On The Surface

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On The Surface

Original, Slow, introspective, reflective, melancholy, story rap beat 80 bpm 7:33

On The Surface

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Original, Slow, introspective, reflective, melancholy, story rap beat 80 bpm 7:33

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The Story Behind "On The Surface"

On the surface, everything seems fine. No one can really tell what's going on inside. It doesn't always mean that there is something bad going on. People are just complicated. I don't spend alot of time on the surface, though.

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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Grace and Peace!

Taurus M. James

"On The Surface"
Moody instruMental Music
Copyright 2013 by Taurus M. James
All Rights Reserved.

Stirred Not Shaken
Stirred Not Shaken

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Artist: Taurus M. James
Album: Stirred Not Shaken
Released: 4/15/2013
Writer: Taurus M. James
Label: ITNOJ Music
Producer: Taurus M. James



original, instrumental

MUSIC Use Suggestions

study, background


80 bpm (Medium Slow 61bpm - 80bpm)


introspective, lonely, nostalgic, reflective, poignant, sentimental, thoughtful, relaxed, laid back, lazy, peaceful, calm, romantic, sensual, tender, sad 


drums, percussion, strings, violins, synth, piano, keys, keyboard, bass

Keywords: On The Surface, Stirred Not Shaken, moody instrumental music, how to make beats, Building 429, Downtempo, downbeat

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