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Discussion in 'Bass Humor & Gig Stories [BG]' started by RiZzBot, May 5, 2016.


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  1. RiZzBot

    RiZzBot Drunk + bass + broken strap locks = :'( Supporting Member

    Nov 23, 2014
    210, Texas
    who can tab this out for me. Remember I dont have all those fancy triggers, so you'll have to tab out how many times I have to turn each tuner up or down. Thanks friends.

     
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  2. mwbassace

    mwbassace

    Jul 26, 2010
    N.W. Ohio
    Definitely one of my most favorite of Mr. Manrings songs. I can't remember...something like 14 different tunings in this song. How does a mind even conjure up something like this? Musical genuis is a term that really should be used sparingly, but what other term describes this?
     
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  3. skwee

    skwee

    Apr 2, 2010
    Minneapolis
    WHOA.
     
  4. Bassdirty

    Bassdirty

    Jul 23, 2010
    CT
    woah indeed.
    more like holy ****!
    Someones got some free time.
    ;)
     
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  5. WhtMtnGrv

    WhtMtnGrv

    Nov 1, 2015
    Burbank, CA
    That's incredible
     
  6. DWBass

    DWBass The Funkfather

    Only $5??
     
  7. RiZzBot

    RiZzBot Drunk + bass + broken strap locks = :'( Supporting Member

    Nov 23, 2014
    210, Texas
    So does this mean you're up for the challenge? We can definitely negotiate a better price? :)
     
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  8. Wow... just.. wow! :)
     
  9. Ox Boris

    Ox Boris Banned

    Nov 23, 2015
    Australia
    Boring. It might make a good background track to a Star Trek scene in an alien restaurant, but outside of that, it did nothing for me whatsoever.
     
  10. DiabolusInMusic

    DiabolusInMusic Functionless Art is Merely Tolerated Vandalism Supporting Member

    I have heard Micahel talk about using different tunings. He says something along the lines of "while the bass may be in different tunings the notes he is using are still the same."

    I love this song. I got the chance to see Manring a few years back but, sadly, had to leave the show early.

    Writing a tab for something like this would be a nightmare. Even the sheet music would leave you feeling so confused without knowing about all the tuning tricks.
     
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  11. jive1

    jive1 Commercial User

    Jan 16, 2003
    Alexandria,VA
    Owner/Retailer: Jive Sound
    I don't think it would be extremely difficult to transcribe using standard notation.
     
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  12. Passinwind

    Passinwind I know nothing. Supporting Member Commercial User

    Dec 3, 2003
    Columbia River Gorge, WA.
    Owner/Designer &Toaster Tech Passinwind Electronics
    Just ask Michael on his "Ask A Pro" forum here on TB. Or better yet, book a lesson and/or living room concert with him.

    And yes, I know what forum this is posted in. [​IMG]
     
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  13. RiZzBot

    RiZzBot Drunk + bass + broken strap locks = :'( Supporting Member

    Nov 23, 2014
    210, Texas
    I'm afraid that even after he transcribed it, i'd still fail at pulling it off.
     
  14. Oddly

    Oddly Unofficial TalkBass Cartographer! Supporting Member

    Jan 17, 2014
    Dublin, Ireland.
    Wow. I recently put a single drop-d tuner on my jazz and have difficulty remembering what notes I'm playing when I'm using it...
     
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