Moby says his new album is “more personal, maybe more experimental, and a little more challenging, maybe not as easy to like.” Maybe.
While many of us may not be all that fascinated with Moby—it is rather remarkable to consider that Play goes back to 1999, so time fades—it seems that Mr. Hall isn’t all that fascinated with his own music or that of his contemporaries. Indeed, to describe what is generally heard on iPods and from turntables … Continue reading Thar He Blows. . .?
V2 Records has been “restructured.” Its parent company, Sheridan Square, fired V2’s 35 employees on January 12 and “will no longer issue new music” other than gospel. It will retain V2’s catalog which includes albums by the White Stripes, Grandaddy, Isobel Campbell, Jim White, Moby, Mercury Rev, and the Raconteurs. V2 Records was started in … Continue reading V2 Gets Dropped by Parent Co.
Johnny Loftus During the Closing Ceremonies of the Olympics this past March, the performing artists cruising around on motorized stages received as much or more face time than the actual athletes. KISS, Harry Connick Jr, Christina Aguilera, even Scott Hamilton – they all mugged for an adoring camera and millions of viewers. Then Moby took … Continue reading MOBY RELEASES NEW MATERIAL! AD WORLD REJOICES!
Moby Brings His Record Collection on Tour with Area:One Johnny Loftus CHICAGO – Delays, traffic jams, and a general lull in performance was felt throughout Chicagoland Wednesday, as thousands of coffee shops, fast food restaurants, and service industry positions were severely understaffed. The ramifications of the epidemic were widespread, as the working public found its … Continue reading DANCE MUSIC STOPS THE TRAFFIC
The Sting/Jaguar love story is a curious one, one which will have repercussions on a mainstream music industry that is seeing its already crumbling credibility disintegrate faster than Sting’s songwriting capabilities. Sting’s 2000 release “Brand New Day” and its marginal title track lead single failed to jump-start a career that had been stuck in neutral … Continue reading HE DID IT ALL FOR THE NOOKIE