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Rep The King - Sample Flip Beat

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TaurusBeats Music
Published on Dec 3, 2009
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Shook Ones Cover Piano Freestyle Beat Video

Freestyle Piano Practice

I woke up one morning and decided to do another Piano Freestyle to get some practice in. i use piano freestyles as a way to teach myself how to play piano and develop my ear (ear training).

This time, I'm freestyling over the Mobb Deep instrumental "Shook Ones Part II"

Mobb Deep Shook Ones Part II... Jazz Remix?

Mobb Deep is one of my favorite Hip Hop groups and the music they made struck a chord and connected with me emotionally. Even at 45 years old, I still rock Mobb Deep's "Survival of the Fit" everyday in the gym.

This performance is another way that I am working to positively Inspire, Influence and Impact people around the world to "Strike a Chord" and connect emotionally.

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Contact (short)

RnB Dance Beat, Sample Flip for Lease or Purchase

"Contact" Sample Flip Beat - Moody instruMental Music by Taurus M. James

Contact is a bright, upbeat, funky groove sample flip beat. 

"bright, upbeat, funky groove sample flip beat."

This is a bright, upbeat, funky groove sample flip beat that can be used for a television show theme, movie, film, video game, or commercial advertisement. I envisioned this as a film music piece. This short version uses various horn and bass chops of a blue-eyed soul sample.

Great fit: playing this track while driving on long road trips.

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The Delivery

"The Delivery" Film Music Soundtrack - Original, Moody Instrumental Music by Taurus M. James

The Delivery is a dark, eerie scary movie music piece. 

"dark, eerie scary movie music piece"

This is a dark, eerie scary movie music piece that can be used for a television show theme, movie, film, video game, or commercial advertisement. I envisioned this as a film music piece for a scary movie or horror flick. This short drum-less piece uses sparseness and intentional broken riffs to heighten anticipation and uneasiness while focusing the listener on an eerie melody.

Great fit: playing this track while watching dark videos or images - or movies like Underworld or Batman.

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Welcome Back (Piano)

Dark, dramatic music piece with heavy orchestration featuring piano.

"Welcome Back" Piano - Original, Moody instruMental Music by Taurus M. James

Welcome Back (Piano) is a dark, dramatic music piece with heavy orchestration featuring piano. 

"dark, dramatic music piece with heavy orchestration featuring piano."

This is a heavy instrumental music piece that can be used for a television show theme, movie, film video game, or commercial advertisement. I envisioned this as a TV Drama theme song. This shorter version is drumless and focuses the listener on the piano theme, using supporting percussion.

Great fit: playing this track while watching dark videos or images - like Underworld, Gotham or Batman.

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Another Kind Of Love

RnB Dance Beat, Sample Flip Piano Beat for Lease or Purchase

"Another Kind Of Love" Sample Flip Beat - Moody instruMental Music by Taurus M. James

Another Kind Of Love is a bright, upbeat, funky groove sample flip beat. 

"bright, upbeat, funky groove sample flippiano  beat."

This is a bright, upbeat, funky groove sample flip beat that can be used for a television show theme, movie, film, video game, or commercial advertisement. I envisioned this as a film music piece. This short version uses various horn and bass chops of a blue-eyed soul sample.

Great fit: playing this track while driving on long road trips.

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4 Down

"4 Down" Original, organic Beat - Moody instruMental Music by Taurus M. James

This is one of the original compositions in my Moody instruMental Music collection "CMA Beats" available for download here at TaurusBeats.com.

4 Down is a four-on-the-floor dance track that features piano and lush orchestration to create a mood that is serious, intens, romantic and impassioned.

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Dynasty

"Dynasty" Original, Piano, Cinematic Soundtrack - Moody Instrumental Music, Original Composition by Taurus M. James

This is one of the original piano moody instrumental music tracks in my latest Moody instruMental Music collection "CMA Beats".

For this original moody instrumental piano music, I'm using Propellerhead Reason 6.5 and the Yamaha DJX MIDI keyboard as a controller to trigger all instrument sounds in Reason. Be sure to check out my Reason Beat Making Video Tutorials, where I show you how to make Moody instruMental Music and sample flip beats.

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Uncharted Territory

"Uncharted Territory" Sample Flip Beat - Moody instruMental Music by Taurus M. James

This is one of the sample flip beats in my latest Moody instruMental Music collection "CMA Beats" available for you to download here at TaurusBeats.com. This could be a great story rap bat for a skilled storytelling rapper to speak on relationships or something else. The smooth RnB feel of this track calls for a smooth delivery of rap verses or even spoken word artistry.

For this sample flip beat, I'm using Propellerhead Reason 6.5 and the Yamaha DJX MIDI keyboard as a controller to trigger all instrument sounds in Reason. Be sure to check out my Reason Beat Making Video Tutorials, where I show you how to make Moody instruMental Music and sample flip beats.

Made for Computer Music Academy (CMA) Weekly Homework Podcast #48

Weekly Homework Podcast #48 | Beats | Computer Music Academy

This week is “Do What Ya Like”. No strict rules or restrictions. Just bring back a banger.

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Face Me

Face Me is a Scarface Type Beat that is perfect for Story Rap or story telling like one of the greatest Gangsta Rap Artists - Scarface. When I made this Sample Flip Hip Hop beat, I had Scarface in mind.

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Life Not Seen

"Life Not Seen" TaurusBeats Original, Piano - Moody Instrumental Music by Taurus M. James

Piano freestyle over an orchestral, RnB / Hip Hop beat lamenting Life Not Seen.

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Opus

"Opus" epic Sample Flip Beat - Moody instruMental Music by Taurus M. James

This is one of the sample flip beats in my latest Moody instruMental Music collection "CMA Beats" available for you to download here at TaurusBeats.com.

For this sample flip beat, I'm using Propellerhead Reason 6.5 and the Yamaha DJX MIDI keyboard as a controller to trigger all instrument sounds in Reason. Be sure to check out my Reason Beat Making Video Tutorials, where I show you how to make Moody instruMental Music and sample flip beats.

Featured in CMA Podcast

Weekly Homework Podcast #44 | Beats | Computer Music Academy

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Quik Ends

"Quik Ends" piano funl maship Sample Flip Beat - Moody instruMental Music by Taurus M. James

This is one of the sample flip beats in my latest Moody instruMental Music collection "CMA Beats" available for you to download here at TaurusBeats.com.

For this sample flip beat, I'm using Propellerhead Reason 6.5 and the Yamaha DJX MIDI keyboard as a controller to trigger all instrument sounds in Reason. Be sure to check out my Reason Beat Making Video Tutorials, where I show you how to make Moody instruMental Music and sample flip beats.

Featured in CMA Podcast

Weekly Homework Podcast #43 | Beats | Computer Music Academy

There's hardware music creation tools, then there's the Roland TR-808. Easily one of the most beloved instruments ever created. This machine is the foundation of many musical genres and is as sought after today, as it was when it was first created. This week, the good people of CMA show their appreciation to the classic drum machine that gave us the boom.

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Nina

"Nina (Timbaland style)" Sample Flip Beat - Moody instruMental Music by Taurus M. James

This is one of the piano sample flip beats in my latest Moody instruMental Music collection "CMA Beats" available for you to download here at TaurusBeats.com.

For this sample flip beat, I'm using Propellerhead Reason 6.5 and the Yamaha DJX MIDI keyboard as a controller to trigger all instrument sounds in Reason. Be sure to check out my Reason Beat Making Video Tutorials, where I show you how to make Moody instruMental Music and sample flip beats.

Nina - Moody Instrumental Music - CMA WHA 42

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NINA Sample Flip Beat Video

"Nina (Timbaland style)" Sample Flip Beat - Moody instruMental Music by Taurus M. James

This is one of the piano sample flip beats in my latest Moody instruMental Music collection "CMA Beats" available for you to download here at TaurusBeats.com.

For this sample flip beat, I'm using Propellerhead Reason 6.5 and the Yamaha DJX MIDI keyboard as a controller to trigger all instrument sounds in Reason. Be sure to check out my Reason Beat Making Video Tutorials, where I show you how to make Moody instruMental Music and sample flip beats.

Nina - Moody Instrumental Music - CMA WHA 42

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Victims (version 3)

"Victims (version 3)" Sample Flip Beat - Piano Beat - Moody instruMental Music by Taurus M. James

This is one of the piano sample flip beats in my latest Moody instruMental Music collection "Christ Beats" available for you to download here at TaurusBeats.com.

In this third version of the "Victims" track, I play around with the sample flips in a way that strikes more of a determined mood. Just experimenting with moods in my moody instrumental music!

For this piano beat, I'm using Propellerhead Reason 6.5 and the Yamaha DJX MIDI keyboard as a controller to trigger all instrument sounds in Reason. Be sure to check out my Reason Beat Making Video Tutorials, where I show you how to make Moody instruMental Music and sample flip beats.

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Souled Out Sample Flip Beat Video

Souled Out - Sample Flip Beat

Souled Out - Reason Beat Making, sample flip beat, instrumental music, sample flip hip hop beat

Beat making video - Sample Flip Beat - How to Make Beats - Souled Out Sample Flip Beat

Watch the Soul Traing Dancers groove to the Sample Flip Beat I made using Propellerhead Reason and the Yamaha DJX MIDI keyboard as a keyboard controller.

I made the beat in response to Daniel Licious FLIP THIS Vol. 4 -Can I get with 'ya? I made the video just for the heck of it. I love Soul Train and I just wanted to see what it would look like with the Soul Train Dancers groovin' to one of my beats.

Moody instruMental Music by Taurus M. James
"Je Suis Amor"
by Taurus M. James - ASCAP

Souled Out Sample Flip Beat Video Featuring Soul Train Dancers

Time: 10:00

This post is about: sample flip beat, Still Relevant, sample flip, Nancy Wilson, flip this sample, propellerhead, flip a sample, reason, beat, sample flipping, instrumental, sampled, hip hop, Akai, mpd32, m-audio, oxygen, flipping samples

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Blacks

Strong emotional piano beat with epic orchestration.

"Blacks" Original Piano Beat - Moody instruMental Music by Taurus M. James

Originally named "Black's Theme", this is one of the original piano beats in my latest Moody instruMental Music collection "Christ Beats" available for you to download here at TaurusBeats.com.

One of my soundtrack pieces, the idea for this song was sparked by the piano "hook" melody (chorus). I wanted a strong, intense feel for this one and builr the orchestration to really carry the trackeven without the lead piano. The piano is all improvisation added after all of the other instrumentation and song structure was completed. 

Without the lead piano, this could be a great story rap bat for a skilled storytelling rapper. This could also be a nice fit for a film, video game (end credits) or commercial ad.

Made for the Christ Beats Moody instruMental Music Collection

Blacks | Piano Beats | Christ Beats

For this original piano beat, I'm using Propellerhead Reason and the Yamaha DJX MIDI keyboard as a controller to trigger all instrument sounds in Reason. Be sure to check out my Reason Beat Making Video Tutorials, where I show you how to make Moody instruMental Music and sample flip beats.

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Welcome Back

Hip Hop Beat, Sample Flip Beat, Story Rap Beat

"Welcome Back" Sample Flip Beat - Moody instruMental Music by Taurus M. James

Welcome Back is a dark, dramatic, sample flip beat with heavy orchestration featuring piano. 

"dark, dramatic, sample flip beat with heavy orchestration featuring piano."

This is a heavy instrumental music piece that can be used for a television show theme, movie, film video game, or commercial advertisement. I envisioned this as a TV Drama theme song before I put the piano improvisation on it.

Great fit: playing this track while watching dark videos or images - like Underworld, Gotham or Batman.

This is another CMA Beat,

Made for Computer Music Academy (CMA) Homework Assignment #95

Weekly Homework Podcast #95 | Sample Flip Beats | Computer Music Academy

This is one of the sample flip beats in my Moody instruMental Music collection "Christ Beats" available for you to download here at TaurusBeats.com.

For this sample flip beat, I'm using Propellerhead Reason and the Yamaha DJX MIDI keyboard as a controller to trigger all instrument sounds in Reason. Be sure to check out my Reason Beat Making Video Tutorials, where I show you how to make Moody instruMental Music and sample flip beats.

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The Grind

"The Grind" Sample Flip Beat - Moody instruMental Music by Taurus M. James

This is one of the sample flip beats in my latest Moody instruMental Music collection "Christ Beats" available for you to download here at TaurusBeats.com.

For this sample flip beat, I'm using Propellerhead Reason 6.5 and the Yamaha DJX MIDI keyboard as a controller to trigger all instrument sounds in Reason. Be sure to check out my Reason Beat Making Video Tutorials, where I show you how to make Moody instruMental Music and sample flip beats.

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Souled Out

Hip Hop Beat, Sample Flip Beat, Party Beat

"Souled Out" Sample Flip Beat - Moody instruMental Music by Taurus M. James

This is one of the sample flip beats in my latest Moody instruMental Music collection "Christ Beats" available for you to download here at TaurusBeats.com. I made this as a Soul Train tribute and I even made another video featuring the Soul Train dancers grooving to this sample flip beat.

For this sample flip beat, I'm using Propellerhead Reason 6.5 and the Yamaha DJX MIDI keyboard as a controller to trigger all instrument sounds in Reason. Be sure to check out my Reason Beat Making Video Tutorials, where I show you how to make Moody instruMental Music and sample flip beats.

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On The Surface

On The Surface - Reason Beat Making - "Stirred Not Shaken"

This is one of the tracks on my Moody instruMental Music collection "Stirred Not Shaken" inspired by Building 429's "We Won't Be Shaken" track.

There are no samples or sample flips in this one. I explain how and why I put together the piano parts and the rest of the instrumentation.

I'm using Propellerhead Reason 6.5 and the Yamaha DJX MIDI keyboard as a controller to trigger all instrument sounds in Reason. I'm showing you how to make Moody instruMental Music using Reason as I create another one of my Moody instruMental Music creations - "On The Surface".

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Like It

Hip Hop Beat, Sample Flip Beat, Story Rap Beat, RnB Club Beat

"Like It" Sample Flip Beat - Moody instruMental Music by Taurus M. James

This is one of the sample flip beats in my latest Moody instruMental Music collection "Christ Beats" available for you to download here at TaurusBeats.com. I made this for the Computer Music Academy (CMA) Weekly Homework Assignment #41.

I'm using Propellerhead Reason 6.5 and the Yamaha DJX MIDI keyboard as a controller to trigger all instrument sounds in Reason. Be sure to check out my Reason Beat Making Video Tutorials, where I show you how to make Moody instruMental Music and sample flip beats.

Weekly Homework Podcast #40 | Beats | Computer Music Academy

So technically this is Week #2 of WHA/WHP for 2014. I had the great idea of reliving the flawless victory that was Week #2 of 2013, but with another Bob James sample. Problem is, I couldn't settle on one, so this quick became a Bob James dedication show. Every CMA member that submitted, stood up and represented. Enough talking. Press play and enjoy!

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Look of Love

"Look of Love" Sample Flip Beat - Moody instruMental Music by Taurus M. James

This is one of the sample flip beats in my latest Moody instruMental Music collection "Christ Beats" available for you to download here at TaurusBeats.com.

I'm using Propellerhead Reason 6.5 and the Yamaha DJX MIDI keyboard as a controller to trigger all instrument sounds in Reason. Be sure to check out my Reason Beat Making Video Tutorials, where I show you how to make Moody instruMental Music and sample flip beats.

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Peace

Peace - Reason Beat Making - "Stirred Not Shaken"

This is one of the tracks on my Moody instruMental Music collection "Stirred Not Shaken" inspired by Building 429's "We Won't Be Shaken" track.

There are no samples or sample flips in this one. I explain how and why I put together the piano parts and the rest of the instrumentation.

I'm using Propellerhead Reason 6.5 and the Yamaha DJX MIDI keyboard as a controller to trigger all instrument sounds in Reason. I'm showing you how to make Moody instruMental Music using Reason as I create another one of my Moody instruMental Music creations - "Peace".

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Diana

J Dilla Tribute Hip Hop Beat, Epic Story Rap Beat

"Diana" Sample Flip Beat - Moody Instrumental Music by Taurus M. James

This is one of the sample flip beats in my latest Moody Instrumental Music collection "Christ Beats" available for you to download here at TaurusBeats.com.

I'm using Propellerhead Reason 6.5 and the Yamaha DJX MIDI keyboard as a controller to trigger all instrument sounds in Reason. Be sure to check out my Reason Beat Making Video Tutorials, where I show you how to make Moody Instrumental Music and sample flip beats.

Weekly Homework Podcast #38: J Dilla Tribute [2.10.14]

It's February and the good people of CMA are currently on break from the Weekly Homework Podcast. So why would we pass up the opportunity to honor one of the greatest producers of all time? Yes Ladies and Gentlemen, the band is back together to honor the legendary James Dewitt Yancey aka J Dilla. 11 brave souls stepped up to the challenge. The result? Possibly our greatest episode to date, but we'll let you be the judge.

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All I Do

Hip Hop Beat, Sample Flip Beat, Story Rap Beat, Party Beat

"All I Do" Sample Flip Beat - Moody instruMental Music by Taurus M. James

This is one of the sample flip beats in my latest Moody instruMental Music collection "Christ Beats" available for you to download here at TaurusBeats.com.

I'm using Propellerhead Reason 6.5 and the Yamaha DJX MIDI keyboard as a controller to trigger all instrument sounds in Reason. Be sure to check out my Reason Beat Making Video Tutorials, where I show you how to make Moody instruMental Music and sample flip beats.

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Be Franc

"Be Franc" Hip-Hop Interpolation - Moody instruMental Music by Taurus M. James

This track is an interpolation of a music piece that I heard in passing one day. I don't know the name of the original piece, but thebeginning of my interpolation (this track) is me re-creating what I heard from memory.

I'm using Propellerhead Reason 6.5 and the Yamaha DJX MIDI keyboard as a controller to trigger all instrument sounds in Reason. Be sure to check out my Reason Beat Making Video Tutorials, where I show you how to make Moody instruMental Music and sample flip beats.

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Still Holding On

Epic Cinematic Beat, Hip Hop, Story Rap

"Still Holding On" - Moody instruMental Music by Taurus M. James

This is an interpolation/remake of EnVogue's "Hold On" from the 90's.

I'm using Propellerhead Reason 6.5 and the Yamaha DJX MIDI keyboard as a controller to trigger all instrument sounds in Reason. Be sure to check out my Reason Beat Making Video Tutorials, where I show you how to make Moody instruMental Music and sample flip beats.

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Be Like Him

"Be Like Him" Sample Flip Beat - Moody instruMental Music by Taurus M. James

This is one of the sample flip beats in my latest Moody instruMental Music collection "Christ Beats" available for you to download here at TaurusBeats.com.

I'm using Propellerhead Reason 6.5 and the Yamaha DJX MIDI keyboard as a controller to trigger all instrument sounds in Reason. Be sure to check out my Reason Beat Making Video Tutorials, where I show you how to make Moody instruMental Music and sample flip beats.

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Cake

"Pound Cake" Remix Beat - Moody Instrumental Music by Taurus M. James

This the is moody instrumental music remix of "Pound Cake" by Drake, and it is in my latest Moody instruMental Music collection "Christ Beats" available for you to download here at TaurusBeats.com.

I'm using Propellerhead Reason 6.5 and the Yamaha DJX MIDI keyboard as a controller to trigger all instrument sounds in Reason. Be sure to check out my Reason Beat Making Video Tutorials, where I show you how to make Moody instruMental Music and sample flip beats.

Cake Moody Instrumental Music by TaurusBeats Piano Original in Propellerhead Reason

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Life Story

Life Story Epic Hip Hop Beat, Story Rap Beat Needs Lyrics

"Life Story" Sample Flip Beat Remix - Moody Instrumental Music by Taurus M. James

This is one of the sample flip beats in my latest Moody Instrumental Music collection "Christ Beats" made using Propellerhead Reason.

I'm using Propellerhead Reason 6.5 and the Yamaha DJX MIDI keyboard as a controller to trigger all instrument sounds in Reason. Be sure to check out my Reason Beat Making Video Tutorials, where I show you how to make Moody instruMental Music and sample flip beats.

Life Story Moody Instrumental Music by TaurusBeats in Propellerhead Reason

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Woman

"Woman" Sample Flip Beat Remix - Moody Instrumental Music by Taurus M. James

This is one of the sample flip beats remix in my latest Moody Instrumental Music collection "Christ Beats" made with Propellerhead Reason.

I'm using Propellerhead Reason 6.5 and the Yamaha DJX MIDI keyboard as a controller to trigger all instrument sounds in Reason. Be sure to check out my Reason Beat Making Video Tutorials, where I show you how to make Moody Instrumental Music and sample flip beats.

Woman Sample Flip Beat Remix by TaurusBeats in Propellerhead Reason

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How To Lock Akai MPD32 In Propellerhead Reason

How To Lock Akai MPD32 or Oxygen 25 Controller to a Device in Reason

This video shows how to lock a single USB/MIDI controller, like the the Akai MPD32, to a device in Propellerhead Reason, like the NN-XT Sdvanced Sampler (or any other Reason device).

Beatmaking tutorial - Akai MPD32 - Oxygen 25 - How to Lock MPD32 to a Device in Reason

In this video, I discuss:
- MPD32 USB/MIDI Controller
- Using Multiple Controllers (USB/MIDI control surfaces) in Reason
- Reason Preferences
- Having Multiple Controllers in Reason
- Using MIDI-only Keyboards as Controllers in Reason
- Step-by-step locking of Akai MPD32 to an NN-XT sampler in Reason

Time: 6:47

This post is about: Locking controllers, lock control surface, MPD32, Reason, Akai MPD32, Oxygen25, MPD32 setup, MPD, Oxygen 25, multiple controllers in reason

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Flip This Sample Better Is One Day by Darwin Hobbs

Sample Flipping - Flip This - Better Is One Day by Darwin Hobbs

Sample Flip Beat making - Flip This Sample - How to Make Sample Flip Beats

This post is about reason beat making, sample flip beat, beat making video, Better, Darwin Hobbs, flip this sample, beat making tips, propellerhead, reason, sample flip, sample beat, beatmaking video, instrumental music, sampled beat, reason beatmaking, hip hop, reason beat making, Akai, mpd32, m-audio oxygen, moody instrumental music, flip this.

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Flip This Sample Rainbow In Your Eyes by Al Jarreau

Sample Flipping - Flip This - Rainbow In Your Eyes by Al Jarreau 1976

Sample Flip Beat making - Flip This Sample - How to Make Sample Flip Beats

This post is about ample flip beat making in Propellerhead Reason. TaurusBeats (aka Taurus M. James) makes a unique sample flip beat in this beat making video, using his sample flipping techniques and sample slices from Al Jarreau's Rainbow In Your Eyes." In order to flip this sample, TaurusBeats uses Propellerhead Reason, the Akai MOD32, and the m-audio oxygen 8. Get valuable beat making tips to male your own sample flip, sample beat, instrumental music, or sampled beat, from TaurusBeats exclusive on-demand Propellerhead Reason beatmaking, hip hop, reason beat making, moody instrumental music video tutorials.

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The Hammer Piano Freestyle Sample Flip Beat Video

Piano Freestyles Video Series - The Hammer Sample Flip Beat

Beatmaking tutorial - Piano Freestyles - How to Make Beats - The Hammer Sample Flip Beat

Watch me make Moody instuMental Music using Propellerhead Reason Akai MPD32 USB/MIDI hardware control surface and the Yamaha DJX MIDI keyboard.

In this video, I'm just practicing - doing a lot of impromptu playing (improvisation) around with a smooth beat I made using Propellerhead Reason.

Moody instruMental Music by Taurus M. James
"The Hammer"
Copyright 2014 by Taurus M. James - ASCAP

The Hammer Piano Freestyle Sample Flip Beat Video Part of the Make Beats with Propellerhead Reason Video Series and the Piano Freestyles Video Series

Time: 10:21

This post is about: piano freestyle, piano improvisation, piano, piano mechanics, ear training, make beats, beatmaking, sample flip beat

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Chill Saturday Piano Freestyle Beat Video

Piano Freestyles Video Series - Chill Saturday

Proprllerhead Reason Tutorial - Piano Freestyles - How to Make Beats - Chill Saturday

Watch me make Moody Instumental Music using Propellerhead Reason 4.01 Akai MPD32 USB/MIDI hardware control surface and the Yamaha DJX MIDI keyboard.

In this video, I'm just practicing - doing a lot of impromptu playing (improvisation) around with a smooth beat I made using Propellerhead Reason.

Moody instruMental Music by Taurus M. James
"Chill Saturday"
Copyright 2010 by Taurus M. James - ASCAP

Time: 6:24

This post is about: piano freestyle, piano improvisation, piano, piano mechanics, ear training, make beats, beatmaking

Chill Saturday Piano Freestyle Beat Video by Taurus M. James Propellerhead Reason Tutorial

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Floetic Piano Freestyle Beat Video

Piano Freestyles Video Series - Floetic

Beatmaking tutorial - Piano Freestyles - How to Make Beats - Floetic

Watch me make Moody instuMental Music using Propellerhead Reason Akai MPD32 USB/MIDI hardware control surface and the Yamaha DJX MIDI keyboard.

In this video, I'm just practicing - doing a lot of impromptu playing (improvisation) around with a smooth beat I made using Propellerhead Reason.

Moody instruMental Music by Taurus M. James
"Floetic"
Copyright 2013 by Taurus M. James - ASCAP

Time: 5:14

This post is about: piano freestyle, piano improvisation, piano, piano mechanics, ear training, make beats, beatmaking

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J Dilla Are You Listening Piano Freestyle Beat Video

Piano Freestyles Video Series - Dilla Are You Listening

Beatmaking tutorial - Piano Freestyles - How to Make Beats - Dilla Are You Listening

Watch TaurusBeats make Moody Instrumental Music using Propellerhead Reason, Akai MPD32 USB/MIDI hardware control surface and the Yamaha DJX MIDI keyboard.

In this video, I'm just practicing - doing a lot of impromptu playing (improvisation) around with a smooth beat I made using Propellerhead Reason.

Time: 5:26

This post is about: piano freestyle, improvisation, ear training

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J Dilla Are You Listening Piano Freestyle Introduction

Piano Freestyles Video Series - Dilla Are You Listening Introduction

Beatmaking tutorial - Piano Freestyles - How to Make Beats - Dilla Are You Listening Introduction

What is a Piano Freestyle? This is an introduction to this video series showing how I practice on the piano developing piano mechanics and ear training.

Watch me make Moody instuMental Music using Propellerhead Reason Akai MPD32 USB/MIDI hardware control surface and the Yamaha DJX MIDI keyboard.

In this video, I'm just practicing - doing a lot of impromptu playing (improvisation) around with a smooth beat I made using Propellerhead Reason.

Moody instruMental Music by Taurus M. James
" Dilla Are You Listening"
Copyright 2014 by Taurus M. James - ASCAP

Time: 7:59

This post is about: piano freestyle, piano improvisation, piano, piano mechanics, ear training, make beats, beatmaking

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Midday Vibe Piano Freestyle Beat Video

Piano Freestyles Video Series - Midday Vibe

Beatmaking tutorial - Piano Freestyles - How to Make Beats - Midday Vibe

Watch me make Moody instuMental Music using Propellerhead Reason 4.01 Akai MPD32 USB/MIDI hardware control surface and the Yamaha DJX MIDI keyboard.

In this video, I'm just practicing - doing a lot of impromptu playing (improvisation) around with a smooth beat I made using Propellerhead Reason.

Moody instruMental Music by Taurus M. James
"Midday Vibe"
Copyright 2010 by Taurus M. James - ASCAP

Time: 6:13

This post is about: piano freestyle, piano improvisation, piano, piano mechanics, ear training, make beats, beatmaking

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Teach Yourself Piano

i received the following message from one of my followers about learning how to play piano. Check it out. Then, find out why I stress this point: Teach yourself piano!

Message from my follower:

Sup Taurus,

I've tried teaching myself keys a few times...I don't know if it's that I don't have the patience, or maybe i've approached it wrong, or it could be that i wasn't inspired by my old yamaha keyboard with mid size keys, but I never got anywhere with it.

Even though there are many keyboard/piano tutorials on youtube, I think it'd be fresh if you could do a vid talking about the approach you took to teach yourself. Like how did you learn scales? What would your practicing consist of? Did you learn on that 25key jawn!? Anyway, I think cats would appreciate something like this. I know I would.

Peace

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POLISHED Sample Flip Beat Video

Make Beats with Reason: "Polished" Sample Flip Beat

This is one of the sample flip beats in my latest Moody instruMental Music collection "Stirred Not Shaken" and you can download it at TaurusBeats.com.

Watch me flip the sample and then add the piano parts and the rest of the instrumentation.

I'm using Propellerhead Reason 6.5 and the Yamaha DJX MIDI keyboard as a controller to trigger all instrument sounds in Reason. I'm showing you how to make Moody instruMental Music using Reason as I create another one of my Moody instruMental Music creations - "Polished".

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How To Setup Akai MPD32 In Propellerhead Reason

How To Get Akai MPD32 To Work With Reason

This video shows how to setup the Akai MPD32 to work in Propellerhead Reason, on a Windows-based PC.

Beatmaking tutorial - Akai MPD32 - How to seup MPD32 in Reason

In this video, I discuss:
- MPD32 USB/MIDI Controller
- MPD32 Driver Installation
- Reason Preferences
- Having Multiple Controllers in Reason
- Using MIDI-only Keyboards as Controllers in Reason
- Step-by-step setup of Akai MPD32 in Reason

Time: 11:15

This post is about: MPD32, Reason, Akai MPD32, MPD32 setup, MPD

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Pound Cake Remix Beat Structure Video Series Part 3

Pound Cake Moody instruMental Music Beat Structure Arrangement - Part 3 of 5

Here's part 3 of the video series showing the making of the Moody instruMental Music Remix of Drake's Pound Cake and explaining the song structure / beat arrangement.

Beatmaking tutorial - Song Structure - How to arrange beat parts - The Making of the Moody instruMental Music version of Pound Cake (Drake) - "Cake"

Part 3:
- Moving the listener through the music
- Piano changes during verses
- Second verse
- Bridge
- Measure count per verse and bridge

Pound Cake Moody Instrumental Music Remix Beat Structure Arrangement Video Series Part 3

Time: 6:06

This post is about: Pound Cake, Drake, Remix, Hip Hop, Beat, Song, Arrangement, arrange, arranging

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Pound Cake Remix Beat Structure Video Series Part 4

Pound Cake Moody Instrumental Music Beat Structure Arrangement - Part 4 of 5

Here's part 4 of the video series showing the making of the Moody Instrumental Music Remix of Drake's Pound Cake and explaining the song structure / beat arrangement.

Beatmaking tutorial - Song Structure - How to arrange beat parts - The Making of the Moody Instrumental Music version of Pound Cake (Drake) - "Cake"

Part 4:
- Moving the listener through the music
- Continuous buildup to a climax as song progresses
- Second Chorus
- Chorus after bridge
- Climax, "drop-off" and exit
- Bridge breakdown, changes and buildup
- Removing and adding elements within bridge to make song dynamic

Pound Cake Moody Instrumental Music Remix Beat Structure Arrangement Video Series Part 4

Time: 7:28

This post is about: Pound Cake, Drake, Remix, Hip Hop, Beat, Song, Arrangement, arrange, arranging

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Pound Cake Remix Beat Structure Video Series Part 5

Pound Cake Moody Instrumental Music Beat Structure Arrangement - Part 5 of 5

Here's part 5 of the video series showing the making of the Moody Instrumental Music Remix of Drake's Pound Cake and explaining the song structure / beat arrangement.

Beatmaking tutorial - Song Structure - How to arrange beat parts - The Making of the Moody Instrumental Music version of Pound Cake (Drake) - "Cake"

Part 5:
- Measure counts for each part of the Cake arrangement
- Genre-s[ecific song arrangement formulas
- Hip-Hop arrangement formulas
- Music arrangement limited by time or radio format

Pound Cake Moody Instrumental Music Remix Beat Structure Arrangement Video Series Part 5

Time: 5:19

This post is about: Pound Cake, Drake, Remix, Hip Hop, Beat, Song, Arrangement, arrange, arranging

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Pound Cake Remix Beat Video Series Part 1

Making "Cake" (Part 1 of 5) - Moody Instrumental Music Remix Inspired by Drake's Pound Cake

Pound Cake Moody instruMental Remix Video Series - Part 1

Learn how to make instrumental music using Propellerhead Reason and the Yamaha DJX MIDI keyboard as a controller.

Video Topics Covered

- Importance of LISTENING 
- How to break down elements in a sample
- What to listen for

Time: 5 minutes

This video is about: Beat Breakdown, Pound Cake, Drake, Remix, Listening

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Pound Cake Remix Beat Video Series Part 2

Making "Cake" (Part 2 of 5) - Moody instruMental Music Inspired by Drake's Pound Cake

Pound Cake Moody instruMental Remix Video Series - Part 2

Learn how to make instrumental music using Propellerhead Reason and the Yamaha DJX MIDI keyboard as a controller.

Part 2:
- Moving away from the original sample
- Building instrumental parts from sample
- Playing parts by ear
- Rhodes, Piano, Bass

Time: 5 minutes

This video is about: Pound Cake, Drake, Remix, Hip Hop, Beat, Song, Arrangement, arrange, Sample, how to make beats, instrumental beats, rap beats ,instrumental, reason, beats instrumental, instrumentals, music, music video, hip hop, Making of, rnb soul, Rap, yamaha djx

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Pound Cake Remix Beat Video Series Part 3

Making "Cake" (Part 3 of 5) - Moody instruMental Music Inspired by Drake's Pound Cake

Pound Cake Moody instruMental Remix Video Series - Part 3

Learn how to make instrumental music using Propellerhead Reason and the Yamaha DJX MIDI keyboard as a controller.

Part 3:
- Adding Bass line
- Importance of the Bass to the Groove
- Piano breakdown
- "Tagging" the original sample with piano melody

Time: 5:14

This video is about: Pound Cake, Drake, Remix, Hip Hop, Beat, Song, Arrangement, arrange, Sample, how to make beats, instrumental beats, rap beats ,instrumental, reason, beats instrumental, instrumentals, music, music video, hip hop, Making of, rnb soul, Rap, yamaha djx

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Pound Cake Remix Beat Video Series Part 4

Making "Cake" (Part 4 of 5) - Moody instruMental Music Inspired by Drake's Pound Cake

Pound Cake Moody instruMental Remix Video Series - Part 4

Learn how to make instrumental music using Propellerhead Reason and the Yamaha DJX MIDI keyboard as a controller.

Part 4:
- "Tagging" the original sample with piano melody
- Song structure for my Moody instruMental Music
- Song Climax
- Eliminating the original sample from the song

Time: 5:45

This video is about: Pound Cake, Drake, Remix, Hip Hop, Beat, Song, Arrangement, arrange, Sample, how to make beats, instrumental beats, rap beats ,instrumental, reason, beats instrumental, instrumentals, music, music video, hip hop, Making of, rnb soul, Rap, yamaha djx

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Pound Cake Remix Beat Video Series Part 5

Making "Cake" (Part 5 of 5) - Moody Instrumental  Music Inspired by Drake's Pound Cake

Pound Cake Moody Instrumental  Remix Video Series - Part 5

Learn how to make instrumental music using Propellerhead Reason and the Yamaha DJX MIDI keyboard as a controller.

Part 5:
- Final version of the song "Cake"

Time: 6:49

This video is about: Pound Cake, Drake, Remix, Hip Hop, Beat, Song, Arrangement, arrange, Sample, how to make beats, instrumental beats, rap beats ,instrumental, reason, beats instrumental, instrumentals, music, music video, hip hop, Making of, rnb soul, Rap, yamaha djx

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Ghetto Child - Sample Flip Beat

"Ghetto Child"

Sample Flip Beat

Watch as I demonstrate the ability to listen to a piece of music and then create something completely different, while using rearranged fragmentsof the original piece.

Many people can appreciate the art of sample flipping in music by listening o the finished product. I want to highlight this amazing creative process more by showing skills and abilities that are often overlooked.

This video shows some parts of my sample flipping creative process. 

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Sample Flipping Propellerhead Reason Video Series Part 1

This video can help you, if you want to know how to flip a sample using Propellerhead Reason NNXT to get the "fake MPC feel"

Sample Flipping Using Reason NNXT (Part 1/3) - Fake MPC Feel

Here's part 1 of the video series showing how to make a sample flip beat by flipping sample slices using the Propellerhead Reason NN-XT Advanced Sampler.

Sample Flip Beat - Beatmaking tutorial - Sample Flip - How to flip samples - Chopping Samples - NNXT - NN-XT Advanced Sampler

In this video, I show you "How I Reason" by covering the following:

Part 1:
- Importing ReCycle RX2 files into the NNXT
- Selecting all slices to tweak at once
- Setting up the "fake MPC feel" (sample cancelation and full slice playout)

Time: 5:54

Sample Flipping Propellerhead Reason Videos Series Part 1 Using NNXT (NN-XT) Fake MPC Feel

This video is about:

This video is about: sample chop, sample flip, flip a sample, chop a sample, sampling, music sampling, Sample Chopping, Sony Soundforge, Propellerhead, ReCycle, sample Flipping, Propellerheads, Reason, software Akai, MPD32, Pad controller

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Sample Flipping Propellerhead Reason Video Series Part 2

The NNXT Advanced Sampler in Propellerhead Reason allows more control over the samples when making sample flip beats. Use the pitch controls in the NNXT to discover sample flip patterns and tune your samples to the devices in Reason when necessary.

Sample Flipping Using Reason NNXT (Part 2 0f 3) - Sample Pitch controls

Here's part 2 of the video series showing how to make a sample flip beat by flipping sample slices using the Propellerhead Reason NN-XT Advanced Sampler.

Sample Flip Beat - Beatmaking tutorial - Sample Flip - How to flip samples - Chopping Samples - NNXT - NN-XT Advanced Sampler

In this video, I show you "How I Reason" by covering the following:

Part 2:
- Changing Sample Pitch
- Differences between Octave vs Semi vs Fine and how to use for sample flipping
- Tips on the benefits of having "irregular" sample chops

Time: 8:11

Sample Flipping Propellerhead Reason Videos Series Part 2 Using NNXT (NN-XT) Pitch Controls

This video is about: sample chop, sample flip, flip a sample, chop a sample, sampling, music sampling, Sample Chopping, Sony Soundforge, Propellerhead, ReCycle, sample Flipping, Propellerheads, Reason, software Akai, MPD32, Pad controller

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Sample Flipping Propellerhead Reason Video Series Part 3

The NNXT advanced sampler in Reason is packed woth features that allow you to manipulate samples in many ways. this is handy when sample flipping, especially when trying to control pitch and tempo of samples. Pitch controls in the NNXT also affect the tempo of samples and sample slices. Use this to your advantage when flipping a sample. What you discover may lead you into a totally different musical genre, just by changing the pitch and tempo of the sample slice.

Sample Flipping Using Reason NNXT (Part 3/3) - Fake MPC Feel

Here's part 3 of the video series showing how to make a sample flip beat by flipping sample slices using the Propellerhead Reason NN-XT Advanced Sampler.

Sample Flip Beat - Beatmaking tutorial - Sample Flip - How to flip samples - Chopping Samples - NNXT - NN-XT Advanced Sampler

In this video, I show you "How I Reason" by covering the following:

Part 3:
- Changing Sample Tempo (with pitch) and how to take advantage of the effects
- Sample Flipping vs Beat-matching or "looping" a sample

Time: 7:26

Sample Flipping Propellerhead Reason Videos Series Part 3 Using NNXT (NN-XT) Tempo Control

This video is about: sample chop, sample flip, flip a sample, chop a sample, sampling, music sampling, Sample Chopping, Sony Soundforge, Propellerhead, ReCycle, sample Flipping, Propellerheads, Reason, software Akai, MPD32, Pad controller

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Polished

Hip Hop Sample Flip Beat, Funk Groove for Story Rap or Video

Make Beats with Reason: "Polished" Sample Flip Beat

This is one of the sample flip beats in my latest Moody instruMental Music collection "Stirred Not Shaken" and you can download it at TaurusBeats.com.

Watch me flip the sample and then add the piano parts and the rest of the instrumentation.

I'm using Propellerhead Reason 6.5 and the Yamaha DJX MIDI keyboard as a controller to trigger all instrument sounds in Reason. I'm showing you how to make Moody instruMental Music using Reason as I create another one of my Moody instruMental Music creations - "Polished".

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Brought Low

A sad, heartfelt track featuring piano.

"Brought Low" Original, organic Beat, piano music - Moody instruMental Music by Taurus M. James 

Brought Low is a sad, heartfelt track featuring piano. This is a tribute to my friend and band mate, Curtis Price.

I wanted something that gradually builds, with a real slow and controlled emotional tug. 

This is another original composition.

Made for Stirred, Not Shaken moody instrumental music collection

Deeply emotional, soul stirring beats and music | Moody instruMental Music

I miss my friend, Curtis Price. His death earlier this year hurt me deeply. I express some of what I feel in this track.

I'm using Propellerhead Reason 6.5 and the Yamaha DJX MIDI keyboard as a controller to trigger all instrument sounds in Reason. Another one of my Moody instruMental Music creations - "Brought Low".

Some words used by others to describe this song:

instrumental, slow tempo, jazz, relaxed, soothing, slow, vibe, deep tone, heartfelt, nice melody, hopeful, flowing, great mix, smooth introduction, high quality, no lyrics, elevator music, moody, strong, orchestra instruments, jazzy, bass, different, high, climax, percussion, peaceful, beat, long, love, rich, background, keyboard, rhythm, enjoyment, musical, piano solo, words, pretty, interesting beginning, relaxing piano, cool intro

 

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Stirred Not Shaken

RnB Hip Hop Beat, Story Rap Beat,

Make Music with Reason: The Making of "Stirred Not Shaken"

This is one of the tracks on my Moody instrumental Music collection "Stirred Not Shaken" inspired by Building 429's "We Won't Be Shaken" track.

There are no samples or sample flips in this one. I explain how and why I put together the piano parts and the rest of the instrumentation.

I'm using Propellerhead Reason 6.5 and the Yamaha DJX MIDI keyboard as a controller to trigger all instrument sounds in Reason. I'm showing you how to make Moody instrumental Music using Reason as I create another one of my Moody instrumental Music creations - "Stirred Not Shaken".

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The Making Of Even Still Video Series Part 1

Make Music with Reason: The Making of "Even Still" (Part 1 of 5)

Even Still - Making Moody instruMental Music using Reason - Part 1

Learn how to chop and flip samples using Propellerhead Reason and the Yamaha DJX as a keyboard controller.

In this video, I show you "How I Reason" by covering the following:

In Part 1:
- Propellerhead Reason 6.5
- Using the Yamaha DJX as a MIDI controller
- Using the Yamaha DJX connected to Reason via MIDI
- Piano setup using multiple NN-XT devices
- Playing piano "by ear"
- How I develop piano parts without knowing how to play piano
- Coming up with a melody to start building the song

Time: 6 minutes

This video is about: Even Still, instrumental music, Propellerhead Reason, software, Yamaha DJX, piano, piano melody, play by ear, piano parts

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The Making Of Even Still Video Series Part 2

Make Music with Reason: The Making of "Even Still" (Part 2 of 5)

Even Still - Making Moody instruMental Music using Reason - Part 2

The Making Of Even Still Video Series Part 2

Learn how to chop and flip samples using Propellerhead Reason and the Yamaha DJX as a keyboard controller.

In this video, I show you "How I Reason" by covering the following:

In Part 2:
- Propellerhead Reason
- Recording the piano melody
- Recording piano chords

Time: 6 minutes

This video is about: Even Still, instrumental music, Propellerhead Reason, software, Yamaha DJX, piano

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The Making Of Even Still Video Series Part 3

Make Music with Reason: The Making of "Even Still" (Part 3 of 5)

Even Still - Making Moody instruMental Music using Reason - Part 3

Learn how to chop and flip samples using Propellerhead Reason and the Yamaha DJX as a keyboard controller.

In this video, I show you "How I Reason" by covering the following:

In Part 3:
- Using the recorded piano part to create other instrumentation (flute, piccolo)
- Editing notation in Reason
- Changing note octaves
- Creating and recording a bass line
- Adding piano layers
- Hearing other parts while developing instrumentation
- Actually capturing (recording) what you hear in your head

Time: 10 minutes

This video is about: Even Still, instrumental music, Propellerhead Reason, software, Yamaha DJX, piano

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The Making Of Even Still Video Series Part 4

Make Music with Reason: The Making of "Even Still" (Part 4 of 5)

Even Still - Making Moody instrumental Music using Reason - Part 4

Learn how to Make Music using Propellerhead Reason and the Yamaha DJX as a keyboard controller.

In this video, I show you "How I Reason" by covering the following:

In Part 4:
- Adding percussion elements to develop the rhythm
- Adding the drum elements
- Listen to final result

Time: 6 minutes

This video is about: Even Still, instrumental music, Propellerhead Reason, software, Yamaha DJX, piano

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Je Suis Amour Sample Flip Beat Video

Je Suis Amour - Sample Flip Beat

Je Suis Amour - Reason 4, sample flip beat, instrumental music, sample flip hip hop beat

Beatmaking video - Sample Flip Beat - How to Make Beats - Je Suis Amour Sample Flip Beat

Watch me make a Sample Flip Beat using Propellerhead Reason Akai MPD32 USB/MIDI hardware control surface and the M-Audio Oxygen8 USB/MIDI keyboard controller.

In this video, I'm making the sample flip beat using Propellerhead Reason.

Moody instruMental Music by Taurus M. James
"Je Suis Amor"
by Taurus M. James - ASCAP

Je Suis Amor Sample Flip Beat Video part of the Make Beats with Propellehead Reason Video Series

Time: 10:00

This post is about: sample flip beat, Still Relevant, sample flip, Nancy Wilson, flip this sample, propellerhead, flip a sample, reason, beat, sample flipping, instrumental, sampled, hip hop, Akai, mpd32, m-audio, oxygen, flipping samples

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Flo

Piano Freestyle Funk Smooth Jazz Groove by Taurus M. James

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Grace To You

Piano Instrumental Music, Sample Flip, RnB Hip Hop featuring the them music from the radio show "Grace To You".

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Soul On Ice Sample Flip Beat Video

Here I am making the Soul On Ice sample flip beat.

Soul On Ice Sample Flip Beat Video

I started out with the sample and trying to figure out how I was going to use it. At first, I was going to do a hip-hop track at around 94 beats per minute, but while playing with the sample, I was hearing a faster tempo with a piano solo. So, that moved me into the contemporary jazz genre.

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Soul On Ice

Piano Instrumental Music, Sample Flip, RnB Hip Hop

 

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Flo Piano Freestyle Video

Flo - Moody Instrumental Music

Flo - Make Beats w/ Reason, Yamaha DJX - Recording Piano Parts

Beatmaking video - Moody Instrumental Music - How to Make Beats - Flo

Watch me make moody instrumental music using Propellerhead Reason and the Yamaha DJX MIDI keyboard as a controller.

Here's a quick video of me recording piano parts for "Flo" - a Moody instruMental Music creation I'm working on for the Moody Grooves collection.

Moody instruMental Music by Taurus M. James
"Dlo"
by Taurus M. James - ASCAP

Time: 10:00

This post is about: Flo, Moody Grooves, moody instrumental music, piano, dance groove, instrumental music, how to make beats

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Traded

Traded

I'll never understand why you traded your life for mine, but I'm so grateful that you did.

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Closer Sample Flip Beat Tutorial Video Series Part 1

Make Sampl Flip Beats with Reason: Making the Sample Flip Beat "Closer" (Part 1 of 6)

Closer Sample Flip Beat Part 1

Learn how to make sample flip beats using Propellerhead Reason and the M-Audio Oxygen25 USB/MIDI keyboard controller.

In this video, I show you "How I Reason" by covering the following:

In Part 1:
- Propellerhead Reason 4
- Slicing Samples in ReCycle 2.1
- Propellerhead ReCycle 2.1 Autoslice feature
- ReCycle 2.1 Transient Shaper
- Loading Samples into Reason 4 NN-XT Sampler
- Using MPD32 with Reason 4 to act as a "poor man's" MPC (Fake MPC Feel)
- Select Zone via MIDI feature in NN-XT

Time: 12 minutes

This video is about: sample chop, sample flip, flip a sample, chop a sample, sampling, music sampling, Sample Chopping, Sony Soundforge, Propellerhead, ReCycle, sample Flipping, Propellerheads, Reason, software Akai, MPD32, Pad controller

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Closer Sample Flip Beat Tutorial Video Series Part 2

Make Sampl Flip Beats with Reason: Making the Sample Flip Beat "Closer" (Part 2 of 6)

Closer Sample Flip Beat Part 2

Learn how to make sample flip beats using Propellerhead Reason and the M-Audio Oxygen25 USB/MIDI keyboard controller.

In this video, I show you "How I Reason" by covering the following:

In Part 2:
- Propellerhead Reason 4
- Slicing Samples in ReCycle 2.1
- Propellerhead ReCycle 2.1 Autoslice feature
- ReCycle 2.1 Transient Shaper
- Loading Samples into Reason 4 NN-XT Sampler
- Using MPD32 with Reason 4 to act as a "poor man's" MPC (Fake MPC Feel)
- Select Zone via MIDI feature in NN-XT

Time: 13:59

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Closer Sample Flip Beat Tutorial Video Series Part 3

Make Sampl Flip Beats with Reason: Making the Sample Flip Beat "Closer" (Part 3 of 6)

Closer Sample Flip Beat Part 3

Learn how to make sample flip beats using Propellerhead Reason and the M-Audio Oxygen25 USB/MIDI keyboard controller.

In this video, I show you "How I Reason" by covering the following:

In Part 3:
- Propellerhead Reason 4
- Slicing Samples in ReCycle 2.1
- Propellerhead ReCycle 2.1 Autoslice feature
- ReCycle 2.1 Transient Shaper
- Loading Samples into Reason 4 NN-XT Sampler
- Using MPD32 with Reason 4 to act as a "poor man's" MPC (Fake MPC Feel)
- Select Zone via MIDI feature in NN-XT

Time: 13:59

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Closer Sample Flip Beat Tutorial Video Series Part 4

Make Sampl Flip Beats with Reason: Making the Sample Flip Beat "Closer" (Part 4 of 6)

Closer Sample Flip Beat Part 4

Learn how to make sample flip beats using Propellerhead Reason and the M-Audio Oxygen25 USB/MIDI keyboard controller.

In this video, I show you "How I Reason" by covering the following:

In Part 4:
- Propellerhead Reason 4
- Slicing Samples in ReCycle 2.1
- Propellerhead ReCycle 2.1 Autoslice feature
- ReCycle 2.1 Transient Shaper
- Loading Samples into Reason 4 NN-XT Sampler
- Using MPD32 with Reason 4 to act as a "poor man's" MPC (Fake MPC Feel)
- Select Zone via MIDI feature in NN-XT

Time: 13:59

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Closer Sample Flip Beat Tutorial Video Series Part 5

Make Sample Flip Beats with Reason: Making the Sample Flip Beat "Closer" (Part 5 of 6)

Closer Sample Flip Beat Part 5

Learn how to make sample flip beats using Propellerhead Reason and the M-Audio Oxygen25 USB/MIDI keyboard controller.

In this video, I show you "How I Reason" by covering the following:

In Part 5:
- Propellerhead Reason 4
- Slicing Samples in ReCycle 2.1
- Propellerhead ReCycle 2.1 Autoslice feature
- ReCycle 2.1 Transient Shaper
- Loading Samples into Reason 4 NN-XT Sampler
- Using MPD32 with Reason 4 to act as a "poor man's" MPC (Fake MPC Feel)
- Select Zone via MIDI feature in NN-XT

Time: 13:59

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Closer Sample Flip Beat Tutorial Video Series Part 6

Make Sample Flip Beats with Reason: Making the Sample Flip Beat "Closer" (Part 6 of 6)

Closer Sample Flip Beat Part 6

Learn how to make sample flip beats using Propellerhead Reason and the M-Audio Oxygen25 USB/MIDI keyboard controller.

In this video, I show you "How I Reason" by covering the following:

In Part 6:
- Propellerhead Reason 4
- Slicing Samples in ReCycle 2.1
- Propellerhead ReCycle 2.1 Autoslice feature
- ReCycle 2.1 Transient Shaper
- Loading Samples into Reason 4 NN-XT Sampler
- Using MPD32 with Reason 4 to act as a "poor man's" MPC (Fake MPC Feel)
- Select Zone via MIDI feature in NN-XT

Time: 13:59

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Love Avalanche Sample Flip Beat Video

Make Sample Flip Beats with Reason: The Making of "Love Avalanche" (Part 2 of 2)

Love Avalanche Sample Flip Beat Tutorial Part 2

Learn how to chop and flip samples using Propellerhead Reason and the M-Audio Oxygen25 USB/MIDI keyboard controller.

In this video, I show you "How I Reason" by covering the following:

In Part 2:
This is the finished "Love Avalanche" sample flip beat. I decided to add this to my "Messiah" Moody instruMental Music collection.

This is one of my Moody instruMental Music creations (sample flip beat) done using Propellerhead's Reason 6.5 music software, the Yamaha DJX MIDI keyboard as a keyboard controller.

Time: 6:38

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Love Avalanche

This inspirational sample flip beat features Hillsong United's Avalanch.

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Loved

Loved

It's an awesome thing when you know that you are loved. Even when everything seems to be completely messed up or destroyed all around you, knowing that you are loved gives you enough to take one more step and take one more breath.

To all of you who have taken the time to check out this moody instrumental music, I hope you know that you are loved.

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Building Music With Basic Parts Video Series Part 1

Make Music with Reason: Building Music With Basic Parts (Part 1 of 7)

Building Music With Basic Parts Part 1

Learn how to make instrumental music using Propellerhead Reason and the Yamaha DJX MIDI keyboard as a controller.

In this video, I show you "How I Reason" by covering the following:

In Part 1:
- Overview
- Chord progression
- Using basic pieces to make music

Time: 2:56

Propellerhead Reason Making Music With Basic Parts Video Series Part 1

This post is about: reason, bass progression, propellerhead reason, make music, instrumental music, chord progression, basic music parts, Yamaha DJX

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Building Music With Basic Parts Video Series Part 2

Make Music with Reason: Building Music With Basic Parts (Part 2 of 7)

Building Music With Basic Parts Part 2

Learn how to make instrumental music using Propellerhead Reason and the Yamaha DJX MIDI keyboard as a controller.

In this video, I show you "How I Reason" by covering the following:

In Part 2:
- Bass line
- Piano improvisation
- Playing piano "by ear"
- Recording various piano solo melodies
- Developing melodies from a simple bass line
- Style of play

Time: 7:05

Propellerhead Reason Making Music With Basic Parts Video Series Part 2

This post is about: reason, bass progression, propellerhead reason, make music, instrumental music, chord progression, basic music parts, piano, improvisation, play by ear, Yamaha DJX

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Building Music With Basic Parts Video Series Part 3

Make Music with Reason: Building Music With Basic Parts (Part 3 of 7)

Building Music With Basic Parts Part 3

Learn how to make instrumental music using Propellerhead Reason and the Yamaha DJX MIDI keyboard as a controller.

In this video, I show you "How I Reason" by covering the following:

In Part 3:
- Using recorded Bass line to develop piano parts
- Piano improvisation
- Playing piano "by ear"
- Recording various piano solo melodies
- Staring big projects with small pieces

Time: 5:23

Propellerhead Reason Making Music With Basic Parts Video Series Part 3

This post is about: reason, bass progression, propellerhead reason, make music, instrumental music, chord progression, basic music parts, piano, improvisation, play by ear, Yamaha DJX

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Building Music With Basic Parts Video Series Part 4

Make Music with Reason: Building Music With Basic Parts (Part 4 of 7)

Building Music With Basic Parts Part 4

Learn how to make instrumental music using Propellerhead Reason and the Yamaha DJX MIDI keyboard as a controller.

In this video, I show you "How I Reason" by covering the following:

In Part 4:
- Building the drums (drum patterns)
- Drum layering
- Layering drum elements with multiple Reason devices
- Verse structure
- Drum changes within verse
- Adding various percussion elements to create drum groove, movement

Time: 2:50

Propellerhead Reason Making Music With Basic Parts Video Series Part 4

This post is about: drums, layering, reason, percussion, propellerhead reason, layers, make music, instrumental music, drum layering, basic music parts, drum, layering drums, Yamaha DJX

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Building Music With Basic Parts Video Series Part 5

Make Music with Reason: Building Music With Basic Parts (Part 5 of 7)

Building Music With Basic Parts Part 5

Learn how to make instrumental music using Propellerhead Reason and the Yamaha DJX MIDI keyboard as a controller.

In this video, I show you "How I Reason" by covering the following:

In Part 5:
- Building the piano (piano patterns)
- Piano layering
- Layering piano elements with multiple Reason devices
- Verse structure
- Piano changes within verse
- Humanizing Techniques to male piano sound more human (more human feel)
- Changing octaves for piano parts

Time: 11:07

Propellerhead Reason Making Music With Basic Parts Video Series Part 5

This post is about: piano, layering, reason, piano doubling, propellerhead reason, piano pattern, layers, make music, instrumental music, octave change, piano layering, basic music parts, instrumental, layering piano, piano pattern, nudge notes, humanizing, note nudging, humanize, human feel, technique

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Building Music With Basic Parts Video Series Part 6

Make Music with Reason: Building Music With Basic Parts (Part 6 of 7)

Building Music With Basic Parts Part 6

Learn how to make instrumental music using Propellerhead Reason and the Yamaha DJX MIDI keyboard as a controller.

In this video, I show you "How I Reason" by covering the following:

In Part 6:
- Building the piano chords
- Layering piano chords with multiple Reason devices
- Verse structure
- Programing LH and RH piano parts
- Humanizing Techniques to male piano sound more human (more human feel)
- Changing octaves for piano parts

Time: 6:10

Propellerhead Reason Making Music With Basic Parts Video Series Part 6

This post is about: piano, layering, reason, piano doubling, propellerhead reason, piano pattern, layers, yamaha djx, make music, instrumental music, octave change, piano layering, basic music parts, instrumental, layering piano, piano pattern, nudge notes, humanizing, note nudging, humanize, human feel, technique

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Building Music With Basic Parts Video Series Part 7

Make Music with Reason: Building Music With Basic Parts (Part 7 of 7)

Building Music With Basic Parts Part 7

Learn how to make instrumental music using Propellerhead Reason and the Yamaha DJX MIDI keyboard as a controller.

In this video, I show you "How I Reason" by covering the following:

In Part 7:
- Final Result walkthrough
- Layering instrumentation
- Music structure

Time: 4:40

Propellerhead Reason Making Music With Basic Parts Video Series Part 7

This post is about: instrumentation, layering, reason, propellerhead reason, yamaha djx, layers, make music, instrumental music, basic music parts, instrumental, layering instruments, instrument pattern, technique

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Thorns

Thorns

This is one of my experimental piano/orchestrated tracks with more of a soulful sorrow that moves to a bit of brightness toward the end.

As much as they hurt, the thorns in my life remind me that I am still feeling.

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Wrapping the Samples in Sample Flip Beats

How to Make Beats: Wrapping the Samples in Sample Flip Beats

Sampled song:
"Van Morrison-Snow In San Anselmo", sound recording administered by: vanmorrisonofficial

Watch how I make sample flip beats and instrumental music using Propellerhead's Reason software, the Akai MPD32 and the Yamaha DJX MIDI keyboard. This video takes you into my thought process about sampling, chopping and flipping sample, and I give you tips on how to make music.

Time: 13:59

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Diary

Okay, Diary is a break from the concept of this collection because it does not have the same beat or beat structure as other songs in the collection. This is one of those "spur-of-the-moment" tracks that I created after hearing the original by Alicia Keys. I just wanted to see if I could lay some of my own keys on the track.

Hey, if I don't do these experimental piano beats, I'll never find out what I can do.

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Even Still

Life Story Music by TaurusM. James

Original Piano, Smooth Jazz, Moody Instrumental Music by Taurus M. James

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Lost Friend

Lost Friend

Making friends is hard for me, for many different reasons. So, when I lose a friend, it hurts like this.

Picture a child in the woods looking for his lost friend and asking all the (personified) elements of nature if they have seen his friend.

Original Piano, Epic, Cinematic, Life Story, Moody Instrumental Music by Taurus M/ James

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Snow

This is a "piano freestyle" over an epic, cinematic, moody instrumental sample flip beat I made featuring Van Morrison's Snow in San Anselmo.

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Quest

Quest

This is a cinematic sample flip beat that tells part of my life story. This is a happier track as it reflects on happy moments in my life.

Be sure to pay attention to how i flip the samples and make everything work together to build a beautiful musical composition.

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Flo (Piano Freestyle)

Flo is the track that started this whole collection. I came up with the idea of making a collection with the same beat (structure) after creating this track. I wanted to see if I could develop a collection that canges moods while keeping the same pace. So much of what I make here on TaurusBeats.com has such a heavy emphasis on the BEATS, I wanted to make the actual beats less important. The challenge is to make each song interesting enough on its own to keep the collection as a whole from being boring.

Original Piano Moody Instrumental Music, Smooth Jazz by Taurus M. James

 

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Fresh

Fresh

Original Piano Groove, Smooth Jazz, Moody Instrumental Music by TaurusBeats

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Like Rain

Like Rain

Original, Background Music, Backing Track, Moody Instrumental Music, Groove, Smooth Jazz

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Grace To You Sample Flip Beat Video Series Part 1

Make Sample Flip Beats with Propellerhead Reason NN-XT and the Akai MPD32: The Making of "Grace To You" (Part 1 of 4)

Grace To You Sample Flip Beat Tutorial Part 1

Learn how to chop and flip samples using Propellerhead Reason and the Akai MPD32 USB/MIDI Pad controller.

In this video, I show you "How I Reason" by covering the following:

In Part 1:
- The importance of LISTENING
- Dissecting sample parts
- Choosing songs/music genres to sample from
- Thinking about the "chops" (sample slices)
- Counting measures/beats (basic music theory)
- Creating sample "sections"
- Optimizing sample selections
- Bass line creation

Time: 3 minutes

Inspiration: Grace To You radio show theme music

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Grace To You Sample Flip Beat Video Series Part 2

Make Sample Flip Beats with Propellerhead Reason NN-XT and the Akai MPD32: The Making of "Grace To You" (Part 2 of 4)

Grace To You Sample Flip Beat Tutorial Part 2

Learn how to chop and flip samples using Propellerhead Reason and the Akai MPD32 USB/MIDI Pad controller.

In this video, I show you "How I Reason" by covering the following:

In Part 2:
- The importance of LISTENING
- Slicing or Chopping the sample parts
- Using Propellerhead ReCycle

Time: 6 minutes

Inspiration: Grace To You radio show theme music

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Grace To You Sample Flip Beat Video Series Part 3

Make Sample Flip Beats with Propellerhead Reason NN-XT and the Akai MPD32: The Making of "Grace To You" (Part 3 of 4)

Grace To You Sample Flip Beat Tutorial Part 3

Learn how to chop and flip samples using Propellerhead Reason and the Akai MPD32 USB/MIDI Pad controller.

In this video, I show you "How I Reason" by covering the following:

In Part 3:
- Sample Flipping (flip the sample) in Propellerhead Reason
- Dissecting sample parts
- Choosing songs/music genres to sample from
- Thinking about the "chops" (sample slices)
- Counting measures/beats (basic music theory)
- Creating sample "sections"
- Optimizing sample selections
- Bass line creation

Time: 5 minutes

Inspiration: Grace To You radio show theme music


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