Lily Moayeri

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

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

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

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 · 1 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

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

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

Mark Knight: Toolroom Titan

Toolroom Titan Mark Knight interviewed for the cover of DJ Times Magazine Winter 2019 Issue  Listen to episodes of Toolroom Radio.

November 25, 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

Jason Bentley on His Past at KCRW and Future With ‘Top Gun: Maverick’

Jason Bentley interviewed about his next move upon departing KCRW for Variety: Jason Bentley on His Past at KCRW and Future With Top Gun: Maverick Listen to Jason’s final “Morning Becomes Eclectic” … Continue reading

September 6, 2019 · Leave a comment

Peggy Gou Goes Global

Peggy Gou interviewed for her DJ Kicks compilation for the cover of DJ Times Magazine Summer 2019 Issue Listen to the entire compilation on Spotify.

July 2, 2019 · Leave a comment

Best Breakthrough DJ: Lupe Fuentes

Lupe Fuentes interviewed for the cover of LA Weekly Best of LA Music Issue May 16, 2019: Best Breakthrough DJ: Lupe Fuentes Listen to Lupe’s wealth of music via Spotify.

May 16, 2019 · Leave a comment

Matrix & Futurebound: Mystery Machine

Matrix and Futurebound interviewed for their album, Mystery Machine, for DJ Times Magazine Spring 2019 Issue Matrix & Futurebound: Mystery Machine Listen to the album in full on Spotify.

May 3, 2019 · Leave a comment

Maya Jane Coles @ Sound

Previewed for LA Weekly: Maya Janes Coles at Sound Night Club Listen to Maya’s remix of Hozier’s “Movement.”

April 18, 2019 · Leave a comment

Rene LaVice: Pursuing Perfection

René LaVice interviewed for his album, Far From Perfect, for DJ Times Magazine NAMM Issue 2019  Have a listen to René’s Drum & Bass show on BBC Radio 1.

January 28, 2019 · 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

Best of L.A.: Music — EDM’s Top DJs, Club Nights and Personalities

Write-ups on Most Adaptable DJ: Heidi Lawden, Most Zen DJ and Promoter: Marques Wyatt, Most Involved Camp Counselor: Claude VonStroke, Most Gastronomic Gigs: Mick Cole and Most Resilient Club Night: … Continue reading

June 14, 2018 · 2 Comments

Pasquale Rotella: Peace, Love and Good Vibes

Insomniac Events‘ Pasquale Rotella interviewed for Electric Daisy Carnival 2018 for the cover of LA Weekly May 10, 2018: Pasquale Rotella: Peace, Love and Good Vibes Keep up weekly Pasquale’s radio show Night … Continue reading

May 10, 2018 · Leave a comment

James Zabiela: Fully Balanced

James Zabiela interviewed for the compilation, Balance 029, for DJ Times Magazine March 2018 Issue: James Zabiela: Fully Balanced Take a look at the Mix Guide or Visual Reference James speaks about in … Continue reading

March 7, 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

Nicole Moudaber: New Heights

Nicole Moudaber interviewed for her compilation, MOOD50: The Best of MOOD Mixed & Compiled by Nicole Moudaber, for DJ Times Magazine February 2018 Issue Nicole Moudaber: New Heights Listen to episodes of Nicole’s … Continue reading

February 1, 2018 · Leave a comment

Roni Size @ Respect

Previewed for LA Weekly: Roni Size with Dynamite MC at Respect at Project Club L.A. Have a listen to Size’s set from last time he played at Respect for their 18th … Continue reading

December 7, 2017 · Leave a comment

Nic Fanciulli: Making My Heart

Nic Fanciulli interviewed for the his album, My Heart, for DJ Times Magazine December 2017 Issue: Nic Fanciulli: Making My Heart Listen to My Heart via Nic’s SoundCloud page.

December 7, 2017 · Leave a comment

Kerri Chandler: Intimate Listening

Kerri Chandler interviewed for his contribution to the DJ Kicks series for DJ Times Magazine December 2017 Issue: Kerri Chandler: Intimate Listening Watch Kerri in action live via Mixmag.

December 6, 2017 · 1 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

Maya Jane Coles: Raising The Stakes

Maya Jane Coles interviewed for her album, Take Flight, for the cover of DJ Times Magazine October 2017 Issue: Maya Jane Coles: Raising The Stakes Watch a trailer for Take Flight while you … Continue reading

October 3, 2017 · Leave a comment

Moon Boots: Making First Landing

Pete Dougherty aka Moon Boots interviewed for his debut album, First Landing, for DJ Times Magazine September 2017 Issue: Moon Boots: Making First Landing Watch Moon Boots perform at CRSDD Festival Spring 2017.

September 18, 2017 · 1 Comment

Sunday Sessions Gets DEEP @ Grand Park

Preview for LA Weekly: Sunday Sessions Gets DEEP at Grand Park Listen to an XLR8R podcast courtesy of Marques via his SoundCloud.

September 14, 2017 · Leave a comment

Guy Gerber and DJ Harvey Bring Their Rumors Party Back to Chinatown

Guy Gerber and DJ Harvey interviewed for the second year of Rumors at Gin Ling Way in Chinatown DTLA: Guy Gerber and DJ Harvey Bring Their Rumors Party Back to Chinatown Listen … Continue reading

March 27, 2017 · Leave a comment

Thievery Corporation: On Island Time

Thievery Corporation‘s Eric Hilton and co-producer, Gianmaria Conti, interviewed for their album, The Temple of I & I, for DJ Times Magazine March 2017 issue: Thievery Corporation: On Island Time Have a listen to Eric … Continue reading

March 1, 2017 · 1 Comment

Bass Music Queen Reid Speed Is As Loud And High-Energy As Her Music

Reid Speed interviewed ahead of her gig at Bassrush presents Funktion with Calyx & TeeBee and State of Mind for LA Weekly Bass Music Queen Reid Speed Is As Loud And High-Energy As … Continue reading

February 1, 2017 · Leave a 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

MoodRAW @ Factory 93

Previewed for LA Weekly: Nicole Moudaber Presents MoodRAW With Victor Calderone and Raíz at Factory 93 Listen to Nicole’s MoodRAW New Year’s Eve set live from Brooklyn via her Mixcloud.

January 19, 2017 · 1 Comment

In The Studio With: Dusky’s Outer Limits

Dusky‘s Alfie Granger-Howell and Nick Harriman interviewed for their album, Outer, for DJ Times Magazine December 2016 issue: In The Studio With: Dusky’s Outer Limits Watch the video for “Sort it out Sharon” featuring Wiley.

December 1, 2016 · Leave a comment

Club Life: Growing Up In Dance Music

Leiel Hazut interviewed for Insomniac: Club Life: Growing Up In Dance Music Follow Leiel’s movements via his Instagram.

November 23, 2016 · Leave a comment

Pete Kalamoutsos & Glow: Always Building

Pete Kalamoutsos of Glow, Echostage, Soundcheck, and Moonrise interviewed for the Organizer Spotlight for AGNT: Pete Kalamoutsos & Glow: Always Building Follow Pete on Twitter.

November 7, 2016 · Leave a comment

Born Electric @ Avalon

Previewed for LA Weekly: Born Electric with James Zabiela, Leftfield, and Plastic Love at Avalon Hollywood Listen to a mix from James Zabiela’s 50 Weapons Warehouse Project Promo Mix via his … Continue reading

September 15, 2016 · 1 Comment

In The Studio With Optical D-n-B Legend

https://pictures-of-lily.com/2016/09/01/in-the-studio-with-optical-d-n-b-legend/ Optical interviewed for 20 Years Of Optical for DJ Times Magazine September 2016 Issue: In the Studio With Optical D-n-B Legend Hear tracks from 20 Years Of Optical via Optical’s SoundCloud.

September 1, 2016 · 2 Comments

Maya Jane Coles @ Exchange

Previewed for LA Weekly: Maya Janes Coles at Inception at the Exchange Listen to the Maya Jane Cole remix of Sia’s “Alive.”

June 16, 2016 · 1 Comment

Watch a Mini-Documentary on NYC Female Music Collective Discwoman

News items on Smirnoff Sound Collective‘s mini-documentary on Discwoman for Insomniac.com: Watch A Mini-Documentary On NYC Female Music Collective Discwoman Watch the mini-documentary and other videos on Smirnoff Sound Collective’s YouTube channel.

March 8, 2016 · Leave a comment

Wondering Why You’re Not Getting Booked To DJ?

News items for EDMBiz: Wonder Why You’re Not Getting Booked To DJ?

February 9, 2016 · Leave a comment

The Night I Fell In Love With Dance Music: Mick Cole

Mick and I around the turn of the century Mick Cole interviewed for “The Night I Fell In Love With Dance Music” series on Insomniac.com: The Night I Fell In Love … Continue reading

January 21, 2016 · Leave a comment

Madeon @ Club Nokia

Previewed for LA Weekly: Madeon at Club Nokia Watch the video for the Adventure Live tour.

January 21, 2016 · Leave a comment

Joel Mull Biography

Before there was EDM and its multiplying sub-genres, there was techno. And at its forefront, is Joel Mull. Fueled by a passion that has become increasingly more defined and tangible … Continue reading

January 17, 2016 · Leave a comment

Paradise Garage @ Palladium

Previewed for LA Weekly: A Night At The Paradise Garage at the Hollywood Palladium Listen to a Paradise Garage mix from Joey Llanos and David DePino via MixCloud.

December 17, 2015 · Leave a comment

Wuki And The Breakbeat Revival Are Out Of Control

Kris Barman aka Wuki interviewed for his exclusive 2015 mix for Insomniac.com: Wuki And The Breakbeat Revival Are Out Of Control Listen to Wuki’s sounds via his SoundCloud page.

December 17, 2015 · Leave a comment

Duke Dumont: Deep Impact

Duke Dumont interviewed for his EP, Duke Dumont Presents Blasé Boys Club Part 1, for the cover of DJ Times Magazine‘s December 2015 Issue: Duke Dumont: Deep Impact Watch some of the Duke’s … Continue reading

December 1, 2015 · 1 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

Dub Pistols: On Returning

Dub Pistols‘ Barry Ashworth interviewed for their album, Return Of The Pistoleros, for DJ Times Magazine November 2015 Issue: Dub Pistols: On Returning Listen to a fresh mix from Barry Ashworth via … Continue reading

November 1, 2015 · Leave a comment

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

Nickodemus: A Diverse Decade

Nickodemus interviewed for his compilation, Wonderworld: 10 Years Of Painting Outside The Lines, for DJ Times Magazine June 2015 Issue: Nickodemus: A Diverse Decade Stream The Wonderworld mix via Thump.

June 2, 2015 · Leave a 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

Nina Las Vegas Is All In

Nina Las Vegas interviewed during her North America tour for Insomniac: Nina Las Vegas Is All In Listen to Nina’s sounds via her SoundCloud.

March 27, 2015 · Leave a comment

Dirtyphonics @ Avalon

Previewed for LA Weekly: Dirtyphonics at the Avalon Hollywood Best Concerts To See In LA This Week Watch the video for “Hustle Hard” off their new EP, Write The Future.

February 11, 2015 · Leave a comment

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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 on your … Continue reading →
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  • Pictures of Lily Podcast: Episode 1.12: MK May 20, 2020
    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 →
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  • Pictures of Lily Podcast: Episode 1.11: LA Originals May 6, 2020
    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 →
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