About Randall Roberts

Randall Roberts

Randall Roberts is the Pop Music Critic and interim Pop Music Editor for the Los Angeles Times. Over the course of his writing career, he has ridden towboats down the Mississippi while covering the American barge industry, traveled to Burma and Thailand with Los Angeles band Ozomatli while documenting their work for the U.S. State Dept., and infiltrated Mutato Studios in West Hollywood to better understand Mark Mothersbaugh’s insidious commercial music. Roberts’ piece on Ozomatli in Burma was included in the Best Music Writing 2010 anthology, and other writings of his have been honored by the James Beard Foundation, the Association of Food Journalists, and the National Association of Black Journalists. He lives and tweets in Los Angeles. @liledit

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