Atomic Tiki Lounge

The home of Thrift Shop Vinyl...

jnative4.gifWELCOME TO THE ATOMIC TIKI LOUNGE! EVERY FRIDAY AFTERNOON AT 3:00, 680 KOMW BRINGS YOU YOUR FAVORITE EASY LISTENING, NOVELTY, SPACE-AGE POP, EXOTICA, AND "JET-SET" SOUNDS FROM THE 1950s, 1960s, AND 1970s!

WE ALSO FEATURE "RETRO-MERCIALS", MOVIE TRAILER CLIPS, AND "THRIFT- SHOP VINYL" SOUND BITES THAT ADD TO THE FUN, QUIRKY AMBIENCE!

AT THE LOUNGE, YOU'LL HEAR MARTIN DENNY, RAY CONNIFF, PERCY FAITH, JUAN GARCIA ESQUIVEL, LES BAXTER, JULIE LONDON, SERGIO MENDES, ARTHUR LYMAN, BERT KAEMPFERT, YMA SUMAC, ENNIO MORRICONE, BILLY MAY, AND MANY MORE OF THE TRUE "MASTERS OF LOUNGE", ALL FROM THE COLLECTION OF YOUR HOST, STEVE LAUGHERY!

   PLEASE NOTE: The schedule below reflects our current planned programming.  On rare occasion, The Atomic Tiki Lounge may be preempted for sports coverage, or other special broadcasts.






   March 13, 2015 - Featuring "New Horizons" from Don Ellis; Martin Denny's "Swamp Fire"; "The City" by Les Baxter; Enoch Light's "Man Without Love"; "Old Devil Moon" from Stan Kenton, and Ted Heath sharing "That Certain Feeling"!  PLUS!  Perrey & Kingsley performing a "Baroque Hoedown", Weird Al Yankovic telling us all about "The Biggest Ball of Twine in Minnesota", and the late, great Leonard Nimoy singing "The Ballad of Bilbo Baggins"!


   March 20, 2015 - Featuring Percy Faith's rendition of "Rhythm of the Rain"; Sun Ra's "Lights on a Satellite"; "Little Drops of Rain" from Les Baxter; "Never My Love" by Hugo Winterhalter, and Sergio Mendes with "The Look of Love"!  PLUS!  Four-in-a-row from a classic old Lawrence Welk LP, including "Goin' Out of My Head" and "I Will Wait for You"!  AND!  Nancy Tucker admitting "Everything Reminds Me of My Therapist", and Mrs. Miller belting out "The Shadow of Your Smile" as only she can!


   March 27, 2015 - Featuring Archie Bleyer's take on "Unchained Melody"; "The Lady is a Tramp" from the Jackie Gleason Orchestra; Edd "Kookie" Byrnes with "The Kookie Cha Cha Cha"; Yma Sumac's "Cha Cha Gitano", and "The New Cha Cha" by Tito Puente and Woody Herman!  PLUS!  A "Star Wars" set, including two classic tracks from Weird Al Yankovic!  AND!  Four-in-a-row from an old Ethel Smith vinyl LP, including "El Rancho Grande" and "April in Portugal"!