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August Brown

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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

  • Coachella releases Weekend 2 set times

    Coachella releases Weekend 2 set times

    Coachella has released the schedule for the event's second weekend, and festival-goers won't have too many changes. All the main headline sets will stay the same — so dare we say to expect an on-time Guns N' Roses twice in a week?FULL COVERAGE: COACHELLA 2016 The main shifts are in the dance tents,...

  • Coachella 2016: Sia changed the whole concept of star power on the main stage

    Coachella 2016: Sia changed the whole concept of star power on the main stage

    At a festival dominated by guest appearances, Sia's Sunday Coachella set had plenty of them. But as the dust between festival weekends, it's worth noting the transgression behind Sia's set. It inverted the whole concept of a main-stage star turn while proving that she is as good a pop star as she...

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