Lily Moayeri

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

SPIN Managing Editor Liza Lentini on Pretty Good Year: My Top Stories Of 2022

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

December 23, 2022 · Leave a comment

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

November 15, 2022 · Leave a comment

Destination Dancefloor

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

October 18, 2022 · Leave a comment

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

September 30, 2022 · Leave a comment

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

September 29, 2022 · Leave a comment

Fifth Appearance on The Book and Film Globe Week in Review Podcast

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

June 20, 2022 · Leave a comment

Lauren Spalding and the Rooftop Beginnings of Femme House

Lauren Spalding aka HERMIXALOT of Femme House interviewed for Festival Insider Veteran Tales: Lauren Spalding and the Rooftop Beginnings of Femme House

June 9, 2022 · Leave a comment

The Many Lives of Dave Ralph

  Multi-hyphenate Dave Ralph interviewed for Festival Insider Veteran Tales: The Many Lives of Dave Ralph

May 31, 2022 · Leave a comment

Rob Machete: Keeping D&B Alive in North America

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

March 9, 2022 · Leave a comment

Veteran Tales: Tom Astley-Williams

Tom Astley-Williams of L’Affaire Musicale interviewed about his 25+ years in electronic dance music for Festival Insider: Veteran Tales: Tom Astley-Williams

March 1, 2022 · Leave a comment

Veteran Tales: Richie Romero

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

January 27, 2022 · Leave a comment

Fourth Appearance on The Book and Film Globe Week in Review Podcast

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

August 30, 2021 · Leave a comment

Third Appearance on The Book and Film Globe Week in Review Podcast

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

August 2, 2021 · Leave a comment

Guest on the Under The Radar Podcast Episode “The Stories We Tell” With Celine Teo-Blockey

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

July 29, 2021 · Leave a comment

Behind the Musical Magic of Zoey’s Extraordinary Playlist

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

June 30, 2021 · Leave a comment

In Conversation: Sparks and Director Edgar Wright on the Band’s Long Overdue Documentary

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

June 18, 2021 · Leave a comment

Veteran Tales: Louis Diaz

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

June 11, 2021 · Leave a comment

Winter Music Conference Virtual Edition: Closing Keynote

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

May 20, 2021 · Leave a comment

Second Appearance on The Book and Film Globe Week in Review Podcast

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:

May 9, 2021 · Leave a comment

First Appearance on The Book and Film Globe Week in Review Podcast

First appearance on the Book and Film Globe‘s The Week in Review podcast recorded live on Clubhouse: The Book and Film Globe Week in Review PodcastThe second edition of our … Continue reading

April 25, 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

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

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

Veteran Tales: Geronimo

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

December 14, 2020 · Leave a comment

She Said So Alternative Power 100 Music List 2020

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.

December 11, 2020 · Leave a comment

Disclosure Interviewed For Infinity Festival x Capitol Royale

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

December 3, 2020 · Leave a comment

Variety Music for Screens: Music Supervisors Elite Round Table

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

December 2, 2020 · Leave a comment

Veteran Tales: George Stavro

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

December 1, 2020 · Leave a comment

Laura Karpman Interviewed for Mix Sound for Film and TV Composer’s Lounge

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.

October 28, 2020 · 1 Comment

Will Bates Interviewed for Mix Sound for Film and TV Composer’s Lounge

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

October 27, 2020 · 1 Comment

A Podcast As A Meaningful Culminating Project

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

October 25, 2020 · Leave a comment

Interviewed on Instagram Live by @AndyHermannLA for Grammy Camp

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

July 17, 2020 · Leave a comment

Interviewed on Instagram Live by Lynn Hasty @Green_Galactic

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

June 27, 2020 · Leave a comment

Interviewed on Instagram Live by Scott Dudelson @AllDayVinyl Part 2

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

June 18, 2020 · Leave a comment

Interviewed on Instagram Live by Scott Dudelson @AllDayVinyl Part 1

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

May 21, 2020 · Leave a comment

Watch the Stars of the Original “Valley Girl” Movie Reunite in a Video Conference

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

May 15, 2020 · Leave a comment

Andhim Presents Miles to Go (A Road Movie)

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

April 2, 2020 · Leave a comment

The Night I Fell In Love With Dance Music: Lily Moayeri

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.

August 6, 2015 · Leave a comment

My Library In Old Navy #Unlimited Video

My library at Abraham Lincoln High School is featured in this Old Navy #Unlimited video.

July 28, 2015 · Leave a comment

ePublishing & Tablet Pub Daily

  ePublishing & Tablet Pub Daily picked up my post “Juana Molina: Wed 21 (Crammed Discs).” Check out the headlines here.

April 27, 2014 · Leave a comment

Santa Monica Local Buzz

  My Local Buzz TV‘s Santa Monica Local Buzz picked up my post “Poolside @ Santa Monica Pier.” Check out the headlines here.

April 13, 2014 · Leave a comment

The #DnB Daily News

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

September 8, 2013 · Leave a comment

optiSOUNDZ #dnb news

optiSOUNDZ #dnb news picked up my preview of Goldie at Respect. Check out the headlines here.

July 6, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Twitterview: Black Moth Super Rainbow

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

May 29, 2013 · Leave a comment

Di Bali Newspaper

#bali Di Bali Newspaper picked up my look back at Bali in Weekly Wanderings for today’s edition. Check out the headlines here.

April 6, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Keep It Crafty Daily

The Keep It Crafty Daily picked up my Jason Collet album review for today’s edition. Check out the headlines here.

December 30, 2012 · Leave a comment

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  • Pictures of Lily Podcast: Episode 3.67: Dave Gahan January 12, 2023
      In the 67th episode of the Picture of Lily Podcast, I talk about my two unusual encounters with Dave Gahan of Depeche Mode, whom I interviewed last year for Variety. … Continue reading → The post Pictures of Lily Podcast: Episode 3.67: Dave Gahan appeared first on Lily Moayeri.
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  • Pictures of Lily Podcast: Episode 3.66: Googoosh December 15, 2022
    In the 66th episode of the Picture of Lily Podcast, I talk about my lifetime of connections with iconic Iranian signer Googoosh and how the effect of the current uprisings … Continue reading → The post Pictures of Lily Podcast: Episode 3.66: Googoosh appeared first on Lily Moayeri.
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  • Pictures of Lily Podcast: Episode 3.65: Beth Orton November 10, 2022
    In the 65th episode of the Picture of Lily Podcast, I talk about my many years of many difference experiences with Beth Orton. Also, here is The Zitts song I talk … Continue reading → The post Pictures of Lily Podcast: Episode 3.65: Beth Orton appeared first on Lily Moayeri.
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