Neo Exotica Dub Lounge Music
This Debut Recording from IntoxiKA is essential to any Exotica collection.
Mallet percussionist Thomas Mackay, world percussionist/ birdcall master Augie Lopaka Colon Jr., and the stellar bass guru Ernie Provencher together as Intoxika. weave seamlessly thru dub infused versions of classic Les Baxter compositions, with sweet atmospheric interpretations. Audiences are taken on a journey back to 1950’s era Oahu, Hawaii when tiki ruled the airwaves and tiki bars were all the rage! IntoxiKA is reigniting exotica and bringing it into the present, dance-able yet familiar....best served with a mai tai.
This debut recording features 6 compositions, exotica classics like Taboo and Primitiva along with the well known island standard Hanalei Moon. You might even hear a hint of Quiet Village.
Mixed and Engineered by Kona Askari. Mastered by Kona Askari and Matthew Honda.
Produced by Kona Askari and IntoxiKA
Recorded and tracked at Black Pearl Studios, Oahu, Hawaii.
Members: Thomas Mackay: Mallet percussionist performing exclusively on the Malletkat instrument from Alternate Mode using Malletech custom mallets, live looping, effects and laptop sounds via MainStage.
Augie Lopaka Colon Jr.: Percussion, acoustic and electronic triggering, Korg Wave Drum, vocalizations, bird calls and other animal sounds
Ernie Provencher: 6 string upright electric bass with effects.