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Moby to sell personal record collection for charity

Dance music legend, Moby, will put his entire record collection up for sale on June 14, with all of the profits going to the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine, a research and advocacy group that seeks alternatives to animal testing and cruelty. This is Moby’s second considerable fundraising attempt on the PCRM non-profit’s account, following April’s […]

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Moby throws shade at Kanye on Twitter

After a wave of Tweets demonstrating continued support for Donald Trump, Kanye West was sure to rankle some on social media. Among them is Moby, the world-famous electronic producer and known activist who, as of late, has largely advocated against the U.S. President. In response to a number of West’s tweets, Moby utilized the same […]

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MUST LISTEN: Moby performs old classics & entire new LP in new Boiler Room live set

Boiler Room has, at last, shared its special live broadcast from Rough Trade New York with Moby. Off the heels of his politically-charged new LP, Everything Was Beautiful, And Nothing Hurt, Moby took the stage by storm. He defies the odds of the what it means to throw down in the Boiler Room and instead […]

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A$AP Rocky samples Moby’s iconic ‘Porcelain’ on sound cultural crossover, ‘A$AP Forever’

“Gang, Gang, Gang!” the Harlem boy turned stonecold bars-killer A$AP Rocky cries out as Moby‘s orchestral grandiosity begins to fill in. “They talkin’ down on the gang, They wanna rep with the name, but this ain’t no regular name,” he continues as the halcyon antidote swells, meeting copious handclaps along the way. It would seem that, like […]

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Watch the trailer for ‘What We Started,’ starring Carl Cox, Tiësto, Martin Garrix and more

Recent converts to electronic music in the last few years may not realize exactly what has transpired in the last half decade or so. The short of it is essentially a massive worldwide overhaul in dance music’s popularity — one that happened seemingly overnight. Dance music completely transformed from a historically underground network to a colossal entertainment subset that’s […]

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Moby, the Patriot: Examining his ‘inside information’ on Russian conspiracy

Donald Trump’s presidency has been a widely divisive issue among the American public, to say the least. Support or dissent aside, intense media speculation has given way to surreality, as vast amounts of scandals and controversy have surrounded the chief of state since he assumed office in January of 2017.One of the most-contended topics around […]

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Moby claims that CIA approached him about the Trump–Russia dossier

Earlier in the year, after Donald Trump’s presidential inauguration, Moby claimed to know insider information regarding Trump’s ties to Russia during the 2016 presidential election.“After spending the weekend talking to friends who work in dc i can safely(well, ‘accurately’…) post the following things” posted Moby to Instagram back in February, “1-the russian dossier on trump […]

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Showtek & Moby – Natural Blues

After a rather tepid 2017, Dutch electro house group Showtek have seemingly hit the ground running in 2018, reinventing celebrated veteran musician Moby for what essentially seems like a rework of “Natural Blues.”The synths and mellowed house-inspired style seem to be majorly Showtek’s handiwork, as the duo seem to be moving onto yet another new sound over […]

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Moby announces new album, shares lead single ‘Like A Motherless Child’

Moby just donated a quarter of a million dollars to animal rights.Of course, the political realm has long struck a personal chord for the artist. It is with his socio-political nature in mind that one can contextualize Moby’s announcement of a new album — Everything Was Beautiful, And Nothing Hurt — due out next year.The new album is […]

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Explore Destructo’s personal record crate with this new ‘OG Underground’ playlist

Before Destructo became the king of west coast dance events and G-house’s popular champion, Gary Richards resumé already boasted the legwork that galvanized the 1990’s rave scene, creating and operating his own label, as well as a co-sign from Rick Rubin to lead Def American’s early electronic A&R channel. Richards is effectively a living time capsule of […]

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Moby taps Loco Dice to remix ‘Go’ for Black Lacquer Remix Project [Q&A]

During the 1990s, house and techno pioneer Moby inspired dance music’s collective consciousness in part by one of his most seminal releases, “Go.” The track sees Moby – also known as Richard Melville Hall – remix the B-side to his debut single “Mobility” by layering “Laura Palmer’s Theme” from David Lynch’s Twin Peaks over the original tune.“Go” became one […]

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Moby, AlunaGeorge, and Bipolar Sunshine join Pete Tong at Hollywood Bowl

Pete Tong continues to demonstrate his status as one of the foremost tastemakers in dance music by assembling a truly dynamic cast of artists to perform at his Ibiza Classics showcase at the Hollywood Bowl. Internationally renowned electronic music icon Moby will headline a lineup that also includes guest vocalist Aluna Francis of the lauded UK supergroup […]

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HI-LO reworks Moby’s ‘Go’ for Black Lacquer remix project [Q&A]

Readers of house and techno trailblazer Moby‘s recently released memoir Porcelain know that his track “Go” opened countless doors for the producer during his rise to stardom. The autobiography chronicles Moby’s early ascension during 1989-1999, dedicating an entire chapter to “Go” where the artist layers “Laura Palmer’s Theme” from Twin Peaks over the B-side to […]

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Sander van Doorn takes on Moby’s “Natural Blues” [Q&A]

Moby, otherwise known as Richard Melville Hall, is one of the founding fathers and most influential figures in dance music. Many say he is the reason dance music found popularity in the U.S. and the U.K, thus catapulting electronic dance music to the global phenomenon it is now. The American musician recently wrote a memoir […]

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Kidnap Kid offers harmonious remix of Moby’s “Natural Blues” [Q&A]

A staple member of the Anjunadeep family, Kidnap Kid — real name Matt Relton — has flourished through the years as a prominent player in the UK deep house realm. The London producer’s infectiously naturalistic beats have given the artist a stylistic edge, allowing him and his alike musical contemporaries to stand at the forefront […]

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Arty remixes Moby’s Iconic ‘Porcelain’ and discusses his creative process and Moby’s Influence

Moby, otherwise known as Richard Melville Hall, is one of the founding fathers and most influential figures in dance music. Many say he is the reason dance music found popularity in the U.S. and the U.K, thus catapulting electronic dance music to the global phenomenon it is now. The American musician recently wrote a memoir Porcelain: […]

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Beyond the Booth 001: Coyu goes to bat for the cat cause

Beyond the Booth is a feature dedicated to the hidden side of artists that exists outside electronic music— a side rarely discussed with those outside their immediate circle. We venture “beyond the booth,” so to speak, and dive into their deepest passions that tie into their unique personalities. After some self-introspection, each participant then returns to […]

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Moby releases new album in the form of a fake White House press release

Moby isn’t one to shy away from politics. The veteran producer turned down the opportunity to perform at President Trump’s inaugural ball earlier this year. It doesn’t end there either, he’s even claimed to have insider information about the president’s alleged ties with Russia.Keeping in line with his recent trend of politically-fueled topics, a new website, designed like […]

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Premiere: Timo Maas & James Teej adapt Moby’s ‘Porcelain’ to after-hours dance floors

Moby’s music has inspired a vast influx of re-interpretations as of late in honor of his 13th album’s release. Adding themselves to the fray are seasoned collaborators Timo Maas and James Teej, who’ve put forth a deep, grooving “Broken China Dub” of “Porcelain.”Both talents have worked frequently together in the past, and their chemistry is […]

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