Atlas was a short lived Austrian band project that combined Jazz and Soul Funk in a unique way. The band was active from 1975 to 1978. The group consisted of various musicians from Vienna and Lower Austria who released one LP in small quantites in 1977. Responsible for the recording was Ernie Seuberth
who later produced lots of Austrian New Wave records in his Viennese Gorilla studio. One of their vocalists who is not featured on their only LP release was Hansi Lang
. After the release the band disbanded and musicans went on to play in New Wave [Thomas Böröcsz - Minisex, Falco], Blues Rock [Helmut Pichler - W. Ambros] and Jazz [Helmut Plattner & Gereon Wolter - Plattner & Plattners Jazz Corporation].