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Sonic Youth - Kool Thing tab

Tuning both guitars: F# F# F# F# E B

For the intro, Thurston palm mutes the low F# strings,
and Lee strikes the open F# strings, then throws a bend in:

B-------|
E-------|
F#--5b--
F#--0---|
F#--0---|
F#--0---|

Main riff:

B-------------------------------|
E-------------------------------|
F#------7---7-7---7---7---5br---| bend and return.
F#------7---7-7---7---7---5br---| optional pinch harmonic...
F#--0-0---0-----0---0---0-------|
F#--0-0---0-----0---0---0-------|

"I don't wanna":

Thurston:

B----------------------------------|
E----------------------------------|
F#------6-6-6-3--------------------|
F#------6-6-6-3--------------------|
F#--0-------------5\6-6-6/3-3-3-0--|
F#--0-------------5\6-6-6/3-3-3-0--|

Lee:

B--------------------------------|
E--------------------------------|
F#----------------17---18---19\--| trem pick each note
F#----------------17---18---19\--|
F#-------------------------------|
F#-------------------------------|

For bass break, both guitars let open strings ring => feedback.....

Then:

B---------------- tweak w trem bar ------------------ tweak w trem bar ----|
E--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
F#--0--0--0-0-0--16--16-16-16-16-16-16--0--0--0-0-0--17--17-17-17-17-17-17-|
F#--0--0--0-0-0--16--16-16-16-16-16-16--0--0--0-0-0--17--17-17-17-17-17-17-|
F#--0--0--0-0-0-------------------------0--0--0-0-0------------------------|
F#--0--0--0-0-0-------------------------0--0--0-0-0------------------------|

repeat simile, then:

B----------------------------------------------------------..  repeat this, while lee does
E----------------------------------------------------------..  open strings => skronky noise
F#--7-7-9-0-7-9--8-8-10-0-8-8-10--  high up on the neck.---..
F#--7-7-9-0-7-9--8-8-10-0-8-8-10---------------------------..
F#---------------------------------------------------------..  
F#--------------------------------  on the low F# strings.-..
after a few bars, throw in the octaves

then repeat the previous riff (open strings => trem bar noise).

back to verse/chorus etc ...
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