LFO ‎– Advance

Warp Records ‎– WARP CD39
CD, Album


1 Advance 5:29
2 Shut Down 4:50
3 Loch Ness 4:48
4 Goodnight Vienna 3:51
5 Tied Up 5:21
6 Them 4:10
7 Ultra Schall 4:15
8 Shove Piggy Shove 4:19
9 Psychodelik 5:21
10 Jason Vorhees 4:33
11 Forever 5:28
12 Kombat Drinking 5:11

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Advance warning: Low frequencies.
Recorded: 1/4/7/10/11 - LFO Studios, 2/3/8/9/12 - FON Studios.
℗1996 Warp Records ©1996 Warp Records.

Comes in a standard jewel case with six page fold-out booklet, the front page has a cut out circle.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode: 5 021603 039124
  • Barcode (Scanned): 5021603039124
  • Matrix / Runout: WARPCD39 : MASTERED BY MAYKING

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Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
RTD 126.1740.2 LFO Advance(CD, Album) Rough Trade, Warp Records RTD 126.1740.2 Germany 1996 Sell This Version
WARP LP 39 P LFO Advance(2xLP, Album, Promo) Warp Records WARP LP 39 P UK 1996 Sell This Version
SRCS 7963 LFO Advance(CD, Album) Sony Records SRCS 7963 Japan 1996 Sell This Version
WARPCD 39P LFO Advance(CD, Album, Promo) Warp Records WARPCD 39P UK 1996 Sell This Version
WARP CD39 LFO Advance(CD, Album, RP) Warp Records WARP CD39 UK Unknown Sell This Version


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March 10, 2018
Mature work during a time when techno (and me) just grown up. My favorite work of LFO when I was sliding from alternative music to Tekno. In my oppinion this is more kinda industrial techno music. There were a lot of creative artists (even Bowie) crossing boundaries in mid of 90s.


April 15, 2017
Enough has been said of this album and its place in history. Most are correct. This is going to stand the test of time and prove itself to be the focused and embodied work of an inspired genius. Desert island top three work for me. Just perfect.


October 13, 2014

One of the best albums in electronic music of all time .. R.I.P Mark Bell


September 26, 2014

this is a great album.
LFO one of my favorites.
Until the year of the dissolution, in 1996, the group was composed of Gez Varley and Mark Bell. In 2003, Bell has reformed the project as one member after the name LFO.
The group is considered one of the pioneers of the bass-heavy techno music.


October 25, 2013
edited over 4 years ago

Probably the finest album of electronic music ever released. 'Frequencies' is nice too but this one has so much more depth to it. The Pioneers strikes back, so to speak, and they leave a permanent mark in the timeline, once again....


April 6, 2013
This is an great electronic album. Masterwork.


August 23, 2012
edited over 5 years ago

What an album, and what a step from "Frequencies".

From the electro-porno of "Tied Up"(this is what AIs listen to during sex) to the swirling ambience of "Ultra Schall" and the floor-filling techno stomping of "Shut Down", "Jason Voorhees" and "Kombat Drinking", Bell and Varley have really branched out from the tight acid-drenched electro-disco of their debut.

A shame this probably won't see a re-release; people now are really missing out. A classic through and through. If you find it, treasure it!


February 25, 2012
I dont see why everyone raves about the album "Frequencies," for this IS LFO's finest album. I listen to it frequently. There SHOULD be a reissue of this album.


November 18, 2005
edited over 12 years ago

Despite the nostalgic praise heaped on their debut, 'Advance' is the duo's finest hour, a subtle update on the beats n' bleeps of Warp's Artificial Intelligence concept.

Brash, bold, brave and beautiful, 'Advance' is timeless in its own mid-90s kinda way. 40 years ago, this is probably what people thought pop music of the future would sound like.


January 31, 2003

As both, Bell and Varley shifted towards solo projects and studio production in the mid-90s, 'Frequencies' and 'Advance' remain with other precious jewels of perfect electronic dance-music. Unlike house-influenced 'Frequencies', 'Advance' continues with more ambiental spaces, but to keep up the atmosphere, it is spiced alright with bombastic 'Tied Up', 'Shut Down' or 'Kombat Drinking', enough to get down the dancefloor for a start. Simply, this is the right measure, the perfect beat, a true masterpiece. Sadly most people will miss it. And most sadly, they will miss it in favour of some cheapest dance-trends. Whatever happened to revolutions?