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Hammer of the Gods
Scandinavia brings the lobster tail to SXSW 07
"...SXSW's international meat. Historically, the region has brought us ABBA, Hanoi Rocks, Roxette, and Mortiis (whatever happen to that..."

Feb. 23, 2007 Music Feature by Audra Schroeder

After a Fashion
Is our Stephen turning over some new leaves before the new year? What was more horrifying? Karaoke or ear-candling?
"...such an instigator. She taunted me with songs by Abba, Diana Ross, and the Shangri-Las before I broke down..."

Dec. 15, 2006 Column by Stephen MacMillan Moser

After a Fashion
Stephen is deeply touched by a pack of racers headed north to Alaska – and no, it's not the Iditarod
"...WITHER OSLO? The icy, Abba-esque chic of Oslo at Sixth & Lavaca is no..."

Sept. 1, 2006 Column by Stephen MacMillan Moser

Record review
"...Too Far. Too Fast. Too Soon., Masonic's cover of ABBA's "S.O.S." maintains a stripped-down faithfulness to the original while..."

July 7, 2006 Music Review by Greg Beets

SXSW Picks & Sleepers
Blurbing the pinnacle of SXSW 2006.
"...brewed up an all-too-potent moonshine. Intrepid onstage covers include ABBA, Ratt, the Velvet Underground, and Bill Monroe. – David..."

March 17, 2006 Music Feature

Spotlight: Jana Hunter
Jana Hunter's unstaring DIY
"...shrugs. She also grew up listening to Neil Diamond, ABBA, and, most importantly, the Smiths: "I've always been drawn..."

March 17, 2006 Music Feature by Audra Schroeder

Hey Sailor! You Here for a Conference?
The Gay Place polls Austin’s GLBTeratti, who welcomes you with open arms and tells you what’s hot about our town
"...ABBA's "I Let the Music Speak"..."

March 10, 2006 Features Feature by Kate X Messer

Pulse: Oscar Riquelme
Oscar Riquelme's paintings in the exhibition 'Pulse' are attractive, accessible, well composed, and layered in subtle politics
" December, 1941, the Holocaust-resistance leader and Hebrew poet Abba Kovner used the phrase "like sheep to the slaughter"..."

Feb. 24, 2006 Arts Review by Rachel Koper

Nordic Noise
Finland, Norway, Sweden, Denmark, Iceland – 26 inches of SXSW over four days and nights
"...pop music exports have come a long way since ABBA won the Eurovision Song Contest in 1974. Malmö pop..."

Feb. 24, 2006 Music Feature by Greg Beets

Record review
"...pulse in "Forbidden Love" and "Hung Up" (which samples ABBA), and are slinky and sexy on "Jump" and "Push."..."

Jan. 13, 2006 Music Review by Margaret Moser

Realms of Inspiration
Erik Hokkanen, Finnish and fiddling in Austin
"...mirrored American music with a twist. Think Shocking Blue, ABBA, the Cardigans, Bettie Serveert, even Björk from neighboring Iceland...."

Dec. 2, 2005 Music Feature by Margaret Moser

Livin' on Monkey Island
"...and squealing in the tune. Another monkey tune is "Abba Dabba Honeymoon." I think it was subtitled the "Monkey..."

Sept. 26, 2005 Postmarks

The Perishers
"...least half that time, only the Shocking Blue and ABBA planted the Scandinavian flag on chart mountain. Swedish foursome..."

May 6, 2005 Music Review by Raoul Hernandez

Saturday Picks
SXSW picks & sleepers
"...and respectable jazz trio – that covers Floyd, Priest, Sabbath. Skolnick's latest, Transformation, which also includes fresh originals, demonstrates..."

March 18, 2005 Music Feature

Saturday Sleepers
SXSW picks & sleepers
"...boy-girl siblings that look like a Norwegian version of ABBA a gimmick? Not with this UK quartet's organic Sixties..."

March 18, 2005 Music Feature

Gift guide
"...Andy Bell owns the stage, whether on the four-song ABBA tribute – Clarke trying to keep up with the..."

Dec. 24, 2004 Music Feature by Christopher Gray

Our readers talk back.
"...mean country versions of Ratt's "Round and Round" and ABBA's "S.O.S." among others...."

May 21, 2004 Column

Thoughts on Covers
"...mean country versions of Ratt's "Round and Round" and ABBA's "S.O.S." among others...."

May 18, 2004 Postmarks

SXSW Picks & Sleepers
Picks & Sleepers
"...– from Blondie, and their propensity for pop from ABBA. Last year's Living in America (New Line) is a..."

March 19, 2004 Music Feature

"...and rich, raspy Amy Millan. It's got the irrepressible ABBA-like ebullience of that Postal Service duet, but instead of..."

March 19, 2004 Music Review by Michael Chamy

SXSW Picks & Sleepers
Blurbing SXSW 04 music – Wednesday only
"...mixed with eyebrow-raising covers of the 13th Floor Elevators, ABBA, Funkadelic, Slayer, and Serge Gainsbourg. They're currently working on..."

March 12, 2004 Music Feature

Beyond the Fatal Shores
SXSW's Aussie and Kiwi invasion
"...Australia is not beset by a national obsession with ABBA, nor is the didgeridoo the primary instrument of all..."

March 5, 2004 Music Feature by Melanie Haupt

After a Fashion
"...white rubber for the walls and benches. It's like Abba meets the Jetsons on the Côte d'Azur in 1971,..."

Nov. 14, 2003 Column by Stephen MacMillan Moser

Capitol Chronicle
Is there a Bush-beater in the House -- or the Senate, or the VFW?
"...the Center, Right So I'm deeply sympathetic to the "ABBA" crowd -- Anybody But Bush Again. But in the..."

Oct. 3, 2003 News Column by Michael King

SXSW Picks and Sleepers
"...Stoner rock never really went away, baby! The BÖC/Black Sabbath/Deep Purple palette didn't get bogarted, according to the bad..."

March 14, 2003 Music Feature

Meat Purveyors
Texas Platters
"...the top of our lungs while they do Ratt, Abba, Ralph Stanley, and Nick Lowe tunes bluegrass-style. Is this..."

April 12, 2002 Music Review by Jim Caligiuri

Southern Rock Opera
SXSW 02 Music Fest Wrap-up
" was time for their soaring, tongue-in-cheek treatment of ABBA's "Dancing Queen," then they made way for the three-piece..."

March 22, 2002 Music Feature by Jerry Renshaw

SXSW Picks & Sleepers
Picks & Sleepers
"...EXPORT MUSIC SWEDEN: Forget ABBA. Unrepentant riot grrls will meet their match in Sahara..."

March 15, 2002 Music Feature

American People, Meat Purveyors@Hole In The Wall
"...covers as well, including Ratt's "Round and Round" and Abba's "S.O.S," featuring guitar work by Bill Anderson and the..."

Feb. 8, 2002 Music Review by Jim Caligiuri

Dancing About Architecture
Our resident Marshmallow Peep relates the news and hearsay in and around the Live Music Capital...
"...originals, expect the Purveyor treatment applied to songs by ABBA, Nick Lowe, Ratt, the Stanley Bothers, and a number..."

Jan. 18, 2002 Music Column by Ken Lieck

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