Saturday, February 22, 2014

Cocktail Nation 301 Auto Universum

talking cars this week with a man who has a fantastic blog about my favourite topic cars, we talk swank texting, we check out the penthouse library with a book about the most beautiful woman in the world and we find out where the Bahooka Fish Rufas is going to retire to, along with our world of swank gig guide.

Howard Shore Ed Wood Theme
Janet Seidel A Man And A Woman
Larry Gelb Luiz
Jackie Gleason From Russia With Love
Les Baxter Lust
Martini Kings Hawaii Five-0
Louisville Sluggers Blow It Baby
Monty Norman Dr No’s Fantasy
Al Hirt Music To Watch Girls By
Diana Krall We just Couldn’t Say Goodbye
Bennett and Bruebeck Chicago
Oscar Peterson This Could Be The Start Of Something New
Vic Flick Nobody Does It Better

Sunday, February 16, 2014

Cocktail Nation 300 Cocktail Time

There is nothing better than a nice relaxing Cocktail Bar. Everybody has their favourites and I thought that his week we should talk about some of the cool cocktail bars for the jetset to visit across the globe along with the origins of the worlds most famous cocktails plus the history of cocktailian culture
An all cocktail theme this week along with the look at the world of swank and all the retro news you count on the Cocktail Nation team to bring you

Billy May Cocktails For Two

Xavier Cugat Daqiuri.
New Morty Show Blue Martini

Kenny Sasaki Rum and Coke

Stacey Kent Waiter, Oh Waiter

Mark Copeland Drinking Again

Raph Flanagan Hot Toddy

Art Van Damme Cheers

Lenny Dee Tequila

Buster Poindexter Knock Em Down Whisky

Tiki Lounge Crew Martini Nova

Nathan Haines Cocktails

Jimmy Vargas Cocktail Noir

Tikiyaki Orchestra Maitais On the Moon

Ruth Cameron Something Cool

Cocktail Nation 299 The Left Arm Of Buddha

we head to Belgium to find out about a brand new exotica band called The Left Arm of Buddha, if you are in the market for a new retro styled watch we have something you will just love. There’s a new literary segment for the lounge lotharios and the best lounge and exotica from across the globe.

Octobop Jazz Goes to Siwash

Don Sebesky Orchestra Samba With Some Barbecue

The Left Arm Of Buddha A Monkeys Affair
Clifford Brown You’d Be So Nice To  Come Home To

Blossum Dearie Manhattan

Aaron Diel Generation Y

Larry Gelb Monica

Arthur Lyman Midnight Sun

Ricki Derek Rio

Martini Kings Theme From A Summer Place

Jackie Gleason Ghost Of A Chance

Saturday, February 1, 2014

Cocktail Nation 298 The Encounter Restaurant

the lounge sounds are ready to go as we set the needle on the vinyl up high in the sydney penthouse and thus week we take a look at an an architectural giant of the the US landscape…The Encounter Restaurant at the Theme Building in LAX…news on the release of a very noir book to pick up and some news from me when your swank life goes slightly awry!

Useless Playboys Caravan
Cocktail Inn Brief And Breezy
Frank Sinatra Nothing But The Best 
Don Baker Trio Dansero
Jimmy Vargas A Blue Negligee
Project Pimento Star Trek
Reg Owen Dancing On the Ceiling
Sonny Lester Salome’s Veil
Tito Puente Ritual Drum Dance
James Bond And His Sextet You Only Live Twice
James Morrison The Master Plan