Lily Moayeri

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

Alice Russell: British Soul Singer And So Much More

Alice Russell interviewed for her album, To Dust, for Boxx Magazine: Alice Russell: British Soul Singer And So Much More Watch the official video for “Heartbreaker” featuring Harry Shearer–hilarious.

June 18, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Twitterview: Black Moth Super Rainbow

Black Moth Super Rainbow‘s Thomas Fec AKA Tobacco interviewed via Twitter for the album, Cobra Juicy, for Under The Radar: The Twitterview: Black Moth Super Rainbow Check out some of Tobacco’s … Continue reading

May 29, 2013 · 1 Comment

Kendra Morris: Deconstructed

Kendra Morris interviewed for her album, Mockingbird, for Soma Magazine May/June 2013: Kendra Morris: Deconstructed Listen to Kendra’s version of Metallica’s “Ride The Lightening” via Wax Poetics’ Soundcloud.

May 20, 2013 · 1 Comment

Male Boxx: Andrew Wyatt

Miike Snow‘s Andrew Wyatt interviewed for his solo album Descender for Boxx Magazine: Male Boxx: Andrew Wyatt Watch The Making Of Descender documentary.

May 1, 2013 · Leave a comment

Black Rebel Motorcycle Club: Natural Disasters

Black Rebel Motorcycle Club‘s Robert Levon Been interviewed for their album, Specter At The Feast for Under The Radar: Black Rebel Motorcycle Club: Natural Disasters Watch Part Two of a six-part … Continue reading

April 8, 2013 · 5 Comments

On the Line With Black Rebel Motorcycle Club’s Leah Shapiro

Black Rebel Motorcycle Club‘s Leah Shapiro interviewed for their album, Specter At The Feast for Boxx Magazine: On the Line With Black Rebel Motorcycle Club’s Leah Shapiro Watch Part One of … Continue reading

March 22, 2013 · 1 Comment

inc.: no world

inc. interviewed for their album no world for Soma Magazine March/April 2013: inc.: no world Listen to some music from inc. on their 4AD artist page.

March 15, 2013 · 1 Comment

Fitz And The Tantrums: Moving Beyond The Bedroom-Studio School Of Recording

Fitz and the Tantrums’ Michael Fitzpatrick interviewed for their album More Than Just A Dream for Electronic Musician Magazine: Fitz And The Tantrums: Moving Beyond The Bedroom-Studio School Of Recording Watch the … Continue reading

March 6, 2013 · 1 Comment

Male Boxx: Mark Robert Fuller Of Gold Fields

Gold Fields’ Mark Robert Fuller interviewed for their album Black Sun for Boxx Magazine: Male Boxx: Mark Robert Fuller Of Gold Fields Watch Gold Fields perform my favorite song from the album, … Continue reading

March 5, 2013 · 2 Comments

Lindstrom: Dinner Is Served

Hans-Peter Lindstrom interviewed for his album, Smalhans, for Under The Radar: Lindstrom: Dinner Is Served Listen to Lindstrom’s remix of Lana Del Rey’s “Blue Velvet” via FACT.

February 8, 2013 · 1 Comment

Dominic Monaghan: Wild Thing, I Think I Love You

Dominic Monaghan interviewed for his new show, Wild Things With Dominic Monaghan, on BBC America for Under The Radar: Dominic Monaghan: Wild Thing, I Think I Love You Watch a bonus … Continue reading

January 22, 2013 · 2 Comments

Rising and Falling: Layo and Bushwacka

Layo and Bushwacka interviewed for their album, Rising and Falling for DJ Times Magazine: Rising and Falling: Layo and Bushwacka Check out some of Layo and Bushwacka’s sounds on their Soundcloud page.

December 2, 2012 · 1 Comment

A Place To Bury Strangers: Feel The Noise

A Place To Bury Strangers’ Oliver Ackerman interviewed for the album Worship for Under The Radar: A Place To Bury Strangers: Feel The Noise Watch the video for “And I’m Up.”

November 28, 2012 · 2 Comments

Astro: Songs About Animals And The Gods, From Chile

Astro’s Andres Nusser interviewed for their debut self-titled album for LA Weekly‘s blog West Coast Sound: Astro: Songs About Animals And The Gods, From Chile Watch the video for “Colombo” … Continue reading

November 27, 2012 · 1 Comment

Dermablend The Blemishes Away

Feature on Dermablend for Soma Magazine: Dermablend The Blemishes Away Watch the “Zombie Boy” video featuring Dermablend’s make up and make up remover.

November 8, 2012 · Leave a comment

The Raveonettes: The Holy Grail Of Vintage Sounds Found In A Laptop

The Raveonettes’ Sune Rose Wagner interviewed for their album, Observator, for Electronic Musician Magazine: The Raveonettes: The Holy Grail Of Vintage Sounds Found In A Laptop Listen to the whole album via … Continue reading

November 7, 2012 · 2 Comments

Erol Alkan: Bugged Out/Bugged In

Erol Alkan interviewed for Another Bugged Out Mix/Another Bugged In Selection for DJ Times Magazine: Erol Alkan: Bugged Out/Bugged In Preview Another Bugged In Selection.

October 9, 2012 · 2 Comments

The Technology Of Smarter Train Travel

For Intel’s site IQ: The Technology Of Smarter Train Travel Watch a classic old trailer for Agatha Christie’s Murder On The Orient Express.

October 6, 2012 · Leave a comment

Plan B: Changing The World, One Film At A Time

Plan B’s Ben Drew interviewed for his album and film, ill Manors, for Planet: Plan B: Changing The World One Film At A Time Download the New Machine remix of “Lost … Continue reading

October 2, 2012 · 2 Comments

Sea Wolf

Alex Brown Church of Sea Wolf interviewed for his album Old World Romance for Soma Magazine‘s Fall Fashion Issue September/October 2012: Sea Wolf Watch a live rehearsal of the track “Old … Continue reading

September 29, 2012 · 2 Comments

The Udacity Of Hope: The Future Of Online Education

For Intel’s site IQ: The Udacity Of Hope: The Future Of Online Education Check out Udacity, edX, Udemy, and Rebecca OGrady-Marshall‘s eLearn Hub.

September 26, 2012 · Leave a comment

Changing Rooms: Digital Dressing Rooms Fashion A Fitting Future

For Intel’s site IQ: Changing Rooms: Digital Dressing Rooms Fashion A Fitting Future Check out Me-Ality, Styku, and Magic Mirror.

September 24, 2012 · Leave a comment

Exclusive: Mexican Institute Of Sound’s “Es-Toy” Video Premiere

Post for LA Weekly‘s blog West Coast Sound: Exclusive: Mexican Institute Of Sound’s “Es-Toy” Video Premiere Watch the video for “Mexico” from the album Politico, the Mexicans seem a lot more concerned … Continue reading

September 18, 2012 · 1 Comment

E-conomics Of Education: Free Collaborative Tools Hit The Cloud

For Intel’s site IQ: E-conomics Of Education: Free Collaborative Tools Hit The Cloud Check out Edmodo, Dropbox, Screencast-O-Matic, Screenr, and Join.me for yourself.

August 29, 2012 · Leave a comment

Idjut Boys: Goodbye, Kick Drum

Idjut Boys interviewed for their first ever artist album, Cellar Door, for DJ Times Magazine: Idjut Boys: Goodbye, Kick Drum Listen to “One For Kenny” from Cellar Door written for the late Kenny … Continue reading

August 11, 2012 · 1 Comment

Technology x Electronic Music = The New Visualist – Welcome To V Squared Labs

Vello Virkhaus interviewed for Magnetic for V Squared Labs: Technology x Electronic Music = The New Visualist – Welcome To V Squared Labs

August 1, 2012 · Leave a comment

Michael Kiwanuka Home Again

Michael Kiwanuka interviewed for Planet for his album, Home Again: Michael Kiwanuka Home Again Get a full taste of Michael on his Soundcloud page.

July 18, 2012 · 3 Comments

Insider Interview: Digitalism

Jens “Jence” Moelle of Digitalism interviewed for SoundCtrl for their DJ Kicks mix: Insider Interview With German Electro House Duo Digitalism Download “A New Drug” from Digitalism, exclusive to this DJ Kicks mix.

July 11, 2012 · 1 Comment

Jazzanova–They’ve Got The Live Thing Down

Jazzanova’s Jurgen von Knoblauch interviewed for Magnetic for their album, Funkhaus Studio Sessions: Jazzanova–They’ve Got The Live Thing Down Watch the in-studio live performance of “I Human”.

June 26, 2012 · 2 Comments

TILT Q&A

Q&A with the TILT boys: Mick Park, Nic Britton, and Alex Brown in anticipation of their residency, Rez, and their upcoming full-length album. Lily Moayeri: What makes the present time … Continue reading

May 23, 2012 · Leave a comment

Photek: Hollywood Swingin’

Photek interviewed for his DJ Kicks compilation for DJ Times Magazine: Photek: Hollywood Swingin’ Check out what Photek has been listening to at the time of press on his Beatport chart.

May 1, 2012 · 1 Comment

Intergalactic DJ Food

DJ Food‘s Strictly Kev interviewed for his album, The Search Engine, for DJ Times Magazine: Intergalactic DJ Food Listen to “The Electric Images (In My Mind Never Die)” from DJ Food and … Continue reading

May 1, 2012 · 1 Comment

Quakers

Quakers’ Katalyst interviewed for their self-titled album for Planet: Quakers Check out a couple of the tracks on the Quakers’ Soundcloud page.

April 3, 2012 · Leave a comment

Diplo’s Book Is More Than Just An Eye-Catching Coffee Table Ornament

Photographer Shane McCauley interviewed for his and Diplo’s Book 128 Beats Per Minute for Magnetic: Diplo’s Book Is More Than Just An Eye-Catching Coffee Table Ornament Click through some cloudcasts from … Continue reading

March 23, 2012 · 5 Comments

The Duke Spirit Deliver A Knockout

The Duke Spirit‘s Liela Moss interviewed for the physical release of their album, Bruiser, for China Shop: The Duke Spirit Deliver A Knockout Watch the video for “Northbound.”

March 9, 2012 · 2 Comments

Fort Knox Five: How To Build Your Career And Make Your Destiny

Fort Knox Five interviewed for Magnetic: Fort Knox Five: How To Build Your Career And Make Your Destiny Click through Fort Knox Five’s chock-full Mixcloud page.

February 23, 2012 · Leave a comment

In The Studio With DJ Cam

DJ Cam interviewed for his album, Seven, for DJ Times Magazine: DJ Cam: Seven Click through DJ Cam’s Soundcloud page.

February 1, 2012 · Leave a comment

Theophilus London: This Year’s Model

Theophilus London interviewed for his album, Timez Are Weird These Days, for Planet: Theophilus London: This Year’s Model

September 16, 2011 · 1 Comment

Soul Clap: Deep DJ Duo

Soul Clap interviewed for their DJ Kicks compilation with Wolf + Lamb for DJ Times Magazine: Soul Clap: Deep DJ Duo

September 1, 2011 · Leave a comment

Michael B. Jordan: What’s In A Name?

Michael B. Jordan interviewed for the series finale of Friday Night Lights for Under The Radar Magazine’s website: Michael B. Jordan: What’s In A Name?

July 8, 2011 · Leave a comment

Memphis: Q&A With Torquil Campbell

Memphis’ Torquil Campbell interviewed for their album, Here Comes A City, for Planet: Memphis: Q&A With Torquil Campbell

July 7, 2011 · Leave a comment

The Duke Spirit: Acceleration

The Duke Spirit‘s Liela Moss interviewed for the digital release of their album, Bruiser, for Under The Radar Magazine’s website: Duke Spirit: Acceleration

May 18, 2011 · 1 Comment

Holy Ghost!: Modern Day Yacht Rockers

Alex Frankel and Nick Millhiser have voices that match the personas of their project, Holy Ghost!. The frontperson and the visual focus for the two, Frankel has a hurried, almost … Continue reading

April 19, 2011 · 2 Comments

Reid Speed Says, “Play Me”

Reid Speed interviewed for her Play Me and Play Me Too Records’ compilation, Play Me Too Presents The New Blood Of Dubstep, for DJ Times Magazine: Reid Speed Says, “Play Me” and … Continue reading

April 1, 2011 · 3 Comments

Underworld: In Flux

Underworld Q&A for their album, Barking, featured on Under The Radar Magazine’s website: Underworld: In Flux

December 14, 2010 · 1 Comment

Lauren Voiers Finds Peace & Harmony Through John Lennon And The Beatles

Lauren Voiers interviewed for her installment for the Global Peace Initiative: Peace & Harmony for Venus Zine: Lauren Voiers: Peace & Harmony Lauren Voiers finds Peace & Harmony through John Lennon and … Continue reading

October 8, 2010 · Leave a comment

Junip: On Sparse Textures

Interview with Junip’s Jose Gonzalez for their debut album, Fields, for EQ Magazine: Junip: On Sparse Textures

October 1, 2010 · 3 Comments

Midnight Juggernauts: Mysterious Forces

  Midnight Juggernauts‘ Andrew Szekeres interviewed for their album The Crystal Axis for Electronic Musician Magazine: Midnight Juggernauts: Mysterious Forces

September 21, 2010 · 1 Comment

Mystery Jets: Textural Tricks

Mystery Jets interviewed for their album, Serotonin, for EQ Magazine. I made a flip book (of sorts) using Flipsnack, which you can access here. If you’d like to digitally flip through that … Continue reading

September 1, 2010 · 1 Comment

Ready, Set, Glow: Donavon Frankenreiter

My interview with Donavon Frankenreiter for his album, Glow, for Modern Luxury Hawai’i. I made a flip book of the pages using FlipSnack, which you can access here (be patient with the … Continue reading

September 1, 2010 · Leave a comment

Jammer: Governing Grime

Jammer interviewed for his album, Jahmanji, for Planet: Jammer: Governing Grime

August 16, 2010 · Leave a comment

Booka Shade: Plug-In Experiments

Booka Shade interviewed for their album, More!, for EQ Magazine: I made a flip book (of sorts) using Flipsnack, which you can access here. If you’d like to digitally flip through that … Continue reading

August 1, 2010 · Leave a comment

Midnight Juggernauts

Midnight Juggernauts‘ Vincent Vendetta interviewed for their album, The Crystal Axis, for Soma Magazine: Midnight Juggernauts

July 1, 2010 · 1 Comment

Angela McCluskey: In A Ring Of Fire

Angela McCluskey interviewed for her album, You Could Start A Fire In An Empty House, for Planet: Angela McCluskey: In A Ring Of Fire

June 7, 2010 · 5 Comments

Massive Attack: Friends or Foes?

Massive Attack interviewed for their album, Heligoland, for Planet: Massive Attack: Friends or Foes?

May 3, 2010 · 2 Comments

Quadron

Quadron interviewed for their self-titled album for Venice Magazine: View this Quadron article from the original magazine as a digital flipbook courtesy of Flipsnack. Listening to Quadron’s Coco O.’s vocals, one pictures a lithe, … Continue reading

May 1, 2010 · Leave a comment

Kitty, Daisy & Lewis: Live At The Echo

Write-up on Kitty, Daisy & Lewis for Planet: Kitty, Daisy & Lewis: Live At The Echo

July 15, 2009 · 1 Comment

Zee Avi: Phenomenon Grounded

Zee Avi interviewed for her self-titled debut album for Planet: Zee Avi: Phenomenon Grounded

June 9, 2009 · 1 Comment

A Camp: New Colonialism

A Camp’s Nina Persson interviewed for their album, Colonia, for Venus Zine Magazine Issue 39: A Camp: New Colonialism New Colonialism Nina Persson sparks another Harlem Renaissance By Lily Moayeri … Continue reading

March 1, 2009 · Leave a comment

The Kooks: Fuzzy Logic

My interview with The Kooks and engineer Todd Burke for their album, Konk, for EQ Magazine. I made a flip book of the pages using FlipSnack, which you can access here (be … Continue reading

September 1, 2008 · Leave a comment

Inside Neon Neon Random Rhythms

Neon Neon’s Bryan Hollon interviewed for their album, Stainless Style, for EQ Magazine.

April 2, 2008 · 1 Comment

The Raveonettes: Lusty Third Album

The Raveonettes’ Sharin Foo interviewed for the duo’s album, Lust Lust Lust, for Venus Zine: The Raveonettes: Lusty Third Album photo by Soren Solkaer Starbird The Raveonettes Frontwoman Sharin Foo invites … Continue reading

February 25, 2008 · 1 Comment

Miki Amano: Unseen Strength

Miki Amano interviewed for Venus Zine: Miki Amano: Unseen Strength Miki Amano This Japanese-born, Big Apple-schooled illustrator draws on the unseen strength of women By Lily Moayeri Published: October 26th, 2007 … Continue reading

October 27, 2007 · Leave a comment

DJ Rekha: Basement Bhangra

DJ Rekha interviewed for her album, DJ Rekha Presents Basement Bhangra, for Venus Zine: DJ Rekha: Basement Bhangra DJ Rekha With a cache of new Bhangra beats in her repertoire, … Continue reading

October 26, 2007 · Leave a comment

)EIB(: Just Call Them Bad Company

DJ Fresh of )EIB( interviewed for their album, Shot Down On Safari/Best Of The Bad for Grooveradio.com: )EIB(: Just Call Them Bad Company Have a listen to “The Nine”–which stands the test … Continue reading

January 17, 2003 · Leave a comment

Kool Keith Revives Dr. Octagon

Kool Keith interviewed for Dr. Octagon news item for Rollingstone.com: Kool Keith Revives Dr. Octagon

July 23, 2002 · Leave a comment

Coldplay More Upbeat on New CD

Coldplay’s Guy Berryman interviewed for Coldplay news item for Rollingstone.com: Coldplay More Upbeat on New CD

April 10, 2002 · 1 Comment

Two Lone Swordsmen: On A Dub Mission

Two Lone Swordsmen‘s Andrew Weatherall interviewed for their album, Stay Down, for DJ Times Magazine: Two Lone Swordsmen: On A Dub Mission

January 1, 2000 · 3 Comments

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