549 – Mihalis Safras
Since 2006, the Material Series co-founder Mihalis Safras has been steadily rising within the house scene. Hailing from the city of Athens, Safras has had an impressive array of releases on numerous labels including Cajual, Relief and Emerald City. His Play it Loud remix for Marco Carola last year received a huge response catapulting him to new levels of stardom.
His ‘Play it Loud’ remix for Marco Carola, released 2016 reached no.1 within few days in summer of 2016 and his Repopulate Mars & Cajual releases were heavily played by any key-player in the House scene. All these lead to his nomination for ‘Best Break Thought DJ’ at Miami IDMA Awards and on top of that he won at DJAwards Ibiza on ‘Newcomer category’. 2017/18 will find Safras releasing his collaborations with Green Velvet, Lee Foss and Roger Sanchez.
Next up he makes his debut on Hot Creations with his Raygun Rave EP. Hard-hitting basslines and rolling melodies feature throughout the EP plus a ‘Paradiso’ remix from Mathias Kaden. This week he joins our Data Transmission podcast for the first, strap and enjoy!
What’s your personal favourite track on it?
Mihalis Safras – Raygun Rave (Hot Creations)
What’s the special ingredient in this mix?
Almost every track in this set are upcoming Safras tunes.
What’s the best gig you’ve played recently?
Egg London last week was awesome
What have you got coming up?
Apart the Hot Creations EP , I am excited to do my 3rd EP on Repopulate Mars this September ‘Phenomenon EP’, a collaboration with Green Velvet and a release on Kaluki. Stay tuned.
And finally, do you have a special message for our readers?
Don’t eat too much guys, its summer time.:)