What does FLIP A SAMPLE mean?

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What does FLIP A SAMPLE mean?

What does FLIP A SAMPLE mean?


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It may seem like a dumb question, but people are dead serious when they ask, "What does 'Flip a sample' mean?" It's actually a good question that goes back to sampling, making beats with samples or using samples in beats.

I made this FREE video on sample flipping to answer the question, "What does FLIP A SAMPLE mean?"

My Sample Flip Beats and video tutorials on How to Flip a Sample and Making Sample Flip Beats go into more detail about sample flipping, sample chopping and sample slicing. These videos demonstrate and explain the process I use when I flip a sample.

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In short, "flip a sample" means to take a sample and make a beat or song using the sample in a creative way. "Sample flipping" is another phrase that means the same thing. It's all sampling (music sampling), but the phrases used to describe what is done in sampling are continually evolving.

Words like "chopping" and "slicing" and "flipping" are being used to describe what a beat maker or producer is doing to a sample. Chopping and slicing refer more to how a sample is further cut into smaller pieces ("chops" or"slices"), but it is not uncommon to hear someone use "chopping" a sample or "slicing" a sample to mean the same thing as "flipping" a sample or sample flipping.

Technically, this word substitution is incorrect because there is a difference between actually "flipping" a sample and "chopping" or "slicing" a sample. Remember, chopping and slicing are about how to cut up a sample into pieces for use in a new beat or song. Flipping is about the actual use of the sample or sample "slices/chops" in a new beat or song.


After you have made your sample selections and sliced those selections into smaller pieces (chops), you can experiment with many different ways to flip those sample slices. There are no rules to flipping samples, so the way you choose to flip samples in your beats is fine, as long as the final beat you create sounds the way you want it. The more you practice sample flipping, the better you will get and you will eventually develop your own personal stype when it comes to flipping samples. The important thing is to be creative and keep pushing yourself to get better. The possibilities are endless when it comes to flipping samples and making sample flip beats.

Learn How To Flip A Sample From TaurusBeats

TaurusBeats (aka Taurus M. James) helps you unleash your inner producer by teaching you all the techniques and tricks he uses to create the hottest sample flip beats.

Watch high quality, easy-to-understand video tutorials to learn how to make sample flip beats. You will be guided step-by-step through beat-making techniques used by the pros to create professional music.

You will learn how to use various tools (hardware and software) to create sample flip beats that sound professional almost instantly. You get personal support that will quickly help you out, if you need any help.

You will have access to new tutorials released throughout each month. You will use the same templates, kits and sounds TaurusBeats uses to create the beats and music that stands out from the crowd.

Flip This Sample

Be sure to visit Flip This Sample - an area of the website where I post links to music that I have sampled. This is a great place to start if you are a beginner when it comes to sample flipping. Send me what you create, if you want a constructive critique of your work to help you get better at sample flipping.

Sample Flip Beats Playlist

The TaurusBeats Sample Flip Beats Playlist is available for you to listen to anytime. Sign up to get access to full versions of my Sample Flip Beats and other music. Sign up is FREE!

Sample Flip Beat Tutorials

The TaurusBeats Sample Flip Beat Tutorialsis are walk-through videos showing you useful sample flipping tips and techniques. Get details about the process TaurusBeats uses to select, chop and flip samples by watching the multiple video series. Sign up to get access to full access to all Sample Flip Beat Tutorials and remember, sign up is FREE!

How To Flip A Sample Series

Check the How To Flip A Sample Video Series in the Grace And Peace Zone to get a series of videos showing TaurusBeats flipping samples to make moody instrumental music, sample flip beats, smooth jazz, R&B and other music genres.



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