Lily Moayeri

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

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

Pictures of Lily Podcast: Episode 1.16: Illenium

In the 16th episode of the Pictures of Lily Podcast, I talk about my experiences behind the scenes of interviewing Nick Miller aka Illenium, one of my favorite and enduring interviews … Continue reading

July 15, 2020 · Leave a comment

GUM: Out In The World (Spinning Top)

Reviewed for Under the Radar: GUM Out in the World (Spinning Top) Watch the official video for the title track here.

July 14, 2020 · Leave a 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

Save Our Stages: Los Angeles

Write-ups on some of the legendary music spaces in Los Angeles that are part of the National Independent Venue Association and its #SaveOurStages initiative for New Noise Magazine: Save Our Stages: … Continue reading

July 8, 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

Pictures of Lily Podcast: Episode 1.15: Badly Drawn Boy

In the 15th episode of the Pictures of Lily Podcast, I talk about my experiences behind the scenes of interviewing Damon Gough aka Badly Drawn Boy over the course of … Continue reading

July 1, 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

Interviewed on Instagram Live by Lynn Hasty @Green_Galactic

Interviewed by longtime arts publicist Lynn Tejada via her Green Galactic account on her “AMA With An Arts Publicist” series on Instagram Live sharing pro tips on how to get press. … Continue reading

June 27, 2020 · Leave a comment

Interviewed on Instagram Live by Scott Dudelson @AllDayVinyl Part 2

Went back for Part 2 of being interviewed by music photographer extraordinaire Scott Dudelson on Instagram Live via his All Day Vinyl account, talking about behind the scenes experiences with Boy George and … Continue reading

June 18, 2020 · Leave a comment

Pictures of Lily Podcast: Episode 1.14: The Music of Killing Eve

In the 14th episode of the Pictures of Lily Podcast, I talk about my experience behind the scenes of interviewing Unloved‘s David Holmes and Faber Music‘s Catherine Grieves about the … Continue reading

June 17, 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

Liam Gallagher: MTV Unplugged (Warner Records)

Reviewed for Under The Radar: Liam Gallagher MTV Unplugged (Warner Records) Watch the MTV Unplugged performance on MTV International’s YouTube channel.

June 15, 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

Pictures of Lily Podcast: Episode 1.13: Moby

In the 13th episode of the Pictures of Lily Podcast, I talk about my experience behind the scenes of interviewing Moby about his album, All Visible Objects, for Variety. Listen here: Or … Continue reading

June 3, 2020 · Leave a comment

The Gracefully Aging Def Leppard

Def Leppard‘s London to Vegas reviewed for Rock and Roll Globe: The Gracefully Aging Def Leppard The lavish London To Vegas box set documents a band entering their 60s hungrier … Continue reading

May 29, 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

1970: The Who Come Alive

The Who‘s Live at Leeds reviewed on its 50th anniversary for Rock and Roll Globe: 1970: The Who Comes Alive 50 years since its initial release, Live at Leeds maintains its position … Continue reading

May 26, 2020 · Leave a comment

Interviewed on Instagram Live by Scott Dudelson @AllDayVinyl Part 1

Music photographer extraordinaire Scott Dudelson interviewed me on Instagram Live via his All Day Vinyl account, talking about behind the scenes experiences with Andrew Weatherall, Oasis and The Cure. View … Continue reading

May 21, 2020 · Leave a comment

Pictures of Lily Podcast: Episode 1.12: MK

In the 12th episode of the Pictures of Lily Podcast, I talk about my experience behind the scenes of interviewing Marc Kinchen aka MK for the cover of DJ Times Magazine Spring … Continue reading

May 20, 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

Watch the Stars of the Original “Valley Girl” Movie Reunite in a Video Conference

Moderated a roundtable Zoom video chat with original “Valley Girls” from the 1983 film, Valley Girl: Deborah Foreman, E.G. Daily, Heidi Holicker and the writer of the 2020 musical adaptation, Amy Talkington, for Flood Magazine: Watch … Continue reading

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

Pictures of Lily Podcast: Episode 1.11: LA Originals

In the 11th episode of the Pictures of Lily Podcast, I talk about my experience behind the scenes of interviewing Mister Cartoon and Estevan Oriol about their Netflix documentary, LA … Continue reading

May 6, 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

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

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

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

Pictures of Lily Podcast: Episode 1.10: Dan Deacon

In the 10th episode of the Pictures of Lily Podcast, I talk about my experience behind the scenes of interviewing Dan Deacon for DJ Mag. Listen here: Or on your preferred … Continue reading

April 22, 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

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

Pictures of Lily Podcast: Episode 1.9: Grouplove

In the ninth episode of the Pictures of Lily Podcast, I talk about my experience behind the scenes of interviewing Hannah Hooper and Christian Zucconi of Grouplove for Flood Magazine. Listen here: Listen … Continue reading

April 8, 2020 · Leave a comment

DJ Mag Top 100 Clubs 2020: Exchange, Academy, Avalon, Encore, Ce La Vi

Write up on Exchange (#13), Academy (#44), Avalon (#48), Encore Beach Club (#76) and Cé La Vi (#79) for DJ Mag Top 100 Clubs 2020  

April 6, 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

Andhim Presents Miles to Go (A Road Movie)

I have a couple of very brief appearance in Andhim Presents Mile to Go (A Road Movie) during their stop in Los Angeles when I met up with them to … Continue reading

April 2, 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

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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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