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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.

19 articles in 2017

Top 10 Austin Albums of 2017

Consensus on the best local platters

Music Feature, Dec. 28, 2017

2017 Music Critics Poll

Best roadshow, best new local acts, R.I.P.s, etc.

Music Feature, Dec. 28, 2017

Bubble Puppy

Certified Badass

Music Review, Dec. 21, 2017

The Schisms


Music Review, Dec. 21, 2017

Infinite Tuesday: An Autobiographical Riff

by Michael Nesmith

Music Review, Dec. 14, 2017

Sunday ACL Fest Interview: Tank & the Bangas

Poetry fuels the lyrics of New Orleans band

Music Feature, Oct. 5, 2017

Jean Caffeine

Sadie Saturday Nite

Music Review, Aug. 31, 2017

Matt the Electrician

The Doubles

Music Review, Aug. 17, 2017

George Kinney & the Golden Dawn

Rebel Heart

Music Review, Aug. 17, 2017

The Hormones

Legendary Junk (1994-2017)

Music Review, Jul. 13, 2017

Margaret Moser Tribute: Larry Seaman

“I don’t want to be greedy, but I want a little more time”

Music Feature, Jun. 29, 2017


Step Into Light

Music Review, Jun. 22, 2017

Old 97’s

Graveyard Whistling

Music Review, May. 18, 2017

Roky Erickson

All That May Do My Rhyme

Music Review, May. 18, 2017

SXSW Music: Must-See Pop

Power-pop, French pop, mellow pop, electro pop – so many pops to choose from!

Music Feature, Mar. 15, 2017


Hot Thoughts

Music Feature, Mar. 15, 2017

Spiral Stairs

Doris & the Daggers

Music Feature, Mar. 15, 2017

Take That F***er Back: Ronnie Lane/Texas Tornados/Clifford Antone Tributes 2007

Features Feature, Mar. 2, 2017

John Wesley Coleman III

Microwave Dreams

Music Review, Feb. 9, 2017

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