Lily Moayeri

Critical snapshots of music, television, art, fashion, literature, and other bits of pop culture. Uncritical snapshots of the world.

Bonobo: Migration (Ninja Tune)

Reviewed for Electronic Musician Magazine February 2017 Issue Bonobo Migration (Ninja Tune) The astronomical success of 2013’s The North Borders brings too much anticipation to Bonobo’s new album, Migration. He returns with … Continue reading

January 25, 2017 · 2 Comments

Five Questions With: Alex Noyer

808 The Movie‘s producer, Alex Noyer, interviewed for Electronic Musician Magazine February 2017 Issue: Five Questions: Alex Noyer Watch the official trailer for 808 The Movie.

January 25, 2017 · Leave a comment

Ulrich Schnauss: No Further Ahead Than Today (Scripted Realities/PIAS)

Reviewed for Electronic Musician Magazine January 2017 issue: Ulrich Schnauss No Further Ahead Than Today (Scripted Realities/PIAS) Schnauss’ synthesizer manipulations give a pad-y twist to the noodly experimentations that define early IDM … Continue reading

January 10, 2017 · Leave a comment

Moby & the Void Pacific Choir: The Systems are Failing (Mute)

Reviewed for Electronic Musician Magazine December 2016 issue: Moby & the Void Pacific Choir These Systems are Failing (Mute) Moby’s musical output is unpredictable. His latest album, These Systems Are Failing … Continue reading

November 17, 2016 · Leave a comment

Boxed In: Melt (Nettwerk)

Reviewed for Electronic Musician Magazine October 2016 Issue: Boxed In Melt (Nettwerk) Oli Bayston’s debut offered a tidy blend of cerebral dance pop and experimental electronic rock, defined further on this follow-up. Starting … Continue reading

September 13, 2016 · 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

Cat’s Eyes: Treasure House (RAF)

Reviewed for Electronic Musician Magazine August 2016 Issue: Cat’s Eyes Treasure House (RAF) Cat’s Eyes, the project of The Horrors’ Faris Badwan and Rachel Zeffira, is an exploration in understated sound. Treasure House revolves around … Continue reading

July 14, 2016 · Leave a comment