Mahalo Tiki — Tiki LIfestyle

Exotica - A Musical Perspective on Tiki by Darin Mecher

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Exotica - A Musical Perspective on Tiki Polynesian Pop, Punk and Phonographs By Darin Mecher      Every culture and lifestyle has music surrounding it.  It is just a human fact that music is joined to everything we do and aspire to.  Just like with any culture, Tiki culture has its own music and its own sound. There are many crossovers and some people in Tiki culture might not listen to specifically Tiki music, but there are some albums and some bands that just need to be mentioned for one to have a fuller experience and knowledge of what it means...

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Let's Welcome Darin Mecher... Our first Associate Blogger and writer for Mahalo Tiki

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When the Glass Globe Light Came On My Personal Discovery of Tiki By Darin Mecher      I have been a bona fide card carrying member of the retro lifestyle for as long as I can remember.  I came to it from the rockabilly music scene and branched out from there to include beautiful old cars, beautiful rat rods, beautiful pin ups, and of course, beautiful art.  My interest in artwork from the golden era of swank, or what I like to call the “mythological swanky life” came not only from my interest in tattoos, but from my boredom with today’s...

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