Lily Moayeri

music journalist since 1992 | educator since 2004 | podcaster since 2020 | Iranian American since birth

Rob Machete: Keeping D&B Alive in North America

Rob Gonzalez aka Machete interviewed on the occasion of the 23rd anniversary of Los Angeles’ drum ‘n’ bass weekly party, Respect, for Festival Insider: Veteran Tales: Rob Machete Keeping D&B … Continue reading

March 9, 2022 · Leave a comment

Respect Is the Most Committed Drum & Bass Party in North America

Interviewed Machete, Optical, and R.A.W. for the 20th Anniversary of Respect for LA Weekly March 1-7, 2019 Issue: Respect Is The Most Committed Drum & Bass Party In North America Listen to Respect DnB Radio via Mixcloud.

February 28, 2019 · Leave a comment

Wilkinson, Calyx & Teebee, Loadstar @ Exchange

Previewed for LA Weekly: Bassrush + Respect Present Wilkinson, Calyx & Teebee, Loadstar at The Exchange Read my interview with Calyx & TeeBee for their album, 1×1.

January 17, 2019 · Leave a comment

Best of L.A.: Music — EDM’s Top DJs, Club Nights and Personalities

Write-ups on Most Adaptable DJ: Heidi Lawden, Most Zen DJ and Promoter: Marques Wyatt, Most Involved Camp Counselor: Claude VonStroke, Most Gastronomic Gigs: Mick Cole and Most Resilient Club Night: … Continue reading

June 14, 2018 · Leave a comment

Roni Size @ Respect

Previewed for LA Weekly: Roni Size with Dynamite MC at Respect at Project Club L.A. Have a listen to Size’s set from last time he played at Respect for their 18th … Continue reading

December 7, 2017 · Leave a comment

Between A Rock And A Hard Break: D&B’s Survival In The US

Bassrush‘s Tony Merino, Insomniac‘s Forrest Hunt, DC Breaks‘ Chris Page, Camo & Krooked, SubCulture‘s Blake McRitchie, Respect‘s and Circle Talent Agency‘s Rob Machete, and Cybergroove‘s Scott McCusker interviewed for my culture piece on making it as a drum ‘n’ bass creative in North America … Continue reading

March 30, 2017 · Leave a comment

Roni Size @ Respect

Previewed for LA Weekly: Roni Size at Respect 18-year Anniversary at Project LA Watch the trailer for New Forms 2017.

March 2, 2017 · Leave a comment

#TeamBassrush: 2016 Year In Review

My top five most rewindable drum ‘n’ bass moments of 2016 for Bassrush: #TeamBassrush: 2016 Year In Review Links to articles I’ve written about everyone on my list: Optical, Matrix, Delta … Continue reading

December 27, 2016 · Leave a comment

Brookes Brothers @ Respect

Previewed for LA Weekly: Brookes Brothers at Respect Keep up with the Brookes Brothers via their SoundCloud.

November 17, 2016 · Leave a comment

LTJ Bukem @ Respect

Previewed for LA Weekly: LTJ Bukem at Respect at the Dragonfly Listen to a mix from Bukem via Drum & Bass Arena.

July 21, 2016 · Leave a comment

Andy C @ Exchange

Previewed for LA Weekly: Bassrush and Respect Present Andy C at Exchange Listen to Andy C live at Ultra Festival In Miami 2014.

November 20, 2014 · Leave a comment

Ed Rush and Optical @ Respect

Previewed for LA Weekly: Ed Rush and Optical at Respect at the Dragonfly Listen to “Virus Takeover Arcadia” from this year’s Glastonbury Festival via Optical’s SoundCloud.

August 14, 2014 · Leave a comment

Total Science @ Respect

Previewed for LA Weekly: Total Science at Respect Listen to a jungle/old skool/hardcore mix from Total Science via its SoundCloud.

December 4, 2013 · Leave a comment

Goldie @ Respect

Previewed for LA Weekly: Goldie at Respect Listen to some podcasts from Goldie’s Metalheadz via iTunes.

June 27, 2013 · Leave a comment

Running Around Los Angeles Week Of June 14, 2013

•Empire of the Sun at Jimmy Kimmel Live! with Robert Swerdlow on Tuesday June 19, 2013 (top row). •Skype interview with Hooverphonic‘s Noemie Wolfs on Wednesday June 20, 2013 (bottom center). •Campus … Continue reading

June 21, 2013 · 3 Comments

Running Around Los Angeles Week Of March 1, 2013

•Beachwood Cafe opening with Allyson DeMunda and Casey “Schpilkas” Dunmore on Friday March 1, 2013 (top right). •Day with Monday Night Social‘s Mick Cole (background Moonshadows, Mick’s “office”) and Strfkr (top center) with … Continue reading

March 8, 2013 · Leave a comment

Running Around Los Angeles Week Of February 1, 2013

Interview with Andrew and Daniel Aged of inc. (bottom left) at Chico’s Mexican Restaurant in Highland Park for Soma Magazine on Friday February 1, 2013. Dinner with Renee Harrison of Publicity Please … Continue reading

February 8, 2013 · 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 28, 2012

•Earlimart at the Satellite with Jenn Harrison on Friday September 28, 2012.  Rocky Horror Picture Show with former students on Saturday September 29, 2012. •Found: Photographs Of The Rolling Stones photo … Continue reading

October 5, 2012 · 1 Comment

Running Around Los Angeles Week Of July 13, 2012

•V Squared Labs Skype interview with Vello Virkhaus on July 13, 2012 (background V Squared at Ultra Festival). •Moby acoustic and DJ set at KCRW’s Who Shot Rock ‘n’ Roll … Continue reading

July 20, 2012 · Leave a comment

DJ Hype @ House Of Blues

Previewed for LA Weekly: DJ Hype at House Of Blues Watch 20 minutes or so of Hype’s set at the Avalon in Los Angeles in January 2012.

July 19, 2012 · 1 Comment

Running Around Los Angeles Week Of June 15, 2012

•Ball baby’s 5th birthday at Shatto 39 Lanes on June 16, 2012. •David Lynch/Dom Perignon party with the Kills and DJ Diplo, whom I thought looked vaguely familiar, but didn’t … Continue reading

June 22, 2012 · Leave a comment

Running Around Los Angeles Week Of May 25, 2012

•Birthday celebration for the amazing Marie Alise Recasner with talented family and friends on May 25, 2012 (top right, Marie back in the day when she was a soap star, … Continue reading

June 1, 2012 · 1 Comment

Running Around Los Angeles Week Of May 4, 2012

•With Reid Speed, Beastie Boys’ Mike D’s Transmission LA exhibit at Geffen Contemporary at MOCA  (top six photos half by me, half by Reid) unintentionally the week of MCA’s passing, … Continue reading

May 11, 2012 · Leave a comment

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