Lily Moayeri

music journalist since 1992 teacher since 2004 blogger since 2012 podcaster since 2020

Estevan Oriol and Mister Cartoon, a Pair of L.A. Originals, Tell Their Story

Mister Cartoon and Estevan Oriol interviewed for their Netflix documentary, L.A. Originals for Los Angeles Magazine Estevan Oriol and Mister Cartoon, a Pair of L.A. Originals, Tell Their Story Watch the trailer for the … Continue reading

April 10, 2020 · 1 Comment

With Help From Students, Big-Name Muralists Are Transforming a South L.A. High School

Shepard Fairey, Rob Hill, Ni Santas and Warren Brand of Branded Arts interviewed for their work on The Maya Angelou Mural Festival for Los Angeles Magazine: With Help From Students, Big-Name Muralists … Continue reading

May 16, 2019 · Leave a comment

Adam Smith and Marcus Lyall: Controlling the Beast of a Chemical Brothers Concert

Adam Smith and Marcus Lyall interviewed on their 25 years of working with the Chemical Brothers on their live show for LA Weekly: Best of LA Music Issue 2019: Adam Smith and … Continue reading

May 13, 2019 · 1 Comment

The Library Music Film @ The Independent

Previewed for LA Weekly: The Library Music Film at the Independent DTLA Take a look at some footage from the documentary on The Library Music Film‘s YouTube channel.

March 28, 2019 · Leave a comment

Berliners Are Bringing a Bauhaus Tiny House, a Musical Wall and More to DTLA

Berlin Lab‘s Sarah Tietze-Kamya and #PlayThisWall‘s Matthias Strobel interviewed for their main event in Los Angeles, Berlin Lab: Berliners Are Bringing a Bauhaus Tiny House, a Musical Wall and More to DTLA For more … Continue reading

October 4, 2017 · Leave a comment

Skirball Cultural Center’s Paul Simon Exhibit Reveals the Man Behind the Music

My write up of Paul Simon: Words and Music exhibit at Skirball Cultural Center for LA Weekly: Skirball Cultural Center’s Paul Simon Exhibit Reveals The Man Behind The Music Take a look at the … Continue reading

April 26, 2017 · Leave a comment

New Photo Book Captures The Energy And Personality Of Great Drummers

Deirdre O’Callaghan interviewed for her book, The Drum Thing, for LA Weekly: New Photo Book Captures The Energy And Personality Of Great Drummers Watch a slideshow of images from The Drum Thing here.

November 23, 2016 · Leave a comment

Illustrating Horror Beautifully: The Art Of Christopher Lovell

Artist Christopher Lovell interviewed for New Noise Magazine Issue 25: Illustrating Horror Beautifully: The Art of Christopher Lovell Keep up with Chris on Instagram.

July 29, 2016 · 1 Comment

A German Street Duo Has Made Its Mark On Culver City High

Herakut‘s Jasmin Siddiqui and Falk Lehmann interviewed during their painting of a mural at Culver City High School, ahead of their exhibit at Corey Helford Gallery: A German Street Duo Has Made Its … Continue reading

March 23, 2016 · Leave a comment

Goldie Set To Launch Graffiti App

Write up on the launch of Goldie‘s crowdfunding for his graffiti app, ARTA, for Insomniac.com: Goldie Set To Launch Graffiti App Watch Goldie talk about the concept of ARTA.

January 12, 2016 · Leave a comment

Turning Trashed Festival Tents Into Sleeping Bags for the Homeless

Write-up on the Sheltersuit for Insomniac.com: Turning Trashed Festival Tents Into Sleeping Bags For The Homeless Check out the designer, Bas Timmer.

December 8, 2015 · Leave a comment

Whitestone Is Turning Album Artwork Into an Immersive Social Networking Experience

Whitestone founder Roey Tsemah interviewed for Insomniac.com: Whitestone Is Turning Album Artwork Into an Immersive Social Networking Experience Watch Roey’s video explaining Whitestone here.

August 24, 2015 · Leave a comment

The Sonar System: Restoring Peace Through Sound System Culture

The author of The Sonar System, vocalist, MC, painter, and wordsmith Ras Mykha interviewed for Insomniac.com: The Sonar System: Restoring Peace Through Sound System Culture Watch the book trailer here.

August 20, 2015 · Leave a comment

This Guy Created The 5-Minute Mind-Altering, Virtual-Reality World For Squarepusher: Rob Pybus

Illustrator Rob Pybus interviewed for Insomniac.com: This Guy Created The 5-Minute Mind-Altering, Virtual-Reality World For Squarepusher: Rob Pybus Watch Rob doing his illustrated comedy for the first time and another time.

August 6, 2015 · Leave a comment

New Skirball Exhibit Looks Back At The Rock ‘n’ Roll Life Of Bill Graham

My write-up of Bill Graham And The Rock ‘n’ Roll Revolution at Skirball Cultural Center for LA Weekly: New Skirball Exhibit Looks Back At The Rock ‘n’ Roll Life Of Bill Graham Take a … Continue reading

May 5, 2015 · Leave a comment

Sound Design: Putting the Psychedelic Funk in Chromeo’s Identity

Designer Mike Davis of Burlesque Of North America interviewed for Insomniac.com: Sound Design: Putting the Psychedelic Funk in Chromeo’s Identity Check out Mike’s blog at So Much PileUp.

March 3, 2015 · Leave a comment

Matheo de Bruvisso: From The Music Studio To The Art Studio

Photo: Noor One Interview with Matheo de Bruvisso  for Insomniac: From The Music Studio To The Art Studio Check out some artists that have caught Matheo de Bruvisso’s eye on his Tumblr.

October 21, 2014 · Leave a comment

Diplo’s Book Is More Than Just An Eye-Catching Coffee Table Ornament

Photographer Shane McCauley interviewed for his and Diplo’s Book 128 Beats Per Minute for Magnetic: Diplo’s Book Is More Than Just An Eye-Catching Coffee Table Ornament Click through some cloudcasts from … Continue reading

March 23, 2012 · 5 Comments

Brian Dettmer Gets To The Heart Of The Book

Brian Dettmer interviewed for BPM Magazine and resurrected by Magnetic: Brian Dettmer Gets To The Heart Of The Book–Much Deeper Than Simply Reading It

November 15, 2011 · Leave a comment

Lauren Voiers Finds Peace & Harmony Through John Lennon And The Beatles

Lauren Voiers interviewed for her installment for the Global Peace Initiative: Peace & Harmony for Venus Zine: Lauren Voiers: Peace & Harmony Lauren Voiers finds Peace & Harmony through John Lennon and … Continue reading

October 8, 2010 · Leave a comment

Peace and Harmony: John Lennon Peace Monument

Write-up for Planet: Peace and Harmony: John Lennon Peace Monument

May 21, 2010 · Leave a comment

Miki Amano: Unseen Strength

Miki Amano interviewed for Venus Zine: Miki Amano: Unseen Strength Miki Amano This Japanese-born, Big Apple-schooled illustrator draws on the unseen strength of women By Lily Moayeri Published: October 26th, 2007 … Continue reading

October 27, 2007 · Leave a comment

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  • Pictures of Lily Podcast: Episode 1.13: Moby June 3, 2020
    In the 13th episode of the Pictures of Lily Podcast, I talk about my experience behind the scenes of interviewing Moby about his album, All Visible Objects, for Variety. Listen on your … Continue reading →
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  • Pictures of Lily Podcast: Episode 1.12: MK May 20, 2020
    In the 12th episode of the Pictures of Lily Podcast, I talk about my experience behind the scenes of interviewing Marc Kinchen aka MK for the cover of DJ Times Magazine Spring … Continue reading →
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  • Pictures of Lily Podcast: Episode 1.11: LA Originals May 6, 2020
    In the 11th episode of the Pictures of Lily Podcast, I talk about my experience behind the scenes of interviewing Mister Cartoon and Estevan Oriol about their Netflix documentary, LA … Continue reading →
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