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Godspeed You Black Emperor - East Hastings tab

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Artist: Godspeed You! Black Emperor
Song: "East Hastings" (Mainly The Movement Sad Mafioso)
Album: F#A#oo
Year: 1998

This is my first tab, and im proud to say its practically 99.9% correct

This is one of the most famous GY!BE songs.
For any questions, comments, or info u can e-mail me at
sincorepwns@yahoo.com

Also u can e-mail me there if u are requesting for timing to be added
or if u want anything else added to this.


Tuning:Standard (e,B,G,D,A,E)

LEGEND:

| /     slide up
| \     slide down
| h     hammer-on
| p     pull-off
| ~     vibrato
| b     bend
| r     release bend
| X     choppy, mute strings
| Q     Some Feedback Or Some Effect 
|       (I'm not a big on all the effects, so idk)
| (13)  Second Guitar Or Just A Harmonizing Effect (A.K.A. Optional Note)
|
|               /\ 'Notes In The Paranthesis Are That' /\




Riff 1: At:[2:17]
           [3:20]
           [5:09]
           [5:25]

e|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|------6-6-6-5-5---------6-6-6\2-2---------6-6-6/8-8---------6-6-6/3-3~---|
D|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|----6----------------6-----------------6-----------------6---------------|
           


Riff 2: At:[4:33]
           [4:50]
           [5:43]
           [5:59]
                                                                           
e|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-----6-6-6-7-4---------4-4-4-6-2---------2-2-2-4-1--------1-1-1b2r1------|
G|---------------------------------------------------------------------3~--|
D|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|---6----------------6-----------------6----------------6-----------------|



Drums Enter: [6:16]

Riff 1 (Again): [6:16]  
                                                                    
e|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|------6-6-6-5-5---------6-6-6\2-2---------6-6-6/8-8---------6-6-6/3-3~---|
D|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|----6----------------6-----------------6-----------------6---------------|



Riff 1B: [6:33] 
                                                                    
e|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------1b2-------------------------------------|
G|------6-6-6-5-5---------6-6-6\2-------3--6-6-6/8-8-----------------------|
D|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|----6----------------6----------------6-----------------6-(let-ring)-----|



Riff 3: [6:49]

e|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|----6-7p6-6-7p6-6-7p6-6-7p6-7p6-4----4-6p4-4-6p4-4-6p4-4-6p4-6p4-2-------|
G|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|

e|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|----2-4p2-2-4p2-2-4p2-2-4p2-4p2-1----1-2p1-1-2p1-1-2p1-1-2p1-2p1---------|
G|-----------------------------------------------------------------3-------|
D|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|



Riff 3B: [7:05]

e|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|----6-7p6-6-7p6-6-7p6-6-7p6-7p6-4----4-6p4-4-6p4-4-6p4-4-6p4-6p4-2-------|
G|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|

e|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|----2-4p2-2-4p2-2-4p2-2-4p2-4p2-(1)--1-2-1-2-1-2-1-2-1b2-(let-ring)------|
G|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|



Riff 4: [7:20] (Cello Transposed For Guitar)

e|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|--8-8-9-8--8-8-9-8--6-6-8-6--6-6-8-6--4-4-6-4--4-4-6-4--3-3-4-3-1-let----|
E|-------------------------------------------------------------------ring--|



Riff 5: [7:35] (Violin Transposed For Guitar)

e|-----------------------------------------------|------|------------------|
B|-----------------------------------------------|------|------------------|
G|--6----6----6----6------5----5----5----5-------|Repeat|---(let all-------|
D|-----------------------------------------------|Again-|----notes ring----|
A|-----8----8----8----8------6----6----6----6----|------|----for best------|
E|-----------------------------------------------|------|----effect)-------|


Riff 6: [7:50] (Violin Transposed For Guitar)   

e|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-----6-------6---------5-------5---------3-------3-----------------------|
D|--8----8-8-8---8---6-6---6-6-6---6---4-4---4-4-4---4---3--4--3--1--------|
A|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|



Riff 4B: [8:05] (Cello Transposed For Guitar)

e|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|--8-8-9-8--8-8-9-8--6-6-8-6--6-6-8-6--4-4-6-4--4-4-6-4--3-3-4-3-(1)-let--|
E|-------------------------------------------------------------------ring--|



Riff 7: [8:23] (Very Soft Guitar; Drums Stops, Singing Enters)
 
e|-----------------------|--------|-----------------|
B|-----------------------|--------|-----------------|
G|-----------------------|-Repeat-|-----------------|
D|-----------------------|-3-Times|--Then:----------|
A|-------4-------8-------|--------|---End:-------4--|
E|-----2-------6---------|--------|----On:-----2----|



Riff 8:   [8:49] (Singing Stops)

e|------13---13---11---11--------11---11---9----9--------9----9----8----8--|
B|-----(18)-(18)-(16)-(16)------(16)-(16)-(14)-(14)-----(14)-(14)-(13)-(13)|
G|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|---8------------------------4-----------------------8--------------------|
E|-6------------------------2-----------------------6----------------------|

e|------8----8----6----6--------6----6----8----8---------8----8----9----9--|
B|-----(13)-(13)-(11)-(11)-----(11)-(11)-(13)-(13)------(13)-(13)-(14)-(14)|
G|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|---4-----------------------8------------------------4--------------------|
E|-2-----------------------6------------------------2----------------------|

e|------------9----9----11---11-------------11---11---13---13------|
B|-----------(14)-(14)-(16)-(16)-----------(16)-(16)-(18)-(18)-----|
G|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
D|-----------------------------------------------------------------|
A|--------8----------------------------4---------------------------|
E|-----6----------------------------2------------------------------|



Drums Enter [9:19]:


Riff 9: [9:19] (Cello Transposed For Guitar)
        Played ALONG With Riff 8

e|-------These Chords Are Simply Played Over The Bass Section Of Riff 8----|
B|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|-8-8-----------------------4-4-------------------------------------------|
A|-8-8-----------------------4-4-------------------------------------------|
E|-6-6-----------------------2-2-------------------------------------------|



Riff 10: [9:48]

e|--------13---13---11---11-/-9----9----8----8----6-----6h8-6--6h8-6--6h8--|
B|-------(18)-(18)-(16)-(16)/(14)-(14)-(13)-(13)-(11)----------------------|
G|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|---------------------------------4-4-------------------------8-8---------|
A|-----8---------------------------4-4-------------------------8-8---------|
E|---6-----------------------------2-2-------------------------6-6---------|

e|--6-/-1---2--/-----------------------------------------------------------|
B|-----------------2----1h2-1b2--------------------------------------------|
G|----------------------------------3--(let-ring)--------------------------|
D|----------4-4---------------8-8------------------------------------------|
A|----------4-4---------------8-8------------------------------------------|
E|----------2-2---------------6-6------------------------------------------|



Riff 11: [10:15] (Cello Transposed For Guitar)

e|---------------------------------------------------------|---------------|
B|---------------------------------------------------------|---------------|
G|---------------------------------------------------------|---Play--------|
D|-(8)(8)----------------------(4)(4)----------------------|---Again-------|
A|--8--8--9-9-8-8-9-9-8-6-4-6---4--4--6-6-4-6-4-4-3-1------|---------------|
E|-(6)(6)----------------------(2)(2)----------------------|---------------|



Riff 12: [10:28]

e|--6----6----8----8----6----6----8----8--6-6-8-8--6-6-4-4--|--------------|
B|(11)-(11)-(13)-(13)-(11)-(11)-(13)-(13)-------------------|--Repeat------|
G|------------------------------------------------/\--------|-Three Times--|
D|----------------------------------------(Just Harmonize)--|--------------|
A|----------------------------------------(On B-String...)--|--------------|
E|----------------------------------------------------------|--------------|



Riff 12B: [10:47] (This Part Is Improv Mainly, But This Is The Basic)

e|--4-6B7-X-6B8-X-6B7-X-6B8-X-6B8-X-6B8-X-6B8-8-8-8-8-8-r7-b8-8-8-8-8-8-r6-|
B|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|



Riff 13: [10:59] (Distorted Guitar)

e|--------------------------|----------|-----------------------------------|
B|--------------------------|----------|-----------------------------------|
G|--------------------------|----------|-----------------------------------|
D|-------8----------4-------|-8------4-|---:Repeat: Fades Completely Out---|
A|--9Q---8-----6Q---4-------|-8------4-|------------At About 11:40 Or So---|
E|-------6----------2-------|-6------2-|-----------------------------------|


Riff 14: Starts As Early As [10:54] (Cello Transposed For Guitar)
         Played Along With Riff 13 For Accompaniment

e|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-8-8-9-9-8-8-9-9-8-8-6-6-8-8-6-6-4-4-6-6-4-4-6-6-4-4--3--4--1------------|
E|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|


Just Pound This Chord Or An Alteration Of It 
Start Ringing It Around [11:22] To The Final Stroke At [11:59] 
I'm Not Too Sure Of This Chord, But Oh Well

e|------------------|
B|------------------|
G|--(10)------------|
D|---8--------------|
A|---8--------------|
E|---6--------------|


Therefore,
Order:

Riff 1   (X 2)
Riff 2   (X 2)
Riff 1   (X 2)
Riff 2   (X 2)
Riff 1   (X 1)
Riff 1B  (X 1)
Riff 3   (X 1)
Riff 3B  (X 1)
Riff 4   (X 1)
Riff 5   (X 2)
Riff 6   (X 1)
Riff 4B  (X 1)
Riff 7   (X 3)
Riff 8   (X 1)
Riff 8 Along With Riff 9 (X 1)
Riff 10  (X 1)
Riff 11  (X 2)
Riff 12  (X 3)
Riff 12B (X 1)
Riff 13  (X ~8)
Riff 14  (x 12)
End Chord  (X ALOT)
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