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We'll Always Have Tuxpan
" crowd. We were invited to an 18-year-old R.A.'s Disco Party, to which we replied, "You realize that we..."

Feb. 12, 1999 Column by Kate X Messer

The Disenchanted
"...the meantime, she attempts a fling with a wild-haired disco-nerd (on the flip advice of her uncaring boyfriend, who..."

Dec. 4, 1998 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

I Wanna Take You Higher
"...hip-hop's roots are "post-soul" and thus, a reaction to disco. And because Hip Hop America never assumes we know..."

Dec. 4, 1998 Books Feature by Simon Reynolds

Record Reviews
"...has a marvelous contralto voice, but prior to being discovered by Marcio Meireles, who cast her in a play..."

Nov. 13, 1998 Music Review

O.t.: Court and Spark
"...There was not a disco ball revolving to the tunes of the Bee Gees,..."

Oct. 23, 1998 Arts Review

Buffalo '66
"...pale wingnut who, with his flared floodpants, red faux-leather disco boots, and too-tight tube tops, looks for all the..."

Aug. 7, 1998 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Picks & Sleepers
"...Seventies inverted (starts with punk, ends with bloat and disco/starts with bloat, ends with punk and disco), they will..."

March 20, 1998 Music Feature

Won't Get Schooled Again
Austin's Music Class of '98
"...rock crossover, it also made college radio inroads with "Disco Ball World." Even better, Garza spent nearly two months..."

Jan. 23, 1998 Music Feature by Andy Langer

An American Werewolf in Paris
"...his mercurial jeune fille battle a murderous pack of disco-crawling werewolves bent on exterminating the city's entire human population..."

Dec. 26, 1997 Movie Review by Russell Smith

Cultural Cross Pollination
A Cash Crop of Reggae Reissues
"...Stitch's Original Ragga Muffin, and Horace Andy's set of disco mixes, Good Vibes. One listen to any of these..."

Dec. 12, 1997 Music Feature by Jay Trachtenberg

The X-Files
"...on risers and halfheartedly mouths the words to a disco medley, with Florence Henderson in a glittery pink gown..."

Nov. 14, 1997 Screens Feature

¿Quieres Chanclar?
East Riverside's "Latin Strip"
"...the longest time I thought Club Kao's was a retro-disco joint -- which only proves how rarely this wannabe-Chicano..."

Nov. 7, 1997 Music Feature by James E. Garcia

Boogie Nights
Boogie Nights gets under the skin of the porn film industry's exuberant burst of public semirespectability in the late Seventies, prior to the home-video revolution that changed the rules of the game forever. The movie is no socio-cultural abstract though; it is at heart the story about a group of characters and the de facto family that emerges from their relationships.
"...opening shot of Boogie Nights whooshes us into its disco world (much like the intoxicating long-take restaurant scene in..."

Oct. 31, 1997 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Record Reviews
"...album Hunters? Probably not. It's the soundtrack to the Discovery Channel's television series about predatory creatures. Archers of Loaf..."

Aug. 15, 1997 Music Review

"...ElVega$ revue ("Bonaparte's Retreat" complete with bagpipes, the sultry disco bounce of "Southern Nights"), The Glen Campbell Collection touches..."

June 27, 1997 Music Review

Slouching Towards Gomorrah
At the Intersection of Jazz and Lounge
"...the hula hoop, Ross Perot, the pet rock, and disco. The difference is that nobody (save maybe Gloria Gaynor)..."

June 6, 1997 Music Feature by Michael Bertin

The Search for One-Eye Jimmy
"...Bean (John Turturro), a Seventies castaway who practices his disco moves in an abandoned warehouse and still has his..."

Sept. 6, 1996 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Live Shots
"...the future of music lay in the coupling of disco and metal. Of course this pearl of wisdom came..."

July 26, 1996 Music Feature

Carlito's Way
De Palma's film is anchored by an interesting story, fine performances, and is hoisted by an intoxicating field of vision that also maintains a sharply focused perspective.
"...with its tiered architecture and flashing lights and choice disco music (choices were supervised by Jellybean Benitez), the movie..."

Nov. 12, 1993 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Qmmunity: Use Your Words Wisely
"...Disco Pride Digital Drag Show Joterias ATX and Papi Churro..."

June 19, 2020 Column by James Scott

Summer Fun Playlist: Release Shows TBA
"...and mature avant-pop – occasionally sweating on a progressive disco dance floor – could station Balmorhea's co-founder as Texas'..."

May 29, 2020 Music Feature by Kevin Curtin

Summer Fun Playlist: Call of the Void
"...Sex Pümp: Party punk gets disco fever with the eponymous entrance of these raucous live..."

May 29, 2020 Music Feature by Greg Stitt

New Austin Music Worth Your Bandwidth This Week
What we’re playing
"...The melancholy razzle-dazzle of disco ball refraction "No Dancing" sashays a Fifties prom ache..."

May 29, 2020 Music Feature by Raoul Hernandez

Qmmunity: From Harvey Milk to 2020’s Rainbow Wave
Plus Bizarre Stripper Burlesque and Cheer Ups Quarantikki Happy Hour
"...Quarantiki Hour Dance to a disco DJ set by Winona Grindr while a Cheer Ups..."

May 22, 2020 Column by Beth Sullivan

The Legacy of BT2 and Beyond
Owners recall 30-plus years in Austin gay bar business
"...sounds like a country bar, but it was a disco. It was 1979. It was incredible. Another one that..."

May 16, 2020 Qmmunity Post by Beth Sullivan

An Intergenerational Vision for the Austin Music Awards
AMA Director Nedda Tehrany wants everyone to see themselves in the show
"...She learned her love for music, especially disco, at home...."

March 6, 2020 Music Feature by Rachel Rascoe

At No Lights No Lycra, You Really Can Dance Like No One's Watching
Since this weekly sober dance party happens in the dark, you're free to move without worry over how you look
"...I spied plenty of workout clothes). Talking is highly discouraged, as are phones. There's only music and moving. And..."

Feb. 21, 2020 Arts Feature by Erica Lies

The Forgotten Era of Glitter Rock in Mid-70s Austin
The Austin Punk Chronicles, chapter two, part one: glam rock (1972-76)
" the inaugural Whole Foods, then became Cheapo Records. Disco lighting an enormous dance floor with a stage as..."

Jan. 17, 2020 Music Feature by Tim Stegall

Wayne Alan Brenner's 10 Favorite Arts-Related Things of 2019
Kinetic performances and galleries mounting great show after great show kept the year exciting
"...their twinned keyboard calisthenics and voice modulations abetted by disco-celebrating costumes, lights, and dancers, now moving through a video..."

Dec. 20, 2019 Arts Feature by Wayne Alan Brenner

Faster Than Sound: Austin Music Video Festival Reaches 5
Local DIY videos mingle with the big leagues, Austin Music Commission forecasts 2020, and Federico Pacheco leads KOOP into its next quarter-century
"...a punchier, internet-styled spirit. That equates to a Silent Disco Pajama Party, and the co-founders' supreme excitement over debuting..."

Dec. 6, 2019 Music Column by Rachel Rascoe

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