Mark Bell of LFO has passed away due to unforeseen complications after an operation, according to multiple news outlets.
Warp Records, Bell's Label, confirmed the death with the following statement: "It's with great sadness that we announce the untimely passing of Mark Bell of LFO who died last week from complications after an operation. Mark's family and friends request privacy at this difficult time."
Mark Bell was a British electronic musicial who, as well as being a member of the pioneering electronic music group LFO on Warp Records, collaborated with a wide range of artists such as Björk and Depeche Mode, for whom he took on the production duties for the entire Exciter album. Bell hailed from Lofthouse, West Yorkshire, between Leeds and Wakefield, and went to Rodillian High School.