Lily Moayeri

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

My Favorite Movie: Cut Copy on “Fitzcarraldo”

My Favorite Movie: Cut Copy on Fitzcarraldo Dan Whitford on the Werner Herzog classic from 1982 Watch Cut Copy perform “Future” live on KCRW’s Morning Becomes Eclectic.

November 14, 2017 · 1 Comment

Avalanches: Wildflower (Astralwerks)

Reviewed for Electronic Musician Magazine September 2016 Issue: Avalanches Wildflower (Astralwerks) The follow-up to Since I Left You stays true to that album’s crackly, lo-fi, cut-and-paste ethos. Who would think to put a calliope … Continue reading

August 12, 2016 · 1 Comment

Underworld: Barbara, Barbara we are facing a shining future (Astralwerks)

Reviewed for Electronic Musician Magazine June 2016 Issue: Underworld Barbara, Barbara we are facing a shining future (Astralwerks) Underworld’s members are verging on 60 years of age and have spent half their lives … Continue reading

May 27, 2016 · 1 Comment

The Chemical Brothers: Born In The Echoes (Astralwerks)

Reviewed for Under The Radar: The Chemical Brothers Born In The Echoes (Astralwerks) Watch the official video for “Go” featuring Q-Tip.

July 17, 2015 · 2 Comments

Tensnake: Glow (Astralwerks)

Reviewed for Under The Radar: Tensnake Glow (Astralwerks) Listen to a minimix of the whole album via Tensnake’s SoundCloud.

May 27, 2014 · Leave a comment

Running Around Los Angeles Week Of October 18, 2013

•MSMR at the Troubadour on Friday October 18, 2013 (top right). •Reid Speed‘s birthday brunch and surprise party on Saturday October 19, 2013 (bottom right). •Junip at the Troubadour (top left) and … Continue reading

October 25, 2013 · 2 Comments

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

Empire Of The Sun: Shimmery Finish

Empire Of The Sun‘s Luke Steele and Nick Littlemore interviewed for their album, Ice On The Dune, for Electronic Musician Magazine. Empire Of The Sun: Shimmery Finish Listen to the whole album … Continue reading

July 5, 2013 · 3 Comments

Male Boxx: Mark Robert Fuller Of Gold Fields

Gold Fields’ Mark Robert Fuller interviewed for their album Black Sun for Boxx Magazine: Male Boxx: Mark Robert Fuller Of Gold Fields Watch Gold Fields perform my favorite song from the album, … Continue reading

March 5, 2013 · 2 Comments

Gold Fields: Black Sun (Astralwerks)

  Reviewed for Under The Radar Magazine: Gold Fields Black Sun (Astralwerks) This Aussie power indie-pop quintet recorded three times ad the rehashed sound is tight and does a decent job of … Continue reading

February 26, 2013 · 1 Comment

February 2012

Chemical Brothers Don’t Think Concert film from one of the most successful acts in electronic dance music in the world. Read my review of the film for Magnetic by clicking on … Continue reading

February 29, 2012 · 1 Comment

Hot Chip: One Life Stand (Astralwerks)

Reviewed for Venus Zine: Hot Chip One Life Stand (Astralwerks)  Hot Chip One Life Stand (Astralwerks) By Lily Moayeri Published: March 10th, 2010 | 7:00am There is a chance that Hot … Continue reading

March 10, 2010 · Leave a comment

Pet Shop Boys: Pop Stars Turned Political Pundits

Pet Shop Boys‘ Neil Tennant and Chris Lowe interviewed for their album, Yes, for Under The Radar: Pet Shop Boys: Pop Stars Turned Political Pundits

June 3, 2009 · 1 Comment

Late Of The Pier: Fantasy Black Channel (Astralwerks)

Reviewed for BPM Magazine: Late Of The Pier Fantasy Black Channel (Astralwerks)

April 29, 2009 · Leave a comment

Late Of The Pier: Fantasy Black Channel (Astralwerks)

Reviewed for Planet: Late Of The Pier Fantasy Black Channel (Astralwerks)

November 19, 2008 · Leave a comment

Supergrass: Diamond Hoo Ha (Astralwerks)

Reviewed for BPM Magazine: Supergrass Diamond Hoo Ha (Astralwerks)

September 24, 2008 · Leave a comment

The Kooks: Fuzzy Logic

My interview with The Kooks and engineer Todd Burke for their album, Konk, for EQ Magazine. I made a flip book of the pages using FlipSnack, which you can access here (be … Continue reading

September 1, 2008 · Leave a comment

The Kooks: Konk (Astralwerks)

Reviewed for Paper Magazine: The Kooks Konk (Astralwerks)

May 1, 2008 · 1 Comment

Hot Chip: Made In The Dark (Astralwerks)

Reviewed for Miami New Times: Hot Chip Made In The Dark (Astralwerks)

February 7, 2008 · 1 Comment

Babyshambles: Shotter’s Nation (Astralwerks)

Reviewed for Miami New Times: Babyshambles Shotter’s Nation (Astralwerks)

November 8, 2007 · Leave a comment

Air: Pocket Symphony (Astralwerks)

Reviewed for Riverfront Times: Air Pocket Symphony (Astralwerks)

May 16, 2007 · 1 Comment

Sia: Lady Croissant (Astralwerks)

Reviewed for Creative Loafing Atlanta: Sia Lady Croissant (Astralwerks)

April 4, 2007 · Leave a comment

Badly Drawn Boy: Born In The U.K. (Astralwerks)

Reviewed for Creative Loafing Atlanta: Badly Drawn Boy Born In The U.K. (Astralwerks)

October 25, 2006 · 1 Comment

Chemical Brothers: Push The Button (Astralwerks)

Reviewed for the Dallas Observer: The Chemical Brothers Push The Button (Astralwerks) 

February 3, 2005 · Leave a comment

The Sleepy Jackson: Lovers (Astralwerks)

Reviewed for Broward-Palm Beach New Times: The Sleepy Jackson The Lovers (Astralwerks)

December 25, 2003 · Leave a comment

The Sleepy Jackson @ Slim’s

Previewed for SF Weekly: The Sleepy Jackson at Slim’s

November 19, 2003 · Leave a comment

Basement Jaxx: Kish Kash (Astralwerks)

Reviewed for Houston Press: Basement Jaxx Kish Kash (Astralwerks)

November 6, 2003 · Leave a comment

Basement Jaxx: Kish Kash (Astralwerks)

Reviewed for SF Weekly: Basement Jaxx Kish Kash (Astralwerks)

October 15, 2003 · Leave a comment

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  • Pictures of Lily Podcast: Episode 1.20: Suzi Quatro September 9, 2020
    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 →
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  • Pictures of Lily Podcast: Episode 1.19: The Go-Go’s August 26, 2020
    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 →
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  • Pictures of Lily Podcast: Episode 1.18: The Streets August 12, 2020
    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 →
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