August Brown

Los Angeles Times

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Music writer for the Los Angeles Times

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The Oakland warehouse fire claimed at least three dozen lives this weekend.

Oakland 'Ghost Ship' fire: what happened and what's next

The Oakland warehouse fire claimed at least three dozen lives this weekend.

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It's sweaty. It's dusty. It's dirty. And it's awesome.

Indio Welcomes World's Highest Grossing Music Festival

It's sweaty. It's dusty. It's dirty. And it's awesome.

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This year's  Grammys  include a category for Electronic Dance Music. Nominee Al Walser is a man almost nobody in the established dance culture has ever heard of.

The Surprising Story behind a Surprise Grammy Nomination

This year's Grammys include a category for Electronic Dance Music. Nominee Al Walser is a man almost nobody in the established dance culture has ever heard of.

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