Lily Moayeri

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

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 · Leave a 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 · 2 Comments

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 · 1 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 · 1 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 · 1 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 · 1 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

Mixology (ABC)

Reviewed for Under The Radar: Mixology (ABC) Watch a trailer for the show here.  

February 26, 2014 · Leave a comment

Growing Up Fisher (NBC)

Reviewed for Under The Radar: Growing Up Fisher (NBC) Watch a sneak preview of the show.

February 23, 2014 · Leave a comment

About A Boy (NBC)

Reviewed for Under The Radar: About A Boy (NBC) Watch the trailer for the show.

February 22, 2014 · Leave a comment

Star-Crossed (CW)

Reviewed for Under The Radar: Star-Crossed (CW) Watch the first trailer for the show.

February 18, 2014 · Leave a comment

Rake (Fox)

Reviewed for Under The Radar: Rake (Fox) Watch the official trailer.  

January 23, 2014 · Leave a comment

Once Upon A Time In Wonderland (ABC)

Reviewed for Under The Radar: Once Upon A Time In Wonderland Watch the official trailer for the show.

October 10, 2013 · Leave a comment

Witches Of East End (Lifetime)

Reviewed for Under The Radar: Witches Of East End Watch an extremely short trailer for the show.

October 6, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Millers (CBS)

Reviewed for Under The Radar: The Millers Watch the preview for the show.

October 3, 2013 · Leave a comment

Welcome To The Family (NBC)

Reviewed for Under The Radar: Welcome To The Family Watch the trailer for the show.

October 3, 2013 · Leave a comment

Ironside (NBC)

Reviewed for Under The Radar: Ironside Watch the trailer for the show.  

October 2, 2013 · Leave a comment

Super Fun Night (ABC)

Reviewed for Under The Radar: Super Fun Night Watch the trailer for the show.

October 2, 2013 · Leave a comment

We Are Men (CBS)

Reviewed for Under The Radar: We Are Men Watch a preview/behind the scenes of the show.

September 30, 2013 · Leave a comment

Betrayal (ABC)

Reviewed for Under The Radar: Betrayal Watch the trailer for the show.

September 29, 2013 · Leave a comment

Back In The Game (ABC)

Reviewed for Under The Radar: Back In The Game Meet the members of the Angles baseball team.

September 25, 2013 · Leave a comment

Trophy Wife (ABC)

Reviewed for Under The Radar: Trophy Wife Watch the trailer for the show.

September 24, 2013 · Leave a comment

Blacklist (NBC)

Blacklist Watch the official trailer for the show.

September 23, 2013 · Leave a comment

Mom (CBS)

Reviewed for Under The Radar: Mom Watch a preview of the sitcom–or don’t it’s awful.

September 23, 2013 · Leave a comment

Dads (FOX)

  Reviewed for Under The Radar: Dads Watch a preview of the show.

September 17, 2013 · Leave a comment

Graceland (USA)

Reviewed for Under The Radar Magazine: Graceland Watch a preview of the show.

June 6, 2013 · Leave a comment

Veep: The Complete First Season Blu-ray/DVD (HBO)

Reviewed for Under The Radar Magazine Digital Edition: Veep: The Complete First Season Blu-ray/DVD (HBO) This comedy about about the second-most important position in American government revolves around profanity and absolutely … Continue reading

April 13, 2013 · Leave a comment

How To Live With Your Parents (For The Rest Of Your Life) (ABC)

Reviewed for Under The Radar Magazine How To Live With Your Parents (For The Rest Of Your Life) Watch a preview of “Boy Who Likes Me.”

April 3, 2013 · Leave a comment

Cult (CW)

Reviewed for Under The Radar Magazine: Cult Watch “It Isn’t A Show” preview.

February 19, 2013 · Leave a comment

Zero Hour (ABC)

Reviewed for Under The Radar Magazine: Zero Hour Watch a preview of the show.

February 14, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Very Best Mix: Anzaga

In honor of the documentary Tough Bond for which The Very Best provided the score, here is a revisit of the free mix they did for Pomp & Clout. Download the … Continue reading

February 8, 2013 · Leave a comment

Do No Harm (NBC)

Reviewed for Under The Radar: Do No Harm Watch a trailer of the show.

January 29, 2013 · 1 Comment

Dominic Monaghan: Wild Thing, I Think I Love You

Dominic Monaghan interviewed for his new show, Wild Things With Dominic Monaghan, on BBC America for Under The Radar: Dominic Monaghan: Wild Thing, I Think I Love You Watch a bonus … Continue reading

January 22, 2013 · 2 Comments

Carrie Diaries (CW)

Reviewed for Under The Radar Magazine: The Carrie Diaries Watch a preview of the show.

January 14, 2013 · 1 Comment

Malibu Country (ABC)

Reviewed for Under The Radar: Malibu Country Watch some backstage footage from the show.

November 2, 2012 · Leave a comment

Emily Owens, MD (CW)

Reviewed for Under The Radar: Emily Owens, M.D. Watch some videos of the show here.

October 16, 2012 · 1 Comment

Beauty and the Beast (CW)

Reviewed for Under The Radar: Beauty and the Beast Watch a featurette from the show.

October 11, 2012 · 1 Comment

Nashville (ABC)

Reviewed for Under The Radar Magazine: Nashville Watch some behind the scenes footage around the song “If I Didn’t Know Better.”

October 10, 2012 · 1 Comment

666 Park Avenue (ABC)

Reviewed for Under The Radar: 666 Park Avenue Read our writer, Austin Trunick’s review for a slightly different opinion of 666 Park Avenue.

September 30, 2012 · 1 Comment

Last Resort (ABC)

Reviewed for Under The Radar: Last Resort Have an inside look into the show.

September 27, 2012 · 1 Comment

The Neighbors (ABC)

Reviewed for Under The Radar: The Neighbors Watch a clip from behind the scenes.

September 26, 2012 · 1 Comment

Guys With Kids (NBC)

Reviewed for Under The Radar: Guys With Kids Watch a clip from the show.

September 26, 2012 · 1 Comment

The Mindy Project (FOX)

Reviewed for Under The Radar: The Mindy Project Watch a clip from the show.  

September 25, 2012 · 1 Comment

Ben and Kate (FOX)

Reviewed for Under The Radar: Ben And Kate Watch some extra clips from the show.  

September 25, 2012 · 1 Comment

Partners (CBS)

  Reviewed for Under The Radar: Partners Watch a preview of the show.

September 24, 2012 · 1 Comment

Revolution (NBC)

Reviewed for Under The Radar: Revolution Read our writer, Austin Trunick’s review for an alternate opinion of Revolution.

September 17, 2012 · 1 Comment

The Mob Doctor (FOX)

Reviewed for Under The Radar: The Mob Doctor Here’s a promo for the series premiere.

September 17, 2012 · 1 Comment

The New Normal (NBC)

Reviewed for Under The Radar: The New Normal If you can’t wait until this evening, watch the entire pilot here.

September 11, 2012 · 1 Comment

Animal Practice (NBC)

  Reviewed for Under The Radar Magazine: Animal Practice Take a “first look” at the show.

August 12, 2012 · 2 Comments

Go On (NBC)

Reviewed for Under The Radar Magazine Digital Edition: Go On Matthew Perry talks about the show.

August 8, 2012 · 2 Comments

Political Animals (USA)

Reviewed for Under The Radar: Political Animals Get the know the characters on the show.

July 14, 2012 · 1 Comment

Don’t Trust The B—- In Apt 23 (ABC)

Reviewed for Under The Radar: Don’t Trust The B—- In Apt 23 Watch the first two episodes prior to airing here.

April 11, 2012 · 1 Comment

Best Friends Forever (NBC)

Reviewed for Under The Radar: Best Friends Forever Watch a preview of this threadbare sitcom.

April 4, 2012 · 1 Comment

Bent (NBC)

Reviewed for Under The Radar: Bent Watch some previews of this hilarious sitcom.

March 21, 2012 · Leave a comment

Missing (ABC)

Reviewed for Under The Radar Magazine: Missing I absolutely love Ashley Judd, but this show sucks. Still, here is a 15-minute sneak peak of the first act of the pilot episode.

March 14, 2012 · Leave a comment

GCB (ABC)

Reviewed for Under The Radar Magazine: GCB GCB is pushing its musical component, not quite my type of thing, but you can watch the scenes featuring the music here.

March 3, 2012 · Leave a comment

Awake (NBC)

Reviewed for Under The Radar Magazine’s website: Awake Watch previews of Awake.

March 1, 2012 · Leave a comment

I Hate My Teenage Daughter (Fox)

Reviewed for Under The Radar Magazine’s website: I Hate My Teenage Daughter

November 30, 2011 · Leave a comment

Man Up (ABC)

Reviewed for Under The Radar Magazine’s website: Man Up

October 18, 2011 · Leave a comment

Last Man Standing (ABC)

Reviewed for Under The Radar Magazine’s website: Last Man Standing

October 11, 2011 · Leave a comment

Enlightened (HBO)

Reviewed for Under The Radar Magazine’s website: Enlightened

October 10, 2011 · Leave a comment

Hart Of Dixie (CW)

Reviewed for Under The Radar Magazine’s website: Hart Of Dixie

September 26, 2011 · Leave a comment

Body Of Proof (ABC)

Reviewed for Under The Radar Magazine’s website: Body Of Proof

September 24, 2011 · Leave a comment

A Gifted Man (CBS)

Reviewed for Under The Radar Magazine’s website: A Gifted Man

September 23, 2011 · Leave a comment

Charlie’s Angels (ABC)

Reviewed for Under The Radar Magazine’s website: Charlie’s Angels

September 22, 2011 · Leave a comment

Revenge (ABC)

Reviewed for Under The Radar Magazine’s website: Revenge

September 21, 2011 · Leave a comment

Unforgettable (CBS)

Reviewed for Under The Radar Magazine’s website: Unforgettable

September 20, 2011 · Leave a comment

2 Broke Girls (CBS)

Reviewed for Under The Radar Magazine’s website: 2 Broke Girls

September 19, 2011 · Leave a comment

The Secret Circle (CW)

Reviewed for Under The Radar Magazine’s website: The Secret Circle

September 15, 2011 · Leave a comment

Free Agents (NBC)

Reviewed for Under The Radar Magazine’s website: Free Agents

September 14, 2011 · Leave a comment

Michael B. Jordan: What’s In A Name?

Michael B. Jordan interviewed for the series finale of Friday Night Lights for Under The Radar Magazine’s website: Michael B. Jordan: What’s In A Name?

July 8, 2011 · Leave a comment

The Borgias (Showtime)

Reviewed for Under The Radar Magazine’s website: The Borgias

April 13, 2011 · Leave a comment

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    In the 23rd episode of the Pictures of Lily Podcast, I talk about my experience behind the scenes of knowing and interviewing Noel Gallagher, with and without Oasis, for various publications … Continue reading →
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    In the 22nd episode of the Pictures of Lily Podcast, I talk about my experience behind the scenes of interviewing Doves‘ Jimi Goodwin for their album, The Universal Want, for Spin. … Continue reading →
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    In the 21st episode of the Pictures of Lily Podcast, I talk about my experiences behind the scenes of interviewing Andy Bell and Vince Clarke of Erasure about their 18th album, The … Continue reading →
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