If you think of Greece currently you might perhaps think of sunny islands, funny people and ouzo all over the place. Greek region besides all those things have a great electronic scene and Mihalis Safras is definitely one of its most important representatives.
The calibre of Mihalis's studio output uniquely fall's in‐between these two and since his early studio outputs, his elongated, aching yet versatile and percussive tech-house tracks have made their way onto the most hyped labels on the techouse. While having collaborated with a variety of well known artists, Mihalis has exercised room‐filling soundscapes determined and driving techouse combined with the most moving of musical melodies.
Hailed as the Material head honcho – also encompassing equally well regarded sub labels Mr. Carter, Playmobil & Materialism – Safras employs a talent that stretches far beyond the 4/4, referencing the likes of Jean Mitchell as a foremost influence, Mihalis' output is an expression of sound that veers into the dark depths of techno and onto the soulful highs of house.
After a long stint in techno capital, Berlin, during in which Sven Vath championed his single "Interafrica" for no less than 3 months solid, over charts/sets & playlists alike, and Apple picked up on "La Sambra" for their 2010 product campaign, Safras returned to Greece in 2013 to further his career with UK tech house mainstay Toolroom Records and launch a partnership with longstanding dance label, Skint Records.
With the return to his home, Safras delivered a string of singles that took to the heart of club land whilst also continuing to work on (and releasing) his long awaited debut album on Mark Knight's, Toolroom. With the success on the production side, Mihalis was also able to enjoy his pride and joy of vinyl DJing to serious degrees of triumph, at some of the most well regarded clubs and events over the most important territories there is. Leading UK dance festival Global Gathering, Miami WMC and Ibiza's Ushuaia were just a few of the life long ambitions to be ticked off the 'to do' list.
Worth mentioning that many of his productions have been used for the official worlds famous complication of Loveparade, Pacha, DJM, Space Ibiza and even Apples iPhone campaign.
Furthmore as from 2013, Mihalis started a Radio show on 88.6 FM Radio station, former NRG FM.
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Wikipedia article states:
Selected discography Mihalis Safras