Lily Moayeri

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

Unknown Mortal Orchestra @ Fonda

Previewed for LA Weekly: Unknown Mortal Orchestra at the Fonda Theatre Watch Unknown Mortal Orchestra perform “Multi-Love” on Late Night: Seth Meyers.

January 28, 2016 · 1 Comment

Madeon @ Club Nokia

Previewed for LA Weekly: Madeon at Club Nokia Watch the video for the Adventure Live tour.

January 21, 2016 · Leave a comment

Duke Dumont @ Exchange

Previewed for LA Weekly: Duke Dumont at Exchange LA Listen to Duke Dumont’s Blase Boys Club Part 1 EP via his SoundCloud.

December 24, 2015 · Leave a comment

Weekend Getaway: Electric Paradise in Punta Cana

Previewed for DJ Mag: Weekend Getaway: Electric Paradise in Punta Cana  See more details here.

December 18, 2015 · Leave a comment

Paradise Garage @ Palladium

Previewed for LA Weekly: A Night At The Paradise Garage at the Hollywood Palladium Listen to a Paradise Garage mix from Joey Llanos and David DePino via MixCloud.

December 17, 2015 · Leave a comment

The Bug @ Masonic Lodge

Previewed for LA Weekly: The Bug at the Masonic Lodge at Hollywood Forever Cemetery Watch The Bug vs Earth perform “BOA” at Supersonic Festival.

December 10, 2015 · Leave a comment

Charlatans @ Fonda Theatre

Previewed for LA Weekly: The Charlatans at the Fonda Theatre Watch the Charlatans perform on The Late Late Show With James Corden.

November 12, 2015 · Leave a comment

HARD Day Of The Dead @ Pomona Fairplex

Previewed for LA Weekly: HARD Day Of The Dead at Pomona Fairplex Watch the trailer for the festival.

October 29, 2015 · Leave a comment

Blur @ Hollywood Bowl

Previewed for LA Weekly: Blur at the Hollywood Bowl Watch a 30-minute short film of the recording of Blur’s album, The Magic Whip, in Hong Kong.

October 15, 2015 · Leave a comment

Rudimental @ Fonda

Previewed for LA Weekly: Rudimental at the Fonda Theatre (and the Belasco Theatre) This Week’s Best Concerts In Handy Playlist Form Listen to Rudimental Essential Mix for BBC’s Radio 1 from … Continue reading

October 1, 2015 · 1 Comment

Modestep @ Avalon

Previewed for LA Weekly: Modestep at Avalon This Week’s Best Concerts In Handy Playlist Form Watch Modestep’s amazing short film/album trailer, London Road.

September 17, 2015 · Leave a comment

Deep’s Sweet 16 @ Belasco

Previewed for LA Weekly: Deep’s Sweet 16 at the Belasco Theatre Listen to Marques Wyatt’s set from Might Deep which took place in May of this year. photo credit: AJ Herrera

September 10, 2015 · 1 Comment

Miguel Migs, Marques Wyatt, Isaiah Martin @ Sound

Previewed for LA Weekly: Miguel Migs, Marques Wyatt, Isaiah Martin at Sound Nightclub Listen to Migs’ guest radio mix “Shadows On The Wall” via his SoundCloud. Listen to Marques’ DEEP Exhale … Continue reading

August 13, 2015 · 1 Comment

Hot Chip @ Greek

Previewed for the LA Weekly: Hot Chip at the Greek Theatre Listen to the whole album via Hot Chip’s site.

August 6, 2015 · Leave a comment

Penguin Prison @ The Roxy

Previewed for LA Weekly: Penguin Prison at the Roxy Watch the official video for “Never Gets Old.”

July 23, 2015 · Leave a comment

Sam Sparro @ Hammer Museum

Previewed for LA Weekly: Sam Sparro at the Hammer Museum This Week’s Best Concerts Have a listen to Volume One of the Quantum PhysicalEP mini-series via Sam’s SoundCloud.

July 9, 2015 · 1 Comment

Underworld @ Hollywood Bowl

Previewed for LA Weekly: Underworld at the Hollywood Bowl This Week’s Best Concerts: Wattstaxx Revisited, Underworld, Bell Biv Devoe Listen to Underworld’s cover of Frankie Knuckes’ “Baby Wants To Ride” with … Continue reading

June 18, 2015 · 1 Comment

Nneka @ Troubadour

Previewed for LA Weekly: Nneka at the Troubadour This Week’s Best Concerts Watch and listen to an interview with Nneka on the BBC News.

June 4, 2015 · Leave a comment

Embrace and Starsailor @ Fonda

Previewed for LA Weekly: Embrace and Starsailor at the Fonda Theatre Watch Embrace perform “All You Good Good People” live in 2013. Watch Starsailor perform “Alcoholic” live in 2015.

May 28, 2015 · Leave a comment

Little Dragon @ Greek Theatre

Previewed for LA Weekly: Little Dragon at the Greek Theatre Listen to Little Dragon’s new track, “The Wanderer” on the GTA V’s Welcome To Los Santos soundtrack.

May 14, 2015 · 1 Comment

Talk In Tongues @ Bootleg

Previewed for LA Weekly: Talk In Tongues at the Bootleg The Best Concerts To See In LA This Weekend Watch the video for debut single, “Still Don’t Seem To Care via … Continue reading

April 30, 2015 · 1 Comment

Pat Benatar & Neil Giraldo @ Saban Theatre

Previewed for LA Weekly: Pat Benatar & Neil Giraldo at the Saban Theatre Best Concerts To See In LA This Weekend Watch Pat and Spyder aka Neil perform “Love Is A … Continue reading

April 16, 2015 · Leave a comment

Glass Animals @ Fonda

Previewed for LA Weekly: Glass Animals at the Fonda Theatre Best Concerts To See In LA This Week Watch Glass Animals perform “Gooey” on Late Show With David Letterman.

April 9, 2015 · 1 Comment

Beyond Wonderland @ San Manuel Amphitheater

Previewed for LA Weekly: Beyond Wonderland at the San Manuel Amphitheater Best Concerts To See In LA This Weekend Watch the trailer for the event.

March 19, 2015 · Leave a comment

Kate Tempest @ The Echo

Previewed for LA Weekly: Kate Tempest at the Echo Best Concerts To See In LA This Weekend Listen to Kate’s latest single “Bad Place For A Good Time” via SoundCloud.

March 12, 2015 · Leave a comment

Theophilus London @ Echoplex

Previewed for LA Weekly: Theophilus London at the Echoplex The Best Concerts To See In LA This Week Watch the official video for “Tribe.”

February 26, 2015 · Leave a comment

Dirtyphonics @ Avalon

Previewed for LA Weekly: Dirtyphonics at the Avalon Hollywood Best Concerts To See In LA This Week Watch the video for “Hustle Hard” off their new EP, Write The Future.

February 11, 2015 · Leave a comment

Hospitality @ Complex

Previewed for LA Weekly: Hospitality at Complex Best Concerts To See In LA This Week Listen to headliner Logistics’ latest album, Polyphony, via his SoundCloud.

January 22, 2015 · Leave a comment

Foxygen @ Roxy

Previewed for LA Weekly: Foxyen at the Roxy Theatre Best Concerts To See In Los Angeles This Weekend Watch the official video for “Could Have Been My Love.”

January 1, 2015 · 1 Comment

Moby @ Hollywood Forever Cemetery

Previewed for LA Weekly: Moby at the Masonic Lodge at the Hollywood Forever Cemetery Check out a ton of free music from Moby from his mobygratis.com site.

December 11, 2014 · Leave a comment

Sasha @ Exchange

Previewed for LA Weekly: Sasha at Exchange The Best Concerts To See In LA This Weekend Listen and watch Sasha’s Essential Mix at the Warehouse Project via the BBC.

December 4, 2014 · Leave a comment

DFA + Hot Chip Presents @ Avalon

Previewed for LA Weekly: DFA + Hot Chip Present Hot Chip DJs, The 2 Bears, The Juan MacLean, Magic Touch @ Avalon Watch the official video for “A Simple Design” from … Continue reading

November 27, 2014 · 1 Comment

Andy C @ Exchange

Previewed for LA Weekly: Bassrush and Respect Present Andy C at Exchange Listen to Andy C live at Ultra Festival In Miami 2014.

November 20, 2014 · Leave a comment

Foster The People @ Shrine

Previewed for LA Weekly: Foster The People at the Shrine Auditorium and Expo Center Watch the official video for “Coming Of Age.”

November 13, 2014 · 1 Comment

Digitalism @ El Rey

Previewed for LA Weekly: Digitalism at the El Rey Best Concerts To See In Los Angeles This Week Watch a live performance from Digitalism in Gdansk in 2012.

November 6, 2014 · Leave a comment

MS MR @ Roxy

Previewed for LA Weekly: MS MR at the Roxy Theatre Watch a performance of “Hurricane” on The Late Show With David Letterman.

October 30, 2014 · Leave a comment

Gorgon City @ El Rey

Previewed for LA Weekly: Gorgon City at the El Rey Theatre Watch the official video for “Unmissable.”

October 23, 2014 · 1 Comment

Rufus du Sol @ Fonda

Previewed for LA Weekly: Rufus du Sol at the Fonda Theatre Watch the official video for “Desert Night.”

October 16, 2014 · Leave a comment

Fool’s Gold Day Off @ Shrine

Previewed for LA Weekly: Fool’s Gold Day Off at Shrine Expo Hall and Grounds Listen to the preview mix for the Los Angeles show.

October 9, 2014 · Leave a comment

Renegades Of Rhythm @ Palladium

Previewed for LA Weekly: Renegades Of Rhythm at the Palladium Read an interview with DJ Shadow and Cut Chemist of Renegades Of Rhythm on the LA Weekly. Read an interview with … Continue reading

October 3, 2014 · 1 Comment

Sam Smith @ Greek

Previewed for LA Weekly: Sam Smith at the Greek Theatre Watch Sam’s acoustic performance of “Latch” accompanied by only a piano.

September 25, 2014 · Leave a comment

Sunset Strip Music Festival @ Sunset Strip

Previewed for LA Weekly: The 2014 Sunset Strip Music Festival at the Sunset Strip Watch the trailer for the Festival.

September 18, 2014 · Leave a comment

Mad Decent @ LA Center Studios

Previewed for LA Weekly: Mad Decent Block Party at LA Center Studios Watch the preview for the Mad Decent Block Party.

September 11, 2014 · Leave a comment

Hospitality @ Complex

Previewed for LA Weekly: Hospitality at Complex Listen to the evening’s headliners, Fred V & Grafix’s album, Recognise, in its entirety on their SoundCloud.

September 4, 2014 · Leave a comment

FYF Fest @ LA Sports Arena

Previewed for LA Weekly: FYF Fest at Los Angeles Sports Arena and Exposition Park If you haven’t already done so, download the FYF Fest app here.

August 21, 2014 · 1 Comment

Ed Rush and Optical @ Respect

Previewed for LA Weekly: Ed Rush and Optical at Respect at the Dragonfly Listen to “Virus Takeover Arcadia” from this year’s Glastonbury Festival via Optical’s SoundCloud.

August 14, 2014 · Leave a comment

Kooks @ Roxy

Previewed for LA Weekly: The Kooks at the Roxy Watch a minute of “Bad Habit” I recorded at Jimmy Kimmel Live! on 6 August 2014 with very bad sound as I … Continue reading

August 7, 2014 · Leave a comment

HARD Summer @ Whittier Narrows Recreation Area

Previewed for LA Weekly: HARD Summer Music Festival 2014 at Whittier Narrows Recreation Area Listen to some of the HARD Summer mixtapes via the HARDFest SoundCloud.

July 31, 2014 · Leave a comment

DEEP @ Hammer Museum

‘ Previewed for LA Weekly: DEEP at the Hammer Museum Listen to an excellent mix from Marques, “Home For The Holidays,” recorded live at DEEP this past holiday season.

July 24, 2014 · Leave a comment

Nightmare and the Cat @ the Roxy

Previewed for LA Weekly: Nightmare and the Cat at the Roxy Watch a studio performance of “Alvarado” via LA Weekly.

July 17, 2014 · 2 Comments

Basement Jaxx @ Rhondavous

Previewed for LA Weekly Basement Jaxx at Rhondavous at 333 Live

July 10, 2014 · 2 Comments

Stones Throw Picnic @ California Plaza

Previewed for LA Weekly: Stones Throw Picnic at Grand Performances at California Plaza Watch a bit of Stones Throw in action at this years SXSW.

July 3, 2014 · Leave a comment

Royksopp and Robyn @ Hollywood Bowl

Previewed for LA Weekly: Royksopp and Robyn at the Hollywood Bowl Watch the video for “Sayit” on H&M Life.

June 26, 2014 · Leave a comment

Jaded Incorporated @ Bardot

Previewed for LA Weekly: Jaded Incorporated at It’s A School Night at Bardot Watch the video for “People Change.”

June 19, 2014 · Leave a comment

Kendra Morris @ The Mint

Previewed for LA Weekly: Kendra Morris at the Mint Watch a live performance of “Concrete Wave.”

June 12, 2014 · Leave a comment

How To Get HARD

HARD Summer 2014 previewed for DJ Magazine USA June 2014 Issue: How To Get HARD! Watch the trailer for HARD Summer 2014.

June 1, 2014 · 2 Comments

Kelis @ El Rey

Previewed for LA Weekly: Kelis at the El Rey Theatre Watch an interview with Kelis in her food truck at SXSW.

May 29, 2014 · 2 Comments

Chase And Status @ House Of Blues

Previewed for LA Weekly: Chase and Status at the House of Blues Take a look at the Chase and Status documentary, Behind The Machine, via Thump.

May 22, 2014 · Leave a comment

London Grammar @ Wiltern

Previewed for LA Weekly: London Grammar at the Wiltern Theater Watch London Grammar perform “Strong” on Jimmy Kimmel Live!  

May 15, 2014 · 1 Comment

Big Scary @ Echo

Previewed for LA Weekly: Big Scary at the Echo Watch “Luck Now” from Big Scary’s album Not Art.

May 8, 2014 · Leave a comment

Boy George @ Belasco

Previewed for LA Weekly: Boy George at the Belasco Theater Watch the official video for Boy George’s cover of Lana Del Rey’s “Video Games.”

April 24, 2014 · 1 Comment

Gorgon City @ Monday Social @ Sound

Previewed for LA Weekly: Gorgon City at Monday Social at Sound Listen to the latest from Gorgon City featuring Laura Welsh, “Here For You,” via the Fader.

April 10, 2014 · Leave a comment

Rhye @ Disney Concert Hall

Previewed for LA Weekly: Rhye at Disney Concert Hall Watch the video for “3 Days” via Pitchfork.

April 3, 2014 · Leave a comment

Lo-Fang @ Troubadour

Previewed for LA Weekly: Lo-Fang at the Troubadour Watch the official video for “Look Away.”

March 27, 2014 · Leave a comment

Ana Tijoux @ Echoplex

Previewed for LA Weekly: Red Bull Music Academy Panamerika Presentan Ana Tijoux at the Echoplex Listen to the album trailer for Vengo.

March 20, 2014 · Leave a comment

Sam Roberts Band @ Church On York

Previewed for LA Weekly: Sam Roberts Band at Church On York Listen to Andrew Weatherall’s remix of “We’re All In This Together” with the bonus video interview.

March 13, 2014 · 1 Comment

Gardens & Villa @ El Rey

Previewed for LA Weekly: Gardens & Villa at the El Rey Theatre Watch the video for “Colony Glen” via Stereogum.

March 6, 2014 · 1 Comment

Painted Palms @ Bootleg Bar

Previewed for LA Weekly: Painted Palms at the Bootleg Theater Watch the official video for the title track of the album “Forever.”

February 27, 2014 · 2 Comments

St. Lucia @ El Rey Theatre

Previewed for LA Weekly: St. Lucia at the El Rey Theatre Watch St. Lucia perform “Elevate” on a Buzzsession at Wild Honey Pie.

February 6, 2014 · Leave a comment

Michael Kiwanuka @ Hotel Cafe

Previewed for LA Weekly: Michael Kiwanuka at the Hotel Cafe Watch a full performance of Michael’s at the Lowlands 2013.

January 9, 2014 · Leave a comment

Total Science @ Respect

Previewed for LA Weekly: Total Science at Respect Listen to a jungle/old skool/hardcore mix from Total Science via its SoundCloud.

December 4, 2013 · 1 Comment

Bright Light Bright Light @ Bootleg

Previewed for LA Weekly: Bright Light Bright Light at the Bootleg Bar Watch the video for “Disco Moment.”

November 28, 2013 · Leave a comment

Howe Gelb @ Hotel Cafe

Previewed for LA Weekly: Howe Gelb at the Hotel Cafe Watch Howe’s EPK for his album, The Coincidentalist.

November 14, 2013 · 1 Comment

Fool’s Gold Day Off LA @ Shrine

Previewed for LA Weekly: Fool’s Gold Day Off LA at the Shrine Auditorium Watch the recap from last year’s Day Off LA.

November 7, 2013 · Leave a comment

HARD Day Of The Dead @ LA State Historic Park

Previewed for LA Weekly: HARD Day Of The Dead at Los Angeles State Historic Park Watch the official trailer for the event.

October 31, 2013 · Leave a comment

Empire Of The Sun @ Shrine Auditorium

Previewed for LA Weekly: Empire Of The Sun at the Shrine Auditorium Listen to Empire’s entire set at this year’s HARD Summer.

October 24, 2013 · Leave a comment

Disclosure @ Fonda

Previewed for LA Weekly: Disclosure at the Fonda Theatre Watch Disclosure’s performance of “Latch” live from Central Park.

October 17, 2013 · 2 Comments

Atoms For Peace @ Hollywood Bowl

Previewed for LA Weekly: Atoms For Peace at the Hollywood Bowl Watch “Default” from Club AMOK in Los Angeles.

October 10, 2013 · Leave a comment

Travis @ Wiltern

Previewed for LA Weekly: Travis at the Wiltern Watch the video for “Moving.”

October 3, 2013 · Leave a comment

Moby @ Fonda

Previewed for LA Weekly: Moby at Fonda Theatre Watch the video for “A Case For Shame” featuring Cold Specks.

September 26, 2013 · 2 Comments

Peter Hook & The Light @ Fonda Theatre

Previewed for LA Weekly: Peter Hook And The Light at the Fonda Theatre Learn New Order’s “Ceremony” with Peter Hook.

September 19, 2013 · 1 Comment

Mad Decent Block Party @ LA Center Studios

Previewed for LA Weekly: Mad Decent Block Party at L.A. Center Studios Watch a live action video from Major Lazer for “Scare Me.”

September 12, 2013 · Leave a comment

Digitalism @ Sound

Previewed for LA Weekly: Digitalism at Sound Listen to a mini-mix of Digitalism’s Lift EP.

August 29, 2013 · Leave a comment

Ulrich Schnauss @ Troubadour

Previewed for LA Weekly: Ulrich Schnauss at the Troubadour Listen to the Tycho remix of Ulrich’s track “I Take Comfort In Your Ignorance.”

August 15, 2013 · 1 Comment

Them Jeans @ Echoplex

Previewed for LA Weekly: Echo Park Rising Kick-Off Party With Them Jeans at the Echoplex Listen to the Summer 2013 Mix from Them Jeans via his SoundCloud page.

August 15, 2013 · Leave a comment

The National @ Greek Theatre (and at the Hollywood Forever Cemetery)

Previewed for the LA Weekly: The National at the Greek Theatre and at the Hollywood Forever Cemetery Watch a trailer, of sorts, of the National’s show at the Park Avenue … Continue reading

August 7, 2013 · Leave a comment

Foals @ Wiltern

Previewed for LA Weekly Foals at the Wiltern Watch the official video for “Bad Habit.”

August 7, 2013 · 1 Comment

HARD Summer at LA State Historic Park

Previewed for LA Weekly: HARD Summer at Los Angeles State Historic Park Listen to some mixtapes and mini-mixes from HARD Summer.

August 1, 2013 · 1 Comment

California Wives @ Bootleg Theater

Previewed for LA Weekly: California Wives at the Bootleg Theater Watch the official video for the Wives’ “Purple.”

July 18, 2013 · 1 Comment

Sander Kleinenberg @ Monday Social @ Sound

Previewed for LA Weekly: Sander Kleinenberg at Monday Social at Sound Listen to select sounds from Sander on his Soundcloud page.

July 11, 2013 · Leave a comment

Goldie @ Respect

Previewed for LA Weekly: Goldie at Respect Listen to some podcasts from Goldie’s Metalheadz via iTunes.

June 27, 2013 · 2 Comments

Sea Wolf @ El Rey Theatre

Previewed for the LA Weekly: Sea Wolf at the El Rey Theatre Listen to the whole album.

June 20, 2013 · 1 Comment

Trixie Whitley @ Troubadour

Previewed for LA Weekly: Trixie Whitley at the Troubadour Watch the video for “Breathe You In My Dreams” at Vogue.

May 30, 2013 · Leave a comment

Junip @ Troubadour

Previewed for LA Weekly Junip at the Troubadour Watch the official Junip video for “Your Life, Your Call.”

May 23, 2013 · 2 Comments

The Black Angels @ The Mayan

Previewed for LA Weekly: The Black Angels at the Mayan Listen to “Don’t Play With Guns” on Rdio.

May 16, 2013 · Leave a comment

Holy Ghost! @ The Troubadour

Previewed for LA Weekly: Holy Ghost! at the Troubadour Watch the video for the brand new single, “Dumb Disco Ideas.”

May 16, 2013 · 3 Comments

Quadron @ Getty Center

Previewed for LA Weekly: Quadron at the Getty Center Watch the video for the first single, “Hey Love.”

May 16, 2013 · 1 Comment

Rhye @ El Rey Theatre

Previewed for LA Weekly: Rhye at the El Rey Theatre Watch the video for “Open.”

May 9, 2013 · 1 Comment

Bonobo @ El Rey Theatre

Previewed for LA Weekly: Bonobo at the El Rey Theatre (and at the Fonda Theatre) Watch the video for “First Fires.”

May 2, 2013 · 3 Comments

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