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I appreciate all your work on the Pumpkins catalogue, @arrov. Your list is great, I would also be interested in Frail & Bedazzled, Obscured, and Blue from Pisces Iscariot, and Shame from Adore. As for Soma, I'm a bassist so there is no current version for me 😞

 

 

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9 hours ago, jellisjenius said:

I appreciate all your work on the Pumpkins catalogue, @arrov. Your list is great, I would also be interested in Frail & Bedazzled, Obscured, and Blue from Pisces Iscariot, and Shame from Adore. As for Soma, I'm a bassist so there is no current version for me 😞

 

 

Good songs! I will add them to the eventual list. Soma is already near the top of songs to re-do next, being one of their best. And no worries, I have a good bass tab for it. I barely play bass, so please let me know if any of the bass charts need improvement or if you have better bass tones I'd be happy to add them in.

 

4 hours ago, smitty248 said:

I had a go on Crush.Very good.

Nice! I kinda rushed the "psychedelic riff" tone so I'll prob redo it again trying to make it a little more accurate, but I still like it as is right now.

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Completed & uploaded Daydream - in the process I found this great playlist of vids I'd never seen with Billy giving some background on Gish & SD along with individual songs, and he performs a few songs solo acoustic. The recordings are very good and some clear shots of his fingers playing. Might have to do acoustic CDLCs for a couple of these like Rhinoceros

 https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLB91AC1CBE0026977

 

 

 

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5 hours ago, arrov said:

Man, I tell ya what... making all these CDLC and playing along, I really appreciate Jimmy Chamberlin as a drummer even more. 

Yeah.  He was the first drummer that (as a pure guitarist) I recognized as bringing songs to life as much as a melody or lyrics etc.  

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8 hours ago, jellisjenius said:

I played through all of Gish (well, all of the bass parts) Sunday and had a blast! The three bass charts you did were my favorites - Crush, Suffer, and Window Paine 🙂

Awesome! I've been meaning to go through the other older Gish songs and see if any of them need work, but haven't had a chance yet. 

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I should have mentioned here that I chose Suffer for the Championship this week - but I see you already found your way to it @arrov 🙂

 

Only the bass part is in this week's competition but I have put the lead and rhythm paths in reserve for a future competition. Thanks again for all the excellent Pumpkins CDLC!

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thanks again @jellisjenius!

Quick update on where I'm at currently in SP songs:


I've started tabbing out Hummer parts for my new, more correct version

I've also taken a closer look at Snail and will be doing my own version for it. The guitar parts are wrong in places and there is no bass part in the current CDLC. I'm grateful to Revy for doing his Snail CDLC as I had requested it years ago, but this is again one of my all time top SP songs and it needs an accurate chart. But I will have to create all the tabs myself because I can't find any good ones already made.

I've been having to spend more time on other life stuff lately so I haven't been able to work on CDLC as much, so the new ones may trickle in a bit slowly.

Eye is currently on hold because I'm more concerned with the other songs first. (Altho I may decide to go ahead and finish it up)

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Ok, got the Soma solo tabbed out, and most of the intro/clean sections. Still have to do all the distorted parts and bass. I have some good tabs I'm working with but the best is in text format and I'm transcribing my own tab arrangements. With any luck I may be able to get it done sometime this weekend. Still gotta beat sync the chart and all that tho.

I'm also working on adding the lyrics to all my already completed SP songs.

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On 6/17/2021 at 1:43 AM, arrov said:

Ok, got the Soma solo tabbed out, and most of the intro/clean sections. Still have to do all the distorted parts and bass. I have some good tabs I'm working with but the best is in text format and I'm transcribing my own tab arrangements. With any luck I may be able to get it done sometime this weekend. Still gotta beat sync the chart and all that tho.

I'm also working on adding the lyrics to all my already completed SP songs.

Man..this is SO much appreciated!

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Soma Tabs and beatsync are completed... tones almost finished for v1

But I am learning how to apply handshapes to all the notes for a much better chart, whereas before I was just specifying the fingers for certain parts. Should make it a lot better overall but might take a bit longer to complete depending on how long it takes me to fully understand what I'm doing.... and I guess now I will have to go back and update all the previous CDLC to apply these handshapes 🙉

 

Edit: wow this makes a huge difference. This is an aspect I was continually confused by because I couldn't figure out why my finger positions weren't showing the way it does in official DLC. Handshapes make all the difference. I guess I will def. have to go back and update all my previous songs.

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(Edit, just made a long ass post about Soma but I'm gonna shorten it to the point)

I pretty much finished Soma but after going to check some live performance vid, I've realized that the arrangement can maybe be improved to more reflect how it is played live. Being so heavily layered on the album, the version I have done is accurate but I think it would prob be better as the live arrangement in places...

So I'll have to finish making some comparisons and decide what to do with the dang thing...

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