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Wax Simulacra bass

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Artist: The Mars Volta
Song: Wax Simulacra (Single)
Album: The Bedlam of Goliath
Tuning: Standard (EADG)
Tabbed By: Nathan Zwiener

It's not like me to make bass tabs, but this song is mixed much differently than
Mars Volta songs and I can't hear the guitar for about 90% of the song. But hey, the 
this song is very important, and cool.

This is probably the most powerful, kick-ass Mars Volta song out there. Sure there's
kick-ass Mars Volta songs but they have cooldowns and quiet interludes. Those are great,
Wax Simulacra just plows its way through 2 minutes and 41 seconds like tissue paper. I 
you enjoy this tab as much as I liked listening to this song. :)

 INTRO - Drum Solo!                   |2.

 VERSE (0:15)

 CHORUS (0:43)
 Sounds silly, I know, but it's what he plays.

 Back to the VERSE at 0:56.
 Then back to the CHORUS at 1:24.

The rhythm is dotted quarter notes switching pitch every measure, assuming the song's in
But it's easy to play by feel. So I didn't write the rhythm here. After the tilded note
for 2 measures), the rhythm goes to quarter notes with the drums.

 CHORUS (2:05) Rock out!                         x4

 OUTRO (2:31)
|-(rest while sax----------------|
|- totally freaks)---------------|

Send me feedback! :D

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wallnut 93 Dec 06, 2007 05:21 AM

Not bad, but the interlude uses arpeggios rather than just the root notes.

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thunder77 499 Dec 06, 2007 03:33 PM

Really? I couldn't tell he was playing arpeggios honestly, I disagree.

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wallnut 93 Dec 11, 2007 01:43 PM

Hmmm sounds like he does at 1:42, but ok the rest is just roots.

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