Members gregovertone Posted May 3, 2006 Members Share Posted May 3, 2006 he's a badass..... i've figured out some of his crap from seeing them 7 times, and watching his moves. gear his rig used to be Guitar: PRS cu22 or schecter FX: (not the proper order) tu2 boss cs3 comp 4 DL4's (3 for loops, 1 for delays) Boss RV3 Boss GE7 digitech whammy ri ibanez ts9 -a 1/2 rack compressor sits on his amp, on all the time Amp: Fender Twin w/ mesa recto 2x12 on the current tour: - he added a BOSS DD20 in the open space on the board pictured. ---this is used primarily for short, staccato delays, that have many repeats. -he replaced the fender twin w/ a mesa LoneStar combo. sounded damn good-- and my guess, its more reliable than the fenders he was using (and breaking). ==== song by song breakdown .....a lot of young kids have been comin in asking to learn their songs, so i have been lucky enough to learn most of the catalog. if i had a tabbing program, id transcribe the catalog....but BEAR with me for now.....ill do main riff themes. if you have questions, ill post more of the songs......but for now......just a few nice riffs.... minus the bear, riff by riff.... *all songs drop D common chords: #1 5th/9th chords (in A) e x B x G 9 D 9 A 7 D 7 #2 5th (in D) e 5 B 3 G 0 D x A 5 D x Highly Redefined Pirates 1. Crisco Twister -clean amp verse progression.... right hand hammer b string, 12th fret, pull open hammer chord #1 in A hammer g string, 12th fret, pull open hammer chord #1 in F hammer b string 15th fret, pull open hammer chord #1 in F hammer g string 14th fret, pull open ### 02 Monkey!!! Knife!!! Fight!!! chord #1 F#, B, D tap and pull an octave at c# 16th fret, 5th string (dont really know this one) no special fx ### 03 Absinthe party at the fly honey warehouse chord/tap/chord/tap intro chord progression: G G G G B C E E E E tap 4th string 12th fret, pull to open tap 3rd string 12th fret, pull to open no special fx ### Boogaloo hold chord #2 in C tap 10th fret on 5th and 2nd 2x, pull off tap 10th fret 1st string, pull off tap 12 fret 5th string tap 12 fret 1st string, pull off move chord to E repeat tapping move chord to D repeat tapping no special fx ### 08 Spritz!!! Spritz!! left hand: hammer 5ths on 6th and 5th string w/1st finger E...G.A...B Right Hand tapping octaves and chords in quarter notes.... practice w/ 1st finger- 14th Dstring 2nd finger- 15th B string ========= Beer Commercials. Fine + 2 pts intro/chorus: left hand: tap octave on 6 and 4 string, 9th fret, quarter notes Right, tap octaves, 12th fret, slide to 14, repeat, then 16th fret.... FX- compressor, rv3, whammy (1oct up) verse: same chords/tones w/out whammy ### 04 I'm Totally Not Down With Rob's Alien chord #1, G slide up B tap 15th fret 2nd string chord #1, G slide up B tap 15 2nd string, tap 17 2nd string. cool tap riff 16th fret 3rd string (rt hand 1st finger), 15th fret 2nd string (lft, 1st finger), 17th 1st string (rt, mid) 15th fret 2nd string (lft, 1st), 19th 1st string (rt, mid) - pull to open ### ============= Menos El Oso 01 The Game Needed Me intro: 2 dl4's.....different sample riffs. riff one: basic chord riff two: sample of chord depressed by whammy bar, w/ increasing tension (press and release) (haven't had to teach this yet, going by what i saw) 02 Memphis and 53rd main chord: (barre 3rd fret, 1st 3 strings) e 3 (hammering onto 5th during verse melody) B 5 w/3rd finger (hammer onto 6 w/ pinky) G 3 D 5 w/ 2nd finger A x D x FX: DD20 on with rapid delays, many repeats 04 The Fix 1st chord e 14 B 12 G 14 D x A 14 D x 2nd chord e 12 B 10 G 12 D x A 12 D x progression: 1 2 2 1 sample on DL4 w/ half time button engaged. triggers are then an octave up. he then strums the same chords.....at the 4th fret, and open, respectively. ### 06 Pachuca Sunrise left hand progression: hammer 1st finger 5ths G right hand: tap 4th string octave at 16th fret repeat both A right hand: tap 4th string octave at 14th fret repeat both B right hand: tap 4th string octave at 12th fret FX: DD20 on with rapid delays, many repeats ### Drilling e 2 B 5 G 2 D 4 A D strum the chord....sample while on half time, trigger at reg speed for octave up effect. arpeggiate the chord, and trigger the high octave sample at the end of the riff. ===== 08 Hooray sample this chord-- trigger in eighths e 14 B 12 G 14 D 12 chorus: (all on 6th string) tap 11 hammer 2 to 4 tap 9 hammer 2 to 4 tap 7 hammer 2 to 4 tap 9 hammer 2 to 4 (quicker) tap 14, hammer 2/4, tap 13, hammer 2/4 Fill before last chorus ....same as chorus ..but tapped on 4th string ...GE7 on, bass flat, treb flat, mids pushed fx: rv3, DL4 set to short rapid delays, limited repeats ### 11 This Ain't a Surfin Movie 1st chord (barre 14th fret, 1st 4 strings) e 17 pinky B 15 G 16 D 14 A x D x e 14 B 15 G 16 D 14 A x D x e 14 B 17 pinky G 16 D 14 A x D x e 14 B 15 G 17 pinky D 14 A x D x Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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