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"...like it was taped at an insane asylum's karaoke disco night. The 11-minute retro-electro noise fest "Hopper's Encore" is..."

March 5, 2004 Music Review by Greg Beets

Weird Science Takes the Stage
The strange but true tale of how a high school class turned a science textbook into a play
"...brought on the age of mammals. Doug recounted this discovery as if it were a ghost story. The ensemble..."

Feb. 6, 2004 Arts Feature by C. Denby Swanson

I Am a DJ
Austin's half-dozen hottest hip-hop DJs – out from behind steel wheels
"...Afrika Bambaataa, and Grandmaster Flash pushing the boundaries of disco convention into the realms of street accredited postmodernism, Austin..."

Feb. 6, 2004 Music Feature by Robert Gabriel

Get on the Ground!
Bett Williams navigates contemporary culture with a wicked pen and a wrestling mat, and she'll be at BookPeople on Friday.
"...contemporary cultural thinking -- all gussied up in trash disco nights, Vicodin benders, and other gleeful acts of unapologetic..."

Jan. 16, 2004 Books Feature by Cindy Widner

No Dominion
A partial roll call of people who died in 2003.
"...staggering array of sounds, from salsa and jazz to disco, R&B, country, rock, and all points in between. They..."

Dec. 26, 2003 Music Feature by Margaret Moser

The Top Texas 40
Ranking the Lone Star State in song
"...its spirit and geography -- and love. Murder ballads, disco tunes, school anthems, television show themes, post punk, classic..."

Nov. 28, 2003 Music Feature by Margaret Moser

Coco Candissi
"...fog. It's there in opener "Day Job," Melissa Sternberg's mock-disco bass bouncing along in the background as guitarist/singer Brandon..."

Nov. 14, 2003 Music Review by Christopher Gray

deEP end
deEP end
"...season is the sophomore EP, Total Information Awareness, by Disco Hospitallers This Microwave World. Bristling at being labeled "electroclash"..."

Nov. 14, 2003 Music Review by Michael Chamy

The Fortress of Solitude
Why are we reviewing Jonathan Lethem's The Fortress of Solitude when everyone else is? Because it's the finest novel of the past five years.
"...making the cure-all, it's a Kids in the Hall disco! -- to make fun of them (and easier to..."

Oct. 3, 2003 Books Feature by Shawn Badgley

TCB
If John Lennon had attended this weekend's ACL Fest blowout he might have screamed, "I've got blisters on my feet!"
"...and left the entire festival in its hyperkinetic metal-polka-ska-New Wave-disco-soccer-chant wake. All that was left was to wander over..."

Sept. 26, 2003 Music Column by Christopher Gray

South for the Marijuana
The gringo travels to Mexico in search of weed and wisdom.
"...than anything else, like they were headed to a disco...."

Sept. 5, 2003 News Feature by Lucius Lomax

Junior Senior
Record Review
"...the European charts this summer with its early Eighties don't-call-it-disco patina. You can imagine Beck trying to do something..."

Aug. 22, 2003 Music Review by Greg Beets

Lifesavas
Record Review
"...True?," the roots-reggae implications of "Fever," and the fiery disco of "Me." Guest appearances by J-Live on "Selector," Gift..."

Aug. 22, 2003 Music Review by Robert Gabriel

Jubilee
Jubilee was a critical and commercial failure. Wells Dunbar explains why that's a dirty, rotten shame.
"...and commercial failure. Taboo and perverse imagery (like Jesus' disco orgy of the damned) ensured that conservative London wouldn't..."

Aug. 22, 2003 Screens Review by Wells Dunbar

After a Fashion
Since those wacky Canadians have legalized gay marriage, you know it's just a matter of time before Texas … wait, what are we thinking? Also, the "Truth" according to Babs …
"...8) The reception hall must have a disco ball and at least one go-go dancer...."

July 18, 2003 Column by Stephen MacMillan Moser

Brave Combo
Texas Platters
"...melodies. Satie's "The Gnossienne #3" is given a futuristic disco treatment reminiscent of the nonstop-dance medley discs you find..."

May 30, 2003 Music Review by Greg Beets

After a Fashion
"...DISCO NIGHTS From the heights of society at Lady Bird's..."

May 23, 2003 Column by Stephen MacMillan Moser

After a Fashion
"...the legendary Grace Jones of Salado (no, not the disco star), Diane Lyerly of Scarbrough's, Cynthia Johnson of Julian..."

May 2, 2003 Column by Stephen MacMillan Moser

Yanni
Live Shot
"...doubt there's a way to fuse didgeridoo, dulcimer, and disco with traditional classical themes, especially with 20-plus musicians and..."

May 2, 2003 Music Review by Greg Beets

The Pleasure Principle
Local bands find the dance-driven heart underneath post-punk's industrial pall
"...dying industrial hometowns with punk's anyone-can-play aesthetic and a disco-rooted beat as steady as the mail. America, satisfied to..."

April 25, 2003 Music Feature by Christopher Gray

TCB
Austin wonders if Billy Bob Thornton will hop onstage with Tori Amos.
"...Rough-Ridin' Rodeo Sweethearts," "Engine-Revvin' Frisky Felines," "Groove Thing Shakin' Disco Divas," and "Sexy Schoolyard Scrappers." The upstart league has..."

April 25, 2003 Music Column by Christopher Gray

The Delgados, Arab Strap, Aereogramme
Record Reviews
"...of Elephant Shoe ("Peep Peep") and the upbeat, grimy disco of The Red Thread ("The Shy Retirer," "Flirt"), but..."

April 18, 2003 Music Review by Michael Chamy

After a Fashion
"...endorsing equal opportunity, we then went to Dick's Deja Disco to see the male strippers. I like the friendly..."

March 21, 2003 Column by Stephen MacMillan Moser

SXSW Picks and Sleepers
"...Atari as Kraftwerk, Portland's the Helio Sequence is a discombobulated retro-techno pop duo that coaxes more out of their..."

March 14, 2003 Music Feature

SXSW Picks and Sleepers
"...land you in The New York Times ("pure driving disco rock") and get your sixpiece outta Detroit to Austin..."

March 14, 2003 Music Feature

SXSW Picks and Sleepers
"...Austin stalwart Specht has been packing them in like disco sardines with his soulful deep house grooves for years..."

March 14, 2003 Music Feature

Postmarks
Our readers talk back.
"...books are important to other people besides yourself. A discovery that can't help knocking you off balance for a..."

Jan. 31, 2003 Column

The Hightower Report
Fleet discredits the Constitution and news outlets perform PR.
"...to them that the commie "conspiracy" is deader than disco music)...."

Jan. 31, 2003 News Column by Jim Hightower

David Bowie
Best-Ofs
"...Jones' ongoing makeover from Martian rock star and scary disco monster to pop's own Dorian Gray, constantly refining his..."

Dec. 27, 2002 Music Review by Christopher Gray

Beck & The Flaming Lips
Live Shots
"...a billowing smoke machine in front of four giant disco balls. Occasionally, he'd use his guitar to puncture one..."

Nov. 15, 2002 Music Review by Michael Chamy

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