Lily Moayeri

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

Running Around Los Angeles Week Of June 21, 2013

•Sea Wolf at the El Rey Theatre on Friday June 21, 2013 (top). •Neon Neon at the Hollywood Forever Cemetery Masonic Lodge and the Comedy Store with Allyson DeMunda on … Continue reading

June 28, 2013 · Leave a comment

Running Around Los Angeles Week Of May 31, 2013

•Sonic Overdrive at the Getty Center (bottom center) and Peace at the Echo (top left) with Jim Tremayne from DJ Times Magazine on Friday May 31, 2013. •White Arrows at … Continue reading

June 7, 2013 · 1 Comment

Running Around Los Angeles Week Of May 24, 2013

•Black Moth Super Rainbow at the Echoplex on Saturday May 25, 2013 (top left, photo taken from Christian Uriarte at Sound Colour Vibration). •Post-birthday hangout with Mick Cole and family on Tuesday May 28, 2013. •Interview … Continue reading

May 31, 2013 · 2 Comments

Running Around Los Angeles Week Of May 17, 2013

•Interview with Empire of the Sun‘s Nick Littlemore (bottom) for Electronic Musician Magazine on Saturday May 18, 2013.  •Arctic Monkeys (top, photo cred: Leo Ruiz) at the Ventura Theater on Wednesday May 22, … Continue reading

May 24, 2013 · 2 Comments

Running Around Los Angeles Week Of May 10, 2013

•Interview with Empire of the Sun‘s Luke Steele (top left) for Electronic Musician Magazine and Rhye (top right) at the El Rey Theatre on Friday May 10, 2013. •Zee Avi (bottom) at the Echo … Continue reading

May 17, 2013 · 2 Comments

Running Around Los Angeles Week Of May 3, 2013

•Alice Russell at First Unitarian Church on Saturday May 4, 2013 (right, photo credit: Greg Ponstingl). •Bonobo at El Rey Theatre–joined by Alice Russell for one song–on Sunday May 5, … Continue reading

May 10, 2013 · 2 Comments

Running Around Los Angeles Week Of April 26, 2013

•Part Two of Major Lazer interview with DJ Diplo right before his gig at Melkweg in Amsterdam (left) and Various Cruelties at First Unitarian Church for Britweek (right) on Saturday April … Continue reading

May 3, 2013 · 2 Comments

Running Around Los Angeles Week of April 19, 2013

•Part One of a Major Lazer interview with DJ Diplo (top right), The Call featuring Black Rebel Motorcycle Club‘s Robert Levon Been (bottom right) at the Troubadour on Friday April … Continue reading

April 26, 2013 · 4 Comments

Running Around Indio and Los Angeles Week Of April 12, 2013

•Day One of the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival: Johnny Marr (<3), Blur (musical highlight of the festival for me), the Stone Roses (why did they all, bar Reni, … Continue reading

April 19, 2013 · 2 Comments

Running Around Los Angeles Week Of April 5, 2013

•Lovely dinner at Locanda Veneta with classy ladies: Mad Ink PR‘s Melissa Dragich, Lucky Magazine‘s Laura Morgan (in town for their annual FABB Conference), Jeff Wagner Agency‘s Kris Ferraro, Chelsea Lately‘s Siobhan … Continue reading

April 12, 2013 · 1 Comment

Running Around Seminyak, Bali, Indonesia and Los Angeles Week Of March 29, 2013

Post the fabulous yoga retreat at One World Retreats, spent the remainder of spring break in Seminyak, Bali in Indonesia at the idyllic Villa Emma (top left, center). Highly recommend this … Continue reading

April 5, 2013 · 1 Comment

Running Around Los Angeles Week Of March 15, 2013

 •Skype interview with three-fourths of Dirtyphonics for Keyboard Magazine on Saturday March 16, 2013.  •Lianne La Havas at the El Rey Theatre in the company of her producer, Aqualung‘s Matt … Continue reading

March 22, 2013 · Leave a comment

Running Around Los Angeles Week Of March 8, 2013

•Nickodemus at Subsuelo on Friday March 8, 2013 (bottom, and center: shots of me with tribal body marking by Amir Image done that night on the spot). •Falafels and Shameless (the … Continue reading

March 15, 2013 · Leave a comment

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 · 2 Comments

Running Around Los Angeles Week of February 22, 2013

•Skye (top right) at Hotel Cafe and Angela McCluskey (middle right) at Bardot on Monday February 25, 2013. •Gold Fields (bottom right) at the Troubadour at Black Sun Empire (background) … Continue reading

March 1, 2013 · Leave a comment

Running Around Los Angeles Week Of February 15, 2013

•Foxygen at the Echoplex on Friday February 15, 2013. •Andy Warhol: Polaroids 1974 – 1987 exhibit at the Luckman Gallery of the Luckman Arts Complex at CSULA and Wayne White Master … Continue reading

February 22, 2013 · Leave a comment

Running Around Los Angeles Week Of February 8, 2013

Dinner with the dynamic Cameron MacPhail (bottom left) at Bossa Nova (background) on Monday February 11, 2013. The Vaccines (bottom right) at the Fonda Theatre on Thursday February 14, 2013. … Continue reading

February 15, 2013 · 1 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 January 25, 2013

•NAMM Show (AKA National Association Of Music Merchants) at the Anaheim Convention Center seeing many old friends: Schpilkas, Drummer KC, SAE Institute‘s Brian Markman, NewBay Media‘s Lori Kennedy, and DJ … Continue reading

February 1, 2013 · Leave a comment

Running Around Los Angeles Week Of January 18, 2013

•Interview with Dominic Monaghan for his new show Wild Things With Dominic Monaghan on BBC America for Under The Radar on Friday January 18, 2013. •Acted as doorwhore for Play Me … Continue reading

January 25, 2013 · 1 Comment

Running Around Los Angeles Week Of January 11, 2013

Attended former student, the multi-talented Rhys Langston Podell‘s riveting performance at The World Stage Art, Education & Performance Gallery as the Anansi Writers‘ featured guest on Wednesday January 16, 2013. Watch … Continue reading

January 18, 2013 · Leave a comment

Running Around Mumbai and Los Angeles Week Of January 4, 2013

Crashing weddings in Mumbai, India on Friday January 4 and Saturday January 5, 2013 (background) and premiere screening of Dominic Monaghan‘s new BBC America television series, Wild Things With Dominic Monaghan, where … Continue reading

January 11, 2013 · Leave a comment

Running Around Jodhpur, Jaisalmer, Udaipur, and Ranakpur Week Of December 28, 2012

Our final week in India. Started in Jodhpur, location of the Jodhpur Fort and Jaswant Thada—sort of the girl version of the Taj Mahal, this one a Maharani built for … Continue reading

January 4, 2013 · Leave a comment

Running Around Agra, Jaipur, Pushkar, and Jodhpur, India Week Of December 12, 2012

Still traveling through Northern India. This past week my aunt and I have made it to Agra, home of the Taj Mahal (top right), Pushkar, home of the Brahmin Temple … Continue reading

December 28, 2012 · Leave a comment

Running Around Delhi and Amritsar Week Of December 14, 2012

Started traveling around Northern India this past week. So far have made it to Delhi and Amritsar. Seen countless sights already including Raj Ghat, Red Fort, Jama Masjid, India Gate, … Continue reading

December 21, 2012 · Leave a comment

Running Around Los Angeles Week Of December 7, 2012

•Post recording meet-up with Jonny Cragg at Little Dom’s in Los Feliz on Saturday December 8, 2012. •Horseback riding at Will Rogers State Park with Jennifer Yeko of True Talent … Continue reading

December 14, 2012 · Leave a comment

Running Around Los Angeles Week Of November 30, 2012

•Interview with 16-year-old DJ/producer Cole Plante for his official bio on Friday November 30, 2012. •Participated on two panels for the AER/IBS Radio and Music Industry Conference 2012 on Saturday December … Continue reading

December 7, 2012 · Leave a comment

Running Around Los Angeles Week Of November 23, 2012

•Interview with composer Joseph Trapanese for the Tron: Uprising animated series soundtrack press release on Tuesday November 27, 2012. •Interview with Hans-Peter Lindstrom for his album, Smalhans, for Under The Radar and Astro … Continue reading

November 30, 2012 · Leave a comment

Running Around Oahu And Maui Week Of November 16, 2012

Spent the week of Thanksgiving in Oahu and Maui, Hawai’i with Allyson DeMunda. Oahu: Waikiki Beach, Diamond Head, Pearl Harbor, North Shore, Polynesian Cultural Center. Maui: Lahaina, Haleakala, Kihei, Ka’anapali, … Continue reading

November 23, 2012 · Leave a comment

Running Around Palm Springs and Los Angeles Week of November 9, 2012

•Long weekend in Palm Springs eating at Nature’s Health Food and Cafe, Thai Smile, Monsoon Indian Cuisine, Lulu, Cheeky’s, and Blue Coyote Grill, plus working for hours on end at Koffi … Continue reading

November 16, 2012 · Leave a comment

Running Around Los Angeles Week Of November 2, 2012

•HUF Team Signature Colorway Series release party at the Berrics with Elisabeth Larson, soon to be featured in the new Beck video, witness terrible photo taken of us (bottom right) … Continue reading

November 9, 2012 · Leave a comment

Running Around Los Angeles Week Of October 26, 2012

•Family day with Solid Selector Mick Cole on Saturday October 27, 2012 (top left with his doggy Ricki, bottom left, his butt doing gardening with his daughter). •Public Image Limited … Continue reading

November 2, 2012 · Leave a comment

Running Around Amsterdam And Los Angeles Week Of October 19, 2012

•Hanging out at the Dylan Hotel for Amsterdam Dance Event, dinner with Dave Clarke and company–including the very talented graphic designers responsible for ADE’s sophisticated aesthetic, Maslow, at Japan Inn (where … Continue reading

October 26, 2012 · 2 Comments

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 September 21, 2012

•Azure Ray at Largo at the Coronet and Maximo Park at the El Rey Theatre on Friday September 21, 2012. •Tacos Por Favor with Play Me Records crew: Reid Speed, … Continue reading

September 28, 2012 · 1 Comment

Running Around Los Angeles Week Of September 7, 2012

•New baby time with Jonny Cragg and family on Friday September 7, 2012 (right middle). •Angus Stone at the Troubadour–where I offended him by wanting to take a picture of … Continue reading

September 14, 2012 · 1 Comment

Running Around Los Angeles Week of August 31, 2012

This week has been less about running around and more about staying put, in front of a screen, armed with screeners of new (and returning) shows for television’s fall season. Other than … Continue reading

September 7, 2012 · Leave a comment

Running Around Los Angeles Week Of August 24, 2012

•AM & Shawn Lee at the Satellite with LA Dine-N-Club‘s Jose Martinez and Allyson DeMunda on Friday August 24, 2012 (bottom right). •Ana Tijoux at Grand Performances at the California … Continue reading

August 31, 2012 · 1 Comment

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

Running Around Los Angeles Week Of August 3, 2012

•Interview with Erol Alkan for his second excellent double disc mix for Bugged Out for DJ Times Magazine at the Standard Downtown on August 3, 2012 (top right) •Raphael Saadiq—whose album Stone Rollin’ … Continue reading

August 10, 2012 · 1 Comment

Running Around Los Angeles Week Of July 27, 2012

•Gustav Klimt: The Magic Of Line Exhibit then Nick Waterhouse at Saturdays Off The 405 at the Getty Center on July 28, 2012. •Lots of hard work with Reid Speed … Continue reading

August 3, 2012 · 2 Comments

Running Around Los Angeles Week Of July 20, 2012

•Smokey Robinson with the Los Angeles Philharmonic at the Hollywood Bowl on July 20, 2012 (top left). •Soulsavers with Dave Gahan private performance at Capitol Records Studio A (top right) then … Continue reading

July 27, 2012 · Leave a comment

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

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 June 8, 2012

•Tacos and lots of hard work with Reid Speed and our new addition, Aaron Kessler on Monday June 11, 2012. •Screening of Rock of Ages on Wednesday June 13, 2012, and it … Continue reading

June 15, 2012 · Leave a comment

Running Around Los Angeles Week Of June 1, 2012

•Lovely Saturday with Mick Cole and family on June 2, 2012 (center). •The Franklin Village Festival on June 3, 2012. •The Duke Spirit at the Echoplex (top left) followed by … Continue reading

June 8, 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 April 27, 2012

•Screening of the Chemical Brothers‘ concert film Don’t Think with director Adam Smith at the Arclight Theatre in Hollywood with Womp TV‘s Rico Che, Jennifer Harrison, and Allyson DeMunda on April … Continue reading

May 4, 2012 · 1 Comment

Running Around Los Angeles Week Of April 20, 2012

•Three And A Half at the Hammer Museum for the UCLA Celebration Of Iranian Cinema on April 21, 2012. •Aroma Cafe with Womp TV‘s Rico Che on April 22, 2012. … Continue reading

April 27, 2012 · Leave a comment

Running Around Los Angeles Week Of April 13, 2012

•Sprinkles and Tacos Por Favor with Adam Firstman (top middle, with Sarm Studios‘ and Tricity’s Aaron Horn) and Lottie Tricity (top left) on April 15, 2012. •Gut-punching show from Kasabian (bottom left) at Fonda Music Box with Allyson DeMunda on April … Continue reading

April 20, 2012 · Leave a comment

Running Around Los Angeles Week Of March 23, 2012

I, along with four of my former students (and one mom), were among the attendees of The Hunger Games on Friday March 23, 2012, contributing to the film’s astounding numbers … Continue reading

March 30, 2012 · Leave a comment

Running Around Los Angeles Week Of March 16, 2012

The lovely Pierces performing at Restoration Hardware (yes, the furniture store) on March 22, 2012. Very good looking, dressed up crowd, all of whom I am pretty sure have never actually seen … Continue reading

March 23, 2012 · Leave a comment

Running Around Los Angeles Week Of March 9, 2012

•Nneka at the Troubadour on Sunday March 11, 2012. (below) •Interview with Katalyst of the Quakers on Thursday March 15, 2012. Watch the gorgeous Nneka in the video for “My … Continue reading

March 17, 2012 · 1 Comment

Running Around Los Angeles Week Of March 2, 2012

Diego Garcia show at McCabe’s Guitar Shop (the store has performances in the back every weekend for the last 52 years) on Saturday March 3, 2012. Interviewed Diego in 2006 … Continue reading

March 9, 2012 · 1 Comment

Running Around Los Angeles Week Of February 17, 2012

•Alan Kupchick photography show at haleArts Space with Jim Tremayne from DJ Times, Total Recall Stevie, Reid Speed, and the photographer’s stepson, Alex Rosson of Audeze on February 17, 2012 … Continue reading

February 24, 2012 · 1 Comment

Running Around Los Angeles Week Of February 10, 2012

•The Iron Lady on February 11, 2012. •Interview with Jon Horvath from Fort Knox Five on February 12, 2012. •Brunch at Thyme Cafe and Market then lots of productive time with Reid … Continue reading

February 17, 2012 · Leave a comment

Running Around Los Angeles Week Of February 3, 2012

•Premiere of Re:Generation with (clockwise from top left) Pretty Lights, DJ Premier, Mark Ronson, the Crystal Method, and Skrillex at Grauman’s Chinese Theatre on February 9, 2012, to be released … Continue reading

February 10, 2012 · 1 Comment

Running Around Los Angeles Week Of January 27, 2012

•Chemical Brothers‘ concert film, Don’t Think directed by Adam Smith on Wednesday, February 1, 2012. Watch the trailer for Don’t Think.

February 3, 2012 · Leave a comment

Running Around Los Angeles Week Of January 20, 2012

•The Good Natured at the Echo on Friday January 20, 2012. •The NAMM Show on Saturday January 21, 2012. Watch The Good Natured perform “Skeleton” from the show at the … Continue reading

January 27, 2012 · Leave a comment

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