''The name of Mihalis Safras became practically synonymous with contemporary tech-dance music.'' Mixmag May010.
Having emerged form the Greek techno scene, Mihalis is being established
as an internationally recognized DJ and producer, who spreads his
innovative sounds around the world at renowned clubs like Berghain(GER),
Fabrik(UK), Bahrein(AR), Yellow(JP).
However, his life in music scene began in the late 90ies, where Mihalis
lead the booming techno scene in Greece while working in the most
notorious venues of Athens (Umatic). It was there that Mihalis
'alliance' with the triumvirate of Mark Broom grow hid passion for
dynamic and versatile techno which inevitably led him to produce a whole
vast of dance music, which is continued until today. Being the owner of
the respected label Material and its sublabels (Material limited &
Saf Series), he continues to delivers smashing tunes to the dancefloors.
His abilities as a producer, indisputably and quickly managed to attract the interest of world-class DJs.
Starting with releases on the most hi-profiled labels like: Trapez,
Harthouse, Great Stuff, followed by productions and remixes for
Dubfire's 'Roadkill', for Eyerer & Kosheen 'Move', Britney Spears
'Breathe' and a wealth of material on his own record Material, Mihalis
is releasing dozen of vinyls each year. Worth mentioning Mihalis tracks
'Interafrica' and 'La Samba' with Riva Starr that was licensed for Apple
iPhone Malibu Rum campaign.
Something like an obsessive when it comes to creating his own
productions, Mihalis continuously surprise the techno fans by his
variety of styles , developing a very clear musical vision. Frank,
progressive and functional, his releases get massive support from the
likes of: Sven Vath, Richie Hawtin, Adam Beyer, Ricardo Villalobos and
Mihalis is a natural and perfected DJ capable of playing with the whole
spectrum of style, and sets featuring a magical liquid that enhances the
power and impact of music as seen through his mixed collections for
Material Series and Trapez.
Nowhere else is this attitude more evident than the expansion of its network that are now streaming across the globe.