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Mexicola Bass Tab

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#----------------------------------PLEASE NOTE---------------------------------#
#This file is the author's own work and represents their interpretation of the #
#song. You may only use this file for private study, scholarship, or research. #
#------------------------------------------------------------------------------##

                               MEXICOLA (Bassline)
                     As recorded by Queens Of The Stone Age
                  (From the 1998 Album QUEENS OF THE STONE AGE)

Words and Music by Joshua Homme


Gtr I (C F Bb Eb) - 'Josh (Bass, Heavy Distortion)'

 Intro
  Q=110
 2/4        4/4
  Gtr I
  Q   E  E   E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E
|----------|-----------------|-----------------|
|----------|-----------------|-----------------|
|----------|-----------------|---6-------------|
|-5s=12\-0-|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|-0---0-0-0-0-0-0-|


  E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E
|-----------------|-------------------|
|-----------------|-------------------|
|-----------------|---6---------------|
|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|-0---0-0-0-0-0-5/--|


  E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E   E E E E  E  E  E  E
|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------|----------------------|
|-----------------|-------------8---|-----------------|------------------13--|
|-----7---6-----7-|---6-----------7-|-----7---6-------|---6-----11-13-14-----|
|-0-0---0---0-0---|-0---0-0-4h6-----|-0-0---0---0-0-0-|-0---0-0--------------|


    E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E  4x
||------------------|-----------------|-----------------|------------------||
||o-----------------|-------------8---|-----------------|-------------8---o||
||o-----7---6-----7-|---6-----------7-|-----7---6-----7-|---6-----------7-o||
||--0-0---0---0-0---|-0---0-0-4h6-----|-0-0---0---0-0---|-0---0-0-4h6------||


 Pre-Verse
  E E E. S E Q  E   E E E. S E E Q    E E E. S S S Q  E   E E E. S E Q  E
|-----------------|-----------------|-------------------|-----------------|
|-----------------|-----------------|-------------------|-----------------|
|-----------------|-----------------|-7-7-7--7-7-7-7--7-|-7-7-7--7-7-7--7-|
|-3-3-3--3-3-3--3-|-3-3-3--3-3-3-3--|-------------------|-----------------|


  E E E. S E Q  E   E E E. S E E Q    E E E. S S S Q  E   E E E. S E Q  E
|-----------------|-----------------|-------------------|-----------------|
|-----------------|-----------------|-------------------|-----------------|
|-----------------|-----------------|-7-7-7--7-7-7-7--7-|-7-7-7--7-7-7--7-|
|-3-3-3--3-3-3--3-|-3-3-3--3-3-3-3--|-------------------|-----------------|


   Verse
     E  E  E.  S  E  Q   E    E  E  E.  S  E  E  E  E
||-------------------------|--------------------------|
||o------------------------|--------------------------|
||o-10-10-10--10-10-10--10-|-10-10-10--10-10-10-10-10-|
||-------------------------|--------------------------|


  E E E. S S S Q  E   E E E. S E Q  E   4x
|-------------------|-------------------||
|-------------------|------------------o||
|-7-7-7--7-7-7-7--7-|-7-7-7--7-7-7--7--o||
|-------------------|-------------------||


   Pre-Chorus
    E E E. S E Q  E   E E E. S E E Q    E E E. S S S Q  E   E E E. S E Q  E   4x
||------------------|-----------------|-------------------|-------------------||
||o-----------------|-----------------|-------------------|------------------o||
||o-----------------|-----------------|-7-7-7--7-7-7-7--7-|-7-7-7--7-7-7--7--o||
||--3-3-3--3-3-3--3-|-3-3-3--3-3-3-3--|-------------------|-------------------||


   Chorus
    E E E E E  E E  E   E E E E E  E E  E
||--------------------|-------------------|
||o-------------------|-------------------|
||o-----7-------------|-----7-------------|
||--0-0---0-0-10-0-10-|-0-0---0-0-10-0-10-|


  E E E E E  E E  E   E E E E E  E E  E
|-------------------|--------------------||
|-------------------|-------------------o||
|-----7-------------|-----7-------------o||
|-0-0---0-0-10-0-10-|-0-0---0-0-10-0-10--||


  E E E. S E Q  E   E E E. S E E Q    E E E. S S S Q  E   E E E. S E Q  E
|-----------------|-----------------|-------------------|-----------------|
|-----------------|-----------------|-------------------|-----------------|
|-----------------|-----------------|-7-7-7--7-7-7-7--7-|-7-7-7--7-7-7--7-|
|-3-3-3--3-3-3--3-|-3-3-3--3-3-3-3--|-------------------|-----------------|


   Verse
     E  E  E.  S  E  Q   E    E  E  E.  S  E  E  E  E
||-------------------------|--------------------------|
||o------------------------|--------------------------|
||o-10-10-10--10-10-10--10-|-10-10-10--10-10-10-10-10-|
||-------------------------|--------------------------|


  E E E. S S S Q  E   E E E. S E Q  E   4x
|-------------------|-------------------||
|-------------------|------------------o||
|-7-7-7--7-7-7-7--7-|-7-7-7--7-7-7--7--o||
|-------------------|-------------------||


   Pre-Chorus
    E E E. S E Q  E   E E E. S E E Q    E E E. S S S Q  E   E E E. S E Q  E   4x
||------------------|-----------------|-------------------|-------------------||
||o-----------------|-----------------|-------------------|------------------o||
||o-----------------|-----------------|-7-7-7--7-7-7-7--7-|-7-7-7--7-7-7--7--o||
||--3-3-3--3-3-3--3-|-3-3-3--3-3-3-3--|-------------------|-------------------||


 Bridge
 2/4       4/4
  Q  Q      E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E
|-------||------------------|-----------------|
|-------||o-----------------|-------------8---|
|-------||o-----7---6-----7-|---6-----------7-|
|-0-----||--0-0---0---0-0---|-0---0-0-4h6-----|


  E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E   4x
|-----------------|-------------------||
|-----------------|-------------8----o||
|-----7---6-----7-|---6-----------7--o||
|-0-0---0---0-0---|-0---0-0-4h6-------||


   Chorus
    E E E E E  E E  E   E E E E E  E E  E
||--------------------|-------------------|
||o-------------------|-------------------|
||o-----7-------------|-----7-------------|
||--0-0---0-0-10-0-10-|-0-0---0-0-10-0-10-|


  E E E E E  E E  E   E E E E E  E E  E  4x
|-------------------|--------------------||
|-------------------|-------------------o||
|-----7-------------|-----7-------------o||
|-0-0---0-0-10-0-10-|-0-0---0-0-10-0-10--||


  E E E E E  E E  E   E E E E E  E E  E
|-------------------|-------------------|
|-------------------|-------------------|
|-------------------|-------------------|
|-0-0-0-0-0-10-0-10-|-0-0-0-0-0-10-0-10-|


  E E E E E  E E  E   E E E E E  E E  E
|-------------------|--------------------|
|-------------------|--------------------|
|-------------------|--------------------|
|-0-0-0-0-0-10-0-10-|-0-0-0-0-0-10-0-10--|


  E E E E E  E E  E   E E E E E  E E  E
|-------------------|-------------------|
|-------------------|-------------------|
|-------------------|-------------------|
|-0-0-0-0-0-10-0-10-|-0-0-0-0-0-10-0-10-|


  E E E E E  E E  E   E E E E E  Q   +E
|-------------------|----------------------*|
|-------------------|----------------------*|
|-------------------|----------------------*|
|-0-0-0-0-0-10-0-10-|-0-0-0-0-0-10--(10)\--*|


Duration Legend
---------------
W - whole; H - half; Q - quarter; E - 8th; S - 16th; T - 32nd; X - 64th; a - acciaccatura
+ - note tied to previous; . - note dotted; .. - note double dotted
Uncapitalized letters represent notes that are staccato (1/2 duration)
Irregular groupings are notated above the duration line
Duration letters will always appear directly above the note/fret number it represents the
duration for.  Duration letters with no fret number below them represent rests.  Multi-
bar rests are notated in the form Wxn, where n is the number of bars to rest for.  Low
melody durations appear below the staff

Tablature Legend
----------------
 h   - hammer-on
 p   - pull-off
 b   - bend
 pb  - pre-bend
 r   - bend release (if no number after the r, then release immediately)
 /\  - slide into or out of (from/to "nowhere")
 s   - legato slide
 S   - shift slide
  - natural harmonic
[n]  - artificial harmonic
n(n) - tapped harmonic
 ~   - vibrato
 tr  - trill
 T   - tap
 TP  - trem. picking
 PM  - palm muting
\n/  - tremolo bar dip; n = amount to dip
 \n  - tremolo bar down
 n/  - tremolo bar up
/n\  - tremolo bar inverted dip
 =   - hold bend; also acts as connecting device for hammers/pulls
 <>  - volume swell (louder/softer)
 x   - on rhythm slash represents muted slash
 o   - on rhythm slash represents single note slash

Misc Legend
-----------
 |  - bar
||  - double bar
||o - repeat start
o|| - repeat end
*|  - double bar (ending)
 :  - bar (freetime)
 $  - Segno
 &  - Coda
Tempo markers -  = BPM(8/16=s8/s16), where s8 = swing 8ths, s16 = swing 16ths
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nbmatt wrote on January 14 2013, 11:44 pm

How the **** can a bass be tuned into C-standard?

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Pindapoeper wrote on March 24 2013, 06:47 am

What's so weird about that? it's 4 steps down...
With a set of .105 there's just enough tension for a C tuning.
And if you dont want to modify your nut, and you want more tension you can use flatwounds.

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