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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.

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Herb Alpert’s School of Music

Trumpeter’s alums include Waylon, Satchmo, and Karen Carpenter

Music Daily, Sep. 24, 2015 10:00 AM


Music Feature, Aug. 27, 2015


Music Feature, Aug. 27, 2015

ATX Flashback

Music Feature, Jul. 23, 2015


My Phone's About to Die

Music Feature, Jul. 23, 2015

Chicago Remixes Chicago

Founding keyboardist Robert Lamm’s gym kismet

Music Daily, Jul. 16, 2015 9:00 AM

Who Let the Dogs Out?

A playlist for the dog days of summer

Music Feature, Jul. 16, 2015

Charlie Pierce & Choctaw Wildfire


Music Feature, Jun. 18, 2015

Shawn David McMillen

On the Clock with JJ & Mitch

Music Feature, Jun. 18, 2015

Pocket Fishrmen

Rocko's Not Feeling Well

Music Review, Jun. 4, 2015

Read My Lips

West Texan law fighter's mysterious death remains just that

Music Feature, May. 28, 2015

Ethan Azarian & Jeff Johnston

Ethan Azarian & Jeff Johnston

Music Review, May. 21, 2015

We Jam by Condos

We Jam by Condos

Music Review, May. 21, 2015


Primitive and Deadly

Music Feature, May. 7, 2015

Eternal Tapestry

Wild Strawberries

Music Feature, May. 7, 2015



Music Feature, May. 7, 2015

Bob Dylan

Shadows in the Night

Music Review, Apr. 9, 2015


2 Ynfynyty

Music Review, Apr. 2, 2015

SXSW Live Shot: Cikatri$

Swedish/French avant punks dignify the keytar

SXSW Daily, Mar. 22, 2015 8:47 AM

SXSW Live Shot: Africa/Caribbean Night

Two-way cultural pollination turns into a dance floor frenzy

SXSW Daily, Mar. 21, 2015 10:35 AM

SXSW Live Shot: Madisen Ward & Mama Bear

Kansas City mother/son duo has it all except better BBQ

Music Daily, Mar. 20, 2015 10:45 AM

SXSW Live Shot: Courtney Barnett/Stromae

Aussie songstress, Belgian star

Music Daily, Mar. 19, 2015 10:05 AM

SXSW Live Shot: Hitchhiker/Perfume

Hitchhiker bounces, but Perfume caramelizes brains

Music Daily, Mar. 18, 2015 12:25 PM


Weird Little Birthday

Music Review, Mar. 18, 2015

Public Service Broadcasting

The Race for Space

Music Review, Mar. 18, 2015

Avid Dancer

1st Bath

Music Review, Mar. 18, 2015

Gal Pals

Velvet Rut

Music Review, Mar. 18, 2015

ST 37

I'm Not Good

Music Review, Feb. 19, 2015

Greg Vanderpool

Rescue Letter

Music Review, Jan. 22, 2015

Why Not Satellite

Why Not Satellite

Music Review, Jan. 22, 2015

The Gary

Farewell Foolish Objects

Music Review, Dec. 23, 2014

Smokey Emery

Soundtracks for Invisibility, Vol. III: Qui Mal y Pense

Music Review, Nov. 20, 2014

Fun Fun Fun Live Shot: The Bots

Just east of high noon, sibling duo sizzles

Music Daily, Nov. 10, 2014 9:30 AM

Fun Fun Fun Live Shot: Gary Numan

“Cars” manufacturer doesn’t need to rebrand

Music Daily, Nov. 9, 2014 9:35 AM

Fun Fun Fun Live Shot: Jello Biafra & Guantanamo School of Medicine

Dead Kennedys frontman: still seething

Music Daily, Nov. 8, 2014 10:00 AM

King Tuff

Music Feature, Nov. 6, 2014


Music Feature, Nov. 6, 2014

Miniature Tigers

Cruel Runnings

Music Feature, Oct. 2, 2014

Vinyl Bin

Know by Heart

Music Review, Sep. 18, 2014

Fall in re: Verse

Raking up some of the season's poetry collections

Arts Feature, Sep. 18, 2014

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