Author Profile

Lily Moayeri

Los Angeles-based writer/teacher Lily Moayeri has been writing about music since 1992. Over the years her scope has widened to include the occasional article on television, art, fashion and random elements of pop culture. She is a major contributor to The Guerilla Guide To Music, a textbook currently being used at University of Westminster in London, England. You can find Lily’s writings aggregated on her work-in-progress blog, pictures-of-lily.com, named after the Who song. Twitter: @PicsOfLilyBlog Facebook: PicturesOfLilyBlog Instagram: @PicsOfLilyBlog Website: Pictures-Of-Lily.com

A Place to Bury Strangers, ‘Transfixiation’

You would be well advised to bring your most effective earplugs to a A Place to Bury Strangers show. The New York-based nu-gazer trio, led by Oliver Ackerman, is known for its ear-splitting live performances. The impressive distortion that defines the group’s gigs is what APTBS set out to capture on its fourth album, Transfixiation. ......

Tuxedo’s Debut

A few years prior to Mayer Hawthorne breaking hearts and taking names with his debut, he and hip-hop producer Jake One were trading mixtapes. Noticing an overlap in tastes, almost a decade later the two Grammy-nominated artists come together for their Tuxedo project—and a return to Peanut Butter Wolf’s Stones Throw Records for Hawthorne. To make Tuxedo sound as authentic as possible, Hawthorne......

Bella Electric Strings

The image of a classic string quartet carries with it gentility, uniformity and an overall conservative air. Enter Bella Electric Strings, clad in burlesque-ready stage clothes, blasting that image to pieces with their razor sharp bows. Based in Las Vegas, the all-female, formally trained strings collective, lead by violinist Nina Di Gregorio, specialize in electric string arrangements of......

Pioneer GS-WAVE At Sound Nightclub

  ......

Mix Regional New York City: Scott Jacoby at Eusonia Studios

Scott Jacoby was halfway through medical school before he was able to accept that choosing to make music his career was not a selfish decision. Not to be confused with the actor of the same name, Jacoby has been an established songwriter, producer, engineer, mixer, musician and composer for more than 15 years. The philosophy behind what Jacoby does is the same as when he was pursuing a career......

Pages