TaurusBeats Uses Propellerhead Reason

Using Propellerhead Reason Since 2000

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Using Propellerhead Reason since 2000 to make beats and moody instrumental music.
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Strawberry Vapors Bass

"Strawberry Vapors Bass" Bass Loop - Moody instruMental Music by Taurus M. James

Strawberry Vapors Bass is a bass loop. 

"Strawberry Vapors" is another CMA Beat,

For this bass loop, 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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Posted in Bass Loops



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The Producer

From the "Grown-man Hip-Hop" collection.

Another one of my experimental Hip-Hop beats for my man "The Producer" (Vic). Just an old school idea with my flavor added to it.




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My Pain (piano)

This is the piano version of My Pain featuring some of my heartfelt piano work. Of course, you can get this beat without the piano solo so you can spit fire on it.

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Posted in Warrior Music



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Human Nature

Human Nature is a break from the rest of the tracks in the Heartwashed collection in that it gives a feel of optimism in the midst of the other more melancholy tracks.

This is a little tribute to one of my favorite artists/performers, Michael Jackson.

 

MUSIC Type

vocal, instrumental, remix, a capella, minimal, sample flip

MUSIC Use Suggestions

exercise, fitness, running, dancing, party, background, commercial, advertisement, ads, road trip

MUSIC Tempo

94bpm (Medium 81bpm - 110bpm)

MUSIC Themes

world, international, wild west, nature, horror, relation, shopping, fashion, party, sports, 1920s, american history, tropical, kids, sci-fi, technology, 1960s, biker, punks, high class, , religious, holidays, farm, rural, fantasy, movies, christmas, entertainment, showbix, 1950s, places, 1970s, education, action, mystery, crime, las vegas, 1980s, martial arts, runnung, fitness, driving, road trips

MUSIC Moods

abstract, repetitive, robotic, mechanical, scientific, futuristic, sparse, atmospheric, ambient, dreamy, elegant, graceful, ethereal, heavenly, hypnotic, lush, magical, panoramic, pastoral, shimmering, swirling, trippy, builds, grows, busy, catchy, dramatic, adventurous, angry, dangerous, dark, eerie, haunting, evil, sinister, fearful, mean, tough, mysterious, ominous, paranoid, scary, stealthy, strange, weird, suspenseful, uneasy, earthy, organic, emotional, anticipation, anxious, childlike, demure, disappointed, heartwarming, introspective, lonely, nostalgic, reflective, poignant, sentimental, thoughtful, energetic, aggressive, driving, lively, hi-energy, rowdy, urgent, wild, frantic, erotic, naughty, raunchy, sexy, fun, comical, humorous, drunken, whimsical, insistent, Positive, optimistic, bright, carefree, happy, joyful, inspirational, uplifting, satisfied, contented, upbeat, punchy, quirky, relaxed, laid back, lazy, peaceful, calm, romantic, passionate, sensual, tender, sad, depressing, melanchoiy, melodramatic, strong, anthemic, bold, confident, determined, epic, majestic, noble, dignified, patriotic, powerful, sophisticated, victorious

INSTRUMENTS

brass, bugle, french horn, trombone, trumpet, tuba, horn section, big bamd, brass band, drumline, marching band, rock band, symphonic band, drums, percussion, guitar, bass, world guitar, lute, dulcimer, keyboard, harpsichord, organ, piano, orchestra, hits, stabs, reeds, woods, wooswinds, accordion, bassoon, clarinet, english horn, flute, oboe, piccolo, recorder, saxophone, badpipes, didgeridoo, duduk, strings, cello, celtic harp, fiddle, harp, pissicato, viola, violin, upright bass, string section, synth, synthisizer, vocal, a capella, beat box, chikd, chanting, choir, gregorian chant, opera, scat, male, female, vocoder, whispering

Human Nature is an upbeat tune with a smooth groove. The piano and violin leads are complimented with a bouncy upright bass and grooving percussion.

You probably won't get the reason why I named this tune Human Nature until more than a minute into it when the first chorus/refrain hits.

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Posted in Heartwashed



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Faithful

"Faithful" sample flip piano music- Moody instruMental Music by Taurus M. James 

Faithful is a sample flip piano beat for a dance party. This is also a great story rap beat for rap artists.

This is another sample flip piano beat,

Made for Dreamer Moody instruMental Music Collection

Dreamer | Sample Flip Piano Music | Moody instruMental Music

The mood changes a bit in this one from a smooth type groove to a hard, driving, aggressive piece.

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Posted in Dreamer



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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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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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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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Natasha Bedingfield Angel Remix Video Part 6

Part 6 (of 6) of the Moody instruMental Remix. This video takes you into Acid Pro 4 and shows you the final combination of the tracks from the original Natasha Bedingfield song with my Moody instruMental Music.

Angel by Natasha Bedingfield - Moody instruMental Remix Part 6 of 6 (Reason 4 Acid Pro 4)

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Posted in Angel Remix



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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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