· By Worship Recordings
Wor.49 Now available in all stores!
This might be the most leftfield release Worship has put out since those early yearsof releases. Who would have thought that these two unruly producers would havelinked up for a collaboration like this? We did, and we present the musical evidence to prove itright here with their debut release entitled Number One۪. Tanner Ross (Dirtybird,Freerange, !k7, Soul Clap Recordings) and Rob Paine(Worship,Leftroom,Shaboom, Large Recordings)met upstairs from the WorshipRecordings home base at a goodie warehouse event they both performed at.Burning the midnight oil into the breakfast hours together they created a foundationfor a friendship that is still going strong 3 years later. The original mix ofʉNumber One۪was created only a few months after Tanner &Rob۪s first encounter. Both in foreign territory never working together in the studio,they didn۪t know where this was going to go at first. But they both left their egos atthe door and learned to trust each other as the ideas and techniques soondeveloped. Knowing the styleseach other has from their previous releases, you caneasily hear the influential tones of both of these artists on this track. Big ups to theDon Gorgon DJNinjamanfor his contribution. Number One (Dub)۪keeps that same dub driven bass line and tightpunaanydrumsthe original possess but givesNinjamana break on the vocals and dubs out thedrums andhits weaving in and out of thetrack. This rendition still gives you thatsame crazy fucking horn lick (no other way to describe it) and glorious tech stabs at the half way point. Intended for the heads who aren۪t so much into reggae vocals but love the feel of dub. For thepurist,we had to include theNumber One (Version)۪track to seal up thetrinity. If you know reggae music then there is no need to read any further. If nothere is the Urban Dictionary definition of version۪:ʉAn instrumental version of a reggae song often dubbed onto the B-side of asingle. Sometimes DJs wouldrapor toast۪ over top of these versions. Throughthe studio manipulation and experimentation of such figures as King Tubby,Augustus Pablo and Lee Scratch۪ Perry this practice grew into the reggaesubgenre known as dub.