About Offradio

History

Offradio is the leading independent online radio station in Greece. The station was founded in Greece in 2008 and it quickly became the most popular online radio station in the country. Soon, an adequeate number of listeners embraced Offradio’s music in more than 90 countries in the whole world. Recently Offradio has been awarded with an e-Award 2011 as the best web radio in Greece.

Future

Our mission at Offradio.gr is to introduce eclectic new music from all around the globe and connect listeners with the DJs and radio presenters they love. Offradio broadcasts an impressive collection of radioshows, DJ mixes and studio live sessions.


Offradio also shares a continuous brainstorming with its audience on music, ideas, activities, streetlife, fashion, arts, technology etc. The audience interacts anytime of the day with the station and its shows via live chat and every popular social media channel.  


Offradio is everywhere you are. Our mobile apps are available for iPhone and Android so you can take your favorite station with you for listening anytime, anywhere: on your way to work, while working or at home or anywhere with 3G or WiFi connection.

The Producers

Nikos Komninos
Founding member at Offradio, Nikos is a radio DJ in Thessaloniki, Greece since 1986. Before creating Offradio, he was the music director of two of the most eclectic radio stations in the city (88miso and Republic). Previously he’s also presented radio programs on local radio stations like FM100 & FM101, Ant1 Radio and 1055Rock and the music television show “Ministry Of Sound” on Greek National Television Channel 3. He also collaborated with numerous of Greek magazines publishing music interviews. During the 25 years of his so far career he’s presented live or interviewed artists like Michael Stipe, Debbie Harry, Jarvis Cocker, Julee Cruise, Marc Almond and many more. He’s our private ‘musicpedia’ because of the music tributes he frequently broadcasts to urge the audience get involved with a variety of old and new music.
Demy Papadopoulou
Founding member at Offradio, Demy is a vigorous and determined person who got almost unexpectedly involved with the radio during the late ‘90’s and found herself behind the mic of Mylos/88miso radio station in Thessaloniki-Greece thanks to unconventional speech. Studied journalism and started a 12 year long career as an editor in magazines like Close Up, Elle, Elle Décor, The Voyager and Glow magazine in Greece. She’s also worked as a TV presenter on a daily live show on Greek National Television Channel 3 back in 2000. Her daily radio shows are her favourite hobby. Her experience in the media field and her creative obsessions lead her to the marketing and communications side of radio, so in case you want to do business with Offradio she’s the one you’ll have to talk to first.
Paul Pervanas
Paul joined Offradio’s team recently and he is the one that feeds you all those cool things you read in our blog. Born in Thiva, Greece, he’s got a degree in Agriculture, but his favorite roots turned out to be in music and not mother earth. So, life brought him back in Thessaloniki, where made his first steps on air at Biscuit Web Radio. Paul is here to become your buddy on air. He’s a quiet workaholic, a team player and a gamer -but his favorite game is called radio, so be prepared!
Evita Fotiou
Born and raised in Thessaloniki, Evita studied Computer Science and multimedia. Radio became part of her life in the middle 00's. Since then she's been constantly on air at many radio stations, moving to different zones but currently feels at home! Hosting, voice overs and jingle making is everyday life, hoping to embark on animation someday! She loves that moment in the studio when she sings from the top of her lungs her favorite song!
Eva Theotokatou
A well known radio DJ and VJ in Greece, Eva was born and raised in Athens, studied music and economics and began her great journey in the media from the radio, alongside with her music TV shows on Mad TV. Nowadays she’s editing music for television programs of Mega TV, writes daily about music and other stuff in her blog http://www.etsweetbites.gr and of course she’s one of the most famous DJs playing electronic music in Greece. Every Friday at 8.00 pm U’ll find Eva behind the mics and dexx of Offradio presenting her favorite sweet beats and bites.
Giorgos Rigas
Although born in Thessaloniki, this sapling's (b.1991) music tastes and wit reverberate Europe's finest artistic moments. He’s the youngest one and a brand new entry at Offradio, but he’s been a radio producer since 2009 on many local web radios. Giorgos has this vigorous maturity that combined with his creative anxiety, make up for a transcending yet mellow result. When not on the radio, Giorgos is an occasional DJ in various venues, a law student, a romantic boy, a good friend.
Andreas Patsis
Born in Thessaloniki, Andreas Patsis aka Kabelsalat studied music technology in Germany and the UK. After completing his studies at the School Of Sound Recording in Manchester he undertook the production of the album «Herecy» [Deaf and Dumb Records] of the rock-funk-jazz band Herecy, alongside with various singles by the duo UK Squad [Studio of Silence Records.] He was a resident DJ at Sankey's Soap and Attic clubs in Manchester and Tangente and Halle 02 in Frankfurt. Not associating exclusively with one kind of music, lead him to a record collection, productions and live sets that include influences from techno and avant garde electronica, to house and breaks. Apart from Offradio you can enjoy his “Uncensored” DJ acts in Athens and Thessaloniki.
Skinny
A respectful Greek local DJ for more than a decade, Skinny’s been always upfront when it comes to music. A real music lover, during 1999-2001 he created Club X-MA in which he ‘served’ as the resident DJ. Till 2004 he was also the resident DJ at various crowded venues like Almyra beach bar, Cargo club and many,many other places like MAD evolution in Mykonos, Tarmcenter in Germany, Fortezza Bedroom in Crete. In his DJing career so far, he played along with worldwide known DJs like Carl Cox, Dave Seaman, Moschic, Anthony Pappa, 16bit Lolitas, Kevin Yost, Doctor Dru, Mario Basanov, Blond:ish and many others. He spent the last four years working hard on music production trying to create his own unique house music style.
Roni Iron
Roni Iron γεννήθηκε στην Αθήνα το 1981 και κατοικεί μόνιμα στην όμορφη πόλη του Ναυπλίου, η οποία αποτελεί την έμπνευσή του για τις μουσικές του παραγωγές. Επηρεασμένος από Dj's όπως ο Richie Hawtin και ο Steve Lawler, η μουσική του είναι κυρίως House/Techno House. Θεωρείται ένας από τους κορυφαίους μουσικούς παραγωγούς & dance music Dj's, ειδικά στην Ελληνική Techno House κοινότητα, αφού πάντα καταφέρνει να μεταδώσει στο κοινό το πάθος του για τη μουσική. Φέτος το καλοκαίρι έγινε γνωστός σε ακόμα μεγαλύτερο κοινό έπειτα από την πρόσκληση του Γιάννη Χαρούλη να συμμετάσχει στις μεγάλες συναυλίες του στο Γκάζι, με το πρωτότυπο DubTrip Mix του κομματιού ο «Τρελός» που ακούστηκε σε πάνω απο 25.000 κόσμου. Εδώ και 5 χρόνια, ο δημοφιλής dj παρουσιάζει μοναδικές μουσικές δημιουργίες πάνω σε κλασικά ποιήματα, έτσι όπως δεν τα έχουμε ξανακούσει στην Ελλάδα, επαναφέρoντας τον Ελληνικό στίχο στην ηλεκτρονική μουσική. Ένα από αυτά είναι πρωτότυπη μελοποίηση ενός από τα πιο γνωστά ποιήματα του Καβάφη, «Απολείπειν Ο Θεός Αντώνιον» σε απαγγελία της Κ.Καραμπέτη και σε συνεργασία με τους Dreamer Inc, ενώ στην 15χρονη πορεία του ο Roni Iron έχει μεγάλες συνεργασίες στο ενεργητικό του με ονόματα όπως οι Deep Dish, James Lavelle , Infected Mushroom κ.α Μέχρι το τέλος του χρόνου θα κυκλοφορήσει το πρώτο προσωπικό του Album απο την Cobalt Music , ενώ το 2016 είχε ένα πολύ επιτυχημένο summer tour σε όλη την Ελλάδα, κυκλοφόρησε το πρώτο του Video Clip στην κορυφαία δισκογραφική στην Ελλάδα D2E με τίτλο “ In Love “ αλλά και μεγάλες ραδιοφωνικές επιτυχίες όπως το “Candada“ που θα συμπεριλαμβάνεται στο επόμενο Buddha Bar Collection!
ZacGK
Coming from Herakleion Crete, then moved in Thessaloniki and currently based in Athens, Zacharias Gketsis aka ZacGk is an electronic music passionate since the age of 12. For the last 5 years, he’s “serial” blogging on his hypem-handpicked “Electronic Music and More” blog about stuff he likes. Influenced by many styles, he spins the decks with contemporary and fresh selections that vary between house, techno and bass music. Being a software engineer in real life, his latest hobby is video editing, with several fan-made music videos already out there, by the likes of Nicolas Jaar (approved by Nico himself), John Talabot, Four Tet and Modeselektor among others. Currently, he’s webcasting his dj-sets on Offradio every Wednesday night.
Mixalis Apostolou
Michael was born in Athens and grew up in Thessaloniki. Music has been the most exciting thing in his life since he was a child. 10 years ago, he got involved in radio production, which has been his true passion so far. He is now engaged in several music projects taking place in Athens and his hometown. Michael is also working as a columnist for many web, cultural and music magazines. Not having forgotten the classic songs of the past, he is still passionately seeking new projects and artists that have always fascinated him.