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New York, United States (1982 – present)

Moby (born Richard Melville Hall on September 11, 1965, in Harlem, New York) is an American musician, , DJ and photographer. He is well-known for his electronic music, vegan lifestyle, and support of animal rights. From beginning as a musician in 1982, Moby gained attention in the early 1990s with his electronic dance music work that experimented in the and genres. He has sold over 20 million albums worldwide. He has also released music under the names Voodoo Child, Barracuda, U.H.F., The Brotherhood, DJ Cake, Lopez, On the Rim of the Wheel a Nail, and Brainstorm/Mindstorm.

Moby plays keyboards, guitar and bass guitar. He took his performing name from the novel Moby-Dick by Herman Melville, who is his great-great-granduncle. His work, while focused in general on various forms of music, have explored many other styles.

Early years

Moby used to be in a band called the Vatican Commandos, which was formed in 1980. The group evolved away from punk in 1989 for music. He realized his music tastes and growth were going in a different direction than his previous band’s vibe, and he broke off on his own.

His first album “The Story So Far (aka Moby)” featured the single “Go”, which gained popularity in many discos, and earned a spot on the UK charts. The song is so popular that Moby still plays “Go” regularly in his sets. “Go” is a track using the string line from “Laura Palmer’s Theme” from the TV drama Twin Peaks.

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    21 Nov 5:09pm Reply
  • VadiushaKomarov

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    19 Nov 9:55am Reply
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    6 Nov 9:55pm Reply
  • georgieMT82

    What is wrong with smoking cigarettes, you embarassing sucker, ha?

    10 Oct 10:08pm Reply
  • SirRobmon

    why did i delete my scrobbles

    2 Oct 7:58pm Reply
  • sassy_

    Fuck u moby

    20 Sep 10:40pm Reply
  • Manic-Insanity

    Feeling So Real & Thousand... Real rave classics. People here forgot which are the real rave anthems!

    16 Sep 6:36pm Reply
  • Collector97

    Lift Me Up ^^

    11 Sep 9:32pm Reply
  • Stuart_W88

    Moby is fantastic, almost purely for his 'less is more' musical attitude. His samples, loops, strings and beats are fantastic. There's a beauty in his simplicity which makes him a genius. But then again, he can be very layered too. Great artist.

    4 Sep 6:57am Reply
  • juliendu48

    ❤ Porcelain ❤

    1 Sep 8:12pm Reply
  • FeatgaryTD

    This bald guy rocks

    1 Sep 6:52pm Reply
  • HW-DiEnd

    GOD

    31 Aug 11:41pm Reply
  • erikngn

    The Only Thing is just fantastic.

    27 Aug 12:25am Reply
  • makushka1

    niqart бред не неси

    23 Aug 7:34pm Reply
  • niqart

    Daft Punk - вот музыка для дошколят. Moby намного разностороннее

    18 Aug 10:35pm Reply
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    17 Aug 3:21am Reply
  • chumakamuch

    МИ ЗА МОВУ!

    4 Aug 11:49am Reply
  • Raumaia17

    i don't like his music at all......no wait...i LOVE IT!

    4 Aug 5:14am Reply
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