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Moby

Musician
Male
Born Sep 11, 1965
Age 50
Hometown Harlem
Religion Christian
Genres Electronica + Ele...
Instruments Phonograph
Performed With Patti Labelle + M...
Record Label Rhythm King Records

Richard Melville Hall, known by his stage name Moby, is an American musician, DJ, and photographer. He is well known for his sample-based electronic music, his vegan lifestyle, and support of animal rights. Moby gained attention in the early 1990s with his electronic dance music work, which dabbled in the techno and breakbeat hardcore (also known as "rave") genres. With his fifth studio album, the electronica and house-influenced Play, he gained international success.… Read More

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Timeline

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CHILDHOOD

1965 Birth Born on September 11, 1965.

TWENTIES

1991 25 Years Old In 1991 and 1992 he remixed The B-52s, The Prodigy, Orbital, Pet Shop Boys, Erasure, Michael Jackson, Recoil and Ten City.
1993 27 Years Old In 1993, Moby signed with Mute Records (Elektra in North America) and released an EP titled Move. … Read More
1995 29 Years Old He then released his first album on Mute Records (Elektra in North America), Everything Is Wrong, in 1995. … Read More

THIRTIES

Everything Is Wrong earned early critical praise (Spin magazine named it "Album of the Year") and some commercial success. He followed this up in early 1996 with the double album Everything Is Wrong—Mixed and Remixed.
1997 - 2000 3 More Events
2001 35 Years Old In July 2001, Moby: PlaytheDVD was released.
2002 36 Years Old 1 More Event
Produced by Moby and Jeff Rogers (Swell), the DVD was nominated for a 2002 Grammy award. … Read More

FORTIES

2006 40 Years Old In 2006, he accepted an offer to score the soundtrack for Richard Kelly's 2007 movie Southland Tales, because he was a fan of Kelly's previous film, Donnie Darko.
In 2007, Moby also started a rock band, The Little Death with his friends Laura Dawn, Daron Murphy, and Aaron A. Brooks. … Read More
2008 42 Years Old In a November 2008 interview with SuicideGirls, Moby spoke about the follow-up album to Last Night: "I want to make a really emotional, beautiful record. … Read More
2009 43 Years Old 1 More Event
On April 14, 2009, Moby confirmed that the album would be released on June 30. … Read More
On February 22, 2010, Moby announced a UGC competition with Genero.TV asking his fans to create a videoclip, that will be serviced worldwide as the official videoclip for his upcoming single "Wait for Me", the last single from the album. … Read More
2011 45 Years Old On February 15, 2011, Moby announced the release of his new album, Destroyed. … Read More
2012 46 Years Old On April 30, 2012 Moby released Destroyed Remixed, a limited edition 2CD collection of remixes of songs from the 2011 studio album, Destroyed. … Read More
Between February and August 2013, Moby performed both acoustic and DJ sets at the Wanderlust Festival, which hosted events in Hawaii, Vermont, California and Colorado in the United States, and also in Canada and Chile internationally. … Read More
In 2014, Moby made the big room house track "Delay" with Lucky Date. … Read More
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