Following a year of speculation about their identity, BenZel formally introduced themselves recently as the production duo of Benny Blanco and Ben Ash (Two Inch Punch). Over the last twelve months, the pair have posted a series of highly celebrated and much talked-about tracks online, including collaborations with Jessie Ware and Cass Lowe & Chance The Rapper. Now BenZel have their own first official release –- the "MEN" EP -– released on September 1, 2014 via PMR Records / Friends Keep Secrets.

Some of BenZel’s creative inspiration comes from the magic and wonder of fictional Japanese characters Umi Takahashi and Yoko Watanabe, whose affinity for cats, '90s R&B, J. Dilla and hypoallergenic ankle socks reflects the persuasions of their real life creators, Ash and Blanco.

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Responsible Agent Marty Diamond