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    Default It's raining techno icons

    Mark Bell of LFO has passed away today

    http://www.factmag.com/2014/10/13/lf...ng-to-reports/



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    RIP Mark Bell


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    RIP


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    Quote Originally Posted by nathanfairchild View Post
    RIP

    Are you trying to be funny? He's collaborated with Bjork, Depeche Mode, and other influential artists. Get that MTV crap out of here. Don't be a douche....


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    Default Re: It's raining techno icons

    The especially shitty part is LFO was still performing live and seemed to be putting on a good show, and of course didn't make it to the US any time recently.





    One of my absolute favorite 90s techno tracks:

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    Quote Originally Posted by Spooks View Post
    Are you trying to be funny? He's collaborated with Bjork, Depeche Mode, and other influential artists. Get that MTV crap out of here. Don't be a douche....
    Yes, it's a joke, you dense as fuck moron.

    Also, you are one of the most disrespectful, rude, mean people on this board. You have absolutely no place to call anyone out on anything.
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    Quote Originally Posted by SoulDischarge View Post
    The especially shitty part is LFO was still performing live and seemed to be putting on a good show, and of course didn't make it to the US any time recently.



    [yt]8NPWO5dh3w4/yt]

    One of my absolute favorite 90s techno tracks:

    LOVE that second one!
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    Quote Originally Posted by nathanfairchild View Post
    RIP

    is this a joke?

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    Quote Originally Posted by TomAz View Post
    is this a joke?
    Admittedly it was in poor taste. I'm not sure if you heard, but he worked with bjork and depeche mode!

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    Quote Originally Posted by nathanfairchild View Post
    RIP

    Terrible. Somebody died here that spooks actually cares about. Show some respect.
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    but he never played at Output or Verboten. Come on, how good could he have been?
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    Hey, rock jerks, Frequencies was one of the best albums of the 90s.
    Quote Originally Posted by guedita View Post
    Thanks for giving us the opportunity to not give a fuck again.

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    Quote Originally Posted by nathanfairchild View Post
    Admittedly it was in poor taste. I'm not sure if you heard, but he worked with bjork and depeche mode!
    got it. (winking emoticon goes here)

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    Quote Originally Posted by SoulDischarge View Post
    Hey, rock jerks, Frequencies was one of the best albums of the 90s.
    Advance as well.

    And ya'll should feel ashamed. Spooks has been a fan of LFO for years and years and years.

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    6/6: Matthew Dear, Daniel Bortz @ Public Works
    6/12: Christian Loeffler @ TBA
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    Default Re: It's raining techno icons

    I think some people are getting LFO (British electronic pioneers) mixed up with LFO (Crappy American pop group who did Summer Girls and other lousy hits, one of their members did die but in 2010),

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    Default Re: It's raining techno icons

    Did you look at what is happening in this thread and then truly believe that people are confused about that?
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    I was joking.......but you never know.

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    Is anyone here genuinely angry or upset, or are we all just pretending to find the joke of LFO (the producer) and LFO (the group) in bad taste?
    People here rarely have feelings, so it's hard to tell.

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    I thought it was fairly funny, and it became funnier once spooks peed in his cheerios over it.
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    I am upset that Spooks is trying make people think he is a human
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    This bummed me out. RIP Mark Bell.


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    Sad news, RIP.
    Anything is possible...

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    Didn't he play on the ReacTable during Bjork's set at Coachella in 2007? I am pretty sure he was there.
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    He was on the Volta and Homogenic tours, yes.


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    Quote Originally Posted by bballarl View Post
    This bummed me out. RIP Mark Bell.

    Big ditto on this post.

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