Hawaiian Spotlighters Manua Kea Breeze

Exotica Gem by Hawaiian Spotlighters Reissue on Bacchus!

Super Rare Exotica Gem Mauna Kea Breeze by Hawaiian Spotlighters reissue on Bacchus out TODAY! Release celebration at Forbidden Island, Alameda, CA., 4/23 ORDER YOUR COPY AT THIS LINK! Exotica expert and fanatic Jeff Chenult first heard about the elusive HAWAIIAN SPOTLIGHTERS album called Mauna Kea Breeze in 2015. A copy came up on eBay which … Read more

Beachcomber Trio, Surf Teens, Avengers VI

Dionysus Records announces limited edition color vinyl Bacchus Archives represses of The Beachcomber Trio, The Surf Teens, and The Avengers VI. ALL THREE AVAILABLE FROM DIONYSUS MAIL ORDER – Links to each LP at the end of each description. The Beachcomber Trio “Live at Kahiki 1965” limited blue vinyl repress Previously unreleased until 2010, this long-awaited LP is a live … Read more

11/7: The 1960s Tucson Sound w/ Manny Freiser on Luxuria!

On my very first episode of Over Under Sideways Down on LuxuriaMusic.com, I featured the legendary Manny Freiser, writer of the ’60s garage nugget “Let’s Talk About Girls,” member of the Grodes and Tongues of Truth as well as a very active producer and writer during Tucson’s bustling local scene in the 1960s. It was … Read more

The Dogs “Fed Up” LP ltd repress on white vinyl!

In the late ’70s LA punk scene, Detroit/Los Angeles transplants The Dogs were considered too rock for the punks and to punk for the rockers – when their “Slash Your Face” 7″ EP was included on the legendary Killed By Death bootleg in 1987, their stature rose among records collectors with good reason – the … Read more

Our friend Jeff Chenault’s Latin Exotica symposium at Tiki Oasis11

Senor Chenault returns to the Tiki Oasis with an all-new Exotica presentation. This time with a Latin twist! You will learn about Exotica’s success in the pop world as well as the significant Latin Jazz artists that helped shape the genre. Join us as we go south of the border with George Shearing, Cal Tjader, Jack Costanzo, and Eddie Cano. As Jeff exclaims: “Exotica music and Latin-Jazz share such a close relationship, that sometimes the only difference is the bird calls.”

The Preachers vinyl 12″ repressed and a performance on “Shivaree”

In 2002, Bacchus Archives relased a 12″vinyl slab and CD  consisting of the eight known recordings by Los Angeles ’60s garage legends, The Preachers, known best for their OVER THE TOP version of “Who Do You Love” which was originally unearthed on an early Pebbles compilation.  Only 500 copies of the 12″ were pressed which … Read more

Geza X LP repressed w/ digital coupon – Geza on New Wave Theater

The Bacchus Archives reissue of Geza X’s “You Goddam Kids” has been out of print for almost two years – the album has been repressed in an edition of 500 on yellow vinyl and includes a digital download coupon! Click here to order the record. Geza X has been an important fixture on the California … Read more

The Dogs performing “Fed Up” at the Masque reunion in 2007

All three original members of the legendary Detroit / LA transplants, The Dogs performing, “Fed UP” at The Masque reunion in 2007. It has been a little over a year since Masque founder Brendan Mullen passed away.  Think good thoughts for Brendan and thank him for his contributions to music and journalism – punk rock … Read more

Jeff Chenault brings you The Beachcomber Trio at The Kahiki 1965

The Beachcomber Trio “Live at the Kahiki 1965” Bacchus Archives BA11109 LP only, hand-numbered edition of 500 with digital download coupon included. Click here to order. Experience an exotic evening at the famous Kahiki Supper Club, a legendary and now defunct “Tiki Temple” in Columbus Ohio with The Beachcomber Trio, the house band who filled … Read more

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