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Share Your Riffs

Discussion in 'Tablature and Notation [BG]' started by Raum, Jun 15, 2007.


  1. Raum

    Raum

    Jun 13, 2007
    I'm not sure if this goes here, but I wanted to make a thread where we could share some of our own riffs, songs or whatnot. Here are a couple I made up in the first few months I was playing. Simple but fun.

    #1 - This one is played fast. The slides at the second variation are with keeping both fingers on their respective frets and letting the notes ring out.

    -----------------------------------5---------
    ---------------------------------6---8-6-----
    ----------45--------45--------67-7-7-7-7----
    0000003h5--00003h5--00005h7---------------

    -----------------------------------5-8-6-\4\-3---------
    ---------------------------------6--7-7-7\-5\-454\2----
    ----------45--------45--------67-7---------------------
    0000003h5--00003h5--00005h7--------------------------


    #2 - This one has a triplet sort of feel to it and is again played at a higher tempo. The 3 at the end of the first riff is held out for a bit.

    ---------------------------
    ---------------------------
    ---875----------875-------
    505---777444505---777\3-- (Play twice)

    --------------------------------------------------------------
    --------------------------------------2-----------------------
    -----------------333555333-------111-323------------111/3---
    555555555555666----------000000----------222222333-------- (Play twice)


    Hope these are understandable, it's my first time tabbing something out.
     
  2. Matt Till

    Matt Till

    Jun 1, 2002
    Edinboro, PA
    |-24--------------5---------------------2--------------|
    |--------------------9--------------------5------------|
    |----5-------------------23-----------------19---------|
    |--------------24------2-----------12---------20-------|
    |-------17-------------------14------------------------|
    |---0--------------------------------------22--22--22--|
    |--5----5----5----15---5---5----5---15--5-------------|
    |-------------------------------------------------------|
    |------5---11--------24-------2-5-21-------------------|
    |-2------------7--2-------22----------3-7-9------------|


    278 BPM
    I play proggrasscore


    Sorry dude, but tabs of songs that no one has ever heard other than yourself... kind of pointless. Tabs are non rhythmic, and triplet feel doesn't help all that much. If I tried to play those songs from your tab, it would sound nothing like your riff.
     
  3. labgnat

    labgnat Inactive

    Oct 29, 2005
    outta this world
    but matt, i play yours and it's amazing, i think i time travelled backwards about 7 nano seconds.
     
  4. Thunder Pulse

    Thunder Pulse

    May 12, 2007
    If you're going to post tabs you need to use a fixed width font.
     
  5. Raum

    Raum

    Jun 13, 2007
    I dunno, these are pretty simple. It just gives people something to play around with. It doesn't have to sound exactly like mine. I'd record myself playing it but all I'd hear is people complaining about my bass being out of tune. :p Why not just try them out for something new to fool around with?

    This should solve the font problem.

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  6. If your going to post a tab of an originall at least post a a link to the song.
     
  7. Obese Chess

    Obese Chess Spicy Big Dad Supporting Member

    Sep 4, 2005
    Portland, OR
    YOU PLAY PROGGRASSCORE ALSO!?
     
  8. SLAP IT!!!

    (number)*= dead note

    G|--------6-----8
    D|--------------- (repeat thrice)
    A|4--4*-4*-4/6--
    E|---------------

    G|---3-----4-----5
    D|----------------
    A|1-1--2-2--3-3--
    E|----------------

    Easy, yet fun
     
  9. Raum

    Raum

    Jun 13, 2007
    I'll try that out Mikey. I have a question though, what's a dead note? I've seen them on tabs before and never knew.

    I'll try to get some recordings of the ones I posted, but like I said you guys are going to find my tuning and fretting (I play a fretless) absolutely atrocious.
     

  10. I nearly fell outta my chair after seeing that.:D
     
  11. Techmonkey

    Techmonkey

    Sep 4, 2004
    Wales, UK
    Isn't that one of Steve Vai's songs? :D You know, the one that sounds like amplified faeces?

    disclaimer: I actually happen to like Steve Vai so please don't take offence :p for the love of god is one of my favourite tracks ever.
     
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