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Quest

Upbeat, Happy, Cinematic Life Story Sample Flip Beat by TaurusBeats

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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Song Facts

"Quest" 
Artist: Taurus M. James
Album: moody Grooves
Released: 2014
Writer: Taurus M. James
Label: ITNOJ
Producer:Taurus M. James
Made using Propellerhead Reason with Yamaha DJX as a MIDI controller

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Keywords: Quest, Moody Grooves, moody instrumental music

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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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Sunny Days

Piano Instrumental Music, Hip Hop, Original Music

Sunny Days is another one of my piano experiments in making moody instrumental music. (I should just call it piano music, but I'm still working on the whole piano-playing thing.)

My music compositions process was pretty much the same as always. First, I constructed the beat. Then, I developed a chord progression and bass line. Next, I developed melodies through piano improvisation. Finally, I wrapped the whole thing with orchestral instrumentation.

The final result of this piano-featured instrumental music reminds me of an interesting cross between part of the "Sesame Street" theme song and "Can You Stand The Rain" by New Edition (produced by Jimmy Jam and Terry Lewis).

My Favorite Part is the piano. The different expressions I came up with in the two verses are pretty cool, and the way I changed the mood in each verse is nice, too. Like a lot of my moody instrumental music, this song has a big ending that contrasts the beginning verse. You gotta listen to the whole song to get the changes.

I named this song "Sunny Days" because the music reminds me that storms and cloudy days don't last forever. I want to encourage people who listen to this moody instrumental to really appreciate the sunny days in life. Troubles don't last always. Dark storms give way to "Sunny Days".

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When Right Left

Original piano music

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Better

Sample flip beat accented with various instrumentation, including: piano, electric keys (Rhodes), strings, horns (trumpets, french horns and trombones)

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Make Beats with Reason: Layering Samples - "Better" Sample Flip Beat

I made this video showing how I chopped and flipped the sample from Darwin Hobbs' "Better Is One Day" from his Worshipper album. In this video, I show how I layer samples in the NNXT device. The beat I'm working on in this video is called "Better" .



 

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Kamikahze - na

Where are you located? Also what would it take for you to produce some tracks for an urban hip hop gospel album?



Trill Notez - na

I like what you are doing bro.......God Bless www.kspz.net God Bless



Shawna East - USA

B.B.
I have listened to the music that God has inspired you to produce and I just wanted to tell you that you are a blessing!! You are truly anointed and walking in your purpose. Never give up on this!!!! Much love to you and Sissie (and my litlle niece/nephew)



Andy D - UK

Taurus - ur stuff is the *ting* man i'm tellin ya. I also learned that your a drummer - me to! When I was a kid I used to play around with the piano/keyboard in the 80's/90's (26yr old now). But I can't read music - I play by ear, just like you. You hit the pads & keys, (i gotta mpd32 to!;) in the same manner as me - it flows. I reckon we can play steel drums - even tho we never have! or maybe you have - i don't know! I'm luvin your youtube flix - keep em comin dood. Peace bruv Andy D, birmingham UK.



Eddie Konczal - na

Beautiful version of "Mary Did You Know" - great job!



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