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-2010-11-10, Falling Up

Posted on 2 December, 2010 - 12:08 byBruce Triggs

43:29 minutes (39.81 MB)

AccNoir-2010-11-10, Falling Up

* Artist – Song – Album (year) – Where are they from? – Contact info if we've got it.
* Fishtank – The Last Shamisen Master – Super Raoul (2005) – Los Angeles, California, USA – http://www.fishtankensemble.com/
* 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

» read more | download audio file | 5896 downloads | 38 plays

AccNoir-2010-11-3, Halloween in December (early holiday music)

Posted on 2 December, 2010 - 11:35 byBruce Triggs

58:41 minutes (53.74 MB)

AccNoir-2010-11-3, Post-Halloween Creeping all the way into December

* Artist – Song – Album (year) – Where are they from? – Contact info if we've got it.
* Bruce Triggs – CFRO Co-op Radio 2010 AGM PRA – CFRO Radio PRAs (2010) – – Edits from the Creaking Planks "Closer," from the Vivo Sessions, 2008
* 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 | 5945 downloads | 24 plays

AccNoir-2010-10-27, Theremin, Musical-Saw, Glass-Harmonica Noir.

Posted on 9 November, 2010 - 14:07 byBruce Triggs

183:40 minutes (168.16 MB)

AccNoir-2010-10-27, Theremin, Musical-Saw, Glass-Harmonica Noir. Monster three hour playlist show, with special guest prOphecy Sun!

Big Thank You to member-drive supporters October 20 & 27th!
We helped the station raise $30,000.

Oh my gosh! Go see Armen Ra play theremin opening for Nick Cave on Nov 26th at the Commodore in Vancouver! http://www.myspace.com/armenra

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

» read more | download audio file | 8706 downloads | 143 plays

AccNoir-2010-10-20, Accordion Italiano extra-long Special, with guest-expert Linda Bull!

Posted on 7 November, 2010 - 17:04 byBruce Triggs

120:58 minutes (110.75 MB)

AccNoir-2010-10-20, Accordion Italiano extra-long Special, with guest-expert Linda Bull!

Big Thank You to member-drive supporters October 20 & 27th!

* 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
* Filippo Gambetta - Pippi – Andirivieni - Genova, Liguria – www.filippogambetta.com

» read more | download audio file | 6903 downloads | 58 plays

AccNoir-2010-10-13, Pre Fund-Drive Drivin'

Posted on 4 November, 2010 - 11:32 byBruce Triggs

58:34 minutes (53.63 MB)

AccNoir-2010-10-13, Pre Fund-Drive Drivin'

Come out tonight (Nov. 4) to the Vancouver Squeezebox Circle! 684 E. Hastings Street at Spartacus Books, 8-10 PM. I forgot to mention it on last night's show.
(I know this is late, we should catch up with the big Italian and Theremin etc shows within a week or so.)

Big Thank You to member-drive supporters October 20 & 27th!
We helped the station raise $30,000.

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

» read more | download audio file | 7035 downloads | 20 plays

AccNoir-2010-10-27, Theremin, Musical-Saw, Glass Harmonica, Special Announcement!

Posted on 19 October, 2010 - 00:40 byBruce Triggs

0:55 minutes (1.05 MB)

AccNoir-2010-10-27, Theremin, Musical-Saw, Glass Harmonica special, PRA Announcement!

Big Thank You to member-drive supporters October 20 & 27th!

A quick announcement for Wednesday Oct 27th Theremin, Musical-Saw, Glass Harmonica special.

If you know any players of said instruments in Vancouver, we'd love to have guests! Should be great.

* Artist – Song – Album (year) – Where are they from? – Contact info if we've got it.
* Tom Waits – Rainbirds – Swordfishtrombones (1983)

» read more | download audio file | 6325 downloads | 80 plays

2010-10-18, Accordion Italiano special, PRA Announcement

Posted on 18 October, 2010 - 19:10 byBruce Triggs

0:48 minutes (933.72 KB)

2010-10-18, Accordion Italiano special, PRA Announcement

Big Thank You to member-drive supporters October 20 & 22!

A quick announcement for this Wednesday's (Oct 20) Italian Accordion special with Linda Bull, of CiTR's "Give 'em the Boot" Italian music show. Should be great.

* Artist – Song – Album (year) – Where are they from? – Contact info if we've got it.
* Riccardo Tesi & Banditaliana – Justin – Thapsos (2000) – Tuscany, Italy – http://www.riccardotesi.com/

For the cover, we'll throw in… an old (Italian) Soprani accordion. Pretty and Blue.

» read more | download audio file | 5619 downloads | 59 plays

AccNoir-2010-10-06, Sepiachord and New Stuff!

Posted on 13 October, 2010 - 10:42 byBruce Triggs

58:47 minutes (54.24 MB)

AccNoir-2010-10-06, Sepiachord and New Stuff!

Big Thank You Fund-drive specials coming October 20 & 22!

* Artist – Song – Album (year) – Where are they from? – Contact info if we've got it.
* Joseph Macerollo – Earth Cycles: II - New Moon – Persuasion . The Contemporary Accordion (1996) – Toronto, Ontario, Canada – http://josephmacerollo.com/index.htm
* Danielle Martineau – Le scottish de Grosse-Île/Ruisseau d'avril – Les secrets du vent (2004) – Canada – http://www.qim.com/albums/description.asp?albumid=2679

» read more | download audio file | 5874 downloads | 195 plays

AccNoir-2010-09-29, Post-Fest Hangover Show (Sept 22nd we were off at the Festival)

Posted on 8 October, 2010 - 11:31 byBruce Triggs

66:43 minutes (61.08 MB)

AccNoir-2010-09-29, Post-Fest Hangover Show (Sept 22nd we were off at the Festival)

Apologies for falling so far behind with these episodes while preparing for our Accordion Noir Festival. We're almost caught up now. The Fest was grand, we hope for more and better next year!

* 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

» read more | download audio file | 6329 downloads | 182 plays

AccNoir-2010-09-08, Smoothly Shaven

Posted on 4 October, 2010 - 22:53 byBruce Triggs

56:51 minutes (52.05 MB)

AccNoir-2010-09-08, Smoothly Shaven

Apologies for falling so far behind with these episodes while preparing for our Accordion Noir Festival. We're almost caught up now. The Fest was grand, we hope for more and better next year!

* 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

» read more | download audio file | 5796 downloads | 35 plays

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