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Beware of Kids With Headphones
Digital dosing the new gateway drug?

July 16, 2010 News Post by Jordan Smith

St. Vincent
Bill Murray plays a hard-hearted grouch who warms to his new neighbors – Melissa McCarthy and her young son.
"...then sings along to the music coming through his headphones...."

Oct. 17, 2014 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

(500) Days of Summer
This romantic comedy is a deeply funny, seductive, and surprisingly honest dramatization of the ways we snooker ourselves into incompatible love.
"...Is a Light That Never Goes Out” on his headphones. When Summer sings along – “if a double decker..."

July 24, 2009 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

The Common Law
Distracted driving issues
"...home after the holidays and I wanted to wear headphones while driving so I wouldn't wake my kids up,..."

Jan. 4, 2019 Column by Luke Ellis

"Steve Parker: War Tuba" at Big Medium
In exploring sound's relationship to conflict and use in it, the artist fuses past and present, melody and discord, into a remixed reveille
"...pipe sends a soulful refrain through a pair of headphones wired to a suitcase, also fixed to the wall...."

Nov. 9, 2018 Arts Review by Melany Jean

A to Um... With Stephin Merritt
A,E,I,O,U, and sometimes Y am I doing this?
"...home, I listen to vinyl, CDs, and cassettes. No headphones, only speakers, unless I’m recording. If I’m recording a..."

May 6, 2015 Qmmunity Post by Rob Cohen

DVDanger: The Battery
Jeremy Gardner and Adam Cronheim swing for the fences
"...what Mickey listens to when he puts on his headphones. Gardner said, "All the other music fit my sensibilities..."

Sept. 13, 2014 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Aerosmith's Tom Hamilton
Music from another dimension Friday at the Frank Erwin Center
"...put on some kind of rhythmic loop in our headphones and let that guide us. See what kind of..."

Nov. 15, 2012 Music Post by Raoul Hernandez

Stephen Pruitt wants you to tune in to the mystery of sounds in the dark
" Pruitt through a separate radio and set of headphones. He's now reworked the piece to explore the wealth..."

July 15, 2011 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Of Politics and the Production Block
Take two with Austin's voice-over studio
"...boom. He hangs his hat there, puts on his headphones, does the deal, take off his headphones, puts on..."

Dec. 22, 2010 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Wish List
Here's your chance to give back to the areas of our community that need it the most

Dec. 17, 2010 News Feature by Kate X Messer

Off the Record
Can you hear me now? Local musicians and OTR get some much needed hearing aid while Jody Denberg signs off from KGSR.
"...First, there's the actual screening, which involves listening through headphones to tonal beeps of varying volumes and pitches, kind..."

Nov. 20, 2009 Music Column by Austin Powell

Reign Over Me
This Adam Sandler and Don Cheadle film is often disjointed and needlessly sentimental, though the film's whole often compensates for its sketchy parts.
"...streets of Manhattan on an electric scooter with ear-encasing headphones clamped to his head to block out – what?..."

March 23, 2007 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

The Zen of Revolution
Career sideman Michael Ramos steps out with 'Charanga Cakewalk'
"...we'd get back on the bus, I'd have my headphones on, and I'm listening to the furthest thing from..."

Aug. 18, 2006 Music Feature by Dave Marsh

Otaku* Overload!!!
After Monster Island Studios sank, Austin's acting community and Houston animé giant A.D. Vision unleashed talent bent on vengeance and redemption (*otaku = animé geek)
"...I didn't even know enough to put on the headphones so I could hear Lowell and Charlie's direction. I..."

Dec. 2, 2005 Screens Feature by Marc Savlov

Wednesday Picks
SXSW Picks & Sleepers
"...CD game, and ring-tone downloading without him. – Robert GabrielHEADPHONES12mid, Emo's Jr. The brainchild of Pedro the Lion's David..."

March 11, 2005 Music Feature

Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius
Animated Jimmy saves Retroville from the aliens.
" a prominent part is never without her hip-hop-blasting headphones; Jimmy's best friend, Carl Wheezer, is fat and asthmatic,..."

Dec. 21, 2001 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Candy Store Rock
Ten Years Gone
"...melodies, and rhythms. "We look at this as a headphones setup, and you guys are the head," Coyne explained..."

Aug. 6, 1999 Music Feature by Jason Cohen

Chronicle Arts Reviews
"...offered here. Beneath each image is a pair of headphones, and when you put them on, you hear the..."

April 3, 1998 Arts Review

Five Can’t-Miss Austin Food & Drink Events This Week
You know you love a good local deal
"...DJ jNilla will be spinning silently via first-come, first-served headphones at the free event, which features tiered drink specials..."

Jan. 29, 2019 Food Post by Emily Beyda

Top 10 Local Video Games
A horse-woman of the apocalypse and floppy fighting animals top Austin's offerings
"...9) SONARIUM (Ethan W. Kampa) Break out the headphones and explore the danger-filled landscape using only the top-notch..."

Dec. 28, 2018 Screens Feature by James Renovitch

Bus Stops and Court Benches
On immigration in McAllen
"...defendants, mostly men, listen to a Spanish translation through headphones. They plead guilty, one by one, all answering to..."

Sept. 28, 2018 News Feature by Martín Steinhagen

How a Genetic Disorder Drove Abby Solomon to the Forefront of Science and Music
After supplying a scientific breakthrough, this Austinite improves one show at a time
"...comfortable silence. Perfect for sinking into the couch with headphones on."..."

Sept. 7, 2018 Music Feature by Rachel Rascoe

Is the Net Neutrality Repeal Another Blow to Tex-Mex Musicians and Broadcasters?
Bidi bidi bom bom
"...computers, an audio mixer, microphone, and a pair of headphones are all the equipment he needs...."

July 6, 2018 Music Feature by César E. López Linares

Playback: Night Glitter Ascends
Thievery Corporation singer's Austin project picks up steam, Shakey Graves' new live look, and Terror Fest thrives
"...mission. The sonically rich collection may be Austin's most headphones-mandatory release of 2018...."

June 22, 2018 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

Moontower 2018 Reviews: A Comic a Day
A schooling in stand-up from Notaro, Haddish, and more
"...experience because, more often than not, they’re listening via headphones. It was a pleasant surprise, then, that Wednesday’s show..."

April 24, 2018 Arts Post by Rosalind Faires

Playback: The First Hit’s Free (Week)
Free Week, free rides, and freeing your mind!
"...Nght Hcklrs, who have the forethought to duct tape headphones over their balaclavas...."

Jan. 5, 2018 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

Peter Tran's Spiraling Soundscapes
Modular synthesist moves Curved Light away from ambient, cassette-only output
"...for a Walkman-inspired medium, Curved Light sounds great on headphones, yet the live visuals are as much of a..."

Jan. 5, 2018 Music Feature by Dan Gentile

Saturday ACL Fest Face-Off: Red Hot Chili Peppers vs. Silent Disco
Compare the headliners!
"...Premise: no speaker system, wireless headphones, several live DJ channels..."

Oct. 6, 2017 Music Feature by Libby Webster

Buck Dharma in the 21st Century!
Epic Q&A with Blue Öyster Cult’s “Reaper”
" grade school. It didn’t need batteries; I’d put headphones on and fall asleep every night listening to the..."

Aug. 9, 2017 Music Post by Raoul Hernandez

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