Hosting "Hawaii"-themed Party: Need Music Suggestions

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  1. redAPPLE macrumors 68030

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    hi all.

    i am going to host a hawaii (=summer) themed party. i would need some music suggestions that would fit the theme. i would for the later hours need music suggestions regarding some dance music which would fit the theme a bit.

    thanks.
     
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    Well, reggae music comes to mind (somehow, don't ask please). Anything with a Yukalee (sp) and perhaps Steveo's Hawaiian Music!!!
     
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    Hawaii doesn't exactly scream ecstasy induced rave mania :D , but...

    It is Aloha Friday. Erm. It was yesterday. Today it's Aloha Saturday. :p
     
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    Cinnabar by Tipsy. album trip tease.

    avant-garde retro pop good island groove
     
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    Seu Jorge - The Life Aquatic: Studio Sessions


    It's a bunch of David Bowie covers done entirely in Portuguese. He was in the movie "The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou", and he just said random things in Portuguese, and also played many of the songs at random times, and in random scenes. ;) One of Bill Murray's best films.
     
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    Amazed no one has said this one :

    You have to have the theme tune from Hawaii 5-0 ("Book 'im, Danno, murder one !")
     
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    seconded. Some Bob Marley is always awesome. Maybe not exactly dance music per say, but still spectacular.

    Also for some slow/winding things down music, Iz is pretty awesome (linky)
     
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    That's a really good call. I second it!
     
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    Everything with guitars with lot's of tremolo.. :) Am I mistaken?
     
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    i would certainly recommend Iz, that was my first thought upon reading the thread title.
     
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    Opps ... although it wasn't by your link actually.
     
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    Go to the iTunes Store, Type in "Jawaiian"

    You'll get three os so artists, click on Rise up, Then, go to "Top Rated iMixes on the lower right hand side, Click on Radio Hawaiian Three or Island Groove.

    I just returned from Maui and this is what they are playing on the radio stations - it's good stuff to get or remain in the groove.

    Enjoy.
     
  19. IJ Reilly macrumors P6

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    Great suggestion. You could say he was a "really big star" in Hawaii.

    [​IMG]
     
  20. lofight macrumors 68000

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    How could he EVER be able to put his fingers right on the frets.. :rolleyes:
     
  21. redAPPLE thread starter macrumors 68030

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    thanks a lot guys. thanks for all the suggestions.

    am now thinking how to segue to some "modern" dance music for the ladies...
     
  22. IJ Reilly macrumors P6

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    I don't know but that's actually a pretty large ukulele, probably a tenor.
     
  23. true777 macrumors 6502a

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    I would go a different route and play upbeat lounge music -- many people seem to do this with Hawaii inspired parties. More danceable and more upbeat than island tunes.

    E.g., the whole "Hotel Costes" CD series, Verve Remixed album, Montefiori Cocktail, etc. Especially with the Hotel Costes CDs you can't go wrong for an island inspired party -- cool, funky, fun, and beautiful.
     
  24. bbbensen macrumors 6502

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    There isn't that much "dance" party music. I would just play anormal music so that every one could get thee groove thing on.:p

    If you need Hawaiian music, I would go with brada Iz. And yes, he was Hellas fat... He sadly posed shirtless on his albums...:eek:
     

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