Stuttgart-born DJ, producer, live artist and Philpot label co-founder Michel Baumann, aka Soulphiction and Jackmate, has reportedly died.

Tributes began circulating on social media on Monday (24th May) for the respected deep house artist. While no official statement or cause of death has been disclosed, Baumann had recently shared on Facebook that he was undergoing chemotherapy.

Baumann’s career spanned over 20 years, with dozens of releases appearing on labels such as Accidental jnr, Perlon, Local Talk, UMag and Pampa.

You can read some of the tributes left to the artist below.