Rotterdam based broken beat aficionado hailing from Belfast is quickly making sure he is at the very cutting edge of electronic music.
Kessler aka Eddy Kennedy is proving himself as a staple of modern electronic music. Tipped as one of the most exciting producers and selectors, collecting records & studying production from an early age enabled him to showcase his deep passion for music. An eclectic taste is well and truly reflected through Kessler’s creative & unique style, portrayed through an array of releases on Shall Not Fade, Holding Hands, Club Glow, Hospital Records and more. Influenced but not limited to the cut throat amen breaks of drum & bass and jungle, warped twisted rhythms typical of Ilian Tape & Warp right through to drunken drummer grooves of J Dilla.
Having nurtured his sound in the UK & Ireland, Kessler relocated to Rotterdam to continue growing his fluid, forward thinking & genre defying aesthetic which you can hear in ‘Ambivalent’ & ‘Foul Play’, He created a dynamic signature of immersive breaks & bass-driven music, receiving praise along the way, and debuting his output across multiple reputable stations like BBC Radio 1, Rinse FM & NTS. Also sought out for his selections, where he outlines his distinct connection with unrestricted electro, garage, jungle & techno, Kessler has gained a reputation for tough and diverse sets that command the dancefloor, landing a residency on Rinse FM, racking up on guest appearances on Rinse France, Balamii, BBC R1/ R1xtra and podcasts for the likes of Mixmag, FEEL MY BICEP, DJ Mag, Lobster Theremin, Ransom Note to name a few.
Despite worldwide setbacks, 2021 still saw great achievements for the breakbeat aficionado, earning a nomination for Breakthrough Producer in DJ Mag's Best of British Awards and a landmark Boiler Room performance on home soil at AVA Festival. 2022 continues the momentum with an illustrious touring schedule, including appearances at coveted festivals like Dekmantel, Warehouse Project & Waterworks, exploring the possibilities of live performance and a strong string of releases yet to come, exploring various sonics to cast from his creative bow.
Kessler also boasts his own club imprints Footwork & Meraki, which sees him curate line-ups within the realm of footwork, jungle, electro, breaks & driven techno.
When you visit our website hoer.live, we or our partners process data in the form of cookies or other technologies. We also share information about your use of our website with our social media, advertising and analytics partners. Our partners may combine this information with other data that you have provided to them or that they have collected as part of your use of the Services. For this we need your consent.
Certain functions and content of the website cannot be made available without consent. This applies in particular to the integration of streaming content from YouTube. We are a streaming site. Our website cannot be used without the integration of streaming content from YouTube.
Please note that data can also be accessed or stored outside of the EEA, in particular the USA. In these countries, there may be a lower level of data protection than in Europe, so that your data may be subject to access by authorities for control and monitoring purposes, against which neither effective legal remedies nor the rights of those affected, can be enforced. By agreeing to the use of these services, you also agree to the processing of your data in the USA in accordance with Article 49 (1) lit. a DSGVO. Our partners may combine this information with other data that you have provided to them or that they have collected as part of your use of the Services. Unfortunately, persons under the age of 16 cannot give valid consent. Parents or legal guardians must give their consent.