It''''s still a far cry from the 48-year-old''''s techno days in the 1990s, but it''''s now typical of the New York artist, whose real name is Richard Melville Hall
, to produce unwinding, tranquil harmonies, although, once again, he maintains the level of intrigue.
Most people wouldn't know Richard Melville Hall
if they tripped over him.
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The American singer-songwriter and musician Richard Melville Hall
, better known by his stage name Moby, had the opening night of the Ollesummer festival in Tallinn.
Moby, or Richard Melville Hall
to give him his real name, is thoughtful, articulate and pretty modest about his achievements.
Richard Melville Hall
is very comfortable describing his "feelings of inadequacy and low self-esteem"--which is mind-boggling once you realize that Hall is the artist better known as Moby, the musical jack-of-all-trades whose career has exploded over the past decade.
Born Richard Melville Hall
, a descendant of "Moby Dick" author Herman Melville, Moby is the first recognizable star of the electronica genre, with fans and collaborators that include Madonna, Elton John and David Bowie.
Moby - real name Richard Melville Hall
- got his nickname because he is a relative of Moby Dick author Herman Melville.
In fact, when the musician born Richard Melville Hall
finished the textural, sample-driven masterpiece, he assumed it would sink into obscurity.