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Old 11.30.2006, 11:15 AM   #1
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does anyone know of any notable accordianists, aside from pauline oliveros?
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Old 11.30.2006, 11:18 AM   #2
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There was some guy played at Bowie's Meltdown festival, I think. hang on, I'll have a look.

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Old 11.30.2006, 11:22 AM   #3
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There's a girl who plays in the southbank with the guy they made the first legal busker in britain who is an awesome accordionist.I'll check to see if her name is on our website because i can't spell it.
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Old 11.30.2006, 11:25 AM   #4
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Astor Piazzolla is pretty great. I love "Zero Hour."


Local duo Dreamland Faces are a very excellent accordian/singing saw combo that do eerie old-style music, sometimes with shadow puppets. Great musicians too. The singing saw guy really knows how to play notes on the thing, and it sounds quite Theremin-like at times.

http://www.dreamlandfaces.com
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Old 11.30.2006, 11:27 AM   #5
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Oh, that geezer in A Hawk and A Hacksaw too. Jeremy someone?
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Old 11.30.2006, 11:28 AM   #6
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Old 11.30.2006, 11:30 AM   #7
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Old 11.30.2006, 11:30 AM   #8
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Leadbelly had some great accordian songs
 
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Old 12.01.2006, 12:56 AM   #9
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Old 12.01.2006, 12:58 AM   #10
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Old 12.01.2006, 03:15 AM   #11
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Check out The Gotan Project. They have some interesting accordian playing on their recordings. I recommend Lunatico.
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Old 12.01.2006, 03:27 AM   #12
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Old 12.01.2006, 04:20 AM   #13
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I have been meaning to explore Angel Corpus Christi...she plays mostly Accordian I think.

http://www.volcanictongue.com/artist...rpus%20Christi
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Old 12.01.2006, 04:49 AM   #14
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I have been meaning to explore Angel Corpus Christi...she plays mostly Accordian I think.

http://www.volcanictongue.com/artist...rpus%20Christi
I downloaded a few songs a while ago but i wasn't too impressed.It's not bad as such but not my thing.
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Old 12.01.2006, 05:39 AM   #15
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Bummer, I'm trying to find some stuff to download as we speak.
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Old 12.01.2006, 05:43 AM   #16
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I have an Angel Corpus Christi 7", a version of Suicide's "Cheree" with Alan Vega doing the vocals. It's nice enough, and an interesting novelty, but with Vega doing the vocals, a novelty is exactly what it feels like and it's put me off thinking about exploring any further.
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Old 12.01.2006, 06:47 AM   #17
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Many thanks for that.I have some Piazzola at home that i'll try to upload if i can be arsed.
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Old 06.27.2007, 10:56 AM   #18
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Old 06.27.2007, 12:34 PM   #19
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It's "accordion" with an 'o'. Yeah, I know you were just using T & B's spelling haha.
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