George Raptis ‘George R’ was born in Athens ,Greece in 16 June 1986…He has been a real house music Lover since the age of 15 when he started to collect and play many Classic/Chicago/Detroit House Vinyls…. In addition to that he was lucky to have been living in Athens and able to go to and attend all the dance music events from the year 2001 till now… His brother, aka recording artist QUELL (known for releases on Ibadan Records, These Days and 8Bit), and his good friend ARGY (Cadenza,Ibadan,Cocoon) who left Greece in the beginning of the previous decade to study and pursue a career in music also played a part in George’s involvement in music in general.George R has played for local parties and bars as a young and devoted music fan and DJ over the years. 2007 saw him as a a PR manager at the Balux house parties when he met DJ Jojo (Nuestra Musica) and the result of that friendship led to George collaborating with Jojo and Duke for the latter’s Nuestra Musica parties at Dybbuk Club ( kolonaki ), mostly, in the centre of Athens. Since then George has also been able to play around the country and slowly starting to build a reputation of his own as an independent DJ which earned him gigs at many of Greece’s hot spots in Athens , Myconos, Thesaloniki, Lamia, Larisa, Veroia etc.
He is now co-operating with Rhythmetic (Cj Jeff) , Playground (Viton) and other promotion and events agencies and with a number of most Famous Greek DJs and people from the club world.
Also he has played with Global Fantasy , Nuestra Musica, the Best Teams of Athens, Greece .
Now he is Resident Dj at Dybbuk every Thursday with Cj Jeff & Guests …
Some of George R’s recent club gigs from the past 2 years include:
DYBBUK (kolonaki) / MAMACAS (Gazi) / SIXX (kolonaki) / ANIMAL (kolonaki) / HEAVEN(Athens) / BALUX (glyfada) / DRAZEL (gazi) / SCARPA (Mykonos) / BOLERO (Mykonos) / K44 (Gazi) and many more best danceclubs of Greece !
Rock N Rolla(Thessaloniki) , ICE (thessaloniki) / VITRINE (Lamia) / BAHIA (Kalamata) / PUBLIC (veroia) and maany moree…
He also has played along Big European Artists as : Tiefschwartz / Phonique / Argy / Noir / H.O.S.H / Andrea Oliva / No Artificial Colours and counting…
New Projects are ready for 2012 so Stay Tuned People.
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