Can has been producing music since 2002. Being a versatile musician, in his 20-year career, he has produced a wide genre of electronic music styles from House to Techno and even more commercial Pop, Hip-Hop and Afro-beat sounds.
He has been one of the critically acclaimed pioneers for remixing Turkish Pop music in club-friendly sounds. Can has produced music for many top artists, had numerous chart hits, was awarded multi-platinum, and has received huge support from the DJ scene.
As solo Dj he had numerous nightclub performances around the world including headlining at the legendary Cocoon Frankfurt, Cavalli Dubai, residency at Masquerade Club (Istanbul’s largest nightclub) just to mention a few.
Live Music Projects
Majnoon & Ethnic Universe
Sahara Pop Experience
Sahara Pop takes Can’s interactive live music journey a step further, blends up-tempo club-friendly, electronic / pop sounds with African and Middle Eastern vibes.
He produced the hit track “Ikili Delilik” and a couple of more for Sezen Aksu’s Bahane Remixes Album, the song received The Best Song Of The Year (Altin Kelebek) and the album has been awarded Multi-Platinum as the most selling album of the year (Mu-Yap)
“Can Bener – Way I Dance’’ written by George Michael, Yazoo and Can Bener has been licensed to record companies globally and achieved multiple Top 10 chart success around the world.
Many of his remixes and productions for some of the top artists in Turkey such as Ajda Pekkan, Yaşar, Fatih Erkoç are still being heavily rotated in radios, clubs, and live concerts.
His works have been released in numerous compilations around the world including Pacha Ibiza Series.
Yonca Music was founded in the late 1960s in Istanbul by Can’s father Ergin Bener since has been one of the leading global music distribution/production companies in the region. As a key player in the industry, aside from distributing major labels and the world’s biggest artists, the company continuously invested and contributed to the discovery and success of many independent artists and new talents.
By 2020 digital distribution arm of Yonca Music, parydise.io is founded. Parydise delivers your music to all major platforms incl. Spotify, Apple, Beatport, YouTube, Tidal, TikTok, Twitch & many more. Offers a full package of artist and label services including distribution, publishing, synchronization, marketing, analytics, booking management.
RIST (Radio Istanbul)
Rist provides Event Management, Label and Audio Video Production services.
Can has been a business developer and ambassador for MICS (Monaco International Clubbing Show), an annual 3-day world nightlife professionals gathering and DJ festival located in Monte-Carlo, Grimaldi Forum.
Can has been an ambassador for “The World’s Finest Clubs” an organization based in Switzerland considered as the Michelin star award for nightclubs.
Can is also an ambassador for International Nightlife Association in Turkey and the USA. International Nightlife Association is the only global organization that represents the nightlife sector with a presence in Europe, North America, South America, and Asia.