Lily Moayeri

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

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

Dillinja @ Xcellerated

Previewed for LA Weekly: Xcellerated Presents Dillinja, Bass Brothers//Mad Ting!! Presents Hatcha, Youngsta at Catch One  Listen to our favorite Dillinja tune, “Twist ‘Em Out” via his Spotify.

April 25, 2019 · Leave a comment

Respect Is the Most Committed Drum & Bass Party in North America

Interviewed Machete, Optical, and R.A.W. for the 20th Anniversary of Respect for LA Weekly March 1-7, 2019 Issue: Respect Is The Most Committed Drum & Bass Party In North America Listen to Respect DnB Radio via Mixcloud.

February 28, 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

Wilkinson, Calyx & Teebee, Loadstar @ Exchange

Previewed for LA Weekly: Bassrush + Respect Present Wilkinson, Calyx & Teebee, Loadstar at The Exchange Read my interview with Calyx & TeeBee for their album, 1×1.

January 17, 2019 · 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

Xcellerated Celebrates Five-Year Anniversary

Jeremy Fitzgerald aka DJ Construct interviewed for the five-year anniversary of his drum ‘n’ bass party, Xcellerated, for LA Weekly: Xcellerated Celebrates Five Year Anniversary Check out the Spotify playlist featuring all five of … Continue reading

July 26, 2018 · Leave a comment

Most Promising Fresh Festival Face Soothslayer Is All About the Interaction

Soothslayer aka Caroline Miller interviewed for the cover of LA Weekly Best of LA Music Issue June 14, 2018 Most Promising Fresh Festival Face Soothslayer Is All About The Interaction Listen to Soothslayer via … Continue reading

June 14, 2018 · Leave a comment

Mefjus: Bar-Faced Bass

Mefjus interviewed for his album, Manifest, for DJ Mag USA June 2018 Issue: Bar-Faced Bass Listen to Mefjus’ Manifest promo mix for YourEDM via his SoundCloud.

June 4, 2018 · Leave a comment

Hype B2B Hazard @ Belasco

Previewed for LA Weekly Hype B2B Hazard at the Belasco Theater Watch Hype and Hazard at the Let it Roll Festival December 2017.

May 24, 2018 · Leave a comment

Submorphics: Making Detroit Haze

Submorphics interviewed for his Detroit Haze EP for DJ Times Magazine January 2018 Issue: Submorphics: Making Detroit Haze Watch the official video for “Whatchudo” via The North Quarter’s YouTube channel.

January 3, 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

Andy C. @ Funktion @ Exchange LA

Previewed for LA Weekly: Andy C. at Bassrush DTLA Presents Funktion at the Exchange LA Listen to an hour of Andy C. recorded live at Alexandra Palace featured on Apple Beats … Continue reading

November 16, 2017 · Leave a comment

DC Breaks: A Different Breed

DC Breaks‘ Chris Page and Dan Havers interviewed for their album, A Different Breed, for DJ Times Magazine July 2017 Issue: DC Breaks: A Different Breed Check out A Different Breed via your platform of choice.

July 24, 2017 · Leave a comment

Friction @ Funktion

Previewed for LA Weekly: Friction, Metrik, and Nightstalker at Funktion at Belasco Basement Check out episodes from Friction’s show on BBC Radio 1.

May 4, 2017 · Leave a comment

Lenzman: Liquid D-n-B

Lenzman interviewed for his Earth Tones EP for DJ Times Magazine April 2017 Issue: Lenzman: Liquid D-n-B Listen to previews of all the tracks from the entire Earth Tones EP via his label, The North Quarter’s SoundCloud.

April 4, 2017 · Leave a comment

Between A Rock And A Hard Break: D&B’s Survival In The US

Bassrush‘s Tony Merino, Insomniac‘s Forrest Hunt, DC Breaks‘ Chris Page, Camo & Krooked, SubCulture‘s Blake McRitchie, Respect‘s and Circle Talent Agency‘s Rob Machete, and Cybergroove‘s Scott McCusker interviewed for my culture piece on making it as a drum ‘n’ bass creative in North America … Continue reading

March 30, 2017 · 1 Comment

Roni Size @ Respect

Previewed for LA Weekly: Roni Size at Respect 18-year Anniversary at Project LA Watch the trailer for New Forms 2017.

March 2, 2017 · 1 Comment

Face-Off: Calyx & TeeBee VS State of Mind

Calyx & TeeBee and State of Mind refereed for Bassrush ahead of their Funktion show: Face-Off: Calyx & TeeBee vs. State of Mind Listen to Calyx & TeeBee’s Essential Mix via their SoundCloud. Listen … Continue reading

January 30, 2017 · 1 Comment

Phace Unleashes the Funk on Nasty Neuro Number “Connected”

Phace interviewed for the premiere of “Connected” from his Plastic Acid EP on Blackout Music for Insomniac: Phace Unleashes the Funk on Nasty Neuro Number “Connected” Listen to “Connected” via Phace’s SoundCloud.

January 4, 2017 · 1 Comment

#TeamBassrush: 2016 Year In Review

My top five most rewindable drum ‘n’ bass moments of 2016 for Bassrush: #TeamBassrush: 2016 Year In Review Links to articles I’ve written about everyone on my list: Optical, Matrix, Delta … Continue reading

December 27, 2016 · 1 Comment

Track of the Day: Flaco Melts Bachelors of Science’s “Don’t Hold Back” Into Liquid Fire

Write up on Track of the Day for Insomniac: Track of the Day: Flaco Melts Bachelors of Science’s “Don’t Hold Back” Into Liquid Fire Listen to the remix via Insomniac Events … Continue reading

November 11, 2016 · Leave a comment

Head to Head: Kasra vs Mefjus

Kasra and Mefjus interviewed for Insomniac‘s Head to Head series: Head to Head: Kasra v. Mefjus Watch the teaser video for Mefjus and Emperor’s Hello World 2 EP on Kasra’s Critical Music.

November 4, 2016 · 2 Comments

Noisia: Outer Edges

Noisia‘s Nik Roos interviewed for their album, Outer Edges, for DJ Times Magazine October 2016 Issue: Noisia: Outer Edges Listen to the full album via Noisia’s SoundCloud.  

October 3, 2016 · Leave a 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

Lenzman: The North Remembers

Interview with Lenzman about the launch of his label, The North Quarter, for Bassrush: Lenzman: The North Remembers Watch the official video for Children of the Zeus featuring DRS “Still Standing.”

August 31, 2016 · 1 Comment

Netsky Aims Higher

Netsky‘s Boris Daenen interviewed for his album, 3, for DJ Times Magazine August 2016 Issue: Netsky Aims Higher Listen to 3 in its entirety via Netsky’s SoundCloud.

August 1, 2016 · Leave a comment

LTJ Bukem @ Respect

Previewed for LA Weekly: LTJ Bukem at Respect at the Dragonfly Listen to a mix from Bukem via Drum & Bass Arena.

July 21, 2016 · Leave a comment

Calyx & TeeBee: Creating 1×1

Calyx & TeeBee interviewed for their album, 1×1, for DJ Times Magazine July 2016 Issue: Calyx & TeeBee: Creating 1×1 Listen to a cross section of Calyx & TeeBee productions via their SoundCloud.

July 1, 2016 · 3 Comments

Bassrush Presents Funktion @ Regent

Previewed for LA Weekly: Viper: Live and Bad Company UK @ Regent Theater Listen to the official EDC Las Vegas 2016 bassPOD Soundtrack via Bassrush. Alternatively, listen to Matrix and Futurebound’s … Continue reading

June 23, 2016 · 2 Comments

Turf Wars: Overcoming the Elitism of Early UK Drum & Bass

TeeBee, DJ Marky, Gridlok, UFO!, and Optical interviewed for my culture piece on breaking the UK barriers in drum ‘n’ bass for Bassrush: Turf Wars: Overcoming the Elitism of Early UK Drum … Continue reading

May 31, 2016 · Leave a comment

Delta Heavy: Creating Paradise Lost

Delta Heavy‘s Ben Hall interviewed for their debut album, Paradise Lost, for DJ Times Magazine May 2016 Issue: Delta Heavy: Creating Paradise Lost Listen to the whole album via Delta Heavy’s SoundCloud.

May 2, 2016 · 1 Comment

The Death And Resurrection Of BCUK

)EIB( aka Bad Company UK interviewed about their reformation and their place in US drum ‘n’ bass for Bassrush: The Death and Resurrection of BCUK Keep up with BCUK’s movements and … Continue reading

March 31, 2016 · 1 Comment

Funktion @ Regent Theater

Previewed for LA Weekly: Calyx & TeeBee, Culture Shock, Mefjus, Prolix at Funktion at Bassrush at Regent Theater Listen to Calyx & TeeBee’s mix for UMF Radio via their SoundCloud.

March 24, 2016 · 4 Comments

Hospitality @ Avalon

Previewed for LA Weekly: Hospitality at Control at Avalon Listen to clips from The Future Sound Of America EP on Hospital Records’ site

March 10, 2016 · Leave a comment

Drum ‘n’ Bass Producers Make Their Mark On The Entertainment Industry

Sonic, Adam F, Baron, Hive, DJ Fresh, and Nik Roos of Noisia interviewed for my culture piece on drum ‘n’ bass producers making their mark on the entertainment industry for Bassrush: Drum ‘n’ Bass Producers Make … Continue reading

February 29, 2016 · 1 Comment

Roni Size, DJ Krust And The Full Cycle Reboot

Roni Size and DJ Krust interviewed for the re-launch of their label, Full Cycle Recordings, for Insomniac.com: Roni Size, DJ Krust And The Full Cycle Reboot Listen to Full Cycle Live from 2001 via YouTube.

February 3, 2016 · Leave a comment

The Upbeats On The Drum ‘n’ Bass Noise War, Incest And History

The Upbeats‘ Jeremy Glenn and Dylan Jones interviewed while on the Bassrush Virus No Cure LP tour with Ed Rush and Optical for Insomniac.com: The Upbeats On The Drum ‘n’ Bass Noise War, … Continue reading

November 3, 2015 · Leave a comment

FuntCase Is Like A Crazy Comic Book Character

FuntCase interviewed while on the Bassrush Virus No Cure LP tour with Ed Rush and Optical for Insomniac.com: FuntCase Is Like A Crazy Comic Book Character Listen to some FuntCase sounds via … Continue reading

November 2, 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

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

Knowledge Is Power: Why More Producers Are Sharing Their Secrets

Optical, Ed Rush, TC, and Digital Labz interviewed for my production culture piece for Bassrush: Knowledge Is Power: Why More Producers Are Sharing Their Secrets Watch a two-minute snapshot of … Continue reading

October 1, 2015 · 4 Comments

Andy C: Pioneering D-N-B

Andy C interviewed for RAM Drum & Bass USA Volumes 1, 2, and 3 for DJ Times Magazine October 2014 Issue: Andy C: Pioneering D-N-B Listen to a mini-mix from Volume I courtesy … Continue reading

October 1, 2014 · Leave a comment

Ed Rush and Optical @ Respect

Previewed for LA Weekly: Ed Rush and Optical at Respect at the Dragonfly Listen to “Virus Takeover Arcadia” from this year’s Glastonbury Festival via Optical’s SoundCloud.

August 14, 2014 · Leave a comment

Adam F: The Piecemaker

Adam F and DJ Craze interviewed for the album Kaos: Drum and Bass Warfare for Remix Magazine March 2003 issue: Adam F: The Piecemaker

March 1, 2003 · 1 Comment

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    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 humorous … Continue reading →
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