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-2011-03-23, One Week's Accordion

Posted on 30 March, 2011 - 20:15 byBruce Triggs

60:21 minutes (55.26 MB)

AccNoir-2011-03-23, One Week's Accordion

* Artist – Song – Album (year) – Where are they from? – Contact info if we've got it.
* Phyllis Sinclair – Morning Laughter – Dreams of the Washerwomen (2011) – –
* 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 | 5406 downloads | 48 plays

AccNoir-2011-03-16, St Patty's Day-oh yeah.

Posted on 26 March, 2011 - 00:59 byBruce Triggs

63:24 minutes (58.05 MB)

AccNoir-2011-03-16, St Patty's Day-oh yeah.

Sorry this took a bit… nice one though.

* Artist – Song – Album (year) – Where are they from? – Contact info if we've got it.
* John J. Kimmel, acc. With piano accompaniment by Joe Linder. – Connaught man / Medley of jigs – Edison Blue Amberol: 3521 (Dubbed from Edison Diamond Disc matrix 6045.) (1918) – – Part of the UCSB Cylinder Digitization Project: http://cylinders.library.ucsb.edu/.

» read more | download audio file | 5388 downloads | 44 plays

AccNoir-2011-03-09, International Women's Day 100 year anniversary

Posted on 10 March, 2011 - 13:23 byBruce Triggs

61:56 minutes (53.96 MB)

AccNoir-2011-03-09, International Women's Day 100 year anniversary

* Artist – Song – Album (year) – Where are they from? – Contact info if we've got it.
* Viola Turpeinen – Pääskysvalssi – Viola Turpeinen - American hanuriprinsessa - Vol. 1 - 1928-1929 (0) – Champion, Michigan, USA / Finland – www.AccordionUprising.org (March 8, 1011 article)
* The Gay – Robert Smith – You Know The Rules (2003) – Vancouver, BC, Canada – http://www.mintrecs.com/index.php?component=releases&action=release_details&id=52&artist=the_gay

» read more | download audio file | 5763 downloads | 78 plays

AccNoir-2011-02-23, One Squeezy Week!

Posted on 8 March, 2011 - 11:19 byBruce Triggs

57:09 minutes (52.33 MB)

AccNoir-2011-02-23, One Squeezy Week!

* Artist – Song – Album (year) – Where are they from? – Contact info if we've got it.
* Dsd (Derrick Stacey Denholm) – Bastard out of Nowhere in Particular – Le Petit Bourdon, etc. (2006) – Prince George, BC, Canada – "Tändstickor DSD, Speed the Parting Guests, Newold Folklór Non-Electric"
* Jeffrey Broussard & the Creole Cowboys – Off Time Zydeco – Keeping the Tradition Alive (2007) – http://www.jefferybroussard.com/

» read more | download audio file | 5542 downloads | 66 plays

AccNoir-2011-03-02, Mojo Zydeco in the Studio!

Posted on 5 March, 2011 - 01:51 byBruce Triggs

56:13 minutes (51.47 MB)

AccNoir-2011-03-02, Mojo Zydeco in the Studio!

* Artist – Song – Album (year) – Where are they from? – Contact info if we've got it.
* Interview with Mary Beth Carty of Bette & Wallet, appearing at the Festival du Bois this weekend. Thanks Mary Beth!
[That interview included snippets from]:
* Bette Et Wallet – Minister's Daughter – Voici... Bette & Wallet (2008) – Quebec / Nova Scotia Canada – www.bette-wallet.com

» read more | download audio file | 5831 downloads | 119 plays

AccNoir-2011-02-16, Number One With a Bullet! (contest give-away!)

Posted on 26 February, 2011 - 13:07 byBruce Triggs

58:33 minutes (53.61 MB)

AccNoir-2011-02-16, Number One With a Bullet! (contest give-away!)

In honour of the Decemberists run up the charts, WE'RE GIVING AWAY an Accordion Noir shirt, AND an Accordion Babes Calendar to the person (or corporate entity) who can tell us the last time an accordion band was at No. 1 in charts-ville. Whoever has the most interesting answer wins.

* Artist – Song – Album (year) – Where are they from? – Contact info if we've got it.

» read more | download audio file | 5665 downloads | 58 plays

AccNoir-2011-02-09, Romantic Tango and Musette with Tanguisette

Posted on 14 February, 2011 - 14:11 byBruce Triggs

63:33 minutes (58.19 MB)

AccNoir-2011-02-09, Romantic Tango and Musette with Tanguisette

* Artist – Song – Album (year) – Where are they from? – Contact info if we've got it.
* Tanguisette – “Accordion Noir” Theme Song (composed by Andy Fielding)
* Tanguisette – Sous Les Ponts de Paris (composed by Vincent Scotto
* Tanguisette – Mademoiselle de Paris (by Paul Durand in 1948)
* Edith Piaf – La Vie en Rose – Café de Paris (1946)
* Tanguisette – La Vie en Rose
* Tanguisette – Detresse (composed by Astor Piazzolla)
* Tanguisette – Romantico Idolio (Sans ta presence) Piazzolla

» read more | download audio file | 6414 downloads | 202 plays

AccNoir 02-02-2011, Virtuous Improvisation - Rowan plunders the CFRO music library

Posted on 4 February, 2011 - 22:59 byBruce Triggs

59:15 minutes (54.24 MB)

AccNoir 02-02-2011, Virtuous Improvisation - Rowan plunders the CFRO music library

Bruce's family were all out with the flu. Rowan said we didn't want to have "Accordion Noauurghheh!" to which Bruce agreed. We're doing much better now. Feel free to check out his (Bruce's) new www.AccordionUprising.org blog to check up on him, or if you're reading this there, hi!)

* Artist – Song – Album (year) – Where are they from? – Contact info if we've got it.

» read more | download audio file | 6127 downloads | 87 plays

2011-01-19, Gung Haggis Fat Choy, Bellowing Pipes!

Posted on 29 January, 2011 - 11:34 byBruce Triggs

58:19 minutes (53.39 MB)

2011-01-19, Gung Haggis Fat Choy, Bellowing Pipes!

With special guests Allan McMordie and Toddish McWongish

See them in Seattle: Feb 20, 2011 http://gunghaggisfatchoy-seattle.com/
McMord

Or in Vancouver, visit: http://www.gunghaggis.com/

* Artist – Song – Album (year) – Where are they from? – 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! More, http://www.andyfielding.com/temp/visigoth.pdf

» read more | download audio file | 4475 downloads | 55 plays

AccNoir-2011-01-26, Creaking Planks, their 6th Year Anniversary Anniversary

Posted on 29 January, 2011 - 11:04 byBruce Triggs

57:17 minutes (52.45 MB)

AccNoir-2011-01-26, Creaking Planks, their 6th Year Anniversary Anniversary

Come to the celebration: Mon. Jan 31st, The Railway Club, 579 Dunsmuir St. Vancouver. $8 ($6 members)
http://creakingplanks.com/2011-01-31-creaking-planks-6th-anniversary/

* Artist – Song – Album (year) – Where are they from? – Contact info if we've got it.
* Creaking Planks – Accordion Noir Theme Song – Live in the Co-op Radio studios on Accordion Noir!
* Angelo DiPippo – Arthur Street – Legends of the Accordion – http://www.angelodipippo.com/

» read more | download audio file | 5785 downloads | 52 plays

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