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NEW Exotica Blog - hosted by PHF (Randy Wong)
professahhummingflowah
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Joined: Mar 11, 2005
Posts: 296
From: honolulu, hawaii & boston, ma
Posted: 2007-08-31 05:09 am   Permalink

OKONKULUKU TC!

Just wanted to announce a new blog I've started about tiki music/exotica. It's called
"Exoticology 101" and its focus is studying the creativity of classic tiki musicians (Les Baxter, Martin Denny, Arthur Lyman, Robert Drasnin, and others of that era) through the lens of European classical music and the various indigenous cultures they drew upon.

Some other topics include:


I'm just starting out, and some of the earliest blog posts I actually adapted from posts I made here on TC.

Surf on over to the Exoticology 101 blog: http://randywong.net/exotica and bring me a falernum mai tai, will ya?

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I, Zombie
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Joined: Jul 14, 2003
Posts: 539
From: the Les Baxter Grotto (Minneapolis)
Posted: 2007-08-31 10:17 am   Permalink

Excellent work Mr. Wong. Excellent! I love the comparisons of classical heavy hitters and exotica musicians.

Hope it keeps expanding!

glen leslie
http://www.jetsetplanet.com

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Jeff Central
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Joined: Jul 23, 2002
Posts: 1590
From: Columbus, Ohio
Posted: 2007-09-05 06:35 am   Permalink

Nice work Randy!!!:)

Your article is very informative, intelligient, and entertaining. I can't wait to participate in the blogs.

This is a great opportunity for the serious study of Exotica!!

Talk Soon!!

Cheers and Mahalo,
Jeff


 
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