Moby covered Joy Division at an intimate show sponsored by Los Angeles public radio station KCRW last night (July 31). - Source
A concept album that serves as a nostalgic trip down clubland lane, Moby's latest attempts to distill a quarter-century of NYC dance music into one hour. - Source
Has the 42-year old friend of advertisers the world over made a mid-life crisis album? - Source
At different times and for different reasons, everybody in Austin seemed to be talking about Lou Reed and Moby this year: It was Lou's year to be honored with keynote speaker status, and the FADER Fort hosted its own version of a tribute, calling Mark Kozelek, My Morning Jacket, Yo La Tengo, and others to cover Lou's tunes to free-liquor fed, dinner-skipping crowd. As for Moby, well like we said, he's newly resurgent, our DJ friends' consensus pick for Most Improved Player.
Anyway about that Lou Reed tribute: We brought you the pics a few days ago, but now the FADER folks have upped Lou's only performance: fittingly, a duet with fellow South By buzz boy Moby on one of those Reed tunes every single person in the audience was sure to know. - Source
Mute Records and Moby have announced a contest for developing directors. By emailing a 2mb (or less) video treatment (utilizing any song from 18) to email@example.com (include VIDEO COMP as the subject ) you could have the opportunity to direct a new video for Moby. Moby will personally select his favorite idea and then a 5,000 GBP budget will be awarded to the winter to direct a video for possible release.
Entries will be accepted until November 30, 2002. Further information is available at Mute or Moby's website.
The Doves, Dieselboy, and Blue Man Group are the latest additions to Moby's Area2 festival. The Doves and Blue Man Group will be added to the main stage while Dieselboy will perform in the dance tent with Carl Cox, John Digweed, DJ Tiesto, the Avalanches, and DJ Dan
Allstar has the story about David Bowie next album, Heathen'. It features guitar leads by Pete Townshend and remixes by Air and Moby. The album is due out on June 11th.
Orbital, Leftfield, and Asian Dub Foundation will be contributing new music to The Beach sountrack. Moby will include a remix of Blur's 'On Your Own' and as reported earlier, New Order will include their first new track in over six years, 'Brutal'. The soundtrack will be released February 8th on London Records.