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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.

18 articles in 2018

Our Music Critics Pick Their Top 10 Austin Albums of 2018

80 local picks from Molly Burch to Brownout

Music Feature, Dec. 27, 2018

Best Live Music Performances of 2018

The bands and venues that kept our critics on their feet

Music Feature, Dec. 27, 2018


All the Pain Money Can Buy 20th Anniversary Edition

Music Review, Nov. 29, 2018


Short of Popular

Music Review, Oct. 25, 2018


Lead Me to the Glow

Music Review, Oct. 25, 2018

David Byrne

American Utopia

Music Feature, Oct. 4, 2018

Neighbor Lady

Maybe Later

Music Feature, Oct. 4, 2018

Will Courtney Summons Seventies L.A.

The rootsy popsmith takes the production reins in a West Austin duplex

Music Feature, Sep. 20, 2018



Music Review, Aug. 23, 2018

The Stan Laurels


Music Review, Aug. 23, 2018


Please Don't Stop

Music Review, May. 31, 2018

Powell St. John

Sultan of Psychedelia

Music Review, May. 3, 2018

Recommended Shows for Levitation Weekend

The sounds may be scattered all over Austin, but here are a few must-see performances

Music Feature, Apr. 26, 2018



Music Review, Apr. 26, 2018

SXSW Music Interview: Dawg Yawp

Where sitar meets American folk song

Music Feature, Mar. 14, 2018

Uranium Savages

Clown Juice

Music Review, Feb. 8, 2018

Sean Morales

Call It In

Music Review, Feb. 1, 2018

Opposite Day

I Calculate Great

Music Review, Jan. 25, 2018

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