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August Brown

August Brown has covered pop music and nightlife at the Los Angeles Times since 2005. He has written extensively on electronic dance music, hip-hop, K-Pop, noise music and many other genres, and can reliably locate the best dive bar within a one-mile radius of any point in L.A. County. Once, as a wiseacre adolescent, he was almost cast opposite Burt Reynolds in an early '90s buddy-cop comedy, and really wishes that had panned out.
Marshmello, Travis Scott headline 2018 Hard Summer festival

The fest will return to the Auto Club Speedway in Fontana and is expected to draw close to its peak of around 150,000 fans over two days.

Producer and DJ known as Avicii dies at 28

Tim Bergling, the Swedish DJ and producer who performed as Avicii and who helped kick start the EDM (electronic dance music) explosion of the 2010’s, died Friday in Muscat, Oman. He was 28.

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