Moby has announced plans to sell his entire record collection in an attempt to raise money for charity.
The huge hall of vinyl includes rare test pressings, signed reissues and promo recordings for iconic tracks ‘Why Does My Heart Feel So Bad’ and ‘That’s When I Reach For My Revolver’. The collection, which is made up mostly of 12″, consists of techno, house, and hip-hop from the ‘80s and ‘90s.
“I would rather you have them then me, because if you have them, you’ll play them, you’ll love them,” he said in conversation with Consequence of Sound, “and the money will go to the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine. So everybody wins. Well, except me, because now I don’t have any records.
“If I’m aspiring to enlightenment, I try to see it as just sort of like, an example of impermanence.” he says. “You know, like, everything we love eventually goes away. So I’m like, why not be a part of that process and help an organization I really care about?”
Listen to the full discussion here.