Ultra Swank From all of us here at Ultra Swank, to all of you – happy retro flavored Christmas! 2011 was a great year for us and we are hoping that next year will be even better. We’ve got some swank surprises lined up for 2012 and the first one will be revealed in January already. Until then, don’t forget to check out and contribute to the Ultra Swank Photo Group on Flickr, which now houses close to 9,000 unique images! Thank you all for your continued support and friendliness! Hope that Santa brings whatever you wished for. See you next year for more retro adventures! ( continue reading... )

The Cocktail Nation

The Cocktail Nation: Mod Palm Springs

Episode 319    Jul 20th 2014

I’ve been spending some time working on my new fiction book about a lounge lothario assassin. More on that in the coming weeks. This week we talk to Rory Snyder about Mod Palm Springs which is coming up in October. I also have some inconvenient truths about classic cars for you, there’s some Batman news and I have a cool house with a great history to pick up if you have a spare 9 million sitting around, I’ll also announce the winner of our cd competition plus the latest and greets lounge and exotica from across the globe!

Ultra Swank From all of us, to all of you. Merry Christmas, happy holidays and have a great new year! Ultra Swank will resume our normal posting soon. Meanwhile, check out the Ultra Swank photo group on Flickr. There are close to 5,000 images in our archive now, amazing! What was your favorite moments of 2010? (Image source) ( continue reading... )


Music Pour yourself a drink and make yourself comfortable for your introduction to the silken-voiced Mr. Koop Kooper. This swank gentleman is the host of the Cocktail Nation – a lounge and exotica podcast out of the Sydney penthouse. Each week Kooper talks to the movers and shakers of the lounge and Tiki scene and plays the very best in swingin’ tunes. He is also a ( read more... )