For his new album, Moby got the job done with old, barely working equipment that fills his L.A. studio.

Moby's new studio, built high up in Los Angeles' Beachwood Canyon, the area that's home to the Hollywood sign, isn't that different from the one he built in a lower Manhattan apartment. It occupies a single small bedroom, with various electronic devices arranged with museum-like care, and guitars and keyboards no more than a step or two from the computer.

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