Los Angeles Times

August Brown

Writer

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. 

Recent Articles

  • Tragically Hip's Gord Downie has terminal brain cancer

    Tragically Hip's Gord Downie has terminal brain cancer

    Gord Downie of the Canadian rock band the Tragically Hip has been diagnosed with terminal brain cancer. The band announced the news in a Facebook post on Tuesday. “[H]e’s endured a lot of difficult times, and he has been fighting hard. In privacy along with his family, and through all of this,...

  • Insomniac announces EDC Las Vegas lineup

    Insomniac announces EDC Las Vegas lineup

    This year marks the 20th anniversary of Insomniac’s Electric Daisy Carnival, and some familiar faces will be returning to the main stages in Las Vegas on June 17-19. Kaskade, Hardwell, Tiesto and Zedd are among the EDM heavyweights who are topping the bill this year at America’s largest multi-day...

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