Friday, February 27, 2009

Cocktail Nation 63-No Blood, No Foul

Tonight we catch up with author and friend of the Cocktail Nation Bill Raetz and find out about his new book “No Blood No Foul”.Another from the latest Jimmy Vargas album Black Halo. Some cool things Kooper found on the net and the ultimate Bachelor Pad Gadget.

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Sally Street-Gee Baby Ain't I Good To You

Mark Copeland-DeLovely

Spy-Fi-Then Play Down

Sonny lester-The Breeze and I

Jimmy Vargas-Black Widow on the Sunset Strip

Buddy Morrow-Night Train

Chet Baker-Moon Love

George Dunning-Lilly and Julian

Hugo Montenegro-Goldfinger

Waitiki-White Sandy Beach

Martini Kings-Nylon Jungle

Perez Prado-In the Mood

Les Baxter-Balinese Bongos

Pete Rugolo-For Hi Fi Bugs

Saturday, February 21, 2009

Cocktail Nation 62-More Spy TV

Thanks to the cad.net Koop Kooper ...tonight on the show we talk tv spies with Dr Wes Britten who has a brand new book out....news on the tv show Lost in Space...some cool shows to attend.....news of an interesting film based on a famous spy and speaking of spys which we are a always obsessed with...a website about spys.......the Moonrays and Waitiki need your help plus the coolest lounge on the planet.

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Martini Kings-March of the Moai

Octobop-Have You Hugged Your Martian Today

Spy Fi-Black tie Spy

Al Cailola-Bernies Tune

Blossum Dearie-Just one of those things

Vic Flick-From Russia with Love

Tikiyaki Orchestra-Stranded in Paradise

Waitiki -Ruby

Dave Brubeck-Take Five

Frank Sinatra-luck be a lady

Nelson Riddle-Route 66

Project Pimento-Heart

Julie London-Girl Talk

Hugo Montenegro-Our man Flint

Three Sons-Caravan

Sunday, February 15, 2009

Cocktail Nation 61-Kooper digs the Magic Islands with Waitiki

Thanks to the cad.net Koop Kooper siting up high in the penthouse with the AC on high as Sydney swelters through another hot summer ..but tonight we will cool down with some fantastic classic and neo lounge....coming up on the show we will talk to Randy Wong and Tim Mayer from Waitki about their new album, another legend has passed away, Blossum Dearie, we will take a look at her life and music... plus a look at the world of swank with a few things for you to attend.
Frank Bennet-Money Changes Everything
Bobby Darin-Fly Me to the Moon
Waitiki-Magic Islands
Diana Krall -Where Or When
Billy May-Patricia
Jimmy Vargas-Love is a Racket
Jonah Jones—Whatever Lola Want
Henry Mancini - Pink Panther theme
Blossum Dearie- I'm Hip
Pat Reader-Cha Cha On The Moon
Mark Copeland-At Long Last Love
Sally Street-Teach me tonight Y
ma Sumac—Bo Mambo
Sg Sound-A Latin Affair
Chris Connor-Things are Swingin

Sunday, February 8, 2009

Cocktail Nation 60-Kooper digs the Tiki Beat

Another week in the Penthouse as we turn on the hi fi and spin some of the very best classic and neo lounge across the globe with a bunch of new vinyl records that I picked up in thrift stores across Sydney...tonight we chat to Marcus Thorn about his Tiki Beat Art show in Australia, there's a new book by Wes Britton about tv spies to let you know about,plenty of gigs to check out in our look at the world of swank plus we get to play a track from the new Jimmy Vargas album Black Halo that will be released US nationally in March 2009.

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Jimmy Vargas and the Black Dahlia's-Can Can Hell Mambo

Sg Sound-Palm Spring Overdrive
Waikiki Beach Boys - Sophisticated Hula

Lenny Dee - Never On Sunday

Bert Kaempfert & Orc -That Happy Feeling

Combustible Edison-Summer Samba

Nina Simone-The Other Woman

Hugo Montenegro - For a Few Dollars more

Diana Krall - I've Got You Under My Skin

Lush Strings - Ebb Tide

Lushy-Tradewinds

Mark Copeland-Too Darn Hot

SpyFi-Mission Impossible

Richard Hayman and His Orch - Caminito

The Purplepit-Back In Black