29 January, 2012

Piña Brisa

Gene Rains - Lotus Land (1960)

Perfect for the hangover I'm nursing today. 
Gene Rains was a vibraphonist with a short lived musical career in the 1960s. Though not as famous as Martin Denny or Arthur Lyman, Rains' three exotica releases are crucial for anyone with a love for mini-umbrella tiki drinks.

1 comment:

  1. i believe we should thank uncle boyd for introducing us to this -forgotten,but-great atmospheric genre..
    well at least that goes to my case.
    this is great stuff btw.if you want check don tiki,they are trully great exotica revivalists.