Fang Island - Sideswiper tab

FANG ISLAND
"SIDESWIPER"

www.fangisland.com

I don't know about the rest of their songs because nobody has tabbed them, but
this song is played in DROP D.

I had a bit of help from watching their live performance of this song on KEXP.
If you haven't seen it, definitely check it out.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w6n09kkdBFI



OPENING - I can hear at least two different guitar harmonies. Probably more.

  1:               2:
e|----------------|---------------|
b|----------------|---------------|
g|----------------|--9-7-6-7-6----|
d|--11-9-7-9-7----|---------------|
a|----------------|---------------|
D|----------------|---------------|


SYNTH RIFF - Guitars play rhythm

e|----------------------------------------------------|
b|----------------------------------------------------|
g|----------------------------------------------------|
d|--7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7--5-5-5-5-5-5\7-7-7-7-7-7--|
a|--7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7--5-5-5-5-5-5\7-7-7-7-7-7--|
D|--7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7--5-5-5-5-5-5\7-7-7-7-7-7--|
p.m . . . . . . . . . . . . 


e|---------------------------------------------------|
b|---------------------------------------------------|
g|---------------------------------------------------|
d|--0-0-0-2-2-2-5-5-5-7-7-7-0-0-0-2-2-2-5h7-7-5h7-7--|
a|--0-0-0-2-2-2-5-5-5-7-7-7-0-0-0-2-2-2-5h7-7-5h7-7--|
D|--0-0-0-2-2-2-5-5-5-7-7-7-0-0-0-2-2-2-5h7-7-5h7-7--|



e|---------------------------------------------------|
b|---------------------------------------------------|
g|-(5-5-5)-------------------------------------------|
d|--5-5-5-0-0-0-5-5-5-7-7-7-0-0-0-2-2-2-5h7-7-5h7-7--|
a|--3-3-3-0-0-0-5-5-5-7-7-7-0-0-0-2-2-2-5h7-7-5h7-7--|
D|--------0-0-0-5-5-5-7-7-7-0-0-0-2-2-2-5h7-7-5h7-7--|


"CHORUS" RIFF - I only have one guitar tabbed out at the moment.

  First few times around:     Last few times:
e|---------------------------|----------------------|
b|---------------------------|----------------------|
g|---------------------------|----------------------|
d|---\11--9--7---------------|---\11--9--7----------|
a|-7-----------\4~---5-4-2~--|-7-----------\4~--5~--|
D|---------------------------|----------------------|


LEAD-IN INTO VOCALS

e|-----------------|
b|------------(2~)-|
g|-2-2-2-1-1-1-2~--|
d|-0-0-0-0-0-0-2~--|
a|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0~--|
D|-0-0-0-0-0-0-----|


Only music behind the vocals is the organ.


LEAD-IN TO "VICTORY" RIFF

Listen for rhythm.

e|-0--0--0--0--|
b|-2--0--2--3--|
g|-2--1--2--2--|
d|-2--2--2--0--|
a|-0--0--0-(0)-|
D|-------------|



"VICTORY" RIFF!

e|-9-10-12-------9-10-12-12\14~-12-10h12p10-9~-9~-9-10-12---------------|
b|--------\12~--------------------------------------------12~-\14-12/10-|
g|----------------------------------------------------------------------|
d|----------------------------------------------------------------------|
a|----------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|----------------------------------------------------------------------|

---------------------------------|
-12\14-12h14p12-10~--9-9h10p9-10-|
---------------------------------|
---------------------------------|
---------------------------------|
---------------------------------|


PART 2

e|----------------------------------------------------------------------|
b|-10~-9~----10-12-\14-10~-9~-9h10p9-10~-9~----10-12-\14-15~-\17~-15-14-|
g|-------\11-------------------------------\11--------------------------|
d|----------------------------------------------------------------------|
a|----------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|----------------------------------------------------------------------|


To lead back into the "victory" riff again. Two guitars.

  1:                                  2:
e|-----------------------------------|-7-9-7-9-7-9-7-9-\10~-9-7-9~-|
b|-9-10-9-10-9-10-9-10-\12~-10-9-10~-|-----------------------------|
g|-----------------------------------|-----------------------------|
d|-----------------------------------|-----------------------------|
a|-----------------------------------|-----------------------------|
D|-----------------------------------|-----------------------------|



Then toward the end Nick gets up high on the fretboard and pumps up the reverb.
Just fool around with it and you'll get it.

  Tremolo picking
e|-17ttttttt-16tt--------17ttttttt-16tt-21tt-19tt-|
b|---------------17tttt---------------------------|
g|------------------------------------------------|
d|------------------------------------------------|
a|------------------------------------------------|
D|------------------------------------------------|



End on A.

        Lead:
e|-----|--17~-|
b|--2~-|------|
g|--2~-|------|
d|--2~-|------|
a|--0~-|------|
D|-----|------|


I know I've missed quite a few harmonies, and I wasn't able to catch all the 
soloing/noodling at the end.
If you'd like to add to this tab or correct it, drop a comment and I'll give 
credit where credit is due.

Cheers.
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