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The Innocent
Texas platters
"...One of the most intriguing finds from Beerland's Disco Hospital coterie, the Innocent casts a wide net over..."

Feb. 18, 2005 Music Review by Greg Beets

Beatbox
Beatbox
"...Hydro offers a self-explanatory instrumental titled "Percy Keeps His Disco Dubby" as well as a remix of the well-worn..."

Feb. 4, 2005 Music Review by Robert Gabriel

Staying Alive
You don't even want to know
"...DVD at last. The stinkalicious 1983 sequel to 1977's disco drama Saturday Night Fever, the film transplants Brooklyn horndog..."

Jan. 21, 2005 Screens Review by Marrit Ingman

Rockin' Christmas Party
This year's 'Rockin' Christmas Party' is flashy fun with an onslaught of seasonal classics and popular rock songs that aim to tickle those humbugs away
"...DJ and backup dancers enliven the stage with Seventies disco and Eighties pop, along with dancing in the mode..."

Dec. 24, 2004 Arts Review by Heather Barfield Cole

Erasure
Gift guide
"...shot at Manchester's Apollo in 1992, weds Erasure's lush, disco-based synth-pop to elaborate staging akin to PBS' Great Performances..."

Dec. 24, 2004 Music Feature by Christopher Gray

Ministry
Gift guide
"...pencil on post-punk's ground zero, where heavy metal met disco, and draw a line outward: Almost any trajectory will..."

Dec. 17, 2004 Music Feature by Margaret Moser

Grateful Dead
Gift guide
"...than not lightweight fluff and even feature attempts at disco. Not surprisingly, the real highlights are the two live..."

Dec. 10, 2004 Music Feature by Jim Caligiuri

One Night on Red River
Darcie Stevens returns to the live music beat – for just one night – on Red River
"...classes weren't enough to balance the books, so the disco has closed its weekday doors. That's a relief only..."

Nov. 5, 2004 Music Feature by Darcie Stevens

TCB
Looking at this microwave world from the grassy knoll

Nov. 5, 2004 Music Column by Christopher Gray

A Good Town for Dreaming
Austin gets inside the West Texas capital of contemporary art
"...sky outside. It's oddly like being inside an exploded disco ball – the reflections are at different angles, and..."

Oct. 15, 2004 Arts Feature by Rachel Koper

2004 ACL Fest Guide
Everything you need to know
"...a swirl of psychedelic funk, and at times even disco, that the Colorado group has dubbed "space porn." –..."

Sept. 17, 2004 Music Feature

Luv Doc Recommends: Lone Star Country Dance Sport Invitational
Sheraton Austin Hotel at the Capitol, Friday, August 20, 2004
"...parodied, avant-garde, black leotard, monkey-on-a-leash decadence of its European disco counterpart. Nonetheless, there is a certain unavoidable hokeyness with..."

Aug. 20, 2004 Column by The Luv Doc

Where You're At: Notes From the Frontline of a Hip-Hop Planet
"Like any expert in a marginalized genre that's gone mainstream, Neate can be tedious," writes John Freeman. "But he also has a knack for sussing out the cutting edge of the hip-hop scene."
"...bopping his head to South African bubblegum (early Nineties disco pop). Along the way he drops references to everyone..."

Aug. 6, 2004 Books Review by John Freeman

Debbie Does Dallas – The Musical
Much of the Seventies send-up Debbie Does Dallas – The Musical is so bad it's good, but overall, Naughty Austin's production is wildly inconsistent
"...laughs. With the whole enterprise bouncing along to the disco thump of Seventies style – all feathered hair and..."

July 16, 2004 Arts Review by Robert Faires

"Now and Tomorrow"
The kid art in Creative Research Laboratory's "Now and Tomorrow" exhibit is more than notebook doodling; it's inventive, arresting self-expression
"...figures by second-graders demonstrate this especially well. Alfred Galvan's Discoman, a blue and gold doll bursting with disco magic,..."

June 18, 2004 Arts Review by Molly Beth Brenner

Bonus Tracks
Bonus tracks
"...Fingers licks and Iggy's "Lust for Life." Better still, "Disco Rob" screams "Yeah!" as convincingly as Usher... Starring SXSW..."

June 11, 2004 Music Review by Christopher Gray

PSR DVD Vol. 1
DVDnds
"...instead of infomercials, Brown Whörnet trots out a twisted disco rendition of "God Bless America" cut with clips of..."

June 11, 2004 Music Review by Greg Beets

Where to Find Wi-Fi
A partial list of hot spots affiliated with the Wireless City Project in the Austin area
"...Dick's Deja Disco (113 San Jacinto)..."

June 11, 2004 Screens Feature

TCB
Texas history, Handsome Joel, and 'Choice Cuts' from Tee Double.

May 28, 2004 Music Column by Christopher Gray

Summer Fun
Oh, Galveston
"...TIKI It's purple. It's very purple. They turn the disco ball on at, like, 5pm, just about the time..."

May 14, 2004 Features Feature by Kate X Messer

"Jim Hodges"
Artist Jim Hodges invites light into his exhibition at the Austin Museum of Art and through his unusual concepts and craft, he builds a show as illuminating as it is incandescent
"...the different-sized mirror bits (resembling, assembled, both an unrolled disco ball and a swath of fantastical alligator skin) create..."

April 30, 2004 Arts Review by Molly Beth Brenner

deEP end
deEP end
"...New York after all. Great news for all us Disco Hospital patients, but This Microwave World's Love Your Zine,..."

April 23, 2004 Music Review by Christopher Gray

TCB
The Return of Baldemar Huerta, succumbing to the Darkness, and I swear that I don't have a gun

April 9, 2004 Music Column by Christopher Gray

SXSW Picks & Sleepers
Picks & Sleepers
"...of Austin's percolating post-punk scene. Besides hosting Sunday-night nexus Disco Hospital, the quintet's 2003 EP, Total Information Awareness, is..."

March 19, 2004 Music Feature

Franz Ferdinand
"...can feel my lips undress your eyes," offers Teutonic disco riot "Darts of Pleasure," not long before the jagged..."

March 19, 2004 Music Review by Christopher Gray

PFFR
"...the retro-futuristic beats give their music a kinky Euro-fetish disco vibe that could make viable soundtrack highlights in a..."

March 19, 2004 Music Review by Greg Beets

TCB
SXSW News
"...night, where everyone who ever hung out at Beerland's Disco Hospital whiled away the wee hours enjoying the Manchesterisms..."

March 19, 2004 Music Feature by Christopher Gray

SXSW Film Reviews
"...in the Seventies, and into the inevitable cooling-off as disco-era hedonism became a bit passé (and demonstrably dangerous). Robey..."

March 19, 2004 Screens Feature by Rachel Proctor May

SXSW Picks & Sleepers
Blurbing SXSW 04 music – Wednesday only
"...continues to rock indie kids with their lo-fi laptop disco. The duo's latest salvo is a split 12-inch on..."

March 12, 2004 Music Feature

P2C04
"...O'Neal and Lawrence organize a weekly DJ-and-live-band extravaganza called Disco Hospital:..."

March 5, 2004 Music Feature by Michael Chamy

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