Follow Billboard. All rights reserved. One's appreciation for Moby must first start at the fact that he was a man who long pushed the envelope in the dance music world. Here is a producer who found himself couped up in an abandoned warehouse in New York City, nothing to his name but a few pieces of gear and basic recording materials, and who still managed to pump out some of the most refined chaotic techno and rave music the early '90s had ever known. He's also an artist who rose to international heights, only to fall into utter desperation and despair just before completing his opus. When he recorded Play , he was all but certain his career was over, that he was sweating over an album no one would hear.
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Everyone knows Moby is all about a soundtrack. Did we mention he's rad? Tickets on sale now! And, yes, we had to limit it to five, because the list is actually in the hundreds. He really likes to score. How many times can Moby revisit the same song over and over again? In an interview with Slash Film , the movie's producer Frank Marshall said Universal Pictures is hoping for a sixth installment. I hope Moby can think of a good remix title.
Richard Melville Hall born September 11, , also known as Moby , is an American musician, songwriter, singer, producer, and animal rights activist. He has sold 20 million records worldwide. AllMusic considers him to be "among the most important dance music figures of the early s, helping bring dance music to a mainstream audience both in the United Kingdom and the United States". After taking up guitar and piano at age nine, he played in several underground punk rock bands through the s before turning to electronic dance music. His single " Go " was his mainstream breakthrough, reaching No.