A jazzy-pop, futuristic type track with a bouncy beat. The track blends the jazz, pop and hip-hop genres into a fusion with some sampled vocals used along with various other parts of a popular Sting tune.
I experimented with using multiple parts of Sting's song. I sampled his vocals singing the hook of his song and a couple of parts with Branford Marsalis playing the saxophone.
Then, I mixed my own instrumental accompaniments, including the pizzicato strings, bass and piano - all mimicking the original track. I added horns a strings towards the end for a climactic effect.
vocal, instrumental, remix, a capella, minimal, sample flip
exercise, fitness, running, dancing, party, background, commercial, advertisement, ads, road trip
94bpm (Medium 81bpm - 110bpm)
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
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
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
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
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.
My Brother in Christ, Ricon Carter hit me up today with this one, using my track "Migraine". The flows are sick!!!
Of course, I'll be keeping y'all posted with updates about the upcoming album from my brothers in Team ELOHIM!
For now, check out the track! Soul Bombin'
Sometimes, I like to take songs from my favorite artists and make something different with my sound. "Englishman" is a great example.
I spent a couple of hours trying to re-create the original "Englishman in New York" by Sting. I was satisfied with everything except that saxophone! (Sax is always a hard one to deal with in the digital realm.) After I got a decent re-creation, I slowed the track down from 104 bpm to 96 bpm and created the beat.
When I "re-create" parts of existing songs, I actually go through and manually re-create each part that I can hear, as close to the original as I can. It takes awhile, especially since my "musicianship" is not the best and I only know how to re-create "by ear" (what I hear). In all, it is a great exercise in listening and focusing on specific instruments, sounds and parts within a song when so much is going on within it.
This is another one of my "for fun" tracks. I can only hope that Sting wouldn't be angry if he heard it. :->
IMPORTANT: This song contains a sample. If you purchase a license to use this song, you are responsible for clearing the sample for use in your project. Contact me if you want to license a version of this song without the sample.
This song uses samples from:
"Englishman in New York" - a song by Sting, from his 1987 album ...Nothing Like the Sun.
Genre: Jazz, pop
Producer: Sting, Neil Dorfsman
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andrew silway - India
Thank you so much for the music. They are great!
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Hey James, my name is Randy Lovett I first stumbled across your instrumentals late 2007 while working in Ohio. I just recently recieved an email for moody music and couldnt believe you were there. I couldnt remimber your name to get to your sight. i had been wanting to hear those instumentals all this time. Your tracks are very inspirational. Your are very talented. What are your greatest accomoplisments from your talent? Who have you been able to meet and work with? Hope to hear back soon, Peace...Randy
Judy &Curtis Price - USA
We are so proud of you and all that you do. It is good to know that God gets the Glory in all you do.We are looking forward to the day that we will be able to do something.I am working on a couple of things.One being 'The woman, The Baby, The Word' It is deep.Looking forward to hearing great thingsfrom you.Love to the familyMomma Judy & Curt
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Hey TaurusBeats just letting ya know you are inspirational man. You say your a drummer and not a pianist..........damn dude, you rock dem keys pretty gooooooood! All the best to you man and I gonna keep on listening!
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