The Bavarian duo of Tag Frank and Jochen Helfert comprise Les Gammas, who catapulted to critical success in the Munich, Germany-based Compost label, where their jazz-funk-disco fit perfectly alongside the label’s other premier artists such as for example Minus 8 and Beanfield. Frank features as the duo’s DJ, percussionist, and vocalist, while Helfert specializes in the keys, producing a ideal synthesis of tempo and melody. Their initial production from past due 1997, “Servus Mr. Connection,” didn’t strike cabinets until early 1999 — as the B-side towards the duo’s initial Compost discharge, “Chasin’ the Increase Six” — but benefited from significant spins being a white label. Third , discharge, the duo discovered themselves popular as manufacturers, remixers, and performers. Next emerged a divide 7″ with Beanfield, accompanied by their acclaimed debut record, Exercices de Designs. Compost quickly released two remix EPs — Guauanco and Most of Me/Like Unlimited — offering producers with equivalent styles, such as for example Recloose and Kyoto Jazz Massive.