Thursday, June 26, 2008

Cocktail Nation Show 31

Thanks to the koop kooper back from a quick trip to the Bahamas as guest at Chris Evert and Greg Norman's wedding on paradise island…..coming up on the show we talk to Ruby Bennet about an event in California called the Hulabloo, another song from the Nothing but the Best Sinatra album..a look at the world of swank i’ve got some books on Dino for you to collar

Moonrays-You’ve got me voodoo’d

Project Pimento-Moon of Monocorra

Jimmy Vargas-Boulevard of broken dreams

Jackie Gleason-Me and my shaddow

Dean Martin –Who’s got the action

Lushy-Go Go

Sergio Mendez and Brasil 66-Tim Dom Dom

Frank Sinatra- Luck be a Lady

Octobop-Girl Talk

Xavier Cugat-Penthouse Mambo

Nelsonics-Last Date

Bing Day-Mama’s place

Herb Alpert-Love potion number 9

SG Sound-Jump the Shark

Astrud Gilberto – Shadow of your smile

Cocktail Nation Show 30

Cocktail Nation show 30
Thanks to the Koop Kooper up high in the Sydney penthouse broadcasting to the world with a selection of lounge rarities, neo lounge with a sprinkle of exotica all thrown into a cocktail mixer and served on ice…..coming up on the show I catch up with my favourite artist Brad Tiki Shark Parker as we head to Hawaii to chat about his art and the beautiful corner of the world that he is fortunate to inhabit.
I've got another track from the Moonrays new cd Swingin at the Séance, a look at some swank events across the world plus a look at new album came up the elevator this week it's called Sinatra the Nothing but the best.
Frank Sinatra-Come fly with me
Blue Hawaians – Last Days of Summer
Tiki Tones-Gomez
Esquival-Question Mark
Clouseaux-Chic Alors
Nina Simone-Don't Explain
Lola Albright-Goodbye my Lover
Blue Martinis-Great City
Yma Sumac - Babalu
Cocktail Preachers-Slave Girl
Chet Baker –Moonlight becomes you
Dorothy Daindridge-That old feeling
Moonrays-The Spooks Jumpin
Tito Rodriguez-The Magnificant Seven

Thursday, June 19, 2008

Cocktail Nation Show 29

Thanks to the Koop Kooper is back on the Cocktail Nation with a stack of lounge hits lined up on the Hi Fi and on the show this week he talks to Scott Menshing from the MoonRays about their new album Swingin at the Seance
He has a review of a new James Bond book, a cool website for Fanzines and music to bookmark plus a look at the world of swank.
The Cocktail Nation lounge music podcast, so good it should be banned!

The Sheiks Men-Caravan
Mel Torme-Swingin on the Moon
Moonrays-Swingin at the Seance
Dreamer-Sergio Mendez…featuring Lani Hall and Herb Alpert
James Bond Sextet-James Bond Theme
Spy Fi-Dick Tracy
Chet Baker-Someone to watch over me
Lushy- Tiki
Arthur lyman Group-Cubana Chant
Bobby Darin-Once in a lifetime
Plas Johnson-pink Panther
Esquival-flower girl from bordezux
Pink Martini -Everywhere

Thursday, June 12, 2008

Cocktail Nation show 28

Koop Kooper is back in Sydney after a quick recharge of the batteries in Honoloulu.
On the show this week Kooper tracks down Jay Brooks from Clouseux.
He’s got the lowdown on the films destroyed at the universal studios and one for the classic car nuts with an interesting conversion of a 59 Lincoln.
So make sure you spend some time up high in the Sydney Penthouse with the lounge lothario Koop Kooper.

Frank Sinatra-Have you met Miss Jones
Liz Geyson-You turn me on baby
Clouseux-Beyond Good and Evil
Combustible Edison-Breakfast at Dennys
Earl Grant-House of Bamboo
Frank Bennett-Beautiful People
Tikiyaki orchestra- Exotique
Don Ho-A taste of Honey
Lushy- Midnight at the Oasis
Ruth Cameron-One for my baby
Roland Shaw and his orchestra-James Bond Theme
Martin Denny-Quiet Village
Shirley Horn-The Good Life
Spy Fi-Then play them down

Monday, June 2, 2008

Cocktail Nation show 27

Koop Kooper kicks back poolside this week in Honolulu at the Halekulani hotel as he presents the best in classic and neo lounge.
He make a long distance call to Sydneys number one swingin canary Paige Delancey to talk about her music.
So make sure you join Kooper as he works on his tan for some jet set fun in the sun thanks to the

Clouseux-Monkey with the golden fez
Spy Fi-Secret Agent Man
Paige Delancy-Misty
Herb Alperts Tijuana Brass-Whipped Cream
Dee Dee Bridgewater-Angel Eyes
Metrolites-KGB vs UFO
Joey Altruda-Playboys theme
Lola Albright- I’ve got a crush on you
Chet Baker-My funny Velentine
Lushy- Allure of the Reef
Night Train-Night Train
Dean Martin-Just in time
Don Tiki-The Natives are restless tonight
Martini Kings- So Danca Samba
Enoch Light-Blonde Bombshell