Thursday, July 28, 2011

Cocktail Nation 182-Aloha Baby

this week we talk to Jim Bacci from the Tikiyaki Orchestra who have a brand new album out, in swank advice we tackle the issue of who should pay for dinner on a date, I have a cool website on towns that have stood still and are like a time vortex.



Naughty One’s -Azure Te
Martini Kings-Last Aloha
Tikiyaki Orchestra-Aloha Baby
Peggy Lee-Bewitched
Metrolites-Today we Kill Tomorrow we Spy
Jack Jones-The Mood I’m In
Max Vesterhalt-Summertime
Melody Gardot-Baby I’m a Fool
Janet Seidel-Whatever Lola Wants
Voodoo Island-Hypnotique
Vicki Carr-When In Rome
HB Radke-Louis Prima Tribute
Frank Bennett-You’re just too Hip Baby
Mantovani-Latin Perfidia

Thursday, July 21, 2011

Cocktail Nation 181-Murder on Tiki Island

this week we talk to the author of a new book murder on Tiki Island, there’s news from Tiki Farm, swank advice on vintage vs reproduction clothing and a look at the world of swank with some new events to attend plus another track from the new album This is Vintage Now.



Diana Krall-The Night We Called It a Day
Frank Sinatra-Luck Be A Lady
Mel Torme-Midnight Swinger
Vibes On Velvet-Topsy
Jack Jones-Michelle
Jimmy Vargas-Kat walkin Baby
Blake Jones and The Trike Shop-If Hawthorne Were Foggy
Tikiyaki Orchestra-Mysteria
Orchestra Superstring-Waterbed
Karen Souza-Tainted Love
Martini Kings-Song For My Father

Thursday, July 14, 2011

Cocktail Nation Repeat 31-Robert Drasnin

Kooper has been on vacation this week so a repeat show where we take a look
at the Voodoo 2 album with Robert Drasnin…there’s a black comedy set in the Forties to check out.
So makes sure you buzz “penthouse level” flip him the password and head upstairs to the swankiest party in the city of Sydney …just don’t let slip that password to any of the squares ok!

Frank Sinatra-Summer Wind
Robert Drasnin-East of Xanadu
Robert Drasnin-Polynesian Bolero
Jack Costanzo-Blue Prelude
Cocktail Preachers-Martini 5-0
Stereophonic space Sound unlimited-Girl from Acapulco
Yma Sumac-Malambo no 1
Louis Prima -Beep Beep
Joe Loco-Nightmare
Antonio Carlos Jobim-She’s a Carioca
Voodoo Love- Waitiki
Si Zenter-Swingin on Something
Harlem Nocturne-Esquival
Dave Brubeck-Tangerine

Wednesday, July 6, 2011

Cocktail Nation 180-Major Healy

this week we continue out I Dream Of Jeanie theme with an interview I recorded with Bill Daily who played Major Healy when he was here in Sydney for the Supanova Convention,  in review with Koop we take a look at a new compilation release.
In swank advice I have some winning ideas on meeting people

major healy
Tikyaki Orchestra-ShakaHula Bossa Nova
Billy May- The Late Late Show
Big Kahuna and the Copa Cat Pack-I Dream Of Jeannie.
Jackie Gleason-It was So Beautiful
Tiki Joe’s Ocean-Under the Midnight Sun
Jack Jones I Will Wait For You
Lea Delaria-Call Me
Necro Tonz-Fare Thee Well and Go to Hell
Henry Mancini-Something For Cat
Mr Ho’s Orchestrotica-Colardo Waltz
Al Caiola-720 in The Books
Nestor Amaral and His Continenals- Brazil.
Pink Martini -And Then Your Gone
Titio-Puente-Vibe Cha-Cha