music journalist since 1992 | educator since 2004 | podcaster since 2020 | Iranian American since birth
•Depeche Mode at Staples Center with old friends on Saturday September 28, 2013. (top right, middle right, middle bottom) •Abbot Kinney Festival for AM and Shawn Lee on Sunday September 29, 2013 (bottom left, middle left with Shawn Lee, background photo of festival courtesy of AM). •Savages at El Rey Theatre on Monday September 30, 2013. (top left) •Arctic Monkeys at Wiltern Theatre on Tuesday October 1, 2013. (top middle) •Mingling and performance with Moby at Fonda Theatre on Thursday October 3rd (center, bottom right with Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti on keyboards).
Watch Depeche Mode’s “Heaven.”
Watch AM & Shawn Lee’s “Two Times.”
Watch Savages perform “She Will” live at KEXP.
Watch the Arctics perform “Knee Socks” with Josh Homme from that evening’s performance.
Watch Mayor Eric Garcetti perform with Moby from that evening’s performance.