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Rob Sheffield's Mix Tape
"...Rob Sheffield’s Love is a Mix Tape: Life and Loss, One Song at a Time..."

Jan. 24, 2008 Music Post by Austin Powell

Tape
Tape is a confined microcosm: three characters, one room, and a whole lot of head-trippery. Old high school friends reunite years later in a dingy Michigan motel room for a night of tricky revelations.
"...Linklater. If it's not, it certainly should be; to mix postseason metaphors, Austin's hometown auteur is batting two for..."

Nov. 16, 2001 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Wheezing Spools: Cassettes in Electronic Music - Part I
Shriveled monoliths outweighed and overshadowed by vinyl
"...bible black plane traveling 45 revolutions per minute? No tape revival or aging critic (ahem) with a cassette label..."

July 16, 2014 Music Post by Conor Walker

Whut It Dew
They don't call DJ Rapid Ric the Mixtape Mechanic for nuthin'
"...In response, the genre is witnessing the reemergence of "mix tapes" – aka mix CDs – as the preferred..."

May 20, 2005 Music Feature by Robert Gabriel

Love Is a Mix Tape: Life and Loss, One Song at a Time
Exploring the musical ties that bind
"...Love Is a Mix tape: Life and Loss, One Song at a Timeby..."

Nov. 30, 2007 Music Review by Doug Freeman

Box Sets
Herbie Hancock
"...editing, the use of reverb chambers, echo effects, and tape looping. This is a landmark in 20th-century music...."

Dec. 11, 1998 Music Feature

Guelwaar
This comedy of errors is a piercing cultural commentary that examines large issues like the indignity of foreign aid and smaller issues like human vanity and pride. It satirizes African red tape and bureaucracy and casts a gently probing eye toward squabbling tribal differences.
"...like human vanity and pride. It satirizes African red tape and bureaucracy and casts a gently probing eye toward..."

April 15, 1994 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Into the Groove
Cutting Vinyl With Fat Tracks
"...a studio and lathe, a combination that enables direct-to-vinyl tapeless recordings. Either way, in just under a year, Dalmasso..."

Oct. 3, 1997 Music Feature by Andy Langer

3 Days to Kill
Kevin Costner stars in this snappy but contrived mix of international espionage and paternal redemption.
"...screenplay by Adi Hasak and Luc Besson, a contrived mix of international espionage and paternal redemption set in a..."

Feb. 28, 2014 Movie Review by Steve Davis

Audio, Audio
Books on Tape
"...causes that response and that response alone. "Books on tape? They're good for long drives." People use the word..."

Aug. 23, 1996 Books Feature by Michael Bertin

Ain't Nobody Real but Me
Chamillionaire's flow: Houston and beyond
"...C: My claim to fame has been on the mix tape circuit, which is why I'm known as the..."

Jan. 13, 2006 Music Feature by Robert Gabriel

Beat Box
Beat box
"...The Classified Mix Tape (Culture Sound)..."

Sept. 2, 2005 Music Review by Robert Gabriel

Fantastic Fest Gets Arty
First titles, plus Nicolas Winding Refn on exploitation
"...has announced its first round of programming, with a mix of world premieres, Turkish rip-offs, and a unique trip..."

July 30, 2015 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

7 and 7 Is
"...Kahanek Incident series matches like-minded bands and has 'em mix each others' songs. Volume 1 finds Windsor for the..."

May 23, 1997 Music Feature

Yours Ever: People and Their Letters & Cassette From My Ex: Stories and Soundtracks of Lost Loves
In praise of dead and dying art forms, Parts I and II
"...The mixtape – another dead art form – was never about..."

Nov. 20, 2009 Books Review by Kimberley Jones

Live Shots
"...known. When they find a space where they can mix it all up, however, they're at their best. The..."

Dec. 6, 1996 Music Feature

Beastie Boys' Ad-Rock and Mike D Talk Trap, Basketball, Bogus Conspiracies, SXSW, and Their New Book
"We realized that all we do have, before this started and after it ends, is the three of us.”
"...flips through a ludicrously entertaining procession of stories, comics, mix-tape scans, recipes, and photos that amount to a Beastie..."

March 15, 2019 Music Feature by Kevin Curtin

One in a Crowd: Jungle Trap
VHS madness needs a little help to get on tape
"...Skull! Video are hoping to resurrect the era, one tape at a time...."

Feb. 27, 2015 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Record Reviews
"...Confused soundtracks, has now, with subUrbia, put together a mix tape so singular in sound that it could only..."

Feb. 7, 1997 Music Review

Girl Talk's Gestalt
Gregg Gillis and his monster mash-up brain
"...with his 2006 copyright-challenging masterpiece, Night Ripper. The 42-minute mix encapsulates nearly as many years of Top 40 radio,..."

Oct. 20, 2008 Music Post by Austin Powell

The Chrontourage was at BookPeople Jan 27th
"...from his heartbreaking and hip memoir, Love Is a Mix Tape. The book documents Sheffield’s idyllic five-year marriage to..."

Jan. 29, 2008 Chron Events Post

New Order
Box Sets
"...from this January that could round out the greatest mix tape on Earth. Disc two is a meat-and-potatoes survey..."

Dec. 6, 2002 Music Feature by Michael Chamy

DJ NickNack
Bavu Blakes turntablist DJ NickNack does his own creating and hustling.
"...of instrumentals, to his currently numerous weekly DJ performances, mix tapes, and albums, DJ NickNack has taken every chance..."

Aug. 30, 2002 Music Feature by Christopher Coletti

In Person
It probably seems a little unlikely. A 33-foot midnight blue tour bus rolls into town at dusk. And former Austin Poetry Slam Team member Mike Henry was on it.
"...own personality, and getting to bring such a fantastic mix of poets into a new vibe every night is..."

Aug. 4, 2000 Books Feature by Mike Henry

SXSW Music Festival
Picks & Sleepers
"...Wall linchpins offer weekly rock & roll history lessons, mixing their own meaty originals around a wide array of..."

March 17, 2000 Music Feature

The Touchdowns That Changed Texas
Civil rights and sports mix in Breaking Down Barriers: The C.R. Roberts Story
"...three touchdowns of 73, 50, and 74 yards. Game tape shown in the film shows an almost mythological figure..."

Aug. 31, 2018 Screens Feature by Kahron Spearman

SXSW Comedy Review: Comedy Bang! Bang!
Aukerman’s high-wire absurdism makes for an electric live show
"...comedian Scott Aukerman returned to SXSW, this year to tape two live episodes of his beloved Comedy Bang! Bang!..."

March 13, 2017 Arts Post by Sean L. Malin

Perseid Meteor Shower 101
We chat with the experts about when and where to see the night-sky show
"...“the truth IS out there” T-shirt, grab a SURVIVE mix tape and an EpiPen, and then drive toward Manor..."

Aug. 9, 2016 Chronolog Post by Ashley Moreno

Talking Shop With Curran Nault
The Polari artistic director on programming to bridge divides
"...to think so, and I can make a mean mix tape. Programming is a similar skill...."

Oct. 10, 2013 Screens Post by Kate X Messer

Texans Rookie Mini-Camp Report
Texans welcome their newest additions
"...soon enough. Swearinger, aka "Jungle Boi," even has a mix tape, and it's actually pretty good...."

May 11, 2013 Sports Post by Alex Dunlap

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