Lily Moayeri

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

Chainsmokers Draw Heat for Hamptons Drive-In Concert That NY Health Commissioner Calls ‘Public Health Threat’

Contributed to this new story on The Chainsmokers‘ fundraiser this past weekend for Variety: Chainsmokers Draw Heat for Hamptons Drive-In Concert That NY Health Commissioner Calls ‘Public Health Threat’ Following social media … Continue reading

July 27, 2020 · Leave a comment

Composer Paul Cantelon Leans on Greek Music Knowledge to Score Olympia Dukakis Doc

Composer and multi-instrumentalist Paul Cantelon interviewed for his work scoring the documentary, Olympia, for Variety: Composer Paul Cantelon Leans on Greek Music Knowledge to Score Olympia Dukakis Doc Listen to, or download … Continue reading

July 10, 2020 · Leave a comment

Soundtracking Skater Girls: How HBO’s ‘Betty’ Found Its Beat

Co-writer/director Crystal Moselle and composer Aska Matsumiya interviewed for their work on the HBO series Betty for Variety: Soundtracking Skater Girls: How HBO’s Betty Found Its Beat Listen to the amazing soundtrack for the series on … Continue reading

June 5, 2020 · Leave a comment

Pictures of Lily Podcast: Episode 1.13: Moby

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

June 3, 2020 · Leave a comment

In the Time of ‘Safer at Home,’ Are Raves an Essential Business? Insomniac Says So

Report for Variety on In the Time of ‘Safer at Home,’ Are Raves an Essential Business? Insomniac Says So The Beverly Hills-based company is hosting DJ livestream sets from its offices. … Continue reading

April 30, 2020 · Leave a comment

Electric Daisy Carnival Rescheduled For Fall

News items for Variety: Electric Daisy Carnival Rescheduled for Fall Keep up with all Insomniac events virtually via their Instagram.

April 3, 2020 · Leave a comment

Hodor Hits the Road

Kristian Nairn aka “Hodor” of Game of Thrones tour announcement for Variety: Hodor Hits the Road: Game of Thrones Grad and DJ Kristian Nairn Reveals Tour Dates Watch Kristian’s “Rave of … Continue reading

March 9, 2020 · Leave a comment

Tribeca-Bound ‘Underplayed’ Puts Spotlight on Gender Inequality in Electronic Music

Stacey Lee interviewed about her documentary feature film, Underplayed, for Variety: Tribeca-Bound ‘Underplayed’ Puts Spotlight on Gender Inequality in Electronic Music Watch Lee’s 2015 documentary short, Live Fast, Draw Yung.

March 4, 2020 · Leave a comment

Concert Review: On Holiday From Queen, Adam Lambert Is Still a Killer

Adam Lambert at El Rey Theatre reviewed for Variety: Concert Review: On Holiday From Queen, Adam Lambert Is Still a Killer Watch some videos from the show via YouTube.

December 22, 2019 · Leave a comment

Variety Hitmakers: Angie Pagano, GM

Artist Publishing Group‘s Angie Pagano interviewed for the recognition for her GM duties for Ava Max’s “Sweet but Psycho” for Variety Hitmakers Issue 2019:  

December 5, 2019 · 1 Comment

Variety Hitmakers: Edgar “Edd Grand” Machuca: A&R

Artist Publishing Group and Atlantic Records‘ Edgar “Edd Grand” Muchaca interviewed for the recognition for his A&R work on Halsey’s “Without Me” for Variety Hitmakers Issue 2019:

December 5, 2019 · Leave a comment

Variety Hitmakers: Ali Tamposi: Songwriter

Ali Tamposi interviewed for her recognition as songwriter of Shawn Mendes’ and Camila Cabello’s “Señorita” for Variety Hitmakers Issue 2019:

December 5, 2019 · Leave a comment

Variety Hitmakers: Madison Love: Songwriter

Madison Love interviewed for her recognition as songwriter of Ava Max’s “Sweet but Psycho” for Variety Hitmakers Issue 2019:

December 5, 2019 · 1 Comment

Variety Hitmakers: Cook Classics: Songwriter, Producer

Cook Classics interviewed for his recognition as songwriter and producer of Panic! at the Disco‘s “High Hopes” and Ava Max’s “Sweet but Psycho” for Variety Hitmakers Issue 2019:

December 5, 2019 · 1 Comment

Variety Hitmakers: Cirkut: Songwriter, Producer

Cirkut interviewed for his recognition as songwriter and producer of Ava Max’s “Sweet but Psycho” for Variety Hitmakers Issue 2019:

December 5, 2019 · 1 Comment

Five Years In, How Hitmakers’ Top Executive Jody Gerson Remade UMPG In Her Image

Universal Music Publishing Group‘s global chairman and CEO, Jody Gerson, interviewed for her recognition as “Executive of the Year” for Variety Hitmakers Issue 2019: Five Years In, How Hitmakers’ Top Executive Jody … Continue reading

December 5, 2019 · Leave a comment

10 Hollywood Women of the Moment in 2019: Deborah Dugan

Write-up on the Recording Academy‘s Deborah Dugan for Variety‘s 10 Hollywood Women of the Moment

December 2, 2019 · Leave a comment

Jason Bentley on His Past at KCRW and Future With ‘Top Gun: Maverick’

Jason Bentley interviewed about his next move upon departing KCRW for Variety: Jason Bentley on His Past at KCRW and Future With Top Gun: Maverick Listen to Jason’s final “Morning Becomes Eclectic” … Continue reading

September 6, 2019 · Leave a comment

Seven Things We Learned About Shangri-La and Rick Rubin from Showtime’s Series

Listicle on Showtime‘s docu-series, Shangri-La, for Variety: Seven Things We Learned About “Shangri-La” and Rick Rubin from Showtime’s Series Watch sneak peaks and snippets of the docu-series via Showtimes’s YouTube channel.

July 19, 2019 · Leave a 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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