Lily Moayeri

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

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?

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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

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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

In Conversation: The Stars of the Original “Valley Girl” Movie Reunite

Valley Girl (1983) stars Deborah Foreman, E.G. Daily, Heidi Holicker and Valley Girl (2020)writer Amy Talkington interviewed for Flood Magazine: In Conversation: The Stars of the Original “Valley Girl” Movie Reunite Deborah Foreman, … Continue reading

May 8, 2020 · Leave a comment

Rain Phoenix’s LaunchLeft to Honor River Phoenix’s 50th Birthday with Digital Singles Series

Rain Phoenix interviewed for the LaunchLeft Digital Singles Series in partnership with Flood Magazine: Rain Phoenix’s LaunchLeft to Honor River Phoenix’s 50th Birthday with Digital Singles Series: The series will include unheard tracks … Continue reading

May 7, 2020 · Leave a comment

MK: Deep House’s Main Man

Marc Kinchen aka MK interviewed for the cover of DJ Times Magazine Spring 2020 Issue MK: Deep House’s Main Man Settled In Check out some of MK’s productions, remixes and DJ sets on SoundCloud.

May 4, 2020 · Leave a comment

In the Time of ‘Safer at Home,’ Are Raves an Essential Business? Insomniac Says So

Report for Variety on In the Time of ‘Safer at Home,’ Are Raves an Essential Business? Insomniac Says So The Beverly Hills-based company is hosting DJ livestream sets from its offices. … Continue reading

April 30, 2020 · Leave a comment

After Bouncing Back from Brain Surgery, TOKiMONSTA Levels Up

TOKiMONSTA interviewed for her album, Oasis Nocturno on her own Young Art Records, for Los Angeles Magazine: After Bouncing Back from Brain Surgery, TOKiMONSTA Levels Up The electronic music producer and L.A. native is … Continue reading

April 30, 2020 · Leave a comment

20 Questions With Paul van Dyk: The Trance Icon on Growing Up in East Berlin & Why Social Distancing ‘Is Incorrect’ as a Term

Paul van Dyk interviewed for his album, Escape Reality, for Billboard/Billboard Dance: 20 Questions With Paul van Dyk: The Trance Icon on Growing Up in East Berlin & Why Social Distancing ‘Is … Continue reading

April 21, 2020 · Leave a comment

20 Revelations from “Coachella: 20 Years In the Desert”

Listicle on the documentary Coachella: 20 Years in the Desert for Flood Magazine: 20 Revelations from Coachella: 20 Years In the Desert On the day Coachella 2020 should have been kicking off, … Continue reading

April 10, 2020 · Leave a comment

Electric Daisy Carnival Rescheduled For Fall

News items for Variety: Electric Daisy Carnival Rescheduled for Fall Keep up with all Insomniac events virtually via their Instagram.

April 3, 2020 · Leave a comment

Once Upon A Time In Hollywood

Scene piece on Sunset at West Hollywood EDITION for Mixmag April 2020 Issue Once Upon A Time In Hollywood L.A.’s new club, Sunset, is a proper disco with top-line DJs and a glamourous, diverse … Continue reading

April 1, 2020 · Leave a comment

Dan Deacon: Magical Thinking

Dan Deacon interviewed for his album, Mystic Familiar, for DJ Mag March 2020 Issue Magical Thinking While Working On His Latest Album, Mystic Familiar, Dan Deacon Also Worked On Himself. Watch the official video for … Continue reading

March 23, 2020 · Leave a comment

Grouplove Finds Catharsis on “Healer”

Grouplove‘s Hannah Hooper and Christian Zucconi interviewed for their album, Healer, for Flood Magazine: Grouplove Find Catharsis On Healer A decade Into Their Career Together, Christian Zucconi and Hannah Hooper discuss family, origins, and recovery. … Continue reading

March 17, 2020 · Leave a comment

Hawke Makes Dark Art, Light Work, And Books

Hawke aka Gavin Hardkiss interviewed for his book and album, The Dark Art of Light Work, for The Bay Bridged: Hawke Makes Dark Art, Light Work, and Books More information at Hawke’s Bandcamp’s page.

March 16, 2020 · Leave a comment

Six Degrees of Preparation

Miami Music Week/Winter Music Conference Party Guide for DJ Mag March 2020 Issue Six Degrees of Preparation Most, if not all of these parties have been cancelled due to COVID-19. Check … Continue reading

March 16, 2020 · Leave a comment

Meet the ‘Strictly Women’ Who Guided the Rise of Iconic Dance Label Strictly Rhythm

Strictly Rhythm‘s Gladys Pizarro, Bari Gossman, Ultra Naté and Barbara Tucker for Strictly Rhythm: The Definitive 30 Compilation for Billboard Dance: Meet the “Strictly Women” Who Guided the Rise of the Iconic Dance Label Strictly Rhythm Listen … Continue reading

March 10, 2020 · Leave a comment

Hodor Hits the Road

Kristian Nairn aka “Hodor” of Game of Thrones tour announcement for Variety: Hodor Hits the Road: Game of Thrones Grad and DJ Kristian Nairn Reveals Tour Dates Watch Kristian’s “Rave of … Continue reading

March 9, 2020 · Leave a comment

Tech Is Music To Their Ears

Feature in the Los Angeles Times Calendar Section March 8, 2020 Edition: Tech Is Music To Their Ears: Smuggled tapes in the ’80s, VPNs today, Iran youth rely on bootleg Western … Continue reading

March 8, 2020 · Leave a comment

Tribeca-Bound ‘Underplayed’ Puts Spotlight on Gender Inequality in Electronic Music

Stacey Lee interviewed about her documentary feature film, Underplayed, for Variety: Tribeca-Bound ‘Underplayed’ Puts Spotlight on Gender Inequality in Electronic Music Watch Lee’s 2015 documentary short, Live Fast, Draw Yung.

March 4, 2020 · Leave a comment

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  • Pictures of Lily Podcast: Episode 2.29: Nile Marr January 14, 2021
    In the 29th episode of the Pictures of Lily Podcast, I talk about my experience behind the scenes of interviewing Nile Marr for Mix Magazine. Listen here: Or on your preferred podcast platform: … Continue reading → The post Pictures of Lily Podcast: Episode 2.29: Nile Marr appeared first on Lily Moayeri.
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  • Pictures of Lily Podcast: Episode 1.28: Bloopers Part Two December 31, 2020
    In the 28th episode of the Picture of Lily Podcast, the final one of the first year, co-producer, director and editor Laurence Schroeder compiles all the flubs and fumbles, breaths and yawns from … Continue reading → The post Pictures of Lily Podcast: Episode 1.28: Bloopers Part Two appeared first on Lily Moayeri.
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  • Pictures of Lily Podcast: Episode 1.27: The Avalanches December 16, 2020
    In the 27th episode of the Pictures of Lily Podcast, I talk about my experiences behind the scenes of interviewing The Avalanches most recently for Under the Radar Magazine. Listen here: Or on … Continue reading → The post Pictures of Lily Podcast: Episode 1.27: The Avalanches appeared first on Lily Moayeri.
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