The Criminal MindsBaptized By Dub

Label:White House Records – 12 WYHS 008
Vinyl, 12", 45 RPM, EP
Style:Breakbeat, Hardcore


A1Re-Baptised By Dub (Selector's Revenge)
A2Flynny's Theme
B1Headhunter 1 (Mind Dub)
B2Baptised By Dub (Original Fire)

Companies, etc.



Produced and Mixed for the White House.
Distributed by Mo's Music Machine.

- Strangely some copies of this have only the track listings for the A side, and no mention of B side.

Track A1 samples:
Dialogue from the film The War Of The Worlds
Vocal from Lion Youth - Rat Cut A Bottle
Vocal from M.C. Duke - I'm Riffin
Off-beat synth riff from The Congress - Streets of Gold

Track A2 samples:
Vocal from Afrika Bambaataa & James Brown - Unity
Man Parrish - Boogie Down Bronx
Vocal from African Business - In Zaire

Track B1 samples:
Vocals from Sounds Of Blackness - Pressure

Track B2 samples:
Vocal from Prince Far-I - Voice of Thunder
Vocal from Blind Truth - Can't You See
Vocal from M.C. Duke - I'm Riffin
Piano from Bizarre Inc. - Playing With Knives
Off-beat synth riff from The Congress - Streets of Gold

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode: 5 023743 000019
  • Matrix / Runout: 12 WYHS-008 -AA-1 T.C.M. VERSUS THE RAVE STATE? PA6401 A PORKY PRIME CUT.

Other Versions (5 of 8)

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Title (Format)LabelCat#CountryYear
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Baptised By Dub (12", 45 RPM, EP, White Label)White House Records12 WYHS-008UK1992
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Baptized By Dub (12", 33 ⅓ RPM, EP, Reissue, Remastered)White House Records, White House RecordsWYHS 008, 12 WYHS 008UK2017
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Baptized By Dub (12", 45 RPM, EP, Reissue, Remastered, Test Pressing)White House RecordsWYHS008UK2017
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Baptized By Dub (4×File, WAV, Reissue, Remastered)TCM RecordingsWYHS 008UKUnknown
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Baptized By Dub (4×File, MP3, Reissue, Remastered, 320 kbps)TCM RecordingsWYHS 008UKUnknown


  • ringorider's avatar
    Anyone else have the original but with different labels, art that looks like Giger?
    • wobbleebob's avatar
      Sensational release and quality production all over this 12". Naturally "Baptised By Dub" and " Re-Baptised By Dub" gets everyone's attention but "Flynnys Theme" not so much despite it being a monumental piano tune! I first heard this on IBC pirate radio in the North West but was just credited as 'Larinal' for some reason and took me 10+ years to find it on this release! Total class on all tracks.
      • Steveo33837's avatar
        Baptized By Dub is a stone cold classic, doesn't quite get the credit it deserves in my opinion.

        A few tunes had used the dub, ska, ragga influence... Way In My Brain, Spliffhead, We Are IE - Criminal Minds then join in with a massive b line that you knew instantly... Keys/break follow combined with a really catchy beat & loop to get things moving.

        Great different elements within this track, the vocal samples, Playing With Knives type piano break (which sent people bananas back in the day), plus the skilled hype scratch attack to wrap things up at the end.

        All the DJ's rinsed this - I remember Grooverider & Master Safe battering this during 1992.

        Can't beat the system? Go with the flow!
        • alex.hurd's avatar
          Legendary! 6/5
          • lostscrapvinyl2022's avatar
            First favorite artist... Still #1 because of the memories were very, very, original...
            Reviewed as A++ by the way... Fire.
            • Pistachios's avatar
              Edited 10 years ago
              All the records that become important in your life have a story because life is a collection of stories. For this one, my girlfriend in the early 90s had a little brother who was into jungle and early dnb. He played some decent nights, dj-ing along side dj rap, mickey finn and the like. He was clearing out all his moving shadow and whitehouse records stuff (none of us had space to hold on to everything back then and everyone needed money to buy the next new tune - dance was endlessly progressive and being the age we were, you'd never have thought you'd be revisiting this music - it existed for that moment). The scene was moving on. He gave this record to a close friend of mine and we have been digging it out year after year ever since. The scene moved on but we still listen to these old breaks. Not coz we're the old gits saying, 'It's been done before and better' (I hate that attitude), just because we love this style and to us it never gets old. Cheers Criminal Minds. I loved the reissue on reflex to - you boys were on like fat pat's thong.



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