Lily Moayeri

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

‘Cruel Summer’ Composers Wendy Melvoin and Lisa Coleman on Creating the ’90s-Set Thriller’s ‘Avant-Garde’ Score

Wendy Melvoin and Lisa Coleman interviewed for their scoring work on the Freeform‘s series, Cruel Summer, for Variety: ‘Cruel Summer’ Composers Wendy Melvoin and Lisa Coleman on Creating the ’90s-Set … Continue reading

June 15, 2021 · Leave a comment

1971: The Year That Music Changed Everything (Apple TV+)

Reviewed for Under the Radar: 1971: The Year That Music Changed Everything (Apple TV+) Watch the official trailer for the docu-series.

June 8, 2021 · Leave a comment

Rockfield: The Studio on the Farm

The documentary on Rockfield Studios directed by Hannah Berryman and produced by ie ie productions reviewed for Under the Radar: Rockfield: The Studio on the Farm (Abramorama) Watch the trailer … Continue reading

May 27, 2021 · Leave a comment

Who Can Play Boy George in ‘Karma Chameleon’ Movie? Adam Lambert, Olly Alexander and 3 More Worth Considering

Op-ed on who should play Boy George in his upcoming biopic, Karma Chameleon for Variety: Who Can Play Boy George in ‘Karma Chameleon’ Movie? Adam Lambert, Olly Alexander and 3 … Continue reading

May 12, 2021 · Leave a comment

Shrill (Season Three) Hulu

Reviewed for Under the Radar: Shrill: Season Three (Hulu) Watch the official trailer for Season Three of Shrill.

May 6, 2021 · Leave a comment

Chad Is Very Bad

Essay on the TBS sitcom, Chad, for Book and Film Globe: Chad Is Very Bad Watch an official trailer for the show.

May 5, 2021 · Leave a comment

10 Music Supervisors To Watch In 2021

Profiled 10 music supervisors to watch for Variety 8 April 2020 Issue: 10 Music Supervisors To Watch In 2021

April 9, 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

‘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

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

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

Cobra Kai: Season Three (Netflix)

Reviewed for Under the Radar: Cobra Kai: Season Three (Netflix) Watch the official trailer for Season Three.

January 1, 2021 · 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

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

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

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

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

Hell Bent For Leather Tuscadero

Suzi Quatro documentary, Suzi Q, reviewed for Rock and Roll Globe: Hell Bent For Leather Tuscadero A new documentary shines a long overdue spotlight on rock legend Suzi Quatro Watch the trailer and … Continue reading

July 3, 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

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

Betty (HBO)

Reviewed for Under the Radar: Betty (HBO) Watch the official trailer, but the actual thing is way better.

May 1, 2020 · Leave a comment

Beastie Boys Story (Apple TV+)

Reviewed for Under the Radar: Beastie Boys Story (Apple TV+) Watch the trailer.

April 24, 2020 · Leave a comment

Circus of Books (Netflix)

Reviewed for Under the Radar: Circus of Books (Netflix) Watch the trailer here.

April 22, 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

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 · 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

New Order: Decades (Showtime)

Reviewed for Under the Radar: New Order: Decades (Showtime) Watch the teaser trailer for the documentary.

December 27, 2019 · Leave a comment

Duran Duran: There’s Something You Should Know (Showtime)

Reviewed for Under the Radar: Duran Duran There’s Something You Should Know (Showtime) Watch the trailer for the documentary.

December 27, 2019 · Leave a comment

Back to Life (Showtime)

Reviewed for Under the Radar: Back to Life (Showtime) Watch the official trailer for Season 1.

November 8, 2019 · Leave a comment

BH90210 (Fox)

Reviewed for Under the Radar: BH90210 (Fox) Watch some great clips and preview of the show via its YouTube channel.

August 7, 2019 · Leave a comment

Veronica Mars (Hulu)

Reviewed for Under the Radar: Veronica Mars Season Four (Hulu) Watch the official trailer.

July 20, 2019 · Leave a comment

Seven Things We Learned About Shangri-La and Rick Rubin from Showtime’s Series

Listicle on Showtime‘s docu-series, Shangri-La, for Variety: Seven Things We Learned About “Shangri-La” and Rick Rubin from Showtime’s Series Watch sneak peaks and snippets of the docu-series via Showtimes’s YouTube channel.

July 19, 2019 · Leave a comment

Shangri-La (Showtime)

Reviewed for Under the Radar: Shangri-La (Showtime) Watch the official trailer for Shangri-La.

July 12, 2019 · 1 Comment

Western Music For Rockstar Games Red Dead Redemption 2

Woody Jackson interviewed at Vox Recording Studios for his music on Red Dead Redemption 2 for Mix Magazine January 2019 Issue Find out more about RDR2 here.

January 7, 2019 · 2 Comments

Ozark Season 2 (Netflix)

Reviewed for Under the Radar: Ozark Season Two (Netflix) Watch the official trailer for Ozark Season Two.

August 30, 2018 · Leave a comment

Rise (NBC)

Reviewed for Under the Radar: Rise Watch the first trailer for Rise.

March 13, 2018 · Leave a comment

Will & Grace (NBC)

Reviewed for Under The Radar: Will & Grace (NBC) Watch a preview of the show.

September 28, 2017 · Leave a comment

Law & Order True Crime: The Menendez Murders (NBC)

Reviewed for Under The Radar: Law & Order True Crime: The Menendez Murders (NBC) Watch the official trailer for the show.

September 26, 2017 · Leave a comment

Young Sheldon (CBS)

Reviewed for Under The Radar: Young Sheldon Watch the official trailer for Young Sheldon.

September 25, 2017 · Leave a comment

In The Mix With The Sound Team For Preacher

Preacher‘s sound team Richard Yawn, Mark Linden, and Tara Paul interviewed for Mix Magazine September 2016 Issue: In The Mix With The Sound Team For Preacher Learn more about Preacher here.

September 6, 2016 · Leave a comment

The Music Of Vinyl

Vinyl‘s music supervisor Randall Poster and producer/engineer/mixer Stewart Lerman interviewed for Mix Magazine April 2016 issue: The Music Of Vinyl Listen to all the music from Vinyl on its Spotify playlist.  

April 7, 2016 · Leave a comment

The Slap (NBC)

NBC’s “The Slap” reviewed for Under The Radar

February 12, 2015 · Leave a comment

Music For Grand Theft Auto V: Crafting Epic Game Music From Soundtrack To Score

Rockstar Games‘ Ivan Pavlovich, Woody Jackson, Chain Gang Of 1974‘s Kamtin Mohager, Alchemist, and Flying Lotus‘ Steven Ellison interviewed for Grand Theft Auto V for the cover of Electronic Musician Magazine: Music … Continue reading

June 30, 2014 · Leave a comment

Gang Related (Fox)

Reviewed for Under The Radar: Gang Related (Fox) Watch the official trailer for the show.

May 22, 2014 · Leave a comment

Penny Dreadful (Showtime)

Reviewed for Under The Radar: Penny Dreadful (Showtime) Take a look at the entire first episode and judge for yourself.

May 9, 2014 · Leave a comment

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