Lily Moayeri

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

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

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

Dan Deacon: Magical Thinking

Dan Deacon interviewed for his album, Mystic Familiar, for DJ Mag March 2020 Issue Magical Thinking While Working On His Latest Album, Mystic Familiar, Dan Deacon Also Worked On Himself. Watch the official video for … Continue reading

March 23, 2020 · 1 Comment

Six Degrees of Preparation

Miami Music Week/Winter Music Conference Party Guide for DJ Mag March 2020 Issue Six Degrees of Preparation Most, if not all of these parties have been cancelled due to COVID-19. Check … Continue reading

March 16, 2020 · Leave a comment

Pictures of Lily Podcast: Episode 1.4: Tom and Toki

In the fourth episode of the Pictures of Lily Podcast, I talk about my experiences behind the scenes of interviewing a rocker and a raver that would seem to have … Continue reading

January 29, 2020 · 1 Comment

Fernando Garibay: Emotional Rescue

Producer and songwriter, DJ and entrepreneur Fernando Garibay interviewed for his work with The Garibay Center, focused on the emotional and physical wellbeing of artists, for DJ Mag North America January 2020 … Continue reading

January 13, 2020 · Leave a comment

Open Secret: Secret Project Festival Review

Insomniac Events‘ Secret Project at Factory 93 on October 12 and 13, 2019, reviewed for DJ Mag North America December 2019 Issue Open Secret Listen to a megamix from the festival via … Continue reading

December 20, 2019 · Leave a comment

Join Our Club: A Club Called Rhonda: The Story of an LA Institution

A Club Called Rhonda‘s Gregory Alexander and Loren Granic interviewed for DJ Mag North America December 2019 Issue Join Our Club Follow all the Rhonda International action via her Instagram.

December 19, 2019 · Leave a comment

Jacques’ Back

Jacques Greene interviewed for his album, Dawn Chorus, for DJ Mag North America October 2019 Issue Jacques’ Back

November 22, 2019 · Leave a comment

Illenium: Moving On Up

Illenium aka Nick Miller interviewed for his Ascend album and tour for DJ Mag North America October 2019 Issue Very edited online version here: Moving On Up Full unedited version below Get a … Continue reading

November 15, 2019 · Leave a comment

DJ Mag Top 100 DJs 2019: Skrillex, Zedd, Illenium

Write-ups on Skrillex, Zedd and Illenium for DJ Mag Top 100 DJs 2019:

November 1, 2019 · 1 Comment

How TOKIMONSTA Reclaimed Her Art

Jennifer Lee aka TOKIMONSTA interviewed for the cover of DJ Mag North America September 2019 Issue: How TOKIMONSTA Reclaimed Her Art Take a look at images from the cover shoot via TOKIMONSTA’s … Continue reading

September 25, 2019 · 2 Comments

Madeon: Splendid Isolation

Madeon interviewed for his second album, Good Faith, for the cover of DJ Mag North America August 2019 Issue Madeon: Splendid Isolation Watch the official video for “All My Friends.”

August 19, 2019 · Leave a comment

DJ Mag Top 100 Clubs 2019: Avalon, Academy, Halcyon, Stereo

Write up on Avalon (#30), Academy (#52), Halcyon (#76) and Stereo (#92) for DJ Mag Top 100 Clubs 2019

March 14, 2019 · Leave a comment

Get To Know JSTJR

JSTJR interviewed for his El Culo EP for DJ Mag North America February 2019 Issue Listen to the El Culo EP via Spotify.

February 20, 2019 · Leave a comment

Method In The Madness

The Crystal Method‘s Scott Kirkland interviewed for the album, The Trip Home, plus secondary interviews with former member, Ken Jordan, and manager Richard Bishop, for DJ Mag North America December 2018 Issue Method In The Madness Watch the … Continue reading

December 31, 2018 · Leave a comment

Dayz Like These: Demon Dayz, Pico Rivera Sports Arena, CA

Review of Gorillaz‘ Demon Dayz festival for DJ Mag North America December 2018 Issue Watch videos from the Demon Dayz festivals via their its YouTube channel.

December 28, 2018 · Leave a comment

Growing Up Gorgon

Gorgon City‘s Matt Robson-Scott and Kye Gibbon interviewed for their album, Escape, for DJ Mag North America September 2018 Issue: Growing Up Gorgon Listen to Escape on Spotify.

September 5, 2018 · Leave a comment

Rufus Has Soul

Rüfüs du Sol interviewed for their album, Solace, for DJ Mag North America September 2018 Issue: Rüfüs Has Soul Watch a live performance of “Underwater” at Electric Forest via Rufus’ YouTube channel.

September 4, 2018 · Leave a comment

In The Phace Of Bass

Florian Harres aka Phace interviewed for his album, Between, for DJ Mag North America September 2018 Issue: In The Phace Of Bass Listen to the entire album on Phace’s SoundCloud.

September 3, 2018 · Leave a comment

The Little Louie That Could

“Little” Louie Vega interviewed for his album NYC Disco for DJ Mag North America July 2018 Issue: The Little Louie That Could Listen to the entire double album via Nervous Records’ SoundCloud.

July 31, 2018 · Leave a comment

Kerri Chandler: Organized Kaoz

Kerri Chandler interviewed for his Best of North America Award for Outstanding Contribution for the cover of DJ Mag North America July Issue: Organized Kaoz Watch a short video made exclusively for this … Continue reading

July 30, 2018 · 1 Comment

George FitzGerald: Going Live

George FitzGerald interviewed for his album, All That Must Be, for DJ Mag USA February 2018 Issue: George FitzGerald: Going Live Watch the “Burns” visualizer.

February 12, 2018 · Leave a comment

Daniel Avery: The Quiet Club

Daniel Avery interviewed for his album, Song for Alpha, for DJ Mag USA February 2018 Issue: Daniel Avery: The Quiet Club Watch the official video for “Slow Fade.”

February 8, 2018 · Leave a comment

Erol Alkan: A Rework In Progress

Erol Alkan interviewed for his album, Reworks Volume 1, for DJ Mag USA December 2017 Issue: Erol Alkan: A Rework in Progress Listen to Reworks Volume 1 in its entirety via Erol’s SoundCloud page.

December 4, 2017 · 1 Comment

Heidi Lawden: The Woman Behind The Man Moves Forward

Heidi Lawden interviewed post her first ADE and ahead of her first European tour for DJ Mag USA December 2017 Issue: The Woman Behind The Man Moves Forward Listen to a recent mix from … Continue reading

December 1, 2017 · 1 Comment

Oliver: Heroes Of The Inner Circle

Oliver‘s Vaughn Oliver and Oliver Goldstein interviewed for their album, Full Circle, for DJ Mag USA October 2017 Issue: Oliver: Heroes of the Inner Circle Listen to “Chemicals” featuring MNDR via Oliver’s SoundCloud. … Continue reading

October 30, 2017 · Leave a comment

Dave Clarke: Slow Burning Desires

Dave Clarke interviewed for his album, The Desecration of Desire, for DJ Mag USA October 2017 Issue: Dave Clarke: Slow Burning Desires Watch the video for “I’m Not Afraid” featuring Anika.

October 27, 2017 · 1 Comment

Best of North America Awards 2017: Best Breakthrough Producer: Eli Escobar

Write-up on Eli Escobar for DJ Mag USA Best of North America Awards 2017: Best of North America Awards 2017: Best Breakthrough Producer: Eli Escobar Check out Eli Escobar’s SoundCloud to hear … Continue reading

June 28, 2017 · Leave a comment

Destructo: Work Hard, Play Harder

Destructo aka Gary Richards interviewed for his Renegade EP for DJ Mag USA March 2017 Issue: Destructo: Work Hard, Play Harder Listen to Destructo’s Sunrise Sermon mix from Holy Ship! January 2017. 

March 10, 2017 · 1 Comment

A-Trak: Battler’s Boutique

A-Trak interviewed for his remix compilation, In The Loop: A Decade of Remixes, for the cover of DJ Mag USA January 2017 Issue: A-Trak: Battler’s Boutique Listen to In The Loop via Fool’s Gold Records’ … Continue reading

January 26, 2017 · 2 Comments

Weekend Getaway: Electric Paradise in Punta Cana

Previewed for DJ Mag: Weekend Getaway: Electric Paradise in Punta Cana  See more details here.

December 18, 2015 · Leave a comment

Ed Rush And Optical: An Incurable Virus

Ed Rush and Optical interviewed for their compilation, FabricLive 82, and their album, No Cure, for DJ Mag USA August 2015 issue: Ed Rush And Optical: An Incurable Virus Watch the trailer for FabricLive 82.

November 2, 2015 · 6 Comments

The Martinez Brothers: A Sound View

The Martinez Brothers interviewed for their Masters At Dutch project, Dutch Masters Vol. 1, for DJ Mag USA July 2015 Issue: The Martinez Brothers: A Sound View You can stream or download Dutch Masters … Continue reading

June 25, 2015 · Leave a comment

Maya Jane Coles: A Star Comes Out At Night

My interview with Maya Jane Coles for her Nocturnal Sunshine project and self-titled album for DJ Mag USA June 2015 Issue: Maya Jane Coles: A Star Comes Out At Night Watch the official video for … Continue reading

June 4, 2015 · 1 Comment

Anna Wall Takes A Big Step In The Right Direction

Anna Wall interviewed for her compilation, TRAXX, Vol. 2: My House Is Your House, for DJ Mag USA: Anna Wall Takes A Big Step In The Right Direction Listen to Anna’s mix for … Continue reading

May 19, 2015 · Leave a comment

Thievery Corporation: Music & Melancholia

Thievery Corporation‘s Eric Hilton and Rob Garza interviewed for their album, Saudade, for DJ Mag USA April 2014 Issue: Thievery Corporation: Music & Melancholia Watch the official video for “Depth Of My … Continue reading

April 1, 2014 · 2 Comments

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  • Pictures of Lily Podcast: Episode 1.15: Badly Drawn Boy July 1, 2020
    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 →
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  • Pictures of Lily Podcast: Episode 1.14: The Music of Killing Eve June 17, 2020
    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 →
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  • Pictures of Lily Podcast: Episode 1.13: Moby June 3, 2020
    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 →
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