Giorgio Campailla a.k.a. Placid K was born in Varese (a city located in the north of Italy near Milan) on July of 1975. He began to listen to the harder styles of dance music in the 90’s, especially to techno music. Soon he started to grow a passion for techno. He wasn’t the only one; in the 90’s techno got real and massive support in Italy. After techno there was hardcore. Placid K witnessed the rise of hardcore in Italy and was immediately sold.