Plàsi, originally Mikael Bitzarakis, was born on the island of Crete with a Greek father but mainly raised in Sweden with his mother where he moved by the age of four. After attending the music school Rytmus, he continued with his studies in Stockholm, Milan, and Vienna his songwriting ignited. His stage name that comes from the Ancient Greek word for creation (πλάση).
His latest EP Mystery is his first release on Nettwerk (Passenger, Angus & Julia Stone, The Paper Kites), and has received support from the likes of The Line Of Best Fit, EARMILK, NBHAP and God Is In The TV. The Swedish-Greek singer/songwriter is characterized by stripped-back productions and deep lyrics about humanity mixed with more personal stories, often surrounded by melancholic atmospheres and calming harmonies.
His music started to gain international recognition on streaming platforms already at his debut album People that got out in June 2018, which was followed by two European tours including showcases on festivals such as Iceland Airwaves and Eurosonic, and support shows for Henry Jamison & José González. The EP will be followed by supporting Hollow Coves on their Europe tour before his first headline tour takes off in six European countries in the end of November.