Thursday, December 29, 2011

Cocktail Nation Rewind-18

This week Kooper has a book for you all about those jet setting airline hostesses, a cool website that ties vintage models,dj’s and dancers under one umbrella and some great events to diarize. So join the Lounge Lothario himself, Koop Kooper up high in the Sydney Penthouse for some swingin fun.

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SERGIO MENDEZ AND BRASIL 66 –MAI QUE NADA
MEL TORME- MOONLIGHT COCKTAILS
TIKIYAKI ORCHESTA-BLACK SAND
ANTONIO CARLOS JOBIN-CAPTAIN BACCARDI
CHERRY CAPRI –TIE ANOTHER MAI TAI ON
XAVIER CUGAT - DAIQUIRI
PINK MARTINI-TEMPORIDO
ANITA O’DAY CAL TJADER –THE PARTY’S OVER
ARTHUR LYMAN GROUP –BWANA A
COMBUSTIBLE EDISON-IMPACT
SG SOUND-SECRETARY POOL
CHET BAKER-YOU DON’T KNOW WHAT LOVE IS
HERB ALBERTS TIJUANA BRASS-WHIPPED CREAM
COUNT BASSIE AND HIS ORCH –M SQUAD
WARREN BARKER – 77 SUNSET STRIP

Sunday, December 25, 2011

Vote for your Fave Loungin Bachelor Pad Movies


What's your favorite Loungin bachelor pad movie. We are compiling a best off list for our return of the Cocktail Nation radio show in 2012
What's your fave Loungin movie..Vote for your fave or suggest more !
To vote for your faves email thecocktailnation@gmail.com and when the show returns in 2012 we will do a Loungin movies special.
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Bachelor in paradise
Down with love
Lover Come Back
Matt Helm the silencers
The Rat Pack
The apartment
How to Murder Your Wife
Oceans 11
That Touch Of Mink

Friday, December 23, 2011

Cocktail Nation Rewind–The Mambo Creator

This week in the Cocktail Nation we rewind back to show 17 as we celebrate the life of the man that many feel is the creator of the Mambo which took the world by storm in the fifties, Koop has got a very cool book to read that  make your next party one that people will be talking about for months to come. So join Koop for a trip to the world of swank with the biggest names in neo lounge today and some classic lounge that never goes out of date.

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FRANK BENNETT-MONEY
 
DON TIKI- HEAT
 
ISRAEL CACHAO LOPEZ-MAMBO
 
WAITIKI- PRIMITIVA
 
FELIX SLATKIN- I GET A KICK OUT OF YOU
 
MARTINI KINGS – LAS NEUADES
 
TERRY SNYDER-ONCE IN A WHILE
 
STEREO PHONIC SPACE SOUND UNLIMITED-PROJECT QX5
 
ESQUIVAL-HARLEM NOCTURNE
 
LEXOTICA-SAND
 
FRANK SINATRA- DON’T BE THAT WAY
 
TIKIYAKI ORCHESTRA –SHAKA HULA
 
BOSSA NOVA AL CAIOLA-THE MAN FROM UNCLE
 
THREE SUNS-DANNYS INFERNO
 
MARTIN DENNY-MARTINIQUE
 
PINK MARTINI- TEA FOR TWO

Thursday, December 15, 2011

Cocktail Nation 201-Final show special for 2011- best of the best

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This week on the show we take a look at the best of the best of 2011 ….with some of the best releases in lounge and exotica , some of the highlights of the Cocktail Nation year as we revisit 2011

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Tikiyaki Orchestra Aloha Baby (Aloha Baby)
Orchestra Superstring Easy (Easy)
Ding Dong Devils Mai Tais In The Moonlight (Tassels, Mai Tais and Mischief)
Mr Ho’s Orchestrotica-Third River Rangoon (Third River Rangoon)
Crazed Mugs- Find Fobidden Island (Find Forbidden Island)
Jennifer Keith -Imagination  (Jenny is her name)
Tony Bennett with KD Lang -Blue Velvet (Duets 2)
Beverly Kenney-Tea For Two (This Is Vintage Now)
Spy Fi-WEB Theme
Wynton Marsailis-Awakening (Swingin Into the 21st)
Jerry Sun-Tiki  (The Exotic Sounds Of Jerry Sun)
Michael Buble-Santa Baby (Christmas)

Thursday, December 8, 2011

Cocktail Nation 200-Pete Rugolo

Got some giveaways this week on the show as we tackle all the best lounge and exotica from across the planet with a look at the passing of a great Pete Rugolo,  seems Liz Taylors possessions have been exciting collectors from across the globe, in review with koop a fantastic film from a couple of years back starting Andy Garcia.

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Orchestra Superstring-Waterbed
Mancini-Mr Lucky
Pete Rugolo-For Hi Fi Bugs
Peggy Lee-Make The Man Love Me
Narco Lounge Combo-Seduction
Peter Nero-La Paya
Martin Denny-A Taste Of Honey
Jennifer Keith -An Occasional Man
James Bond and His Sextet-Goldfinger
Mark Copeland-You’d Be Son Nice To Come Home To
Karen Souza-Steppin Out  With my Baby
Orchestrotica- Arab Dance
Julie London-Love For Sale
Janet Seidel-Miami Beach Rhumba
Martini Kings-Swingin Shephard Blues

Friday, December 2, 2011

Cocktail Nation 199-Hukilau

This week on the show we find out about the Hukilau for next year, swank advice on Christmas music,news on a Howard Hughes Picture due out next year and in review with koop a book on the Havana Mob in Cuba in the fifties

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Lushy -French 75

Wynton Marsalis-The Cat In The Hat is Back

Mr Ho’s Orchestrotica-Maika

George Shearing-East Of The Sun

Crazed Mugs-Maround on a Desert Island

Jack Jones-The Impossible Dream

Linda Lawson-Like Young

Jimmy Vargas- A Blue Negligee

Nestor Amaral and His Continentals-Tico Tico

Karen Souza-Do You Really Want To Hurt Me

Dante And His Orchestra- I Fall In Love With You Everyday

Jackie Gleason-Lonely Is The Name

Thursday, December 1, 2011

Koop Kooper DJing at Blue Beat Bar Wednesdays through December

Hey there, for all the Aussie cats that love lounge and exotica come along to the Blue Beat Jazz Club in Double Bay Sydney Wednesdays through December. I'll be spinning some wild tracks and we have some fantastic feature acts. Blue Beat Bar is at 16 Cross Street in Double Bay...hope to see you there!

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