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

  • Kanye West, a Trump supporter? As always, it's complicated

    Kanye West, a Trump supporter? As always, it's complicated

    Kanye West has always had a testy relationship with politics and politeness. But after his widely panned onstage monologue Thursday night at his show in San Jose, where he confirmed rumors that he supported Donald Trump, he may have finally alienated his fan base. West’s first, famous foray into...

  • Around the Clubs: Daniel Avery, Lobster Theremin, the Black Madonna and more

    Around the Clubs: Daniel Avery, Lobster Theremin, the Black Madonna and more

    If there’s anything the late David Mancuso would have wanted you to do on a weekend like this, it would be to go dancing. For some, it may be hard to muster anything like enthusiasm for going out right now, but that’s how darkness wins. Here are some of the best club nights this weekend to try...

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