Touching more wax than food, hearing more music than words, Sydney enigma Ben Fester has become a staple of the underground. Running the illustrious Heavenly parties for over four years now, and humbly flooring crowds in his own right, Ben is a perfect example of the DJ’s DJ.
The pedigree of selectors that Fester has supported around the country leaves no question about his prowess as a DJ, having shared the stage with Floating Points, Jay Daniel, Omar S, Mr Ties, Sex Tags, Marcellus Pittman, Kyle Hall, Madteo, Ben UFO, Moodymann, Move D and many, many more.
Whether heating up the festival stages of OutsideIn, Subsonic and Strawberry Fields, or heating up the Boiler Room, Fester’s ingenuity is as a tastemaker is undeniable. A regular on the airwaves, Fester has held a residency on Sydney’s FBi Click radio show for over a year before transitioning to the Thursday Sunset slot on FBI alongside Kato & Mira Boru.
With overseas touring and original releases in the mix for 2017, Sydney’s favourite DJ is spreading his wings. More good music, to all kinds of people, in all kinds of places.