This week’s vinyl sale follows Moby’s fundraiser back in April when he sold more than 100 instruments and pieces of gear.
Moby will put his record collection up for sale this Thursday and donate all proceeds to an anti-cruelty non-profit group, the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine.
The sale on online marketplace Reverb LP will include Moby’s personal copies of nearly every one of his own records, along with hundreds of 12-inches he used as a DJ early on his career. His collection is said to be heavy on techno, house and hip-hop from the ’80s and ’90s, with many of the records featuring handwritten markers Moby added to help him during his DJ sets.
“These are all the records that I bought and loved and played and carried all around the world,” the artist explains in a video promoting the sale. “I would rather you have them than me, because if you have them, you’ll play them, you’ll love them, 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.”
Moby’s move to sell off his wax comes after an April sale on Reverb, also done to support the PCRM non-profit, that featured more than 100 instruments, pieces of gear and other accoutrements.
Watch the record sale’s promo video before the Thursday launch.