DJ, producer and founder of Meraki & Footwork parties, currently based in Rotterdam (NL).
Eddy Kennedy, aka Kessler, is a DJ and producer from Northern Ireland. Collecting records & studying production from an early age enabled him to progress a deep passion for music, which unearthed an array of unique self-released records, as well as releases on Born Sleepy, innovative label in his Belfast hometown. An eclectic taste is well and truly reflected through Kessler's creative and unique style, drawing influences from the likes of Ilian Tape, R&S, Metalheadz and Hessle Audio.
Having nurtured his sound in the UK & Ireland, Kessler relocated to Rotterdam to continue growing his forward thinking and genre defying aesthetic, which you can hear in his releases on Yellow Island, Born Sleepy and Shall Not Fade, creating a dynamic signature of immersive breaks and bass-driven music. His releases have received support across multiple reputable shows across BBC Radio 1, BBC 6 Music, BBC 1xtra, R1 Essential Mix, Rinse FM & NTS, gaining praise for his selections, outlying his distinct connection with unrestricted electro, garage, jungle & techno along the way. Pre covid, Kessler started to gain a reputation for his tough and diverse sets, earning a residency with Manchester-based Limbo Radio, slot's at AVA Festival, Shine and Twitch to name a few, and also a standout performance at Mixmag's Lab London. More recently Eddy has delivered a stand out set for the infamous Berlin based live stream HÖR.