Lily Moayeri

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

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

Groove Armada: Edge Of The Horizon (BMG)

Reviewed for Under the Radar: Groove Armada Edge of the Horizon (BMG) Buy or stream the album here.

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

Andrew Watt Primed for Grammy Walk

Preview of feature on Grammy-nominated producer/songwriter/guitar player Andrew Watt for Mix Magazine February 2021 Issue: Andrew Watt Primed For Grammy WalkHe’s on fire and he’s up for Producer of the … Continue reading

December 16, 2020 · Leave a comment

Pictures of Lily Podcast: Episode 1.27: The Avalanches

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

December 16, 2020 · Leave a comment

Seismic Beat Science from Quakers

Reviewed for Rock and Roll Globe: Seismic Beat ScienceQuakers II The Next Wave (Stones Throw)The guest-stacked second Quakers LP is a showcase for their most overlooked architect Listen to the … Continue reading

December 15, 2020 · Leave a comment

The 2020 FLOOD Holiday Gifts That Give Back Guide

Compiled a list of organizations, non-profits and charities who are by supporting and aiding music workers, either through product sales ranging from books, magazines, prints, apparel and more, or direct … Continue reading

December 15, 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

She Said So Alternative Power 100 Music List 2020

I am an honoree at She Said So‘s Alternative Power 100 Music List 2020.Full list of She Said So Alternative Power 100 Music List 2020 here.

December 11, 2020 · Leave a comment

Flood Magazine’s The Best Albums Of 2020

For Flood Magazine‘s The Best Albums of 2020 write-up on:

December 8, 2020 · Leave a comment

What is the Key to Throwing a Successful Digital Event?

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December 7, 2020 · Leave a comment

Disclosure Interviewed For Infinity Festival x Capitol Royale

Video interview with Disclosure for Capitol Royale as part of the “story enabled by technology” Infinity Festival Hollywood about the duo’s environmental proactivity and the virtual promotion of their latest … Continue reading

December 3, 2020 · Leave a comment

Pictures of Lily Podcast: Episode 1.26: Damian Lazarus

In the 26th episode of the Pictures of Lily Podcast, I talk about my experience behind the scenes of interviewing Damian Lazarus for the cover of DJ Times Magazine DJ … Continue reading

December 2, 2020 · 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

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

Pictures of Lily Podcast: Episode 1.25: Khruangbin

In the 25th episode of the Pictures of Lily Podcast, I talk about my experience behind the scenes of interviewing the three members of Khruangbin for Under the Radar Magazine. Listen … Continue reading

November 18, 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

Pictures of Lily Podcast: Episode 1.24: Liam Gallagher

In the 24th episode of the Pictures of Lily Podcast, I talk about my experience behind the scenes of knowing and interviewing Liam Gallagher, with and without Oasis, for various publications over the … Continue reading

November 4, 2020 · Leave a 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

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

A Podcast As A Meaningful Culminating Project

Presentation for Learning Revolution‘s Home Learning Summit on “A Podcast As A Meaningful Culminating Project” with my colleague Marisa Crabtree. Make a copy of the Google Slides presentation here.Register for … Continue reading

October 25, 2020 · Leave a comment

Pictures of Lily Podcast: Episode 1.23: Noel Gallagher

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

October 21, 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

Pictures of Lily Podcast: Episode 1.22: Doves

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

October 7, 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

Pictures of Lily Podcast: Episode 1.21: Erasure

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

September 23, 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

Pictures of Lily Podcast: Episode 1.20: Suzi Quatro

In the 20th episode of the Pictures of Lily Podcast, I talk about my experiences behind the scenes of interviewing Suzi Quatro about her documentary, Suzi Q for Under The Radar. Listen here: … Continue reading

September 9, 2020 · Leave a comment

We Are Magic: Xanadu at 40

Xanadu soundtrack reviewed on its 40th anniversary for Rock and Roll Globe: We Are Magic: Xanadu at 40Why the flawless ELO soundtrack deserves to be separated from Olivia Newton-John’s headscratching … Continue reading

September 3, 2020 · Leave a 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

Disclosure: Energy (Capitol)

Reviewed for Under The Radar: Disclosure Energy (Capitol Records) Watch Disclosure perform a DJ set at the breathtaking Plitvice Lakes National Park, Croatia for Cercle.

September 1, 2020 · Leave a comment

Pictures of Lily Podcast: Episode 1.19: The Go-Go’s

In the 19th episode of the Pictures of Lily Podcast, I talk about my experiences behind the scenes of interviewing The Go-Go’s about their self-titled Showtime documentary for Los Angeles Magazine. Listen here: Or … Continue reading

August 26, 2020 · Leave a 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

Pictures of Lily Podcast: Episode 1.18: The Streets

In the 18th episode of the Pictures of Lily Podcast, I talk about my experiences behind the scenes of interviewing Mike Skinner aka The Streets, for his mixtape, None Of Us Is Getting … Continue reading

August 12, 2020 · Leave a comment

Fontaines D.C.: A Hero’s Death (Partisan Records)

Reviewed for Rock and Roll Globe: Fontaines D.C. A Hero’s Death (Partisan Records) Watch the official video for “Televised Mind.”

August 6, 2020 · Leave a 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

Pictures of Lily Podcast: Episode 1.17: Bloopers Part One

  In the 17th episode of the Picture of Lily Podcast, co-producer, director and editor Laurence Schroeder compiles all the flubs and fumbles of the first 16 episodes into a … Continue reading

July 29, 2020 · Leave a 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

Interviewed on Instagram Live by @AndyHermannLA for Grammy Camp

Interviewed on Instagram Live by Andy Hermann, one of my top five best editors of all time, for a session of his music journalism career track for Grammy Camp. View … Continue reading

July 17, 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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