Lily Moayeri

music journalist since 1992 | educator since 2004 | podcaster since 2020 | Iranian American since birth

Ali Araghi: The Immortals of Tehran

Reviewed for Book and Film Globe: Ali Araghi: The Immortals of Tehran Watch a two-minute book talk on The Immortals of Tehran from me.

April 20, 2021 · Leave a comment

London Grammar’s Hannah Reid Discusses Baring Her Soul on “Californian Soil”

London Grammar‘s Hannah Reid interviewed for their album, Californian Soil for FLOOD Magazine: London Grammar’s Hannah Reid Discusses Baring Her Soul On Californian SoilThe UK trio’s vocalist shares the backstory … Continue reading

April 19, 2021 · Leave a comment

Veteran Tales: Darren Traub

Entertainment attorney Darren Traub of WWE interviewed about the trajectory of his career in music, gaming, esports, technology and wrestling for Festival Advisor: Veteran Tales: Darren Traub Keep up with … Continue reading

April 14, 2021 · Leave a comment

10 Music Supervisors To Watch In 2021

Profiled 10 music supervisors to watch for Variety 8 April 2020 Issue: 10 Music Supervisors To Watch In 2021

April 9, 2021 · Leave a comment

Pictures of Lily Podcast: Episode 2.35: Daft Punk

In the 35th episode of the Pictures of Lily Podcast, I talk about my experiences interviewing and bumping into Daft Punk from 1997 to 2017. Listen here: Or on your preferred podcast … Continue reading

April 7, 2021 · Leave a comment

Ranked: Oasis’ Discography Inclusive of Studio, Live and Compilation Albums

All Oasis’ albums: studio, live and compilation, ranked for Under the Radar: Ranked: Oasis’ Discography Inclusive of Studio, Live and Compilation Albums

April 6, 2021 · Leave a comment

Los Angeles Art Galleries Turn to Technology and Beyond

Feature on how four independent Los Angeles art galleries: Art Angels, Thinkspace Projects, Corey Helford Gallery and Eastern Projects have pivoted their exhibitions during the pandemic and moving forward for … Continue reading

March 31, 2021 · Leave a comment

Useless, But Not For Long: Gorillaz at 20

Gorillaz‘ self-titled debut album reviewed on its 20th anniversary for Rock and Roll Globe: Useless, But Not For Long: Gorillaz at 20:Little did we know how bright the future was … Continue reading

March 26, 2021 · Leave a comment

Guest On Kaveh J.’s Screening Room Podcast Speaking About HBO’s “Betty”

Guested on an episode of Kaveh J.’s Screening Room podcast speaking about HBO’s Betty: Discussing 2020’s Most Underrated TV Series, “Betty” Follow Kaveh J.’s Screening Room on Anchor, or your … Continue reading

March 25, 2021 · Leave a comment

Pictures of Lily Podcast: Episode 2.34: Michael Kiwanuka

In the 34th episode of the Pictures of Lily Podcast, I talk about my experiences interviewing and spending time with Michael Kiwanuka. Listen here: Or on your preferred podcast platform: Or … Continue reading

March 24, 2021 · Leave a comment

Tayla Parx Shares Industry Advice During Her GRAMMY U Masterclass

Recap of Tayla Parx Masterclass for Grammy U for Recording Academy/Grammys: Tayla Parx Shares Industry Advice During Her Grammy U MasterclassLeading up to the 2021 GRAMMY Awards show, Tayla Parx … Continue reading

March 18, 2021 · Leave a comment

How MusiCares’ Music On A Mission Honored The Resilience Of The Music Community

Recap of MusiCares‘ Music on a Mission virtual concert and fundraiser for Recording Academy/Grammys: How MusiCares’ Music on a Mission Honored the Resilience of the Music Community Listen to a … Continue reading

March 17, 2021 · Leave a comment

A Year in Lockdown Here Are the Series That Got Television Editor, Lily Moayeri Through Pandemic

Listicle for Under the Radar: A Year in Lockdown, Here Are The Series That Got Television Editor, Lily Moayeri, Through Pandemic

March 16, 2021 · Leave a comment

Why I Like Frank Zappa

Essay for Rock and Roll Globe: Why I Like Frank ZappaGetting into the iconic American composer in the age of “cancel culture”

March 15, 2021 · Leave a comment

The Things That Got Us Through the Pandemic Year

Contributed my experience watching Liam Gallagher‘s livestream “Down by the River” to a collection of “things that got us through the pandemic year” for Book and Film Globe: Things That … Continue reading

March 11, 2021 · Leave a comment

Pictures of Lily Podcast: Episode 2.33: Erol Alkan

In the 33rd episode of the Pictures of Lily Podcast, I talk about my experiences interviewing producer, DJ and label owner, Erol Alkan. Listen here: Or on your preferred podcast platform: … Continue reading

March 10, 2021 · Leave a comment

Michael Kiwanuka Finally Relaxed Enough to Make His Best Album

Michael Kiwanuka interviewed for his third album, KIWANUKA, which is nominated for Best Rock Album ahead of Grammys for Spin: Michael Kiwanuka Finally Relaxed Enough to Make His Best AlbumThe … Continue reading

March 9, 2021 · Leave a comment

Veteran Tales: Rida Naser

SiriusXM‘s Rida Naser interviewed about her ride in radio for Festival Advisor: Veteran Tales: Rida Naser Listen to Rida every weekday on SiriusXM’s BPM Channel.

March 8, 2021 · Leave a comment

Apple TV+ Composers Lounge Hosted for Mix Sound for Film and TV Awards Season

 Mix Presents Sound for Film and TV Awards Season Apple TV+ Composers Lounge hosted featuring interviews with Blake Neely (Greyhound), Phoenix (On The Rocks), Bruno Coulais (Wolfwalkers), Henry Jackman (Cherry) and … Continue reading

March 5, 2021 · Leave a comment

Terence Blanchard Interviewed for Mix Sound for Film and TV Awards Season

Terence Blanchard interviewed for Mix Presents Sound for Film and TV Awards Season Composer Profile: Da 5 Bloods – Presented by Netflix Watch the introduction for the virtual festival here.

March 5, 2021 · Leave a comment

50 Women of the Disco

I am one of the women featured in Disco Donnie Presents “50 Women of the Disco” a list of women who the longstanding promotor highlights as “powerhouses who are trailblazing … Continue reading

March 4, 2021 · Leave a comment

Cyndi Lauper Is Still The Feminist Pop Star We Need

Essay on how Cyndi Lauper became a feminist pop icon for The Recording Academy/Grammy: Cyndi Lauper Is Still The Feminist Pop Star We NeedFrom her impactful 1983 debut album ‘She’s … Continue reading

March 3, 2021 · Leave a comment

The Best Young Adult Nonfiction for Women’s History Month

Listicle of young adult nonfiction titles for Women’s History Month for Book and Film Globe: The Best Young Adult Nonfiction for Women’s History MonthFrom scientists to activists to singers, these … Continue reading

March 2, 2021 · Leave a comment

Sculptor Gabriel Muñoz Ramirez Turns Demolition Debris Into Art

Sculptor Gabriel Muñoz Ramirez interviewed about his piece, Chilling Giant, in Monteverde, Costa Rica for Fine Art Globe: Sculptor Gabriel Muñoz Ramirez Turns Demolition Debris Into ArtThe Costa Rican artist’s … Continue reading

March 1, 2021 · Leave a comment

Dimitri Vegas to Debut Solo Single, ‘Pull Me Closer’

Write-up on Dimiti Vegas‘s debut solo single, “Pull Me Closer,” for Variety: Dimitri Vegas to Debut Solo Single, “Pull Me Closer” Listen to a teaser of the song on his … Continue reading

February 25, 2021 · Leave a comment

Pictures of Lily Podcast: Episode 2.32: Ride

In the 32nd episode of the Pictures of Lily Podcast, I talk about my experiences with the band Ride. Listen here: Or on your preferred podcast platform: Or on SoundCloud: Or … Continue reading

February 24, 2021 · Leave a comment

‘The Raw Materials Were Her Life’: The New Billie Eilish Documentary Shoots for Storytelling with No Filter

Writer and director R.J. Cutler interviewed about his work on the Billie Eilish documentary, The World’s A Little Blurry for Los Angeles Magazine: ‘The Raw Materials Were Her Life’: The … Continue reading

February 24, 2021 · Leave a comment

An Exciting Year For Black Young Adult Authors

Listicle of returning Black young adult authors for Book and Film Globe: An Exciting Year For Black Young Adult AuthorsGreat new narratives from returning favorites

February 18, 2021 · Leave a comment

Surrealism Meets Art Nouveau In Godie Arboleda’s Murals

Colombian visual artist Godie Arboleda interviewed for Fine Art Globe: Surrealism meets Art Nouveau in Godie Arboleda’s muralsColombian artist brings together humans, animals, and plants in a magical realism setting … Continue reading

February 16, 2021 · Leave a comment

KCRW’s New Morning Becomes Eclectic Hosts Anthony Valadez and Novena Carmel Are Bringing LA to the World

Newly appointed co-hosts of KCRW‘s Morning Becomes Eclectic, Anthony Valadez and Novena Carmél interviewed for FLOOD Magazine: KCRW’s New Morning Becomes Eclectic Hosts Anthony Valadez and Novena Carmel Are Bringing … Continue reading

February 12, 2021 · Leave a comment

Premiere: South Returns With Video for “Breaking Away” and Announces Debut Album Reissue

South‘s Joel Cadbury interviewed for the re-release of the band’s debut album, From Here On In on its 20th anniversary plus the premiere of their video for “Breaking Away” for … Continue reading

February 12, 2021 · Leave a comment

Pictures of Lily Podcast: Episode 2.31: Martin Gore

In the 31st episode of the Pictures of Lily Podcast, I talk about my two experiences interviewing Depeche Mode‘s Martin Gore over the last five years. Listen here: Or on your preferred … Continue reading

February 10, 2021 · Leave a comment

Ten Great Young-Adult Fiction Debuts for the Next Two Months

Listicle of young adult authors whose debut books are being released in February and March 2021 for Book and Film Globe: Ten Great Young-Adult Fiction Debut for the Next Two … Continue reading

February 8, 2021 · Leave a comment

From Outkast to Dionne Warwick, the Music of ‘Malcolm & Marie’ Spans Genres and Generations

Malcolm & Marie‘s editor, Julio Perez IV, interviewed about the music for the Netflix film for Variety: From Outkast to Dionne Warwick, the Music of Malcolm & Marie Spans Generations … Continue reading

February 5, 2021 · Leave a comment

The Andrew Watt Touch

Andrew Watt interviewed for the cover of Mix Magazine February 2021 Issue: The Andrew Watt Touch:Producer of the Year Nominee Just Loves to Rock Listen to a playlist of songs … Continue reading

February 1, 2021 · Leave a comment

Sci-Fi Skye: Morcheeba Singer Is the Voice of ‘You and I’ From Amazon Prime’s ‘Bliss’

Write-up on the exclusive premiere of Will Bates‘ “You and I” featuring Skye Edwards from the Amazon Prime Video original film, Bliss, for Variety: Sci-Fi Skye: Morcheeba Singer Is The … Continue reading

January 29, 2021 · Leave a comment

Duran Duran Debuts Video for David Bowie ‘Five Years’ Cover

Write-up on the video premiere of Duran Duran‘s cover of David Bowie’s “Five Years” for Variety: Duran Duran Debuts Video for David Bowie’s “Five Years” Cover Watch the video here … Continue reading

January 28, 2021 · Leave a comment

Live: Bob Moses Falling Into Focus

Bob Moses‘ Jimmy Valance and live sound engineer, Allan Bates interviewed for their performance film and live album, Falling Into Focus–Live 2020 for Mix Magazine January 2021 Issue Live: Bob … Continue reading

January 27, 2021 · Leave a comment

Pictures of Lily Podcast: Episode 2.30: Johnny Marr

In the 30th episode of the Pictures of Lily Podcast, I talk about my various experiences with Johnny Marr over the last 20+ years. Listen here: Or on your preferred podcast … Continue reading

January 27, 2021 · Leave a comment

Martin Gore: The Third Chimpanzee (Mute)

Reviewed for Rock and Roll Globe: Martin Gore The Third Chimpanzee (Mute) Watch the official audio for the title track on YouTube.

January 27, 2021 · Leave a comment

In Conversation: Depeche Mode’s Martin Gore on the Primate Themes of His New Instrumental EP

Martin Gore interviewed for his The Third Chimpanzee EP for FLOOD Magazine: In Conversation: Depeche Mode’s Martin Gore on the Primate Themes of his New Instrumental EP Listen to Martin … Continue reading

January 27, 2021 · Leave a comment

Hear Us Out: ‘Cobra Kai’ Has a Music Problem

Joint op-ed on the needle drops of Cobra Kai with my editor, Shirley Halperin, for Variety: Hear Us Out: Cobra Kai Has A Music Problem Listen to the series soundtrack … Continue reading

January 27, 2021 · Leave a comment

Under the Radar’s Top 100 Albums of 2020

For Under the Radar’s Top 100 Albums of 2020 write ups on: 12. Doves The Universal Want 15. JARV IS… Beyond The Pale 21. Tame Impala The Slow Rush 25. … Continue reading

January 15, 2021 · Leave a comment

Khruangbin on Mordechai: Texas Trifold

Khruangbin‘s Laura Lee Ochoa, Mark Speer and Donald “DJ” Johnson interviewed for their album, Mordechai for Under the Radar Magazine Issue 67: Khruangbin on MordechaiTexas Trifold Listen the Pictures of … Continue reading

January 14, 2021 · Leave a comment

Pictures of Lily Podcast: Episode 2.29: Nile Marr

In the 29th episode of the Pictures of Lily Podcast, I talk about my experience behind the scenes of interviewing Nile Marr for Mix Magazine. Listen here: Or on your preferred podcast platform: … Continue reading

January 13, 2021 · Leave a comment

Cobra Kai: Season Three (Netflix)

Reviewed for Under the Radar: Cobra Kai: Season Three (Netflix) Watch the official trailer for Season Three.

January 1, 2021 · Leave a comment

Pictures of Lily Podcast: Episode 1.28: Bloopers Part Two

In the 28th episode of the Picture of Lily Podcast, the final one of the first year, co-producer, director and editor Laurence Schroeder compiles all the flubs and fumbles, breaths and yawns from … Continue reading

December 30, 2020 · Leave a comment

The Avalanches Never Left You

Reviewed for Rock and Roll Globe: The Avalanches Never Left YouThe Avalanches We Will Always Love You (Modular Recordings)It only took four years for the Melbourne duo to conspire third … Continue reading

December 23, 2020 · Leave a comment

Mastering Engineer Michael Romanowski Talks Dolby Atmos Mix Of “Angel From Montgomery” And The Benefits Of Immersive Audio

Mix and mastering engineer Michael Romanowski of Coast Mastering interviewed for the release of “Angel From Montgomery” in Dolby Atmos for Grammy: Mastering Engineer Michael Romanowski Talks Dolby Atmos Mix … Continue reading

December 21, 2020 · Leave a comment

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    In the 35th episode of the Pictures of Lily Podcast, I talk about my experiences interviewing and bumping into Daft Punk from 1997 to 2017. Listen here: Or on your preferred podcast … Continue reading → The post Pictures of Lily Podcast: Episode 2.35: Daft Punk appeared first on Lily Moayeri.
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  • Pictures of Lily Podcast: Episode 2.34: Michael Kiwanuka March 25, 2021
    In the 34th episode of the Pictures of Lily Podcast, I talk about my experiences interviewing and spending time with Michael Kiwanuka. Listen here: Or on your preferred podcast platform: Or … Continue reading → The post Pictures of Lily Podcast: Episode 2.34: Michael Kiwanuka appeared first on Lily Moayeri.
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  • Pictures of Lily Podcast: Episode 2.33: Erol Alkan March 11, 2021
    In the 33rd episode of the Pictures of Lily Podcast, I talk about my experiences interviewing producer, DJ and label owner, Erol Alkan. Listen here: Or on your preferred podcast platform: … Continue reading → The post Pictures of Lily Podcast: Episode 2.33: Erol Alkan appeared first on Lily Moayeri.
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