- Mikael Fas


Michalis Fasoulas, aka mikael fas, was born in Heraklion, Crete. His first encounter with a musical instrument occured in the age of 8 and it involved the traditional 3-string "lyra". Growing up, he became fond of the sound of electric quitar. Self-taught, he entered the local music scene becoming the guitarist of various rock groups, with the progressive metal genre being the one he became most accustomed to. "Mindscape" was the name of the progressive metal band he co-created, publishing a demo release entitled "Utopia of Balance" in 2004. During these gain years, he got heavily influenced by progressive rock bands, like King Crimson, Rush, Yes and Van der Graaf Generator, while in the years to follow, he also got involved with music genres like krautrock, post rock, indie, alternative and funky jazz, with his main attraction being the atmospheric sounds and the electronic elements in all genres. Vangelis Papathanasiou's "Spiral" and ''Albedo 0.39", Kraftwerk, Jean Michel Jarre, Tangerine Dream, Space Art and Air were some of the main reasons for his inclination with electronic music. Always slowly construct every song, leaving room for experimentation, new sounds and interesting atmospheric layers with vintage synth sounds,space melodies and nudisco feelings..