Lily Moayeri

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

Back to Life Season Two (Showtime)

Reviewed for Under the Radar: Back to Life Season Two (Showtime) Watch the official trailer for Season Two of Back to Life. Read my review of Season One of Back to Life.

September 7, 2021 · Leave a comment

Bitchin’: The Sound and Fury of Rick James

The Rick James Showtime documentary reviewed for Under the Radar Magazine: Bitchin’: The Sound and Fury of Rick James Watch the official trailer for Bitchin’.

September 3, 2021 · Leave a comment

The Avalanches on “We Will Always Love You”

The Avalanches Robbie Chater and Tony Di Blasi interviewed for their album, We Will Always Love You, for Under the Radar Magazine Issue 68 The Protest Issue: The Avalanches on … Continue reading

August 9, 2021 · Leave a comment

Guest on the Under The Radar Podcast Episode “The Stories We Tell” With Celine Teo-Blockey

I was the guest on the Under the Radar Podcast mini-episode, “The Stories We Tell” with producer and host Celine Teo-Blockey where, in connection with the Lucy Dacus episode, we … Continue reading

July 29, 2021 · Leave a comment

Ted Lasso Season Two (Apple TV+)

Reviewed for Under the Radar: Ted Lasso Season Two (Apple TV+) Watch the trailer for Season Two.

July 22, 2021 · Leave a comment

“This Is Pop” Series Producer Amanda Burt on the Netflix Docu-Series on Pop Music

Amanda Burt series producer of This is Pop interviewed about the Netflix docu-series for Under the Radar: “This Is Pop” Series Producer Amanda Burt on the Netflix Docu-Series on Pop … Continue reading

July 21, 2021 · Leave a comment

This Way Up (Hulu)

Reviewed for Under the Radar: This Way Up: Season Two (Hulu) Watch the official trailer for the series.

July 7, 2021 · Leave a comment

Summer of Soul (…Or, When the Revolution Could Not Be Televised)

Questlove‘s documentary on the Harlem Culture Festival, Summer of Soul, reviewed for Under the Radar: Summer of Soul (…Or When the Revolution Could Not Be Televised) Watch the official trailer … Continue reading

July 2, 2021 · Leave a comment

Shrill (Season Three) Hulu

Reviewed for Under the Radar: Shrill: Season Three (Hulu) Watch the official trailer for Season Three of Shrill.

May 6, 2021 · Leave a comment

A Year in Lockdown Here Are the Series That Got Television Editor, Lily Moayeri Through Pandemic

Listicle for Under the Radar: A Year in Lockdown, Here Are The Series That Got Television Editor, Lily Moayeri, Through Pandemic

March 16, 2021 · Leave a comment

Under the Radar’s Top 100 Albums of 2020

For Under the Radar’s Top 100 Albums of 2020 write ups on: 12. Doves The Universal Want 15. JARV IS… Beyond The Pale 21. Tame Impala The Slow Rush 25. … Continue reading

January 15, 2021 · Leave a comment

Khruangbin on Mordechai: Texas Trifold

Khruangbin‘s Laura Lee Ochoa, Mark Speer and Donald “DJ” Johnson interviewed for their album, Mordechai for Under the Radar Magazine Issue 67: Khruangbin on MordechaiTexas Trifold Listen the Pictures of … Continue reading

January 14, 2021 · Leave a comment

Cobra Kai: Season Three (Netflix)

Reviewed for Under the Radar: Cobra Kai: Season Three (Netflix) Watch the official trailer for Season Three.

January 1, 2021 · Leave a comment

Groove Armada: Edge Of The Horizon (BMG)

Reviewed for Under the Radar: Groove Armada Edge of the Horizon (BMG) Buy or stream the album here.

December 17, 2020 · Leave a comment

Pictures of Lily Podcast: Episode 1.27: The Avalanches

In the 27th episode of the Pictures of Lily Podcast, I talk about my experiences behind the scenes of interviewing The Avalanches most recently for Under the Radar Magazine. Listen here: Or on … Continue reading

December 16, 2020 · Leave a comment

Disclosure: Energy (Capitol)

Reviewed for Under The Radar: Disclosure Energy (Capitol Records) Watch Disclosure perform a DJ set at the breathtaking Plitvice Lakes National Park, Croatia for Cercle.

September 1, 2020 · Leave a comment

Pictures of Lily Podcast: Episode 1.15: Badly Drawn Boy

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

July 1, 2020 · Leave a comment

Back to Life (Showtime)

Reviewed for Under the Radar: Back to Life (Showtime) Watch the official trailer for Season 1.

November 8, 2019 · Leave a comment

Veronica Mars (Hulu)

Reviewed for Under the Radar: Veronica Mars Season Four (Hulu) Watch the official trailer.

July 20, 2019 · Leave a comment

Under the Radar’s Top 100 Albums of 2018: Arctic Monkeys: Tranquility Base Hotel & Casino

Write-up on the Arctic Monkeys album, Tranquility Base Hotel & Casino, for Under The Radar‘s Top 100 Albums of 2018  Arctic Monkeys: Tranquility Base Hotel & Casino Watch the Arctic Monkeys’ performance at the Hollywood Bowl … Continue reading

December 30, 2018 · Leave a comment

Suede: First, Second, and Third Time’s A Charm

Suede‘s Brett Anderson interviewed for their album, The Blue Hour, for Under The Radar Magazine August/September/October 2018 Issue Suede: First, Second, and Third Time’s A Charm Watch the official video for “Life is Golden.”

September 21, 2018 · Leave a comment

David Byrne Live at the Shrine Auditorium Los Angeles on August 25, 2018

David Byrne live at The Shrine Auditorium & Expo Hall Los Angeles on August 25, 2018 reviewed for Under the Radar. Read the story behind the tour via LA Weekly.

August 30, 2018 · Leave a comment

Ozark Season 2 (Netflix)

Reviewed for Under the Radar: Ozark Season Two (Netflix) Watch the official trailer for Ozark Season Two.

August 30, 2018 · Leave a comment

Underworld & Iggy Pop: Teatime Dub Encounters (Caroline International)

Reviewed for Under the Radar Magazine Underworld & Iggy Pop Teatime Dub Encounters (Caroline International) Watch the official video for “Bells & Circles”

July 26, 2018 · Leave a comment

Gorillaz: The Now Now (Parlophone/Warner Brothers)

Reviewed for Under the Radar: Gorillaz The Now Now (Parlophone/Warner Brothers) Watch the official video for “Humility.”

July 16, 2018 · Leave a comment

Gaz Coombes: Weight of the World

Gaz Coombes interviewed for his album, World’s Strongest Man, for Under the Radar Magazine Spring 2018 Issue: Gaz Coombes: Weight of the World Watch the official video for “Walk the Walk.”

May 4, 2018 · Leave a comment

JB Dunckel: H+ (Sony Music France/Jive Epic)

Reviewed for Under the Radar Magazine: JB Dunckel H+ (Sony Music France/Jive Epic) Watch the official video for “Love Machine.”

March 13, 2018 · Leave a comment

Under The Radar’s Top 100 Albums Of 2017: Charlotte Gainsbourg: Rest

Write-up on Charlotte Gainsbourg‘s album, Rest, number 15 in Under The Radar’s Top 100 Albums of 2017 Charlotte Gainsbourg: Rest Watch the video for “Deadly Valentine.”

December 30, 2017 · Leave a comment

Cut Copy: Grown Fonder

Cut Copy‘s Dan Whitford interviewed for their album, Haiku From Zero, for Under The Radar Magazine Fall 2017 Issue: Cut Copy: Grown Fonder Stream Haiku From Zero via NPR.

December 5, 2017 · Leave a comment

Tricky: Gender Flex

Tricky interviewed for his album, ununiform, for Under The Radar Magazine Fall 2017 Issue: Tricky: Gender Flex Watch the official audio video for “The Only Way,” my favorite song off ununiform.

November 15, 2017 · Leave a comment

Lindstrøm: It’s Alright Between Us As It Is (Smalltown Supersound)

Reviewed for Under the Radar Magazine Fall 2017 Issue: Lindstrøm It’s Alright Between Us As It Is (Smalltown Supersound) Listen to “Shinin” featuring Grace Hall.

October 18, 2017 · Leave a comment

The Horrors: V (Wolftone/Caroline)

Reviewed for Under The Radar Magazine: The Horrors V (Wolftone/Caroline) Watch a track-by-track of the album with the band and producer Paul Epworth via The Independent.

September 22, 2017 · Leave a comment

Ride: Impossible to Disembark

Ride‘s Mark Gardener and Andy Bell interviewed for their album, Weather Diaries, for Under The Radar Magazine Summer 2017 Issue: Ride: Impossible to Disembark Watch the official video for “Charm Assault.”

September 19, 2017 · Leave a comment

Foster the People: These Kicks Are Made For Pumping

Foster the People‘s Mark Foster interviewed for their album, Sacred Hearts Club for Under the Radar: Foster the People: These Kicks Are Made For Pumping Watch the official video for “Doing It For … Continue reading

August 14, 2017 · Leave a comment

London Grammar: Sibling Harmony

London Grammar‘s Dan Rothman, Dot Major, and Hannah Reid interviewed for their album, Truth Is A Beautiful Thing, for Under The Radar Magazine Spring 2017: London Grammar: Sibling Harmony Watch London Grammar perform “Hell to … Continue reading

June 8, 2017 · Leave a comment

POND: Lords of Dullsville

POND‘s Nick Allbrook interviewed for their album, The Weather, for Under The Radar Spring 2017 Issue: POND: Lords of Dullsville Watch the video for “30,000 Megatons.”

June 6, 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

New Order: NOMC15 (PledgeMusic)

Reviewed for Under The Radar: New Order NOMC15 (PledgeMusic) Take a look at the PledgeMusic page for this release.

May 24, 2017 · Leave a comment

Depeche Mode: Spirit (Columbia)

Reviewed for Under The Radar Magazine: Depeche Mode Spirit (Columbia) Watch the video for “Where’s The Revolution?”

March 20, 2017 · Leave a comment

Jagwar Ma: Glory in the Gloom

Jagwar Ma‘s Jono Ma interviewed for their album, Every Now & Then for Under The Radar Magazine 15th Anniversary Issue: Jagwar Ma: Glory in the Gloom Watch the official video for “OB1.”

March 6, 2017 · Leave a comment

STRFKR: Being No One, Going Nowhere (Polyvinyl)

Reviewed for Under The Radar Magazine: STRFKR Being No One, Going Nowhere (Polyvinyl) Listen to “Tape Machine” via Billboard.

November 30, 2016 · Leave a comment

Kaiser Chiefs: Stay Together (Caroline)

Reviewed for Under The Radar Magazine: Kaiser Chiefs Stay Together (Caroline) Watch the official video for “Hole In My Soul.”

November 23, 2016 · Leave a comment

Wild Beasts: In Search For The Male Identity

Wild Beasts‘ Hayden Thorpe interviewed for their album, Boy King, for Under The Radar Magazine Issue 58 The Protest Issue: Wild Beasts: Searching For The Male Identity Listen to most of Boy King via Wild Beasts’ … Continue reading

October 21, 2016 · Leave a comment

The Divine Comedy: Foreverland (Divine Comedy Records)

Reviewed for Under The Radar Magazine September 2016 Issue: Divine Comedy Foreverland (Divine Comedy Records) Listen to the album via Spotify.

August 31, 2016 · Leave a comment

Underworld: Above The Influence

Underworld‘s Karl Hyde interviewed for their album, Barbara, Barbara we are facing a shining future, for Under The Radar Magazine May/June 2016 Issue: Underworld: Above The Influence Watch “Tokyo Street Poem,” an installation by … Continue reading

June 8, 2016 · Leave a comment

DJ ENDO Biography

There are those individuals who are early adopters, then there are those who are innovators. Mike Henderson aka ENDO falls into the latter category. A ubiquitous figure in electronic dance … Continue reading

February 1, 2016 · Leave a comment

Under The Radar’s Best Albums Of 2015: Individual Writer Lists

Twenty-five albums that came out in 2015 I would listen to for fun and not just work:  

January 29, 2016 · Leave a comment

Under The Radar’s Top 100 Albums Of 2015

Write ups on Foals What Went Down, Jamie xx In Colour, Ducktails St. Catherine, and LA Priest Inji: Under The Radar’s Top 100 Albums Of 2015  Read my review of Foals’ What Went Down for Mix Magazine. Read my interview … Continue reading

December 16, 2015 · Leave a comment

Small Black: Best Blues (Jagjaguwar)

Reviewed for Under The Radar November/December 2015 Issue: Small Black Best Blues (Jagjaguwar)

November 20, 2015 · Leave a comment

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  • Pictures of Lily Podcast: Episode 2.47: Luke Steele September 23, 2021
    In the 47th episode of the Pictures of Lily Podcast, I talk about my experiences with Luke Steele of The Sleepy Jackson, Empire of the Sun, DREAMS and H3000 since 2003. … Continue reading → The post Pictures of Lily Podcast: Episode 2.47: Luke Steele appeared first on Lily Moayeri.
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  • Pictures of Lily Podcast: Episode 2.46: DJ Harvey September 9, 2021
      In the 46th episode of the Pictures of Lily Podcast, I talk about my almost 30 years of experiences with DJ Harvey. Listen here: Or on your preferred podcast … Continue reading → The post Pictures of Lily Podcast: Episode 2.46: DJ Harvey appeared first on Lily Moayeri.
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  • Pictures of Lily Podcast: Episode 2.45: Heidi Lawden August 26, 2021
    In the 45th episode of the Pictures of Lily Podcast, I talk about my experiences over almost three decades of friendship with DJ, producer, manager, promoter, mother and more, Heidi Lawden.Image from … Continue reading → The post Pictures of Lily Podcast: Episode 2.45: Heidi Lawden appeared first on Lily Moayeri.
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