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Shared Services Uproar: Students Busted in Tower Sit-In
Tensions around job sharing plan peak
"...with Powers for more than a year. "In the tower," she recalled, "students chanted, 'We're excited, we're united, we're..."

May 2, 2014 News Feature by Lizzie Jespersen

Mick Jenkins
"...between the ground level (Chief Keef) and an ivory tower (Lupe Fiasco). Perched on the roof of a rundown..."

March 20, 2015 Music Review by Kahron Spearman

Acts Playing South by Southwest
" wall of sound as high as Cleveland's Terminal Tower. Obsessions Become Phobias is as strong as sophomore efforts..."

March 16, 2001 Music Review by David Lynch

All Things Must Pass
Spirited doc traces the rise and fall of Tower Records
"...a lively history of the rise and fall of Tower Records. At once a celebratory history and cautionary tale,..."

Nov. 6, 2015 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

SXSW Film Review: All Things Must Pass
Colin Hanks documents the demise of Tower Records
"...Must Pass opens with a powerful statement: In 1999, Tower Records made almost $1 billion. Five years later, the..."

March 19, 2015 Screens Post by Doug Freeman

Best Mural
TIE: Varsity Theatre Mural by Carlos Lowry at Tower Records; Le Bonheur de Vivre by Doug Jaques at The Gap
"...Hollywood icons for the old Varsity Theatre - now Tower Records - faces, on the other side of 24th,..."

Sept. 24, 1999 Best of Austin Feature

Best Mural/Graffiti
TIE: Varsity Theatre Mural by Carlos Lowry at Tower Records; Le Bonheur de Vivre by Doug Jaques at The Gap
"...Theatre Mural, by Carlos Lowry at what is now Tower Records, has been a West Campus fixture since 1980,..."

Sept. 25, 1998 Best of Austin Feature

Everything Must Go
Tower's last hours
"...On its final day, Sunday, June 13, Tower Records is full of customers. It's a day when..."

June 25, 2004 Music Feature by Matt Dentler

Best Mural
TIE: Tower Records, Renaissance Market
"...Lowry in 1980 for the arthouse cinema that held Tower Record's spot from 1936 to 1990, was also renovated..."

Sept. 26, 2003 Best of Austin Feature

Best Record Store (Chain)
Tower Records
"...A Tower of tunes clinches the competition as this year's favorite..."

Sept. 26, 1997 Best of Austin Feature

Best Record Store (Chain)
Tower Records
"...The location and the in-stores speak volumes as Tower wipes out the competition in this survey...."

Sept. 13, 1996 Best of Austin Feature

With Tower Records closing in June, North Loop's new Sound on Sound hopes to fill some of the void
"...Broken Records..."

April 2, 2004 Music Column by Christopher Gray

Baby, Let Me Follow You Down
Can record stores survive the digital age?
"...Until recently, they owned Jupiter Records, a new/used store in Hancock Center that closed Christmas..."

Jan. 23, 2004 Music Feature by Jim Caligiuri

Going for Broke
Fruit Salad Days
"...known as the early years, 1989-1995. In 1989, Waterloo Records owner Kunz, and Geissler, a German immigrant who exported..."

June 18, 1999 Music Feature by Andy Langer

Our Murals, Ourselves
"...In 1990, when the Tower Records chain moved into the former moviehouse, it made..."

Sept. 4, 1998 Arts Feature by Sam Martin

Dancing About Architecture
Our resident Marshmallow Peep relates the news and hearsay in and around the Live Music Capital...
"...has an additional three cuts -- is now Waterloo Records' biggest selling album of all time. You read that..."

April 13, 2001 Music Column by Ken Lieck

Dancing About Architecture
The Live Music Capital threatens another stake in the heart of live local music.
"...Meanwhile, rumors that the Tower Records on the Drag would be closing soon seem..."

Aug. 3, 2001 Music Column by Ken Lieck

For Whom the Bells Toll
Lege enacts campus carry on the 50th anniversary of the UT Tower shooting
"...The University of Texas at Austin tower carillon tolled at 11:40am...."

Aug. 5, 2016 News Feature by Annamarya Scaccia

On the 12th Day of Christmas
"...of Sony Music, and Ahmet Ertegun, president of Atlantic Records, than the next presidential primary version will be to..."

Dec. 25, 1998 Music Feature by Michael Bertin

Dancing About Architecture
Lollapalosers and Winners
"...guests include the Presidents of both MCA and Arista Records, Richard Perna from Hamstein publishing (the Summit is being..."

July 28, 1995 Music Column by Ken Lieck

Dancing About Architecture
Not Really From L.A.
"...out a couple of albums on that city's Justice Records. He's no stranger to this town either, and even..."

Nov. 17, 1995 Music Column

J Mascis, Ron Asheton, Mike Watt, Tower Records, Friday 16
"...J Mascis, Ron Asheton, Mike WattTower Records, Friday 16 Back in the early Eighties, Dinosaur..."

March 16, 2001 Music Review by Michael Chamy

Rockin' Scriptmas!
Jingle Bells, Jingle Bells, Jingle All the Plays
"...your household than with an original cast CD! [$28.99, Tower Records] Or for that loved one about to jet..."

Dec. 12, 1997 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Heavy Western
The Derailers
"...segues into another song from their aptly titled Watermelon Records debut, Jackpot, a tune called "100% Pure Fool": "I'm..."

Nov. 14, 1997 Music Feature by Raoul Hernandez

In the Shadow of the Dinosaurs
The Death of Indie Labels: Reports Have Been Exaggerated
"...recording budgets," vents Craig Stewart from Austin's Trance Syndicate Records. "It's unbelievable that it gets to six figures. I..."

May 2, 1997 Music Feature by Michael Bertin

Dancing About Architecture
Hatfield Takes a Rest
"...could always join the Juliana Hatfield band. Friction at Tower Records As interactive technology continues to grow in leaps..."

May 5, 1995 Music Column by Ken Lieck

Dancing About Architecture
The Star System
"...Antone's Records artists Toni Price and Guy Forsyth are both in..."

Oct. 9, 1998 Music Column by Ken Lieck

Faster Than Sound: Raoul Hernandez, Not Like Everybody Else
Outgoing Chronicle Music editor on 27 years of pure emotion
"...own money. My parents kept the car running outside Tower Records in Berkeley as I ran in and bought..."

July 23, 2021 Music Column by Rachel Rascoe

Other Music
History of a lost Manhattan record store keeps a basic tune
" Glasgow's Fopp, California's Amoeba Music, or Austin's Waterloo Records as to Other Music.) And what of all the..."

April 24, 2020 Movie Review by Richard Whittaker

Toadies, Tower Records In-Store, Saturday 17
"...ToadiesTower Records In-Store, Saturday 17 Scratch that one off the..."

March 16, 2001 Music Review by Michael Chamy

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