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Tiki Central Forums » » Tiki Music » » GENE RAINS: Far Away Lands—The Exotic Music of Gene Rains. CD
GENE RAINS: Far Away Lands—The Exotic Music of Gene Rains. CD
Tonga Tom
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Posted: 2014-06-21 12:21 am   Permalink

FINALLY AFTER ALL THESE YEARS!!!
A Gene Rains Best Of on CD!!!
www.realgonemusic.com/news/2014/6/20/gene-rains.html

These should be available at Tiki Oasis!



Along with Martin Denny & Arthur Lyman, Gene Rains Is One of the Big Three of Exotica Conductor/Composers

Nevertheless, None of Rains’ Albums Have Come Out on CD, and His Work Has Never Been Anthologized

"Far Away Lands—The Exotic Music of Gene Rains" Includes 15 Tracks Taken from All Three of His Classic Decca Albums

Liner Notes by Randy Poe

Art and Sound Assistance by Mark Riddle a.k.a. DigiTiki, the Man Behind the Popular Podcast “The Quiet Village”

Striking Front Cover Art Features MeduSirena the Fire-Eating Mermaid

Layout by Tonga Tom

Additional photography by Kari Hendler




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bigtikidude
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Posted: 2014-06-22 12:05 pm   Permalink

Sweet!!
thanks for the heads up.

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hiltiki
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Posted: 2014-06-22 1:20 pm   Permalink

Looking forward to this.

 
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always on the beach
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Posted: 2014-06-22 2:54 pm   Permalink

Wonderful news!!!

 
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MadDogMike
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Posted: 2014-06-22 5:36 pm   Permalink

No digital samples?

 
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Mr. NoNaMe
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Posted: 2014-06-22 7:31 pm   Permalink

I want the vinyl and the CD.

 
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Kaiwaza
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From: Waikiki Beach, Hawaii
Posted: 2014-06-22 9:42 pm   Permalink

This is good news. Gene Rains was completely on a par with Martin Denny & Arthur Lyman and has been relatively unknown to the digital set.
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Jeff Central
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Posted: 2014-06-24 5:02 pm   Permalink

EPIC!!!!!!!!!!!!

 
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TikiG
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Posted: 27 days ago; 1:40 pm   Permalink

I was listening to Gene Rains Lotus Land (vinyl)last night and now this CD? Super deal. I'd buy it for the cover photo alone! I'll pick this up when I find it.
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MadDogMike
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Posted: 19 days ago; 08:10 am   Permalink

If you are unfamiliar with Gene Rains (as I was) Here is Gene Rains "Danse Arabe
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heylownine
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Posted: 8 days ago; 09:27 am   Permalink

Placed my order last night. I'm glad Gene Rains is finally getting a CD release. As mentioned on The Quiet Village podcast: if you like it, buy it so labels know we want more re-releases of older exotica.

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Tonga Tom
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Posted: 7 days ago; 11:15 am   Permalink

For those of you going to this ...
Tonga Hut PNG themed art show & parking lot sale! Tikiyaki 5-0! Tiki Pop book signing Sat. July 26!
CD should be available there.


 
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bigtikidude
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Posted: 6 days ago; 8:51 pm   Permalink

Cool! Thanks for the heads up Tom.

 
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Tonga Tom
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Posted: 4 days ago; 08:52 am   Permalink

It's official, the first ever Gene Rains CD will be available at Tonga Hut this Saturday (7/26/2014)! Be the first to get your hands on a copy. 19 tracks available digitally for the first time!

 
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