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Approved: Wrongtom Meets The Ragga Twins

By | Published on Tuesday 28 March 2017

Wrongtom Meets The Ragga Twins

Best known for either their pioneering work in jungle or collaborating with Skrillex (depending on how old you are), The Ragga Twins now team up with Wrongtom for the latest in his ‘Wrongtom Meets’ series of albums. The record, titled ‘In Time’ and released by Tru Throughts on 28 Apr, sees the duo pulled back to reggae and dancehall scene where they began back in the 1980s.

“The idea behind this project was to bring people together who have reggae in their DNA but don’t strictly make it, so the Twins were the perfect fit for another ‘Wrongtom Meets’ album”, says the producer. The record is an infectious collection of songs, on which the Twins clearly relish working with Tom’s beats. And the first single from the album, ‘Bacchanal’, is a solid party tune to get things moving.

“It’s about coming to a massive party – a bacchanal – slaying the dance, and the other MCs and DJs. It sounds a lot worse than it is, it’s all good clean fun”, says Wrongtom. “The bass is made on a Fender Rhodes. This is an unorthodox instrument for bass sounds, but with the bottom end turned up, and then played through a phaser, it gives an overbearing sound that envelops you”.

Watch the video for ‘Bacchanal’ below, and here’s a bit of director’s commentary from Wrongtom should you feel the need afterwards.

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