SPIN‘s managing editor Liza Lentini on Pretty Good Year: My Top Stories of 2022 which includes my piece on “Googoosh and the Daughters of the Revolution.” Check out Liza’s whole list: Pretty … Continue reading
Guest on Don’t Kill the Vibe Podcast Speaking About Music and Politics in the Context of the Iran Revolution
Guested on an episode of Don’t Kill the Vibe Podcast speaking about music and politics, particularly in the context of the 2022 Iran Revolution with hosts Katie Bain and Zel McCarthy … Continue reading
I gave “insider recommendations” for the Los Angeles section of Destination Dancefloor: A Global Atlas of Dance Music and Club Culture From London to Tokyo, Chicago to Berlin and Beyond … Continue reading
Sound for Film & TV Event at Sony Brings Out Mixers, Foley Artists, and The Whale Composer Rob Simonsen
Hosted the Composer’s Lounge at Mix Magazine‘s Mix Sound for Film & TV at Sony Pictures Studios event on September 24, 2022 moderating panels with Stuart Braithwaite of Mogwai about … Continue reading
Guest On Kaveh J.’s Screening Room Podcast Speaking About “Moonage Daydream” and Best Music Documentaries
Guested on an episode of Kaveh J.’s Screening Room podcast speaking about Moonage Daydream and the best music documentaries: Kaveh J.’s Screening Room: ”Moonage Daydream’ and the Best Modern Music Docs’ A … Continue reading
Fifth appearance on the Book and Film Globe Week in Review Podcast #061 with editor Neal Pollack, speaking about Ms. Marvel versus The Boys, which should you watch with your … Continue reading
Lauren Spalding aka HERMIXALOT of Femme House interviewed for Festival Insider Veteran Tales: Lauren Spalding and the Rooftop Beginnings of Femme House
Rob Gonzalez aka Machete interviewed on the occasion of the 23rd anniversary of Los Angeles’ drum ‘n’ bass weekly party, Respect, for Festival Insider: Veteran Tales: Rob Machete Keeping D&B … Continue reading
Tom Astley-Williams of L’Affaire Musicale interviewed about his 25+ years in electronic dance music for Festival Insider: Veteran Tales: Tom Astley-Williams
Richie Romero nightlife guru of New York City interviewed about his 30+ years in the game and his new nightclub venture Nebula, for Festival Insider: Veteran Tales: Richie Romero
Fourth appearance on the Book and Film Globe Week in Review Podcast #018 speaking about A Realistic List of Books You Can Get Young Adults To Actually Finish. I’m on for 12 … Continue reading
Third appearance on the Book and Film Globe Week in Review Podcast #014 speaking about my investigative report on the documentary Summer of Soul. I’m on for 10 minutes at … Continue reading
I was the guest on the Under the Radar Podcast mini-episode, “The Stories We Tell” with producer and host Celine Teo-Blockey where, in connection with the Lucy Dacus episode, we … Continue reading
Behind the Musical Magic of Zoey’s Extraordinary Playlist panel moderated for Guild of Music Supervisors 2021 Panel Series For Your Consideration featuring music supervisor Jen Ross, creator/showrunner/executive producer Austin Winsberg … Continue reading
Ron and Russell Mael of Sparks and director Edgar Wright interviewed on camera about their documentary, The Sparks Brothers for FLOOD Magazine: In Conversation: Sparks and Director Edgar Wright on … Continue reading
Louis Diaz, Pacha Group’s Global Director of Music & Programming about this trajectory in hospitality and nightlife interviewed for Festival Insider: Veteran Tales: Louis Diaz
Closing Keynote panel moderated for Winter Music Conference Virtual Edition 2021 featuring Susan Paley (DropLabs), Kevin Lin (Twitch), Arabian Prince (Inov8 Next) and Zach Katz (Raised in Space) on May 20, 2021 at … Continue reading
Second appearance on the Book and Film Globe‘s The Week in Review podcast recorded live on Clubhouse, I’m at 51 minutes and 15 seconds:
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
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
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.
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
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.
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
SiriusXM‘s Geronimo interviewed ahead of bpm EMPOWERED Virtual Festival about his 30+ years in radio and his position as the senior director of programming for all of SiriusXM’s electronic and … Continue reading
I am an honoree at She Said So‘s Alternative Power 100 Music List 2020.Full list of She Said So Alternative Power 100 Music List 2020 here.
Video interview with Disclosure for Capitol Royale as part of the “story enabled by technology” Infinity Festival Hollywood about the duo’s environmental proactivity and the virtual promotion of their latest … Continue reading
Music Supervisors Elite Round Table panel moderated for Variety Music for Screens Week 2020 featuring Joel C. High, Jen Malone, Madonna Wade-Reed, Amanda Krieg-Thomas and Robin Urdang. Videos from all … Continue reading
Audio engineer George Stavro video interview and print interview for Festival Advisor about his 30+ years in the audio business: Veteran Tales: George Stavro Check out George’s company Sonic Lab … Continue reading
Laura Karpman interviewed for Mix Sound for Film and TV: Composer’s Lounge, initially broadcast on September 25, 2020. Watch the introduction for the virtual conference here.
Will Bates of Fall of Your Sword interviewed for Mix Sound for Film and TV: Composer’s Lounge, initially broadcast on September 25, 2020. Watch the introduction for the virtual conference … Continue reading
Presentation for Learning Revolution‘s Home Learning Summit on “A Podcast As A Meaningful Culminating Project” with my colleague Marisa Crabtree. Make a copy of the Google Slides presentation here.Register for … Continue reading
Interviewed on Instagram Live by Andy Hermann, one of my top five best editors of all time, for a session of his music journalism career track for Grammy Camp. View … Continue reading
Interviewed by longtime arts publicist Lynn Tejada via her Green Galactic account on her “AMA With An Arts Publicist” series on Instagram Live sharing pro tips on how to get press. … Continue reading
Went back for Part 2 of being interviewed by music photographer extraordinaire Scott Dudelson on Instagram Live via his All Day Vinyl account, talking about behind the scenes experiences with Boy George and … Continue reading
Music photographer extraordinaire Scott Dudelson interviewed me on Instagram Live via his All Day Vinyl account, talking about behind the scenes experiences with Andrew Weatherall, Oasis and The Cure. View … Continue reading
Moderated a roundtable Zoom video chat with original “Valley Girls” from the 1983 film, Valley Girl: Deborah Foreman, E.G. Daily, Heidi Holicker and the writer of the 2020 musical adaptation, Amy Talkington, for Flood Magazine: Watch … Continue reading
I have a couple of very brief appearance in Andhim Presents Mile to Go (A Road Movie) during their stop in Los Angeles when I met up with them to … Continue reading
Superstar scribe Katie Bain interviewed me for Insomniac.com: The Night I Fell In Love With Dance Music: Lily Moayeri Read more of Katie’s fantastic writing.
My library at Abraham Lincoln High School is featured in this Old Navy #Unlimited video.
ePublishing & Tablet Pub Daily picked up my post “Juana Molina: Wed 21 (Crammed Discs).” Check out the headlines here.
My Local Buzz TV‘s Santa Monica Local Buzz picked up my post “Poolside @ Santa Monica Pier.” Check out the headlines here.
Urban Kronix Radio‘s The #DnB Daily News picked up my post “Running Around Los Angeles Week Of August 30, 2013“ with Reid Speed including her brand-new drum ‘n’ bass mix, Resound. … Continue reading
optiSOUNDZ #dnb news picked up my preview of Goldie at Respect. Check out the headlines here.
Black Moth Super Rainbow‘s Thomas Fec AKA Tobacco interviewed via Twitter for the album, Cobra Juicy, for Under The Radar: The Twitterview: Black Moth Super Rainbow Check out some of Tobacco’s … Continue reading
#bali Di Bali Newspaper picked up my look back at Bali in Weekly Wanderings for today’s edition. Check out the headlines here.