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-2010-07-14, Festivals by the Sea (with Josh from the Gertrudes)

Posted on 15 July, 2010 - 15:47 byBruce Triggs

59:20 minutes (54.34 MB)

AccNoir-2010-07-14, Festivals by the Sea
(yes I know I haven't posted the June 30th Salmon Avalance show yet, but I wanted to get these out for the Festivals. Soon we'll be fixed up.)

* Artist – Song – Album (year) – Where are they from? – Contact info if we've got it.
* Calexico – Sunken Waltz – Feast Of Wire (2003) – Tucson, Arizona, USA – www.casadecalexico.com
* Mojo Zydeco – Zydeco Boogaloo – Zydified (2003) – Vancouver, BC, Canada – http://www.mojozydeco.com/

» read more | download audio file | 7109 downloads | 59 plays

AccNoir-10-07-07, "Accordion Noir Comes Alive"

Posted on 14 July, 2010 - 19:24 byBruce Triggs

59:50 minutes (54.78 MB)

AccNoir-10-07-07, "Accordion Noir Comes Alive"

* Artist – Song – Album (year) – Where are they from? – Contact info if we've got it.
* Jack Velker – Best Kept Secret – Mojo Zydeco - Live (2006) – Vancouver, BC, Canada – http://www.mojozydeco.com/
* BeauSoleil – Chez Seychelles (Extended Live Version) – Cajun Magic: Instrumentals From Louisiana (1998) – Lafayette, Louisiana, USA – http://www.rosebudus.com/beausoleil/

» read more | download audio file | 6656 downloads | 289 plays

AccNoir-2010-06-23, Kim Darwin plays Jazz and is Friendly

Posted on 5 July, 2010 - 22:21 byBruce Triggs

58:31 minutes (53.58 MB)

AccNoir-2010-06-23, Kim Darwin plays Jazz and is Friendly

* 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! http://www.andyfielding.com/temp/visigoth.pdf
* Big Joe Burke – Estranged – Love or Money – Vancouver, BC, Canada – http://www.bigjoeburke.com/
* They Might Be Giants – No Plan B – Cast Your Pod To The Wind (DTAS) (2007) – Brooklyn, New York, USA – http://www.tmbg.com/

» read more | download audio file | 7397 downloads | 41 plays

AccNoir-2010-06-16, Martha Wainwright tours without Rowan (Edith Piaf's Accordeoniste)

Posted on 28 June, 2010 - 19:14 byBruce Triggs

57:18 minutes (52.47 MB)

AccNoir-2010-06-16, Martha Wainwright tours without Rowan (Edith Piaf's Accordeoniste)

* Artist – Song – Album (year) – Where are they from? – 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! More, http://www.andyfielding.com/temp/visigoth.pdf
* Levon Helm – Stuff You Gotta Watch (Brian Mitchell, Accordion) – Electric Dirt (2009) – Woodstock, New York, USA – http://www.levonhelm.com/

» read more | download audio file | 7540 downloads | 33 plays

AccNoir-2010-06-09, Doughnuts in the Lobby Show

Posted on 22 June, 2010 - 13:25 byBruce Triggs

56:39 minutes (51.87 MB)

AccNoir-2010-06-09, Doughnuts in the Lobby Show

*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
* Camille Feruzi – Likambo Ya Ngana – Congo Accordeon (0) – Congo, Central Africa – (From Jared Snyder)

* New Orleans Klezmer Allstars – Hartman Pick Up Your Accordion And Play – Fresh Out The Past (2005) – –

» read more | download audio file | 7171 downloads | 47 plays

AccNoir-2010-06-02, Sex-Toys and Accordion Repairs

Posted on 15 June, 2010 - 10:58 byBruce Triggs

58:35 minutes (53.63 MB)

AccNoir-2010-06-02, Sex-Toys and Accordion Repairs
(Sorry, I couldn't resist that title, it was too silly. Watch the search engines turn over for this one. I guess we pander when we can.)

*Artist – Song – Album (year) – Where are they from? – Contact info if we've got it.
* Intro with the folks from SoundScape (the avant-garde show before our new Wednesday time.) I don't know the name of their piece, but it's layered with:
* Hell's Bellows (w/ Eli Kaufman) – Dreamland (improvised) – Mantici Infernali (year?) – Seattle, Washington, USA – http://www.myspace.com/faqx4

» read more | download audio file | 6743 downloads | 51 plays

AccNoir-2010-05–26, Rowan To the Rescue Show!

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

62:26 minutes (57.17 MB)

AccNoir-2010-05–26, Rowan To the Rescue Show!

*Artist – Song – Album (year) – Where are they from? – Contact info if we've got it.
*Intro with the folks from SoundScape (the show before our new Wednesday time.)
* Andy Fielding – Accordion Noir theme (2010)
* Armand Lassagne – Cavaquinho – Le Tournis (2004) – France – http://www.chantdumonde.com/fr/label/fiche_artiste.php?artist_id=91

» read more | download audio file | 8303 downloads | 34 plays

AccNoir-2010-05-21, Last Friday Blowout! With Jeffrey Bützer and friends.

Posted on 4 June, 2010 - 11:20 byBruce Triggs

74:30 minutes (68.22 MB)

AccNoir-2010-05-21, Last Friday Blowout! (before our nice Wednesday time-shift.)

Watch out, Bruce plays the Amoebic Ensemble again!

*Artist – Song – Album (year) – Where are they from? – Contact info if we've got it.
* Accordion Noir Electronic/New Time PRA ("The most overproduced one-minute in accordion radio history." It took me 8 hours to make a one minute ad. That's ten minutes/second, don't I have anything better to do?.) Notes on the music in the ad: http://accordionnoir.org/drupal/node/215

» read more | download audio file | 7810 downloads | 28 plays

AccNoir-2010-05-19, First Wednesday Novelty Showcase

Posted on 3 June, 2010 - 07:59 byBruce Triggs

63:57 minutes (58.55 MB)

AccNoir-2010-05–19, First Wednesday Novelty Showcase

*Artist – Song – Album (year) – Where are they from? – Contact info if we've got it.
*Intro with the folks from SoundScape (the show before our new Wednesday time.)
* 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
* Bratko Bibič & The Madleys – Dolores – Na Domacem Vrtu (In The Family Garden) (2001) – Slovenia – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bratko_Bibič

» read more | download audio file | 7463 downloads | 43 plays

AccNoir-2010-05-14, Magnifico! Kid's Accordion Books with Victoria Miles

Posted on 19 May, 2010 - 00:37 byBruce Triggs

85:14 minutes (78.04 MB)

AccNoir-2010-05-12, Magnifico! with Victoria Miles.

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

* Accordion Noir Electronic/New Time PRA (broadcast first here today!4
* 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
* Mimmit – Katrillin Poika – Hats, Hats Harakkainen (2008) – Finland! – http://www.mimmit.com/english.html

» read more | download audio file | 8553 downloads | 68 plays

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