Lily Moayeri

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

Concert Review: On Holiday From Queen, Adam Lambert Is Still a Killer

Adam Lambert at El Rey Theatre reviewed for Variety: Concert Review: On Holiday From Queen, Adam Lambert Is Still a Killer Watch some videos from the show via YouTube.

December 22, 2019 · Leave a comment

Charlotte Gainsbourg @ El Rey

Previewed for LA Weekly: Charlotte Gainsbourg at the El Rey Theatre Watch Charlotte’s cover of Kanye West’s “Runaway” here.

April 12, 2019 · Leave a comment

Moon Boots @ El Rey

Previewed for LA Weekly: Moon Boots at the El Rey Theatre Listen to Moon Boots’ set from Holy Ship!

April 12, 2018 · Leave a comment

Wild Beasts @ El Rey

Previewed for LA Weekly: Wild Beasts @ the El Rey Theatre Watch the official video for “Big Cat.”

November 3, 2016 · Leave a comment

Digitalism @ El Rey

Previewed for LA Weekly: Digitalism at the El Rey Theatre Watch the official video for “Utopia.”

June 2, 2016 · Leave a comment

Johnny Marr @ Glasshouse and El Rey

Previewed for LA Weekly: Johnny Marr at the Glasshouse in Pomona and the El Rey Theatre in Los Angeles Watch a playlist of the full album stream for Adrenalin Baby via Johnny’s … Continue reading

March 3, 2016 · Leave a comment

Penguin Prison @ El Rey

Previewed for LA Weekly: Penguin Prison at the El Rey Theatre Listen to a couple of track from the Show Me The Way Remix EP via Penguin Prison’s SoundCloud.

February 4, 2016 · Leave a comment

Digitalism @ El Rey

Previewed for LA Weekly: Digitalism at the El Rey Best Concerts To See In Los Angeles This Week Watch a live performance from Digitalism in Gdansk in 2012.

November 6, 2014 · Leave a comment

Gardens & Villa @ El Rey

Previewed for LA Weekly: Gardens & Villa at the El Rey Theatre Watch the video for “Colony Glen” via Stereogum.

March 6, 2014 · 1 Comment

St. Lucia @ El Rey Theatre

Previewed for LA Weekly: St. Lucia at the El Rey Theatre Watch St. Lucia perform “Elevate” on a Buzzsession at Wild Honey Pie.

February 6, 2014 · Leave a comment

Savages Live At The El Rey Theatre On July 23, 2013

Savages live in Los Angeles reviewed for Boxx Magazine: Savages live in Los Angeles at the El Rey Theatre on July 23, 2013 Watch Savages perform “She Will” from that … Continue reading

July 31, 2013 · 3 Comments

Running Around Los Angeles Week Of July 19, 2013

•White Arrows at Bootleg Theatre on Friday July 19, 2013 (middle). •California Wives at Bootleg Bar on Saturday July 20, 2013 (bottom and left bottom). •Savages at the El Rey Theatre … Continue reading

July 26, 2013 · Leave a comment

Running Around Los Angeles Week Of June 21, 2013

•Sea Wolf at the El Rey Theatre on Friday June 21, 2013 (top). •Neon Neon at the Hollywood Forever Cemetery Masonic Lodge and the Comedy Store with Allyson DeMunda on … Continue reading

June 28, 2013 · Leave a comment

Sea Wolf @ El Rey Theatre

Previewed for the LA Weekly: Sea Wolf at the El Rey Theatre Listen to the whole album.

June 20, 2013 · 1 Comment

Running Around Los Angeles Week Of May 31, 2013

•Sonic Overdrive at the Getty Center (bottom center) and Peace at the Echo (top left) with Jim Tremayne from DJ Times Magazine on Friday May 31, 2013. •White Arrows at … Continue reading

June 7, 2013 · 1 Comment

Rhye @ El Rey Theatre

Previewed for LA Weekly: Rhye at the El Rey Theatre Watch the video for “Open.”

May 9, 2013 · 1 Comment

Bonobo @ El Rey Theatre

Previewed for LA Weekly: Bonobo at the El Rey Theatre (and at the Fonda Theatre) Watch the video for “First Fires.”

May 2, 2013 · 3 Comments

Foals @ El Rey Theatre

Previewed for LA Weekly: Foals at the El Rey Theatre Watch the official video for “Late Night.”

April 11, 2013 · 1 Comment

Lianne La Havas: March 20, 2013 In Los Angeles

Lianne La Havas live in Los Angeles at the El Rey Theatre on March 20, 2013, reviewed for Boxx Magazine: Lianne La Havas: March 20, 2013 In Los Angeles  Watch Lianne … Continue reading

March 27, 2013 · Leave a comment

Running Around Amsterdam And Los Angeles Week Of October 19, 2012

•Hanging out at the Dylan Hotel for Amsterdam Dance Event, dinner with Dave Clarke and company–including the very talented graphic designers responsible for ADE’s sophisticated aesthetic, Maslow, at Japan Inn (where … Continue reading

October 26, 2012 · 2 Comments

Beth Orton @ El Rey Theatre

Previewed for LA Weekly: Beth Orton at the El Rey Theatre Watch the video for “Magpie.”

October 18, 2012 · 1 Comment

Nick Waterhouse @ El Rey Theatre

Previewed for LA Weekly: Nick Waterhouse at the El Rey Theatre Watch Nick play a show at Daryl Hall of Hall and Oates’ house.

October 18, 2012 · Leave a comment

Running Around Los Angeles Week Of October 5, 2012

•Eagle Rock Music Festival on Saturday October 6, 2012. (bottom middle) •Culture Collide Festival Block Party (bottom left) and New Order (top) at the Greek Theatre on Sunday October 7, 2012. … Continue reading

October 12, 2012 · Leave a comment

Running Around Los Angeles Week Of September 21, 2012

•Azure Ray at Largo at the Coronet and Maximo Park at the El Rey Theatre on Friday September 21, 2012. •Tacos Por Favor with Play Me Records crew: Reid Speed, … Continue reading

September 28, 2012 · 1 Comment

Running Around Los Angeles Week Of August 17, 2012

•Sunset Strip Music Festival and Jack Daniels‘ premiere of Jim Marshall’s Rolling Stones 1972 photo book at the Andaz Hotel on Friday August 17, 2012 (bottom left). •The Comedy Store for the … Continue reading

August 24, 2012 · Leave a comment

Peter Hook And The Light Live At The Fonda Music Box September 14, 2011 and At The El Rey Los Angeles September 16, 2011

Peter Hook and the Light Live in Los Angeles at the Fonda Music Box and the El Rey Theatre reviewed for Under The Radar Magazine’s website: Peter Hook and the … Continue reading

October 6, 2011 · 1 Comment

Menomena Live at the El Rey Theatre September 16, 2010

Menomena live in Los Angeles at the El Rey Theatre on September 16, 2010, reviewed for Venus Zine: Menomena Live Menomena rouse late-night revelers in Los Angeles September 16, 2010, at … Continue reading

September 16, 2010 · Leave a comment

The Big Pink and A Place To Bury Strangers Live At The El Rey Theatre

The Big Pink and A Place To Bury Strangers live in Los Angeles at the El Rey Theatre on March 9, 2010, reviewed for Venus Zine: The Big Pink and … Continue reading

March 12, 2010 · 1 Comment

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  • Pictures of Lily Podcast: Episode 1.22: Doves October 7, 2020
    In the 22nd episode of the Pictures of Lily Podcast, I talk about my experience behind the scenes of interviewing Doves‘ Jimi Goodwin for their album, The Universal Want, for Spin. … Continue reading →
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  • Pictures of Lily Podcast: Episode 1.21: Erasure September 23, 2020
    In the 21st episode of the Pictures of Lily Podcast, I talk about my experiences behind the scenes of interviewing Andy Bell and Vince Clarke of Erasure about their 18th album, The … Continue reading →
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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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