Founded in Darmstadt, Germany in 1991 by Markus Popp, Sebastian Oschatz, Frank Metzger and Holger Lindmüller.
Holger Lindmüller left about 1993, and Oval became a trio, then Sebastian Oschatz and Frank Metzger left in 1995, and since that Oval became a solo project of Markus Popp.
For copyright credits, see Oval (6).


none Oval - Oktober 91 album art Oval Oktober 91(Cass) Not On Label (Oval Self-Released) none Germany 1991 Sell This Version
WR 6 CD Oval - Wohnton album art Oval Wohnton (Album) Ata Tak WR 6 CD Germany 1993 Sell This Version
MP LP 9, MP 9, EFA 00659-6 Oval - Systemisch album art Oval Systemisch (Album) Mille Plateaux MP LP 9, MP 9, EFA 00659-6 Germany 1994 Sell This Version
none Oval - Oval894Demo album art Oval Oval894Demo(Cass, Dem) Not On Label (Oval Self-Released) none Germany 1994 Sell This Version
MP LP 13 Oval - 94diskont. album art Oval 94diskont. (Album) Mille Plateaux MP LP 13 Germany 1995 Sell This Version
TKCB-71355 Oval - Dok album art Oval Dok (Album) Thrill Jockey TKCB-71355 Japan 1998 Sell This Version
F&F014, RTD 176.2914.1 Oval - Ovalprocess album art Oval Ovalprocess (Album) Thrill Jockey F&F014, RTD 176.2914.1 Germany 2000 Sell This Version
TKCB-71941 Oval - Pre/Commers album art Oval Pre/Commers (Album) Tokuma Japan Communications TKCB-71941 Japan 2000 Sell This Version
F&F032, RTD 176.2932.1 Oval - Ovalcommers album art Oval Ovalcommers (Album) Thrill Jockey F&F032, RTD 176.2932.1 Germany 2001 Sell This Version
SR199 Oval - 4 Parabolic Mixes album art Pousseur* - Main - Jeck* - Oval Pousseur* - Main - Jeck* - Oval - 4 Parabolic Mixes(2xCD) Sub Rosa SR199 Belgium 2001 Sell This Version
none Oval - O album art Oval O (Album) Thrill Jockey none US 2010 Sell This Version
thrill 270 Oval - Oval / Liturgy album art Oval / Liturgy (2) Oval / Liturgy (2) - Oval / Liturgy(LP, Ltd) Thrill Jockey thrill 270 US 2011 Sell This Version
EVOA_01 Oval - Voa album art Oval Voa (Album) Not On Label (Oval Self-Released) EVOA_01 2013 Sell This Version
none Oval - Calidostópia! album art Oval Calidostópia! (Album) Not On Label (Oval Self-released) none 2013 Sell This Version
dnn025 Oval - September album art Oval September(Cass, Ltd, C30) Duenn dnn025 Japan 2014 Sell This Version
EOVA_03 Oval - Popp album art Oval Popp (Album) Uovooo EOVA_03 Germany 2016 Sell This Version
THRILL JP 514 Oval - Scis album art Oval Scis (Album) Thrill Jockey THRILL JP 514 Japan 2020 Sell This Version

Singles & EPs

thrill 12.3 Oval - Music For Work Groups EP album art Tortoise Remixed By Oval Tortoise Remixed By Oval - Music For Work Groups EP (EP) Thrill Jockey thrill 12.3 US 1996 Sell This Version
TKCB-71463 Oval - Aero Deko Europa album art Oval Aero Deko Europa (EP) Form & Function TKCB-71463 Japan 1998 Sell This Version
RTD 176.2913.2, F&F013 Oval - Szenariodisk album art Oval Szenariodisk (EP) Thrill Jockey RTD 176.2913.2, F&F013 Germany 1999 Sell This Version
TKCB-71585 Oval - Szenario Europa album art Oval Szenario Europa (Maxi) Form & Function TKCB-71585 Japan 1999 Sell This Version
none Oval - Ringtones EP II album art Oval Ringtones EP II(8xFile, MP3, EP, 320) Thrill Jockey none Europe 2010
none Oval - Ringtones EP album art Oval Ringtones EP(8xFile, MP3, EP, 320) Thrill Jockey none Europe 2010
Thrill 12.44 Oval - Oh album art Oval Oh(12", EP, Ltd, Whi) Thrill Jockey Thrill 12.44 US 2010 Sell This Version
none Oval - Eksploio EP album art Oval Eksploio EP (EP) Thrill Jockey none 2019

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March 31, 2003
Frank Metzger, one of the Oval founding members, on the project's split in 95:
"Strictly speaking, neither Sebastian nor I actually 'left' oval. In the summer of 95, it became clear that Markus had very different goals for oval than I did. Increasingly, he wanted to professionalize oval.
For him, it was no longer so much about the music and the fun that went along with it, than it was about strategical considerations and marketing. I wrote a letter to Markus regarding this, which he has not answered to this day.
With Sebastian, the situation was similar. He saw on television that he was no longer an oval member. In a piece on the Japanese tour of mouse on mars/microstoria/oval that was broadcasted by the German music television station VIVA, there was a subtitle in a video clip of one of the oval pieces, which read: "This video was generated on the computer by Markus Popp and ex-oval member Sebastian Oschatz." It’s pretty likely that Markus was responsible for this subtitle. And Sebastian also no longer has any kind of contact with Markus."

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