Saturday, July 31, 2010

Cocktail Nation 135-Brad Parker Paints for the Masses

Cocktail Nation thanks to Tiki Shark with Koop Kooper on the show this week we are joined by Brad Parker to talk about his art and his involvement in the Mai Tai Festival on the Big Island, We find out about a new book on Audrey Hepburn and in our ask koop segment examine the tricky situation of eating your partners chocolates in the middle of the night ,we have a new tiki mug from Frankies Tiki Room available…there’s some cool events to hang out across the world plus the best lounge exotica hand picked especially for you.

HB Radke- Shake Shake Shake
Pink Martini-Ninna Nanna
Waitiki 7-Ruby
Chaino - Bongo Samba
Combustible Edison- -Impact
Voodoo Island -Shot In The Dark
Les Baxter-Lust
Xavier Cugat-Daiquiri
Blue Dahlia- In the Still of the Night
Ray Conniff-Caravan
Octobop- Minor Yours New Morty Show-Ladies Man
Jackie Gleason-Me and my shadow
Esquivel- Yeyo
Richard Hayman-The Girl From Ipanema

Sunday, July 25, 2010

Cocktail Nation 134-Mai Tai Festival

Cocktail Nation thanks to Tiki Shark with Koop Kooper on the show this week we find out about a maitai festival that is coming up in hawaii, theres a tiki festival on in Portland next week to check out, in our ask koop segment we’ll tackle the friendly neighbourly wave, I’ll let you know how you can spread the lounge sound. Dig the Lounge Music Podcast!

Voodoo Island -Hypnotique
Jimmy Vargas-Torchin The EL Rocco
Cherry Capri-Tie Another Mai Tai On
Lucas Vigor-Night Light Blues
Bob Thompson - Just You, Just Me
Combustible Edison-Summer Samba
Vicki Carr- Invitation
Frank Sinatra-Mr Success
George Shearing - An Affair To Remember.
Martini Kings-Hawaii Five O
Al Caiola - Thunderball
Rhonda Burchmore-Zing Went The Strings Of My Heart
Martin Denny-Quiet Village Bossa Nova
Skip Heller-The Collector

Saturday, July 17, 2010

Cocktail Nation 133-Mr Ho

This week on the show we talk to Mr Ho about something big happening with his orchestroica band and a way you can help, news from Tiki Joes ocean with a new release coming up….theres a new book on Grace Kelly which you’ll need to check out.

If you are in the LA area there is a great doco on the architect John Lautner to dig plus some cool gigs from a across the globe in our world of swank, this week in our ask koop segment we tackle creepy married men who try to pick up young single women

Combustible Edison- Pink Victim

Octobop—Playboy Theme

Orchestrotica-Terre Exotique

Martin Denny- A Taste of Honey

Tiki Joes Ocean-Stoic Moai

Astrud Gilberto- It Might as Well Be Spring

Vibes On Velvet-Spook master

Waitiki 7-Firecracker

Buddy Greco Lezlie Anders-S’Wonderful

Abe Lagrimas-Like Two In Love

Julie London- Take Back Your Mink

Nelson Riddle- Route 66

Hugo Montenegro-Goldfinger

Tito Puente - Ritual Drum Dance

Saturday, July 10, 2010

Cocktail Nation 132-Ukulele and Vibes

Cocktail Nation thanks to Tiki Shark. This week on the show we talk to Waitiki 7’s Abe Lagrimas Jr who has released a solo album called Ukulele and Vibes, a mid century modern icon has been reopened at LA international Airport, theres the look into the world of Swank with a very cool event occurring in Miami and we will find out about retro sexuals…who are they, what do they look like and are you one of them.

Martini Kings- Desafinado
Moonrays-Run Spy Run
Abe Lagrimas-Cookies and Icecream
Frank Sinatra- Nothing But the Best
Sammy Davis Jr -That old Black Magic
Alvino Rey- Little white lies
Waitiki 7-Tiki
Mancini-Background For Murder
Nina Ferro-I'veGot The World on a String
Pink Martini-Lets Never Stop Falling in Love
Les Baxter- The Left Arm of Buddha
Jack Costanzo-Mira Como Los

Sunday, July 4, 2010

Cocktail Nation 131-Tiki Oasis

This week on the show we talk to Otto about Tiki Oasis 10, there are some big acts there once again this year, Brad Parker has been working hard creating some incredible art …got some great news about the return of a weekender that has been missing in action for a while, our segment ask koop tackles dental hygiene.

Don Tiki-Pajama Tops
DJ Bonebrake-Bernstein 007
Martin Denny- Love Dance -
Eartha Kitt- April in Portugal
Abe Lagrimas-Everpresent
John Buzon Trio- Ill Wind
Buddy Greco-Girl Talk
SG Sound-Escapade Velocity
Frank Bennet-Pretend That We're Dead
Willie Smith- Sophisticated Lady
Arthur Lyman - Cubana Chant
Janet Seidel-Moment To Moment
Hugo Montenegro-Come Spy With Me