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Old 03-02-2020, 09:04 PM   #141
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in principle, i agree. in any case where the voicing of the chord is affected, or if there was a natural reason to play a chord a certain way because of the chords before and/or after it, i wouldn't say anything.

but here, i just don't see any reason why a guitarist playing this song would opt for that fingering of the chord. dave matthews probably does it because when he composed the progression, he likely was playing around with that D shape and eventually settled on that bass note, and then it just became "the way".

timh is showing the way the man himself plays it, so that's fair enough. but if anyone learning the songs actually insists on playing the exact same voicing of the chord in the exact same position in a weird way just because that's the way dave matthews does it? i think that's bordering on some kind of disorder.
Sounds like you've been playing long enough to know not everyone cares about showing off theoretical knowledge and they mostly play like they learned to or how it feels right to them. Dave is a songwriter more so than a guitarist. He's not shy about that. I think the disorder thing is more evident in pointing all of this out to a group of people that were or are fans of this weird guy that plays the guitar like a weirdo in thread dedicated to EXACTLY HOW HE DOES IT.

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Old 03-06-2020, 03:42 PM   #142
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I think what i’d be most interested in seeing is a Roi solo tabbed out for lead guitar. Every note would be annoying to do i’d imagine. Maybe it could be described through generally where he is on the root scale, some scale positions that work, and a few of the more notable riffs tabbed out.

Like Roi’s last Loving Wings @ Gorge, for instance.
or even his classic arrangement parts like LLD or Ditch
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Old 03-06-2020, 07:39 PM   #143
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I think what id be most interested in seeing is a Roi solo tabbed out for lead guitar. Every note would be annoying to do id imagine. Maybe it could be described through generally where he is on the root scale, some scale positions that work, and a few of the more notable riffs tabbed out.

Like Rois last Loving Wings @ Gorge, for instance.
or even his classic arrangement parts like LLD or Ditch
It seems like there should be an app for that. Someone get on it!
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Old 03-24-2020, 10:45 AM   #144
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Old 03-24-2020, 11:46 AM   #145
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Old 03-24-2020, 02:36 PM   #146
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Old 03-24-2020, 05:20 PM   #147
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never could quite get that bend in the WWYS riff, so i just became accustomed to doing a little 2-3-2 hammer-on-off instead :shrug

but i never quite noticed that slide back to the second fret, that sounds a whole lot better now! thanks!
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Old 05-20-2020, 02:28 PM   #148
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I feel like this song got a bad reputation for how much it was played in the e1 slot... but I've always really loved this riff.

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Old 06-04-2020, 01:16 PM   #149
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Old 07-31-2020, 11:58 AM   #150
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Old 07-31-2020, 12:16 PM   #151
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Thank you so much again for posting all of these tutorials that you make. I really enjoy watching them all.
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Old 07-31-2020, 12:43 PM   #152
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Thank you so much again for posting all of these tutorials that you make. I really enjoy watching them all.
Thanks man! That's what kind of crazy to me about Dave Matthews songs in general, I don't listen to DMB anything like I used to, but the songs themselves are still so insanely fun to play.
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I feel like this song got a bad reputation for how much it was played in the e1 slot... but I've always really loved this riff.

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Always liked this riff. Song gets played alot but I dont think it deserves the hate it gets
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Any chance an Early Home tutorial? I know the basic verse is F/A#/C/F with hammer on and pull offs. Then Dm, G7, C7, ?. Thanks.
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probably best to play early home with capo on 1st.
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probably best to play early home with capo on 1st.
Ill give that a shot. Thanks.
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Old 07-31-2020, 10:24 PM   #157
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Any chance an Early Home tutorial? I know the basic verse is F/A#/C/F with hammer on and pull offs. Then Dm, G7, C7, ?. Thanks.
Here's a rough overview... without seeing him play it, there obviously could be some things that are inaccurate. but I think this is pretty close to how he's playing it. at 6:57 I am mentioning how to play an a minor chord and I say ring finger on the 5 string 5 fret, that is a misspeak and should have been ring finger on the 6 string 5 fret.
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I just watched the busted stuff video. I never knew it was in that random ass tuning. How on earth did he come up with open Em tuning?
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I just watched the busted stuff video. I never knew it was in that random ass tuning. How on earth did he come up with open Em tuning?
I have no fucking clue... I mean, it's kind of interesting I guess? But I did spend a few minutes wondering about what his thought process was there... I could see where maybe he's in a studio setting (not necessarily working on a dm or dmb project, maybe just hanging out on some other artist's recording sessions) and picks up a guitar and strums it and thinks "what the hell is this tuning" ... the producer says "oh, that's open Eminor" so he sits down with it for a while and riffs out this idea that he brings into his own studio sessions in '00.

It's odd to me that he didn't come up with a few more songs based around that tuning though... usually when he finds a "non-conventional" instrumentation idea that breaks from his established "normal," it is usually accompanied by a little flurry of songs chasing that newness. ie: raised b, baritone electric, veillette guitar
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Here's a rough overview... without seeing him play it, there obviously could be some things that are inaccurate. but I think this is pretty close to how he's playing it. at 6:57 I am mentioning how to play an a minor chord and I say ring finger on the 5 string 5 fret, that is a misspeak and should have been ring finger on the 6 string 5 fret.
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