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

  • Coachella 2016: Kesha's appearance proves that singing is freedom

    Coachella 2016: Kesha's appearance proves that singing is freedom

    For a few minutes on Saturday night, Kesha was free. The singer's brief cameo with EDM producer Zedd was easily Coachella's most dignified and poignant guest appearance. Though it came in the middle of a high-octane set of Zedd's pop-friendly dance music, her one song with him spoke volumes about...

  • Kesha joins Zedd onstage at Coachella on Saturday night

    Kesha joins Zedd onstage at Coachella on Saturday night

    Coachella: Surviving members of N.W.A reunite, and artists pay tribute to Prince April 24 2016, 1:01 PM The 2016 Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival is back for a second weekend, and it has Prince on its mind. Artists ranging from soul legend Mavis Staples to reunited dance rockers LCD Soundsystem...

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