Martini Kings Palm Springs Serenade Red Vinyl!

The Martini Kings only vinyl album, Palm Springs Serenade  has been repressed on transparent red 180 gram vinyl! This will be the final run of this album, once these 500 LPs are gone the title will be deleted so grab now! Purchase from Dionysus Mail Order at this link Palm Springs Serenade is a vinyl … Read more

10/3 SHAG Menu Signing Tonga Hut PS

Tonga Hut Palm Springs kicks off the season with a special Shag Menu Signing Event! Shag signs the new Tonga Hut Palm Springs menu Friday, October 3 Signing at 6 PM Sharp Mid-Century sounds from DJ Lee Tonga Hut remains open until 2 AM Tonga Hut Palm Springs 254 N Palm Canyon Dr, Palm Springs, California … Read more

4/25: DJ Lee at Tonga Hut, Palm Springs

On April 25, I’ll be returning to Tonga Hut, Palm Springs between 7 PM  till Midnight spinning exotica, soul, lounge, Latin grooves, surf and more! If you are in the desert, please drop by! Tonga Hut, Palm Springs 254 North Palm Canyon Drive Palm Springs, CA 92262 Tonga Hut Website Tonga Hut, Palm Springs Website

3/14 DJ Lee at Tonga Hut Palm Springs

Join me at the brand new Tonga Hut Palm Springs! I’ll be spinning exotica, lounge, surf, instrumentals and swingin ’60s sounds for your mid-century style dining and imbibing! I’ll be there from 7 PM till…they pull the plug! No Cover! Tonga Hut Palm Springs 54 North Palm Canyon Drive, Palm Springs, California 92262, (760) 322-4449, http://www.Tongahut.com

8/15: Martini Kings Pre Tiki Oasis Show on LuxuriaMusic

This Wednesday, August 15 – tune in to Lee Joseph’s “Over Under Sideways Down” on LuxuriaMusic.com for a special show featuring Tony Marsico of The Martini Kings who will be playing the Tiki Oasis main stage – Friday, August 17 at 6:40. Lee and Tony will discuss Mission: Tiki Oasis 12, The Martini Kings, their new Dionysus Records release “Palm Springs Serenade,” their new self-released CD and back catalog, and some of Tony’s fabulous history playing music with the likes of The Plugz, The Cruzados, Bob Dylan, and others!

Brad “Tiki Shark” Parker and Miles Thompson art shows open 7/6

Brad “Tiki Shark” Parker Tales From the Tiki Lounge Miles Thompson Warm Fuzzies, Cold Pricklies July 6 – 29, 2012 Opening Reception: Friday, July 6th; 8-11 PM Closing Party: Sunday, July 29, 4 pm – 7 pm La Luz de Jesus Gallery 4633 Hollywood Blvd. Los Angeles CA 90027 323-666-7667 Tales from the Tiki Lounge … Read more

Martini Kings to release vinyl LP with SHAG cover on Dionysus!

The Martini Kings first vinyl LP, Palm Springs Serenade will be released on Dionysus Records on July 10. The LP features cover art by SHAG. The band will play a record release party (and closing for Brad “Tiki Shark” Parker’s art show) at La Luz de Jesus Gallery on July 29, details forthcoming.

Watch a record cutting session via live stream tonight 8:45 PM Pacific

Tonight I’ll be cutting the vinyl for the first two Stereophonic Space Sound Unlimited albums “Lost TV Themes” and “The Fluid Soundbox.” Both were originally released on Mai Tai Records in the ’90s. Dionysus reissued the albums on CD and digital only after Mai Tai ceased operations. Our artist pal Shag recently resurrected the cover … Read more

Tiki Oasis 11 – the best one yet! Some words and lots of video

Another Tiki Oasis has come and gone. Having been to all 11 Tiki Oasis weekenders, I can without a doubt say that this year’s event was in many ways better than the previous 10, (and that my friends is not an easy accomplishment) especially the music – not that any Tiki Oasis ever had below par music, they’ve ALL been marvelous but this one was that much more over the top

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