(Photo by Jonathan Nesvadba) Moby returns with his semi-annual tradition of releasing a new album of ambient compositions, with “Ambient 23”, a 16-track album.
Moby reflects on how he created the album: “It’s a bit different than some of my more recent Ambient records because it’s almost exclusively made with weird old drum machines and old synths from my collection, inspired by my early ambient heroes.”
In 2022 Moby launched his new label Always Centered at Night (ACAN) to make emotional, atmospheric music. With this idea in mind, the label brought us its debut release “Medusa”, a collaboration between Moby and Doja Cat collaborator Aynzli Jones. Next were “On Air” with serpentwithfeet, “Fall Back” with Akemi Fox and most recently the stripped-back orchestral “Ache For” with José James.
Multiple releases on ACAN are planned for 2023 and beyond, with other news coming soon.
Listen to Ambient 23 below.
Since you’re here …
… we have a small favour to ask. More people are reading Side-Line Magazine than ever but advertising revenues across the media are falling fast. Unlike many news organisations, we haven’t put up a paywall – we want to keep our journalism as open as we can - and we refuse to add annoying advertising. So you can see why we need to ask for your help.
Side-Line’s independent journalism takes a lot of time, money and hard work to produce. But we do it because we want to push the artists we like and who are equally fighting to survive.
If everyone who reads our reporting, who likes it, helps fund it, our future would be much more secure. For as little as 5 US$, you can support Side-Line Magazine – and it only takes a minute. Thank you.
The donations are safely powered by Paypal.