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The Spinners
In Box
"...and by disc three, which has them entering the disco era, the fluff is overwhelming. As disco became more..."

Aug. 15, 2003 Music Review by Jim Caligiuri

The Matrix Reloaded
"...funky) as though they’d suddenly been transported to Blade’s disco bloodbath. I’ll take a Jon Stewart on this one..."

May 16, 2003 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Do the Tighten Up
'Texas Funk' Spreads the Little-known Gospel
"...funk ensembles tapered off with the mid-Seventies ascendance of disco. "The club owners thought they could just play a..."

May 16, 2003 Music Feature by Greg Beets

A Different Kind of Player
As far as nightclub concepts go, LAN parties aren't exactly thought of as pickup hotspots. Well, think again.
" little lighthouse beacons. "What the heck is this disco ball doing in the middle of Northcross Mall?" I..."

Nov. 29, 2002 Screens Feature by Kate X Messer

Fluffers Union
Texas Platters
"...Fluffers UnionSirens Disco (Chocolate Johnson)..."

Nov. 1, 2002 Music Review by Christopher Gray

Psychedelic Warlords
The kings of Texas psyche rock, ST 37
"...appearances, and albums on small indies and European labels ("

Oct. 11, 2002 Music Feature by Michael Chamy

After a Fashion
Style Avatar Stephen gets his tiara out of whack at Gay Pride. Was it the Flaming Dr Peppers or just fame's blinding spotlight -- trained on the fabulous Miss Kitty of Mega 93.3?
"...the club. Then it was off to Dick's Deja Disco, which I've never been to before, and it was..."

June 7, 2002 Column by Stephen MacMillan Moser

En Français
En Français
"...has, a lethal combinaison of New Wave, R&B, et disco, whereas the Montpellier duo's U.S. debut, 1999's Installation Sonore,..."

May 10, 2002 Music Review by Raoul Hernandez

After a Fashion
Harken back to the days of yore … on the dancefloor, as "After a Fashion" trips the disco ball fantastic in this boogie down Memory Lane.
" the late Eighties and was firmly grounded in disco and new wave (which were often indistinguishable). But as..."

Feb. 1, 2002 Column by Stephen MacMillan Moser

The Iron Ladies
"...unconscious by a powerful spike, he experiences a little disco reverie that will have you rolling on the floor.)..."

Oct. 26, 2001 Movie Review by Steve Davis

"...queen. Next scene finds Billie shaking booty at Eighties disco in New York City. Infantile stage of character's mental..."

Sept. 28, 2001 Movie Review by Steve Davis

Summer Fun on Wheels
"...and Golden Earring's "Radar Love," both white hot and disco-balled in my memory as clear as my first couples'..."

May 11, 2001 Features Feature by Kate X Messer


April 18, 2001 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Angel in the Dark
The last release from pop noir princess Laura Nyro.
"...the Blue Belles became LaBelle and reinvented themselves as disco queens a few years later with the huge hit..."

April 6, 2001 Music Feature by Margaret Moser

SXSW Picks & Sleepers
"...THE DISCO BISCUITS: Making their music industry debut on the SXSW..."

March 16, 2001 Music Feature

Sangre de Toro, Buffalo Club, Saturday 17
"...for me. Fortunately, the hypnotic sight of Sangre's fast-spinning disco ball in the shape of a bull's head made..."

March 16, 2001 Music Review by Greg Beets

Wednesday Picks & Sleepers
"...DOG FASHION DISCO: If Marilyn Manson is an exercise in bad taste,..."

March 9, 2001 Music Feature

Public Notice
This week's Public Notice takes a trip down memory lane and barfs all over its prom date, as we explore Eighties revisionism.
"...landmarks and turning points of modern civilization (to wit: disco, polyester, cocaine, Scooby freakin' Doo ... )...."

Feb. 23, 2001 Column by Kate X Messer

Madonna Music (Maverick)
"...Music is a delightful experience, as retro in its disco-glory-days sound as her pseudo-Nudie ensemble in the booklet's gatefold..."

Oct. 13, 2000 Music Review by Margaret Moser

After a Fashion
Glossing the heights and depths of fashion, as reflected by last Saturday's big show at the Austin Music Hall.
"...about the presentation. It has to have loud music, disco lighting, lots of babes in barely there outfits, and..."

Sept. 29, 2000 Column by Stephen MacMillan Moser

Outdoors & Recreation
"...Best Bowling TrendLate Night Rock/Disco/ Xtreme/Glow-in-the-Dark Bowling..."

Sept. 15, 2000 Best of Austin Feature

Beau Travail
Claire Denis' spare, ascetic film about a French Foreign Legionnaire in Northern Africa is deceptively dreamlike and stirring. It is a stunning work of beauty, mystery, contemplation, and grit.
"...ranges from opera to Neil Young to the explosive disco beat of “Rhythms of the Night.” Beau Travail is..."

July 28, 2000 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Better Living Through Circuitry
"...than the punks before them, and the Studio 54 disco-lovers before them, and back on through the years. Reiss..."

July 21, 2000 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

The Kings of Monterrey
Hanging out in Monterrey with a passel of up-and-coming Mexican rockers
"...Mexican rock bands waiting for the big labels to discover them, because they are playing by their own rules,..."

June 16, 2000 Music Feature by Melissa Sattley

Dancing About Architecture
The Gourds weren't Phishing for trouble when they covered "Gin and Juice"; the Meat Puppets have (probably) found a new home.
"...Love' -- much less those that were reborn as disco kings ('Disco Lady')," says Margaret Moser of Johnnie Taylor,..."

June 16, 2000 Music Column by Ken Lieck

From Here to Eternity
The only punk rock band that mattered, and why they still do
"...the band took on rock, soul, reggae, jazz, ska, disco, and R&B grooves, moving even further away from their..."

May 19, 2000 Music Feature by Jerry Renshaw

The Magnificent Seven
Why three records are better than two
"...torrents of fury down in the basement dives, while disco was turning the beat around upstairs in the studios...."

May 19, 2000 Music Feature by Raoul Hernandez

Hoot Nite Fever: Hole in the Wall, Sunday, Mar 19
Wednesday Night
"...ending South by Southwest 2000 with a nod to disco was a nice way of returning things to normal...."

March 24, 2000 Music Review by Christopher Gray

Edge of Seventeen
"...silly rah-rah chants of Toni Basil to the politicized disco of Bronski Beat, the music here is a songbook..."

Aug. 13, 1999 Movie Review by Steve Davis

"...the present, where we find Dolkar as a popular disco chanteuse whose Chinese boyfriend (Chang) has finagled her a..."

May 21, 1999 Movie Review by Russell Smith

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