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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

  • Watch a preview of Flying Lotus' directorial debut 'Royal'

    Watch a preview of Flying Lotus' directorial debut 'Royal'

    This weekend, the beat-music staple Flying Lotus will make his directorial debut at the Sundance Next Fest at the Ace Hotel in downtown Los Angeles. Lotus’ aesthetic has always been heavily cinematic. His many videos and live installations, particularly with director Kahlil Joseph, are some of...

  • DJ Khaled knocks Drake off the top of the charts with 'Major Key'

    DJ Khaled knocks Drake off the top of the charts with 'Major Key'

    Drake now has a new view: from the No. 2 slot on the albums chart. The MC had been on a hot streak atop the Billboard 200, staying perched at No. 1 for 12 nonconsecutive weeks with his LP “Views” (with a brief knockout from Blink-182). This is owed in large part to the massive streaming success...

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