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Matisyahu: Making, Taking You Higher
"...cheese factor with a cover of the Commodores’ Seventies disco instrumental “Machine Gun.” What followed was one of the..."

July 6, 2007 Music Post by Jim Caligiuri

Descent Into the Maelstrom
Radio Birdman surfs out of Edgar Allan Poe's maelström a quarter-century later
"...rest of the world began its transfixion with the disco ball overhead...."

June 22, 2007 Music Feature by Raoul Hernandez

Golden Arm Trio
"...and later as a Raymond Scott cartoon romp on "Disco." Likewise, the frenetic, horn-driven title track reappears as a..."

June 8, 2007 Music Review by Jay Trachtenberg

The Night the Lights Went Out at the Roller Derby
"...a sound that can best be described as post-punk disco, this eightpiece ensemble's jams had the crowd grooving and..."

June 7, 2007 Sports Post by Mark Fagan

Morrissey
"...and from-the-attic singles "Lucky Lisp" and "The National Front Disco." Meanwhile, back at stage left, guitarist Boz Boorer continued..."

June 1, 2007 Music Review by Marc Savlov

APD Idol: Top 5 Countdown
Five contenders still standing in contest for police chief
"...praises of community policing each week, set to favorite disco hits of the Seventies? Or maybe Big Brother: Top..."

May 25, 2007 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Gilded Palace of Sin
Downtown Mystic isn't only the title of Lomita's second disc
"...Beneath the disco ball at Beauty Bar, Peroux looks free. Eyes closed,..."

April 27, 2007 Music Feature by Austin Powell

Bill Callahan Reviewed
Woke on a Whaleheart
"...Harris and Howard Draper. "Diamond Dancer" swirls atop a disco-funk bass, which returns behind the expansive lap steel of..."

April 20, 2007 Music Review by Doug Freeman

Second That Emo-Tion
Girlie Action revisits emo.
"...about emo culture and what defines it only to discover I’ve been there. Basically, it comes down to being..."

April 12, 2007 Music Post by Margaret Moser

Texas Biennial, Okay Mountain
The 2007 Texas Biennial exhibition at Okay Mountain generates color and a communal spirit while raising questions about festivalism and appropriating sources
"...sculpture's inherent interactivity (you can crawl inside) and playful disco-ball reflections made it a success within this show; however,..."

April 6, 2007 Arts Review

Luv Doc Recommends: Urban Music Festival
Auditorium Shores at the Long Center, Saturday, April 7, 2007
"...aural roofie for anyone who peaked sexually in the disco era. That’s a huge list, one that probably includes..."

April 6, 2007 Column by The Luv Doc

Spotlight: Saints
The Saints, not stranded in punk nostalgia
"...formulating punk's antithesis to big dumb rock and mindless disco...."

March 16, 2007 Music Feature by Michael Bertin

Wolf & Cub
"...blow of "Conundrum." Hell, there's even something resembling a disco beat behind "This Mess." While the name-based comparisons between..."

March 9, 2007 Music Review by Michael Bertin

The Celts
The Irish, Scottish, and Welsh stick it to Union Jack
"...EP. Holding down the analog rock front are Glasgow's Shitdisco. The Immediate also hail from Dublin. Chris Shaw (Wilco)..."

Feb. 23, 2007 Music Feature by David Lynch

The Ascension of the Toros; and the Joys of Minor-League Basketball
"...on the scoreboard turned back on. Fantastic. No more disco. Cheers rose from all corners of the arena (where..."

Feb. 6, 2007 Sports Post by Josh Rosenblatt

Ghostland Observatory
Live Shots
"...opera quickly turned into an all-out panic at the disco. Acting as both caped phantom and "Angel of Music,"..."

Jan. 26, 2007 Music Review by Austin Powell

Foot Foot, Clap! Clap!
"...with two full-time clappers, dueling synths, and a four-four disco-punk beat that, unfortunately, cannot be uttered without visions of..."

Jan. 26, 2007 Music Review by Audra Schroeder

Cinema's Labyrinth
The year in film, 2006
"...Stone impaled on the steering column and no clown-car ambulance-disco in sight. Exactly like that, actually.WILD CARD – SUGGEST..."

Jan. 5, 2007 Screens Feature by Marc Savlov

Luv Doc Recommends: New Year’s Eve with K-Tel Hit Machine and Tosca Strings
Playland Skate Center, Sunday, December 31, 2006
"...Skating goes from 9-11pm and a dance follows. Seventies disco attire is recommended, skating drunk is not, but oh,..."

Dec. 29, 2006 Column by The Luv Doc

After a Fashion
Gather 'round children and listen to the tale of how Eight Is Enough factored into a big family reunion
"...Tommy (Willie Aames) acted out his anger until the discovery of Mom's hidden Christmas present made him realize what..."

Dec. 22, 2006 Column by Stephen MacMillan Moser

Aterciopelados
"...if sound wizard Héctor Buitrago forgot to light the disco ball. Andrea Echeverri, meanwhile, sounds … ordinary. African and..."

Dec. 22, 2006 Music Review by Raoul Hernandez

Nina Simone
Reissues
"...the exception of Coldcut's "Save Me" and Chris Coco's disco "To Love Somebody," Simone is the filling between layers..."

Dec. 15, 2006 Music Review by Darcie Stevens

Candi Staton
Reissues
"...this 2-CD set bypasses Staton's secular Muscle Shoals and disco periods in favor of her much-less-produced modern soul sound...."

Dec. 15, 2006 Music Review by Robert Gabriel

Michael Jackson
Gift Guide
"...The 20-DualDisc Visionary spans two decades, from the delightful disco of "Rock With You" to the dull and droning..."

Dec. 8, 2006 Music Review by Melanie Haupt

Keep on Growing
Derek's main Domino Bobby Whitlock settles in his legend in Austin
"...on in music. You know I'm indirectly responsible for disco? [Clapton's manger] Robert Stigwood took the Dominos' money, used..."

Dec. 1, 2006 Music Feature by Jim Caligiuri

Jeans: A Cultural History of an American Icon
Yes, jeans are iconically American, but however many ways this is restated, it does nothing to quell the question of ... so what?
"...the streets: Sixties revolutionaries in denim, punks in denim, disco in denim, Bruce Springsteen's denim-assed album cover. Are you..."

Nov. 24, 2006 Books Review by John Dicker

Lemurs
"..."Breaking You Down" grow overburdened by extended instrumental passages. Disco experiment "Berlin" fares better, adding splashes of sticky funk..."

Nov. 17, 2006 Music Review by Christopher Gray

A Life Less Lived: The Gothic Box
"...encompasses a host of different styles: glam, punk, metal, disco, New Wave, industrial, psychedelia, murder ballads, classical, and endless..."

Oct. 20, 2006 Music Review by Christopher Gray

The Image Formed
Previewing the 12th Austin Film Festival
"...American Summer) and Mackenzie Astin (The Last Days of Disco) have a particular chemistry as the man and the-man-behind-the-man,..."

Oct. 20, 2006 Screens Feature by James Renovitch

ACL Fest Live Shots
Saturday, Sept. 16, Zilker Park
"...divisions you might mistakenly imagine persist between rock and disco. Having displayed face-melting mettle on a dozen tracks, including..."

Sept. 22, 2006 Music Feature by Dan Oko

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