Beste Hira is an adventurous, strong-willed and motivated DJ and Producer living in Amsterdam, originally from Istanbul. Music has been a huge priority her whole life: she graduated from Ondokuz Mayıs University with a degree in Music Education / Conservatory, most specifically with the cello and piano as her main instruments. During the early days of her career, she started producing and DJing in Istanbul before she decided to move to Amsterdam in 2019 to pursue her vocation as a techno talent.
Within electronic music, Beste Hira identifies with the hypnotic, fast paced and dark side of techno. Her extensive musical training can be heard throughout her music production and DJ sets, where she meticulously experiments with sounds to produce her signature, and, most importantly, having an incredibly accurate intuition allows her to play out of her comfort zone and surprise some of the most challenging crowds.
Her knowledge and experience as an artist have allowed her to grow in Amsterdam's eclectic underground scene, supported by key Amsterdam-based crews such as Orphic (who invited her to become a resident at their events series), DeSchool and the famous Vault Sessions, as well as playing at the Netherland's most renowned festivals, such as Awakenings, Amsterdam Dance Event, Amsterdam Open Air and the upcoming The Third Room, to name a few. Beste's presence in Europe is growing rapidly, especially after playing several times at the mighty Berghain and other top notch clubs in capitals like Vienna, Madrid and Paris.
Creating podcasts for communities based in Miami, Mexico, the UK, Europe and Turkey has allowed Beste's voice to reach global audiences and has continually shaped her growth as an artist. Cos, the first EP she released on her own, allowed her to break through the scene and opened doors for her debut at the renowned underground Schimmer Records. She's got a lot more coming up, including projects that integrate her classical background, like her upcoming collaboration with Ignez and more TBA.