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, vegan lifestyle, and support of animal rights. Moby has sold over 20 million albums worldwide. Allmusic considers him "one of the most important dance music figures of the early '90s, helping bring the music to a mainstream audience both in the UK and in America".… Read More

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Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Moby.


1965 Birth Born on September 11, 1965.


1989 23 Years Old Later in the decade, he was a guitarist for the alternative rock group Ultra Vivid Scene and appeared in the video for their 1989 single "Mercy Seat". … Read More
1991 25 Years Old In 1991 and 1992 he remixed The B-52s, The Prodigy, Orbital, Pet Shop Boys, Erasure, Michael Jackson and Ten City. … Read More
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


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 - 2001 4 More Events
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
2003 37 Years Old In 2003, Moby headlined the Pyramid stage at Glastonbury.
2005 39 Years Old In 2005, Moby released Hotel under the label Pacha. … Read More


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.
2007 41 Years Old 1 More Event
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 - 2012 2 More Events
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
2014 48 Years Old In 2014, Moby made the big room house track "Delay" with Lucky Date. … Read More
He also participated in the 2015 evening supporting the work of the David Lynch Foundation that took the stage at the Theatre at Ace Hotel in Los Angeles on April 1, 2015. … Read More


Moby released an autobiography entitled Porcelain: A Memoir in May 2016. … Read More
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