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90s Hip-Hop was a musical signpost to millennials. Both Astigmatic Records crew and Bennelux duo’s roots are deeply connected to four elements of hip-hop culture. ‘Old to the New’ is a combination of early musical inspirations blended with modern 160BPM juke and the footwork world.
‘Old to the New’ is a sentimental journey through the culture that has started a new wave of artists – from graphic designers, painters, directors and dancers to electronic music producers. Hip-hop music was always meant to be a progressive music, taking elements from the past to create something fresh. Bennelux are making sure their mixtape isn’t deprived of these features unlike a lot of current rap music.
Bennelux is a producer duo based in London (UK) and Poznan (Poland). Benncart and Lux Familiar are specialised in high energy Juke music, Footwork, Jungle and everything else based around 160BPM. On ‘Old to the New’ mixtape they’re paying homage to 90s hip-hop from New York.
We wanted to go back in time and create something completely fresh and unique moving it to the current fast-moving field of juke and footwork descending from Chicago. Most of our songs...
Mastering: Marcin Cichy (Plug Audio Mastering)
Graphic design: Animisiewasz
Tag: Adrian Jóźwiak
All tracks produced by Bennelux between 2014 - 2015, except “Moment of Silence” by Lux Familiar.
Bennelux is: Benncart and Lux Familiar.
This mixtape is dedicated to Dj Rashad. He was an undisputable champion of the footwork game, and an infinite source of inspiration for ourselves.