Lily Moayeri

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

Fontaines D.C.: A Hero’s Death (Partisan Records)

Reviewed for Rock and Roll Globe: Fontaines D.C. A Hero’s Death (Partisan Records) Watch the official video for “Televised Mind.”

August 6, 2020 · Leave a comment

Interviewed on Instagram Live by Scott Dudelson @AllDayVinyl Part 2

Went back for Part 2 of being interviewed by music photographer extraordinaire Scott Dudelson on Instagram Live via his All Day Vinyl account, talking about behind the scenes experiences with Boy George and … Continue reading

June 18, 2020 · Leave a comment

Johnny Marr Finds His Voice

Johnny Marr and James Doviak interviewed for the album Call The Comet for Mix Magazine July 2018 Issue Watch the official video for “Hi Hello.”

July 5, 2018 · 1 Comment

Johnny Marr @ Teragram Ballroom

Previewed for LA Weekly: Johnny Marr at the Teragram Ballroom Watch the official video for “Hi Hello,” one of my favorites off the new album, Call the Comet.

May 31, 2018 · 1 Comment

Film Composer Hans Zimmer Is On A Mission To Make Orchestral Music Cool

Hans Zimmer interviewed for his Hans Zimmer Live concert tour for LA Weekly: Film Composer Hans Zimmer is on a Mission to Make Orchestra Music Cool Watch the trailer for … Continue reading

August 8, 2017 · Leave a comment

The Charlatans: Different Days (BMG)

Reviewed for Under The Radar The Charlatans Different Days (BMG) Watch the video for “Plastic Machinery” featuring Johnny Marr and Pete Salisbury, formerly of the Verve.

May 26, 2017 · Leave a comment

Blondie: Pollinator (BMG)

Reviewed for Under The Radar: Blondie Pollinator (BMG)  Watch the official video for “Fun” via Under The Radar.

May 8, 2017 · Leave a comment

Hans Zimmer @ Microsoft

Previewed for LA Weekly: Hans Zimmer at the Microsoft Theater Keep up with Hans and his team via his site.

April 13, 2017 · 1 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

Bernard Sumner: Chapter And Verse (Thomas Dunne)

Reviewed for Under The Radar Magazine November/December 2015 Issue: Bernard Sumner: Chapter and Verse (Thomas Dunne Books) Watch and hour-long interview with Bernard at his book launch in the UK last year.

November 3, 2015 · Leave a comment

Dynamite & Deadly: The Magic Of Johnny Marr + The Healers

Write-up for Johnny Marr fanzine Dynamic: Dynamite & Deadly: The Magic Of Johnny Marr + The Healers Watch a performance of “Down On The Corner” on the defunct The Late Late Show … Continue reading

April 17, 2015 · Leave a comment

Noel Gallagher: Bigmouth Strikes Again

Noel Gallagher interviewed for his album, Chasing Yesterday, for The A.V. Club: Noel Gallagher On Liza Minnelli And Why Running Is For “Fucking Squares.” Watch a wonderful animated interview between Noel and Matt … Continue reading

April 2, 2015 · 1 Comment

Noel Gallagher: Chasing Yesterday (Sour Mash)

Reviewed for Mix Magazine: Noel Gallagher Chasing Yesterday (Sour Mash Records) Watch the official video for the excellent “Ballad Of The Mighty I” featuring Johnny Marr on guitar.

March 5, 2015 · 1 Comment

Track-by-Track: Johnny Marr on “Playland”

Johnny Marr interviewed for his album, Playland, for Under The Radar: Track-by-Track: Johnny Marr On Playland Full stream of the album made available on Johnny’s YouTube channel.

November 17, 2014 · 2 Comments

Johnny Marr: Playland (Warner Music Group)

Reviewed for Under The Radar Magazine: Johnny Marr Playland (Warner Music Group) Stream the entire album via Stereogum and Spotify.

October 6, 2014 · 1 Comment

Running Around Los Angeles Week of November 1, 2013

•Dirtyphonics at Rob Zombie’s Great American Nightmare at the Fairplex, Pomona on Friday November 1, 2013 (top). •Johnny Marr at the Fonda Theatre on Saturday November 2, 2013 (bottom left). •Diego Garcia … Continue reading

November 8, 2013 · Leave a comment

Running Around Indio and Los Angeles Week Of April 12, 2013

•Day One of the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival: Johnny Marr (<3), Blur (musical highlight of the festival for me), the Stone Roses (why did they all, bar Reni, … Continue reading

April 19, 2013 · 2 Comments

Johnny Marr: The Messenger (Sire/ADA)

Reviewed for Electronic Musician Magazine: Johnny Marr The Messenger (Sire/ADA) Watch an interview with Johnny on the BBC Breakfast with Bill Turnbull and Susanna Reid.

March 20, 2013 · 3 Comments

NAMM 2012

NAMM, National Association Of Music Merchants, been going since 1901 if you can believe that. Every January they have the NAMM Show at the Anaheim Convention Center where you can … Continue reading

January 21, 2012 · 1 Comment

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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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  • Pictures of Lily Podcast: Episode 1.19: The Go-Go’s August 26, 2020
    In the 19th episode of the Pictures of Lily Podcast, I talk about my experiences behind the scenes of interviewing The Go-Go’s about their self-titled Showtime documentary for Los Angeles Magazine. Listen here: Or … Continue reading →
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