Listening Is The Most Important Skill in Sample Flip Beat Making and Life

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Listening Is The Most Important Skill in Sample Flip Beat Making and Life

TaurusBeats covers The Basics of Sample Flipping and explains how Listening is the Most Important Skill to master in beat making, music production and life.

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

  • The importance of LISTENING
  • How to dissect sample parts
  • How to choose songs and music genres to sample from
  • How to think about sample "chops" (sample slices)
  • How to count beats in a measure (basic music theory)
  • How to create sample sections or chops
  • How to optimize sample chops
  • How to create/develop a Bass line 

The featured Sample Flip Beat in this Tutorial Video Series is "Chocolate Sun"by TaurusBeats (Taurus James).

Time: 18 minutes

Level: Beginner

This video is about: sampling basics, listening, sample chop, sample flip, flip a sample, chop a sample, sampling, music sampling, Sample Chopping, Sony Soundforge, Propellerhead, sample Flipping, Propellerheads, Reason, life skills

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Sample Flip Basics: The Importance of Listening

The Making of "Chocolate Sun" 5-Part video series

This is "How I Reason" 

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

Find out how to use the Propellerhead Reason, Sony Sound Forge and Propellerhead ReCycle to "flip a sample" by watching this video. I walk you through the creation of a sample flip beat I call "Chocolate Sun.".

The NNXT sampler in Reason allows you more control in manipulating the samples you chose to use in your music. This is not a comprhensive tutorial about using the NNXT to sample flip, but it is enough to get you started using some features of the NNXT to make your music better.

Thank you for your support.

Grace and Peace!


This video series is about:

Chocolate Sun Sample Flip Beat 

How to flip a sample, Reason NNXT, slice a sample, chop a sample, sample chopping, sample slicing, sample flipping, all explained in this video.

Sample Chopping using Sony Soundforge and Propellerhead ReCycle. Sample Flipping using Propellerhead Reason software with the Akai MPD32 Pad controller.


Keywords: sample flip basics, listening

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Bosman Ragga - na
I like your beats too Taurus, and I look forward to learn 1 thing or 2 from your videos?
Uprightvideo - na
I sent you a message a while back but never got a response. You are probably the main reason I gave up my Mpc 2500 and went with Reason and the Mpd 32....I'm still making music with the combo....thanks Taurus. :-)
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hey the banging beats man..even the remix to lean back, and the song how we do it...keep it up for god god bless...peace G.R.T productions
Lord Toranaga - na
you make great videos. excellent production quality!
Stephen Moody - na
heh man... I finally put a few tracks up. check em out and let me know! by the way... how have things been going on your end? The Soul on Fire cuts are hot man!
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