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#367128 - 04/19/05 06:25 AM Pictures of Moby: UGHHHHHH!!!
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I hate how Moby makes himself look in pictures.

As much as I like EQ, I will have to throw out the current issue ASAP because I can't stand to look at Moby mugging on the cover.

He's always making the stupidiest "I'm so cool" wide-eyed, flat-mouthed, confused little boy expressions that are just oh so contrived and pretentious.

Like his music, hate his music, whatever.

But looking at his pics, I can't help but think what a dick.

-Peace, Love, and Brittanylips

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#367129 - 04/19/05 06:36 AM Re: Pictures of Moby: UGHHHHHH!!!
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Just because me and Moby are better than you doesn't give you the right to bitch.





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#367130 - 04/19/05 12:05 PM Re: Pictures of Moby: UGHHHHHH!!!
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(but seriously, take a look at that guy's mug. It's like he's trying to say "look how wierd, wacky and David Byrne I am." It's just like, Uggghhhhhh.)

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#367131 - 04/19/05 01:01 PM Re: Pictures of Moby: UGHHHHHH!!!
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I can't remember what he looks like.

Probably because I gave up my EQ subscription a while back.


(Ahem.)


BTW... has anyone noticed that the "Forum" link on the Eqmag.com site errors out ("no forum selected")?

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#367132 - 04/19/05 01:23 PM Re: Pictures of Moby: UGHHHHHH!!!
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maybe he's got an overactive thyroid gland.

Last time i ate in a restaurant alone there was some lady with that issue. Also her eyes were slightly crossed. I realise she can't help the way she looks, but she seemed to be staring at me the whole time i was there. It was really starting to creep me out.

I sure hope it wasn't as painful as it looked.
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#367133 - 04/19/05 03:44 PM Re: Pictures of Moby: UGHHHHHH!!!
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No, no, no...the song is called "Pictures of Lily", not "Pictures of Moby."

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#367134 - 04/19/05 04:11 PM Re: Pictures of Moby: UGHHHHHH!!!
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Don't throw away the issue, just rip the cover off!
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#367135 - 04/19/05 04:20 PM Re: Pictures of Moby: UGHHHHHH!!!
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Or attack him with a sharpie!
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#367136 - 04/19/05 04:31 PM Re: Pictures of Moby: UGHHHHHH!!!
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Just so I'm not misunderstood... I have enormous respect for some of the people involved with EQ (and I'd mention at least one by name if I wasn't afraid of embarrassing him with praise) -- and there's much of merit in the magazine. But there is a personality/celebrity thing going on in the overall direction of some of the content that I find, let's say, distracting.

But I'd like to say that I sincerely thank EQ and the MP family for these boards and for their involvement in the music scene. And my recent tour of the "magazine side" of these boards left me impressed with the usability and attractive design.

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#367137 - 04/19/05 04:50 PM Re: Pictures of Moby: UGHHHHHH!!!
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Yeah but Phil O'Keefe lets the whole side down :p

I like Moby's latest single btw.
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#367138 - 04/19/05 04:53 PM Re: Pictures of Moby: UGHHHHHH!!!
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Can anyone post the pic in question?
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#367139 - 04/19/05 05:02 PM Re: Pictures of Moby: UGHHHHHH!!!
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I think this is the one in question.

What we need to do, is come up with one slightly larger and UNLEASH THE PHOTOSHOP GOONS ON IT, MOO HOO HAA HAA!!
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#367140 - 04/19/05 06:10 PM Re: Pictures of Moby: UGHHHHHH!!!
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I dunno.

Look at other celebrities and how they appear in photo shoots.

Reznor is gloomy.
Navarro is sexy.
Moby is dorky.

We need variety!

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#367141 - 04/19/05 06:31 PM Re: Pictures of Moby: UGHHHHHH!!!
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Quote:
Originally posted by ihategarybettman:
No, no, no...the song is called "Pictures of Lily", not "Pictures of Moby."
Pictures of Lilly. Lilly, Oh Lilly.... \:\)
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#367142 - 04/19/05 06:46 PM Re: Pictures of Moby: UGHHHHHH!!!
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He kinda looks like he should be on SG instead of EQ.

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#367143 - 04/19/05 09:15 PM Re: Pictures of Moby: UGHHHHHH!!!
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Maybe we could move this entire thread over to the one about concrete domes. Then we could refer to him as "Moby in the adobe"
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#367144 - 04/19/05 10:59 PM Re: Pictures of Moby: UGHHHHHH!!!
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Quote:
Originally posted by Brittanylips:
It's like he's trying to say "look how wierd, wacky and David Byrne I am." It's just like, Uggghhhhhh.)
Ironically, I lost all respect for David Byrne when he started doing the same thing - and he IS David Byrne!
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#367145 - 04/20/05 08:29 AM Re: Pictures of Moby: UGHHHHHH!!!
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Quote:
Originally posted by EoS:
Quote:
Originally posted by Brittanylips:
It's like he's trying to say "look how wierd, wacky and David Byrne I am." It's just like, Uggghhhhhh.)
Ironically, I lost all respect for David Byrne when he started doing the same thing - and he IS David Byrne!
LOL!

Reminds me of Laurie Anderson's story of how she left her apartment one day, and someone said to her "oh no, not another Laurie Anderson clone."

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#367146 - 04/20/05 08:32 AM Re: Pictures of Moby: UGHHHHHH!!!
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Quote:
Originally posted by Phait:
I dunno.

Look at other celebrities and how they appear in photo shoots.

Reznor is gloomy.
Navarro is sexy.
Moby is dorky.

We need variety!
That's just the point! If ONLY Moby would be his dorky self. That would be cool. But instead, he's acting all "ooooohhhh look at me... I'm Mr. cool boy.... oooooohhhh .... let me try this wierd expression .... how bout this one..... ooooh.... do I look cool yet?"

Ever see Zoolander?

-Peace, Love, and Brittanylips

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#367147 - 04/20/05 08:34 AM Re: Pictures of Moby: UGHHHHHH!!!
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Yep I've seen Zoolander.

I make faces in the mirror. I guess I'm one of "them" types.

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#367148 - 04/20/05 08:42 AM Re: Pictures of Moby: UGHHHHHH!!!
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Quote:
Originally posted by Anderton:
<>

Don't throw away the issue, just rip the cover off!
Thanks for the suggestion! However, I like the heft the cover ads. So if I rip it off, it's just going to increase my annoyance at Moby for driving me to commit the act of violence against a magazine that I otherwise happen to like quite a bit.

Perhaps the compromise is just to deface the picture. I think that's what I'll do. Perhaps I'll magic marker on one of those censurship bars across his face, you know, the type of bars usually reserved for lower bodily regions or anonymous witnesses.

Otherwise, I like the issue just swell. I particularly like the "Special Advertising Section" at the end that gives little pics and descrips of popular gear. It reminds me of stuff I'd like to buy. I know that this is paid advertising (and I should therefore be wary of it), but I actually think it's a great section, and displays stuff in an easy to understand way. I see it and think "oh yeah, I've been meaning to pick up one of those." I wouldn't mind a regular section of pics and descripts of gear you all like, to remind me of things that I may want.

-Peace, Love, and Perhaps Over-reacting to Moby's Ugly MugLips

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#367149 - 04/20/05 08:44 AM Re: Pictures of Moby: UGHHHHHH!!!
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Quote:
Originally posted by Phait:
Yep I've seen Zoolander.

I make faces in the mirror. I guess I'm one of "them" types.
I'll take your faces in the mirror over Moby's faces in the mirror any day.

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#367150 - 04/20/05 10:21 AM Re: Pictures of Moby: UGHHHHHH!!!
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Don't rip off the cover.
Just paste this picture over Moby's....



Problem solved!
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#367151 - 04/20/05 11:44 AM Re: Pictures of Moby: UGHHHHHH!!!
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That's Moby!?

Thought it was Phil O'Keefe! ;\) :p (At least the Hotel pic.)

Nursers - I like Moby's latest single too, assuming it's the same one (Lift Me Up?) There's also a really good future single called "Raining Again" but other than that the new album's a bit of a let down in my opinion.

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#367152 - 04/20/05 09:33 PM Re: Pictures of Moby: UGHHHHHH!!!
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Quote:
Originally posted by Super 8:
Don't rip off the cover.
Just paste this picture over Moby's....



Problem solved!
:D \:D \:D

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#367153 - 04/21/05 10:15 AM Re: Pictures of Moby: UGHHHHHH!!!
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or this one?


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#367154 - 04/21/05 10:23 AM Re: Pictures of Moby: UGHHHHHH!!!
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i think its hillarious.
i like the fact that he doesnt take himself too seriously...
and i guess the fact that i pull a stupid face in almost all my photos makes it more enjoyable for me...
i mean.. smiling.... its over rated!
silly face is the new black!

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#367155 - 04/21/05 01:03 PM Re: Pictures of Moby: UGHHHHHH!!!
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I met him at a lecture he gave at UCSB recently. I think he just really does look like that.

Nice guy... very bright... was a philosophy major, too.
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#367156 - 04/21/05 01:25 PM Re: Pictures of Moby: UGHHHHHH!!!
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Quote:
Originally posted by Keysking:
i like the fact that he doesnt take himself too seriously...
Oh You!

It's just the opposite!

That's the problem.

He takes himself way way way too seriously. That's what's all over the pictures.

It's like, c'mon guy, loosen up.

A friend of mine did a show with him and was like, stop taking yourself so damn seriously, you little mobyhead.

Anyway, the issue (all the levels of meaning of that word) is now resolved for me. I reread Craig's review of the Firepod which I enjoyed, tore my name off the cover, and left it in a public place for the enjoyment or annoyance of others.

-Peace, Love and Brittanylips

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#367157 - 04/21/05 08:57 PM Re: Pictures of Moby: UGHHHHHH!!!
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I was moderator for a panel discussion in New York in the early early 90s. It had a bunch of luminaries (including Wendy Carlos), and Moby was added at the last minute. I think I was the only one there familiar with Go.

Anyway, he looked just like Sherman of Sherman and Mr. Peabody, I think he even had madras shorts. He mostly deferred to the "luminaries" but made occasional comments, all of which were cogent and thoughtful.

At one point, I asked what the panel thought could be improved about the user interfaces of the day. Moby asked "What's a user interface?" One of the panelists (not Wendy, of course!) sort of groaned, gave a look like "What a moron," and started laughing. Well, Moby's previous comments pegged him as anything but a moron, and I felt it was very rude to treat him like that. So I went semi-ballistic and said "Look, the reason why he's asking that question is because he actually uses this stuff. He's sold a lot of records and he connects musically with a lot of people, and I thought that's what it was all about anyway. Maybe the fact that he doesn't think about what he does, he just does it, is why he's successful."

I saw him play in concert later that night, and he was good although most of what he played to was sequenced. Still, he seemed like someone with staying power. He's a pretty unlikely "star," so more power to him for his success.
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#367158 - 04/22/05 09:00 AM Re: Pictures of Moby: UGHHHHHH!!!
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An unlikely star (and cool for that reason) at that point, but at this point, has he become the musical Crocodile Hunter, another unlikely and delightful star become (to me at least) a tiresome self-promotion machine?

Not to sound like "the rock star is always better when no one knows who they are," but I can't help but think that at that point of his carreer, when he was Sherman breaking out his beats in underground raves, and sweetly naive at your forum, he was at his best. And now that he's become a savvy little media whore mugging to the camera, he's less interesting.

I guess the bottom line is that if he can produce fantastic music, that speaks for itself and none of this image stuff matters. However, if his fame surpasses the quality of his current musical output, then he has become the crocodile hunter, and I change the channel.

I used to love the crocodile hunter!

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#367159 - 04/22/05 09:56 AM Re: Pictures of Moby: UGHHHHHH!!!
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Not that it matters,

But wtf does Eminem have it out so bad for Moby? Like Brittanylips said, he's kind of annoying in his omnipresent contrived poses, but that's not enough to motivate me to do anything stupid, like allegedly hire up some thugs to go kick his ass at an autograph signing....

I don't like Eminem's music, but in reading some of his lyrics, i've come across the notion that he's just one angry and disturbed little man.
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#367160 - 04/22/05 10:25 AM Re: Pictures of Moby: UGHHHHHH!!!
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Phaeton,

But that's the beauty of Eminem.

An angry and disturbed little man. What you see is what you get. A self-deprecating rather than self-aggrandizing rapper. In rap, that's innovative with Eminem.

So all the angry disturbed little men of the world (otherwise known as adolescents) relate to that and buy his record.

On the other, as you nailed it with the perfect word, Moby has become "contrived."

-P L & Bl

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#367161 - 04/22/05 11:00 AM Re: Pictures of Moby: UGHHHHHH!!!
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#367162 - 04/22/05 12:40 PM Re: Pictures of Moby: UGHHHHHH!!!
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If jealousy were a fever....

Are you suggesting we're jealous of Moby?
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#367163 - 04/22/05 01:15 PM Re: Pictures of Moby: UGHHHHHH!!!
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Quote:
Originally posted by Ernest Buckley:
If jealousy were a fever....
Moby would be the antidote!

Not jealous at all, dude. Jealousy is stupid.

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#367164 - 07/20/05 03:56 AM Re: Pictures of Moby: UGHHHHHH!!!
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Just got back from a Moby show - was recorded for TV - Moby did an acoustic show - himself and guitarist on acoustic guitar plus two female vocalists. All sitting on stools.

They were excellent - even played a few covers (Ring of Fire, Rebel Yell (lounge jazz version) and Take a walk on the wildside).

Highly recomended - and Moby came across as a thoughtful, humourous, generally good guy
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#367165 - 07/20/05 06:27 AM Re: Pictures of Moby: UGHHHHHH!!!
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A pic from the gig:

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#367166 - 07/21/05 01:20 AM Re: Pictures of Moby: UGHHHHHH!!!
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Quote:
Originally posted by Brittanylips:


But looking at his pics, I can't help but think what a dick.

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#367167 - 07/21/05 07:52 AM Re: Pictures of Moby: UGHHHHHH!!!
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I bet he hasn't heard that one before ;\)
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#367168 - 07/21/05 01:09 PM Re: Pictures of Moby: UGHHHHHH!!!
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Regardless of how you think he looks, he sure picks some excellent looking backing vocalists. Entirely because they have the best voice for the music, I'm sure....


Thanks, nursers. I'll look to catch the show when they broadcast it.
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#367169 - 07/21/05 01:16 PM Re: Pictures of Moby: UGHHHHHH!!!
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If jealousy were a fever....
....there would be only one cure....





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#367170 - 07/21/05 01:19 PM Re: Pictures of Moby: UGHHHHHH!!!
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I've seen him around in NYC from time to time. Never wanted to approach him, though. Seems like a nice fella. I could have dinner and a chat with him, but not if I was ordering the food. It'll take forever and a day to turn me into a vegan, though my own diet is pro-vegetable, with a side order of tiny bits of fishie, and meats.
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#367171 - 07/21/05 01:22 PM Re: Pictures of Moby: UGHHHHHH!!!
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It could be worse....Blender magazine was on a kick where they posted that joker's picture somewhere in the mag for months on end...it was like a running joke...

...the catch?

It was a picture of him with nothing on but a sock on his pecker!

So consider yourself lucky. \:D

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#367172 - 07/21/05 01:25 PM Re: Pictures of Moby: UGHHHHHH!!!
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What instrument does Moby actually play? For some reason I thought he was a synth guy.


Quote:
Originally posted by nursers:
I bet he hasn't heard that one before ;\)
He's a descendent of Herman Melville.
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#367173 - 07/21/05 01:27 PM Re: Pictures of Moby: UGHHHHHH!!!
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One of the most bizarre and surreal things I've ever seen was Moby on the VH1 show 'Top 100 Metal Bands' (or something like that) describing how much he loves the Motley Crue record Shout at the Devil.
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#367174 - 07/21/05 01:47 PM Re: Pictures of Moby: UGHHHHHH!!!
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Quote:
Originally posted by Brittanylips:

(but seriously, take a look at that guy's mug. It's like he's
trying to say "look how wierd, wacky and David Byrne I am.
" It's just like, Uggghhhhhh.)
There is a reason for that.


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#367175 - 07/21/05 04:59 PM Re: Pictures of Moby: UGHHHHHH!!!
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\:D

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#367176 - 07/22/05 01:49 AM Re: Pictures of Moby: UGHHHHHH!!!
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Quote:
Originally posted by Super 8:
What instrument does Moby actually play? For some reason I thought he was a synth guy.


Quote:
Originally posted by nursers:
I bet he hasn't heard that one before ;\)
He's a descendent of Herman Melville.
Hey played acoustic guitar - and appeared to play it quite well...
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#367177 - 07/22/05 02:41 AM Re: Pictures of Moby: UGHHHHHH!!!
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As far as I know, Moby is a multi-instrumentalist. I saw Moby on tv (might have been Leno or Letterman) and he was performing "South Side" singing and playing electric guitar.

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#367178 - 07/22/05 08:52 AM Re: Pictures of Moby: UGHHHHHH!!!
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I liked the commercial Moby did for the Sci-Fi channel. Close Encounters.... \:\)
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#367179 - 07/22/05 11:43 AM Re: Pictures of Moby: UGHHHHHH!!!
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Don't mean to be hatin' on Moby but that guitar solo on 'South Side' is absolutley horrible. Its just a bunch of tired old boring licks and the last part is so out of tune its painful. Yuck.
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#367180 - 07/22/05 12:08 PM Re: Pictures of Moby: UGHHHHHH!!!
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Word. That solo is the suckiest suckfest that ever sucked \:D .

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#367181 - 07/22/05 02:25 PM Re: Pictures of Moby: UGHHHHHH!!!
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Quote:
Originally posted by Dylan:
Word. That solo is the suckiest suckfest that ever sucked \:D .
It's practically "Phil Collins-esque".
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#367182 - 07/22/05 05:00 PM Re: Pictures of Moby: UGHHHHHH!!!
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Phil plays guitar?
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#367183 - 07/22/05 06:17 PM Re: Pictures of Moby: UGHHHHHH!!!
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Maybe he should do a cover of 'In the Air Tonight"
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#367184 - 07/24/05 08:32 PM Re: Pictures of Moby: UGHHHHHH!!!
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I dunno, I think he looks like a dentist. You gotta work hard against nature when you have something like that going for you, if you wanna be a star.

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#367185 - 07/24/05 09:24 PM Re: Pictures of Moby: UGHHHHHH!!!
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Personally I think its cool that the guy looks like a nerd and is such a hit or success in the music industry. If anything, it should give most of us here (myself excluded \:D ) some hope that it is not always about looks...
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