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Melee Tab

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D G C F A D
This tab was directly from the dudes who play in this amazing band.
So don't credit me for tabbing it =]

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Artist: The Subtle Way
Album: Until We Have Faces EP (Negative Progression Records)
Song: Melee

D Standard Tuning: D G C F A D
~ = let ring out       / = slide
h = hammer-on          x = mute note
p = pull-off           * = natural harmonic
T = tap                PM = palm mute (pattern)

Guitar 1: Marcelo Sedano
Guitar 2: Jason Miller
Bass: Chad Archila

**********************************************************

INTRO: "So when you know where..." (0:00)

Guitar 1 (Next two sections = 2x)
D|----------------------10-------------------------------|
A|-----------------8-------8-----------------------------|
F|--------------11---11------11--5-5-x-4-4-x-4-4-x-2-2-x-|
C|-------------------------------5-5-x-5-5-x-5-5-x-2-2-x-|
G|---222222222-------------------3-3-x-3-3-x-0-0-x-0-0-x-|
D|---000000000-------------------------------------------|
PM   ........            

--------------------10-------------------------------------|
---------------8-------8-----------------------------------|
------------11---11------11--5-5-x-4-4-x-12-12-x-11-x-11-x-|
-2---------------------------5-5-x-5-5-x-x--x--x-x--x-x--x-|
-2-2222222-------------------3-3-x-3-3-x-10-10-x-9--x-9--x-|
-0-0000000-------------------------------------------------|
PM ......


Guitar 2 (Next two sections = 2x)
D|-------------------------------------------------------|
A|--------------7*---------------------------------------|
F|-----------------5*-7*---------5-5-x-4-4-x-4-4-x-2-2-x-|
C|-------------------------------5-5-x-5-5-x-5-5-x-2-2-x-|
G|---222222222-------------------3-3-x-3-3-x-0-0-x-0-0-x-|
D|---000000000-------------------------------------------|
PM   .........  

---------------------14------------------------------------|
---------------12-------12---------------------------------|
------------14----14-------14--16-16-x-14-14-x-9-9-14-14-x-|
-2-----------------------------x--x--x-x--x--x-x-x-x--x--x-|
-2-2222222---------------------14-14-x-12-12-x-7-7-12-12-x-|
-0-0000000-------------------------------------------------|
PM .......


Second time through, end one beat early

**********************************************************

BREAKDOWN: "How long will my gears..." (0:20)

Guitar 1 (Next two sections = 2x)                                         
D|-----------------------------------------11h14-T17-|
A|-------------8---------------------10h13-----------|
F|-------------11------------------------------------|
C|---------------------------------------------------|
G|---2-2--2--2----2--2--2--2-2--2--2-----------------|
D|---0-0--0--0----0--0--0--0-0--0--0-----------------|
PM   . .  .  .    .  .  .  . .  .  .    

----------------------------------------|
-----------8----------------------------|
-----------11---------------------------|
----------------------------------------|
-2-2--2--2----2--2--2--2-2--2--2--22222-|
-0-0--0--0----0--0--0--0-0--0--0--00000-|
 . .  .  .    .  .  .  . .  .  .  .....


Guitar 2 (Next two sections = 2x)                                         
D|-----------------------------------------8h11--T14-|
A|-------------8---------------------7h10------------|
F|-------------11------------------------------------|
C|---------------------------------------------------|
G|---2-2--2--2----2--2--2--2-2--2--2-----------------|
D|---0-0--0--0----0--0--0--0-0--0--0-----------------|
PM   . .  .  .    .  .  .  . .  .  .    

----------------------------------------|
-----------8----------------------------|
-----------11---------------------------|
----------------------------------------|
-2-2--2--2----2--2--2--2-2--2--2--22222-|
-0-0--0--0----0--0--0--0-0--0--0--00000-|
 . .  .  .    .  .  .  . .  .  .  .....

**********************************************************

CHORUS: "Wait for the sirens..." (0:36)

Guitar 1              /---------------------play 2 times--------------------\
D|-------------------|---------------------------------------------------------|
A|-------------------|---------------------------------------------------------|
F|------PAUSE--------|-4-4444-4-4444-4-4444-4-4444-4-4444-4-4444-4-4444-4-4444-|
C|-------------------|-5-5555-5-5555-5-5555-5-5555-5-5555-5-5555-5-5555-5-5555-|
G|-------------------|-0-0000-0-0000-2-2222-2-2222-3-3333-3-3333-3-3333-3-3333-|
D|-------------------|---------------------------------------------------------|

Guitar 2              /-----play 8 times------\
D|---7p0-------------|-7p0-------------7p0-----|
A|-------5/8/7p0-3/5-|-----5/8/7p0-3/5-----5/8-|
F|-------------------|-------------------------|
C|-------------------|-------------------------|
G|-------------------|-------------------------|
D|-------------------|-------------------------|


**********************************************************

VERSE 2: "Will my prints grace..." (0:55)

Guitar 1 (4x)
D|------------------------------------------------------------|
A|------------------------------------------------------------|
F|------------------------------------------------------------|
C|---x-2--2-x----x-2--2-x--5-4-2-5--5-x-4--4-x------4---5-4---|
G|---x-2--2-x----x-2--2-x--------3--3-x-3--3-x-5--5---5-----5-|
D|---x-0--0-x----x-0--0-x-------------------------------------|
PM                                                . . . 

SYNTHESIZER PART TRANSCRIBED AT THE BOTTOM OF THE TAB*

Come in on the 3rd time
Guitar 2 (2x)
D|------------------------------------------------------------|
A|------------------------------------------------------------|
F|-------------------------4-2--------------------------------|
C|---x-2--2-x----x-2--2-x------5-5--5-x-4--4-x------7---9-7---|
G|---x-2--2-x----x-2--2-x--------3--3-x-3--3-x-5--5---5-----5-|
D|---x-0--0-x----x-0--0-x-------------------------------------|
PM                                                . . .


Guitar 1 (end with pinch harmonic) (1:17)
D|--------------------|
A|--------------------|
F|---/9-7-------------|
C|--------10-9-7------|
G|---------------10-9-|
D|--------------------|

Guitar 2 (end with pinch harmonic)
D|--------------------|
A|--------------------|
F|---/5-4-------------|
C|--------7-5-4-------|
G|--------------7-6---|
D|--------------------|


**********************************************************

VERSE 3: "Why sweeten our tongues..." (1:20)

Guitar 1 (2x)
D|------------------------------------|-------------------------------------|
A|------------------------------------|-------------------------------------|
F|------------------------------------|-----4---7---------------------------|
C|------------9-------7-----------5---|-------5----------12-10-9-7-10-9-7---|
G|-------7-10-----------9-6---6-9---9-|-3-3-------0-9-10------------------9-|
D|---0-0--------0-0-0-------0---------|-------------------------------------|
PM   . .        . . .       . . .       . .       . . .

Guitar 2 (2x)
D|------------------------------------|-------------------------------------|
A|------------------------------------|-------------------------------------|
F|------------------------------------|---------4---------------------------|
C|---2-2--------2-2-2-----------------|-----5-2----------9-7-5-4-7-5-4------|
G|---2-2--------2-2-2-----------------|-3-3-------0-6-7----------------5----|
D|---0-0--------0-0-0-----------------|-------------------------------------|
PM   . .        . . .                   . .       . . .


Guitar 1 (2x)
D|-----------------------------------------|-------------------------------------|
A|-----------------------------------------|-------------------------------------|
F|-----------7-------5---------------------|-----4---7---------------------------|
C|-------5-9-----------7-4---4h5h7-5h7h9---|-------5----------12-10-9-7-10-9-7---|
G|-----------------------------------------|-3-3-------0-9-10------------------9-|
D|---0-0-------0-0-0-------0---------------|-------------------------------------|
PM   . .       . . .       .                 . .       . . .

Guitar 2 (2x)
D|-----------------------------------------|-------------------------------------|
A|-----------------------------------------|-------------------------------------|
F|-----------------------------------------|---------4---------------------------|
C|------------9-------7--------------------|-----5-2---------9-7-5-4-7-5-4-------|
G|-------7-10-----------9-6---6h7h9-7h9h10-|-3-3-------0-6-7---------------5-----|
D|---0-0--------0-0-0-------0--------------|-------------------------------------|
PM   . .        . . .       .                . .       . . .

Guitar 1 & 2
D|-----|
A|-----|
F|-----|
C|--2--|
G|--2--|
D|--0--|

**********************************************************

INTERLUDE: "Take your time..." (1:42)

Synth alone for 4 measures

Guitar 1 (2x,reverse guitar effect)
D|---------------------|
A|---3~----5~----7~----|
F|---0~----0~----0~----|
C|---2~----4~----5~----|
G|---3~----5~----7~----|
D|---------------------|


**********************************************************

BREAKDOWN 2: "I know how hard it is..." (2:07)

Guitar 1 (3x)
D|-----------------------------|        D|------|
A|---------------------8----8--|        A|------|
F|---------------------11---11-|  THEN  F|------|
C|-----------------------------|        C|--2~--|
G|---2~--2~----2222222---------|        G|--2~--|
D|---0~--0~----0000000----0----|        D|--0~--|
PM   .   .     .......    .             PM  .

Repeat BREAKDOWN 2

**********************************************************

Repeat CHORUS twice, coming in on the third chord

Play BREAKDOWN 2 once through

**********************************************************

*Synthesizer part transcribed for guitar:
D|---------12----12-------12----------------------------15-14----------14-15----|
A|---------------------------12-------------15-------15-------15----15----------|
F|------12-------------12-------14-12-11-12----11-12-------------12-------------|
C|---14-------------14----------------------------------------------------------|
G|------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|------------------------------------------------------------------------------|

D|---------12--12--12-------12----------------------------15-14----------14-15--|
A|-----------------------------12-------------15-------15-------15----15--------|
F|------12---12--12-----12--------14-12-11-12----11-12-------------12-----------|
C|---14--------------14---------------------------------------------------------|
G|------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
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