143 downloads | 108 plays

AccNoir-2006-12-08

Posted on 8 December, 2006 - 12:22 byadmin

64:28 minutes (59.02 MB)

Accordion Noir: Playlist: Episode 2: December 8, 2006
CFRO Co-op Radio in Vancouver, BC, Canada
102.7 FM 2-3 AM (ugh!)
http://www.coopradio.org/ for web-streaming worldwide.

1. Gubbish (California?) – Notations in Tonation (2004) – Crack in Space
2. 17 Hippies (Berlin) – Berlin-Style (1999) – Der Zug um 7.40 Uhr (and) Der Song von Mandelay
3. Rowan plays – Kalashnikov – Rowan did not play this on the soundtrack of the film Undergroud, but it sounds like a good movie.
4. The Gay (Vancouver locals) – You Know the Rules (2003) – Opulent Canine

» read more | download audio file | 10436 downloads | 231 plays

AccNoir-2006-12-01 First Show!

Posted on 1 December, 2006 - 12:21 byadmin

62:33 minutes (57.28 MB)

Accordion Noir: Playlist: Episode 1: December 1, 2006
CFRO Co-op Radio in Vancouver, BC, Canada
102.7 FM 2-3 AM (ugh!) First Show!
http://www.coopradio.org/ for web-streaming worldwide.

who (where) which (when) what

Linton Kwesi Johnson (UK) – Tings An Times (1990) – Dubbing for Life (acc. Ian Hill) (Wacky flanging cassette effect to mess with our big premier.)
Rowan (live in the studio!) Vanhad Jatzi (Finnish Jazz)
Pistolera (Brooklyn, NY) – Pistolera (2004)– Mentirosos
Julz (New York) – Squeeze Rock (2005) – Julz-A.com (Squeeze Rock)

» read more | download audio file | 9982 downloads | 212 plays

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