Lily Moayeri

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

Under the Radar’s Top 100 Albums of 2019

For Under the Radar’s Top 100 Albums of 2019 write ups on 12. Bat for Lashes Lost Girls 34. Michael Kiwanuka Kiwanuka 46. Sasami Sasami 49. Hayden Thorpe Diviner 59. Billie Eilish When … Continue reading

December 31, 2019 · 1 Comment

Michael Kiwanuka @ Fonda

Previewed for LA Weekly: Michael Kiwanuka at the Fonda Theatre Watch the official video for “Cold Little Heart.”

May 11, 2017 · Leave a comment

The Best Music of 2016: The Ballots

My top ten albums of 2016 in reverse alphabetical order for The A.V. Club: The Best Music of 2016: The Ballots Links to my 2016 writings about everyone on my list, … Continue reading

December 12, 2016 · 2 Comments

Michael Kiwanuka: Love & Hate (Interscope)

Reviewed for The A.V. Club: Michael Kiwanuka Love & Hate (Interscope) Watch the video for “Black Man In A White World,” shot in my neighborhood.

July 15, 2016 · 1 Comment

Michael Kiwanuka @ Hotel Cafe

Previewed for LA Weekly: Michael Kiwanuka at the Hotel Cafe Watch a full performance of Michael’s at the Lowlands 2013.

January 9, 2014 · Leave a comment

Video Interview With Michael Kiwanuka At The Troubadour

I conducted a video interview with Michael Kiwanuka at the Troubadour on August 14, 2012 when he was touring in support of his album, Home Again. You can’t see me … Continue reading

November 21, 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

Michael Kiwanuka: Home Again (Interscope)

Reviewed for Electronic Musician Magazine: Michael Kiwanuka Home Again (Interscope) Watch Michael perform the title track from the album at Hackney Round Chapel.

August 27, 2012 · 2 Comments

Running Around Los Angeles Week Of August 10, 2012

•Work and tacos with Reid Speed post brand-new car stereo installation on Friday August 10, 2012 (top right). •Duran Duran at the Pacific Amphitheatre at the OC Fair (featuring lots … Continue reading

August 17, 2012 · 2 Comments

July 2012

Dub Pistols Worshipping The Dollar (Sunday Best) One of the few beats-based artists out there that are maintaining their ’90s energy and maintaing their identity while keeping themselves relevant and … Continue reading

July 31, 2012 · 2 Comments

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

Running Around Los Angeles Week Of July 6, 2012

•3rd Street Promenade with Adam FirstMan after a productive day of writing, both song (him) and journalistic (me) on July 6, 2012. •One more visit to Jack ‘n’ Jill’s Beverly … Continue reading

July 13, 2012 · 1 Comment

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  • Pictures of Lily Podcast: Episode 1.8: The Women of Strictly Rhythm March 25, 2020
      In the eighth episode of the Pictures of Lily Podcast, I talk about my experience behind the scenes of interviewing Gladys Pizarro and Bari Gossman, the women behind legendary … Continue reading →
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  • Pictures of Lily Podcast: Episode 1.7: Raphael Saadiq March 11, 2020
    In the seventh episode of the Pictures of Lily Podcast, I talk about my experience behind the scenes of interviewing Raphael Saadiq about his album, Jimmy Lee, for Mix Magazine October 2019 … Continue reading →
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  • Pictures of Lily Podcast: Episode 1.6: Underworld February 26, 2020
    In the sixth episode of the Pictures of Lily Podcast, I talk about my experience behind the scenes of interviewing Underworld‘s Karl Hyde and Rick Smith about their year-long project, DRIFT Series … Continue reading →
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