Thursday, May 26, 2011

Cocktail Nation 174-Danish Modern

On the show this week we find out about Danish modern furniture with an expert that I tracked down in Sydney, we look at the life of a recently departed European Playboy, our segment swank advice talks about extricating yourself from a boring conversation at a party

Jennifer Keith-An Occasional Man
Jimmy Vargas-Love is A Racket
Pink Martini-Ninna Nanna
Blue Dahlia-Penthouse Serenade
Hans Karl-The Uninvited Guests
Combustible Edison-Tickled To Death
Mr Ho’s Orchestrotica-Arab Dance
Blue Martini’s -Great City
Frank Sinatra -Fly Me To The Moon
Si Zentner-Desfinado
Don Ralke-Safradesia
Richard Hayman-Live Just For Tonight

Tuesday, May 24, 2011

What is Lounge?

Lounge is a love of all life and music and the finer things in life, the things that money can buy.

Lounge is a love of fantastic tailored suits, slick hair, fine jewellery and immaculate grooming.

Lounge is a love of fine classic motor cars and exude style, class and sophistication.

Lounge is a love of fun times, going where the moment takes you, going where the fun is, wherever that might be in this great world.

Lounge is a love of relaxing, not working too hard on your career,career comes second, great experiences come first.

Lounge is love of fine drinks, fine tobacco, fine food and fine establishments.

Lounge is a love of interesting people, great conversation and intriguing and exotic women.

Lounge is purely love of life in the most sophisticated way possible.



Thursday, May 19, 2011

Cocktail Nation 173

On the show this week we talk to NYC longtime Loungers Jack Fetterman and Gina Haase about their work in NYC and the origins of the Lounge Scene. We explore what your martini order says about you, a book on Cary Grant plus the best Lounge and Exotica from across the globe.


Buddy Greco-Somethings Gotta Give
Sir Julian-Movin At Midnight
Vibes On Velvet-Topsy
Stereophonic Space Sound Unlimitede-Crimeville
Mr Ho’s Orchestrotica-Moai Thief
Hollyridge Strings -And I love Her So
Waitiki -Manila
Martini Kings-Nylon Jungle
HB Radke-Just a Gigolo
Nelson Riddle-Naked City Theme
Jackie Gleason-Serenade In Blue
George Shearing-I wished on the Moon
Jonah Jones-Marchetta

Thursday, May 12, 2011

Cocktail Nation 172-Marty Lush

On the show this week we talk to Marty Lush who is playing at the Tiki Oasis this year, I’ve got a book for all the girls out there, new music from Mr Ho from his new album Third River Ragoon,swank advice on what to avoid in conversations plus the best events to attend across the world.


Naughty Ones-Boulevard Of Broken Dreams
Lucas Vigor-The Joy Spring
Marty Lush and His Lush Livers-Stinkin Lincoln
Cocktail Angst-Bates Motel
Mr Ho’s Orchestrotica-Third River Rangoon
Tiki Joes Ocean-Sandbar
Astrud Gilberto-So Nice
Jackie Gleason-I Won’t Cry Anymore
Morton Gould-The Very Thought Of You
Jimmy Vargas-Ghosting
Esquivel-Mucha Muchacha
HB Radke-Occult Medley
Jonah Jones-Linda

Thursday, May 5, 2011

Cocktail Nation 171-Tiki Oasis

On the show this week we talk to Otto Von Stroheim about Tiki Oasis, news on the demise of the secretary , swank advice on being memorable plus we review a re release of a spy series....Jullian Assange drops by the penthouse for a chat plus the best lounge and exotica from across the planet.



Narco Lounge Combo-Seduction
Arthur Lyman Group-Quiet Village
Waitiki 7 -Adventures in Paradise
HB Radke-I’ll Never Fall In Love Again
Bobby Darin-A Taste Of Honey
Al Cailola-920 Special
Jackie Gleason-Two Different Worlds
Nelson Riddle-Naked City Theme
Lucas Vigor-Bones Of The Land
Wayne Newton-Wives and Lovers
Jimmy Vargas-Zoeotica Blues
Janet Seidel-I Got Lost In His Arms