Phase 7 “Playtime”

"Playtime" by Phase 7 Clap your hands and rejoice in the music of Phase VII, one of the most memorable Hawaiian funk/soul entertainers on the islands. Back then, Phase VII rocked nightclubs in Waikiki almost nightly, with a long run at the Infinity disco at Sheraton Waikiki. Any club-goer is guaranteed a night to remember whenever [...]

Hawaii 70s Night Club Reunion IX poster

The FINAL 70s Nightclub Reunion!

Honolulu's 70s Nightclub Reunion is having one last celebration before bowing gracefully off stage! Don't miss this show! It's the final reunion, and it's gonna be a blast! But get this: Phase VII and Aura will be performing that night! Never mind me being the youngest guy there—even if everyone will be twice my age*—this [...]

On with the Show: Vic Malo Live

Just as it did 30 years ago, Hawaii's economy thrives largely on tourism, so it's no surprise that many of the musicians I've mentioned were/are also entertainers. It's hard work entertaining people 7 nights a week (see: Phase 7), because for vacationers in paradise every night's a Friday night, right? Vic Malo is no exception [...]

More Phase 7

[youtube"=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j8x7OmMB7_0"] "Sweet Love" by Phase VII, from their Windjammer album. From what I know, this song is part of a self-titled album by the band. Definitely released after Playtime. Maybe their 3rd album? Here's the tracklist: 1. Sweet Love 2. Girl, It's Up To Me 3. Show Me Your Magic 4. Angels Around You 5. [...]

DJ Muro Hawaiian Breaks

DJ Muro – Hawaiian Breaks

DJ Muro's Hawaiian Breaks Tracklist now complete! (I just need to add the little details, like release year, catalog number, record label) ALOHA GOT SOUL is dedicated to the funky, soulful, jazzy sounds of Hawaii, so it's only appropriate that I start with DJ Muro's 1hr+ mix, "Hawaiian Breaks." Released in late 2009, the mp3 [...]