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Wednesday Showcases
Wednesday SXSW showcases at a glance
"...passport for the third time, bridges funk, punk, and disco. Stalwart of the evening, Maldita Vecindad y los Hijos..."

March 19, 2010 Music Feature

International Bands
Around the world in one-liners
"...would be its Marlene Dietrich. Equal parts Dadaism, Euro disco, and Diamanda Galás...."

March 19, 2010 Music Feature

Friday Picks & Sleepers
The blurbing of SXSW
"...debut Alpinisms (Vagrant). Claudia recently intimated that this year's Disconnect From Desire will be different, so expect to hear..."

March 19, 2010 Music Feature

International Bands
Around the world in one-liners
"...Taiwanese disco punk outfit fronted by three ladies with a soft..."

March 19, 2010 Music Feature

Stones Throw Showcase
SXSW showcase reviews
"...Amir hollered amid a break of Latin, funk, and disco platters: "We're playing all 45s tonight!" The mantra proved..."

March 19, 2010 Music Review by Thomas Fawcett

Back to the future of funk
"...shoulder-length pressed hair, faux-future sunglasses, and crates full of post-disco boogie records, you'd be excused for thinking Dâm-Funk just..."

March 19, 2010 Music Feature by Thomas Fawcett

Muhammad Was a Punk Rocker
How a fictional music genre blossomed into a real movement
"...punks are rebelling against Britain's Thatcherism or the American disco scene in one decade or they're riot grrls reacting..."

March 12, 2010 Screens Feature by Marjorie Baumgarten

Point Austin: Scenes From an Election Day
A snapshot of one primary day's political doings
"...No news there. Disco Inferno..."

March 5, 2010 News Column by Michael King

Goodbye Mystique
Drag Race Week Three recap!
"...Jay Byrd: Ah, the country episode. The Disco Extra Greasy Shortening commercials reminded me of the short..."

Feb. 16, 2010 Qmmunity Post by Andy Campbell

"...format successfully during vinyl's last hurrah with punk and disco. The five songs within were dark and different, a..."

Feb. 12, 2010 Music Review by Margaret Moser

Your Queer Schedule
Christeene and the Femme Mafia take over your weekend
"...sliding scale for entry). The queer musical improv outfit Disco Plague will be opening. The band features Gretchen Phillips,..."

Jan. 29, 2010 Qmmunity Post by Andy Campbell

Betty Davis
"...the devilishly titled "Whorey Angel" and derides pop and disco on "Bottom of the Barrel." The gravelly proto-rap of..."

Dec. 18, 2009 Music Review by Thomas Fawcett

The Czars Were Brightly Shining
"...a classical suite by Tchaikovsky. It's when you also discover that their musical influences include not only Igor Stravinsky..."

Dec. 11, 2009 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Dolly Parton
"...she's bouncing post-Wagoner sincerity into folk ("Down From Dover"), disco ("Baby I'm Burnin'"), and the guilty pleasure of "Romeo,"..."

Dec. 11, 2009 Music Review by Margaret Moser

Man UP, Dockers
The clothing company's latest ad campaign makes us vom-vom in our mouths.
"...Dockers on and behave like real men, instead of disco dancin', non-fat latte sippin', salad eatin' sissies. Homo/queer/trans/metro/David Bowie..."

Dec. 10, 2009 Qmmunity Post by Andy Campbell

Kiss at the Frank Erwin Center tonight ain't Kiss with Ace Frehley (and Peter Criss).
"...sonic iconic “New York Groove.” Difference is, the latter disco-era Top 40 flash, written by songwriting mercenary Russ Ballard..."

Dec. 4, 2009 Music Post by Raoul Hernandez

Off the Record
Casting the annual ballot for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and paying tribute to poster artist extraordinaire Bill Narum
"...were it possible, the remaining four as well, while disco diva Donna Summer saved us a vote as an..."

Nov. 27, 2009 Music Column by Austin Powell

Vega/Neon Indian
"...each other. Vega unveiled first, gliding through the smooth, disco-ripped rhythms of "No Reasons," from last year's debut EP,..."

Nov. 13, 2009 Music Review by Doug Freeman

Punk, hardcore, hip-hop, oh my!
"...while the debut from Neon Indian, Psychic Chasms, offers disco on downers with a heavy dose of arcade psychedelia...."

Nov. 6, 2009 Music Feature

"...the Athens, Ga., conglomerate produces expertly arranged bursts of disco and funk-fueled pop masterpieces. – Doug Freeman Kid Sister..."

Nov. 6, 2009 Music Feature

Luv Doc Recommends: Zombie Ball
Sustainable Waves, Friday, October 30, 2009
" and a haunted ballroom with Texas' second largest disco ball … uh … vampire slayer. Make sure to..."

Oct. 30, 2009 Column by The Luv Doc

Mothers of Reinvention
White Denim's Fits of maximum R&B
"...for Fits' lead single, "I Start to Run." A disco ball hangs in the background, and a smoke machine..."

Oct. 23, 2009 Music Feature by Austin Powell

"...Run" from 2004's Alphabetical and a couple of thumping disco-esque tunes, plus Mars' effusive thanks to the crowd. Sofia..."

Oct. 9, 2009 Music Review by Melanie Haupt

ACL Music Fest Saturday Reviews
"...Who upset MuteMath? The indie-disco groove of the New Orleans experimental rockers' eponymous 2006..."

Oct. 2, 2009 Music Feature by Richard Whittaker

Luv Doc Recommends: Rude Mechanicals' Sci-fEye Ball
The Off Center, Saturday, August 22, 2009
"...ACID Pro compete with game like that? Fog machine? Disco ball? LED Strobes? Rhythm would definitely be a start...."

Aug. 21, 2009 Column by The Luv Doc

deEP end
deEP end
"..."Ring Inside a Ring" embraces Arcade Fire's funereal glow; "Disco Nixon" captures Spectorian pop via the Shins. The sophomore..."

Aug. 7, 2009 Music Review by Austin Powell

It's a MEN's MEN's MEN's MEN's MEN's MEN's World
Last minute! JD & MEN plus Gretchen Phillips at the Beauty Bar tonight!
"...realest, most glamster prancer on the dancefleurrr, Gretchen Phillip's Disco Plague shall open. Oh, yes, open...."

July 22, 2009 Qmmunity Post by Kate X Messer

Marching to the beat of Manikin's No Wave
"...the songs evolve from the bassline. It's almost like disco. The guitar's always the last piece."..."

July 17, 2009 Music Feature by Audra Schroeder

The First Time
Austin artists reveal the intimate details of how they got their muse on
"...which hooked me on theatre for life, and I discovered a love of fashion while making dress after dress..."

July 17, 2009 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

I Write the Folk Songs
From 1980s MTV Robert Plant look-alike to New Age icon, Marshall Styler knows his way around an eBay melody
"...Age music is an easy target, second only to disco for the negative reactions it elicits. Dismissed as the..."

July 3, 2009 Music Feature by Margaret Moser

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