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Moby’s latest album is an exclusive to top iOS meditation app


For those days when you want to take your lounge chair into the local park.
Photo: Calm

Music exclusives are nothing unusual when it comes to streaming music services, such as Tidal and Apple Music. But electronic music legend Moby has thought different with his approach to releasing his latest album.

Fans wanting to get hold of Moby’s “Long Ambients 2” can do so only by downloading the Calm meditation app.

The album is a follow-on to Moby’s 2016 “Long Ambients 1” (funny that!). Its a 37-minute production, and comprises six ambient tracks designed to help you chill and zone out.

“I originally made these songs for myself because I couldn’t find this type of music anywhere,” Moby said. “Long Ambients 2 was designed to help me sleep and to help other people find calm and maybe get a good night’s sleep. I hope to share it with other people who have sleep issues or battle anxiety or have a hard time calming themselves down.”

It’s time to relax…

For those who have never used Calm before, it’s a meditation app designed to, well, help you calm down. Alongside Moby’s new album, you can get an assortment of exclusive music and soundtracks. These include everything from original ambient compositions to nature sounds and white nice.

There are also breathing exercises, guided videos on things like mindful movement, and Sleep Stories narrated by the likes of Stephen Fry.

Calm most definitely has Apple’s stamp of approval. It was the company’s App of the Year back in 2017, and remains one of the most downloaded apps in the meditation category. “If you tend to have a hard time falling asleep, or a habit of crawling into bed and firing off angry tweets at people who are wrong on the internet, you might consider adding the app’s whimsical Sleep Stories to your nightly routine,” Apple has previously noted.

Calm is available to download for free, although there is a subscription option available for a few dollars per month.

Source: TechCrunch


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