Greg Beets

Greg Beets was born in Lubbock on the day Richard Nixon was elected president. He has covered music for the Chronicle since 1992, writing about everyone from Roky Erickson to Yanni. Beets has also written for Billboard,Uncut, Blurt, Elmore, and Pop Culture Press. Before his digestive tract cried uncle, he co-published Hey! Hey! Buffet!, an award-winning fanzine about all-you-can-eat buffets.

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Best Live Music Performances of 2018
Best Live Music Performances of 2018
The bands and venues that kept our critics on their feet

Music, Dec. 27, 2018

Our Music Critics Pick Their Top 10 Austin Albums of 2018
Our Music Critics Pick Their Top 10 Austin Albums of 2018
80 local picks from Molly Burch to Brownout

Music, Dec. 27, 2018

Texas Platters
Fastball
All the Pain Money Can Buy 20th Anniversary Edition (Record Review)

Music, Nov. 29, 2018

Texas Platters
Cherubs
Short of Popular (Record Review)

Music, Oct. 25, 2018

Texas Platters
Shmu
Lead Me to the Glow (Record Review)

Music, Oct. 25, 2018

Sunday ACL Fest 2018 Record Reviews
Neighbor Lady
Maybe Later (Record Review)

Music, Oct. 4, 2018

Friday ACL Fest 2018 Record Reviews
David Byrne
American Utopia (Record Review)

Music, Oct. 4, 2018

Will Courtney Summons Seventies L.A.
Will Courtney
The rootsy popsmith takes the production reins in a West Austin duplex

Music, Sept. 20, 2018

Texas Platters
Freedonia
Freedonia (Record Review)

Music, Aug. 23, 2018

Texas Platters
The Stan Laurels
Maybe (Record Review)

Music, Aug. 23, 2018

Texas Platters
Marmalakes
Please Don't Stop (Record Review)

Music, May 31, 2018

Texas Platters
Powell St. John
Sultan of Psychedelia (Record Review)

Music, May 3, 2018

Recommended Shows for Levitation Weekend
Recommended Shows for Levitation Weekend
The sounds may be scattered all over Austin, but here are a few must-see performances

Music, April 26, 2018

Levitating Platters
Imarhan
Temet (Record Review)

Music, April 26, 2018

SXSW Music Interview: Dawg Yawp
SXSW Music Interview: Dawg Yawp
Where sitar meets American folk song

Music, March 14, 2018

Texas Platters
Uranium Savages
Clown Juice (Record Review)

Music, Feb. 8, 2018

Texas Platters
Sean Morales
Call It In (Record Review)

Music, Feb. 1, 2018

Texas Platters
Opposite Day
I Calculate Great (Record Review)

Music, Jan. 25, 2018

Top 10 Austin Albums of 2017
Top 10 Austin Albums of 2017
Consensus on the best local platters

Music, Dec. 28, 2017

2017 Music Critics Poll
2017 Music Critics Poll
Best roadshow, best new local acts, R.I.P.s, etc.

Music, Dec. 28, 2017

Texas Platters
Bubble Puppy
Certified Badass (Record Review)

Music, Dec. 21, 2017

Texas Platters
The Schisms
Moon (Record Review)

Music, Dec. 21, 2017

Rock & Roll Books
Infinite Tuesday: An Autobiographical Riff
by Michael Nesmith

Music, Dec. 14, 2017

Sunday ACL Fest Interview: Tank & the Bangas
Sunday ACL Fest Interview: Tank & the Bangas
Poetry fuels the lyrics of New Orleans band

Music, Oct. 5, 2017

Texas Platters
Jean Caffeine
Sadie Saturday Nite (Record Review)

Music, Aug. 31, 2017

Summer Jams Clearance Sale, Part 2
Matt the Electrician
The Doubles (Record Review)

Music, Aug. 17, 2017

Summer Jams Clearance Sale, Part 2
George Kinney & the Golden Dawn
Rebel Heart (Record Review)

Music, Aug. 17, 2017

Texas Platters
The Hormones
Legendary Junk (1994-2017) (Record Review)

Music, July 13, 2017

Margaret Moser Tribute: Larry Seaman
Larry Seaman
“I don’t want to be greedy, but I want a little more time”

Music, June 29, 2017

Texas Platters
Fastball
Step Into Light (Record Review)

Music, June 22, 2017

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