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

  • How LCD Soundsystem became the cool elder statesmen of dance music

    How LCD Soundsystem became the cool elder statesmen of dance music

    The marquee atop the Fox Theater in Pomona didn't exactly advertise the fact that one of the biggest pre-Coachella reunion concerts in years was afoot. "NOTHING TO SEE HERE," the sign read on Monday night, gently needling the hundreds and hundreds of people queued up to see LCD Soundsystem's first...

  • Coachella 2016: Your survival guide

    Coachella 2016: Your survival guide

    Though the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival has become a spring tradition, there are still many questions for those preparing to attend the desert festival for the first time. The festival’s website has its list of tips as well as some do’s and don’ts, but here are a few of ours. There’s...

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