Lily Moayeri

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

Tokimonsta: Oasis Nocturno (Young Art Records)

Reviewed for The A.V. Club: Tokimonsta Oasis Nocturno (Young Art Records) Listen to Oasis Nocturno.

March 20, 2020 · Leave a comment

Nicolas Godin: Concrete and Glass (Because Music)

Reviewed for The A.V. Club: Nicolas Godin Concrete and Glass (Because Music) Watch the official video for “The Border.”

January 24, 2020 · 2 Comments

Georgia: Seeking Thrills (Domino)

Reviewed for The A.V. Club: Georgia Seeking Thrills (Domino Recording Co) Watch the official video for “24 Hours.”

January 17, 2020 · Leave a comment

Cigarettes After Sex: Cry (Partisan Records)

Reviewed for The A.V. Club: Cigarettes After Sex Cry (Partisan Records) Listen to Cry on Spotify.

October 25, 2019 · Leave a comment

Mini Mansions: A Guy Walks Into A Bar… (Friction)

Reviewed for The A.V. Club: Mini Mansions A Guy Walks Into A Bar… (Friction Records) Watch the official video for “Hey Lover” featuring Alison Mosshart of The Kills.  

July 26, 2019 · Leave a comment

Alexis Taylor: Beautiful Thing (Domino)

Reviewed for The A.V. Club: Alexis Taylor Beautiful Thing (Domino Records) Watch the official video for the title track.

April 20, 2018 · Leave a comment

Foster The People: Sacred Hearts Club (Columbia)

Reviewed for The A.V. Club: Foster The People Sacred Hearts Club (Columbia Records) Watch a behind the scenes video of Foster the People getting ready for their tour.

July 21, 2017 · 1 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

Green Day, Lady Gaga, and more: Here’s what’s coming to record stores this October

Write-ups on Jagwar Ma‘s Every Now and Then and Empire of the Sun‘s Two Vines for The A.V. Club: Green Day, Lady Gaga, and more: Here’s what’s coming to record stores this October … Continue reading

October 3, 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

From Bowie Reissues to Blink-182, Here’s What’s Coming to Record Stores and Streaming Services in July

Write up on Bright Light Bright Light‘s album, Choreography, for The A.V. Club: From Bowie Reissues to Blink-182, Here’s What’s Coming to Record Stores and Streaming Services in July Watch a performance of “All … Continue reading

June 29, 2016 · Leave a comment

From Paul Simon to Tegan And Sara, Here’s What’s Coming to Record Stores and Streaming Services in June

Write-up on Air‘s anthology, Twentyears, for The A.V. Club: From Paul Simon to Tegan And Sara, Here’s What’s Coming to Record Stores and Streaming Services in June Listen to “High Point,” a … Continue reading

May 27, 2016 · 1 Comment

Bob Dylan Meet Ariana Grande: Here’s What’s Coming To Record Stores In May

Write-up on Richard Ashcroft‘s album, These People, for The A.V. Club: Bob Dylan meet Ariana Grande: Here’s what’s coming to record stores in May Watch the official video for “This Is How It … Continue reading

April 29, 2016 · 1 Comment

Panic! At The Disco: Death Of A Bachelor (Fueled By Ramen)

Reviewed for The A.V. Club: Panic! At The Disco Death Of A Bachelor (Fueled By Ramen) Listen to a bunch of songs from the album via Panic!’s SoundCloud.

January 15, 2016 · Leave a comment

Disclosure: Caracal (UMG)

Reviewed for The A.V. Club: Disclosure Caracal (Universal Music Group) Listen to a mini-mix of Caracal via Disclosure’s YouTube channel.

September 25, 2015 · 1 Comment

The Vaccines: English Graffiti (Columbia)

Reviewed for The A.V. Club: The Vaccines English Graffiti (Columbia Records) Watch the official video for “Dream Lover.”

May 26, 2015 · 1 Comment

17 More Songs That Sound As Much (Or More) Alike Than Sam Smith’s “Stay With Me” And Tom Petty’s “I Won’t Back Down” (Part 2 Of 2)

Write-ups on One Direction vs The Who and The Police vs Rihanna for The A.V. Club: 17 More Songs That Sound As Much (Or More) Alike Than Sam Smith’s “Stay … Continue reading

February 7, 2015 · Leave a comment

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  • Pictures of Lily Podcast: Episode 1.15: Badly Drawn Boy July 1, 2020
    In the 15th episode of the Pictures of Lily Podcast, I talk about my experiences behind the scenes of interviewing Damon Gough aka Badly Drawn Boy over the course of … Continue reading →
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  • Pictures of Lily Podcast: Episode 1.14: The Music of Killing Eve June 17, 2020
    In the 14th episode of the Pictures of Lily Podcast, I talk about my experience behind the scenes of interviewing Unloved‘s David Holmes and Faber Music‘s Catherine Grieves about the … Continue reading →
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  • Pictures of Lily Podcast: Episode 1.13: Moby June 3, 2020
    In the 13th episode of the Pictures of Lily Podcast, I talk about my experience behind the scenes of interviewing Moby about his album, All Visible Objects, for Variety. Listen here: Or … Continue reading →
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