Nikko Patrelakis was born in Athens, studied music and mathematics, and he is a multidisciplinary artist working around the world. He is releasing albums, singles and compilations under the general electronic/idm music genre since 1989. He has written and produced music for theatrical performances, tv-shows and radio stations, featured films, ceremonies and international events.
Alongside, as a dj he is contributing to the development of Greek club culture, with residencies in renowned clubs of the country. During the 90’s, he co-owned the Panorama Agency, organizing events with international DJs and teams, and a specialist’s vinyl shop in Athens, called ‘Liquid Vinyl’.
He is co-founder of DOC TV project, the community online magazine for cultural and social affairs.
He is currently managing the production group Specials Digital Athens, with which he has created and produced image and sound for international and greek organizations and companies.
In 2018 he directed and produced the visuals for the historical reunion live of iconic band Stereo Nova, at Stauros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Centre. In 2020, he directed and produced the visuals for the performance “O Kosmos einai enas” by K.Bhta, at the Alternative Stage of the Greek National Opera, at SNFCC.
“Neapoly”, the new electronica project composed and produced by K.Bhta & Nikko Patrelakis, was released in June 2022, in digital formats & CD. The project premiered live with four concerts, at the Alternative Stage of Greek National Opera, with videos directed and produced by Nikko. The sold-out concerts were repeated in April 2023, once more at GNO.
In July 2023, he designed and directed the videos for Stereo Nova’s live concert at Release Athens Festival.
His is currently working on his sixth personal album.
Photo by Andreas Stavrinides