Lily Moayeri

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

‘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

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

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

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

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

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

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

New Year x New Music x New Normal: How Artists, Creatives And The Music Industry Learned To Pivot And Adapt During The Pandemic

Recap of The Recording Academy‘s Los Angeles Chapter Summit: New Year x New Music x New Normal for Grammy.com: New Year x New Music x New Normal: How Artists, Creatives … Continue reading

December 17, 2020 · Leave a comment

Former KCRW Music Director Jason Bentley Is Back with a Podcast Packed with Stars

Jason Bentley interviewed for his new podcast, The Backstory, for Los Angeles Magazine: Former KCRW Music Director Jason Bentley Is Back with a Podcast Packed with StarsOn his new Soho … Continue reading

December 16, 2020 · 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

What is the Key to Throwing a Successful Digital Event?

Report for Festival Advisor on: What Is The Key To Throwing A Successful Digital Event? Join Festival Advisor.

December 7, 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

Damian Lazarus: Rebel Raver Re-emerges

Damian Lazarus interviewed for the cover of DJ Times Magazine DJ Expo Week 2020 Issue Damian Lazarus: Rebel Raver Re-emergesFlourishing Check out all things Damian Lazarus right here.

November 16, 2020 · 1 Comment

Can Music Make You Sick?

Sally Gross and George Musgrave interviewed about their research and book on mental health, Can Music Make You Sick? for Mix Magazine November 2020 Issue. Can Music Make You Sick?A … Continue reading

November 2, 2020 · Leave a comment

Composer Laura Karpman

Composer Laura Karpman interviewed for her work on HBO‘s Lovecraft Country and the Discovery limited series, Why We Hate for Mix Magazine November 2020 Issue Composer Laura Karpman Watch my … Continue reading

November 2, 2020 · Leave a comment

Zero 7 Discuss Returning to Form for Their New “Shadows” EP

Zero 7‘s Henry Binns interviewed for their Shadows EP for Flood Magazine: Zero 7 Discuss Returning to Form for Their New “Shadows” EPHenry Binns on long-distance collaboration, adding Lou Stone … Continue reading

October 21, 2020 · Leave a comment

Mike Hilleary on His New Music Journalism Book “On the Record”

Mike Hilleary interviewed for his book, On The Record: Music Journalists on Their Lives, Craft, and Careers for Under the Radar: Mike Hilleary on his New Music Journalism Book “On … Continue reading

October 15, 2020 · Leave a comment

From Rock the Vote to Rave the Vote

Rock the Vote‘s Carolyn DeWitt, HeadCount‘s Sarah Frankel, Kevin Morby, Rave the Vote‘s Carré Orenstein, Soul Clap, The Suffers‘ Kam Franklin and Justin Martin interviewed for FLOOD Magazine Action Issue: … Continue reading

October 6, 2020 · Leave a comment

How The Pandemic Is Paying Off For Artists

Report for Festival Advisor on: How the Pandemic is Paying Off For Artists:At Least Some… Join Festival Advisor.

September 25, 2020 · Leave a comment

Tensnake’s L.A. Story

Marco Niemerski aka Tensnake interviewed for his album, L.A., for DJ Times Magazine Fall 2020 Issue: Tensnake’s L.A. Story Watch the official video for “Automatic,” Tensnake’s and Fiora’s cover of … Continue reading

September 24, 2020 · Leave a comment

What Makes A Virtual Event Worth Paying For

Report for Festival Advisor on What Makes A Virtual Event Worth Paying For? Join Festival Advisor.

September 10, 2020 · Leave a comment

Doves’ Jimi Goodwin on the Trio’s 10-Year Absence, Comeback Album and Avoidance of Social Justice

Doves‘ Jimi Goodwin interviewed for their album, The Universal Want, for Spin: Doves’ Jimi Goodwin on the Trio’s 10-Year Absence, Comeback Album and Avoidance of Social Justice:“The word ‘canceled’ makes … Continue reading

September 10, 2020 · 1 Comment

Composer Piers Baron: Music Provides the Narrative for Action Sports Films

Piers Baron interviewed for his composing work on action sports films, most recently, Teton Gravity‘s Accomplice, for Mix Magazine September 2020 Issue: Composer Piers BaronMusic Provides the Narrative for Action … Continue reading

September 2, 2020 · Leave a comment

Composer Will Bates: Analog and Electronic Source, Tied to Mood and Time

Will Bates interviewed for his composing work on the Hulu docu-series, Hillary, and the Netflix limited series, Unbelievable, for Mix Magazine September 2020 Issue: Composer Will BatesAnalog and Electronic Source, … Continue reading

September 2, 2020 · 1 Comment

Erasure on New LP The Neon, Why They’re Not Planning Virtual Concerts

Erasure‘s Andy Bell and Vince Clarke interviewed for their album, The Neon, for Spin: Erasure on New LP, The Neon, Why They’re Not Planning Virtual ConcertsAndy Bell and Vince Clarke … Continue reading

August 20, 2020 · 1 Comment

Suzi Quatro on the New Documentary “Suzi Q”

Suzi Quatro interviewed for her documentary, Suzi Q, for Under the Radar: Suzi Quatro on the New Documentary “Suzi Q” Oft Imitated, Never Duplicated Watch the film on YouTube Movies or … Continue reading

August 17, 2020 · 1 Comment

The Story of the Go-Go’s Is Finally Being Told in a Way that Does It Justice

The Go-Go’s Kathy Valentine, Jane Wiedlin, Gina Schock, Charlotte Caffey and Belinda Carlisle and director Alison Ellwood interviewed about their Showtime documentary for Los Angeles Magazine: The Story of the Go-Go’s Is Finally Being Told in a … Continue reading

July 31, 2020 · 1 Comment

Chainsmokers Draw Heat for Hamptons Drive-In Concert That NY Health Commissioner Calls ‘Public Health Threat’

Contributed to this new story on The Chainsmokers‘ fundraiser this past weekend for Variety: Chainsmokers Draw Heat for Hamptons Drive-In Concert That NY Health Commissioner Calls ‘Public Health Threat’ Following social media … Continue reading

July 27, 2020 · Leave a comment

Live By Phone: The Artist’s Perspective on Summer 2020

Tori Kelly, Donna Missal and Nile Marr interviewed for  Live By Phone:  The Artist’s Perspective on Summer 2020 for Mix Magazine August 2020 Issue Keep up with Tori, Donna and Nile via their … Continue reading

July 23, 2020 · Leave a comment

Mike Skinner Resurrects the Streets After Nearly a Decade on the Sidelines

Mike Skinner interviewed for the return of The Streets with the mixtape, None Of Us Are Getting Out Of This Live Alive, for Spin: Mike Skinner Resurrects the Streets After Nearly a Decade … Continue reading

July 20, 2020 · 1 Comment

Composer Paul Cantelon Leans on Greek Music Knowledge to Score Olympia Dukakis Doc

Composer and multi-instrumentalist Paul Cantelon interviewed for his work scoring the documentary, Olympia, for Variety: Composer Paul Cantelon Leans on Greek Music Knowledge to Score Olympia Dukakis Doc Listen to, or download … Continue reading

July 10, 2020 · Leave a comment

Mixing Lady Gaga

Vocal producer and mixer Benjamin Rice and mixer Tom Norris interviewed for their work on Lady Gaga‘s Chromatica for the cover of Mix Magazine July 2020 Issue: Mixing Lady Gaga Ben Rice, Tom Norris, One Incredible … Continue reading

June 30, 2020 · Leave a comment

Badly Drawn Boy on His First New Album in 10 Years, Brexit, the Pandemic, and Getting Sober

Damon Gough aka Badly Drawn Boy interviewed for his album, Banana Skin Shoes, for Under The Radar: Badly Drawn Boy on His First New Album in 10 Years, Brexit, the Pandemic, and Getting Sober … Continue reading

June 16, 2020 · Leave a comment

Soundtracking Skater Girls: How HBO’s ‘Betty’ Found Its Beat

Co-writer/director Crystal Moselle and composer Aska Matsumiya interviewed for their work on the HBO series Betty for Variety: Soundtracking Skater Girls: How HBO’s Betty Found Its Beat Listen to the amazing soundtrack for the series on … Continue reading

June 5, 2020 · Leave a comment

Behind the Music That Drives “Killing Eve”

Unloved‘s David Holmes and Faber Music‘s Catherine Grieves interviewed for their score composing and music supervision on the popular series, Killing Eve: Behind the Music That Drives “Killing Eve” We spoke with composer David … Continue reading

May 28, 2020 · Leave a comment

Maribou State: Art of the Mix

Maribou State‘s Liam Ivory and Chris Davids interviewed for their compilation, fabric presents Maribou State for DJ Times Magazine Spring 2020 Issue Maribou State: Art of the Mix Listen to the fabric presents Maribou State … Continue reading

May 18, 2020 · Leave a comment

Moby Talks Isolation, the Perils of Celebrity and ‘Tiger King’

Moby interviewed for his album, All Visible Objects, for Variety: Moby Talks Isolation, the Perils of Celebrity and Tiger King Listen to the album via Moby’s site.  

May 15, 2020 · Leave a comment

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  • Pictures of Lily Podcast: Episode 2.35: Daft Punk April 8, 2021
    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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