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Low Frequency Oscillation
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LFO was formed in 1988 in Leeds, West Yorkshire, United Kingdom and was active until 2014.

Gez & Mark originally met whilst part of rival breakdancing crews in the Merrion shopping centre in Leeds in 1984. They then met again whilst at college studying photography and graphic design in 1988 and formed LFO.

Members: Mark Bell (1988-2014), Gez Varley (1988-96) & Martin Williams (1988-90)

LFO (Low Frequency Oscillation), named after the Low Frequency Oscillator component of synthesizers, were pioneers of the "Bleep Techno" sound in the UK at the end of the Eighties and are best known for the early self-titled techno anthem "LFO".

Their last release as a duo was the album "Advance" in 1996. In 2003 Mark Bell resumed use of the name as a solo pseudonym.

Mark Bell died in October 2014 from complications after an operation.
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577 591-2, 577591-2 LFO - Deep In Velvet (Remixes) album art Phillip Boa And The Voodooclub* Deep In Velvet (Speed Up Edit) Phillip Boa And The Voodooclub* - Deep In Velvet (Remixes)(CD, Maxi) Motor Music, Motor Music 577 591-2, 577591-2 Europe 1995 Sell This Version
LFO - Hyper-ballad album art Björk Björk - Hyper-ballad (Single) One Little Indian UK 1995 Sell This Version
LFO - Versus album art The Sabres Of Paradise Versus LFO & Nightmares On Wax Duke Of Earlsfield (LFO Mix) The Sabres Of Paradise Versus LFO & Nightmares On Wax - Versus Warp Records UK 1995 Sell This Version
BASIC 231-2 LFO - Gaultier Modern Dance Parties 1990-1995 album art Ronald Molendijk Astral Dreams (LFO's Reality Mix) Ronald Molendijk - Gaultier Modern Dance Parties 1990-1995(CD, Comp, Mixed) Basic Beat Recordings BASIC 231-2 Netherlands 1995 Sell This Version
LFO - Slowburn (Blissed-Out Beats And After Hours Anthems) album art Various Crusoe (The LFO Mix) Various - Slowburn (Blissed-Out Beats And After Hours Anthems) (Comp) Rumour Records UK 1996 Sell This Version
LFO - Childline (Today's Top Artists Unite For Charity) album art Various Possibly Maybe (LFO Lucy Mix) Various - Childline (Today's Top Artists Unite For Charity) (Comp) Polygram TV UK 1996 Sell This Version
LFO - La Collection, Chapter 2 album art Various Astral Dreams (Lucid Mix By LFO) Various - La Collection, Chapter 2 (Comp) F Communications France 1996 Sell This Version
LFO - Believe album art Gus Gus* Believe (LFO Remix) Gus Gus* - Believe (Single) 4AD UK 1996 Sell This Version
none LFO - Possibly Maybe album art Bjork* Possibly Maybe (LFO Lucy Mix) Bjork* - Possibly Maybe(Cass, Single, Promo) One Little Indian none UK 1996 Sell This Version
LFO - Dimensions In Ambience album art Various Eclipsed (LFO Mix) (Emmersion Mix) Various - Dimensions In Ambience (Comp) Quango Records US 1996 Sell This Version
LFO - Telegram album art Björk Possibly Maybe (Lucy Mix) Björk - Telegram (Comp) One Little Indian Netherlands 1996 Sell This Version
ALCA-5101, ALCA-5102 LFO - Twins: Super Best Of Soft Ballet album art Soft Ballet Brilliant Fault And Sky Was Blue Soft Ballet - Twins: Super Best Of Soft Ballet(2xCD, Comp) Alfa Records, Inc, Alfa Records, Inc ALCA-5101, ALCA-5102 Japan 1996 Sell This Version
X008 LFO - Earthquake album art Atomizer Earthquake (LFO Mix One) Atomizer - Earthquake(12") X Records X008 UK 1996 Sell This Version
ES 3576 LFO - Technodance Nation Volume 3 album art The Art Of Noise Crusoe (The LFO Mix) The Art Of Noise - Technodance Nation Volume 3(Cass, Comp, Unofficial) Euro Star ES 3576 Ukraine 1996 Sell This Version
ALR 274 LFO - Telegram album art Björk Possibly Maybe (Lucy Mix) Björk - Telegram(Cass, Unofficial) Always Records ALR 274 Russia 1996 Sell This Version
194TP7CDL LFO - I Miss You album art Björk Hyperballad (3am Mix) Björk - I Miss You(CD, Single, Ltd, CD2) One Little Indian 194TP7CDL UK 1997 Sell This Version
LFO - Home album art Depeche Mode Home (LFO Meant To Be) Depeche Mode - Home (Single) Mute Japan 1997 Sell This Version
LFO - Home / Useless album art Depeche Mode Home (LFO Meant To Be) Depeche Mode - Home / Useless (Maxi) Reprise Records, Reprise Records, Mute, Mute US 1997 Sell This Version
LFO - Double Dance N°01 album art Various Home (LFO Meant To Be) Various - Double Dance N°01 (Comp) Polystar (3), Intercord Germany 1997 Sell This Version
LFO - Future Funk-2 album art Various Believe (LFO Mix) Various - Future Funk-2 (Comp) Solid State Records UK 1997 Sell This Version
WDM 10061 LFO - Immanent album art H-A-L-O* Eclipsed (Growth Mix) and 2 more… H-A-L-O* - Immanent(CD, Album) World Domination Recordings WDM 10061 US 1997 Sell This Version
LFO - Polydistortion album art GusGus Believe (LFO Remix) GusGus - Polydistortion (Album) MNW Sweden 1997 Sell This Version
WOLCD 1075 LFO - State Of The Art album art Art Of Noise* Crusoe (The LFO Mix) Art Of Noise* - State Of The Art(Box, Comp + CD, Album, Mixed, RE + CD, Album, RE +) China Records WOLCD 1075 UK 1997 Sell This Version
LFO - Mixed Traxx album art Various Overflow (LFO Mix) Various - Mixed Traxx KK Traxx Belgium 1998 Sell This Version
VTDCD 188 LFO - The Gallery - Modern Masters Vol #1 album art Various Aftermath (LFO Mix) Various - The Gallery - Modern Masters Vol #1(3xCD, Comp, Mixed) Virgin, VC Recordings VTDCD 188 UK 1998 Sell This Version

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filipvdd

filipvdd

January 9, 2016
edited over 3 years ago
I sit in the living room watching TV and zapping and looking at mtv party zone and hear the LFO track ... then i rushed myself to the bilboard to purchase the plate :) the atmosphere of the song was mysterious at the end of the cold war !
BomberOne

BomberOne

May 5, 2015
The sleeve is mostly an homage to the English TV serial "UFO" from Gerry Anderson of Thunderbirds fame (among his many other great productions), where the SHADO had a logo that inspired the doodle from LFO guy. Hence the LFO-UFO visual pun.
jorma666

jorma666

October 27, 2014
We will never ever forget the legacy you left behind, Mark. Thanks for all the hours of inspiration. You will be missed.
bicho

bicho

October 17, 2014
Thanks Mark Bell, wherever you are. We are blessed, since we were able to be enlightened by your music during this era. Your works are timeless. Love.
scherben

scherben

April 18, 2014
edited over 3 years ago
LFO's humanoid figure as seen on 'We Are Back' and 'Frequencies' bears a resemblance to the Falkville 'alien' sighted in 1973. Intentional?

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