“I grew up obsessed with science fiction, and when I was really young, I wanted to be a scientist. What that meant was, I wanted to work in an environment that looked like the bridge of the Enterprise. I wanted to have oscilloscopes and buttons. Somehow, magically, I’ve become an electronic musician, and I have a recording studio that looks like the bridge of the Enterprise.”—Moby, on how science-fiction affects his music.
Hey guess what! Moby went to Darien High School. I just fetched our 1982 copy of the high school yearbook Darrianus from our Rare Books cabinet. Here’s what Moby, a.k.a. Richard Hall looked like when he was a junior in high school: