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Chris Barton

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Chris Barton writes about TV, music and pop culture for the Los Angeles Times. Since joining the newsroom in 2000 his roles have included time as senior web producer and deputy music editor. He serves as The Times' jazz critic as well as the occasionally cranky voice behind the weekly column Overrated/Underrated. He was born in Boston, studied in the Bay Area and briefly dabbled in stand-up comedy before coming to his senses.

Recent Articles

  • The Eagles' Joe Walsh joins Dan Auerbach's the Arcs onstage in Indio

    The Eagles' Joe Walsh joins Dan Auerbach's the Arcs onstage in Indio

    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...

  • Okay, so Axl Rose really is going on the road with AC/DC

    Okay, so Axl Rose really is going on the road with AC/DC

    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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